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Major automakers back compromise on US vehicle emissions rules, urge deal

Major automakers back compromise on US vehicle emissions rules, urge deal

A group of major automakers have backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trump administration over requirements through 2026 ...

British ministers back new Heathrow runway

British ministers back new Heathrow runway

British ministers backed plans for a new runway at London's Heathrow airport on Tuesday, opening the way for a parliamentary vote after decades of delays, although the project could still face challenges before building starts.

Iceland fight back to claim Portugal draw

Iceland fight back to claim Portugal draw

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal were stunned by tournament debutants Iceland yesterday as a second-half equaliser from Birkir Bjarnason earned the minnows an unlikely 1-1 draw in Euro 2016 Group F.

Rebel fighters roll back IS in northern Syria

Rebel fighters roll back IS in northern Syria

Syrian rebels reopened a vital supply line by capturing two villages yesterday from the Islamic State

Short sellers back again in Chinese equities as yuan losses escalate

Short sellers back again in Chinese equities as yuan losses escalate

Chinese equities are once again in the cross hairs of short sellers.

Migrants trickle back to Turkey from Greece

Migrants trickle back to Turkey from Greece

Two ferries left Greece for Turkey yesterday with 18 migrants on board, as a government spokesman said...

Don’t turn your back on EU, Obama urges Britons

Don’t turn your back on EU, Obama urges Britons

US President Barack Obama yesterday made an impassioned appeal for Britain to remain in the European Union

Germans back satirist behind ‘crude’ poem about Erdogan

Germans back satirist behind ‘crude’ poem about Erdogan

Many Germans are rallying behind cult comedian Jan Boehmermann who has been forced to go underground ...