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‘We Are Entering a War Economy’ – Italy Shuts Down Non-Essential Factories

Soave, Italy (AP) – Italy has become the first western developed nation to idle most of its industry to halt the spread of the coronavirus,…

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Sweden: Employment Service Forecasts Surging Migrant Unemployment

The Swedish Employment Service has warned that migrant unemployment rates are set to dramatically increase to the worst levels since the 1990s in a new…

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Posted in 'No Deal' Brexit Boris Johnson Brexit Britain Conservative Party Economy EU European Union Iain Duncan Smith London / Europe Michel Barnier Politics Tories Tory party trade United Kingdom

Former Tory Leader: EU Is Panicking, UK Has ‘The Whip Hand’ in Brexit Talks

Former Conservative Party leader and Cabinet minister Sir Iain Duncan Smith believes the European Union is “panicking” as the “transition” period Brexit negotiations get underway,…

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German Judge: Environmentalist Elon Musk Can Chop Down Forest to Build Tesla Factory

Clearing forest land for Tesla’s German “Gigafactory” is back underway after an environmental challenge to its construction was thrown out of court. The company claims…

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Priti Patel’s ‘Economically Inactive’ Comments Betray UK Govt’s Hostility to Traditional Family

The government’s attitude to traditional wives is “almost communist”, it is claimed after Patel said ‘inactive’ people should be put to work.

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Posted in Economy Elon Musk environmentalism Germany London / Europe Masters of the Universe Tech Tesla

German Court Orders Tesla to Stop Cutting Down Trees

Elon Musk’s Tesla has been ordered to stop clearing forest land near the capital of Berlin, Germany, to build its new “Gigafactory.”

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Mark Zuckerberg Claims Facebook Is Ready to Pay More Taxes Globally

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to state in an upcoming speech that he is ready for Facebook to pay more tax in certain countries…

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U.S. Ambassador Hails ‘Optimism and Excitement’ of Brexit: ‘Many Opportunities’

U.S. Ambassador to London Woody Johnson has hailed Britain’s departure from the European Union, reaffirming President Trump’s enthusiasm for a free, world-facing United Kingdom and…

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Mnuchin: U.S. Will Focus Resources on Developing Important Relationship, Trade Deal, Post-Brexit

Treasury boss Steve Mnuchin has expressed the importance of signing a good trade deal after Brexit as he met his UK counterpart Saturday.

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George Soros in Davos: 2020 Election Will Determine ‘Fate of the World’

Left-wing billionaire George Soros reportedly lashed out at President Donald TrumpĀ at a private dinner event at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Report: Trump and Macron Agree to Trade Talks, No Tariffs Until End of Year

Paris and Washington have agreed to a trade detente, according to reports.

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UK Wind Farms Paid Millions Per Day NOT to Run Turbines

Last week, millions of pounds in “constraint payments” were paid to wind energy farms to not run their turbines.

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Chancellor Tells UK Businesses There Will Be No Alignment with EU Rules

Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has told businesses to prepare for the UK to diverge from EU regulations, saying “we will not be a…

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Boris Could Start Trade Negotiations with U.S. Before EU: Report

Prime Minister Boris Johnson could start trade negotiations with the United States before the European Union, signalling to Brussels he is serious about diverging from…

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Posted in 'No Deal' Brexit Andrej Plenkovic Boris Johnson Brexit Brussels Economy European Commission European Union London / Europe Mark Carney Politics Ursula von der Leyen

EU Could Bar Financial Market Access Unless UK Accepts Regulations

Brussels will act in a “political” manner and could bar the United Kingdom’s financial hub from its markets should Prime Minister Boris Johnson attempt to…

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