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05 Dec
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Huawei tries to overturn ban on purchases with US government funds

Huawei is looking to overturn a ruling by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) barring the use of funding from the American government from being used to buy equipment from telecommunications giant.

05 Dec
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US bill against Muslim detainment camps in China sparks anger

Official Chinese media outlets lashed out against the United States and called for harsh reprisals in editorials on Thursday after the US House of Representatives passed legislation calling for a stronger response to Beijing’s mistreatment of its Uighur Muslim minority.

05 Dec
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Trade talks continue as China reiterates need for tariff cuts

China has reiterated a call for existing tariffs to be lowered as crucial talks between Beijing and Washington look to continue.

05 Dec
France crippled by mass walkout over pension reforms

France was paralysed by a national strike over President Emmanuel Macron's planned pension reforms as public sector workers walked off the job en masse on Thursday.

04 Dec
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Russia opens gas pipeline to China

Russia and China have increased their collaboration in the Arctic Circle as Moscow opens a natural gas pipeline in Siberia to Beijing.

04 Dec
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Trump calls Trudeau 'two faced' after reportedly being mocked at NATO

US President Donald Trump called Canadian leader Justin Trudeau “two faced” on Wednesday and says he’s “not very happy” that he “called him out” for Canada’s falling short of NATO's target for members' defence spending to reach 2. 0% of annual gross domestic product.

04 Dec
Clintons close to saving 2,500 jobs - Sky News

Greetings card retailer Clintons is on the cusp of announcing a restructuring programme that could preserve 2,500 permanent jobs, according to a report from Sky News.

04 Dec
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Labour nationalisation plans could delay low-carbon transition, IFS warns

Labour’s plans for the nationalisation of different sectors could lead to a disruption in the UK’s transition to a low-carbon economy, the Institute for Fiscal Studies said in a study on Wednesday.

03 Dec
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Extreme inequality on the rise in the UK

As extreme inequality grows, the six richest persons in the UK now control as much wealth as the poorest 13. 0m, said research from the Equality Trust.

03 Dec
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Tesco, Sainsbury and Asda urge Brazil to stop Amazon deforestation

Tesco, Sainsbury and Asda have urged Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to stop the Amazon deforestation for soy production in a letter published on Tuesday.

03 Dec
US trying to achieve 'right trade deal' with China, Ross says

America's top economic official said that Washington was focused on getting "the right deal" with China and kept the door open to the possible imposition of new trade tariffs.

03 Dec
NZ to ban foreign political donations

New Zealand said it was banning foreign donations to politicians and tightening rules on political advertising ahead of an election next year and amid warnings of foreign interference.

02 Dec
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Amazon 'worst' aggressive tax avoider - Fair Tax Mark

The transparency campaign Fair Tax Mark accused America's six largest technology firms of "aggressively avoiding" $100. 0bn-worth of taxes around the world over the past decade, singling out Amazon as the "worst offender".

02 Dec
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COP25 climate summit: UN chief says we are at 'point of no return'

At the start of the COP25 climate summit in Madrid on Monday, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres said the planet was at a point of no return and that “we simply have to stop digging and drilling. ”.

02 Dec
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Trump to reimpose tariffs on Argentine and Brazilian metal exports

US president Donald Trump is to reinstate tariffs on imports of metals from Argentina and Brazil.

02 Dec
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Trade talks between China and the US 'stalled' - reports

Hopes that the US and China are close to striking a crucial phase one trade deal have weakened, according to reports, after the White House appeared to back protestors in Hong Kong.

29 Nov
Commodities: Energy and copper futures slide

Crude oil and copper futures slid sharply on the final day of the month, with concerns around the current state of US-China trade talks triggering a wave of selling, albeit amid holiday depleted tradung volumes.

29 Nov
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Several persons 'injured' in fight near London Bridge

Several persons were believed injured and at least one person was shot during what the London Ambulance Service declared was a "major incident" at London Bridge.

29 Nov
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Daimler to cut 10,000 jobs by 2022

Mercedes Benz owner Daimler will cut at least 10,000 jobs worldwide by 2022 as it looks to fund a drive towards further electric vehicle production.

29 Nov
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UK should invest £20bn into UN climate fund by 2030 to pay its 'fair share'

The latest report from the Institution for Public Policy Research (IPPR) says the UK should put £20. 0bn into the UN climate fund by 2030 to pay its “fair share”.