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British PM Theresa May challenges EU as Brexit talks hit 'impasse', sterling tumbles

British PM Theresa May challenges EU as Brexit talks hit 'impasse', sterling tumbles

At a summit in Austria on Thursday, EU leaders rejected May`s "Chequers" plan, saying she needed to give ground on trade and customs arrangements for the UK border with Ireland.

Sep 21, 2018, 21:52 PM IST
Google hit with record $5 billion EU antitrust fine

Google hit with record $5 billion EU antitrust fine

The EU antitrust enforcer has charged Google with using its dominant Android to marginalise rivals following a three-year-long investigation.

Jul 18, 2018, 14:37 PM IST
Donald Trump told me to sue European Union: Theresa May

Donald Trump told me to sue European Union: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said that US President Donald Trump asked her to sue the European Union (EU) rather than negotiate over Brexit.

Jul 15, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Trump criticises Harley-Davidson for moving some production overseas

Trump criticises Harley-Davidson for moving some production overseas

Trump said he was surprised by such a decision by the Wisconsin-based motorcycle manufacturer, saying it amounted to raising the "white flag".

Jun 26, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
Harley-Davidson to move some production out of US to avoid EU tariffs

Harley-Davidson to move some production out of US to avoid EU tariffs

Harley shares have lost about 6 percent since early March when the trade skirmish between the United States and the EU started, and are down over 15 percent since end-December 2017.

Jun 26, 2018, 12:55 PM IST
Twitter to revive accounts suspended by age restriction

Twitter to revive accounts suspended by age restriction

In a series of tweets, the micro-blogging platform said on Wednesday that it did not expect the lockdown to happen as some users who opened their accounts when they were 13 are now old enough to use the platform.

Jun 13, 2018, 11:06 AM IST
European Union hails 'crucial and necessary' Trump-Kim talks

European Union hails 'crucial and necessary' Trump-Kim talks

Tensions between the EU and US are running high over a series of disagreements on major international issues.

Jun 12, 2018, 22:25 PM IST
Putin says lifting sanctions on Moscow will benefit all

Putin says lifting sanctions on Moscow will benefit all

  Russian President Vladimir Putin says Western sanctions against Russia haven't worked and both Moscow and the West would benefit from lifting them.

Jun 06, 2018, 09:36 AM IST
Ban plastic bags? UN seeks to cut pollution as recycling falls short

Ban plastic bags? UN seeks to cut pollution as recycling falls short

Thirty percent of countries found sharp drops in plastic bag consumption in the first year after imposing restrictions, while 20 percent saw little or no change.

Jun 05, 2018, 10:46 AM IST
Trump warns countries of reciprocal tariff

Trump warns countries of reciprocal tariff

Asserting that he likes free trade, but wants fair trade, US President Donald Trump warned that he could impose reciprocal tariff on other countries.

Jun 02, 2018, 09:37 AM IST
UK ''deeply disappointed'' at US steel tariffs: PM

UK ''deeply disappointed'' at US steel tariffs: PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she was "deeply disappointed" at the unjustified decision by the US to apply tariffs to European Union (EU) steel and aluminium imports.

Jun 02, 2018, 09:07 AM IST
IMF urges countries to work constructively together to reduce trade barriers

IMF urges countries to work constructively together to reduce trade barriers

Describing the United States' decision to impose metal tariffs on the European Union, Canada and Mexico as unfortunate, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged countries to work constructively together to reduce barriers.

Jun 01, 2018, 08:37 AM IST
Twitter users who joined before age 13 facing ban: Report

Twitter users who joined before age 13 facing ban: Report

The European Union`s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) stipulates that the age of consent for using online services should not be lower than 13.

May 31, 2018, 11:45 AM IST
How EU data privacy law will apply to Indian firms

How EU data privacy law will apply to Indian firms

Non-compliance of GDPR rules can cost companies a fortune -- 20 million Euros or four per cent of annual turnover.

May 28, 2018, 11:52 AM IST
 Donald Trump to announce decision on Iran nuclear deal; we are prepared, says Tehran

Donald Trump to announce decision on Iran nuclear deal; we are prepared, says Tehran

The Iran deal, negotiated during the administration of Barack Obama, eased economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear program. 

May 08, 2018, 18:13 PM IST
US delays steel, aluminum tariffs for EU, Canada, Mexico

US delays steel, aluminum tariffs for EU, Canada, Mexico

President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation to delay the implementation of tarriffs.

May 01, 2018, 14:04 PM IST
Twitter updates privacy policy ahead of EU data law

Twitter updates privacy policy ahead of EU data law

The EU data regulators are chiefly concerned over WhatsApp`s sharing of user data with parent company Facebook.

Apr 25, 2018, 13:31 PM IST
After global outcry over Facebook data theft, Mark Zuckerberg says 'time to step up'

After global outcry over Facebook data theft, Mark Zuckerberg says 'time to step up'

Mark Zuckerberg has reacted after the Government of India has warned Facebook over data theft.

Mar 22, 2018, 06:27 AM IST
European Union says no 'immediate' clarity from US on trade tariffs

European Union says no 'immediate' clarity from US on trade tariffs

Trump administration announcement of duties of 25% on imported steel and 10% on aluminium has stung the EU, along with other major economies.

Mar 10, 2018, 23:00 PM IST
Eurozone economy growth hits highest in decade

Eurozone economy growth hits highest in decade

Economic growth in the Eurozone hit 2.5%, far ahead of the 1.8% reached a year earlier.

Jan 30, 2018, 16:24 PM IST

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