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European politics is in flux, but the news is not all bad for investors

European politics is in flux, but the news is not all bad for investors

Asian investors have shied away from Europe in recent years, because of the perception of political problems in the region, dating back to the in the early 2010s. The Brexit referendum in 2016 has led to a massive for the British government. More recently, the in France and the between […]

Expect the US-China trade war to come to a showy end, but the tech war to continue

Expect the US-China trade war to come to a showy end, but the tech war to continue

As the international media speculate breathlessly about whether the US and China will reach a trade agreement to resolve their deepening tariff war before the , I have news for you: first, quite likely a trade deal will be agreed; and second, this should offer meagre comfort to anyone seriously […]

Donald Trump?s associate Roger Stone vows to plead not guilty, says his arrest is ?politically motivated?

Donald Trump?s associate Roger Stone vows to plead not guilty, says his arrest is ?politically motivated?

Roger Stone, a key ally of US President Donald Trump, says he believes his arrest in the special counsel?s Russia probe was ?politically motivated? and he is vowing to plead not guilty and fight the charges. Stone has been arrested on charges of obstruction, witness tampering and making false statements, […]

Streets of Philadelphia: Those caught in US fentanyl crisis say solutions lie at home, not in China

Streets of Philadelphia: Those caught in US fentanyl crisis say solutions lie at home, not in China

It was windy, bitterly cold and just after 9am on a recent Sunday morning in Philadelphia?s northeastern neighbourhood of Kensington, but the area was brimming with activity. A man, bent double, vomited into the street. A drug dealer called a friend to warn him of an unmarked police car doing […]

US policeman charged after killing fellow officer in game of ?Russian roulette?

US policeman charged after killing fellow officer in game of ?Russian roulette?

A male St Louis police officer was charged on Friday with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a female officer during what was described as a deadly game with a revolver. Circuit lawyer Kim Gardner announced the charge against Nathaniel Hendren, 29, in the death of 24-year-old Katlyn Alix, […]