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Trump says may extend March 1 deadline for China trade deal

Trump says may extend March 1 deadline for China trade deal

Published 15/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he may extend a March 1 deadline for reaching a trade deal with China while [more…]

Skeptical EU ready to help May with Brexit package: Ireland’s Coveney

Skeptical EU ready to help May with Brexit package: Ireland’s Coveney

Published 15/02/2019

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The parliamentary defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has increased doubt among European Union states that she can seal a [more…]

Explainer: Britain’s next Brexit flashpoint – What happens in…

Explainer: Britain’s next Brexit flashpoint – What happens in…

Published 15/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another trial by parliament this month when she must tell lawmakers what progress she has made [more…]

Factbox: Through the Brexit Looking Glass – What happens next?

Factbox: Through the Brexit Looking Glass – What happens next?

Published 15/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s parliament last month demanded Prime Minister Theresa May renegotiate a Brexit divorce deal that the other members of the European Union [more…]

Explainer: What’s at stake in U.S.-China trade talks

Explainer: What’s at stake in U.S.-China trade talks

Published 14/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in Beijing this week as Chinese and American negotiators try [more…]

Darkening ‘global economic skies’ pull stocks lower

Darkening ‘global economic skies’ pull stocks lower

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks fell for a third straight day on Friday, and were set for their first weekly loss in seven, as investors [more…]

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

Published 08/02/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New European Union rules to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline won the backing of the bloc’s capitals on Friday, a move [more…]

Merkel confirms EU deal on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Merkel confirms EU deal on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - European Union countries have reached an agreement on how to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday, [more…]

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Islamic State is far from defeated, and instead is morphing into an asymmetrical warfare force after the militant group lost almost all [more…]

Lithuania sees flood of UK fintech firms apply for licences ahead…

Lithuania sees flood of UK fintech firms apply for licences ahead…

Published 08/02/2019

VILNIUS (Reuters) - About 100 British financial companies and start-ups are applying for a licence in burgeoning fintech hub Lithuania to ensure they have access [more…]