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Theresa May faces Commons defeat as Tory rebels plot to force vote on Brexit deal

Brexit secretary David Davis has written to rebel Tory MPs in a bid to avert a revolt and potential Commons defeat for the government’s EU withdrawal legislation. Davis has promised them a “meaningful vote” on Brexit. Led by former Attorney General Dominic Grieve – a Conservative MP – up to 20 Tory rebels want to insert a legal guarantee that ...

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The NFL and Verizon’s new streaming deal will bring games to all mobile carriers

Verizon will no longer be the exclusive U.S. mobile carrier for watching NFL games on smartphones and tablets. According to an announcement this morning, the company – and TechCrunch’s parent, by way of Oath – says that it has closed a new deal with the National Football League that will allow it to stream live games to fans regardless of ...

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Russia signs deal to build Egypt's first nuclear power plant

Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 14:05 Edited time: 11 Dec, 2017 14:16 Moscow and Cairo have signed an agreement to construct Egypt’s first nuclear plant. The project will cost $ 21 billion and is due to be finished by 2028-2029. The preliminary agreement between the countries was signed in 2015. A loan from Russia would cover 85 percent of the ...

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May clinches Brexit divorce deal: Here’s what still lies on the long road ahead

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 12:44 After 532 days of stalling and reneging on agreements at the last minute, it seems that UK Prime Minister Theresa May has struck terms for a divorce with the EU. But this is just the beginning of a long road. Although everyone seemed ecstatic that an agreement had been reached, it’s far from being ...

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Tillerson hints at deal to resolve Arab-Israeli conflict in one swoop, Moscow holds breath

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 11:36 The US secretary of state has a plan to resolve the decades-old conflict between Israel and its Arab neighbors in a single ‘deal of the century,’ his Russian counterpart said, adding that Moscow is eager to see the details of the promised peace plan. “Rex [Tillerson]… hinted to me that the United States is ...

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Tories praise Brexit deal, but Nigel Farage says it is ‘humiliating’

Brexiteer Nigel Farage has attacked Theresa May’s EU deal, stating it allows the UK to “move on to the next stage of humiliation.” Business leaders, however, said they were “breathing a huge sigh of relief.” Farage, the former leader of UKIP, took to Twitter following Friday morning’s announcement of a deal struck allowing negotiations in the withdrawal from the EU ...

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Confirmed! Brexit deal brokered between May and EU – no hard border for Ireland

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 07:18 After hammering out the finer details in an early morning meeting, Theresa May and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker have struck a deal, allowing Brexit to advance to stage two which will see talks on the future trading relationship. Theresa May, who arrived in Brussels before the sun was up has confirmed ...

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Canada dumps Boeing fighter jet deal over trade dispute with US

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 13:52 Plans to buy 18 Boeing Super Hornet fighter jets have been scrapped by the Canadian government due to the deepening dispute with the US aerospace company, sources told Reuters. Read more According to the sources, next week Ottawa will announce it intends to acquire a used fleet of older Australian F-18 jets. It’s the ...

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Why oil price is slipping after OPEC-Russia production cuts deal

Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 09:38 Saudi Arabia-dominated OPEC and independent producers led by Russia have extended their oil production cuts until the end of 2018. However, crude prices have been stagnant and dropped slightly since last week’s meeting, and there are reasons for that. As of Tuesday, Brent was trading 15 cents lower at $ 62.35 per barrel, while ...

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Irish PM throws Theresa May under the bus, says UK PM abandoned North Ireland Brexit deal

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 22:41 The United Kingdom has gone back on a deal with Ireland, the Irish Taoiseach has suggested. Ireland’s leader Leo Varadkar said the UK had met a Brexit agreement that satisfied the concerns of his people, and was “surprised and disappointed” when it fell through. On Monday, Ireland’s deputy prime minister, Simon Coveney, told public ...

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