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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.


China car sales drop for fifth month to leave carmakers reeling

Nov 08 2018 12:25

Car sales in China have declined for a fifth consecutive month, bringing the world’s largest market closer to its first annual drop in at least two decades.



WATCH: Trump claims 'tremendous' success despite Congress setback

Nov 07 2018 14:13

Donald Trump has hailed the Republicans' performance in the US midterm elections as a 'tremendous success' - despite losing overall control of Congress.


US mid-terms: Democrats poised to take House control

Nov 07 2018 07:20

Democrats are poised to reclaim the US House, fueled by voter anger and discontent with President Donald Trump to a victory that would dramatically alter his next two years in office and make a deeply divided nation even more difficult to govern.

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