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The EU has to grant China market economy status. Brussels is reluctant to do this for fear that the market will be flooded with cheap Chinese goods. The only solution is a compromise, says DW's Frank Sieren. Promises should not...
An important element of Chinese foreign policy is the Silk Road initiative, which is supposed to realize the "Chinese dream," and make China one of the world’s leading nations. But there are many misgivings. Chinese President Xi Jinping wants to...
A group of Lower House MPs are urging Russian oil and gas producers and traders to stop using the US dollar. They say this means sharing profits with the USA, and making Russia vulnerable to western sanctions. “The dollar is...
Britain's energy market regulator Ofgem has launched an investigation into British Gas' switching terms, it said on Thursday. The inquiry will examine whether Centrica-owned (CNA.L) British Gas breached licence conditions relating to its obligations to domestic customers who switch to...
China has banned the import of three medicines from two British companies, according to a statement on the website of the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA). The CFDA found Calcium Sulphate and Synthetic Resorbable Bone Graft were registered independently...
By Dr Shahid Qureshi: - Corruption is the main cause we are not having peace in Afghanistan and Iraq for decades. The system of ‘pay as you go’ contractors hired or created by the companies owned by the high and...
(London) Jobseekers face temporary benefits bans if they refuse to take some forms of zero-hours contracts under the coalition Government's welfare reforms. Claimants risk losing payments for more than three months if they fail to accept certain positions on such...
By Francesco Guarascio | BRUSSELS Gibraltar is preparing for a post-Brexit setup in which its firms will have no longer access to the European Union market but will maintain a preferential relationship with Britain, a top Gibraltar financial official said...
A ‘unilateral decision’ was taken by OPEC not to cut production and to leave the daily output ceiling unchanged at 30 million barrels, despite a major oversupply that has caused oil prices to fall more than 30%. “We are not...
LONDON (Reuters) - The number of foreign holidaymakers coming to Britain in the first three months of this year jumped by 21 percent, adding to other signs that the fall in the value of the pound since last year's...

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