Companies Try to Contain Fallout From Global Cyberattack
Global firms scrambled to cope with fallout from a cyberattack that disrupted computers across Europe and the U.S. A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S, the worldâ€™s biggest container-ship operator, closed many of its ports.
German lawmakers cleared the way for an early vote to legalize same-sex marriage after Chancellor Angela Merkel dropped her opposition to it, a move that frustrated some conservatives but deprived her opponents of a possible campaign issue.
Scotland Delays Plan for Second Independence Referendum
Scotlandâ€™s chief ministerÂ reversed her earlier plans to push for a second independence referendum before Britain departs the European Union, saying instead she would revisit the issue once Brexit negotiations are completed.
Senior Ukrainian Intelligence Officer Killed by Bomb in Kiev
A senior Ukrainian military intelligence officer was killed when a bomb detonated under his car in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev Tuesday, the Defense Ministry said, in an act the government is treating as terrorism.
Europe's Brexit Negotiator Urges U.K. to Show 'More Ambition' on EU Citizens' Rights
The European Unionâ€™s chief Brexit negotiator called on the U.K. to show â€śmore ambitionâ€ť in protecting the rights of EU citizens following the U.K.â€™s departure from the bloc after London laid out detailed proposals on the issue.
Trump---and Merkel's Response to Him---Is Issue in German Election
Germanyâ€™s main center-left political party on Sunday attacked Chancellor Angela Merkel for what its leaders said was a failure to stand up to President Donald Trump, signaling that the U.S. relationship will be a hot issue ahead of the national election here.
U.K. authorities said that 34 high-rises across England have failed fire-safety checks triggered by the lethal fire in a London residential tower earlier this month, as concerns grow over the safety of residents in social housing.
May's Offer on Citizens' Rights Draws Tepid EU Reaction
British Prime Minister Theresa May got a lukewarm responseÂ to her proposal on the post-Brexit rights of EU citizens in the U.K., with both sides acknowledging that significant differences will need ironing out.
Fire Safety Fears Lead to Evacuation of Some Public Housing in London
Some 800 households are being moved from five residential towers in north London after the buildings failed to pass fire safety checks prompted by last weekâ€™s lethal blaze in a public housing high-rise.
French President Emmanuel Macronâ€™s bid to revitalize the European Union is bumping into longstanding divisions over trade, with countries that depend on Chinese cash resisting his push to scrutinize foreign investments.
Britain Shouldn't Mistake Brexit Talks for Poker or War
The U.K. governmentâ€™s apparent conviction that it can bluff its way to success in negotiations with the EUâ€”or prevail with a last-minute, D-Day-style deceptionâ€”reveals a fundamental misunderstanding, Stephen Fidler writes.