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US accuses Chinese billionaire of evading $1.8bn in tariffs

Chinese billionaire Liu Zhongtian has been indicted in the US over allegations he evaded $1.8bn (£1.5bn) in tariffs on aluminium imports. Mr Liu, China Zhongwang Holdings and others were indicted on various charges including conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering. The businessman and his family are worth $2.8bn, according to …

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Bank of England cuts UK growth forecast

The Bank of England has cut its forecasts for UK growth over the next two years. It also warned that a no-deal Brexit would hit the economy and trigger a further drop in the value of the pound. The Bank left interest rates unchanged at 0.75% against a backdrop of …

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Hotel Chocolat in plea to find missing ‘Chocmobile’

Luxury chocolatier Hotel Chocolat is appealing for help locating a missing van, nicknamed the “Chocmobile”. It was stolen from the firm’s headquarters in Royston, Hertfordshire overnight on Tuesday, said Hotel Chocolat boss Angus Thirlwell. The distinctive-looking vehicle is typically used at events to sell ice cream, confectionery and hot drinks. …

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BMW boss says PM should rule out no-deal Brexit

The chairman of BMW has warned Boris Johnson no-one would win from a no-deal Brexit and urged the new Prime Minister to listen to business. Harald Krueger said leaving the EU without a deal would be “lose-lose” for the UK and industry. Mr Krueger advised Mr Johnson: “Listen to the …

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Trump’s former top adviser: tariffs backfiring on US

  Gary Cohn, Trump’s former US chief economic advisor, weighs in on US-China trade war US President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is backfiring and impacting the US economy, according to his former chief economic adviser. The tariff battle has had a “dramatic impact” on US manufacturing and capital …

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Shell profits plunge on lower oil prices

Oil firm Royal Dutch Shell’s profits have plunged to their lowest since 2016, due to lower oil and gas prices. Shell’s second quarter profits dropped 25% to $3.6bn (£3bn), far below analysts’ expectations of $4.9bn. The oil giant blamed “challenging macroeconomic conditions” in refining and chemicals, as well as falling …

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How to Defuse an Argument in 3 Easy Steps

Unresolved, repetitive conflict is a top reason many couples seek marriage counseling. However, arguments are a natural, normal part of intimate relationships. Whenever two people live in close quarters and allow themselves to become vulnerable with each other, sooner or later misunderstandings and conflict are likely to result. When handled …

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3 Steps to Strengthen Your Marriage or Relationship

 Richard Nicastro who is a relationship expert gave these steps on our to strengthen a relationship or marriage after receiving a lot of complaints for people who are dissatisfied about some aspect of their relationship or marriage.   In many instances, small problems have spiraled into larger, complicated ones. (At …

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