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German family buys one-way ticket out of BrexitReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Actor Sonja Morgenstern, a German national who has lived in London since 1996, packed up and moved back to Nuremberg this week in hopes of rediscovering the peace and certainty she lost when Britain voted for Brexit in 2016. Gracie Jerome reports.
EU debates when to trade with Trump as China/U.S. trade deadline loomsReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
EU ministers have begun debating when to start trade negotiations with the United States, aware that U.S. President Donald Trump may impose punitive tariffs on EU car imports if they wait too long. As Pascale Davies reports, the talks come as US and Chinese negotiators in Washington haggled over the details of an agreement to end their trade disput
GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares up, Aussie dollar rebounds, Brent hits 2019 highReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Global shares crept higher on Friday as signs of progress on trade offset a worsening economic outlook, while the Aussie dollar recouped some losses after China denied it had halted Australian coal imports.
Russia accuses U.S. of planning to arm the opposition in VenezuelaReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday accused the United States and its NATO allies of discussing how to arm the opposition in Venezuela and alleged Washington was deploying special forces and equipment near the South American nation.
Work continuing 'at pace' on changes to Brexit deal: UK PM May's spokeswomanReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Work is continuing at pace to secure the changes Britain is seeking to its exit deal with Brussels in order to win the backing of parliament, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Friday.
Russia extends detention of ex-U.S. marine held for spying: RIAReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
A Russian court on Friday ruled to extend by three months the detention of former U.S. marine Paul Whelan who is being held on suspicion of spying, the RIA news agency reported.
Some UK Conservative lawmakers warn PM May they are ready to back Brexit delayReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
A group of Conservative lawmakers said on Friday they had warned Prime Minister Theresa May that they are ready to try to force a delay to Britain's exit from the European Union to prevent a disorderly 'no deal' Brexit.
Daimler, BMW to invest 1 billion euros in venture to rival UberReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
German carmakers Daimler and BMW unveiled a joint ride-hailing, parking and electric car charging business on Friday to compete with mobility services provided by Uber and other tech firms.
Battle of the bands: Dueling concerts as aid for Venezuelans in limboReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Tensions along the Colombia-Venezuela border over the entry of aid meant to alleviate widespread food and medicine shortages in the socialist country will be accompanied by music on Friday, as rival concerts kick off on both sides of the boundary.
'No deal in the desert,' EU says of Brexit breakthrough in EgyptReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
European Union leaders will not clinch a deal on Brexit during a summit with their Arab peers in Egypt scheduled for Sunday and Monday, an EU official said on Friday.
Buyout firms abandon debt-laden ways for pricey dealsReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Some private equity firms that are keen to put their swelling cash piles to work are paying for expensive acquisitions of fast-growing companies mostly out of their own pockets and trimming back their reliance on debt.
Saudi agrees $10 billion China refinery deal as crown prince visitsReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
State-owned oil company Saudi Aramco signed a $10 billion deal to build a refining and petrochemical complex in China on Friday, as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wrapped up a two-day trip to Beijing.
U.S troops to remain in Syria after pulloutReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
The United States will leave "a small peacekeeping group" of 200 American troops in Syria for a period of time after a U.S. pullout, the White House said, as President Donald Trump pulled back from a complete withdrawal.
Ninth lawmaker quits Britain's opposition Labour PartyReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
British lawmaker Ian Austin resigned from the opposition Labour Party on Friday, becoming the ninth person to do so this week, saying it was "broken" and had been taken over by the "hard left".
Israel launches its first moon landerReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from Florida carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission that if successful will make the Jewish state only the fourth nation to ever to achieve a controlled touchdown on the moon's surface.
Brexit defectors need more to join for impactReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Brexit has torn the fabric of Britain's political system, say a group of 11 lawmakers behind a dramatic series of defections that have sent shockwaves through one of the world's oldest and most stable parliaments. Francesca Lynagh reports.