EU acts to protect firms from Donald Trump’s sanctions against Iran

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Companies told to ignore White House demands to drop all business with Iran The EU has launched an attempt to protect European businesses from Donald Trumps sanctions against Iran as the US administration voiced its intent to apply maximum pressure on Tehran by vigorously applying its punitive measures. The sanctions are to enter into force […]

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Trump was right. The rest of the G7 were wrong | George Monbiot

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In arguing for a sunset clause to the trade agreement, this odious man is exposing the corruption of liberal democracy, says George Monbiot, a regular contributor to the Guardian He gets almost everything wrong. But last weekend Donald Trump got something right. To the horror of the other leaders of the rich world, he defended […]

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Trump trade investigation will ‘poison’ relations with China, media warns

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The president is expected to order the probe on Monday despite the risk of angering Beijing amid the North Korea nuclear standoff Donald Trumps decision to order an investigation into allegedly unfair Chinese trade practices will poison relations between the two countries, a state-run newspaper has said. Trump is expected

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Brexit plans could fall apart ‘like a chocolate orange’, says auditor general

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Unprecedented intervention from Amyas Morse laments governments vague approach to date and calls for unified strategy for EU talks A lack of energy and leadership in Theresa Mays government has left hopes of a successful Brexit at risk of falling apart like a chocolate orange, a leading government watchdog has warned. In an extraordinary intervention […]

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