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Johnson-Trump-G7

Lower your trade barriers to seal UK deal, Johnson tells Trump

08 August, 2019 3:41 am 3:41 am

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson used a pre-G7 summit phone call to US President Donald Trump to demand he lower trade barriers and open up parts of the US economy to British firms, citing a wide range of markets from cars to cauliflowers. The two spoke on Friday ahead of the meeting … Read More



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Too late for new Brexit deal, France’s Macron tells UK’s Johnso...

08 August, 2019 1:15 am 1:15 am

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to wholly rewrite Britain’s Brexit divorce deal before an Oct 31 deadline. Johnson met Macron at the Elysee Palace a day after talks in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who challenged Britain to come … Read More



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Ryanair fails to stop UK pilots’ strike but wins case in Ireland

08 August, 2019 8:47 am 8:47 am

LISBON (Reuters) – An Irish court granted an injunction on Wednesday to prevent Ryanair Dublin-based pilots from going on strike, but the airline suffered a setback hours later when a London court rejected a similar application for its British pilots. Ryanair is battling to prevent employees from taking industrial action. Last year strikes over pay … Read More



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Iran tanker Greece UK

Iran tanker heads to Greece, US warns against helping vessel

08 August, 2019 9:05 am 9:05 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – An Iranian tanker at the centre of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel. Tehran said any US move to seize the vessel again would … Read More



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Boris-Johnson-Brexit

Parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel

08 August, 2019 4:53 am 4:53 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain is to avoid leaving the EU without one. In his first trip abroad as leader, Johnson is due to meet his … Read More



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Iranian-tanker

Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker; US seeks to hold it

08 August, 2019 2:52 am 2:52 am

LONDON/GIBRALTAR (Reuters) – Britain’s Mediterranean territory Gibraltar decided on Thursday to free a seized Iranian oil tanker, but did not immediately indicate when or if the ship would set sail after the United States launched a new, last-minute legal bid to hold it. The Grace 1 was seized by British Royal Marine commandos in darkness … Read More



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Kashmir issue: Thousands stage protest outside Indian HC in UK

08 August, 2019 6:44 pm 6:44 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Thousands of people, many waving Pakistani and Kashmiri flags, protested outside the Indian High Commission in London on Thursday in support of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. India’s decision to revoke special status for its portion of Kashmir, along with a communications blackout and curbs on movement, caused fury in Pakistan, … Read More



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UK-banks

UK police freeze over 100 million pounds in bank accounts on bribery fears

08 August, 2019 1:24 am 1:24 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The UK police have frozen eight bank accounts containing a total of more than 100 million pounds, which is suspected to have derived from bribery and corruption overseas. The National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Wednesday a London court had approved the Account Freezing Orders (AFOs), the largest granted to date, and … Read More



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EU's-Juncker

No-deal Brexit to hurt you the most, EU’s Juncker tells Britain

08 August, 2019 2:41 am 2:41 am

VIENNA (Reuters) – Outgoing European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said Saturday that a no-deal Brexit would hurt Britain more than the rest of Europe no matter how much Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government pretends otherwise. Britain has been pressing the European Union to amend the terms of Britain’s withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have to … Read More



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World-protest

Muslims in Kargil take to streets, face Indian army’s barbarity

08 August, 2019 6:47 am 6:47 am

KARGIL (92 News) – Muslim community in Kargil took to streets on Friday to protest against the separation of Laddakh from Kashmir. Indian troops turned violent and manhandled the protesters, arresting several of them. The situation remained tense in the occupied valley on the fifth consecutive day for Kashmiris who faced acute shortage of food … Read More



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UK-power-breakdown

Major power cut hits residences, transport in parts of Britain

08 August, 2019 4:00 am 4:00 am

LONDON (Reuters) – A power cut lasting up to an hour hit parts of Britain including areas of London on Friday evening, snarling rail services, knocking out traffic lights and disrupting an airport during the rush hour. Passengers were shut out of some of the country’s busiest train stations because of overcrowding and hundreds of … Read More



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UK-car-sales

No-deal Brexit: UK car investment plunges by 70 per cent

07 July, 2019 1:33 pm 1:33 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Investment in UK’s car sector plunged by more than 70 percent in the first half of the year as concerns about a disorderly Brexit persisted, an industry body said on Wednesday. It warned that leaving the EU without an agreement was the “worst outcome”. The automotive industry, Britain’s biggest exporter of goods … Read More



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UK-EU

UK’s Johnson’s Brexit policy ‘unacceptable’, says E...

07 July, 2019 9:06 am 9:06 am

92 NEWS (Web Desk) – Top European officials have rebuffed the Brexit policy of Boris Johnson after his first speech to UK MPs. The new prime minister said he was committed to “getting rid” of the Irish border backstop, which has long been a bone of contention in negotiations. The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel … Read More



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Boris-Johnson

Incoming British PM Johnson picks his Brexit team

07 July, 2019 3:42 pm 3:42 pm

LONDON (Web Desk) – Boris Johnson takes office as British prime minister today and will then unveil the names of the team he has tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal. Johnson enters Downing Street at one of the most perilous junctures in post-World War British history – … Read More



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Cramaker Nissan plans to shed 10,000 jobs worldwide, reports claim

07 July, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

92 NEWS (Web Desk) – Carmaker magnet Nissan plans to cut more than 10,000 jobs worldwide as part of efforts to turn itself around, Japanese media have reported. Nissan announced in May it would cut 4,800 jobs from its global workforce of around 139,000 as it grapples with a fall in profits to a near-decade low … Read More



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