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BA say it's business as usual following flight cancellations

The GMB union claims that it was the airline's decision a year ago to outsource IT jobs to India that resulted in the system's failure, but BA denies this. On Saturday , the computer outage affected at least 75,000 BA customers and all flights came to a sudden halt at Heathrow and Gatwick airports.



China detains undercover activist probing Ivanka shoe supplier

But the group says that over the weekend, two of its investigators in China disappeared and one was arrested there, raising yet another set of questions regarding the ethics of having a presidential administration with extensive business interests in foreign countries.


Tory lead slashed to record low of three points

Tory lead slashed to record low of three points

Investors had been pushing the pound above $1.30 on hopes a bigger Conservative majority would strengthen May's negotiating power in the coming Brexit negotiations with Brussels, as the United Kingdom looks to establish fresh trade ties after its vote a year ago to exit from the European Union, dubbed Brexit.



DNC: Ivanka should cut ties with China company

THREE labour activists investigating a company that produces Ivanka Trump-branded shoes in China have disappeared after their arrest . Mr Hua Haifeng, 36, has been held by police and accused of illegally using "eavesdropping equipment", said Mr Li, who rejected the accusation.



Wilbur Ross 'Open to Resuming' Talks on Big Trade Deal With Europe

After a series of angry tweets from President Donald Trump directed toward Germany over trade, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC on Tuesday he is open to continuing talks on a proposed trade pact with the European Union. German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Trump during her March visit to the United States to resume TTIP negotiations. "We're focused on how we can move ahead with the 11 countries", New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay told reporters after the meeting.



Moody's Cuts China Down To Size

China has rejected a move by Moody's to lower its credit rating , saying the downgrade exaggerates the difficulties facing the economy and underestimates the government's reform agenda. A ministry statement said the downgrade was based on a pro-cyclical approach which was "not appropriate". "We do not think that the reform effort will have sufficient impact, sufficiently quickly, to contain the erosion of credit strength associated with the combination of economy-wide leverage and ...