Conservative Gerry Ritz apologised over a remark he aimed at environment minister Catherine McKenna.
Mariano Rajoy appeals to Catalan separatists in a televised speech after a day of unrest in Barcelona.
Angela Merkel has led Germany since 2005 and she is tipped to win a fourth term as chancellor.
The Fed will start to reduce its $4.2trn balance sheet in October.
The powerful storm has cut off electricity to 3.5 million people.
Hurricane Maria has knocked out electricity for the entire island, home to more than 3.5m people.
Spain’s government has stepped up efforts to halt an independence vote in Catalonia they call illegal.
In his first speech at the UN on Tuesday, President Trump included Iran among “a small group of rogue regimes”.
Can a new election be held in the time allocated by Kenya’s constitution?
Iran’s President Rouhani fires back at Trump over nuclear deal in UN speech, saying US actions ‘destroy credibility’