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Swedish Minister Shocked by Xenophobia Towards Swedes Living in Britain

mwaniki wanjiku   | Jan 16, 2017 09:11 PM EST

Ann Linde, Swedish minister for EU affairs and trade, said on Monday that she was shocked by the uncertainty and xenophobia being experienced by Swedes in the United Kingdom since the 'brexit' referendum. read more

British Ambassador to France Says UK will not Deal with Marine Le Pen

mwaniki wanjiku   | Jan 11, 2017 11:29 AM EST

The United Kingdom's ambassador to France said that the embassy does not plan to forge links with far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. read more

British Red Squirrels Carry Leprosy Strains, Study Reveals

mwaniki wanjiku   | Nov 14, 2016 09:29 PM EST

A recent study found that British red squirrels are infected with two different strains of bacteria that cause leprosy. read more

U.K.'s Latest 6 Monthly Report on Hong Kong Irks China

Som Patidar   | Oct 14, 2016 07:32 AM EDT

China is irked by a British government's report on Hong Kong that raises concerns over Beijing's continued 'legal interference' in the autonomous Chinese region. read more

IMF Slashes Global Outlook, Remains Cautious About Chinese Economy

S. Rina   | Oct 05, 2016 05:37 PM EDT

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed concerns about the global economy, slashing its outlook by 0.1 percent for the year. read more

Chinese Central Bank to Retain Prudent Monetary Policy

S. Rina   | Oct 02, 2016 10:49 AM EDT

The People's Bank of China said the country will retain its prudent monetary policy in the future. read more

China Welcomes Britain's Approval of Controversial Hinkley Point Nuclear Project

Som Patidar   | Sep 17, 2016 09:02 AM EDT

China has welcomed the British government's approval of the Chinese-funded controversial Hinkley Point nuclear project. read more

Hong Kong to Monitor Financial Impact of Brexit

Ellie Froilan   | Jun 27, 2016 05:29 AM EDT

Hong Kong's finance chief has announced that the government will closely monitor the global economic and financial impact of Britain's exit (Brexit) from the European Union (EU). read more

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IMF Upgrades China Growth Estimates, Making it the Fastest Growing Large Economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecast for the Chinese economy. A report released on Monday stated that China's economy is expected to grow by 6.5 percent during this year. This estimate is higher than previous estimates by 0.3 percent. read more

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