Katy Lee

Macron’s green record under scrutiny as top minister quits

When Nicolas Hulot agreed to join Macron's government, campaigners dared to hope for a radical shift towards greener policies

Six post-summer holiday headaches for Macron

​French President Emmanuel Macron returns from his summer break to an overflowing in-tray as he pushes on with wide-ranging reforms

France weighs how to return Africa’s plundered art

From London to Berlin, Europe's museums are packed with hundreds of thousands of colonial-era items

Distraught Davos finds globalisation saviour in China’s Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping, in an hour-long speech on Tuesday, won over a crowd of ardent capitalists gathered at the World Economic Forum.

Julian Assange: A year in the ‘space station’

It is an odd sight: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is wearing a jacket and tie, but no shoes.

Diamond ‘physically ill’ after hearing of actions at Barclays

Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond criticised "reprehensible" behaviour over a rate-fixing scandal in his first public hearing since quitting.

Diamond faces grilling over Barclays debacle

Bob Diamond will face tough questions from UK officials after quitting as Barclays chief executive amid the interest rate scandal scalp-hunt.

Murdoch discussed TV station acquisition with Cameron

James Murdoch has told an ethics inquiry that he had previously discussed News Corp's bid to take control of pay-TV giant BSkyB with David Cameron.

The Guardian turns readers into newshounds

A British newspaper has thrown open its doors, let the readers stride in, and invited them to peer over reporters' shoulders -- digitally, at least.

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