EU faces tense talks over top jobs in Brussels

EU leaders have begun summit talks in Brussels aimed at deciding who will get the EU’s top jobs and what to prioritise in the next five years. European Council President Donald Tusk, chairing Thursday’s talks, wants candidates to be named at this summit....

Trump says Iran made a 'very bad mistake'

Iran “made a very big mistake” in shooting down a US military surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz, President Donald Trump says. However, he told reporters it could have been the result of human error, saying: “I find it hard to believe it...

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt in the race

Jeremy Hunt will face Boris Johnson in the race to be the next Tory leader and PM, after Michael Gove was eliminated in the final ballot of the party’s MPs. Environment Secretary Mr Gove was supported by 75 MPs – just two votes short of Mr Hunt’s 77....

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

Barbara Bush, the former US first lady and literacy campaigner, has died at the age of 92. She was the matriarchal figure of a political dynasty that included two presidents – her husband George HW Bush and son George W Bush. Mrs Bush, who was first lady from...