Global markets slide on back of coronavirus concerns in China

Stocks fall as fears intensify over potential impact of outbreak on world economyFinancial markets around the world have sold off sharply amid rising concerns over the coronavirus outbreak in China, with Beijing fighting to contain the spread of the di…

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Brexit adviser David Frost to lead UK trade negotiations with EU

No role for Liz Truss as Johnson rings changes ahead of shutdown of DExEU on 31 JanuaryBoris Johnson has appointed David Frost, his chief Europe adviser, to lead trade negotiations with the EU on his behalf, with no apparent role for Liz Truss, the tra…

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We can’t trust the billionaires of Davos to solve a climate crisis they created | Payal Parekh

It’s time to turn away from the World Economic Forum and its mass-polluting ‘affiliates’. We need new, radical solutions• Payal Parekh is an international climate activistThis week, among the private chalets and deep snow of Davos, the world’s leading …

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US and Europe clash over climate crisis threat on last Davos day

US Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin downplay risks posed by climate emergencyThe US and Europe have clashed over the threat posed by global heating as Donald Trump’s finance minister downplayed the risks of a climate crisis during the final session of …

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