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Ursula Von der Leyen nominates Brexit critic as next EU trade negotiator

Phil Hogan, an Ireland politician who has criticized Boris Johnson and Brexit, was nominated Tuesday by the incoming European Commission president as the body's next trad...

Ursula Von der Leyen nominates Brexit critic as next EU trade negotiator

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E.U. Nominates Ursula von der Leyen as Commission President After grueling and bitter negotiations, the European Union made history by putting forward two women for top jobs as the bloc’s unity is being tested....
23:24, 07/02/2019

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
18:12, 07/16/2019

Ursula von der Leyen: hard Brexit would be massive blow for both sides Exclusive: newly elected EU chief suggests there could be emergency help for IrelandThe European commission’s new president has said a hard Brexit would have “massively negative consequences” for both...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Chief trade negotiator: UK had little influence before Brexit vote The man in charge of leading the government's global trade negotiations has told Sky News that the UK "had very little influence on the international trade system" before voting to leave the European ...
08:12, 07/15/2019

From the EU to Trump: Where does Ursula von der Leyen stand? Germany's defense minister has been at Angela Merkel's side since 2005. No stranger to global affairs, she's set to become the next European Commission president. So how does she view Europe's most pr...
21:36, 07/04/2019

Can the EU's Ursula von der Leyen fulfill her promises Now that she's been elected European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen can get to work realizing her EU vision. Who will she have to win over in the European Parliament, and which member stat...
04:36, 07/18/2019

Who is Ursula von der Leyen, the new European Commission president? German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, a member of Merkel's conservatives, has been confirmed president of the EU Commission. But just who is she? DW profiles the Brussels-born doctor and her t...
21:12, 07/16/2019

Ursula von der Leyen: Headed back to Brussels? EU leaders threw their weight behind German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen to become the bloc's next top executive. But she'll need to win over critics to become the European Commission's first...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Ursula von der Leyen's EU nomination is a win for Emmanuel Macron For the first time in 50 years, a German is set to lead the European Commission. But it's France that will benefit most from Ursula von der Leyen's appointment, writes journalist and political scienti...
00:48, 07/06/2019

From Scorpions to Beethoven: Ursula von der Leyen's playlist for the army The new president of the European Commission's musical wishes are the German army's command. As a military tattoo honors the outgoing minister of defense, here's what the three songs she picked reveal...
15:12, 08/16/2019

Ursula von der Leyen pledges to fight for balance among EU states The upcoming EU leader Ursula von der Leyen said she would try to bring balance between "smaller and bigger countries" and various regions of the bloc. Speaking from Zagreb, she also praised Croatia a...
19:24, 07/30/2019

Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen's playlist for the army The new president of the European Commission's musical wishes are the German army's command. As a military tattoo honors the outgoing minister of defense, here's what the three songs she picked reveal...
14:12, 08/15/2019

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal preparation for the European Commission, says DW's Ma...
03:24, 07/04/2019

Ursula von der Leyen elected first female European commission president German minister wins narrow backing of MEPs to succeed Jean-Claude JunckerUrsula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the European commission’s first female president and the first German in the job fo...
23:36, 07/16/2019

Ursula von der Leyen Confirmed as First Female President of the European Commission (BRUSSELS) — Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed as the European Commission president Tuesday, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who...
08:12, 07/17/2019

Who is Ursula von der Leyen, the surprise compromise as European Commission president? German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been named as a candidate for the post of European Commission president. Would she be suitable for the job? DW profiles the doctor and mother of seven,...
22:36, 07/02/2019

EU leaders pick Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to lead European Commission Once considered a successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany's defense minister is seen as a moderate choice to lead the EU's executive body. Von der Leyen would be the European Commission's first...
19:48, 07/02/2019

Donald Tusk urges EU lawmakers to vote for Germany's Ursula von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk told the European Parliament that the choice for the EU's top post was made democratically. Many MEPs are deeply unhappy with the German defense minister's nomin...
18:24, 07/04/2019

Ursula von der Leyen: German lawmakers blast European Commission nomination Von der Leyen's nomination to lead the EU's executive body has been widely criticized in her home country. Leading lawmakers have called it a "farce" and a "victory for backroom politics."...
03:24, 07/04/2019

What to Know About Ursula von der Leyen, the Surprise Choice and First Woman Nominated for One of Europe’s Top Jobs After days of difficult negotiations, European leaders have put forward their nominations for the EU’s top jobs on Wednesday, nominating two women for the leadership roles. Christine Lagarde, t...
08:48, 07/04/2019

German defense chief Ursula von der Leyen elected European Commission head The European Union on Tuesday elected German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen as the first female leader of the European Commission -- and she could also become the first female president of the ...
20:48, 07/02/2019

Brexit: EU's top negotiator doubts no-deal can be avoided With two months to go until Brexit, Michel Barnier says he's "not optimistic" of avoiding a no-deal scenario. Writing for a British newspaper, he said there was still confusion over the Irish backstop...
15:24, 09/01/2019

"No Reason To Be Optimistic," Says EU's Brexit Negotiator On Deal With UK Europe's chief Brexit negotiator warned European lawmakers Thursday that he has no reason to be optimistic that Brussels and London will agree an orderly divorce....
02:12, 09/13/2019

UK and EU diplomats pessimistic as UK Brexit negotiator arrives British and EU diplomats made clear on Wednesday that there was no immediate prospect of substantive negotiations on an EU divorce deal as Britain's new negotiator, David Frost, arrived in Brussels fo...
16:48, 09/04/2019

Ex-UK PM May's Brexit negotiator Robbins to join Goldman Sachs Former British Prime Minister Theresa May's chief Brexit negotiator Olly Robbins will join Goldman Sachs' investment banking division after a sabbatical, the Cabinet Office said on Tuesday....
01:12, 09/10/2019

UK Brexit negotiator Robbins to leave role: The Sunday Times Britain's lead Brexit negotiator Olly Robbins will leave his role in government shortly after briefing the new prime minister, The Sunday Times reported....
01:00, 06/30/2019

EU negotiator Michel Barnier calls Boris Johnson's Brexit stance 'unacceptable' Writing to EU governments, Michel Barnier has rejected the new UK prime minister's insistence that a new Brexit deal is needed to deal with the Irish border question. Barnier called Johnson's stance "...
23:48, 07/25/2019

U.S.-China Trade Talks Will End in a Deal, Former Negotiator Says A former top U.S. trade negotiator said talks with China for a trade deal had made significant progress despite recent setbacks and an agreement would eventually be reached....
13:12, 05/21/2019

Japan’s trade negotiator: US won’t impose quotas on autos TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade negotiator has said Washington won’t be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made t...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after h...
12:12, 05/17/2019

Germany's von der Leyen supports Brexit extension Ursula von der Leyen has tried to sway socialists and liberals on a possible Brexit delay. She also confirmed she will step down as German defense minister, regardless of whether she is successful in ...
17:48, 07/15/2019

Incoming EU chief von der Leyen says 'we don't want a hard Brexit' The future head of the European Commission said she would be minded to grant Britain an extension to talks on its exit from the EU if London gave good grounds, adding that an orderly departure was imp...
22:24, 07/18/2019

World powers need to help the US win a trade deal with China, says ex-Trump negotiator World powers should work with the United States to get a deal with China as unfair trade practices affect everyone, former top White House negotiator Clete Willems told CNBC Tuesday....
12:12, 08/27/2019

U.S. trade chief says meeting with Chinese negotiator to precede G20 summit The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday it is in the interests of China and the United States to have a successful trade pact and he expects to meet with a senior Chinese official ahead of nex...
17:36, 06/19/2019

China says its top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, will go to Washington this week for tariff war talks BEIJING (AP) — China says its top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, will go to Washington this week for tariff war talks....
09:00, 05/07/2019

China's top negotiator may have diminished role in trade talks ahead of dinner with US officials China's top trade negotiator Liu He will meet with President Donald Trump's trade team on Thursday without the title "special envoy" for President Xi Jinping, suggesting he may have less aut...
19:48, 05/09/2019

De Blasio nominates new commissioner to head TLC Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday nominated the deputy commissioner for the city’s Department of Veterans’ Services to head the Taxi and Limousine Commission. The mayor said in a statement t...
03:12, 06/19/2019

European Union Nominates Kristalina Georgieva to Lead I.M.F. Ms. Georgieva, the World Bank chief executive, would replace Christine Lagarde at the International Monetary Fund, one of the most prominent posts in global economic diplomacy....
01:48, 08/03/2019

Trump nominates Barbara Barrett for Air Force secretary WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated an aerospace executive and former ambassador to Finland to be the next secretary of the Air Force on Tuesday. Trump said in a tweet that he has chosen Bar...
04:12, 05/22/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan as defense secretary US President Donald Trump has named former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan as his pick to be US defense secretary. Shanahan has been serving in the role on an acting basis since the start of the yea...
04:01, 05/10/2019

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor secretary....
03:48, 07/19/2019

Trump nominates aerospace executive for Air Force secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated an aerospace executive to be the next secretary of the Air Force. Trump says in a tweet that he has chosen Barbara Barrett, former chairman of th...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan to be Defense Secretary WASHINGTON – President Trump has made it official and will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his administration’s second Secretary of Defense. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders sa...
04:12, 05/10/2019

DFB nominates Fritz Keller to become new head of German football The German FA (DFB) has nominated the president of Bundesliga club Freiburg to become its next president. Fritz Keller is expected to be elected at a general meeting next month....
14:12, 08/15/2019

Ukraine President nominates new foreign, defense ministers Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Thursday nominated Vadym Prystaiko, former Ukrainian ambassador to NATO, as foreign minister, a parliamentary draft resolution showed....
15:24, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 1-EQT nominates three new directors ahead of shareholder vote EQT Corp on Wednesday said three long-serving directors will step down from the company's board, at a time when the oil and gas producer fights a proxy battle with Rice brothers....
03:12, 05/09/2019

Voce says Argo ROE could double with cost cuts, nominates five directors An activist hedge fund said on Tuesday that insurance company Argo Group International Holdings Ltd could double its return on equity if it cut $100 million in costs, including millions spent on......
00:24, 05/01/2019

Trump Nominates Patrick Shanahan to Run the Military After Historic Delay It took 125 days, but President Donald Trump finally nominated Patrick Shanahan to be the next Secretary of Defense. Shanahan, 56, was the leading contender to become Defense Secretary since James Mat...
08:24, 05/10/2019

Outgoing Puerto Rico governor nominates Pierluisi as successor Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló will nominate the island's former representative in the U.S. Congress Pedro Pierluisi as his new secretary of state and next in line to succeed him when...
15:24, 07/31/2019

Trump nominates former fleet cyber commander to head the Navy President Trump nominated Vice Adm. Michael Gilday as the next head of the Navy on Wednesday, a week after his previous nominee decided to retire instead of taking over the position....
18:48, 07/18/2019

Spain's Sanchez nominates Catalans to chair Congress and Senate Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday proposed two Catalan lawmakers as parliamentary speakers, giving an early sense of the prominent role the politically volatile region is likely to...
17:24, 05/17/2019

EU Stocks, Brexit & "Trade Wars" The August European Financial Forecast delivers all-new insights on Brexit, the German economy and more. Editor Brian Whitmer delivers distinct insights on these topics, the clear Elliott wave pattern...
17:36, 05/01/2019

Haiti President Jovenel Moise nominates fourth prime minister President Jovenel Moise has failed three times to get his choice for prime minister through parliament. The latest name is Fritz-William Michel, according to social media, as the UN looks on....
06:12, 07/23/2019

Jeremy Hunt and the NHS: master negotiator or out of his depth? – podcast Denis Campbell assesses whether Hunt’s experience as health secretary warrants him becoming the next prime minister. Plus: Dan Milmo on the Deutsche Bank job cutsJeremy Hunt is now the only man standi...
06:24, 07/10/2019

Veteran Palestinian negotiator says she was denied U.S. visa for first time A veteran Palestinian negotiator said on Monday she had been denied a U.S. travel visa for the first time, and viewed it as retaliation for her criticism of the Trump administration and Israel....
20:12, 05/13/2019

U.S. to withdraw 5,000 troops from Afghanistan, close bases: U.S. negotiator The United States would withdraw almost 5,000 troops from Afghanistan and close five bases within 135 days under a draft peace accord agreed with the Taliban, the chief U.S. negotiator Zalmay Khalilza...
21:48, 09/02/2019

US, UK looking for quick post-Brexit trade deal London and Washington are ready to strike a post-Brexit trade deal "in pieces" in order to speed up the process. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said Brexit must be delivered by whatever means possib...
03:36, 08/13/2019

Melissa McCarthy vs. Lizzo: Who should be Ursula in ‘Little Mermaid’? Everyone’s a critic — and in this case, a casting agent. Over the weekend, Variety reported that Melissa McCarthy was in early talks to play Ursula in Disney’s upcoming live-action “The Little Mermaid...
17:12, 07/01/2019

Donald Trump Nominates Mark Esper As Secretary Of Defense: White House Donald Trump has nominated Mark Esper to be the US Secretary of Defense, the White House said late Friday, as Washington navigates a spike in tensions with Iran....
09:00, 06/22/2019

Hedge fund Voce urges Argo to slash expenses, nominates five directors An activist hedge fund on Tuesday nominated five directors and urged insurance company Argo Group International Holdings Ltd to cut $100 million in expenses, including corporate jets and housing for.....
03:48, 05/01/2019

Libya’s Hifter tells Macron no cease-fire without negotiator Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter said in a meeting Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron that he cannot work toward a ceasefire because he has no one with whom to negotiate...
21:36, 05/22/2019

Mexico Has ‘Dignity Intact’ After Avoiding U.S. Tariffs, Chief Negotiator Says (TIJUANA, Mexico) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he was reluctantly prepared to slap retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods if negotiators in Washington had failed...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Seeking to avert higher tariffs, China dispatches top negotiator to U.S. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will travel to Washington for two days of trade talks this week, China said on Tuesday, setting up a last-ditch bid for a deal that would avoid a sharp increase in tariffs ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

House Foreign Affairs Panel Subpoenas Top Afghanistan Negotiator The subpoena compels Zalmay Khalilzad, the special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, to publicly brief lawmakers at a hearing on the administration’s plan for Afghanistan....
07:00, 09/13/2019

A hostage negotiator, an ambassador, a nuclear envoy: Who might replace Bolton? One potential candidate to replace John Bolton as national security adviser is an official who was once responsible for helping Sarah Palin understand foreign policy....
04:12, 09/13/2019

Who would be Brexit's Mr No-Deal? Johnson and Tusk trade barbs British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Council head Donald Tusk sparred on Saturday over who would be to blame should Britain leave the EU on Oct. 31 without a divorce deal in place....
17:24, 08/24/2019

Trade war, Brexit hit Savills half-year profit Real estate services provider Savills Plc on Thursday posted lower pretax profit for the first half, as uncertainty due to the U.S.-China trade dispute and Brexit hit its earnings from Asia and the UK...
10:48, 08/08/2019

Trump Talks Up U.K. Trade Deal Despite Brexit Impasse The offer would require the U.K. to secure the decisive break with the bloc advocated by prominent Brexit backers in the race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May....
12:12, 06/05/2019

US-UK trade deal within a year of Brexit will be tight, UK PM Johnson It will be tight to meet the United States' desire to do a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain within a year, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday....
13:48, 08/25/2019

Haggling over haggis: US-UK plan post-Brexit trade Britain hasn't even divorced the European Union and already a new suitor has come calling: the United States. The US is pushing for a new trade deal that won’t be possible until Britain, o...
22:12, 09/07/2019

U.S. courts Brexit Britain with trade deal talk U.S. President Donald Trump wants to see a successful British exit from the European Union that Washington will support with a U.S.-UK free trade agreement, national security adviser John Bolton told ...
20:24, 08/12/2019

BoE: UK banks can withstand Brexit and trade war double-whammy Britain's financial system is strong enough to cope with the shock of a trade war-driven global slowdown even if it coincides with a "disorderly" Brexit, the Bank of England has said....
12:48, 07/11/2019

Pence talks US-UK trade amidst Brexit tumult Vice President Mike Pence is touting a trade deal between the US and the United Kingdom despite Brexit fury that has engulfed the region. (Sept. 5)        ...
02:48, 09/06/2019

UK hopes trade deal with US could soften Brexit blow While in the UK for a three-day state visit, US President Trump is dangling the possibility of a "big" post-Brexit trade deal. But can freeing up bilateral trade really alleviate the fallout of the UK...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Post-Brexit trade pact with US may take some time, says Liam Fox Trade secretary says there are potential complications and no deal can be agreed pre-BrexitThe international trade secretary, Liam Fox, has said a post-Brexit trade arrangement with the US may take lo...
12:24, 07/15/2019

'Earthsea' Author Ursula K. Le Guin Is Ready for Her Closeup Ursula K. Le Guin, the author whose science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories inspired readers of all ages, is the focus of a new documentary....
18:36, 07/31/2019

A24 developing TV adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea books According to Deadline, production company A24 has teamed up with Nightcrawler producer Jennifer Fox to develop a TV adaptation of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin’s beloved series of fantasy books. No netw...
06:00, 09/04/2019

How Friends’ Ursula exemplifies “evil twin syndrome” The good twin/bad twin is a trope that goes back to works like The Man In The Iron Mask and Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator. It’s also been utilized in myriad TV shows before like Gilligan’s Isla...
01:12, 09/10/2019

Queen Latifah to Play Ursula in ABC’s The Little Mermaid Live! In a ‘90s kind of world, we were glad we had our girl Queen Latifah; and now, in 2019, she’s letting us tap into that old feeling by announcing she will play Ursula in ABC’s live concert version of Th...
14:48, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Hedge fund Voce urges Argo to slash expenses, nominates five directors An activist hedge fund on Tuesday nominated five directors and urged insurance company Argo Group International Holdings Ltd to cut $100 million in expenses, including corporate jets and housing for i...
02:36, 05/01/2019

Downfall of North Korean Negotiator Was Sealed When Trump-Kim Summit Collapsed The fate of Kim Yong-chol provides the latest example of how a senior North Korean official’s political fortune is made or broken at the whims of Kim Jong-un....
19:12, 05/31/2019

Trump's Lead Negotiator on Arab-Israeli Peace Plan to Exit President Trump’s lead negotiator on his highly anticipated Arab-Israeli peace plan will be leaving the White House soon, throwing further into question the administration’s efforts to resolve the dec...
04:24, 09/06/2019

Trade woes sink shares, Brexit weighs on sterling World shares made it four days in the red in the last five on Thursday as concerns grew that the China-U.S. trade conflict was fast turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest e...
12:12, 05/23/2019

Trump dangles 'very big' trade deal in front of Brexit Britain British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday said he and President Donald Trump were "gung-ho" about a post-Brexit trade deal but cautioned the United States would be tough negotiators and that he w...
16:36, 08/25/2019

Freeports plan unveiled to boost post-Brexit trade Plans to create up to 10 duty-free or low-tax ports and airports across the UK – promised by Boris Johnson in his Tory leadership campaign – are being launched by the government....
00:12, 08/02/2019

At G7 summit, Trump offers Brexit Britain a 'very big' trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump promised a big trade deal for post-Brexit Britain to Boris Johnson on Sunday and praised the new prime minister as the right man to take Britain out of the European Union....
12:12, 08/25/2019

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to interve...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Bolton says US ready to negotiate post-Brexit trade pact with UK National Security Adviser John Bolton said after meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that a piecemeal approach to trade negotiations was "not unprecedented."     ...
08:48, 08/13/2019

Brexit: EU 'would block trade deal if Britain reneged on bill' UK must honour its debts before starting to negotiate trade deal, say Brussels sourcesThe European Union would refuse to negotiate a trade deal with the UK if the government reneged on the Brexit bill...
14:12, 08/26/2019

Trump tells Brexit Britain: We'll have a major trade deal Brexit Britain will have a major trade deal with the United States, U.S. President Donald Trump told Boris Johnson on Sunday, adding that the new British prime minister was the right man to take his c...
12:12, 08/25/2019

US will be 'on doorstep' ready to sign UK trade deal after Brexit, says Pompeo On first trip to Washington as UK foreign secretary, Dominic Raab says Trump was ‘effusive in his warmth’ for BritainThe secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said that the US will be “on the doorstep,...
21:12, 08/07/2019

Trade war, Brexit stoke debt and dollar, hit stocks and sterling Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom curtailed appetite for equities on Wednesday and stoked demand f...
13:12, 07/17/2019

Brexit will not save troubled steel industry, says trade body UK Steel’s director general warns leaving EU will not give steel greater trading opportunitiesThe trade body for steelmakers has rubbished claims that British Steel could be more easily saved if the U...
01:00, 05/28/2019

The Latest: France says Brexit deal must guard peace, trade The French minister for Europe says EU countries are ready to discuss new proposals from Britain in search of a new Brexit deal if they protect Northern Ireland’s peace deal and the bloc’s common mark...
12:12, 09/16/2019

UK factories suffer from Brexit and trade war tensions - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: UK factories report weak orders and outputIntroduction: Can policymakers avoid recession?Germany could be sliding into recessionTrump ...
15:00, 08/20/2019

At G7 Summit, Trump Offers Brexit Britain A "Very Big" Trade Deal U.S. President Donald Trump promised a big trade deal for post-Brexit Britain to Boris Johnson on Sunday and praised the new prime minister as the right man to take Britain out of the European Union....
19:24, 08/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Trade war, Brexit hit Savills half-year profit Real estate services provider Savills Plc posted lower pretax profit for the first half, as uncertainty due to the U.S.-China trade dispute and Brexit led to fewer commercial transactions in Asia and ...
10:48, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 1-BoE says British banks ready for no-deal Brexit, trade war British banks hold enough capital to cope with a no-deal Brexit and a global trade war simultaneously, the Bank of England said on Thursday, although a disruptive Brexit would still cause major turbul...
15:36, 07/11/2019

Brexit: EU ‘would block trade deal if Britain reneged on bill’ UK must honour its debts before starting to negotiate trade deal, say Brussels sourcesThe European Union would refuse to negotiate a trade deal with the UK if the government reneged on the Brexit bill...
19:48, 08/26/2019

Former US-North Korean negotiator says Trump in ‘complete denial’ over Kim’s latest missile tests HEY, THEY’RE JUST SHORT-RANGE MISSILES: As President Trump works to get the derailed nuclear talks with North Korea back on track, he continues to downplay the threat from missile tests and side with ...
11:01, 08/26/2019

Johnson, Trump discuss trade, Brexit and Iran: Downing Street British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to start talks as soon as possible after the UK leaves the European Union, a Downing Street representative said on Frid...
00:24, 07/27/2019

Turkey says it faces up to $3 billion in trade losses with Britain under no-deal Brexit Turkey may lose trade with Britain worth up to $3 billion in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said on Wednesday, adding that many Turkish companies lacked information on the...
16:48, 09/04/2019

Donald Trump’s UK trade promises are hot air – his aim is Brexit chaos | Michael H Fuchs If Boris Johnson seriously believes the US will shower rewards on Britain after leaving the EU he is mistakenAs the UK races towards a potential no-deal Brexit, President Donald Trump is cheering it o...
05:00, 08/21/2019

John Bolton Says the U.S. Is Ready to Negotiate a Post-Brexit Trade Pact LONDON (AP) — The United States is ready to negotiate a post-Brexit trade deal with the U.K. “in pieces” to help speed the process as Britain prepares to leave the European Union on ...
06:24, 08/13/2019

Trump vows 'phenomenal' post-Brexit trade deal during UK visit Both President Trump and Prime Minister May said they are committed to securing a strong trade deal after Brexit. Mass protests against the president's visit also took place, though Trump dismissed th...
18:48, 06/04/2019

Bank of England chief dismisses Johnson’s Brexit trade claim The Bank of England’s governor has dismissed suggestions from Boris Johnson, favorite to become Britain’s next prime minister, that tariffs on trade with the European Union can be avoided if the count...
13:12, 06/21/2019

UK Labour's trade union backers support second referendum on Brexit deal British trade union leaders linked to the opposition Labour Party have agreed to back a second referendum on any Brexit deal reached by the next Conservative prime minister or a no-deal exit, accordin...
22:24, 07/08/2019

Stocks rise on trade hopes, sterling slips on Brexit jitters U.S. stocks added to their gains on Tuesday following news of potential progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations, while the pound fell after Brexit hard-liner Boris Johnson won the leadership of Brit...
00:36, 07/24/2019

Trudeau and Johnson discuss transition to trade relations after Brexit: Downing St Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged to work with the UK to achieve a smooth transition to a UK-Canada free trade agreement as Britain prepares to leave the European Union, a Downing St...
00:24, 07/27/2019

UK PM Hopeful Reiterates Post-Brexit Free Trade Agreement With India Britain's prime ministerial candidate Jeremy Hunt has reached out to the Indian diaspora to boost his chances against Boris Johnson, reiterating his plans to strengthen the "incredibly important"......
21:00, 07/06/2019

Asia stocks dented by trade war, Brexit showdown paralyzes pound Global stocks faced headwinds on Tuesday, stymied by U.S.-China trade frictions while the British pound flirted with 2 1/2-year lows as Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated he could call an election...
06:12, 09/03/2019

Brexit: Carney rejects Boris Johnson's no-deal trade claim Bank of England governor says UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports to EUThe Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has said that the UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports ...
14:48, 06/21/2019

UK and South Korea agree to sign post-Brexit trade deal Agreement is Britain’s first major trade deal in Asia since the vote to leave the EUThe UK has reached a preliminary trade deal with South Korea to avoid disruption if Britain leaves the EU without an...
14:12, 06/10/2019

Trump promises ‘phenomenal’ UK trade deal to make up for Brexit losses President Trump on Tuesday promised a “phenomenal” post-Brexit trade deal and tried to patch up disagreements with America’s closest ally — heaping praise on Britain and Prime Minister Theresa May dur...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Melissa McCarthy in Talks to Play Ursula in Live-Action Little Mermaid Melissa McCarthy may be headed under the sea. E! News has learned that the A-list actress is in early talks to appear in the live-action adaptation of The Little......
01:12, 06/29/2019

Fate of 'executed' North Korean negotiator grows murkier after report claims he is still alive Chosun Ilbo, the largest daily newspaper in South Korea, reported last week that North Korea's special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok-chol, was killed by a firing squad in March after being...
16:00, 06/04/2019

UK PM front-runner Boris Johnson says trade deal can break Brexit deadlock Boris Johnson, the favorite to become Britain's new prime minister, said on Sunday the country could leave the European Union by agreeing a free trade agreement that would remove the need for one of t...
23:00, 07/21/2019

Brexit: mess with Good Friday and we’ll block UK trade deal, US politicians warn Hostile Congress could hold up trade deal if Brexit jeopardises N Ireland peace agreementAny future US-UK trade deal would almost certainly be blocked by the US Congress if Brexit affects the Irish bo...
09:24, 07/31/2019

Bank of England's Carney dismisses Johnson trade claim on no-deal Brexit Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has dismissed a claim by Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to become prime minister, that Britain can avoid the hit of European Union trade tariffs in the...
09:48, 06/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks hurt by trade war, pound hit by no-deal Brexit fears Global stocks were hit by U.S.-China trade frictions on Tuesday while the British pound flirted with 2 1/2-year lows as Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated he could call an election to stymie lawma...
06:36, 09/03/2019

Chance of disorderly Brexit jumps; eventual free trade deal still likely: Poll The likelihood Britain and the European Union part ways without a deal has jumped in the past month, according to economists in a Reuters poll, as most candidates jockeying to take over as prime minis...
15:12, 06/14/2019

We'll block trade deal if Brexit imperils open Irish border, say US politicians Johnson-Trump plan could fall foul of Congress if Good Friday agreement is threatenedAny future US-UK trade deal would almost certainly be blocked by the US Congress if Brexit affects the Irish border...
11:24, 07/31/2019

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union in late October, South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday....
07:24, 06/10/2019

Effusive Trump promises Britain a "phenomenal" post-Brexit trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday promised Britain a "phenomenal" post-Brexit trade deal, dismissed differences over China's Huawei and glossed over other disagreements as he heaped praise on the...
19:36, 06/04/2019

Brexit leader Nigel Farage poised to open his own trade talks with Trump LONDON — Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain’s Brexit Party, is planning to start his own trade talks with the White House amid frustration that the British government has let the process stall....
10:48, 06/11/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade war, Italy and Brexit worries drive Europe lower Trade war worries and the prospect of early elections in Italy and Britain hit European markets on Friday, while the week's search for safety left gold on course for its best week in three years, Japa...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Trump approves of Johnson’s tough approach to Brexit, promises ‘very big trade deal’ The British prime minister has vowed to bring his country out of the EU on Oct. 31 no matter what, an approach that has raised worries about a chaotic divorce that could cause chaos and hurt the econo...
23:00, 08/25/2019

Effusive Trump promises Britain a 'phenomenal' post-Brexit trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday promised Britain a "phenomenal" post-Brexit trade deal, dismissed differences over China's Huawei and glossed over other disagreements as he heaped praise on the...
21:24, 06/04/2019

Melissa McCarthy hints she'll take on the role of Ursula in Disney's live-action 'Little Mermaid' Melissa McCarthy is obviously interested in taking on the role of Ursula in Disney's live-action "Little Mermaid," winking at the camera when Jimmy Kimmel asked her if she'd be playing the part....
17:00, 07/30/2019

Global markets rattled amid Brexit, U.S.-China trade war standoffs; Dow falls nearly 300 points The volatility comes as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no word on when U.S.-China talks will resume....
05:36, 09/05/2019

The agile supply chain: 5 ways to disaster-proof your business from trade wars and Brexit This period of uncertainty may be the wakeup call we all needed to design the type of modern, flexible trading networks we should have had all along.Read More...
19:12, 09/08/2019

UK factories suffer shock contraction as Brexit and trade wars bite - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as British manufacturing shrinks for the first time since July 2016Latest: UK manufacturing shrank in MayPMI fell to 49.4, a three-year lowB...
12:36, 06/03/2019

Global markets rattled amid Brexit, U.S.-China trade war standoffs; Dow falls nearly 400 points All U.S. markets are starting September in the red after a particularly volatile August, including several days of trading where the Dow dropped more than 700 points....
17:00, 09/03/2019

Global markets rattled amid Brexit, U.S.-China trade war standoffs; Dow falls 300 points All U.S. markets are starting September in the red after a particularly volatile August, including several days of trading where the Dow dropped more than 700 points....
16:12, 09/03/2019

Japanese shares jump to 1-month high on Hong Kong, Brexit, US-China trade news Japanese shares advanced to a one month-high on Thursday as investors cheered some easing tension in Hong Kong, British lawmakers' vote against a "no-deal" Brexit and signs of progress in U.S.-China t...
06:48, 09/05/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guatemala, Hurricane Dorian, Yemen, Nigeria, Somalia and post-Brexit UK trade A recap of Tuesday’s stories: International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala successfully completes mandate; UN prioritizes Hurricane Dorian assistance; Nowhere to hide in Yemen; Insecurity an...
23:24, 09/03/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks dented by trade war, Brexit showdown paralyses pound Global stocks faced headwinds on Tuesday, stymied by U.S.-China trade frictions while the British pound flirted with 2 1/2-year lows as Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated he could call an election...
06:36, 09/03/2019

Trump will be ready with 'pen in hand' to sign a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain, says Mike Pompeo The US will be ready with "pen in hand" to sign a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, despite reservations from congressional leaders about a no-deal ...
14:00, 08/08/2019

Lizzo Tosses Her Hair, er, Hat in the Ring to Play Ursula in Little Mermaid as Melissa McCarthy Said to Be Disney’s Pick Upon hearing the news Friday that Disney had someone else in mind to play the sea witch Ursula in the highly anticipated live-action version of The Little Mermaid, Lizzo quickly made it known for one ...
07:48, 06/29/2019

Von der Leyen seeks to secure EU top job at parliament Outgoing German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen is seeking to woo enough legislators at the European Parliament to secure the job of European Commission President in a secret vote late Tuesday...
12:24, 07/16/2019

Von der Leyen says she will work with any new British leader The next head of the European Union's executive, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Tuesday she would work "in a constructive way" with any new British prime minister....
22:00, 07/16/2019

Tusk says von der Leyen dedicated to rule of law EU leaders' nominee for European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, is dedicated to upholding EU rules on judicial independence and press freedoms, European Council President Donald Tusk said...
19:24, 07/04/2019

Most Germans don't want von der Leyen leading EU Commission Only one third of Germans believe their defense minister, Ursula von der Leyen, is a good choice to lead the EU Commission, according to a Deutschlandtrend survey. Many believe the state is too lenien...
01:00, 07/05/2019

The Hardest Working Woman in Hair: The Glow Up Joins Celebrity Stylist Ursula Stephen on Her NYFW Grind If you think about some of the most innovative, gorgeous hair looks of your favorite celebrities, there’s a solid chance Ursula Stephen’s hands were involved. The star stylist is the talent behind any...
22:24, 09/13/2019

Von der Leyen outlines position on migration, other EU challenges The incoming head of the European Commission has said she will look for pragmatic solutions to the issue of migration. Ursula von der Leyen also spoke of plans for Italy's budget and her approach to P...
05:48, 07/19/2019

German coalition in disarray over von der Leyen's EU nomination European leaders' nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission did not give the Social Democrats (SPD) reason to quit Germany's ruling coalition, a party leader said on Thursday....
13:24, 07/04/2019

Von der Leyen defends 'European Way of Life' title The incoming chief of the European Commission has rejected calls to change the name for her new migration commissioner. The title "European Way of Life" is seen by some as redolent of far-right rhetor...
05:48, 09/17/2019

Germany's von der Leyen begins EU charm offensive The German defense minister was grilled by Green, Socialist, and free-market liberals as she faces an uphill battle to secure the European Commission presidency. Many are unhappy with the process of h...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Von der Leyen calls for EU migration pact in Italy The incoming head of the European Commission said "effective and humane" measures are needed to solve the thorny issue of migration. Italy in particular has been calling for the EU's asylum rules to b...
22:12, 08/02/2019

Germany's Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president on a platform of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe....
22:00, 07/16/2019

Von der Leyen urges 'green deal' for a more united EU Von der Leyen, who is seeking to win over EU lawmakers, said she would make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have more female EU commissioners and to extend the Brexit...
12:24, 07/16/2019

Boris Johnson clashes with Bank of England chief over whether Britain can strike a deal to continue free trade with EU after Brexit Boris Johnson clashed with the Bank of England Governor today over whether Britain can strike a deal to continue free trade with the EU after Brexit....
13:00, 06/25/2019

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia, son of Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia, as labor secretary Reuters President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor secretary. Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly res...
12:12, 07/19/2019

EU's Tusk asks European Parliament to approve von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European Commission....
13:24, 07/04/2019

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc's executive after some in the ...
14:36, 07/04/2019

Angela Merkel blasts SPD for failing to back von der Leyen Merkel wants German Social Democrats to stop thwarting Ursula von der Leyen's bid to lead the EU Commission. Many officials domestically and across the bloc say the defense minister's bid for the job ...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Poland sees positives in von der Leyen remarks on rule of law Poland sees potential positive elements in remarks on the rule of law by the nominee to lead the European Commission, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Wednesday....
21:36, 07/10/2019

Opinion: Von der Leyen a sound choice in turbulent times Up to the last minute it was unclear if Ursula von der Leyen would be accepted as the next European Commission president. Her stellar speech and a lack of alternatives won MEPs over, says DW Editor-in...
23:48, 07/16/2019

German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and head of her Christian Democrat party, will succeed Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister, government spokesman Steffe...
01:24, 07/17/2019

Naming of von der Leyen as EU executive chief not transparent: Juncker European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the process to appoint his successor, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, was not transparent and marked an unwelcome break with the practice of choo...
13:00, 07/05/2019

EU's Juncker regrets lack of transparency in von der Leyen's nomination Retiring European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed regret for the lack of transparency in the process to nominate his successor. His own appointment had followed an election camp...
13:48, 07/05/2019

France and Germany eye Lagarde for ECB and Von der Leyen for EC president: sources German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen may end up as European Commission President while IMF head Christine Lagarde may become new president of the European Central Bank following an agreement b...
15:36, 07/02/2019

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Gre...
21:36, 07/10/2019

Von der Leyen in Poland discusses EU commission posts, plans European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen is meeting Poland’s prime minister to discuss composition of the executive body where Warsaw would like to hold posts of importance...
13:48, 07/25/2019

Von der Leyen lays out cards to EU lawmakers ahead of vote Germany's Ursula von der Leyen sought on Tuesday to win over skeptical European socialist and liberal lawmakers to back her as European Commission president, laying out ambitious social, climate and m...
11:48, 07/16/2019

EU Commission appointee von der Leyen to seek parliament approval German Ursula von der Leyen, appointed by European Union leaders as the next head of the bloc's executive, will attend later on Wednesday a session of the European Parliament, the approval of which sh...
10:36, 07/03/2019

Germany's von der Leyen voted new European Commission president German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen had faced an uphill battle as a compromise candidate. She won by a slim majority, with 383 out of 747 votes....
21:12, 07/16/2019

Germany's Weber urges EU lawmakers to back von der Leyen in top job vote German conservative Manfred Weber urged EU lawmakers to back Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European Commission in a knife-edge vote on Tuesday, warning that a rejection would create pol...
10:24, 07/16/2019

Explainer: Von der Leyen's rocky path to confirmation as EU Commission chief European Union lawmakers are likely to confirm Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as president of the bloc's executive Commission in a secret ballot next Tuesday, but there is a risk she could fall short ...
15:36, 07/12/2019

Von der Leyen cracks EU parliament nut, national leaders will prove tougher Ursula von der Leyen had to dangle a range of promises on migration, taxes, climate change and the rule of law to secure even a wafer-thin margin of support in the European Parliament to become the E...
22:48, 07/17/2019

German SPD lists von der Leyen failures in damning paper to EU peers Germany's Social Democrats have circulated a damning paper to their European political group in which they call Ursula von der Leyen an "inadequate and inappropriate candidate" to lead the European Co...
13:48, 07/12/2019

Merkel says new German defence minister will quickly succeed von der Leyen German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a new defence minister would be found quickly after Ursula von der Leyen announced she would resign regardless of the outcome of the European Parliament's Tuesday ...
14:36, 07/16/2019

Von der Leyen finalizes gender-balanced list of proposed commissioners The president-elect of the European Commission has put forward a list of commissioners to represent EU member states. If it is accepted, the commission will have almost as many women as men as members...
21:24, 09/09/2019

EU's outgoing chief executive welcomes 'true European' von der Leyen When the European Union's outgoing chief executive welcomed his replacement candidate, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, on Thursday, his spokesman said they met as "true Europeans who have known each o...
14:36, 07/04/2019

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head: Welt Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is being touted by Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, as a potential successor to Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commissio...
15:36, 07/02/2019

Von der Leyen faces crucial vote in quest to lead EU executive Germany's Ursula von der Leyen faces a make-or-break vote on Tuesday in her quest to be the European Commission's first female leader, and a raft of promises made the previous day may help her win ove...
03:12, 07/16/2019

France's Macron, EU's Von Der Leyen hope for constructive talks with Boris Johnson French President Emmanuel Macron and future head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen both congratulated Boris Johnson on becoming Britain's next prime minister, and said they looked forwar...
15:48, 07/23/2019

Von der Leyen offers raft of reforms ahead of knife-edge EU vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission proposed a raft of social, environmental and economic reforms on Monday, seeking support from European Union lawmakers who ar...
16:48, 07/15/2019

EU member states accept Von der Leyen's gender-balanced list of commissioners EU member states have accepted the list of commissioners put forward by the European Commission's president-elect. For the first time, the commission could have almost as many women as men as members....
20:12, 09/10/2019

Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms ahead of crunch EU vote The European Union's nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic, environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewarm EU parliament in a confirmation vote taking plac...
23:36, 07/15/2019

US offers UK sector by sector trade deals post-Brexit America is "ready to negotiate" a sector by sector trade deal with the UK in order to get an agreement as soon as Britain has left the European Union, US national security adviser John Bolton has said...
01:12, 08/13/2019

| WATCH | Jeremy Corbyn: Hunt and Johnson are perusing post no-Deal Brexit trade deal with Trump UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Conservative leadership candidates Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson of using the possibility of a no-deal Brexit as a way to form a new trade agreement with Don...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Donald Trump wants Brexit impasse 'resolved soon' in order to strike trade deal with UK, Mike Pompeo says The United States has urged Prime Minister Theresa May and the Government to resolve the impasse over Brexit in order to push ahead with a trade deal with the UK....
03:12, 05/09/2019

'Little Mermaid': Queen Latifah to play Ursula (in musical separate from live-action film) ABC plans a "hybrid" live musical in November, which is separate from the live-action remake in the works.        ...
08:24, 08/06/2019

Nancy Pelosi warns 'no chance' of trade deal between US and UK if Brexit puts Good Friday agreement at risk US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there is "no chance" of a US-UK trade deal passing through Congress if Brexit puts the Good Friday agreement at risk....
01:24, 08/15/2019

Boris Johnson warns US vice president Mike Pence that NHS is 'not on table' in post-Brexit trade talks Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned the Trump administration that the NHS is "not on the table" during any post-Brexit trade deal talks with the US....
20:01, 09/05/2019

Kremlin critic Navalny says he may have been poisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was discharged on Monday from a hospital where he was treated for symptoms of an acute allergy, said he may have been poisoned, a suspicion shared by his ...
00:12, 07/30/2019

A TV Critic Who Has Seen the Small Screen Become Huge In “I Like to Watch,” Emily Nussbaum of The New Yorker looks back on television’s artistic high points and cultural influence over the past two decades....
20:48, 07/03/2019

Critic’s Notebook: The Dronepocalypse Is Here — in Documentary Footage, at Least An epidemic of aerial shots has infected nonfiction filmmaking. It can be a tremendous boon for subjects that are hard to access, but overuse is an issue....
17:48, 05/08/2019

Critic of major gas deal becomes new Papua New Guinea PM Former finance minister James Marape, a critic of a major global gas development deal, was elected by parliament as the new prime minister of Papua New Guinea on Thursday after weeks of turmoil over t...
04:36, 05/30/2019

Critic’s Notebook: The Broadway Musical Has a Man Problem From “Kiss Me, Kate” to “Tootsie,” shows old and new are working to reflect today’s gender politics. Women fare better, but what about the mediocre men?...
11:36, 05/02/2019

Justin Amash, a Trump Critic on the Right, Leaves the G.O.P. Mr. Amash, a libertarian representative from Michigan, has faced fierce attacks from President Trump since becoming the first Republican in Congress to call for impeachment....
19:36, 07/04/2019

I'm San Francisco Chronicle Food Critic Soleil Ho and This Is How I Eat Most restaurant criticism is written for the rich, and for people who read reviews to validate their dining choices and impeccable taste, but Soleil Ho’s reviews are not for them. Just as she did with...
20:48, 09/06/2019

The warrior critic: in praise of Pauline Kael The New Yorker’s legendary reviewer would have been 100 this year. Here, fans of her work assess her essential contribution to film journalism Paul Schrader remembers Pauline KaelTo be mad about the m...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Critic’s Notebook: In Soccer, Power’s Always in Play A new exhibition at the Arab World Institute in Paris explores how the game embodies political and social changes in Africa, the Middle East and beyond....
22:48, 04/28/2019

Flynn’s new lawyer is a Mueller critic, praised by Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired a new lawyer, a former federal prosecutor who has repeatedly denigrated the Russia investigation. President Donald Trum...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he was poisoned in custody Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has filed an official complaint saying he was poisoned while in jail on Sunday. Five people have been detained for organizing last weekend's protests in...
04:12, 08/02/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Two Major Met Opera Arrivals, Just 15 Hours Apart Rosa Feola made her debut as Gilda in “Rigoletto” on Friday. The next morning, Andreas Schager brought his Siegfried to the Met in “Götterdämmerung.”...
00:00, 04/29/2019

Exiled Thai critic attacked with chemicals in Japan An exiled Thai critic of the country's military and monarchy said he was attacked in his home in Japan last month and believes Thai authorities were behind the incident, an accusation that was ridicul...
20:36, 08/03/2019

Van Gogh's gushing letter to art critic goes on show in Amsterdam In letter artist describes review, one of the first of his paintings, as ‘a work of art in itself’It was written by Vincent van Gogh a few months before his death aged 37, during his time as a patient...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Kremlin critic: Russian leaders underestimate electorate In August, Muscovites elect a new regional parliament. But protests have ensued because 19 opposition candidates have been barred from running. Dmitry Gudkov is one of them. He spoke to DW about the c...
00:24, 07/24/2019

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republican Party on Thursday with a blistering attack on pol...
01:24, 07/05/2019

Ross Perot, former GM director and staunch critic, dies at 89 Perot sold Electronic Data Systems to GM in 1984 for $2.55 billion and joined GM's board as the company's largest shareholder in what would fast become a rocky union....
00:24, 07/10/2019

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being placed in special detention, according to a spokesperson....
21:24, 07/28/2019

Kremlin critic Navalny 'tested negative for poison' The Russian hospital which has treated opposition leader Alexei Navalny for an apparent allergic reaction says doctors did not find any traces of poison in his system....
21:48, 07/31/2019

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being arrested last week, may have been affected by an "unknown chemical substance," said a spoke...
22:36, 07/29/2019

Kremlin critic Navalny says he was poisoned in custody: lawyer Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has filed an official complaint saying he was poisoned while in custody on Sunday, his lawyer Vadim Kobzev said on social media....
19:24, 08/01/2019

Critic’s Notebook: 50 Years On, the Art Ensemble of Chicago Is Still Transforming Once a quintet known for challenging the expectations of Western ears, it has grown into a 17-piece group that just released a triumphant double album....
20:24, 05/01/2019

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority lawmakers, announced Thursday that he will not seek....
16:12, 08/02/2019

Will Hurd, Trump critic and only black House Republican, to retire Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House and one of the last remaining memb...
05:24, 08/02/2019

Pence calls on Saudi Arabia to release critic of Islam U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called out ally Saudi Arabia for the suppression of religious liberties and urged it to release Raif Badawi, a blogger imprisoned for insulting Islam....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Trump Says His "Nasty" Critic Meghan Markle Will Be "Very Good" Princess Meghan Markle, the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, will make a "very good" princess, U.S. President Donald Trump said ahead of a state visit to Britain....
02:12, 06/01/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Cannes Film Festival: It’s Apocalypse Now, Thanks to Jim Jarmusch The start of this year’s festival has all the customary stars and glamour as well as flesh-eating American zombies and a Brazilian fight to the death....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court Gives Mamata Banerjee's Critic 7-Day Protection From Arrest The Supreme Court on Thursday granted a seven-day interim protection to Anirban Das, a social activist who is apprehending arrest in a criminal case filed in Bengal's Alipurduar for publishing a......
15:00, 05/30/2019

Martin Mayer, Prolific and Protean Author and Critic, Dies at 91 In dozens of books and a torrent of articles, writing into the wee hours, he demystified lawyers, banking, advertising, builders, classical music and much more....
01:24, 08/02/2019

Critic’s Notebook: From Clay Tablets to Smartphones: 5,000 Years of Writing The act of writing always seems to be under threat from technology, yet it manages to adapt and survive. An exhibition at the British Library shows how....
19:36, 05/02/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Tribeca Film Festival: 9 Filmmakers Who Should Be on Your Radar Their films may be flawed, but they reflect talent behind the camera. This is your chance to say you saw these directors when they were just starting out....
19:48, 04/28/2019

Kremlin critic Navalny detained by police near Moscow home Russian police detained opposition politician Alexei Navalny on Wednesday as he left his home in Moscow days before he planned to lead an opposition protest in the capital, Navalny said on social medi...
12:24, 07/24/2019

Critic’s Pick: ‘If the Dancer Dances’ Review: An Inheritance in Motion Maia Wechsler’s documentary goes backstage with dancers in a revival of Merce Cunningham’s “RainForest” as they learn to move from those who knew the groundbreaking choreographer....
19:48, 04/28/2019

'The Lion King' sinks its teeth into critic-audience divide As "The Lion King" counts up receipts from a big opening weekend while still licking its wounds from negative reviews, you can almost hear the familiar murmurs -- that critics are "out of step" with t...
19:24, 07/22/2019

The Latest: Merkel’s party offers talks with YouTube critic THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 1 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is offering talks with a YouTube star whose video ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Political critic ordered to pay $170K in child support case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Political commentator and former congressional candidate Steve Gill has been ordered to pay his ex-wife $170,000 by June, or spend 10 days in jail. The Tennessean reports Judge...
13:36, 05/22/2019

CNN does ‘disservice to voters’ by naming Don Lemon debate moderator, critic says CNN announced on Monday that Don Lemon will follow in the footsteps of MSNBC’s far-left opinion host Rachel Maddow as a Democratic presidential primary debate moderator....
16:48, 07/08/2019

Critic’s Pick: Review: What the Crow Knows in ‘Grief Is the Thing With Feathers’ An amazing Cillian Murphy portrays both a grieving dad and the mythical bird who takes over his life in Enda Walsh’s adaptation of Max Porter’s novel....
05:48, 04/29/2019

Critic’s Pick: ‘Shadow’ Review: A Bleak World Splashed With Red Zhang Yimou’s film, set during the “Three Kingdoms” era in Chinese history, features head-spinning palace intrigue and spectacularly inventive violence....
13:36, 05/02/2019

"Who Will Save This Economy": Shatrughan Sinha Returns As Centre's Critic Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who surprised many with generous praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his Independence Day speech, returned to form on Sunday, with a piercing critique on the...
23:24, 08/25/2019

Ugandan pop star and critic of President Museveni freed on bail Bobi Wine, a Ugandan pop star and lawmaker who is seeking to challenge veteran leader Yoweri Museveni for the presidency, was freed on bail on Thursday after spending two days in jail on charges of st...
18:12, 05/02/2019

Trump Wants to Replace DNI Dan Coats with a Leading Mueller Critic [UPDATED] Update, Sunday, 4:55 p.m. ET: Donald Trump confirmed on Twitter Sunday afternoon that he will nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe to be the next Director of National Intelligence. That nomination will be sub...
05:48, 07/29/2019

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say it is part of an "ongoing crackdown" on dissent....
22:12, 06/06/2019

‘Wonderfully inane’: the art critic’s view on Boris Johnson’s first photos The PM seems to be trying to channel Winston Churchill and Barack Obama in his behind-the-scenes pictures. Surely the next step is the Vladimir Putin school of power imageryHands in pockets as he paus...
19:00, 07/29/2019

Former Trump adviser Flynn hires Mueller critic as lawyer Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell, a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, as his new attorney, Powell's office said in a st...
20:12, 06/12/2019

Trump Critic Rep. Justin Amash Quits Republican Party Michigan Representative Justin Amash, the only House Republican open to impeaching President Donald Trump, said he would quit the party, after becoming “disenchanted with party politics and frig...
23:00, 07/04/2019

Critic’s Pick: ‘The Proposal’ Review: The Artist, the Architect and the Other Woman Jill Magid’s documentary is part of her campaign to bring the tightly controlled archives of the Mexican architect Luis Barragán to a wider audience....
13:36, 05/23/2019

Critic of China’s Detention Camps Is Free, but Silence May Be the Price The terms of his plea deal could force Serikzhan Bilash, a Kazakh who campaigned for Muslims being held in Chinese indoctrination camps, to stop his work....
14:00, 08/17/2019

Trump critic Justin Amash quits Republican Party Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican who publicly argues that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, announced Thursday he is quitting the GOP....
06:24, 07/05/2019

Cambodian police arrest 7 marking death of government critic A Cambodian human rights group says police have detained seven people in connection with activities marking the third anniversary of the killing of a prominent government critic...
12:00, 07/10/2019

NBC putting 'both thumbs on the scale' for McConnell's 2020 challenger, critic says NBC is facing fierce criticism over a newly-released report on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and its coverage of his 2020 Democratic opponent Amy McGrath, who officially launched her S...
08:24, 07/11/2019

Critic’s Pick: ‘Barbara Rubin’ Review: An Overlooked Filmmaker Gets Her Due Chuck Smith’s documentary charts the life of Barbara Rubin, the little-known but influential filmmaker who had alliances with the likes of Andy Warhol and Allen Ginsburg....
15:48, 05/23/2019

Kremlin critic Navalny jailed for 30 days for calling protest Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was jailed for 30 days on Wednesday, his spokeswoman said, ahead of a march he planned to lead in Moscow in protest at the exclusion of several opposition-minded candidat...
22:48, 07/24/2019

Ugandan pop star and critic of President Museveni detained over protest A Ugandan court ordered on Monday the detention of a pop star and lawmaker who wants to unseat veteran leader Yoweri Musaveni at the next election on charges of having organized a demonstration last y...
21:12, 04/29/2019

Ex-Trump adviser Flynn to appear in court with Mueller critic as his new lawyer U.S. President Donald Trump's convicted former national security adviser Michael Flynn will appear in court on Monday for the first time since hiring a new lawyer who criticized Special Counsel Robert...
15:24, 06/24/2019

Kremlin critic Navalny returned to jail despite poisoning fears Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a Moscow hospital on Monday and returned to prison under guard after being treated for what his lawyer and doctor have described as suspect...
15:24, 07/29/2019

General Motors' CEO Is Meeting With Top Critic, Donald Trump, And Things Could Get Awkward Mary Barra is walking into Donald Trump’s lion’s den today, more on the UAW corruption situation, and more drama from Nissan. All of that and other news in The Morning Shift for Thursday, Sept. 5, 201...
16:24, 09/05/2019

Tesla critic fights company lawsuit, denies he menaced workers In a fiery court filing, Randeep Hothi -- known on Twitter as "Skabooshka" -- said none of the allegations the company made to get a judge to order him to stay away from its factory and employees are ...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Block-rocking beaks: Snowball the cockatoo – reviewed by our dance critic The frugging feathered friend may look like a pogoing punk, but he has no fewer than 16 moves – including a moshpit-ready headbang The internet has brought us many dancing sensations, from Filipino pr...
20:12, 07/08/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
20:12, 05/15/2019

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Returned To Jail Despite Poisoning Fears Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a Moscow hospital on Monday and returned to prison under guard after being treated for what his lawyer and doctor have described as......
17:00, 07/29/2019

Jailed Putin critic develops mysterious ‘allergic reaction’ in custody A Russian opposition-party leader and vocal Vladimir Putin critic has suffered a mysterious “allergic reaction” days after being jailed for organizing protests, according to a report. Alexei Navalny, ...
02:12, 07/29/2019

Freed Kremlin critic Navalny predicts bigger opposition protests Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Friday used his first statement after being released from jail to predict that opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin and protests against the authorities woul...
11:24, 08/23/2019

Kremlin critic wants film to open West's eyes about Putin's Russia Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky hopes a new documentary film about his life chronicling his journey from being Russia's richest man to an exiled dissident will open the West's eyes to the nature o...
21:24, 09/02/2019

NYT columnist quits Twitter after daring critic to 'call me a bedbug to my face' Free speech advocate Bret Stephens emailed David Karpf’s boss to complain about ‘bedbug’ joke – and then quit Twitter after being widely mocked Bret Stephens would like a word with your manager. Or po...
19:24, 08/27/2019

US senator asks Canada to protect Erdoğan critic Kanter during NBA finals Trail Blazers player is an opponent of Turkish presidentBlazers could travel to play Toronto Raptors in finalsThe NBA playoffs have been swept up in diplomatic drama, with US senator Ron Wyden express...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Kremlin critic to Putin: Allow free election or face weekly protests A hunger-striking opposition politician and close ally of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has warned Russian authorities to allow a free and fair election in Moscow later this year or face weekly...
19:48, 07/31/2019

Critic’s Pick: ‘Charlie Says’ Review: Complicating Those Manson Family Values The director Mary Harron teams up with the writer Guinevere Turner for this smart, disturbing drama about three of Charles Manson’s female followers....
18:24, 05/09/2019

Michael Flynn urged Mueller critic to ‘keep pressure on’ while cooperating in case Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn urged a congressional critic of the Mueller investigation to “keep the pressure on” even as Flynn was cooperating on the case, according to a...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Critic’s PIck: ‘At the Heart of Gold’ Review: A Thorough Record of Sexual Abuse Erin Lee Carr’s documentary features interviews with many of the women who accused Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for U.S.A. Gymnastics, of molesting them....
18:24, 05/09/2019

Critic’s Pick: ‘The River and the Wall’ Review: Taking a Side on the Rio Grande Adventurers are tested by treacherous terrain and dangerous currents as they aim to document the potential effects of a border wall on wildlife and residents....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Russia probe critic Gaetz accuses feds of shrugging off threat against him Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is questioning whether federal prosecutors are applying a double standard by not bringing charges in connection with a graphic threat against him -- and suggesting his criti...
17:24, 07/17/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Bikini Kill, Then and Now: A Front-Row View of a Punk Revolution Twenty-seven years have passed between a critic’s first Bikini Kill show and the band’s return. The songs, and the politics, are still vital and loud....
17:00, 05/03/2019

'Surveillance capitalism': critic urges Toronto to abandon smart city project Project with Google’s Sidewalk Labs comes under increasing scrutiny amid concerns over privacy and data harvestingA “smart city” project in Canada has hit yet another snag, as mounting delays and priv...
16:48, 06/06/2019

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace asks Beto O'Rourke to 'play media critic': 'What can we do better?' MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace asked former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, a Democrat seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, to "play media critic," inquiring, "What we can do better?" in covering hi...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
16:48, 05/17/2019

Movie-Critic Website Rotten Tomatoes Diversifies, Adding More Women Reviewers (Bloomberg) –– Shannon McGrew admits she’s had it a little easier than other women establishing her chops as an online film critic. Unlike some of her contemporaries, she said, &ldqu...
19:00, 08/29/2019

Opinion: Activist and Trump critic Kenny Stills is the kind of player every NFL team needs Calling out Dolphins owner Stephen Ross for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump reinforced that Kenny Stills is the conscience of a team.       ...
04:00, 08/08/2019

Russian hospital says Kremlin critic Navalny tested negative for poison: Ifax A Russian state hospital said on Wednesday that a toxicology test it carried out on unspecified biomaterial taken from jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny had not find traces of poison in his ...
16:12, 07/31/2019

Movie-Critic Website Rotten Tomatoes Diversifies, Hiring More Women Reviewers (Bloomberg) –– Shannon McGrew admits she’s had it a little easier than other women establishing her chops as an online film critic. Unlike some of her contemporaries, she said, &ldqu...
08:36, 08/29/2019

Flynn hires vocal Mueller team critic, after mysteriously firing attorneys Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired a vocal critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team to represent him in the criminal case against him after mysteriously firing his other a...
19:36, 06/12/2019

Why is a TV critic writing about Trump's rise? It makes perfect sense to James Poniewozik James Poniewozik, the New York Times TV critic, looks at the evolution of Donald Trump and TV in the excellent book 'Audience of One.'        ...
23:48, 09/16/2019

Sarah Hyland Claps Back at Critic Who Called Her an "Obnoxious Engaged Dips--t" Don't rain on Sarah Hyland's engagement parade. It was just days ago that the Modern Family star revealed she and her famous beau Wells Adams are engaged. "That can't......
22:48, 07/19/2019

Carl Reiner: Why Van Dyke is the best, Trump the worst and Mel Brooks is a savvy movie critic With classic "Dick Van Dyke Show" reruns returning to MeTV, creator Carl Reiner talks about the show's relevance and his impressive Hollywood career.        ...
21:12, 05/01/2019

Russian court rejects Kremlin critic Navalny's early release appeal A court in Moscow rejected jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny's appeal for early release on health grounds on Tuesday, after he was suddenly taken ill in custody at the weekend and rushed to hosp...
16:12, 07/30/2019

Kremlin critic Navalny points blame at Russian authorities for mysterious allergic reaction Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday questioned whether Russian authorities were to blame for a mysterious allergic reaction that left him hospitalized....
22:36, 07/29/2019

Trump critic Michael Avenatti charged with ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new criminal charges against the combative lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, accusin...
22:00, 05/22/2019

CNN ‘making things easier’ for Democrats with odd debate guidelines, Washington Post media critic says CNN’s crummy week continued on Thursday when liberal Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple questioned why the struggling network is “making things easier” for Democrats who plan to participate in t...
18:36, 07/12/2019

Why is a TV critic writing about Trump's rise? It makes perfect sense to James Poniewozik James Poniewozik, the New York Times TV critic, looks at the evolution of Donald Trump and TV in the excellent book 'Audience of One.'        ...
20:12, 09/10/2019

MSNBC opinion host Rachel Maddow’s debate presence was ‘a loss for journalism,’ critic says Far-left MSNBC opinion host Rachel Maddow was front and center during NBC’s technical-issue-plagued debate between 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls....
18:12, 06/27/2019

Disney's 'The Lion King' is 'critic proof,' on pace for $175 million US debut despite mixed reviews Despite a smattering of mixed reviews from critics, general consensus is that Disney's remake of "The Lion King" will score at least $175 million in its opening weekend in the U.S., if not more....
16:00, 07/16/2019

U.S. citizen shot dead in Nicaraguan prison was a Navy veteran, critic of President Ortega Eddy Montes, a protestor shot dead in a Nicaragua prison this week, was a naturalized U.S. citizen who served in the Navy, but ultimately returned to the Central American country where he fought for a...
06:24, 05/18/2019

Trump critic Kasich to visit New Hampshire in fall, sparking more 2020 speculation of a primary challenge Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich plans a likely visit to the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of New Hampshire next month or in early October, a top Kasich adviser told Fox News....
17:00, 08/21/2019

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Joe Biden is back for an encore. Politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the campaign trail, reviewing another of the front-runners as he winds through Iowa....
16:36, 07/25/2019

Politics is theater, so our critic is reviewing the performances of Democratic candidates. First up, Kamala Harris and the aura of authority. Peter Marks brings an analytical eye to the retail styles of a few Democratic candidates, starting with one of the front-runners as she makes a two-day swing through South Carolina....
23:00, 06/24/2019

UK Brexit minister Barclay: I told Barnier could not see unchanged Brexit deal being approved British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Wednesday he told the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he did not envisage an unchanged exit deal being approved by Britain's par...
12:12, 07/17/2019

Confused by Brexit and Boris Johnson? Join the club. Here's a cheat sheet to the ongoing Brexit brouhaha Getty Images Extreme "Seinfeld" voice: What is the dealllll with Brexit? More than three years ago, citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum by a small margin in favor of leaving the E...
00:24, 09/05/2019

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson meets Leo Varadkar in Dublin to discuss Brexit impasse The Prime Minister is giving a press conference with his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar after arriving in Ireland to discuss breaching the Brexit impasse....
12:00, 09/09/2019

Theresa May names Labour critic of Jeremy Corbyn, John Mann, as government adviser on anti-Semitism A Labour MP who is a fierce critic of party leader Jeremy Corbyn was today appointed government adviser on anti-Semitism by Theresa May in one of her final acts as Prime Minister....
18:48, 07/23/2019

Brexit news: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
10:12, 09/03/2019

Brexit news as it happened: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
00:12, 09/03/2019

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Elizabeth Warren cuts a Shakespearean figure in Arizona. Campaign politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the trail, reviewing another of the front-runners while braving the heat in the Southwest....
19:48, 08/21/2019

To Brexit, or Not to Brexit: Find Order in the Chaos The news out of the United Kingdom is almost as volatile as the markets. Yet if we step back, we can see some order in the disarray. Watch to discover how a socionomic perspective allows us to underst...
19:12, 09/11/2019

Melissa McCarthy hints that she's playing Ursula in new 'Little Mermaid': 'What's that?' Melissa McCarthy played jokingly dumb when the forthcoming film, "The Little Mermaid," was mentioned, which recently cast Halle Bailey as lead Ariel.        ...
21:00, 07/30/2019

‘Republican’ group attacking Trump, McConnell funded by liberal Trump critic The ads against President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over election “security” issues have been called “stunning” because they’re from a GOP group....
17:24, 08/02/2019

The world's most popular cruise destinations of 2019, according to Cruise Critic Avignon, France, was rated the world's top cruise port overall and Cruise Critic's favorite European river cruise destination.       ...
13:12, 07/17/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson seeks to boost support for Brexit ambitions as Labour's deputy leader pushes referendum call - LIVE updates Boris Johnson has sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions, as Labour's deputy leader prepares to call for a second referendum before any general election....
11:12, 09/11/2019

Hilaria Baldwin fires back at critic who called her 'annoying' for sharing miscarriage news Alec Baldwin's wife had opened up about her pregnancy journey and when a critic commented it should be "private," she asked for compassion.        ...
16:12, 05/01/2019

Chrissy Teigen's response to critic of Luna's hair reminds us to not mess with mama bear The queen of clapbacks did it again with a monumental sting on a social media poster who dared disparage her daughter's appearance.        ...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Martina Navratilova: Tennis legend and Trump critic told to remove 'impeach' cap at Wimbledon Tennis superstar and outspoken Donald Trump critic Martina Navratilova caused controversy by wearing a cap saying "impeach" during a match at Wimbledon....
19:00, 07/10/2019

Top 10 cruise destinations in the world, according to Cruise Critic users Cruise Critic's annual Cruisers' Choice Destination Awards ranked the best cruise destinations in the world.       ...
13:12, 07/17/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May insists Withdrawal Agreement 'delivers Brexit' in desperate plea for MPs to back deal Theresa May has insisted her Withdrawal Agreement Bill "delivers Brexit" after senior ministers admitted it will be "dead" if MPs reject it a fourth time....
01:12, 05/16/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
03:24, 08/25/2019

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party...
08:36, 05/22/2019

No-deal Brexit 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
08:24, 07/08/2019

Brexit news latest: Gavin Williamson launches attack on Theresa May's Labour Brexit talks as 'destined to fail' Sacked Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has launched an attack on the Prime Minister's Brexit talks with Labour, saying they are "destined to fail" and a "grave mistake"....
23:36, 05/11/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he'd rather be 'dead in a ditch' than request Brexit delay... as he pays tribute to 'fantastic' brother Jo Boris Johnson said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for an extension to Brexit as he paid tribute to his "fantastic" brother Jo following his shock resignation today....
21:36, 09/05/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris says he'd rather be 'dead in a ditch' than request Brexit delay... as he pays tribute to 'fantastic' brother Jo Boris Johnson said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for an extension to Brexit as he paid tribute to his "fantastic" brother Jo following his shock resignation today....
20:01, 09/05/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer appears in Senate on tariffs, trade deals U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will spend the next two days being grilled by Congress over trade talks with China and the use of tariffs and other measures by the Trump administration....
17:24, 06/18/2019

European stocks trade slightly lower as investors monitor trade developments European shares opened slightly lower on Tuesday, with investors monitoring the potential recommencement of U.S.-China trade talks and unfolding developments in Italian politics....
12:12, 08/27/2019

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
21:12, 07/17/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if nee...
01:36, 07/17/2019

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as investors watch US-China trade developments Stocks in Asia were set to trade mixed at the open on Tuesday as investors watch for developments on the U.S.-China trade front following a recent escalation in tensions....
02:12, 08/27/2019

Stocks in Asia trade mixed amid continued trade tensions The fallout from the U.S. crackdown on Huawei intensified this week, as trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing reportedly hit a roadblock....
04:24, 05/21/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict wi...
20:12, 06/18/2019

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let ...
00:36, 06/30/2019

China Trade Talks Complicate Outlook for Trade Deficit The U.S. trade gap showed signs of stabilizing in March as exports and imports both grew, though economists said unpredictable trade negotiations with China complicate the outlook for the rest of the ...
20:36, 05/09/2019

Asian stocks trade higher ahead of trade talks Asian stocks traded modestly higher Tuesday. Investors are waiting for clues on several key events, including rate decisions from the Bank of Japan and the Federal Reserve, as well as progress on US-C...
09:48, 07/30/2019

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to negotiate with Brussels on a broad removal of import...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Reds trade for Trevor Bauer in MLB trade deadline stunner If the Yankees were hoping to land Trevor Bauer, they lost their chance. The controversial Cleveland Indians right-hander was traded to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night as part of a three-team dea...
07:00, 07/31/2019

Asian markets mostly trade lower ahead of trade talks Asian markets traded cautiously lower Monday as investors prepared for upcoming trade talks between the United States and China, as well as the Federal Reserve's hotly anticipated decision on interest...
11:24, 07/29/2019

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country pa...
23:36, 07/12/2019

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
17:24, 05/22/2019

Rangers pitcher Mike Minor rips trade rumors: 'Almost like I signed just so they could trade me' With Major League Baseball's trade deadline quickly approaching, many players are starting to feel the heat. One Rangers pitcher doesn't want to move.       ...
23:48, 07/18/2019

What Happens Next in Brexit? Brexit day came and went on March 29 and the U.K. is still in the European Union. The drawn-out saga of Britain’s departure from the bloc was thrown into disarray by the U.K. Parliament’s repeated rej...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Brexit: What's happened and what's next? For the third time in two days, Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered major defeats in his plans to take the UK out of the EU with or without a deal. DW takes a look at the current impasse what will h...
07:12, 09/05/2019

Pro-Brexit MP: UK, EU relationship will 'never be the same again' Britain's ruling Conservatives are buckling under the weight of Brexit. PM Johnson has expelled many of his own MPs, while parliament has legislated to force him to delay leaving the bloc. Will he fol...
00:24, 09/12/2019

|AstonMartinplungesafterwarningonsalesduetodownturn,Brexit Aston Martin Lagonda shares plunged the most since they were listed less than a year ago after the British luxury carmaker lowered its full-year sales forecast in response to a deepening auto industry...
13:12, 07/24/2019

How Brexit could hit travel in and out of UK The likelihood of the UK crashing chaotically out of the EU seems increasingly likely. Here's how a no-deal Brexit might affect air travel, passports, driving licenses, insurance and other essentials...
23:48, 08/28/2019

The (Dis)Inflationary Implications of Brexit The pound could soar or slide by double digits depending on whether the UK Brexits with or without a deal, impacting the rate of inflation in the process....
15:36, 09/13/2019

A day of Brexit chaos – podcast Anushka Asthana joins her colleagues in Westminster on a chaotic and extraordinary day in British politics as Theresa May attempted to build support for her Brexit deal while members of her cabinet re...
08:24, 05/04/2019

What is a no-deal Brexit and what would it mean for Britain? The countdown to Brexit can now be measured in weeks, if not quite days -- and with time running out for an alternative way forward, Britain and the European Union are currently hurtling towards a no-...
17:24, 09/03/2019

Ireland not going to be bullied on Brexit: PM Ireland is not going to be bullied in talks over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said in an interview published on Wednesday....
13:48, 07/31/2019

Has Brexit saved the Lib Dems? The Lib Dems have made an extraordinary comeback in 2019 because of their anti-Brexit stance. The Observer political editor, Toby Helm, discusses whether the party is here to stay. And: Oliver Wainwri...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Johnson may yet get away with his Brexit plan There were no obvious winners in the Tory leadership contest on Tuesday, as the process - which must somehow come to a resolution in less than 48 hours - meandered forward frustratingly slowly....
01:12, 06/19/2019

How Brexit could ruin your vacation Is it smart to be booking a summer vacation in the UK or Europe with Brexit expected to cause chaos. Here's how it might affect air travel, passports, driving licenses, insurance, mobile phones and ot...
14:00, 08/19/2019

UK: Lib Dems vow to end Brexit if elected The political party has always maintained an anti-Brexit stance, but they have now taken an unequivocal position. If they win a general election, they will revoke the decision to leave the European Un...
01:12, 09/16/2019

PM suspends parliament: What happens now with Brexit? Boris Johnson's request to suspend parliament from the middle of next month has been approved by the Queen, a move that restricts MPs' ability to block a no-deal Brexit in the process....
01:24, 08/29/2019

Juncker is fed up with Brexit delays • Andrea Leadsom quits UK government in fresh Brexit blow for Theresa May • Brexit fears back and pound paying the price • European elections explained in graphics...
08:36, 05/23/2019

Will Brexit be worse for women? The economic impact of Brexit has been explored far and wide. But with the October 31 deadline approaching and a no-deal scenario still very much on the cards, could it affect women disproportionately...
23:24, 06/26/2019

What a 'No-Deal' Brexit Actually Means On Wednesday, the Queen agreed to the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s request to suspend the current Parliament session, just ahead of the Brexit deadline. According to Johnson, it has nothing to do...
01:00, 08/30/2019

Brexit talks collapse Brexit talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party have broken down after they failed to result in a deal....
01:36, 05/19/2019

Ireland says gap between EU and UK on Brexit 'very wide' The gap between Britain and the EU over Brexit is "very wide", Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday, and the British government's Northern Irish allies poured cold water on suggestions the...
12:24, 09/13/2019

A Brexit Showdown Could Be What Investors Need British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to reduce the time that U.K. lawmakers will have to block a no-deal Brexit, and investors are scared. But they should probably welcome signs of a final showd...
15:00, 08/28/2019

France says 'non' to Brexit delay Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said that under the current circumstances, France won't offer the UK another extension to its withdrawal from the EU. "We're not going to do this every three mo...
00:48, 09/09/2019

Former PM Cameron ‘sorry’ for Brexit divisions The British prime minister who called the Brexit referendum and then saw the public vote to leave the European Union says he is sorry for the divisions it has caused...
10:00, 09/14/2019

Trump can help the UK out of the Brexit madness The slow motion resignation of long-since powerless British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is embarrassingly clinging to office until after President Trump’s state visit, is "interesting" in both sen...
07:24, 06/03/2019

Brexit: A Nervous Pound Investors are getting nervous over the pound's value as UK heads to the Brexit deadline on Oct 31 under a new prime minister, likely to be Boris Johnson....
15:00, 07/23/2019

| What next for Britain in Brexit crisis After MPs rejected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's second bid to call an early election to solve the Brexit impasse, he is left in limbo heading towards a crucial EU summit next month, just day...
19:24, 09/10/2019

No-deal Brexit: how likely is it and what would be the impact? Since Boris Johnson took over as PM the chances of crashing out on 31 October have risenNo-deal Brexit, crashing out, or a departure on WTO terms – call it what you will, it seems increasingly possibl...
04:12, 07/31/2019

EU citizens in UK to use EU vote to have a say on Brexit An election for the European Parliament this month is giving the 3 million Europeans who are living in Britain a chance to pass judgment on the Brexit decision that has left their lives in limbo...
17:12, 05/17/2019

Brexit likely to go down to the very last minute, British PM Johnson says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was prepared to take Brexit talks with the European Union down to the very last minute before the Oct. 31 exit deadline and if necessary to take a decision...
19:24, 08/26/2019

How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis Could the next prime minister suspend Parliament to push through Brexit against the will of lawmakers? That’s the most pressing question facing businesses, citizens and investors as the front-runner t...
14:00, 07/11/2019

Trump: Brexit would be ‘very good’ for Ireland President Trump, saying he was “honored” to be in Ireland, predicted on Wednesday that Brexit would be “very good” for the country, even though it is a European Union member. He praised Prime Minister...
14:36, 06/06/2019

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that warns of a coming recession....
14:12, 05/01/2019

Britain's new leader Johnson says: 'We are going to get Brexit done' Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leade...
17:48, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their job to get Brexit done Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their job to get Brexit done, as the prime minister said he was "marginally more optimistic" about striking a new deal with the EU....
23:48, 08/26/2019

What are the possible routes to avoiding a no-deal Brexit? With weeks until the 31 October deadline, how can the UK avoid crashing out of the EU?There remain several routes for the UK to avoid a no-deal exit from the EU on 31 October.When parliament returns o...
13:24, 08/29/2019

| Former UK PM Cameron slams Johnson over Brexit Former British prime minister David Cameron launched a blistering attack on the UK's current leader Boris Johnson in extracts of his memoirs published on Sunday, accusing him of only backing Brexit to...
18:24, 09/15/2019

What happens now MPs have voted to delay Brexit until 2020? Getty UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been dealt a major blow to his authority after MPs voted to make a no-deal Brexit illegal. After MPs voted to seize control of parliament's agenda on Tuesday...
00:24, 09/05/2019

No 10 plays down hopes of Brexit breakthrough Downing Street has no plans to publish proposals despite chance of border compromiseDowning Street has played down the prospect of an early breakthrough in Brexit talks despite hopes of a compromise o...
22:00, 09/13/2019

May could end Brexit impasse with 'confirmatory' vote Labour's Brexit spokesman has suggested Theresa May could still end parliamentary deadlock by including a "confirmatory" public vote as part of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill....
22:36, 05/18/2019

Britain's new leader Johnson: 'We are going to get Brexit done' Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leade...
02:00, 07/24/2019

Will Brexit Derail the Conservative Party? Just as internal strife disintegrated the Liberal Party in the 1900s, could the Conservative Party's split over Brexit be its undoing in the next election?...
14:36, 06/05/2019

No-deal Brexit could be the 'end of the beginning' for the UK, research says Leaving the European Union (EU) without a deal will not represent a clean break for the U.K., but rather usher in a period of prolonged and severe uncertainty for years to come, according to a new rep...
16:00, 09/04/2019

Brexit? Danes Have Seen This Show, and It Doesn’t End Well Britain’s faltering efforts to leave the European Union are being compared to a crushing Danish military defeat in which the country found that it was less powerful and had fewer allies than it though...
12:24, 05/06/2019

Theresa May: next PM must not try to bypass parliament on Brexit Outgoing PM says her successor must find solution that can win support of a majority of MPsTory leadership – latestTheresa May has warned the two men vying to replace her against trying to bypass parl...
13:48, 06/27/2019

Pence says he hopes for orderly Brexit U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday he hoped Great Britain and the European Union would reach an agreement providing for an orderly UK exit from the bloc....
20:24, 09/04/2019

No-deal Brexit a 'catastrophe' for travelers If the United Kingdom leaves the European Union with a no-deal Brexit, travelers to the UK will potentially face huge queues as well as food shortages and civil unrest, according to warnings from expe...
09:00, 09/16/2019

EU ministers warn against no-deal Brexit European Union ministers on Thursday urged Britain to choose an orderly Brexit, with some openly expressing concern that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend parliament increased the risk of...
15:24, 08/29/2019

Brexit ‘Red Lines’ Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union....
20:12, 05/24/2019

Brexit turmoil bashes the pound The pound dropped below $1.20 for the first time since early 2017 on Tuesday amid growing uncertainty about the future of Brexit and talk of a third UK general election in four years....
14:36, 09/03/2019

With a sensible Brexit, Leadsom hopes to become Britain's PM Andrea Leadsom believes her pitch for a sensible Brexit will not only break the impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union but also open the door to Downing Street for her to become prim...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Labour's Corbyn says: "No big offer" yet from PM May on Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May's government has so far made no big offer to the opposition Labour Party on Brexit, leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday....
12:48, 05/09/2019

Brexit: UK Parliament suspended until October 14 Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been granted a request to have parliament suspended for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approaching, the move leaves lawmakers with few options to bl...
18:12, 08/28/2019

Who is in Boris Johnson's Brexit team so far? Britain's incoming prime minister, Boris Johnson, starts appointing his government team on Wednesday, after weeks of planning and of jockeying among Conservative hopefuls looking for top jobs in his n...
16:36, 07/24/2019

Whither Brexit? Scenarios For UK Political Crisis British MPs opposed to leaving the EU without a deal on October 31 are poised to vote against the government on Tuesday in a move that could trigger an early election....
04:48, 09/04/2019

Brexit: Will New Broom Sweep Clean? UK's new prime minister faces the daunting Brexit deadline on Oct 31. Can highly favored Boris Johnson cut a deal or will his tenure as PM be short-lived?...
19:48, 07/22/2019

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for lawmakers to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Theresa May to reveal new Brexit deal Prime minister to give details of plan to get withdrawal agreement bill ‘over the line’Theresa May is to set out the details of her “new deal” on Brexit in a speech at 4pm, as she paves the way for a ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Brexit: 'Best option' is to leave with a deal, says May Theresa May has said she will not comment on the views of those trying to succeed her, but "the best option for the UK is to leave the European Union with a deal."...
18:36, 05/28/2019

Britain may need a second Brexit referendum, says former PM Cameron Former British prime minister David Cameron, who took the decision in 2016 to hold a referendum on the country's membership of the European Union, said another vote may be needed to resolve the Brexit...
00:48, 09/14/2019

How Brexit could ruin your summer vacation The likelihood of Britain crashing chaotically out of the European Union seems increasingly likely as time goes on. Here's how a no-deal Brexit might affect air travel, passports, driving licenses, in...
15:12, 08/19/2019

Hammond: No-deal Brexit could break up the UK The chancellor is to challenge the remaining Tory leadership contenders to lay out their "Plan B" if their Brexit proposals falter when one of them becomes prime minister....
06:24, 06/20/2019