Macron promises to speed up tax cuts

President Emmanuel Macron has announced wage rises for the poorest workers and tax cuts for pensioners, offering concessions after weeks of often violent protests that have challenged his authority.

The EU rules out reworking the Brexit deal

EU leaders will not renegotiate Britain’s Brexit deal, including the Irish border ‘backstop’, their chairman Donald Tusk says after Prime Minister Theresa May put off a parliamentary vote on a package that was facing heavy defeat.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou seeks bail again

A top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies has returned to a Canadian court to fight for her freedom.

Former Trump campaigner chair Paul Manafort before court

A judge has set a court date for this week for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after prosecutors with the special counsel’s office detailed lies they say he told them.

Trump defends defends paying hush money

Donald Trump has defended hush money payments reported by his former lawyer a day after Democrats said the US president could face impeachment and jail time if the transactions are proven to be campaign finance violations.