BMW Joins Airbus In Brexit Warning

BMW Joins Airbus In Brexit Warning

The car giant BMW has followed plane-maker Airbus in warning of a lack of clarity over Brexit. BMW UK boss Ian Robertson says clarity is needed by the end of the summer. BMW makes the Mini and Rolls Royce and employs about 8,000 people in the UK. Earlier, Airbus, which employs 14,000 people in the […]

Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand Prime Minister, Gives Birth to Baby Girl

Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand Prime Minister, Gives Birth to Baby Girl

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given birth to a baby girl. Ms Ardern shared a photo of her and partner Clarke Gayford with their daughter on Instagram on Thursday afternoon. She captioned the image: “Welcome to our village wee one.” She said the baby arrived at 4:45pm (local time), weighing 3.31kg. “Thank you […]

Trump Threatens Huge New Tariffs On China

Trump Threatens Huge New Tariffs On China

US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200bn (£151bn) of Chinese goods in a growing trade row. Mr Trump said the 10% tariffs would come into effect if China “refuses to change its practices”. The move would be a major escalation of the dispute. World stock markets have suffered sharp […]

Russian Women Told Not To Have Sex With Non-White Foreign Men During World Cup

Russian Women Told Not To Have Sex With Non-White Foreign Men During World Cup

A Russian lawmaker warned that Russian women should not have sex with non-white foreign men during the World Cup because they could get pregnant and end up with children who would be discriminated against in Russia, according to a Reuters report. The lawmaker, Tamara Pletnyova, is the head of parliament’s committee for families, women and […]

Trump Puts 25% Tariff On Chinese Goods

Trump Puts 25% Tariff On Chinese Goods

US President Donald Trump is to impose 25% tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese goods, accusing Beijing of intellectual copyright theft. Tariffs that affect more than 800 products worth $34bn in annual trade are due to come into effect on 6 July. The White House said it would consult on tariffs on the other $16bn […]

Spain Vows To Remove ‘Migrant Razor Wire’

Spain Vows To Remove ‘Migrant Razor Wire’

Spain’s new interior minister has vowed to do “everything possible” to remove the “anti-migrant” razor wire fences, which separate Morocco from the Spanish territories of Ceuta and Melilla. The tiny enclaves on Morocco’s Mediterranean coast have become magnets for African migrants seeking a better life in Europe. Injuries are common when “jumpers” try to scale […]

World Cup: Nike Won’t Supply Iran With Soccer Boots Amid US Sanctions

World Cup: Nike Won’t Supply Iran With Soccer Boots Amid US Sanctions

Sports apparel giant Nike on Monday said it will not supply Iran’s national soccer team with boots for use in this month’s World Cup in Russia due to concerns about economic sanctions against the country. Nike’s decision came weeks after President Donald Trump said his administration would withdraw from the Iran nuclear accord, which had […]

G7 Summit: War of Words Erupts between US and Key Allies

G7 Summit: War of Words Erupts between US and Key Allies

A war of words has erupted between the US and its G7 allies, hours after the group had put on a show of unity at the end of a tense summit. US President Donald Trump and two of his advisers lashed out at Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, accusing him of engaging in “bad faith diplomacy”. […]

Apple ‘SHUTS DOWN’ Facebook, Jams Facebook’s Web-Tracking Tools

Apple ‘SHUTS DOWN’ Facebook, Jams Facebook’s Web-Tracking Tools

Apple will attempt to frustrate tools used by Facebook to automatically track web users, within the next version of its iOS and Mac operating systems. “We’re shutting that down,” declared Apple’s software chief Craig Federighi, at the firm’s developers conference. He added that the web browser Safari would ask owners’ permission before allowing the social […]

Guatemala Volcano: Dozens Die as Fuego Volcano Erupts

Guatemala Volcano: Dozens Die as Fuego Volcano Erupts

Twenty-five people have been killed and hundreds injured in the most violent eruption in decades in Guatemala. The Fuego volcano, about 40km (25 miles) south-west of the capital Guatemala City, has been spewing rocks, black smoke and ash into the sky. A river of lava hit the village of El Rodeo, killing people inside houses. […]

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