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Driverless cars set for UK budget boost: finance ministry

Driverless cars set for UK budget boost: finance ministry

Published 19/11/2017

Britain's Finance Secretary Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street, London, Britain, November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond’s budget statement [more…]

Myanmar army`s self-exoneration draws Amnesty`s scorn

Myanmar army`s self-exoneration draws Amnesty`s scorn

Published 14/11/2017

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Sterling steadies before Brexit debate, U.S. yields prop up dollar

Sterling steadies before Brexit debate, U.S. yields prop up dollar

Published 14/11/2017

Sterling was flat on the day at $1.3115, nursing losses after it skidded in the previous session against a backdrop of political turmoil as British lawmakers this week debate the U.K. government's plans for leaving the European Union. [more…]

Asia stocks subdued as China data disappoints

Asia stocks subdued as China data disappoints

Published 14/11/2017

Asian stocks put in a subdued performance on Tuesday as Chinese economic data disappointed and investors pondered whether a marked flattening in the U.S. yield curve might be a harbinger of a future slowdown there. [more…]

Deal on British divorce bill vital for future talks on EU ties: Barnier

Deal on British divorce bill vital for future talks on EU ties: Barnier

Published 10/11/2017

The European Union stepped up pressure on Britain on Friday to clarify over the next two weeks what financial obligations to the EU it will honor on leaving the bloc in 2019, or risk delaying talks on future trade ties vital for firms in Britain. [more…]

UK businesses urge government to reach Brexit transition deal

UK businesses urge government to reach Brexit transition deal

Published 23/10/2017

The British government must act urgently to secure a Brexit transition deal or risk losing jobs and investment in the country, business leaders representing millions of workers are due to warn. [more…]

Labour leader and other UK lawmakers could lose seats in cost cutting plan

Labour leader and other UK lawmakers could lose seats in cost cutting plan

Published 17/10/2017

The leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, and other politicians could lose their seats if proposals to "cut the cost of politics" go ahead, a report suggested on Tuesday. [more…]

Global stocks stay buoyant as dollar, bond yields rise

Global stocks stay buoyant as dollar, bond yields rise

Published 17/10/2017

World equity markets held close to all-time highs on Tuesday, as investors latched on to rising bets on higher borrowing costs in the U.S. and Britain. [more…]

Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries in rebuff to U.S. threat

Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries in rebuff to U.S. threat

Published 17/10/2017

Airbus SE has agreed to buy a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jetliner program, giving a powerful boost to the Canadian plane and train maker in its costly trade dispute with Boeing Co. [more…]

Senior U.S. legal official meeting UK leaders to tackle online security issues

Senior U.S. legal official meeting UK leaders to tackle online security issues

Published 13/10/2017

A top U.S. government legal official has given strong backing to Britain's campaign to force Silicon Valley to compromise on encrypted communications, rebuking tech firms for failing to balance crime-fighting demands with privacy needs. [more…]