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Tue, 23 Jul 2019 20:01:00 GMT

Will Brexit break Britain, and would England care?  BBC News

Sleepy Boston is Brexit country. Three quarters of voters in this Lincolnshire town cast their ballots to leave the EU, the highest rate in the UK. Now many are fed ...

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 23:02:30 GMT

“We wargamed the last days of Brexit. Here's what we found out. ”  Open Democracy

What can be learned about winners and losers from running a simulation of Brexit as a wargame? Luke Cooper. 23 July 2019. Screenshot: The Game of War by ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 09:33:51 GMT

No-deal Brexit in October could lead to 'severe downturn': Report

British think-tank says there is a 25 percent chance the country has already 'entered a technical recession'.

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 20:54:00 GMT

UK factory orders slump; Moody's warns no-deal Brexit risks have risen - business live  The Guardian

British manufacturers have suffered the fastest falls in domestic and export orders since the financial crisis.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:59:00 GMT

European Union

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 20:01:00 GMT

How Does the European Union Work?  Council on Foreign Relations

The EU's authority has steadily expanded as its members have passed more and more decision-making power to the union. How do its institutions work?

Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

EU has 35 billion-euro list if U.S. hits its cars, trade chief says  Reuters

The European Union will retaliate with extra duties on 35 billion euros ($39.1 billion) worth of U.S. goods if Washington imposes punitive tariffs on EU cars, the ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:41:00 GMT

European Union Probes Amazon As Scrutiny Over Tech Giants Grows  HuffPost

The investigation could lead to fines and eventually cause Amazon to change the way it works.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:07:00 GMT

UPDATE 1-European Union auctions 2.775 mln spot carbon permits at 29.05 eur/t  Reuters Africa

The European Union sold 2.775 million spot EU carbon permits on EEX at 29.05 euros per tonne each on Tuesday, the exchange said. Date Market area ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 09:59:00 GMT


Tue, 23 Jul 2019 18:56:08 GMT

How China is slowly expanding its power in Africa, one TV set at a time  CNN

In China, few people have heard of StarTimes. But in Africa, the Chinese company is helping villages switch from analog to digital television and exerting ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 21:39:00 GMT

Russia-China 'joint air patrol' sees Japan and South Korea scramble jets  BBC News

Russia says it has carried out its first ever joint air patrol with China, prompting both South Korea and Japan to send jets in response. The Russian defence ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 19:32:30 GMT

Li Peng: Former Chinese premier known as 'Butcher of Beijing' dies at 90  BBC News

Li was best known for backing the use of force against protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:21:11 GMT

Trade war coming down to US easing up on Huawei and China buying agricultural products  CNBC

Olive branches were extended from both China and the U.S. as the two nations are set to restart face-to-face trade negotiations after a monthlong truce.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:20:00 GMT


Century-old NYC bar can't stop winning awards  CNN

Dante, a 104-year-old bar and restaurant in New York City, was named World's Best Bar and World's Best Restaurant Bar at the 2019 Spirited Awards.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 16:26:37 GMT

The biggest cruise ships in the world  USA TODAY

When it comes to vacation getaways, the concept of the sea cruise is a fairly new phenomenon. It was well into the 19th century before the idea took hold of ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 15:42:00 GMT

Craigslist's nerdy founder wants to change the world -- starting with your daily news  CNET

Craig Newmark is a man of quiet contradiction. Wrapped in a sweater the color of hot chocolate, the 66-year-old founder of Craigslist is painfully self-effacing, yet ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT

U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel wins the second of what could be a record world championship haul  The Washington Post

GWANGJU, South Korea — Caeleb Dressel again stood atop the medal podium, his blond locks swept to one side. The 22-year-old swimmer accepted another ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 00:45:00 GMT

Healthcare startups struggle to navigate a business world that’s set up for them to fail  TechCrunch

Digital health startups seem to be struggling to the point of failure. Many insights into why have addressed how technology's traditional model of quickly putting ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 21:00:36 GMT

South China Sea

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 09:44:00 GMT

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 08:17:18 GMT

US Concerned over China's 'Interference' in South China Sea  VOA News

The United States said it's concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where Vietnam ...

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 11:59:23 GMT

Duterte says South China Sea dispute is 'delicate balancing act'  Nikkei Asian Review

MANILA -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is treading carefully for once.Keen to keep Chinese money rolling into his country despite domestic pre.

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:48:00 GMT

US accuses China of acting like a bully in the South China Sea  South China Morning Post

Beijing's acts interfering in particular with Vietnamese oil and gas exploration and production, state department says.

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 16:51:21 GMT


Tue, 23 Jul 2019 19:32:30 GMT

Are Russia and America Headed Toward Nuclear War?  The National Interest Online

Last week, U.S. and Russian delegations met in Geneva to discuss arms control. Dimitri A. Simes, a contributor to the National Interest, spoke to Viktor ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 18:57:08 GMT

Faulty battery may have sparked Russian submarine fire – reports  The Guardian

A malfunctioning lithium-ion battery may have sparked a deadly fire on a top-secret Russian nuclear submersible earlier this month that killed 14 naval officers, ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 18:14:00 GMT

Senators Say They Aren't Done Investigating Trump and Russia  Mother Jones

Remember the Senate Intelligence Committee? While Congress focuses on special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony in the House, it is easy to forget that the ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 19:33:33 GMT

Putin Says Russians and Ukrainians Are 'One People'  TIME

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes Russians and Ukrainians constitute one nation and that the countries should integrate.

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 16:13:38 GMT


Tue, 23 Jul 2019 16:57:00 GMT

UK awaits new prime minister — and he'll have to confront Brexit chaos very quickly  CNBC

The U.K. will find out who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday when the winner of the ruling Conservative Party's leadership race is announced. Monday ...

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 08:57:00 GMT

The 'Special' U.S.-U.K. Relationship is Bruised After Trump Officials Left U.K. Out of Iran Strike Planning  TIME

Iran is causing ripples in the 'special relationship' between the U.K. and U.S., which didn't include its ally in its plans to strike Iran.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 19:52:00 GMT

UK weather: country braces for heatwave as school holidays begin  The Guardian

Temperatures could reach 37C – a July record – by the end of the week.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 06:50:00 GMT

U.K., Puerto Rico, Equifax: Your Tuesday Briefing  The New York Times

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. We're covering the ballooning federal budget and the growing protests in Puerto Rico.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:14:09 GMT


The World Used to Fear German Militarism. Then It Disappeared.  The New York Times

HAMBURG, Germany — The rebuff from Berlin may have been rough, but at least it marked a new age of clarity. Not only did the German government decline a ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 21:07:15 GMT

Eritrean survives suspected racist shooting in Germany  DW (English)

A shooting in the central German town of Wächtersbach left a 26-year-old Eritrean wounded, with the shooter fleeing the scene. On Monday afternoon, police ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 17:10:46 GMT

In Germany, Working Mothers Say They Face Job Discrimination  NPR

Working mothers in Germany say they face prejudice and job discrimination in a country where many people still believe a mother's place is in the home.

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 09:01:00 GMT

Pressure for change is building in Germany  Financial Times

Compared with the US, Britain and several other allies in recent times, Germany is a model of steady politics and responsible government. With good reason the ...

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:48:00 GMT

Germany Has Stopped Funding Wildlife Charity WWF Amid Ongoing Human Rights Investigations  BuzzFeed News

The German government has stopped funding the World Wide Fund for Nature in response to BuzzFeed News revelations that the global mega-charity funds, ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 16:19:00 GMT


How To Run A Business Without It Running You  Forbes

The reason you started a business in the first place was to operate on your own terms, right? So don't take the worst parts of self-employment without allowing ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:39:03 GMT

Former head of Amazon Business takes a top job at Boxed, a start-up selling household goods in bulk  CNBC

Prentis Wilson, who led Amazon Business' growth to $10 billion in annual sales volume, is joining Boxed as the company's first-ever president.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:04:45 GMT

Why Apple wants Intel's modem business  CNET

The company wants to control every aspect of its products -- including how it'll connect to 5G networks.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 19:00:00 GMT

Ex-Flynn business partner convicted of illegal lobbying

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A jury on Tuesday convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 20:34:00 GMT

Formula E Is Now A Billion-Dollar Business  Forbes

Formula E—the electric car racing promotion that had its first championship just five years ago—should reach break-even this year and is already worth about $1 ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 21:25:28 GMT


The Tour de France caravane is a delirious parade of candy-chucking sponsors  SB Nation

I spent a day taking part in the Tour de France's weirdest tradition.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:30:00 GMT

The French 'Green Goblin' wants to fly from France to England with his jet-powered Flyboard  CNET

The French Green Goblin. Chesnot/Getty Images. Remember Franky Zapata? He was the man flying on the hoverboard through Paris, armed with a rifle, during ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 00:27:00 GMT

Probe opened in France over radioactive water rumours  FRANCE 24 English

After the panic, the prosecution: investigators in Paris have opened an enquiry to track down the source of false reports last week that drinking water in the ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:38:00 GMT

Europe braces for another heatwave as forecasters predict record-breaking temperatures this week  CNBC

The rise in extreme weather, which has been linked to climate change, has made the wildfire season in Europe longer and more dangerous.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:01:00 GMT

Eight EU nations agree migrants deal, France says  BBC News

France says eight EU countries have agreed to share the resettlement of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean - but Italy is not one of them. President ...

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 21:55:59 GMT


Inside Italy's culture wars - La trama  The Economist

An attack on members of a film organisation in Rome reflects the febrile atmosphere in the country.

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:56:00 GMT

Italy is sending phone-addicted teens to rehab  New York Post

Italy is planning on packing phone-addicted teenagers off to rehab with a tough new law to curb social media obsession. New legislation is set to crackdown on ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 15:59:00 GMT

Selena Gomez Jets to Italy for Birthday Getaway with Her Grandparents — See Her Vacation Style

After attending her cousin's wedding in Texas, Selena Gomez flew to Italy for a birthday getaway with her grandparents.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 18:44:00 GMT

Francesco Saverio Borrelli, Scourge of Italy’s Corrupt, Dies at 89  The New York Times

Francesco Saverio Borrelli, the former prosecutor whose landmark anticorruption investigation in the early 1990s helped sweep away Italy's ruling class and ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 21:39:38 GMT

The world's most glamorous lake is Europe's new 'it' place  CNN

Lake Como is the hottest thing going in Italy these days. Find out some of the best things to do at the country's most glamorous lake.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:31:38 GMT


Turkey advances its navy buildup in east Med  Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey has been advancing its navy buildup in the eastern Mediterranean as Turkish drilling vessels have been operating in the company of Naval Forces ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 09:20:30 GMT

What Turkey’s purchase of a Russian air defense system means for the U.S. and NATO  Washington Post

Last week, the United States removed Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program after Russia began delivering its S-400 missile defense system to Turkey.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 09:00:09 GMT

Associate of Michael Flynn Is Found Guilty of Secretly Lobbying for Turkey  The New York Times

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A business associate of the former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn was convicted on Tuesday in Northern Virginia of secretly ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 19:04:27 GMT

Turkey, US launch joint efforts on safe zone in northern Syria  Daily Sabah

Turkish military officials and their U.S. counterparts launched joint works to establish a safe zone in northern Syria, the Defense Ministry announced...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:23:36 GMT

Rockets fired from Syria injure six in southeast Turkey  Hurriyet Daily News

Six people, including a child, were injured on July 22 when one of two rockets fired from Syria hit a family estate in southeastern Turkey's Şanlıurfa province.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 03:19:29 GMT


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Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:22:00 GMT

Syria: Dire Conditions for ISIS Suspects' Families  Human Rights Watch

The Kurdish-led Autonomous Administration for northeast Syria is holding more than 11000 foreign women and children related to Islamic State (also known as ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 04:01:00 GMT

Syrian state media report Israeli strike on country’s south  Washington Post

Syria's state media is reporting an Israeli attack on the country's southern province of Daraa saying it did not inflict any casualties.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 23:23:38 GMT

Deadly airstrikes on Iranian forces in Syria - report  The Jerusalem Post

Israel attacked Hezbollah and Iranian militias in Daraa and Quneitra according to Syrian report. The Syrian news agency reported that the IDF carried out an ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 22:41:00 GMT


Imperialist Made Crisis of Migrants and Refugees  Common Dreams

The CBC article headline reads, "Majority of Canadians against accepting more refugees, poll suggests." It reports that, "the [poll] results come as no surprise to ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 15:17:48 GMT

Walter Mondale: America has saved thousands of refugees. We must again.  The Washington Post

We need to remember what happens when we lead the world in resettling those in need.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 21:56:15 GMT

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees  The Guardian

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 08:53:00 GMT

Rumored Refugee Resettlement Cuts Could Shrink Utah Humanitarian Efforts  KUER 90.1

Refugee resettlement numbers have been declining in the U.S. and Utah for the past three years. According to a recent report by Politico , the Trump.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:00:41 GMT

Some refugee groups would prefer consulates closer to Houston  Houston Chronicle

Raqibah Mohammadi had to sell two of her gold rings to help afford her and her family's passport renewals. The family of five, all refugees from Afghanistan with ...

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 17:00:00 GMT


Trade War Update: Can China Trade Soybeans For Huawei’s Freedom?  Forbes

Huawei stuck in the crosshairs again, messing up trade-war relief for commodity producers.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 15:40:42 GMT

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 17:58:00 GMT

Globalization will unravel and be replaced by different trading regions, strategist predicts  CNBC

Speaking to CNBC on Tuesday, one strategist predicted cross-border trade would undergo a dramatic change as trade tensions continued.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:54:54 GMT

The trade war is killing the maker of the Roomba  CNBC

Shares of iRobot plummeted after the company's top executive said tariffs from the conflict will weigh on the company's numbers throughout 2019.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 20:17:46 GMT

Asia Pacific stocks set to trade mixed amid US-China trade developments  CNBC

Stocks in Asia were set to trade mixed on Wednesday following developments on the U.S.-China trade front.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 23:27:00 GMT


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