Paris climate talks

COP21: climate talks

The biggest UN talks on tackling global warming since the ill-fated Copenhagen meeting in 2009 are underway in the Parisian suburb of Le Bourget

Autumn Statement

Chancellor George Osborne’s mini-budget and spending review updating the government’s economic plans

Paris attacks

France reacts to the series of co-ordinated Isis terrorist attacks in the capital city that killed at least 129 people and left many more wounded

VW emissions scandal

The German carmaker is engulfed in the worst crisis in its 78-year history over manipulation of diesel emissions test data

Britain’s EU referendum

David Cameron is under pressure from all sides and faces a delicate balancing act in attempting to renegotiate an acceptable UK membership settlement with the EU

Syria crisis

Russia has added a dramatic edge to competition with the US for influence in the Middle East after launching air strikes in Syria

Europe’s migration crisis

Migrants will risk all crossing the Mediterranean in ramshackle boats for a better life in the EU

Eurozone in crisis

Sovereign bond yields have fallen sharply since 2012, but many fear the bloc is heading for a period of slow growth and low inflation

Markets Outlook 2016

The FT looks at the prospects for major asset classes, including currencies, emerging markets, bonds, equities and commodities