US economy smashes forecasts with 266,000 new jobs in November – business live

America’s non-farm payroll has surged by the most in 10 months, in a boost for the economy….and Donald TrumpLatest: US non-farm payroll beats forecastsJob creation up, unemployment rate downEarlier: UK house prices up 1% in NovemberIntroduction: Germ…

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US threatens tariffs on French cheese, handbags and lipstick

Trump targets $2.4bn in French imports amid plans to restore tariffs on Brazil and ArgentinaThe Trump administration is proposing tariffs on up to $2.4bn-worth of French imports, including Roquefort cheese, lipstick, handbags and sparkling wine, in ret…

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Wall Street and FTSE 100 sink as Trump intensifies trade war fears – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as US proposes steep new tariffs on French cheese, wine, handbags and porcelainLatest: Trump says China deal could wait until after 2020 electionTrump says France shouldn’t tax US companiesTru…

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Trump to restore steel tariffs on Brazil and Argentina

A symbolic slap in the face for Jair Bolsonaro as Trump accuses the two countries of devaluing their currencies and hurting US farmersDonald Trump announced on Monday that he will restore tariffs, effective immediately, on all steel and aluminum shippe…

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There’s a simple way to protect the NHS from US trade negotiators | Emily Jones

Pass a law stating the health service is not on the table – this would allow UK negotiators to declare the whole area off limitsNo wonder there is alarm when we hear the NHS is on the negotiating table in UK-US talks. In the US, citizens struggle to af…

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