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Brexit is in peril, UK PM May warns ahead of vote on her deal

Brexit is in peril, UK PM May warns ahead of vote on her deal

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Monday that Britain’s planned exit from the EU could be derailed, a last-ditch effort to win [more…]

EU writes to UK providing assurances over Ireland Brexit backstop

EU writes to UK providing assurances over Ireland Brexit backstop

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have written a letter to British Prime Minister Theresa May setting [more…]

Sudan’s Bashir says protests will not lead to change in government

Sudan’s Bashir says protests will not lead to change in government

Published 14/01/2019

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir insisted on Monday that he would not step down after weeks of violent protests and calls for him [more…]

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Published 14/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence given [more…]

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

Published 14/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial government shutdown entered its 24th day on Monday as talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats remained stalled [more…]

Top U.S. utility PG&E says it is preparing bankruptcy filing

Top U.S. utility PG&E says it is preparing bankruptcy filing

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - PG&E Corp (PCG.N), the biggest U.S. power utility, said on Monday it is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for all of [more…]

EU offers UK ‘legal’ pledge Irish backstop seen as temporary

EU offers UK ‘legal’ pledge Irish backstop seen as temporary

Published 14/01/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union told Theresa May on Monday that it stood by commitments to find ways to avoid triggering the controversial “Irish [more…]

Russia says disagreements still hamper peace deal with Japan

Russia says disagreements still hamper peace deal with Japan

Published 14/01/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia still has significant disagreements with Japan, which stand in the way of clinching a peace deal to end a decades-old territorial [more…]

China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets and commodities took a hit on Monday after a shock contraction in Chinese trade pointed to deepening cracks in [more…]

Oil falls to $60 on concerns about China slowdown

Oil falls to $60 on concerns about China slowdown

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil slipped to around $60 a barrel on Monday after data showed weakening imports and exports in China, the world’s second-largest oil [more…]