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Trump Weighs Expulsion of Russian Envoys Over U.K. Attack

Date: 24-03-2018 02:40:58

author by: Jennifer Jacobs, Nick Wadhams

President Donald Trump is preparing to expel dozens of Russian diplomats from the U.S. in response to the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy in the U.K., two people familiar with the matter said Saturday.

A Horror Week for the Dow Has Investors Begging for Trump Respite

Date: 23-03-2018 08:19:38

author by: Elena Popina

Spring has sprung -- just not in U.S. stocks, where a harrowing week has walloped traders with echoes of February’s correction.

U.K. Watchdog Gets Warrant to Search Cambridge Analytica Offices

Date: 23-03-2018 07:37:18

author by: Stephanie Bodoni

The U.K.’s top privacy watchdog was granted a warrant to search the offices of Cambridge Analytica in the wake of allegations that information on millions of Facebook Inc.’s users was scooped up without their consent, widening a probe that has cut the Internet giant’s share price by more than 10 percent this week.

Catalan Parliament Speaker Suspends Vote for Regional President

Date: 24-03-2018 01:34:43

author by: Charles Penty

Catalonia’s parliament suspended a vote to name a new president because the separatist candidate is in jail, extending the political limbo in a region divided by a campaign to split from Spain.

Airlines Draw U.K. Scrutiny Over Extra Fees

Date: 24-03-2018 11:10:31

author by: Silla Brush

Airlines are coming under U.K. government pressure to disclose more information about hundreds of pounds worth of extra fees that can hit passengers after they book flights.

Row in Italy's Center-Right Raises Risk of Populist Government

Date: 24-03-2018 09:42:31

author by: John Follain, Marco Bertacche

A row between Italy’s League leader Matteo Salvini and ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi has raised the prospect of a government formed by the League and the Five Star Movement -- a worst-case populist pact that alarms investors.

Bloomberg Brackets for a Cause

Date: 14-03-2018 05:00:00

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Inside the Secret Plot to Reverse Brexit

Date: 23-03-2018 05:01:11

author by: Tim Ross, Kitty Donaldson

For the first time, a group of rebels is going public with its plan to derail Britain’s decision to leave the EU.

Qantas Passes Aviation Milestone With Direct Perth-London Flight

Date: 23-03-2018 09:00:00

author by: Angus Whitley, Rebecca Keenan

Qantas Airways Ltd. is starting direct flights between Australia and London this weekend, passing a major milestone by reducing to 17 hours a trip that once took 12 1/2 days.

The Manhattan Luxury-Home Market Is Screaming: I'm Overpriced!

Date: 23-03-2018 03:07:19

author by: Oshrat Carmiel

Luxury homes in Manhattan are selling at the biggest discounts on record as owners grow tired of waiting for buyers to match their price.

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