• EU Withdrawal Bill officially becomes law
EU Withdrawal Bill officially becomes law

This is just the first of at least four more Brexit-themed acts the government must pass before next March, including specific bills on customs, trade, immigration and one on the final deal. Another eurosceptic, Conservative MP Dominic Raab, said May would go to an European Union summit later this week "with the wind in her sails". May thanked Br...

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  • Trump 'Surprised' That Harley-Davidson Caved in Tariff Standoff
Trump 'Surprised' That Harley-Davidson Caved in Tariff Standoff

That's why the company says it needs to open plants overseas to avoid countries' tax and tariff costs and price their motorcycles competitively. But Trump wasn't quite done with his remarks about Harley-Davidson this morning. The move comes against the backdrop of already slumping sales for Harley.

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  • Opponents of Turkey's President have every reason to fear what comes next
Opponents of Turkey's President have every reason to fear what comes next

Mr Erdogan polled almost 53% in the most fiercely fought election in years. He is loved by millions of devoutly Muslim working class Turks for delivering years of stellar economic growth and overseeing the construction of roads, bridges, airports, hospitals and schools.

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  • Protests in Iran as Rouhani says US wants 'economic war'
Protests in Iran as Rouhani says US wants 'economic war'

Iran has faced mounting economic woes since the USA pulled out of the 2015 nuclear accord. LONDON - President Hassan Rouhani promised Iranians the government would be able to handle the economic pressure of new United States sanctions, a day after traders massed outside parliament to protest against a sharp fall in the value of the national cur...

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  • Trump says finishing US study on tariffs on cars from EU
Trump says finishing US study on tariffs on cars from EU

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire arrives to attend a visit at the STX shipyard site in Saint-Nazaire, France, June 14, 2018. Trump is now threatening to double down on his ill-conceived tariff battle by imposing even more tariffs on vehicles produced by the Canadian auto sector and also European car makers.

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  • Ryan calls tariffs 'basically taxes' amid Trump's Harley-Davidson feud
Ryan calls tariffs 'basically taxes' amid Trump's Harley-Davidson feud

New Delhi is both aghast and mystified about the US President's priorities, and how poorly he is briefed on the matter, as it struggles to get the word across that the trade scrap, much less Harley Davidson's woes, is hardly worth the time in an engagement with hundreds of billions on the line in the coming decade.

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  • US stocks slide on escalating US-China trade tensions
US stocks slide on escalating US-China trade tensions

New export controls would make it more hard for U.S. firms to sell technology to China if Washington deems it to be "industrially significant". The development follows US tariffs on Chinese goods and European aluminum and steel, along with the threat of retaliatory tariffs from Europe on USA products.

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  • Erdogan set to strengthen grip on power after Turkish election win
Erdogan set to strengthen grip on power after Turkish election win

Hamas's political chief Ismail Haniyeh and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas were among the first to call Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The lira's initial gains Monday, of around 3% against the dollar, quickly unraveled. But supporters love Erdogan for bringing economic growth and security.

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  • Trump slams Harley Davidson
Trump slams Harley Davidson

The European Union responded by placing tariffs on bourbon whiskey, jeans, and motorcycles, as Trump's approach to trade negotiations quickly turned into what many fear is becoming an worldwide trade war. Spokesman Michael Pflughoeft told CNN that as of Monday Harley-Davidson was still "assessing the potential impact" on the company's 6,000-plu...

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  • China and Europe warn trade war could trigger global recession
China and Europe warn trade war could trigger global recession

With the Trump administration reportedly set to crack down on Chinese investment in certain technologies, American tech giants like Netflix , Amazon, Google , and Facebook shed significant shareholder value today, as the sector bore the brunt of spiraling investor concerns.

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  • USA trade policy drives Harley Davidson to create European Union jobs
USA trade policy drives Harley Davidson to create European Union jobs

But he says the ultimate goal is the removal of all tariffs so "we don't have this tit for tat on any number of products out there". Harley-Davidson is moving some of its production outside of the United States to avoid the impact of steep new European Union tariffs targeting American-made motorcycles.

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  • Anti-Brexit protesters march for new referendum
Anti-Brexit protesters march for new referendum

The letter released Sunday by Economists for Free Trade urges United Kingdom authorities "to accelerate their preparations for "no deal" and a move to a World Trade Deal under WTO rules". Crowds arrive in Parliament Square in central London, during the People's Vote march for a second European Union referendum, in central London, on Saturday.

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  • Erdogan, ruling AK Party take early lead in Turkish elections
Erdogan, ruling AK Party take early lead in Turkish elections

Erdogan's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its right-wing ally, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), also won a majority in parliament in the polls Sunday. CHP party spokesman Bulent Tezcan, however, challenged the election results provided by the Anadolu Agency, saying the party would continue working through the night to monitor ...

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  • Harley-Davidson to shift production overseas to avoid EU tariffs
Harley-Davidson to shift production overseas to avoid EU tariffs

But rather than hike prices in the US, the company said it would absorb the cost in the short term ― projected to be some $30 million to $45 million through this year― and shift some production to global factories in coming months. "Increasing worldwide production to alleviate the European Union tariff burden is not the company's preference, bu...

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  • Uber fighting to keep its licence in London
Uber fighting to keep its licence in London

It has also changed its senior management and apologised for mistakes. To win its appeal, Uber will need to show that it's made substantial changes to its operation after a scandal-packed 2017 culminated in the company's founder and CEO Travis Kalanick being ousted and eventually replaced by the former CEO of Expedia, Dara Khosrowshahi.

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  • Harley-Davidson To Move More Production Oversees Amid US-EU Trade Tensions
Harley-Davidson To Move More Production Oversees Amid US-EU Trade Tensions

The company said it will raise investment in its global plants, but did not say which ones. Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson is going on a road trip. sold nearly 40,000 motorcycles in the Europe Union past year, generating revenue second only to the United States, according to the Milwaukee company.

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  • Volkswagen ID R smashes Pikes Peak record by over 15 secs
Volkswagen ID R smashes Pikes Peak record by over 15 secs

While the ID R Pikes Peak displayed blistering pace in practice, there was considerable doubt about Dumas's prospects of setting a record, with rain and mist sweeping across the mountain shortly before his run, which was delayed by more than 40 minutes after a motorbike rider crashed on the course.

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  • Airbus warns could leave Britain if no Brexit deal
Airbus warns could leave Britain if no Brexit deal

Britain said it was working toward securing a "mutually beneficial" trade agreement with the EU. Theresa May is not "bluffing" by saying she is prepared to walk away from the European Union without a deal, Liam Fox said. "But we do hope that something will come on the table very soon so it gives us some resolution". He added: "They don't wa...

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  • California Teen Steps Up To Help Blind, Deaf Man On Plane
California Teen Steps Up To Help Blind, Deaf Man On Plane

The teenager, who has been studying American Sign Language communication techniques and says she has "always been fascinated by sign language", pressed the call button to ring a flight attendant. But she overcame multiple barriers and helped the stranger communicate - something he probably couldn't have done without her there. "He was able to "read...

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  • Bottles of hot dog water sell for about $30 at festival
Bottles of hot dog water sell for about $30 at festival

Douglas Bevans , creator of Hot Dog Water told Global News , "We've created a recipe, having a lot of people put a lot of effort into research and a lot of people with backgrounds in science really creating the best version of Hot Dog Water that we could".

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