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Donald Trump Twitter tirade against China sends stock markets tumbling
Donald Trump Twitter tirade against China sends stock markets tumbling
US President Donald Trump has further escalated his administration’s trade war against Beijing with a Twitter outburst that ordered American [...]
August 23, 2019
Travel chaos set to hit London airports as British Airways pilots vote to strike
Travel chaos set to hit London airports as British Airways pilots vote to strike
British Airways pilots are planning to go on strike for three days in September, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) [...]
August 23, 2019
Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O’Mara arrested – reports
Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O’Mara arrested – reports
The MP for Sheffield Hallam, Jared O’Mara, was arrested last week on suspicion of fraud, according to reports. Police raided [...]
August 23, 2019
Protesters gather outside Brazilian embassy in London amid Amazon wildfires
Protesters gather outside Brazilian embassy in London amid Amazon wildfires
Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Brazilian Embassy in London today, voicing their anger against President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of [...]
August 23, 2019
Fed will ‘act as appropriate’ to keep US economy growing, says chair Jay Powell
Fed will ‘act as appropriate’ to keep US economy growing, says chair Jay Powell
Federal Reserve chairman Jay Powell has said the central bank will “act as appropriate” to ensure that the US economic [...]
August 23, 2019
Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn sides with Emmanuel Macron on Irish border backstop
Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn sides with Emmanuel Macron on Irish border backstop
Jeremy Corbyn has said he agrees with French President Emmanuel Macron’s stance on Brexit in that the Irish border backstop [...]
August 23, 2019
Fresh blow for Woodford as suspended fund’s holdings take hit
Fresh blow for Woodford as suspended fund’s holdings take hit
Neil Woodford has suffered his third setback of the day after it was announced that his suspended Equity Income Fund [...]
August 23, 2019
UK companies to miss research investment target by £19bn, says CBI
UK companies to miss research investment target by £19bn, says CBI
British companies are set to miss the government’s 2027 target for investment in research and development (R&D) by £19bn, the [...]
August 23, 2019
China to tariff $75bn of US goods in trade war escalation
China to tariff $75bn of US goods in trade war escalation
China has announced it will tariff $75bn of US goods in the latest escalation in the long-running trade war with [...]
August 23, 2019
Conservative billionaire David Koch dead at 79
Conservative billionaire David Koch dead at 79
US billionaire David Koch, a major conservative donor, has died, according to media reports. The controversial industrialist who alongside his [...]
August 23, 2019