Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Donald Trump has warned Theresa May that a soft Brexit will “kill” the chance of a trade deal with the US, in comments that hugely undermine her attempts to win support for her Chequers deal. On the first day of...
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...
Cuba will officially recognise private property for the first time under a new constitution that features a number of far-reaching changes, state media say. Property sales were banned after Fidel Castro came to power in 1959, but permitted after a...
The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker received an open harsh   letter from the president of the Neoliberal Party in Romania, Catalin Beciu,  in which Catalin Beciu is accusing Jean-Claude of indifference regarding the high corruption from the...

Trump-Putin summit

US President Donald Trump will meet Russia's Vladimir Putin later on Monday, ending a tumultuous European tour in which he criticised his allies. Mr Trump said he had "low expectations" ahead of the talks in the Finnish capital, Helsinki, but...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition allies in Berlin both lost support in a regional election in the western state of Hesse on Sunday, dealing a blow to the fragile national government. Merkel’s conservative Christian...
At a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland, Mr Trump contradicted US intelligence agencies, saying Russia had no reason to meddle. The top Republican in Congress, House Speaker Paul Ryan, said Mr Trump must see that "Russia is...
MPs will debate the Budget later with Labour dismissing the government's claim to be ending austerity. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said welfare cuts were continuing and public services could face a further squeeze. But Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss...
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is to tell the European Union that the UK will not accept its proposals to deal with one of the thorniest issues in Brexit talks -- the issue of the Irish border. In a speech...
Angela Merkel’s favored successor to head her governing party is running into stiff competition in a race that will shape the German chancellor’s legacy. Her old nemesis Friedrich Merz is now a contender for the Christian Democratic Union’s chairmanship, raising...

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