Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras (r) and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Photograph: Andrea Bonetti/EPA

The New York Review of Books recently carried a conversation between two American philosophers who concluded that everything we can see and do is inde(...)

Fears that Deutsche Bank might struggle to pay a multibillion US fine for misselling securities have sparked weeks of stock market turbulence. Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach

Germany’s leading blue-chip companies are reportedly lining up to take a €5 billion stake in Deutsche Bank if the ailing Frankfurt lender needs to be (...)

British prime minister Theresa May: Might have to trigger the exit procedure under article 50 before the end of the year. Photograph: Andrew Parsons/AFP/Getty Images

We have moved beyond “Brexit means Brexit”. We know the new UK government is seeking a relationship with the EU, governed by a trade agreement. It doe(...)