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EU signs Singapore trade deal, urges China to open up

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union signed a free-trade deal with Singapore at a summit with Asian leaders on Friday and pressed China to allow greater foreign investment in its economy, but ran into familiar resistance from Beijing over state subsidies. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir At ...

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EU to sign trade deal with Singapore, eyes deeper Asia ties

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will sign a trade agreement with Singapore on Friday, the highlight of a two-day meeting of 51 European and Asian leaders and a signal of the EU’s push for open market accords with Asian countries. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir Leaders ...

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EU’s Barnier says Brexit deal 90 percent done, but Ireland issue could derail it

PARIS (Reuters) – European Union negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday a Brexit deal with the United Kingdom was 90 percent done, although there was still a chance no accord would be reached due to ongoing stumbling blocks over the Irish border. European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier attends the EU Commission’s weekly College meeting in Brussels, Belgium, October ...

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Luke Shaw: Man Utd defender agrees new five-year deal at Old Trafford

Shaw scored in Manchester United’s win against Leicester City on the opening day of the league season Left-back Luke Shaw has agreed a new five-year deal with Manchester United, worth a reported £150,000 per week. The 23-year-old England international’s current contract was set to expire next summer. Shaw’s progress has been disrupted by poor form and fitness issues, limiting him ...

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Russia and Turkey give more time for Idlib deal in Syria: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) – Russia and Turkey plan to give more time for the implementation of their de-escalation deal in the Syrian province of Idlib, a “great relief” for an area of 3 million civilians, U.N. humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland told reporters on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Jan Egeland, Special Advisor to the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, attends a news ...

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Air France KLM shares rise on hopes of union pay deal

PARIS (Reuters) – Air France KLM (AIRF.PA) shares rose on Thursday, which traders attributed to a report on the website of business publication La Tribune that Air France would put forward a pay agreement proposal to unions later this week. FILE PHOTO: The Air France-KLM company logo is seen during the company’s half-year results in Paris, France, August 1, 2018. ...

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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez signs ‘most lucrative’ deal with sports service DAZN

Alvarez (left) will take on Liverpool’s Rocky Fielding in New York on 15 December Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez says he has signed a “historic” contract after agreeing a £278m ($365m) deal with streaming service DAZN. The Mexican, who holds the WBA and WBC world middleweight titles, has signed a five-year, 11-fight deal that could be the most lucrative in sports history. ...

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On Brexit, Britain’s May urges EU to do ‘difficult deal’ once again

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May urged the other leaders of the European Union on Wednesday to help secure a Brexit agreement, saying they had done “difficult deals” before and could again. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at an European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 17, 2018. Aris Oikonomou/Pool via REUTERS “We have shown we ...

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