Phillip Lee

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Does Germany owe Greece over Nazi occupation? | Europe

Greece's newly elected leader has reignited the debate over reparation and compensation for past injustices.<p>Alexis Tsipras says Germany owes Greece more than $170bn for atrocities committed during the Nazi occupation in World War Two.<p>The demand is likely to further strain relations between two …

Scotland referendum: Is UK less united? | Europe

Scotland has voted against independence from the United Kingdom after a hard fought and passionate campaign. <br>It was a vote that threatened to break up a centuries old union, with far reaching consequences for Britain's standing in the wider world. <br>Opinion polls had suggested a contest too close to …

Scotland: Could the Kingdom still be united? | Scotland

There is alarm in the UK that the union could fall apart when the Scottish go to the polls for a referendum on independence on September 18. That alarm was triggered after a survey suggested that nationalists are poised to win.<p>The spectre of a "Yes" vote is said to have dominated discussions …

Ukraine sacks Odessa police chief

The police chief in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa, where unrest left more than 50 people dead, has been sacked, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said.<p>Yatsenyuk made the announcement of Pyotr Lutsyuk's dismissal on Sunday hours hours after the country's interim president declared two days of …

Merkel addresses Britain's parliament

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told David Cameron, UK prime minister, that she does not support the kind of fundamental reform of the European Union he wants, but said Britain should stay inside the bloc to help make it more competitive.<p>In a speech on Thursday to both houses of Britain's …

Scotland: A rocky road to independence | Scotland

British Finance Minister George Osborne issued a stern warning to the Scottish government ahead of a referendum on independence.<p>Osborne was clear: No union, no pound.<p>Three UK political parties have also launched a campaign against the plans for independence.<p>On <i>Inside Story</i> we ask: Could Scotland …

France legalises same-sex marriage

French President Francois Hollande has signed a gay marriage and adoption bill into law, a day after the country's Constitutional Council threw out a legal challenge by the conservative opposition.<p>Hollande, trying to turn the page on months of bitter opposition to the measures, said it was "time to …