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Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dies aged 82

Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82, according to a statement on his Facebook page.

Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82, according to a statement on his Facebook page.

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Did Trump crash a Canadian immigration website?

Along with the Mexican Peso, political correctness and pantsuit sales, the Canadian immigration website was a casualty of Donald Trump’s election win.

Along with the Mexican Peso, political correctness and pantsuit sales, the Canadian immigration website was a casualty of Donald Trump’s election win.

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Europe and Canada set to sign CETA trade pact

Canada and Europe are set to sign their long-delayed free trade deal later today at a summit in Brussels.

Canada and Europe are set to sign their long-delayed free trade deal later today at a summit in Brussels.

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Belgium signs the CETA deal

It had been blocked by Belgium's regional parliament in Wallonia, effectively meaning it could not be signed by the national government, nor by the EU as a whole.

It had been blocked by Belgium's regional parliament in Wallonia, effectively meaning it could not be signed by the national government, nor by the EU as a whole.

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Belgium reaches deal to break deadlock over EU-Canada free trade agreement

The signing ceremony for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement or CETA had been called off after the French-speaking region of Wallonia vetoed the deal.

The signing ceremony for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement or CETA had been called off after the French-speaking region of Wallonia vetoed the deal.

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'CETA is not dead' - trade deal can be saved says EU

Brussels still believes a landmark trade deal between the EU and Canada - blocked by Belgium's French-speaking Wallonia region - can succeed.

Brussels still believes a landmark trade deal between the EU and Canada - blocked by Belgium's French-speaking Wallonia region - can succeed.

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Wallonia rejects EU ultimatum over Canada free trade deal

The Belgian region of Wallonia has rejected today’s ultimatum to withdraw its opposition to the planned free trade pact between the EU and Canada.

The Belgian region of Wallonia has rejected today’s ultimatum to withdraw its opposition to the planned free trade pact between the EU and Canada.

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Wallonia - the mouse that roared

How has the tiny Belgian region brought a landmark global trade deal to the brink of collapse?

How has the tiny Belgian region brought a landmark global trade deal to the brink of collapse?

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Saving CETA - emergency meetings held in Brussels

Canada's trade minister says it is up to the EU to save a free trade deal that is being blocked by opposition from Belgium's French-speaking region.

Canada's trade minister says it is up to the EU to save a free trade deal that is being blocked by opposition from Belgium's French-speaking region.

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Bombardier to cut more jobs in Canada and Germany

Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier says it is cutting another 7,500 jobs - 10 percent of its workforce - over the next two years.

Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier says it is cutting another 7,500 jobs - 10 percent of its workforce - over the next two years.

Europe

Belgian region scuppers EU-Canada free trade deal

An EU-Canada free trade deal has been left hanging in the balance after talks between Canada and the regional government in Wallonia broke down.

An EU-Canada free trade deal has been left hanging in the balance after talks between Canada and the regional government in Wallonia broke down.

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Wallonia premier urges fresh negotiations on EU-Canada free trade deal

Paul Magnette leads the regional government in Wallonia, the French-speaking region of Belgium, where the parliament has refused to provide its backing for the federal government’s move to approve the

Paul Magnette leads the regional government in Wallonia, the French-speaking region of Belgium, where the parliament has refused to provide its backing for the federal government’s move to approve the

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EU warns Wallonia over Canada trade pact

The EU is stepping up the pressure on Belgium’s French-speaking region of Wallonia after its government refused to back a free trade deal with Canada.

The EU is stepping up the pressure on Belgium’s French-speaking region of Wallonia after its government refused to back a free trade deal with Canada.

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Canada: Birthday party for two Pandas

It was party time for Chinese giant panda cubs Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue as they celebrated their first birthday at the Toronto Zoo.

It was party time for Chinese giant panda cubs Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue as they celebrated their first birthday at the Toronto Zoo.

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Wallonia says no to CETA

One of the three official regions of Belgium has adopted a resolution which could block the signing of a mammoth free trade deal between the EU and Canada.

One of the three official regions of Belgium has adopted a resolution which could block the signing of a mammoth free trade deal between the EU and Canada.