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JON REES: Who pays the biggest price for inflation?

Prices have risen since the referendum on Brexit last year and as we report below there is more to come with package holidays set to cost us all more, too, writes Jon Rees.

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JON REES: Premier’s oil strike off Mexico is boost for all

Premier’s discovery pours yet more oil into a world awash with it, which is why the price refuses to move from around $50 a barrel. Cheap oil, and so low petrol prices, is good...

Breakingviews TV: Google’s European slap

Playing Now Tech hype drives Didi Chuxing to $50 bln valuation – 02:10 Syria strike puts markets on edge – 01:27 Cyber Monday and Black Friday are merging –...

New U.S. ambassador to China says North Korea a top priority

BEIJING (Reuters) – The new U.S. ambassador to China has said that stopping the threat posed by North Korea will be a top priority, along with resolving the U.S.-China trade...

Two decades after handover, scant love for China among Hong Kong youth

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong student activist Chau Ho-oi, born in the year the Asian financial hub returned to Chinese rule 20 years ago, recalls the sense of pride she...

May defends Brexit rights offer in face of EU doubts

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May defended her offer to let millions of EU citizens stay in Britain after Brexit as fellow EU leaders responded coolly on...

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JON REES: General Election shock was ten years in making

The seeds of this Election result were sown in the financial crisis, which began a decade ago with the collapse of Northern Rock.

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang’s...

EU leaders meet, united on Brexit demands – for now

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders will endorse a stiff set of divorce terms for Britain at a summit on Saturday, rejoicing in a rare show of unity in adversity,...

French amphibious carrier visits Japan ahead of Pacific show of power

SASEBO (Reuters) – As tension spikes on the Korean peninsula, a French amphibious assault carrier sailed into Japan’s naval base of Sasebo on Saturday ahead of drills...

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