Theresa May is welcomed by the president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a bilateral meeting on Brexit talks on Wednesday. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

Good morning, If your first thought upon opening this digest was “not another Brexit spiel” you may also want to disconnect from all forms of online (...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster and deputy leader Nigel Dodds at Downing Street. File photograph: Reuters

The DUP has called for a sensible Brexit as it accused the Irish Government of damaging Anglo-Irish relations over an “aggressive stance” on the Borde(...)

Analysts say sterling is nearing key technical levels. Photograph: Getty

Sterling edged higher on Friday and is poised to post gains for a third consecutive week as markets interpreted latest comments from top EU policymake(...)

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin, pictured at a  reception newly-arrived foreign ambassadors at the Kremlin on Wednesday, wished Donald Trump success on his election as US president. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/EPA

Russia, Ukraine & Hungary The Kremlin was quick to congratulate Donald Trump on Wednesday morning and Russia’s lower house of parliament broke in(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker  embraces  European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici before a moment of silence for  victims of the Paris attacks at the  G20 summit  in Antalya, Turkey. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker warned against a “base reaction” to Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris, insisting that Europe(...)

A mounted policeman leads a group of migrants near Dobova, Slovenia. The country has moved to tighten security to cope with a surge of migrants arriving from the Balkans. Photograph: Srdjan Zivulovic/Reuters

Slovenia has moved to beef up security to cope with a surge of migrants arriving from the Balkans, as the European Union invited the region’s leaders (...)