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17 February, 2018 11:54 AM Post-Brexit security deal must transcend ideology, May tells EU

Britain and the EU should sign a new security treaty and must not let ideological differences block co-operation in that sector after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday. May said key aspects of a future partnership should be effective from 2019, emphasising she was unconditionally committed to European security. Britain is due to leave 35

16 February, 2018 5:13 PM Liberty hails U.K. steel sector ‘milestone’

Group restarts electric arc furnace in Northern England that it had acquired from Tata Steel An electric arc furnace in northern England, acquired from Tata Steel by Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty House Group, was reignited on Friday, in what the company describes as a “major milestone” in the revival of Britain’s steel industry. The N-Furnace, the larger of two electric 35

5 February, 2018 11:20 AM UK rules out any form of customs union with the EU after Brexit: source

Britain has ruled out any form of customs union with the European Union after Brexit, according to a source in Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street office. "It is not our policy to be in the customs union," a Downing Street official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said. "It is not our policy to be in a customs union." The extent of any British 39

3 February, 2018 8:52 AM 90 Migrants, Mostly Pakistanis, Feared Dead In Shipwreck Off Libya: IOM

Survivors told aid workers that most of the migrants on board were Pakistanis, who form a growing group heading to Italy from North Africa, IOM spokeswoman Olivia Headon said. GENEVA/TRIPOLI: An estimated 90 migrants are feared to have drowned off the coast of Libya after a smuggler's boat capsized early on Friday, leaving three known survivors and 10 bodies 50

1 February, 2018 6:25 AM Turkish army: 49 Kurdish militants killed in airstrikes in northern Iraq

Says the PKK was believed to be preparing an attack on Turkish border posts. Turkish warplanes struck 19 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq on Monday, killing 49 militants, Turkey’s armed forces said on Thursday. Two airstrikes were carried out in the Asos/Qandil, Zap, Avasin/Basyan and Hakurk regions on Monday, the army said in a written 41

30 January, 2018 4:03 PM Eurozone economy growth hits highest in decade

Economic growth in the Eurozone hit 2.5%, far ahead of the 1.8% reached a year earlier. Brussels: Growth in the eurozone shot up in 2017, putting Europe at the centre of a global recovery and on par with levels of expansion not seen since before the financial crisis, according to figures released on Tuesday. Economic growth in the 19-country eurozone 34

25 January, 2018 3:26 AM Brexit 'a mistake, not a disaster': ex-PM David Cameron

Britain's planned departure from the European Union is "a mistake, not a disaster", former premier David Cameron said during a conversation caught on camera in Davos today. Cameron stepped back from frontline British politics in the wake of the historic 2016 referendum, but was caught airing his views on Brexit at Switzerland's gathering of the world's 38

22 January, 2018 12:46 PM EU confirms new sanctions on seven senior Venezuela officials

The European Union on Monday announced new sanctions on seven senior Venezuelan officials, saying this was an expression of the bloc's concern with the political crisis under President Nicolas Maduro. Reuters reported last week the EU would make the move, which introduces a travel ban and an asset freeze on people in charge of security forces accused 25

22 January, 2018 6:48 AM Coca-Cola CEO Urges US To Avoid 'Deconstructing Global Trade'

Coca-Cola Chief Executive James Quincey believes that economic growth in North America is essential for finding solutions to another political issue: illegal immigration. As NAFTA negotiations drag on, Coca-Cola Chief Executive James Quincey is adding his voice to the chorus of leaders urging the U.S. to preserve free trade. Though the agreement can and should 57

16 January, 2018 9:12 PM Buy One, Give One: British Business Tackles "Period Poverty"

London: The first business in Britain aiming to address period poverty with a "buy one, give one" model has launched. For every pack of sanitary pads purchased, another will be given to someone who can't afford one. Hey Girls, a social enterprise that aims to turn a profit as well as doing good, helps girls from low-income families across the country 61