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US threat to #FrenchWine receding, but not lifted says minister

US threat to #FrenchWine receding, but not lifted says minister

| August 28, 2019

A US threat to impose tariffs on French wine in response to a French tax on big digital companies is receding – albeit not lifted definitively, France’s finance minister said on Tuesday (27 August), write Leigh Thomas and Myriam Rivet. Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire and US officials reached a deal on the sidelines of […]

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#Trump says he hopes #Conte will remain Italian PM

#Trump says he hopes #Conte will remain Italian PM

| August 28, 2019

United States’ President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (27 August) it was looking likely that Giuseppe Conte would be reinstated as Italian prime minister and he hoped to see him back in office. “Starting to look good for the highly respected Prime Minister of the Italian Republic, Giuseppi (sic) Conte,” Trump said on Twitter. “A […]

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UK’s Johnson tells #Trump – Lower your trade barriers to seal UK deal

UK’s Johnson tells #Trump – Lower your trade barriers to seal UK deal

| August 27, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson used a pre-G7 summit phone call to US President Donald Trump to demand he lower trade barriers and open up parts of the US economy to British firms, citing a wide range of markets from cars to cauliflowers, writes William James. The two spoke on Friday (23 August) ahead of the […]

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At G7 summit, Trump offers #Brexit Britain a ‘very big’ trade deal

At G7 summit, Trump offers #Brexit Britain a ‘very big’ trade deal

| August 26, 2019

US President Donald Trump promised a big trade deal for post-Brexit Britain to Boris Johnson on Sunday (25 August) and praised the new prime minister as the right man to take Britain out of the European Union, write Jeff Mason and William James. Johnson, who faces a delicate task of assuaging European allies while not […]

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#Trump dampens Macron optimism on #Iran talks

#Trump dampens Macron optimism on #Iran talks

| August 26, 2019

US President Donald Trump appeared to brush aside French efforts to mediate with Iran on Sunday (25 August), saying that while he was happy for President Emmanuel Macron to reach out to Tehran to defuse tensions he would carry on with his own initiatives, write Jeff Mason and Michel Rose. European leaders have struggled to […]

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Tolerance of US treatment of #Huawei ‘sends dangerous signal’

Tolerance of US treatment of #Huawei ‘sends dangerous signal’

| August 23, 2019

If the rest of the world continues to turn the other cheek to the US government’s treatment of Huawei, it will send a dangerous signal, the company said on the eve of the G7 Summit in Biarritz which starts on Saturday 24 August. “The United States has restricted Huawei because it wants to continue to […]

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#Huawei predicts 10 megatrends for 2025

#Huawei predicts 10 megatrends for 2025

| August 22, 2019

Huawei has launched its Global Industry Vision (GIV) report, continuing its predictions for technology and industry development up to 2025. Drawing from Huawei’s own quantitative data and real-world use cases of how intelligent technology is permeating every industry, this year’s report identifies 10 megatrends currently shaping how we live and work. GIV also predicts technology […]

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