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WATCH: Why is this summit being held on a boat?

Nov 15 2018 15:48

The APEC summit is now underway in Papua New Guinea, but why are attending CEOs and other guests staying on cruise ships?


British PM May on the brink as Tories plot to kill her Brexit deal

Nov 15 2018 06:57

The prime minister’s own team believe that the next few days will be the most perilous she’s encountered since becoming prime minister in the aftermath of the referendum vote to leave the EU in 2016.


UK's May wins cabinet backing for Brexit deal

Nov 14 2018 22:17

British Prime Minister Theresa May has won the support of her cabinet for a draft divorce deal with the European Union that has put both Brexit and her leadership at stake.


Theresa May's Brexit deal: What we know so far

Nov 14 2018 20:13

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will ask her cabinet to back her draft Brexit deal despite the fact that she might still fail to get it past her own Conservative Party.


Harvard, affirmative action and the future of college admissions

Nov 13 2018 06:09

In the Harvard case, Students For Fair Admissions, led by affirmative action opponent Edward Blum, is suing to make the nation’s oldest and wealthiest college replace its vaunted “holistic” admissions process with a race-blind system


UK trade secretary says no new Brexit vote, even if country crashes out of EU

Nov 11 2018 08:29

The UK government will resist calls for another referendum on leaving the European Union even if it fails to secure an acceptable withdrawal agreement with the bloc, according to International Trade Secretary Liam Fox.



UK economy's best quarter in two years hides loss of momentum

Nov 09 2018 11:43

Britain has posted its fastest economic expansion in almost two years in the third quarter, but a sudden loss of momentum from August pointed to slower growth in the run-up to Brexit.


New Zimbabwean finance boss's tax evokes memories of 2008 crisis

Nov 09 2018 07:28

When Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed a comparatively youthful, Cambridge-trained economist as finance minister in September, he gave him an almost impossible task: repay billions of dollars in debt and ignite a stagnating economy.

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