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October 13, 2018 1:47 PM Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer beaten but Novak Djokovic into final against Borna Coric

Roger Federer was beaten by Croatia's Borna Coric in the Shanghai Masters semi-finals but Novak Djokovic reached Snday's final with a dominant victory. Swiss 20-time Grand Slam champion Federer, who will be replaced by Djokovic as world number two on Monday, lost 6-4 6-4 to Coric. Serb Djokovic thrashed German world number five Alexander Zverev 6-2 6-1 in just over an hour to reach 7

October 11, 2018 6:53 AM Shanghai Masters: Kyle Edmund through to quarter-finals with Jarry win

British number one Kyle Edmund went through to the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters with victory over Chile's Nicolas Jarry 7-6 (7-5) 6-3. Edmund, 23, ranked 14th in the world, took a tight first set, serving an ace to win the tie-break. Jarry broke 11th seed Edmund's first service game in the second set to go 2-0 up before the Briton took control 9

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 26

September 13, 2018 7:01 AM Fans removed from Dua Lipa concert in China

Fans have been forcefully removed from a Dua Lipa concert in Shanghai. Videos posted on social media show security workers pulling people out of their seats. Heavy-handed crowd control isn't that unusual in China, many are saying people were ejected for standing up or waving pro-gay rights flags. Visibly upset, Dua told the crowd: "I want to create a really 12

August 23, 2018 9:15 AM Construction worker falls FACE FIRST onto a metal pole and survives

Construction worker falls FACE FIRST onto a metal pole and survives after it punctures his skull but narrowly misses his brain and arteries A 25-year-old man narrowly avoided death after falling face-first onto a metal rod which went through his head, miraculously missing his brain and vital arteries. The Chinese construction worker was walking along 17

August 11, 2018 8:38 AM Gatwick goes Chinese after busiest ever July

The new service will be flown by China Eastern – the country’s second biggest airline – and will connect the UK to one of the world’s leading business centres, providing over 70,000 seats and more than 3,700 metric tonnes of new cargo capacity each year. Shanghai is seen as the showpiece of China’s dramatic economic growth and, like London, is a global 16

June 26, 2018 4:10 PM The world's most expensive cities: Hong Kong and Asian metropolises dominate top 10

Hong Kong is the world's most expensive city to live in for expatriate employees, a study has revealed. It topped Mercer's 2018 annual cost of living survey, which looked at 209 cities, reclaiming the title from Angola's oil-rich capital Luanda, which dropped to sixth place. Six of the world's top 10 most expensive cities are in Asia, with Tokyo deemed 13

June 25, 2018 2:34 PM Is this China's next aircraft carrier? Design of Beijing's third warship is 'accidentally revealed' by its manufacturer

A picture released by China's top aircraft carrier builder might have revealed the design of the country's next warship by accident. The image of a poster in the boardroom of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation showed three aircraft carriers, whereas Beijing currently only has two. Reports have suggested that the extra ship could well be China's 7

May 17, 2018 9:47 AM European stocks higher as Brent crude breaches $80 a barrel

LONDON (AP) - European stocks brushed aside earlier losses in Asia to rise solidly Thursday with oil companies in demand as the international measure of oil struck its highest level in three-and-a-half years after French oil giant Total threatened to pull out of Iran. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0.3 percent to 7,754 while France's 11

April 13, 2018 3:46 AM Asian stocks mostly up after Wall Street finishes higher

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday following overnight gains on Wall Street. Risk sentiment returned as the U.S. explores the possibility of returning to trade talks with 11 Pacific countries and clarifies that it is consulting allies before making a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria. KEEPING 22