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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…]

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker begins hunger strike

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker begins hunger strike

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A British-Iranian aid worker who has been jailed in Tehran is going on hunger strike in protest at her treatment, her employer [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…]

Brazil’s Banco Bradesco shuffles management in bid to boost revenue

Brazil’s Banco Bradesco shuffles management in bid to boost revenue

Published 14/01/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - In his first major management reshuffle since taking the helm of Brazil’s Banco Bradesco SA (BBDC4.SA), Chief Executive Officer Octavio de [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…]

Federer serves up dominant first-round win against Istomin

Federer serves up dominant first-round win against Istomin

Published 14/01/2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Defending champion Roger Federer served straight through Denis Istomin to win their first-round encounter at the Australian Open on Monday, securing a [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…]

India’s top court seeks govt response on plans to snoop on…

India’s top court seeks govt response on plans to snoop on…

Published 14/01/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to respond in six weeks on pleas challenging a recent home ministry order [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…]