9th April 2019



Brexit: DUP says PM’s ‘pleading is humiliating’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets Theresa May in Berlin It is painful to watch the prime minister “pleading” with EU leaders to grant another extension to the Brexit date, Arlene…


World economy facing delicate moment, IMF says

Image copyright Getty Images The global economy is at what the International Monetary Fund’s chief economist calls a “delicate moment”. Gita Gopinath says that while she does not predict a global recession, “there are are…


US proposes tariffs on $11bn of EU products

Image copyright Getty Images The US is considering imposing tariffs on about $11bn (£8.4bn) worth of goods from the European Union in response to subsidies that support Airbus. The World Trade Organization (WTO) has found…