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Latest update : 2013-10-08

China puts pressure on US to solve debt ceiling issue

China has added to the pressure on the US to raise its debt ceiling and avoid a technical default on its debt. China is the largest holder of US debt, estimated at $1.28 trillion. The stalemate over public finances in the US is now into its eighth day. Meanwhile, in the UK, royal baby Prince George is having a commemorative set of coins made to mark his christening, planned for October 23rd.

By Matthew WARREN

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2016-07-01 Brexit

Carney: UK suffering from 'economic post-traumatic stress'

The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, says the country is suffering from "economic post-traumatic stress disorder" after voting to leave the EU. He signalled the bank...

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2016-06-30 François Hollande

Hollande pledges tax cuts ahead of France's 2017 elections

The French president has pledged to implement a tax cut of up to €2 billion in the next year to help middle-class households. François Hollande told the Les Echos newspaper that...

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2016-06-29 Brexit

Vodafone warns it could move HQ out of UK

In the wake of the Brexit vote, the telecoms group Vodafone has said it can't make a long-term decision about where it will locate its headquarters, which are currently in...

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2016-06-28 Brexit

$3 trillion wiped off global markets since Brexit

Three trillion dollars have been wiped off the value of global shares in two days of trading since the UK voted to leave the EU last week. Stock markets have slumped on the news,...

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2016-06-27 economy

Osborne: UK public finances will need adjustment after Brexit

The British finance minister says the UK's public finances will need an adjustment after the vote to leave the European Union, but that the details will be decided by the next...

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