President Trump has signed two executive orders related to trade whilst his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week is shaping up to be tricky
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared to harden her stance on Brexit, ruling out Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for trade talks alongside the UK’s negotiations to exit the…
The Rubik’s Cube, a multicolored three-dimensional puzzle, that has been a fixture in children’s toy boxes for forty years.
President Obama's moves to normalise relations with Cuba are bearing little fruit, with both sides blaming the other.
Greenpeace has released leaked secret TTIP negotiation documents that show the US is applying pressure on the EU to weaken EU protection laws on the environment and public health.
Ukraine has imposed new sanctions against Russia as a tit-for-tat trade war escalates. On Wednesday, vegetables, fish and confectionery were added
EU anti-trust officials have formally charged Google with abusing its market position. The EU can fine companies up to ten percent of their annual
A regional court in Germany has become the first to break ranks and order website Uber off the road. Frankfurt Regional court has ruled drivers in
The big tobacco companies have launched an assault on the emerging so-called “e-cigarette” market as their sales figures for traditional leaf
More than 100,000 protesters took to the streets of Taiwan’s capital Taipei on Sunday to protest against a trade pact with China. Critics say the
Steel is the latest issue in a rapidly escalating trade conflict between the European Union and China. Brussels is reportedly going to protest to
Japan’s prime minister has outlined his latest reforms plan. He wants to encourage foreign investment and simplify laws in an attempt to kick-start
France has said it will defend its producers in the face of threats from China to target European wine imports in an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy
European wine may be the latest victim in the trade war between the EU and China. In what appears to be an exercise in tit-for-tat, China has
Egypt’s announcement that it has stopped supplying gas to Israel has been hailed by many Egyptians and the country’s media. Cairo has blamed unpaid
A row about late payments has led to the suspension of oil exports to Iraq from its autonomous Kurdish region. After a deal struck last year, the
Europe, the United States and Japan have joined forces against China’s restrictions of rare earth mineral exports. The materials are critical to
Sports shoe maker Reebok was fined on Thursday by American regulators over claims that its shoes helped strengthen leg and buttock muscles. Trading