EU leaders approve Brexit preparations for second phase of talks

EU leaders have agreed to start preparatory talks on the bloc’s relationship with Britain after Brexit. EU President Donald Tusk said leaders have given the go-ahead to EU preparations for the second phase of talks, despite the fact that not enough progress has been made on the terms of the divorce. However, the EU will […]

European Summit

A two-day EU summit has opened in Brussels, with leaders set to rule out moving to full Brexit trade talks after negotiations stalled. Meanwhile, many EU leaders want to seize the opportunity created by the isolationist leanings of the Trump administration. Can EU leaders and Theresa May agree on an amicable divorce? Wang Yiwei, director […]

China-made subway trains, electric taxis head to US, UK

The first batch of subway trains manufactured by China for Boston subway’s new Orange Line is expected to be shipped to the American city in December. This is the first time that a Chinese company is exporting its subway trains to the United States with complete Chinese intellectual property. And London will welcome groundbreaking new […]

OECD: Uncertainty will harm UK economy

Britain’s Brexit minister David Davis said he hopes EU leaders will move towards securing a deal at the summit later this week. But the European Union has told Britain that it must make more concessions in order to bring the talks forward. Meanwhile, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development says the uncertainty of the […]

Smart Crossing prototype unveiled in London

A hi-tech crossing which alerts drivers when a pedestrian using a mobile phone steps in front of traffic has been unveiled near Mitcham, south London. The surface of the so-called smart crossing features LED lights which illuminate based on the movement of road users detected by cameras. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our […]

British PM May reacts to calls for her to quit Downing Street

British Prime Minister Theresa May gave her first reaction Friday to a plot by a group of Conservative MPs to end her reign at 10 Downing Street. Former minister and one-time party chairman Grant Shapps says around 30 MPs have backed his call for her to be replaced as leader and prime minister. May said […]

Chinese Navy fleet pays first official visit to London

The 26th Chinese Navy Escort Task Force, composed of guided-missile frigates Huanggang and Yangzhou, sailed up the Thames and docked in Canary Wharf in west London on Tuesday. This is the first time that Chinese naval ships have paid an official visit to the British capital. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP […]

Former UK PM Gordon Brown calls the Belt and Road Initiative the Big Economic Idea of the century

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has hailed China’s Belt and Road Initiative as the Big Economic Idea for the 21st century. Speaking at a two-day conference of business leaders and scholars in the Scottish capital Edinburgh, Brown applauded the vision of what he called the New Silk Road. Subscribe to us on YouTube: […]

Sympathy and daggers after British PM’s chaotic speech

British Prime Minister Theresa May hoped that her speech at the Conservative Party conference would be a moment to stamp authority on the party and the country. After a coughing fit, a prankster handing her a P45 (the document given when a person loses their job), and her conference slogan literally falling apart behind her, […]

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