Switzerland stopped short of new laws to ensure that gold it imports for refining has not been produced in violation of human rights, proposing greater industry transparency instead.IN
The draft Brexit deal agreed between Britain and the European Union won't stop banks in London pushing ahead with relocation plans because the agreement is far from being ratified, UK financial sector officials said on Wednesday.U.S.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will engage widely to try to win support for her draft Brexit proposal in the face of fierce opposition, her spokesman said on Wednesday.U.S.
France set out plans on Wednesday to tackle deforestation around the world, saying it would look to curb imports of products such as palm oil, soy, and beef which it said contributed to the problem of forest areas disappearing.in.reuters.com
The draft accord reached between the EU and Britain envisages a July 2020 decision on what would have to be done to safeguard an open Irish border after the post-Brexit transition runs its course if a new trade deal is not in place, EU sources said.U.S.
Britain's International Development minister Penny Mordaunt is waiting for further assurances before she will put her name to support Theresa May's Brexit deal, the political editor of the Sun reported on Wednesday.U.S.
The European Commission and its Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier could make a statement on negotiations with Britain as early as Wednesday, the EU executive's chief spokesman said.U.S.
The draft accord reached between the EU and Britain envisages a July 2020 decision on what would have to be done to safeguard an open Irish border after the post-Brexit transition runs its course if a new trade deal is not in place, EU sources said.IN
Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal has the potential to break up the United Kingdom because it will treat Northern Ireland differently, Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) lawmaker Jeffrey Donaldson told BBC Radio on Wednesday.U.S.
The French government on Wednesday set out plans to tackle the problem of deforestation, saying it would look to curb imports of products such as palm oil, soy, and beef which it said contributed to the problem of forest areas disappearing.IN
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing Co are evaluating the need for software or design changes to 737 MAX jets in the wake of last month's deadly Lion Air crash in Indonesia, the regulator said on Tuesday.U.S.
The Internet Association is taking its case to Whitehall, where members like Facebook, Twitter, and Google face increasing scrutiny.www.wired.com
The American Medical Association (AMA) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ramp up labeling of high-sugar foods, it said in a statement on Tuesday.IN
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will nominate conservative lawyer Neomi Rao, known for her strong anti-regulatory views, to replace newly appointed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on an influential federal appeals court.U.S.
The head of Poland's financial market regulator resigned on Tuesday, the state-run news agency said, hours after he was summoned by the prime minister over newspaper reports he had sought a multi-million dollar bribe from a bank.U.S.
The deputy leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, which props up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government, said on Tuesday that it appeared European Union and British negotiators were nearing a Brexit deal.U.S.
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Progress has been made in agreeing the text for Britain's divorce terms with the European Union, with only a couple "sticking points" left to finalize a withdrawal agreement, a government source said on Tuesday.U.S.
Progress has been made in agreeing the text for Britain's divorce terms with the European Union, with only a couple "sticking points" left to finalise a withdrawal agreement, a government source said on Tuesday.IN
British Trade Secretary Liam Fox said on Tuesday a lot of effort was being put into achieving a Brexit deal with the European Union as no one believed leaving without an agreement was a good outcome.U.S.
Europe's top court dealt the food industry a blow on Tuesday as it dismissed an attempt by a Dutch cheese maker to copyright its cream cheese, saying that the taste of a food product does not qualify for copyright protection.IN
The U.S. decision to cut off a Chinese state-backed chipmaker from U.S. suppliers amid allegations the firm stole intellectual property from a U.S. semiconductor company breaks World Trade Organization rules and aims to protect a U.S. monopoly, China told a WTO meeting on Tuesday.U.S.
Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Tuesday its Tecentriq medicine will get a speedy review by U.S. regulators in a tough-to-treat form of breast cancer, as it seeks to be the first company to have its immunotherapy win approval in this indication.IN