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Brexit: Brussels tightens deadline for UK to clarify EU divorce bill

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says the bloc won’t wait much longer for the UK to agree to settle its Brexit bill if trade talks are to take place in January. EU officials say the...

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Merkel warns Britain it must accept ‘four freedoms’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Britain of ‘cherry-picking’ the benefits of the EU’s single market. She threatened Britain with loss of access to EU markets.   German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the EU must...

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Outshining a former colonial master: India’s economy to surpass Britain’s

India will soon overtake Britain to become world’s fifth largest economy, a “Forbes” magazine report has said. Economist Rajiv Biswas talks to DW about the impending milestone and the overall state of India’s economy. DW:...

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The Disunited Kingdom

“Events are moving faster than anyone can comprehend, and only one thing is certain – that seemingly no-one thought it might be a good idea to figure out what to do after a Brexit vote....

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Opinion: Brexit would be a big mistake for UK, Europe

In a few days’ time, Britain will vote on its future in the European Union. If they decide to leave, this might turn out to be the biggest mistake in recent European history, writes Barbara...

Exporting nations more lenient to foreign corporate bribery

Transparency International has said governments in many OECD nations have become less inclined to fight companies that use bribery to get contracts abroad. It cited budgetary reasons to be behind the backsliding. The anti-corruption watchdog...

Tapping the world’s fiber optic cables

Huge masses of data flash around the world along thousands of miles of fiber optic cables. They are regularly tapped – sometimes legally, mostly secretly. While this technology is simple, filtering is a huge challenge....

France sets Google deadline on privacy improvements

Internet giant Google has been told to improve privacy for its clients by France’s data protection agency, CNIL, or face fines. The agency says Britain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain plan similar action. France’s...

EU commissioner defends draft long-term budget hike

A member of the EU Commission has called on Britain to declare whether it intends to remain part of the bloc in the long term. The comments come as part of an ongoing debate over...

Ford to end carmaking in UK after closing Belgium plant

Over a century of Ford auto production in the UK will come to an end, as the US carmaker plans to shutter its van plant at Southampton in 2013. A total of 1,500 British jobs...

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Inside EU Fiscal Deal

26 out of 27 EU member states have backed a tax and budget pact to tackle the eurozone debt crisis. The 17 countries that use the euro have all agreed to the deal. Except UK,...