British prime minister Boris Johnson and US president Joe Biden, speak as they look at copies of the Atlantic Charter during their bilateral meeting in Carbis Bay, Britain. Photograph: Hollie Adams/EPA

The US, UK and EU had “complete harmony” on finding solutions to uphold the Belfast Agreement, British prime minister Boris Johnson has said after hol(...)

Police officers and soldiers check passengers leaving from Milan main train station, Italy. Photograph:AP Photo/Antonio Calanni

Movement across Italy will be sharply restricted within hours, prime minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Monday, in an unprecedented clampdown aimed (...)

Frans Timmermans is tasked by EU Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen to develop a “European green deal” over the next five years. Photograph: EPA/Stephanie LeCocq

The new European Commission is encountering big difficulties in securing member state agreement on scaling up 2030 targets to reduce carbon emissions (...)