International articles

Turkey fails to rally lira with rate hike

The Turkish central bank on Tuesday hiked its main interest rate by 75 basis points in a bid to boost the ailing lira but failed to impress markets looking for even sharper action.

Gina Miller: The woman behind the Brexit case

The Supreme Court ruling Tuesday that parliament must approve the start of Brexit is in many ways a victory for one woman, Gina Miller, who has endured death threats and racial abuse for bringing the case.

The rape case that shadowed Polanski

Four decades on, award-winning film director Roman Polanski is still dogged by the greatest stain on his reputation: the rape of a 13-year-old girl.

EU-Canada trade deal clears crucial hurdle

A contested EU-Canada free trade deal cleared a key hurdle on Tuesday as EU lawmakers defied rising anti-globalisation sentiment to back one of Europe’s most ambitious accords.

Brexit: What we know

Britain is set to become the first European Union member to leave the bloc following a referendum last year in which a majority voted for Brexit.