New Oil Order

The New Oil Order

How the energy landscape could be reconfigured by the dramatic slump in crude prices

UK general election

David Cameron is back in Downing Street for a second term after a dramatic victory that confounded both pollsters and pundits

Britain in Europe

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

Greece debt crisis

Faced with a worsening liquidity squeeze Athens has attempted to persuade its creditors to release €7.2bn in frozen bailout funds in exchange for a commitment to reform

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

Europe Quantitative Easing

The ECB has launched its long-awaited bid to revitalise the eurozone and counter deflation with a €60bn-a-month bond-buying programme


End of the migrant miracle

The huge economic changes in China driven by a shrinking labour force from rural areas