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Tillerson starts key Asia tour facing US foreign budget cuts

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has started his first trip to Asia in Japan, a country in the frontline of the North Korean nuclear threat.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has started his first trip to Asia in Japan, a country in the frontline of the North Korean nuclear threat.

Business

Britain sets Brexit budget course

Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond spelt out the government's plans to steer the economy through its departure from the European Union.

Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond spelt out the government's plans to steer the economy through its departure from the European Union.

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Trump to outline spending plans in speech to Congress

Trump to address Congress after first month marked by missteps, internal conflicts and squabbles with mainstream media

Trump to address Congress after first month marked by missteps, internal conflicts and squabbles with mainstream media

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Protests across Brazil as Senate passes 20-year austerity plan

Brazilian Senators approved a constitutional amendment to limit public spending for 20 years, prompting demonstrations in numerous states.

Brazilian Senators approved a constitutional amendment to limit public spending for 20 years, prompting demonstrations in numerous states.

Europe

EU warns eight countries on spending

The EU has warned eight eurozone countries that their spending plans for next year risk breaking the bloc’s spending rules.

The EU has warned eight eurozone countries that their spending plans for next year risk breaking the bloc’s spending rules.