Cadbury’s moon landing recreation: one small step for chocolate-makers, one sweet treat for mankind. Photograph: Jacob King/PA

Image of the week: Chocolate moon Tomorrow marks 50 years since Neil Armstrong beat Buzz Aldrin by about 20 minutes to become the first man on the mo(...)

Christine Lagarde will be formally appointed in October. Photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times

Christine Lagarde is set to be confirmed in October as the next president of the European Central Bank (ECB), after the region’s finance ministers for(...)

 Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez and Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte at the start of the  European Council summit in Brussels. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

“We are going to witness a very dynamic 24 hours”, a senior EU official warned journalists on Wednesday night of the attempts by EU leaders to agree (...)

Jim Yong Kim, the president of the World Bank, abruptly announced that he will be leaving his post on February 1st

Jim Yong Kim, the president of the World Bank, abruptly announced that he will be leaving his post on February 1st, more than three years ahead of the(...)

Kristalina Georgieva resigned from her role as European Commission vice-president to join the World Bank as chief executive. Photograph: Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Images

It has been a difficult few weeks for the European Commission. Still reeling from Britain’s shock decision in June to leave the European Union, the E(...)

 Head of Unesco Irina Bokova   and Bulgarian EU commissioner Kristalina Georgieva  who has replaced Ms Bokova as the country’s candidate to succeed Ban Ki-moon as secretary general of the United Nations. Photograph: Kena Betancur,Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

The race to succeed Ban Ki-moon as secretary general of the United Nations took a fresh turn on Wednesday as Bulgaria nominated European Union commiss(...)

 British prime minister Theresa May and president of the European Parliament Martin Schulz at 10 Downing Street where they discussed Britain’s plans on exiting the EU. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Expectations that Ireland’s contribution to the EU budget will not be as high as expected, following our much-publicised 26 per cent growth figure, wi(...)

Catherine Day: recently retired as European Commission secretary general.   Photograph: Alan Betson

The European Commission will ensure 40 per cent of its management positions are occupied by women within the next four years, EC vice-president (...)

Catherine Day: former secretary general of the European Commission is succeeded by Alexander Italianer. Photograph: Alan Betson

The incoming secretary general of the European Commission assumed his new role on Tuesday, marking the end of the 10-year tenure of Irish official C(...)

British prime minister David Cameron, who is due to set out the UK’s plans for a renegotiation of its European Union membership at a summit on the Greek crisis. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

British prime minister David Cameron will set out Britain’s plans for a renegotiation of European Union membership when he arrives in Brussels today f(...)

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