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The UK Prime Minister has told her cabinet that a historic Brexit deal is close, the Financial Times has reported. Cabinet ministers briefed on Brexit talks said the issue of the Irish backstop was also close to being settled, the...
A Chinese intelligence official who allegedly conspired to steal trade secrets from an Ohio aviation company has been extradited to the U.S., according to the Justice Department. Xu Yanjun targeted U.S. and European aerospace companies on behalf of China’s Ministry...

Developing nations

Some of the world’s poorest countries are making strides in reducing the gap between rich and poor, according to an index of inequality devised by Oxfam. Namibia and Uruguay are among a clutch of developing-world countries to reduce inequality...
BUCHAREST, Romania — A referendum in Romania on whether to narrow the constitutional definition of a family to a man and a woman failed spectacularly over the weekend, with just 20.4 percent of the voting population taking part. Romania is...
Romania’s prime minister Viorica Dancila was welcomed with standing ovations by her ministers before the government meeting on Thursday. She was congratulated for her speech before the European Parliament on Wednesday, in which she criticized the Cooperation and Verification mechanism (CVM) on...
Italy and the European Union resumed their sniping as the populist government in Rome prepared to flesh out its fiscal plans.  Antonio Tajani, president of the European Parliament, predicted the administration would overshoot the budget deficit target of 2.4 percent...
  Aston Martin shares tumbled on their trading debut as investors balked at a sale price that put the U.K. carmaker on a par with larger and more profitable Italian competitor Ferrari NV. The stock fell as much as 6.6...
A Chinese national living in California has been jailed over a scheme to smuggle sensitive space and military communications technology to China. Si Chen was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison Monday, after she pleaded guilty in July to...
Ford has offered to refund thousands of pounds to customers whose engines have failed, following a BBC investigation. Hundreds of customers have said their cars with Ford EcoBoost engines have overheated, causing engine failure. Others have reported their cars with 1.6-litre...
Quite how big will depend on the outcome of a lawsuit filed by the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. It accuses Mr Musk of securities fraud after tweeting that he had “funding secured” to take Tesla private, sending...

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