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US notifies UN of climate deal pull-out

US notifies UN of climate deal pull-out

The Trump administration has officially notified the United Nations that the US intends to pull out of the 2015 Paris climate pact. The State Department described its communication as a “strong message” to the world, following Donald Trump’s decision...
US notifies UN of climate deal pullout

US notifies UN of climate deal pullout

US notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout 4 August 2017 From the section US & Canada The Trump administration has issued its first written notification that the US intends to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. But in the notice to the United...

Neymar agrees £450m PSG deal – Sky sources

Brazilian football superstar Neymar has agreed to move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain in a world record deal which could eventually be worth £450m. Sky Sports News understands that Neymar decided to leave the Catalan club following talks on holiday near Rio de...
Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo in £896m deal

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo in £896m deal

One of America’s best-known fashion retailers has agreed to take over luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo in an £896m deal. Michael Kors, the New York-listed chain, said on Tuesday it was “the ideal partner” for Jimmy Choo, famous for its stiletto shoes and...
Trump could change mind on climate change deal

Trump could change mind on climate change deal

Donald Trump suggested he could change his position on the Paris climate change deal during a gushing news conference with his French counterpart. Appearing alongside Emmanuel Macron in Paris, Mr Trump said “something could happen” with regards the 2015...
US to renegotiate Korea trade deal

US to renegotiate Korea trade deal

US to renegotiate Korea trade deal 12 July 2017 From the section Business Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption South Korea President Moon Jae-in visited Washington last month The United States on Wednesday told South Korea it wants to renegotiate a 2012 free trade...
PM warned against rushing into US trade deal

PM warned against rushing into US trade deal

Theresa May has been warned not to rush into Donald Trump’s “bear hug” and try to negotiate a free trade deal with the US too quickly. Paul Drechsler, president of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), told Sky News’ Sophy Ridge on...
May to make pitch for UK-US trade deal at G20

May to make pitch for UK-US trade deal at G20

Theresa May will attempt to sell the idea of a trade deal with post-Brexit Britain to Donald Trump as the G20 summit moves into its second day. The Prime Minister will meet the US President on the sidelines of the Hamburg conference. In talks with Mr Trump, and the...
EU and Japan reach free trade deal

EU and Japan reach free trade deal

EU and Japan reach free trade deal 6 July 2017 From the section Business comments Image copyright AFP Image caption European Council president Donald Tusk shakes hands with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe The European Union and Japan have formally agreed an outline...
Merkel: Hamburg G20 to focus on Paris climate deal

Merkel: Hamburg G20 to focus on Paris climate deal

Merkel: Hamburg G20 to focus on Paris climate deal 29 June 2017 From the section Europe Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump says the Paris climate accord “disadvantages” US German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said this...
PM offers deal to let EU citizens stay in UK

PM offers deal to let EU citizens stay in UK

Theresa May has promised EU citizens living legally in the UK will be allowed to stay after Brexit. The Prime Minister outlined what she called a “generous offer” to guarantee permanent “settled status” to three million EU nationals, speaking...

Amazon to buy Whole Foods in $13.7bn deal

Amazon has agreed to buy upmarket food chain Whole Foods in a deal worth $ 13.7bn (£10.7bn). The deal will see the online retail giant swallow up a business with 460 stores in the US, Canada and the UK which enjoyed sales of $ 16bn (£12.5bn) in the 2016 financial...
Irish PM expresses 'concern' over DUP deal

Irish PM expresses 'concern' over DUP deal

Irish PM expresses ‘concern’ over DUP deal 11 June 2017 From the section Northern Ireland Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Enda Kenny sought assurances that “nothing should happen to put the Good Friday Agreement at risk” The...
Hawaii defies Trump over Paris climate deal

Hawaii defies Trump over Paris climate deal

Hawaii has become the first US state to formally adopt pledges in the Paris Agreement to drastically tackle climate change. The volcanic island state’s Governor David Ige has signed two landmark laws supporting “the commitments and goals” of the...
Business dismay over Trump climate deal pull-out

Business dismay over Trump climate deal pull-out

Business chiefs have joined world leaders in condemning Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change deal as experts warned it could backfire on the US economy. The bosses of some of America’s biggest corporations from Goldman Sachs to...

US will withdraw from climate deal, Trump says

President Donald Trump has announced plans for the US to withdraw from the Paris climate change accord. In a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House, Mr Trump said he was fulfilling his “solemn duty to protect America and its citizens”. He...
Trump 'to announce Paris climate deal pullout'

Trump 'to announce Paris climate deal pullout'

Trump ‘to announce Paris climate deal pullout’ 1 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright EPA President Donald Trump will shortly announce that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, US media report. The move will...
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