A future Labour government is unlikely to hold a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union this decade, party leader Ed Miliband says in a political gamble that lowers the chances of Britain leaving the 28-member bloc. Full Article
LONDON - The possible publication of potentially embarrassing letters written by British heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles moved a step closer on Wednesday when a gagging order on them was declared unlawful by a court.
BRUSSELS - EU member states agree the wording of sanctions on Russia, including travel restrictions and asset freezes against those responsible for violating the sovereignty of Ukraine, according to a draft document seen by Reuters. Full Article | Related Story
March 12 - Crowds gather in Istanbul for the funeral of a teenage boy, who died on Tuesday after being injured in anti-government protests last summer. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Ed Miliband has virtually ruled out a vote on Britain’s EU membership if he becomes PM in 2015. David Cameron will need to win an overall majority and then lose a referendum for the UK to quit before 2020. This is good news for business. Commentary
The European Union has belatedly adopted Ukraine as one of its own. Yet the EU economy is so frail, thanks to beggar-thy-neighbour economic policies, that it is reluctant to use financial and trade sanctions to punish Russia for occupying Crimea. Commentary
The single-horned stallions have made the leap from legend to run free through Silicon Valley, New York, London and the plains of Israel. The term unicorn is now used to describe the most successful startups. In a different and unintended sense, the trope couldn’t be more apt. Commentary
There have been many examples over the last generation where an illegitimate government was brought down and the world community sought to support a new, presumably more democratic and legitimate one. The results have often fallen short of the global community’s aspirations. Commentary
How far can comparisons be drawn between Japanese deflation and the health of the euro zone economy? Breakingviews' Andy Mukherjee and Edward Hadas debate. Video