Angela Merkel and other top officials in Sassnitz, northern Germany on Tuesday.
More than a week after the United Kingdom was originally supposed to have left the EU, the weakest British leader in a generation has said Brexit might never happen as she battles to get a divorce deal ratified by a divided parliament.
Berlin is set to further lower its economic growth forecast on Wednesday as Europe’s largest economy cools off, but ministers are unlikely to bend to foreign demands to boost activity with extra government spending.
Britain’s Brexit-bound economy unexpectedly grew in February, helped by manufacturers rushing to meet orders from clients who are stockpiling goods ahead of the country’s break from the European Union, official data showed. While still sluggish, the economy expanded by 0.2 per cent from January, the Office for National Statistics said. Economists in a Reuters poll had expected zero growth.
As the United Kingdom grapples with its Brexit drama, the uncertainty around its decision to leave the EU persuaded Dale Carr to close down her Berlin shop selling British goods. The 67-year-old from Sheffield and her husband Robin in 1996 opened “Broken English”, a shop selling British goods to homesick expats and Germans with a taste for UK treats in the trendy district of Kreuzberg.
China is digging in for a tough period of deteriorating ties with the United States, fanning the flames of patriotism with Korean War films, a viral song on the trade war, and editorials lambasting Washington.
United Airlines is canceling more than 2,400 flights during the busy summer travel season as Boeing’s 737 Max jets remain grounded. Chicago-based United Airlines had already pulled flights on the 737 Max
Fiat Chrysler and Renault are in talks on a comprehensive global tie-up that could address some of the main weaknesses of both carmakers, two sources with knowledge of the discussions told Reuters.