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German exports to UK drop again in first seven months of 2019

Germany’s exports to the UK have dropped 4.6% in the first seven months of 2019 compared with a year earlier. The decline continues a downward...

UK productivity drops at fastest pace for five years

Britain’s productivity has fallen at the fastest annual pace in five years in a sign that Brexit uncertainty is compounding an already weak spot...

Houses are cheaper, but still not enough buyers

The UK housing market value is determined by the number of residential property transactions. This is deduced by the number of property prices and...

Latest US and Chinese tariff hikes take effect in trade war

The United States and China have gone ahead with their latest tariff increases on each other’s goods, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some...

Wall Street takes a beating as fears of recession increase

The threat of a recession sparked a painful day in US financial markets. The yield on the closely watched 10-year Treasury fell so low Wednesday...

UK economy declines for first time since 2012

The UK’s economy shrank for the first time since 2012 in the second quarter of this year, as the manufacturing and construction sectors both...

Britain’s economic growth set to stagnate in second quarter

Britain's economic growth is expected to have stagnated in the second quarter, as the manufacturing sector boost wears off while construction declines. Economists believe that...

US Treasury Department labels China a currency manipulator

The US Treasury Department has labelled China a currency manipulator after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dramatic escalation of...

Tesco to cut 4,500 jobs from UK stores

Around 4,500 staff at Tesco are set to lose their jobs in the latest round of redundancies at the British supermarket chain, the company...

Donald Trump announces ‘small additional’ 10% tariff on Chinese goods

Donald Trump has announced a 10% tariff on $300bn worth goods going into the US from China, starting from September 1. Early today it was...

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New York governor begs for help amid ‘staggering’ death toll

New York’s governor has issued an urgent appeal for medical volunteers amid a “staggering” number of deaths from the coronavirus. “Please come help us in...

UN chief says initial coronavirus cases in Syria just ‘tip of the iceberg’

The UN humanitarian chief has warned that the 10 cases of Covid-19 and one death confirmed in Syria are just “the tip of the...

Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in England’s hospitals jumps almost 50%

There has been almost a 50% rise in just a few days in the number of people being treated for coronavirus in England’s hospitals,...

Jack Grealish apologises for breaking coronavirus lockdown to visit friend

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish is “deeply embarrassed” after he “stupidly agreed” to go to a friend’s house this weekend during the coronavirus lockdown,...

Vincent van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum in overnight raid

A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh was stolen in an overnight raid on a museum that was closed to prevent the spread...
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