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Brexit deal by 2019 'dramatically difficult'

Brexit deal by 2019 'dramatically difficult'

Agreeing a Brexit deal by the March 2019 deadline will be “dramatically difficult”, the European Union has warned. The stark warning came from EU Council President Donald Tusk, who was speaking after European leaders agreed to move Britain’s exit...
EU could extend talks if MPs reject Brexit deal

EU could extend talks if MPs reject Brexit deal

The UK is “heading for a softer Brexit” after Theresa May’s defeat in Parliament and the phase one deal, a key EU leader has said. Joseph Muscat, the Prime Minister of Malta, claimed the Tory revolt to give MPs a “meaningful vote” on the...
Cabinet heavyweights back PM's Brexit deal

Cabinet heavyweights back PM's Brexit deal

Senior members of Theresa May’s government have backed her breakthrough deal in the Brexit talks, which includes paying more than £30bn to Brussels. Criticism of the Prime Minister’s deal among Leave-supporting MPs has been muted so far, although there...

Qatar announces deal to buy 50 Airbus planes

Qatar is to buy 50 Airbus a321neo planes with an option for a further 30. The deal was one of several announced on Thursday during a state visit to Qatar by French President Emmanuel Macron. Qatar also said it would buy 12 French-built Rafale fighter jets. It comes as...

Singapore on set with Cineworld's £2.7bn deal

A state-owned Singaporean fund is to become a shareholder in the London-listed cinema group Cineworld as part of a £2.7bn takeover of Regal, a US rival. Sky News has learnt that the Asian city state’s Government Investment Corporation (GIC) will participate in a...
Good Friday deal signatory warns 'cool it'

Good Friday deal signatory warns 'cool it'

Bertie Ahern has pleaded with both Dublin and London in the Brexit negotiations to “cool it”. Speaking to Sky News, the former Irish prime minister also accused Boris Johnson and Liam Fox of sending confusing messages on the Irish border. And, he said, the...
Time Magazine sold in Koch-backed deal

Time Magazine sold in Koch-backed deal

27 November 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US President Donald Trump pays close attention to who’s on the cover of Time magazine. US magazine publisher Time Inc. will be bought by rival media company Meredith...
Inside the deal that removed Mugabe from power

Inside the deal that removed Mugabe from power

The excitement and expectation of this momentous week in Zimbabwe was intoxicating, but it is calming down now. The new president is in office but at what cost to the nation? It is widely reported that former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace could get a $...
Mugabe assured protection in resignation deal

Mugabe assured protection in resignation deal

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has reportedly been “assured protection” as part of a deal over his resignation. The 93-year-old has been assured he will be protected in his home country and sources close to the negotiations have told Reuters...
Deal signed to return Myanmar Rohingya

Deal signed to return Myanmar Rohingya

23 November 2017 From the section Asia Related Topics Asia migrant crisis Image copyright AFP/ Getty Images Image caption Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people are now living in refugee camps like this one in Bangladesh Bangladesh has signed a deal with Myanmar to...
Airbus announces biggest ever aircraft deal

Airbus announces biggest ever aircraft deal

Airbus is to sell 430 jets to airline owner Indigo Partners in a deal worth $ 49.5bn (£38bn) – described as the manufacturer’s largest ever. The European aircraft maker – which employs about 6,000 people at its wing assembly plant in Broughton, north...
TPP deal moves forward without US

TPP deal moves forward without US

TPP trade deal talks move forward despite Canada wobble 11 November 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption The meeting was held during the Apec summit in Da Nang, Vietnam Members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership have agreed a new...
Judd 'made deal to flee Weinstein advances'

Judd 'made deal to flee Weinstein advances'

Ashley Judd has revealed how she allegedly fled from Harvey Weinstein’s sexual advances by offering him a deal. Appearing for the first time on television since she became the first woman to accuse the film producer of sexual harassment in a New York Times...
UK will get Canada-style deal with EU – Barnier

UK will get Canada-style deal with EU – Barnier

The UK will have to settle for a trade deal with the EU similar to Canada, Michel Barnier has warned. The EU’s lead negotiator suggested the UK’s decision to leave the single market and customs union meant any deal would “have to work on a model that...
'Good progress' on deal to restart MH370 search

'Good progress' on deal to restart MH370 search

A deal to restart the search for MH370 is expected to be agreed in the coming days, as authorities once again attempt to solve one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries. US marine exploration firm Ocean Infinity says “good progress” has been...
PM urges Brexit deal she can defend domestically

PM urges Brexit deal she can defend domestically

Theresa May has warned EU leaders of her political difficulties in the UK and urged them to help deliver a deal she can defend domestically. The high-stakes plea, a clear reference to the internal wrangling within her own Cabinet, seeks to persuade European leaders to...
Trump thinks nuclear deal is part of Iran problem

Trump thinks nuclear deal is part of Iran problem

This fight with Iran was one Donald Trump promised to have, both during the election campaign and since. Mr Trump hates former president Obama’s Iran deal just as he hates his Affordable Care Act and his deal on helping the children of illegal immigrants. In...

Trump to decertify Iran nuclear deal

President Donald Trump will decertify the 2015 Iran nuclear, going against international support for the agreement. The landmark Obama-brokered deal – agreed in 2015 – limited Iran’s nuclear capability in return for the lifting of some sanctions....
Palestinian rivals sign reconciliation deal

Palestinian rivals sign reconciliation deal

Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas have signed a preliminary reconciliation deal, potentially ending a decade of division.  The agreement, signed in Cairo on Thursday after mediation talks, states that the Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority will resume...
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