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And so The Donald is making good on another campaign promise, with his tariff plans for steel and aluminium. Is it merely bluff designed both to bend NAFTA renegotiations to his will and to provide a distraction from the ongoing Mueller probe?

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Germany and Italy – All You Need to Know

Sunday brings the results of two important political events in Germany and Italy. Here’s our wrap:


It’s crunch time. Germany has been without a proper government for almost six months.

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View From Brussels Pt 2

Here is the latest monthly View From Brussels from our woman on the ground, the ear-to-the-strasse WriteMoney. She’s been talking to her contacts in the EU to gain an exclusive personal insight into their views…

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Cometh the Hour, Cometh the J

Step forward Jerome Powell! This is your big moment. Today he will begin his Humphrey-Hawkins Testimony (as it used to be known by those of us a little long in the tooth) – and much speculation mounts…

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