McDonald’s NZ launches ‘not quite vegetarian’ McVeggie burger

McVeggie patty is fried with same equipment used to cook chicken but chain hopes some vegetarians will be OK with thatMcDonald’s has rolled out a vegetable-based burger in New Zealand but the McVeggie comes with a curious caveat: it is not quite vegeta…

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Boris Johnson suggests Huawei role in 5G might harm UK security

PM signals he is preparing to shut Chinese firm out after lobbying from Donald TrumpBoris Johnson has cast doubt on whether the UK will allow Huawei to invest in its 5G network, suggesting it might “prejudice” the Five Eyes intelligence relationship, a…

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As Hong Kong suffers, China risks losing its financial window on the world

The territory’s recession is getting deeper and the US is threatening its special trading status, bringing serious consequences for Beijing Almost six months after the protest movement that has upended life in Hong Kong began, the region is now facing …

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‘Not enough pork in the world’ to deal with China’s demand for meat

With hundreds of millions of pigs dead from swine fever, exporters are scrambling to fill the gap. But prices are soaringThe cost of living in China has outstripped the 3% government target for the first time in a decade, and a big part of the problem …

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UK growth will dip to 1% even if no-deal Brexit avoided, warns OECD

Prospect of crashing out of EU leaves UK more exposed to global financial risks, thinktank saysThe UK’s GDP growth rate will slip to 1% next year even if a no-deal Brexit is avoided, according to the Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperatio…

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