Many countries already require travellers carry an  International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP), also known as the Carte Jaune or Yellow Card to confirm vaccination against yellow fever. Photograph: Jens Schlueter/AFP

Are vaccine passports on the way? It certainly seems likely, and although they may be a few months away it does seem inevitable that some type of(...)

A statue of Father Junipero Serra  in front of the San Gabriel Mission in San Gabriel, California.   A statue of Serra in nearby Golden Gate Park was torn down by protesters last Friday. Photograph:  Frederic J. Brown/AFP/via Getty Images

A spate of attacks on statues linked to colonialism and slavery in the United States has caused alarm in Madrid, following the vandalising of several (...)

If Phil Hogan applied and was successful in becoming WTO director general, it would mean the next government would have to choose a replacement commissioner. Photograph: Eric Luke

European commissioner and former minister for the environment Phil Hogan is considering applying to be director general of the World Trade Organisatio(...)