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Latest update : 2016-10-27

Signature of EU-Canada trade deal delayed as talks continue

The Canadian prime minister has cancelled a planned trip to Brussels to sign a free trade deal with the European Union, after talks to resolve objections from Belgian regions failed. Discussions among Belgium's regional and federal authorities are continuing this Thursday in the hope an agreement can still be reached. Also today, how changes in the rules affecting AirBnb in New York sparked duelling protests.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-06-20 Stephen CARROLL

Washington DC votes to raise minimum wage for waiting staff

Voters in the United States capital have approved an increase in the minimum wage for workers that receive tips, despite opposition from many within the industry. The change will...

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2018-06-19 Stephen CARROLL

Trump threatens huge new tariffs on China

Global markets have tumbled after Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, the latest tit-for-tat move in the months-long trade dispute...

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2018-06-18 Yuka ROYER

Ex-Carrefour boss urged to give up €13 million retirement package

French supermarket giant Carrefour is facing criticism over pay - not for its employees but for its former CEO Georges Plassat. He stepped down in July 2017 and his €13 million...

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2018-06-15 Yuka ROYER

US set to announce tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump is expected to unveil a list of Chinese goods to target with a 25% duty later this Friday, setting the stage for a major escalation in trade tensions....

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2018-06-14 Yuka ROYER

Comcast makes $65 billion offer to buy 21st Century Fox

A media merger frenzy is taking hold in the United States. Hot on the heels of a federal court's decision to allow AT&T to buy Time Warner, Comcast has made a $65 billion...

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