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EU moves to gain control of key London financial market

EU moves to gain control of key London financial market

The European Central Bank and euro zone policymakers have long wanted control over euro clearing, saying it is core to the single currency area's financial stability and would be outside the EU's regulatory sphere once Britain leaves the bloc in 2019.



DUP head: Talks with UK Conservatives going well

The Tories and the DUP are considering a "confidence and supply" arrangement which would see the Northern Irish party back the Government to get its Budget through and on confidence motions. Foster will nearly certainly ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as part of the deal, as well as guarantees on support for pension plans and for winter fuel allowances for older people.



Senators condemn NK treatment of US student

Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman gestures to photographers as he prepares to go through immigration at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 . Rodman has received the red-carpet treatment on four past trips since 2013, which have accomplished little in terms of diplomacy and served mainly to create publicity for the former athlete.


Energy experts give support to Finkel review

Energy experts give support to Finkel review

By early evening, sources inside the meeting said only four MPs had so far spoken in favour of Dr Finkel's key recommendation while about 20, including Tony Abbott and junior minister Angus Taylor, were against, and four more unclear. "Australia needs to be much smarter in how we manage the energy system, integrate new technologies and take advantage of sophisticated renewable energy and energy storage capabilities".



Cyclone Mora makes landfall in Bangladesh coast

Two persons died after they were hit by falling trees in Cox's Bazar district, bdnews24 reported. Bangladesh is home to around 160 million people, and around 10 million reside in coastal areas. In predominantly Buddhist Myanmar, where Rohingyas are officially denied citizenship and classified as illegal immigrants, about 120,000 of them have been internally displaced by communal violence over recent years and are living in camps.



Justice Department's Rosenstein assures Congress of special counsel's independence in Russian Federation probe

Ruddy said in an interview Monday with Judy Woodruff of PBS, "I think he's weighing that option". Ruddy later added to that broadside against Spicer on CNN's "New Day". Sessions, a close campaign adviser to Trump and the first senator to endorse him, stepped aside from the investigation in early March after acknowledging he had spoken twice in the months before the election with the Russian ambassador.