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Greece hits back after EU's Schengen threat

Ian Traynor in Brussels and Helena Smith in Athens

Amy Schumer Responds to Call to Fight Gun Violence After Trainwreck Shooting

“Don’t worry I’m on it. You’ll see.”<p>That’s in part how Amy Schumer responded on Twitter Saturday morning to an open letter asking her to speak out …

Fans react to Kanye West headlining Glastonbury Festival – petition launched in backlash

The petition is called 'Cancel Kanye West's headline slot and get a rock band'<p>A large number of <b>Glastonbury</b> festival-goers have reacted negatively to …

Glastonbury

Debbie Harry on punk, refusing to retire and sex at 69

Forty years after Blondie found fame on the New York scene, Debbie Harry is still waving the flag for women in the music business – of every age<p>In 1980, during a tour with Blondie, Debbie Harry hosted a tea party at a London hotel, gathering together many of the women prominent in music at the …

Russian opposition to march to spot where Nemtsov was shot dead

Thousands of opposition supporters are expected to march through Moscow to the bridge where Kremlin-critic Boris Nemtsov was shot dead overnight on Friday.<p>Nemtsov had planned to join the rally to protest against Putin’s economic policies and the conflict in east Ukraine when he was gunned down not …

Russia

Al-Sweady file exposes the smearing of British soldiers

Evidence drawn up on David Cameron’s orders alleges that Public Interest Lawyers continued to pursue torture and murder claims for a year after realising that they may be “untrue”<p>Human Rights lawyers allegedly misled a five-year war crimes inquiry in a “shocking” smear of British soldiers, with …

Arthur & George: opening the casebook of Arthur Conan Doyle

The creator of Sherlock Holmes turns detective himself in a new TV adaptation starring Martin Clunes. Tim Martin reports<p>On the set of Arthur & George, it’s a freezing cold morning, and the gleaming steam locomotive pants and whistles on the platform at Sheffield Park station, East Sussex, while a …

RBS shrinks investment bank, posts 3.5 billion-pound loss

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)(RBS.L) will shrink investment banking operations drastically, pulling out of 25 countries across Europe, Asia and the Middle East and allowing the state-controlled lender to refocus on lending in Britain.<p>A pedestrian walks past a Royal Bank of …

Investing

China imposes one-year ivory ban on eve of Prince William visit

Beijing announces short ban on ivory imports ahead of Prince William’s royal visit to a Chinese elephant rehabilitation centre next week<p>China has announced a one-year ban on the import of ivory carvings amid mounting criticism over the country’s role in the annual slaughter of thousands of African …