Officials say it will not be possible to reach a comprehensive deal between Iran and six world powers aimed at resolving the stand-off over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions by today’s deadline.
For the past five years, Britain has been a haven of political and economic stability amid the turbulence in Europe. No longer.
Teaching staff and leisure workers have taken the biggest hit to their take home pay in real terms over the last three years, according to the latest edition of Britain’s most comprehensive survey of the labour market.
After Germany’s foreign minister saw “no reason for optimism” after talks in Moscow on Tuesday, today Hungary’s Peter Szijjarto meets Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Violence is on the rise again in eastern Ukraine and tougher sanctions against Russia remain a live possibility although EU foreign ministers limited themselves to targeting a few more Ukrainian separatists earlier this week.
While few people have had serious hopes for a prolonged Japanese economic boom for a long time, the range of forecasts provided for Japan’s recent economic performance gives you an idea of just how wildly unexpected the news was today that it is back in recession.