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Decriminalizing drugs in UK could ‘save lives & money’ – lawmakers

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A cross-party group of lawmakers have urged the UK government to consider decriminalizing drugs in Britain and treat it as a health and not a criminal issue, in order to curb the high rates of drugs-related deaths. A report conducted by UK MPs on The Health and Social Care Committee has concluded that the government Read More

BoJo eager for general election to secure Brexit, but how can he get one?

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Brits will soon be heading to the voting booths in a snap poll if UK PM Boris Johnson gets his way, after being thwarted by MPs on his fast-track timetable to deliver Brexit. RT takes a look at how an election can be triggered. All eyes are on Brussels following the damaging defeat for Johnson Read More

EMERGING MARKETS-Brexit weighs on stocks; Russia deal lifts Turkish lira

9 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on EMERGING MARKETS-Brexit weighs on stocks; Russia deal lifts Turkish lira
* UK parliament rejects swift decision on Brexit bill * Hong Kong legislature withdraws extradition bill * Russia, Turkey agree to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border * South African inflation slows in September; rand down By Susan Mathew Oct 23 (Reuters) – Emerging-market shares retreated from their highest in more than two months on Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares hit by tech problems and Brexit snags

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets fell on Wednesday, as hopes faded that a Brexit deal would be wrapped by next week and a profit warning from Texas Instruments pulled down tech shares. FILE PHOTO: A trader works as a screen shows market data behind him at CMC markets in London, Britain, December 11, 2018. Read More

UPDATE 1-Talks with EU could be alternative to auto import tariffs, U.S.’s Ross tells FT

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross meets with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (not pictured) at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece September 5, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas (Reuters) – New negotiations with the European Union could be an alternative to imposing tariffs on automotive imports next month, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has suggested Read More

Morning News Call – India, October 23

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To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here here If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: here FACTORS TO WATCH No major events are scheduled for the day. LIVECHAT - EQUITIES FOCUS Reuters stocks correspondents in London and New York sift through a heavy corporate earnings Read More

Wall Street slips after rejection of Brexit timetable

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday, giving up early gains after British lawmakers rejected the government’s proposed timetable for passing legislation to ratify its deal to exit the European Union. A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 22, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Losing Scotland from UK a fair price to pay for Brexit, THREE QUARTERS of English Tory ‘Leave’ voters say – poll

22 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Losing Scotland from UK a fair price to pay for Brexit, THREE QUARTERS of English Tory ‘Leave’ voters say – poll
More than three quarters of English Tory ‘Leave’ voters believe that Brexit is more important than keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom and would sacrifice the Scots if it came down to a choice, according to a new poll. The research by respected Conservative pollster Lord Ashcroft found that 76 percent of Tory voters who Read More

Tusk to recommend ANOTHER 3-month Brexit extension to EU

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European Council President Donald Tusk said he will ask for another 90-day extension for Britain’s exit from the EU to avoid a no-deal scenario, after Parliament failed to approve the timetable for a negotiated departure. The previous Brexit deadline of October 31 should be moved to January 31, 2020, Tusk said on Tuesday. While Parliament Read More

Russia offers African leaders no-strings-attached business and protection from Western pressure

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Heads of African countries have flocked to Russia for a first of its kind summit, where Moscow will be offering business ties and security arrangements alternative to ‘colonial-style’ relations with the West. Over the past decade, the African continent has become a battleground for geostrategic competition involving China, the US, and the EU, which compete Read More