Europe

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Cost of insuring against Credit Suisse defaulting reaches record high
Investors rush to buy credit default swaps as worries grow over solidity of bank’s balance sheet

Ben Butler and agencies

03, Oct, 2022 @6:23 PM

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Burkina Faso coup fuels fears of growing Russian mercenary presence in Sahel
North Africa analysts believe new leader Ibrahim Traoré may seek help from Moscow in fight against Islamic extremists

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

03, Oct, 2022 @4:35 PM

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Russia no longer has full control of any of four ‘annexed’ Ukrainian provinces
Kyiv’s troops advanced in southern Kherson province and made additional gains in east

Luke Harding and Isobel Koshiw in Kyiv, and Peter Beaumont in Sloviansk

03, Oct, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Russian woman behind on-air war protest reportedly escapes house arrest
Journalist Marina Ovsyannikova gained international attention after holding up ‘no war’ poster on live TV

Pjotr Sauer

03, Oct, 2022 @3:04 PM

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‘Ordinary’ Chinese vase valued at €2,000 sells for almost €8m after bidding war
Tianqiuping-style porcelain sells for nearly 4,000 times its estimated value

Kim Willsher in Paris

03, Oct, 2022 @1:49 PM

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Danger in every step: the ‘chaotic and complex’ work of Ukraine’s de-miners
Forests become no-go zones, except for de-mining experts who have warned it will take years to clear threat

Peter Beaumont in Zalissia

03, Oct, 2022 @12:32 PM

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Swedish geneticist wins Nobel prize for Neanderthal research
Svante Pääbo receives 2022 award in physiology or medicine for genome discoveries including Neanderthals

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

03, Oct, 2022 @12:25 PM

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When British schools ignore Irish history, is it any wonder Brexit is such a mess? | Jennifer Horgan
Lack of knowledge about the Anglo-Irish relationship has deep personal and political consequences, says teacher and author Jennifer Horgan

Jennifer Horgan

03, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘Unprecedented’ bird flu epidemic sees almost 50m birds culled across Europe
Poultry farmers from Arctic to Portugal reported 2,500 outbreaks in past year, with migrating birds taking avian flu to North America

Tom Levitt

03, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘My teenage years were stolen’: Iranians on their hopes for change
Iranians studying abroad are gleaning what they can from family at home amid a brutal crackdown on women-led protests

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

03, Oct, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Russia-Ukraine war live: Ukraine declares full control of Lyman – as it happened
Key city in east of country ‘fully cleared’ of Russian forces, says Zelenskiy; European leaders call annexation ‘blatant’ violation of international law

Maya Yang (now); Cash Boyle, Emily Dugan and Robyn Vinter (earlier)

02, Oct, 2022 @8:19 PM

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Petraeus: US would destroy Russia’s troops if Putin uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine
Former CIA director and retired army general says Moscow’s leader is ‘desperate’ and ‘battlefield reality he faces is irreversible’

Edward Helmore

02, Oct, 2022 @6:56 PM

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