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  • BEIJING— The presidents of China and France promised closer cooperation Tuesday on climate, counter-terrorism and other issues as their governments try to gain influence in a shifting global political landscape. President Emmanuel Macron's visit was billed as an effort to expand European ties and cooperation with China as Britain prepares to leave the...

  • BEIJING— French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday he hopes to forge a partnership with China on climate, security and other issues during a visit to expand European ties with Beijing. China and France have promoted themselves as leaders on global warming after Trump pulled out of the Paris climate agreement. "China and France are both great countries with...

  • Fox was on a visit to China, the latest instalment in long-running economic talks between China and Britain, which has taken on new importance for Britain as it looks to re-invent itself as a global trading nation after leaving the European Union in 2019.. Asked whether Britain would serve as an alternative destination for such Chinese investment, Fox told...

  • BARCELONA/ MADRID, Dec 22- Separatists looked set on Friday to regain power in Catalonia after voters rejected Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's attempt to neuter its independence movement, instead re-igniting the country's biggest political crisis in decades. Spanish markets recoiled at a surprise result that is also a setback for the European Union,...

  • BARCELONA/ MADRID, Dec 22- Separatists looked set on Friday to regain power in Catalonia after voters rejected Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's attempt to defuse the independence movement, instead re-igniting the country's biggest political crisis in decades. Spanish markets recoiled at a surprise result that is also a setback for the European Union,...

  • BARCELONA, Dec 22- Separatists looked set on Friday to regain power in Catalonia after voters rejected Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's attempt to neuter the independence movement to defuse Spain's biggest political crisis in decades. By risking an election in the wealthy region, Rajoy appears to have made the same mistake that leaders such as Greece's Alexis...

  • Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond and Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai (C) pose with delegates for a group photo during the UK-China Economic Financial Dialogue at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on December 16, 2017.

    China and Britain have vowed to continue and strengthen cooperation on a wide range of economic, financial and trade issues.

  • BEIJING, Dec 16- China and Britain have vowed to continue and strengthen cooperation on a wide range of economic, financial and trade issues, including speeding the introduction of a London- Shanghai stock connect programme. The statement comes as China, in an unusual step, accused the United States and the European Union of breaking promises that they made when...

  • BEIJING, Dec 16- China and Britain have vowed to continue and strengthen cooperation on a wide range of economic, financial and trade issues, including speeding the introduction of a London- Shanghai stock connect programme. The statement comes as China, in an unusual step, accused the United States and the European Union of breaking promises that they made when...

  • BEIJING/ LONDON, Dec 15- Britain wants closer cooperation with China over its landmark Belt and Road infrastructure scheme, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday at the start of a Beijing trip on which he hopes to seal a billion pounds in deals. Li told Hammond that people in China follow developments in Britain and Europe closely. "We believe that no...

  • LONDON, Dec 15- Britain hopes to seal a billion pounds worth of trade and investment agreements with China during weekend visit by finance minister Philip Hammond, Bank of England chief Mark Carney and senior executives. The Beijing visit is the latest instalment in long-running economic talks between the two states but it has now taken on new importance for...

  • LONDON, Nov 22- Britain slashed its economic growth forecasts and expects to borrow a lot more going into the next decade, finance minister Philip Hammond said, but he nonetheless plans to spend more in the next couple of years to offset the impact of Brexit. He also committed 44 billion pounds to provide funding, loans and guarantees over five years in a bid to...

  • LONDON, Nov 20- A few hours before Theresa May lost her second cabinet member in a week, the British prime minister found time amidst the crisis to meet one of the world's most powerful bankers. Others, however, sense a subtle but significant change in the political climate with May listening more to the worries of an industry struggling to fathom out Britain's...

  • *CEO recruited from UK's MOD, worked before in Abu Dhabi. Sept 28- Abu Dhabi has recruited Britain's top defence buyer to run troubled Etihad Airways which is rethinking an aggressive expansion strategy that led it to huge losses last year. Tony Douglas, who has also run Abu Dhabi and London Heathrow Airports, will join Etihad as group chief executive in January...

  • *CEO recruited from UK's MOD, worked before in Abu Dhabi. Sept 28- Abu Dhabi has recruited Britain's top defense buyer to run troubled Etihad Airways which is rethinking an aggressive expansion strategy that led it to huge losses last year. Tony Douglas, who has also run Abu Dhabi and London Heathrow Airports, will join Etihad as group chief executive in January...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Happiness levels in Britain have inched up to reach their highest rate since measurements of wellbeing began in 2011, despite the political uncertainty since last year's Brexit vote, the statistics office said. A narrow majority of Britons who took part in the country's European Union membership referendum in June last year voted to leave the...

  • LONDON Sept 23- Ratings agency Moody's downgraded Britain's credit rating on Friday, saying the government's plans to bring down its heavy debt load had been knocked off course and Brexit would weigh on the economy. But Moody's- which stripped Britain of its top-notch AAA rating in 2013- said the outlook for public finances had weakened significantly as May's...

  • LONDON Sept 22- Ratings agency Moody's downgraded Britain's credit rating by a further notch on Friday, saying the government's plans to fix the public finances had been knocked off course and Brexit would weigh on the economy. A few hours after Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans for a new relationship with the European Union, Moody's cut the rating to Aa2...

  • *James Murdoch says should not be swayed by politics. CAMBRIDGE, England, Sept 14- Britain should judge Rupert Murdoch's bid for broadcaster Sky on facts and not politics or risk stifling inward investment after Brexit, his son and fellow executive James Murdoch said on Thursday. Appearing before an audience of media executives hours after the government...

  • *James Murdoch says should not be swayed by politics. CAMBRIDGE, England, Sept 14- Britain should judge Rupert Murdoch's bid for broadcaster Sky on facts and not politics or risk stifling inward investment after Brexit, his son and fellow executive James Murdoch said on Thursday. Appearing before an audience of media executives hours after the government...