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Brexit

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:22:26 GMT

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:22:00 GMT

Brexit: France fears no-deal blow to farms  BBC News

Food and drink producers worry about future exports to the UK if there is no deal on leaving the EU.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:48:46 GMT

Brexit: Theresa May offers MPs chance to shape deal – as it happened  Financial Times

Welcome to our coverage. Good afternoon and welcome to our coverage of what is meant to be the next stage in the UK's tortuous attempt to deliver on the result ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:35:00 GMT

UK warehouse space nears capacity as firms stockpile for Brexit  The Guardian

Three-quarters of UK warehouse owners say their space is full to capacity and storage costs have soared by up to 25% in the past three months after a surge in ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 06:00:00 GMT


European Union

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:23:53 GMT

European Union considers stepping up plans to circumvent US Iran sanctions  Euronews English

The EU Foreign Affairs Council will meet in Brussels to discuss the next steps towards creating a Special Purpose Vehicle in France to help European ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:12:53 GMT

EU sanctions Russians, Syrians over use of chemical weapons  Haaretz

The European Union is imposing sanctions on Russians blamed for a nerve agent attack in Britain and a Syrian research center as the bloc steps up its action ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:51:31 GMT

The New EU Securitisation Framework - Finance and Banking - European Union  Mondaq News Alerts

From 1 January 2019, the EU Securitisation Regulation will replace the current sector-specific approach to regulating securitisations with a set of rules that will ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:48:22 GMT

U.K. Parliament’s Rejection of Brexit Deal Puts European Union in a Bind  The Wall Street Journal

The British Parliament's overwhelming rejection of the Brexit agreement reopens a tortuous debate that EU governments had hoped to avoid, over what *fresh* ...

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:52:00 GMT


China

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:35:00 GMT

Petrochemicals giant SABIC isn't worried about China's growth slowdown  CNBC

The Middle East's largest public company is expanding its investments in China despite an expected slowdown in the country's economic growth.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:39:45 GMT

China Using Taped Confessions to Intimidate Young Communists, Students Say  The New York Times

BEIJING — For months, a group of outspoken young communists has put China's leaders on edge, organizing a fiery campaign for workers' rights that has ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:57:04 GMT

Starbucks Worst Nightmare In China Is Coming True  Forbes

Starbucks worst nightmare in China—competition from fast-growing start-ups like Luckin Coffee—is coming true. That's expected to put pressure on Starbucks' ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:36:00 GMT

Chinese Probe Says Gene-Editing Doctor Acted Alone  TIME

Chinese investigators say He Jinakui, the doctor behind the reported birth of gene-edited babies, acted on his own and will be punished.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:05:51 GMT


World

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 06:58:15 GMT

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 07:35:01 GMT

IMF cuts forecast for 2019 growth in Canada, world  CBC.ca

The International Monetary Fund has cut its forecast for world economic growth this year, citing heightened trade tensions and rising U.S. interest rates. The IMF ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:44:17 GMT

China's economic growth slowest since 1990 amid trade war with US  The Guardian

Fears China may not be able to help shore up weakening global growth as GDP figures are slowest nation has reported in 28 years.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:23:00 GMT

What the world was like when Robert Kraft bought the Patriots 25 years ago  Patriots.com

When Robert Kraft bought the Patriots on Jan. 21 1994, he kept the team in New England and changed the trajectory of the franchise. Mr. Kraft is still in charge at ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:59:06 GMT


South China Sea

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:54:41 GMT

DLSU, Sussex Academic Press to launch new book on South China Sea  ABS-CBN News

A new book on the South China Sea will be launched at the De La Salle University in Manila this week.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:34:00 GMT

ASEAN ministers rock no boats in Myanmar, South China Sea  Washington Post

Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have hewed to the practice of reaching the least provocative consensus possible in discussions ...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:04:32 GMT

ASEAN meet rocks no boats on Rakhine, South China Sea  Myanmar Times

Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Friday hewed to the group's practice of reaching the least provocative consensus possible in ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:51:08 GMT

South China Sea: Vietnam Dares What Philippines Didn't  Forbes

In the South China Sea disputes, Vietnam dares to do what the Philippines didn't: challenge China's mission to turn the vast waterway into its own sea.

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT


Russia

Google is the most popular search engine in most of the world except Russia — here's why  CNBC

While Google has about 90% of the global market share for internet search, it is lagging behind in Russia, where the homegrown company Yandex has captured ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:01:00 GMT

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:38:46 GMT

Russia’s Orbit of Risk Could Weigh on Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova  Bloomberg

Uncertainty about interest rates, trade and oil prices could weigh on emerging economies in 2019. Countries of the former Soviet Union and its allies have to ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:58:00 GMT

US calls on Russia to destroy new missile system  CNBC

The U.S. has called on Russia to destroy a new cruise missile system which it said constituted a "direct violation" of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:16:03 GMT

U.S. Policy on Russia? Trump and His Team Might Give Different Answers  The New York Times

President Trump says that he has done more to counter Russian aggression than other recent presidents. But, officials say, Mr. Trump has gone along with such ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:54:16 GMT


UK

Here's What Each Brexit Scenario Could Mean For The U.K. Space Industry  Forbes

The impact of Brexit has been felt across the U.K. and the wider world. But with continued uncertainty over what the future may hold, industries are continuing to ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:41:00 GMT

Plan to simplify UK's 1,100 pages of immigration rules  The Guardian

People would be able to more easily understand the UK's immigration rules under a proposed shakeup of the regulations by the government's law advisers that ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:54:00 GMT

Black Arrow: UK space rocket returns home from Australia  BBC News

The UK's only rocket to successfully launch a satellite into orbit is to be unveiled in Scotland after a 10,000-mile journey back home. The Black Arrow projectile ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:16:12 GMT

Rolls-Royce vies for UK nuclear role  BBC News

Rolls-Royce has confirmed it is in talks with Chinese state-run firm China General Nuclear (CGN) over providing essential systems for a new power station in the ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:25:02 GMT

UK weather forecast: cold snap 'could last weeks' as temperatures plunge to -9C  Evening Standard

Snow has been forecast across the UK this week as temperatures continue to plunge amid an icy cold snap which could last several weeks. As much as 10cm of ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:43:00 GMT


Germany

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:36:00 GMT

The poisonous myth: Democratic Germany’s ‘stab in the back’ legend  The Irish Times

Knowledge of the perilous condition of war front was kept secret from German people.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:05:17 GMT

Facebook Says It Will Work With Germany to Counter E.U. Election Meddling  TIME

Facebook will cooperate with Germany to combat misinformation ahead of European Union elections in May, company COO Sheryl Sandberg said.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:50:10 GMT

France and Germany to seal new deal as Brexit looms  BBC News

France and Germany are to sign a new treaty on Tuesday aimed at breathing new life into their place at the centre of the European Union. As the UK moves to ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:16:47 GMT

Germany transfers more asylum seekers to other EU countries  Sacramento Bee

The German government says that in a first, more asylum-seekers were transferred to other European Union countries than Germany took in last year.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:12:00 GMT


Business

4 Essential Tactics for Building a Lifestyle Business  Entrepreneur

You have everything you need to build a successful lifestyle business.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT

How to Beat Procrastination As You Grow Your Business  Entrepreneur

Procrastination is an odd compulsion. Everyone has experienced it, but the underlying reasons can be tough to pin down. After all, procrastination delays the ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:30:00 GMT

Small business optimism showing early signs of slippage  Star Tribune

The fears of a slowing economy that sent stocks falling the past few months may be spreading to small business owners who have been quite optimistic in recent ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:56:11 GMT

What Pig Poop Taught Me About Growing a 20-Year-Old Business  Entrepreneur

In 2001, we were deep in the throes of the dot-com crash -- a devastating recession that hit Silicon Valley hard. Mass layoffs happened daily. Even programmers ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:00:00 GMT

5 steps towards becoming a digital platform business  World Economic Forum

The cost of a copy of a digital asset is (nearly) zero. This is very different from the traditional economics around goods and services, where more assets directly ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:49:22 GMT


France

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:07:00 GMT

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:43:39 GMT

Brexit: France fears no-deal blow to farms  BBC News

Food and drink producers worry about future exports to the UK if there is no deal on leaving the EU.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:48:55 GMT

France and Germany to seal new deal as Brexit looms  BBC News

France and Germany are to sign a new treaty on Tuesday aimed at breathing new life into their place at the centre of the European Union. As the UK moves to ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:16:47 GMT

A pessimistic population means 'Yellow Vest' protests could become more mainstream, new survey warns  CNBC

France has seen over the last two months repeated street and violent protests – a scenario that could become more mainstream worldwide, the Edelman Trust ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:26:29 GMT


Italy

Italy - Factors to watch on Jan. 21  Reuters

MILANO, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The following factors could affect Italian markets on Monday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 05:01:00 GMT

Rights group criticizes Italy, EU's Libya migrant policy  Washington Times

Human Rights Watch is urging Italy and the European Union to condition their support to Libya on tangible improvements in detention conditions for migrants, ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:33:18 GMT

Italy's Growth Outlook Is Cut by IMF in Warning to Government  Bloomberg

The International Monetary Fund revised down its forecast for Italy's economic growth this year, warning that any new tensions over public finances may hurt the ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Italy's Slowing Economy Adds Pressure on Populists Over Budget  Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- Italy's populist government is facing renewed criticism of its economic policies after new signs of a slowdown fueled speculation that additional ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 14:17:00 GMT

Gonzalo Higuain: Chelsea target remains in Italy as AC Milan look to secure replacement  BBC Sport

AC Milan's on-loan striker Gonzalo Higuain remains in Italy as the club attempts to secure a replacement for the Argentine before sanctioning his move to ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:17:15 GMT


Turkey

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:12:05 GMT

Turkey elections: Questions over 'voter aged 165' and other irregularities  BBC News

Political parties in Turkey are crying foul after thousands of unlikely voters appeared on the electoral roll. Among the oddities are many first-time voters over 100 ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:06:57 GMT

Bottles deposit return scheme gets green light in Turkey  Hurriyet Daily News

All drinks containers in Turkey will be covered by a deposit return scheme by 2023, Environment and Urbanization Minister Murat Kurum has announced.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:35:41 GMT

Turkey’s ‘anti-Erdoğan’ deserves Nobel Peace Prize  POLITICO.eu

Recognizing Osman Kavala would buoy free thinkers jailed in once-democratic countries sliding toward tyranny.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:47:05 GMT

Turkey-EU summit planned to be held March: EU official  Hurriyet Daily News

The foreign minister of Romania, which is term president of the European Council until mid-2019, has said the bloc is working on a Turkey-EU summit to be held ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:33:47 GMT


Syria

East Point woman among 19 killed in suicide bombing in Syria  Atlanta Journal Constitution

An Arabic interpreter from East Point was among 19 people killed in a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State in Syria Wednesday, a gruesome attack that ...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:20:01 GMT

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:24:24 GMT

Israel Confirms Attacks on Iranian Targets in Syria  The New York Times

After years of ambiguity, the Israel leadership has grown bolder about acknowledging strikes in Syria just after they occur, raising fears of prompting retaliation.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 04:34:27 GMT

Uncertainty remains over future of Syria safe zones  CNN

President Donald Trump has tweeted twice about the possibility of establishing a "20 mile safe zone" in Syria, something he has said is part of his decision to ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:00:00 GMT

US has 'no plan for Syria' after pullout: Ex-envoy Brett McGurk  Aljazeera.com

Bratt McGurk, who quit over Trump's decision to withdraw, says lack of strategy in Syria increases risk to US forces.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:31:00 GMT


Refugees

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:48:10 GMT

Professor aims to tell refugees stories of making new life in Worcester  Worcester Telegram

WORCESTER – If Paw Wah's story shows anything, it's how perilous a refugee's journey can be, even after she reached the relative safety of America.The native ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:29:00 GMT

Summit ‘encourages’ refugees to return to home countries  The National

Arab League countries agreed on a controversial statement mentioning that refugees be “encouraged” to return to their home country at the end of a two-day ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 07:09:10 GMT

Minnesota sees dramatic drop in refugee arrivals  Star Tribune

Minnesota took in just 663 refugees last year, the lowest number in more than a decade for a state with a history of accepting several thousand people annually.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:29:35 GMT

Dinghy carrying eight suspected refugees rescued off Kent coast  The Independent

A dinghy carrying eight suspected refugees was towed into Dover by a Border Force patrol crew. The small inflatable boat, which was dragged ashore at about ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:21:00 GMT


Trade

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:37:00 GMT

Ivanka Trump receives 5 trademarks from China amid trade talks  CBS News

Ivanka Trump's representatives say the trademarks are needed to protect her name, even though her business is defunct.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:04:00 GMT

Brexit: New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern says trade deal 'a priority'  BBC News

New Zealand's prime minister has said she is "ready and willing" to sign a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK. Jacinda Ardern said negotiating a free trade ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:56:46 GMT

U.S.-China Trade Talks Falling Short on Make-Or-Break IP Issues  Yahoo Finance

Ever since negotiators from the U.S. and China sat down in Beijing after a Christmas meltdown in global markets, President Donald Trump has sought to calm ...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:28:00 GMT

MLB rumors: Reds trying to extend Sonny Gray before finalizing trade; Cubs have thought about trading Ben Zobrist  CBS Sports

We're less than four weeks away from spring training. Cactus League and Grapefruit League games are less than six weeks away. At the moment 18 of our top ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:05:00 GMT


Elections

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