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Hey, big spender! UK debt to pile up under #GeneralElection promises

Hey, big spender! UK debt to pile up under #GeneralElection promises

| 21 de novembro de 2019

Whether Brexit purists or radical socialists win Britain’s election next month, a deluge of fresh debt is set to bloat the country’s £1.6 trillion government bond pile, writes Andy Bruce. But the permutations around the Dec. 12 election – and the implications for Brexit – make it tough for holders of British government debt to […]

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#Johnson raises prospect of multi-billion pound payroll tax cut

#Johnson raises prospect of multi-billion pound payroll tax cut

| 21 de novembro de 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday (20 November) he planned a multi-billion-pound tax cut if he wins an election on 12 December, by raising the amount of earnings exempt from social security payments, writes David Milliken. The two main political parties are showcasing starkly different visions for the world’s fifth-largest economy ahead of […]

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#ArtificialIntelligence must benefit everybody, warns #EESC

#ArtificialIntelligence must benefit everybody, warns #EESC

| 21 de novembro de 2019

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is adopting a firm stance on artificial intelligence and has insisted, at a high-level conference held in Helsinki on 21 November 2019, that the digital revolution must have a human face, be inclusive and bring benefits for all Europeans. Artificial intelligence and the digital transformation must be inclusive […]

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#China says it will strive to reach ‘phase one’ trade deal with US

#China says it will strive to reach ‘phase one’ trade deal with US

| 21 de novembro de 2019

China will strive to reach an initial trade agreement with the United States as both sides keep communication channels open, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday (21 November), in an attempt to allay fears talks might be unraveling, write Stella Qiu and Ryan Woo. China is willing to work with the United States to […]

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Germany and France vie for European leadership at #NATO

Germany and France vie for European leadership at #NATO

| 21 de novembro de 2019

France and Germany each sought to claim European leadership within NATO on Wednesday (20 November) in the first ministerial meeting since French President Emmanuel Macron warned that the US-led military alliance was experiencing “brain death”, writes Robin Emmott. Public questioning of the alliance comes ahead of a summit in London for NATO’s 70th anniversary in […]

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#Italy says it wants to improve #ESM reform, not veto it

#Italy says it wants to improve #ESM reform, not veto it

| 21 de novembro de 2019

Italy is working on improving the reform of the eurozone bailout fund and is not considering vetoing it at the moment, a government official said, as politicians in the eurozone’s third-largest economy quarrelled over the proposed changes, write Giuseppe Fonte and Stefano Bernabei. A draft reform of the fund, known as the European Stability Mechanism […]

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Pronto para mudar? #Labour revela manifesto 'radical'

Pronto para mudar? #Labour revela manifesto 'radical'

| 21 de novembro de 2019

O líder trabalhista Jeremy Corbyn (foto) divulgará o manifesto eleitoral de seu partido de oposição hoje (21 novembro), estabelecendo como no governo ele planeja transformar a Grã-Bretanha com “o plano mais radical e ambicioso” em décadas, escreve Elizabeth Piper. Com três semanas antes da votação da Grã-Bretanha em sua segunda eleição em pouco mais de dois anos, Corbyn pressionará […]

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