Italian deputy PM and leader of the League party Matteo Salvini: said the boats were not Rome’s problem. Photograph: Remo Casilli/Reuters

Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he was working to prevent two rescue ships operated by French and Spanish charities from brin(...)

Aer Lingus parent IAG said in a statement it would suspend the voting rights of any shares acquired by a relevant non-EU person and require the owner to sell the shares to a third party or to the airline group itself. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

IAG, the owner of Aer Lingus, British Airways and Iberia airlines, said it would cap ownership of its shares by non-Europeans at the current 47.5 perc(...)

Brussels is to give airline groups a seven-month deadline to overhaul their shareholder make-up in order to retain full flying rights within the EU if Britain crashes out of the bloc without a deal next month. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Brussels is to give airline groups such as Ryanair and IAG, owner of British Airways and Iberia, a seven-month deadline to overhaul their shareholder (...)

Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy during a motion of no confidence debate at parliament in Madrid on Thursday. Photograph: Juan Carlos Hidalgo/Reuters

The political career of Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy appeared to be over on Thursday as support for a no-confidence motion against him gathere(...)