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September 18, 2018 7:37 AM US imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

The US is imposing new tariffs on $200bn (£150bn) worth of Chinese goods as it escalates its trade war with Beijing. These will apply to almost 6,000 items, marking the biggest round of US tariffs so far. Handbags, rice and textiles will be included, but some items expected to be targeted such as smart watches and high chairs have been excluded 7

September 17, 2018 8:24 AM IMF says 'all Brexit outcomes' will entail costs for the UK

IMF head Christine Lagarde says the UK would need to negotiate 63 trade deals in the event of a "no-deal" departure from the EU. Presenting a report on the UK economy to the UK Treasury on Monday, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said that "all Brexit outcomes" will entail costs for the UK economy. "Any Brexit deal will not be as good as the current 6

September 17, 2018 8:02 AM 'Stop lying about the figures!' Nigel Farage shuts down Remainer in fiery Brexit TV clash

NIGEL Farage lambasted anti-Brexit editor Matt Kelly on live TV as the europhile journalist claimed the UK's economy is now the slowest growing in Europe because of Brexit. In a fiery debate on ITV Good Morning Britain, the pair clashed on the reason behind Britons' Brexit vote in June 2016 when Mr Kelly argued people did not know what the implications 5

September 14, 2018 9:44 AM Brexiteer Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin outlines perfect 'divorce gift' from no-deal Brexit

BREXIT supporter and Wetherspoon owner Tim Martin has claimed “no-deal” means free trade as he talked up Britain walking away from negotiations with the EU. Theresa May has vowed to stick by her controversial Brexit policy despite criticism from within her own party over the blueprint. JD Wetherspoon chairman and founder Tim Martin talked up Britain 6

September 13, 2018 7:10 AM Spain says Gibraltar row will NOT stand in way of Brexit as minister panics over no-deal

A BREXIT deal will not be held up by disputes over Gibraltar, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said as he warned of the turmoil his country would face over a no-deal. More than 300,000 UK citizens are living in Spain and Spanish companies are heavily invested in the UK economy. The EU terms of the guidelines on Brexit negotiations gives Spain a veto on whether 6

September 7, 2018 10:04 PM Trump warns of 'devastating' taxes on Canadian cars

Trump warns of 'devastating' taxes on Canadian cars WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Friday he does not want to hurt Canada's economy but also warned that if he imposes taxes on cars it would be "devastating" for the neighboring country. "If I tax cars coming in from Canada, it would be devastating. But I don't want to do that," Trump told reporters 2

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 22

September 4, 2018 2:57 PM Public 'ready for change' as UK economy is 'unfair' and 'not working', poll reveals

A Sky Data poll suggests most people want an increase in the minimum wage, new company taxes and more regulation for web giants. Two in three (67%) think the economy works badly for young people, while 53% believe it works badly for people outside the south, a Sky Data poll commissioned by IPPR has found. Seven in ten (70%) say the economy does not work for people 8

September 4, 2018 9:23 AM The examples of antisemitism Labour have (and have not) adopted

There are several differences between the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's definition of antisemitism and Labour's. Most MPs have called on Labour to adopt the definition and examples of antisemitism set out by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). "Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed 10

September 2, 2018 3:01 PM John McDonnell says second Brexit referendum is 'on the table' during TENSE Marr interview

LABOUR’S shadow chancellor claimed that all options were still “on the table” after being quizzed by Andrew Marr on whether the party would support a second Brexit referendum. The Prime Minister has ruled out a second Brexit vote claiming it would be a “gross betrayal of our democracy” if there was another referendum. John McDonnell was quizzed on The Andrew 10