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November 28, 2018 2:23 PM ‘Treasury are politically WONKY!' Brexiteer LASHES OUT at Hammond predictions

MARK Francois has blasted the Treasury and Philip Hammond on their predictions that the UK would be better economically in the EU than leaving with Theresa May’s deal or no deal. During a table discussion with Sky News host, Faisal Islam, The Conservative MP, Mark Francois claimed that they are initiating project fear. He opened by saying: “The first 68

November 17, 2018 4:53 AM Xi Jinping: US-China trade war will produce no winners

Countries which embrace protectionism are "doomed to failure", China's Xi Jinping has warned in a veiled swipe at the US's America First policy. Mr Xi was speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit, where US-Chinese tensions are likely to be centre stage. US Vice-President Mike Pence later said he was prepared to "more than double" 54

October 31, 2018 9:51 AM EU on BRINK: Italy to STRIKE BACK at Juncker sanctions threat TODAY with NO budget change

ITALY is showing to be defiant against the European Commission's rejection of its budget proposal as the eurosceptic Government plans to present the same measures despite the threat of harsh sanctions. Italy will present its new budget proposal on Wednesday following a request by the European Commission to rethink some key economic measures non-compliant 165

October 31, 2018 8:12 AM Italy budget row: Rome TURNS UP HEAT on EU as GDP stagnates

ITALY’S economy has shown little to no growth this year, with the country’s prime minister warning this is exactly why Italy needs to ignore the European Union’s spending rules and push through its preferred budget. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he was not surprised that Italy’s GDP stagnated in the third quarter this year and said this justified 71

October 16, 2018 9:53 PM Netflix adds more subscribers than thought

Netflix added nearly seven million new customers in the three months to September, bringing its total to more than 137 million members worldwide. The growth was stronger than expected, prompting the firm's shares to jump more than 10% in after-hours trade. It came as the firm premiered a record amount of original programming, including new seasons of Orange 57

October 3, 2018 9:49 PM US-China trade war latest: What has happened in Donald Trump's trade war so far?

EXCLUSIVE: The US-China trade war started at the beginning of 2018 after the US imposed tariffs on laundry machines and solar panels coming from China and since then, the economic war has intensified rapidly. So what has happened so far? When Donald Trump won the US election in 2016 the President vowed to make trade fairer for Us citizens. Since then, Trump 75

September 5, 2018 9:24 AM Iran latest: US sanctions 'will CRIPPLE' Tehran and spark ‘CIVIL UNREST’

DONALD Trump’s new wave of sanctions to Iran will “cripple” the country’s economy, dealing a “major blow” to its growth and likely sparking major public discontent, according to a new analysis released by top economists. Oxford Economics warned the second wave of US sanctions attacking Iran’s main resources, its oil industry and crude exports, will badly 107

August 17, 2018 7:00 AM Alex gets meningitis and a place at Oxford

A TEENAGER accepted into Oxford University received his results in a hospital bed after contracting meningitis. Alex Clarke, who studied at Westcliff High School for Boys, was hoping to attend the school to pick up his results. Instead the 18-year-old found himself in a hospital bed at Royal Cornwall in Truro after coming down with the potential deadly 45

August 12, 2018 11:54 PM Turkey pledges action to calm markets

Turkey has pledged it will take action to calm markets after the lira plunged to a new record low in Asian trading. The details would be unveiled shortly, the country's finance minister told Turkish newspaper Hurriyet. "From Monday morning onwards our institutions will take the necessary steps and will share the announcements with the market," Berat 51

July 27, 2018 8:20 AM Lyudmila Rudenko: Who was the influential chess champion honoured by Google Doodle?

A colourful Google Doodle dominates the search engine’s homepage today. The Doodle marks 114 years since chess champion Lyudmila Rudenko was born. The pioneer is considered “one of the world’s most influential chess players”, according to the blurb. Google writes: “Today’s Doodle – which draws artistic inspiration from 1960s graphic art and posters – reimagines 104