UK crime agency investigates Brexit-backer Arron Banks

LONDON (Reuters) – The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Thursday it had started an investigation into British businessman Arron Banks, who financed one of the main campaigns for Britain to leave the EU. Banks, who was pictured with Donald Trump and leading Brexiteer Nigel Farage outside a gilded elevator soon after Trump’s 2016 U.S. presidential election victory, said […]

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards call Trump 'evil and adventurous'

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards called U.S. President Donald Trump “evil and adventurous” on Tuesday and accused him of waging economic war, as Washington’s reimposed sanctions ramped up pressure on Tehran’s economy Trump pulled out of an international nuclear deal with Iran in May, and has since started reinstating economic penalties and pressing other countries to stop buying […]

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German exports, output fall in July as U.S. trade policies bite

BERLIN (Reuters) – German exports and industrial output both unexpectedly fell in July, in a fresh sign that manufacturers in Europe’s largest economy are suffering from U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist trade policies. FILE PHOTO: Aerial view of containers at a loading terminal in the port of Hamburg, Germany August 1, 2018. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File PhotoThe Federal Statistics Office said on […]

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British car output drops annual 11 percent in July

LONDON (Reuters) – British car production fell 11 percent year-on-year in July, hit by model changes, seasonal adjustments and preparations for tougher new emissions standards, an industry body said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A worker checks a TX4 at the end of the production line at the London Taxi Company in Coventry, central England, September 11, 2013. REUTERS/Darren Staples/File PhotoOutput […]

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