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US moves to negotiate trade deals with Japan, UK, EU

The US has said it intends to negotiate three separate trade agreements with Japan, the UK and the EU. It could take several months before the negotiations begin, it said.   The move is part of US President Donald Trump’s efforts to reshape trade policies to support his “America First” agenda.   It comes as the US has been fighting ...

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Facebook tool makes UK political ads ‘transparent’

From today, if you want to advertise a political cause on Facebook in the UK, you’ll have to obey new rules. You will need to prove your identity and location to the company, and each ad will carry a message saying who paid for it. There will also be an online archive, showing all of your previous ads, roughly how ...

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Brexit: David Davis calls for cabinet rebellion over PM’s plan

Cabinet ministers should “exert their collective authority” and rebel against Theresa May’s proposed Brexit deal, ex-Brexit Secretary David Davis has said. The PM has suggested a temporary customs arrangement for the whole UK to remain in the customs union while the Irish border issue is resolved.   Brexiteers suspect this could turn into a permanent situation, restricting the freedom to ...

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UK economy heading for worst year since crash, say economists

Forecasting body blames growing risks of no-deal Brexit as it downgrades estimate The British economy is heading for its worst year in almost a decade amid the growing risks from no-deal Brexit, according to a leading economic forecaster. After official figures revealed zero growth in GDP in August, the EY Item Club said the economy would struggle to recover in ...

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China car sales slump ripples globally

Car sales in China fell 11.6% in September to 2.4 million – the third month in a row of year-on-year decline. The deceleration comes amid a slowdown in China’s economy and has pinched performance at vehicle manufacturers around the world.   At Ford, September sales in the country tumbled 43% compared with 2017, the US carmaker said on Friday.   ...

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Saudi faces business backlash over Khashoggi disappearance

Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday and has not been seen since. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is facing a backlash over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from business and media previously supportive of his reform drive, with partnerships at risk and big names boycotting a major conference this month.   The crown ...

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BCA ANNOUNCES 13thANNUAL AWARDS

    Serving up the spiciest Awards of the British Curry Industry this November This November, BCA Awards celebrates its 13th year of toasting the finest of the curry industry. The event will take place on November 25th at Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge. The evening will showcase the achievements of astounding restaurants and talented chefs who have mastered their culinary ...

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US shares suffer sharpest drop in months

US share markets have suffered their sharpest one-day falls in months, as fears about rising interest rates, inflation, trade tensions intensified. The tech-heavy Nasdaq led the declines, sliding 4%, or 315.9 points, to 7,422.   The Dow Jones and S&P 500 also fell by more than 3%, with losses accelerating towards the end of the day. Netflix fell 8%, while ...

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9th Currry Life Award and World Curry Expo held in London

  To honour the curry chefs in the UK, the 9th Curry Award was  held in Lancaster Hotel in Central London on 7th October.  Leading British MPs, top businessmen, journalists, caterers and notable community personalities attended this colorful event. Editor of Curry Life Syed Belal Ahmed and President of London Bangla Press Club Syed Nahash Pasha managed the overall event. Curry Life ...

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IMF: ‘Dangerous undercurrents’ threaten global economy

One of the most comprehensive studies of the state of banking and markets since the financial crisis warns that “dangerous undercurrents” are a rising threat to the world economy. The International Monetary Fund’s Financial Stability Report says that although banks are far safer than they were in 2008 there are new risks.   Trade tensions are growing, the IMF says, ...

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