Tony Blair will make an impassioned intervention in the debate over Britain's future in Europe, warning that any disengagement from the European Union's "top table" would be a disaster for the UK's economy and its power on the world stage.
The remains of the former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat are to be exhumed to examine whether he was poisoned.
David Cameron arrived in Brussels on Thursday with criticism ringing in his ears that he was isolated in Europe after pledging to use the eurozone crisis to repatriate EU powers.
The collapse of another EU summit, unusually quickly within less than 24 hours, marks a month of serial failure for Europe's leaders.Another summit in another three weeks already has diplomats, officials, and onlookers groaning in anticipation. Can this lot ever agree on anything?
David Cameron failed on Thursday night in his bid to persuade European council president Herman Van Rompuy to agree to €6bn (£4.85bn) in EU administration costs. In his latest proposal, Van Rompuy declined to agree to any further cuts in administration.
When David Cameron flew into Brussels early on Thursday morning declaring that he would have to fight hard to save the British rebate, EU officials smelt a rat.
In the gastronomic sense, at least, David Cameron's message to Europe's leaders seems to be working.
On the railings of Richmond House in Whitehall hangs a lopsided strip of cardboard that reads, in multicoloured letters, “You just failed the NHS, JH, not us.”
A poll of British and German companies operating in the UK has found that almost a third would consider moving jobs out of the country following a vote to leave the European Union.