UK v EU – Boris Johnson sets course for the hardest possible Brexit deal | Britain

Negotiations on a new relationship between Britain and the EU will be fraught Feb 2nd 2020 Editor’s note: this article has been updated to include the speeches by Boris Johnson and Michel Barnier BRITAIN FORMALLY left the European Union on January 31st, the date fixed by the recently ratified withdrawal treaty. The immediate effect was […]

Best deal on TunnelBear VPN (UK deal)

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. A two-year subscription to TunnelBear is on sale for £3.18 per month. Image: pexels By Joseph GreenMashable Shopping2020-02-02 07:00:00 UTC TL;DR: A two-year subscription to TunnelBear is on sale for £3.18 per month, saving you 58% on list […]

A Deal That Has Two Elections, Rather Than Mideast Peace, as Its Focus

It has a brilliant twist: The Palestinians do not have to say yes or no for four years. That means their bottom-line response would not come until the very end of Mr. Trump’s next term, if he is re-elected. In the meantime, Israel would freeze settlements in the territory that Mr. Trump has set aside […]

How the CEO of a fertility app learned to trust her instincts — and deal with the media — in recovering from a business crisis

Since its launch in 2014, Natural Cycles, a fertility app, has gained over 1.5 million users and been approved by the FDA as a contraceptive app. Cofounder and CEO Elina Berglund has learned that, in growing a company, some of the responsibilities will need to be handed over to others, providing structure to how you […]

BorgWarner to Buy Delphi Technologies in $3.3 Billion Deal

BorgWarner parts on display at the Frankfurt auto show last September. Photo: ronald wittek/Shutterstock Updated Jan. 28, 2020 8:31 am ET BorgWarner Inc. BWA -2.24% agreed to buy Delphi Technologies DLPH -0.20% PLC in an all-stock transaction that values Delphi at about $3.3 billion and would combine two major auto-parts makers. BorgWarner said Delphi’s combustion-propulsion […]

Airbus Reaches Deal to End Long-Running Global Corruption Probe

The corruption probe has been a slow-boiling crisis for European plane maker Airbus. Photo: regis duvignau/Reuters Updated Jan. 28, 2020 4:32 am ET LONDON—Airbus SE has reached a preliminary agreement with fraud agencies in the U.S., U.K. and France over a longstanding investigation into bribery and corruption. The European plane maker said Tuesday it had […]

Best deals on Gillette shaving kits and gift sets (UK deal)

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Gillette shaving kits and gift sets are on sale. Image: gillette By Joseph GreenMashable Shopping2020-01-27 13:04:49 UTC TL;DR: Gillette shaving kits and gift sets are on sale, saving you up to 50% on list price. Valentine’s Day is […]

Unclear What Licensing Deal Led To Single Season 4 Episode Of ‘The Blacklist’ Being Available For Viewing On Airplane

LOS ANGELES, CA—Explaining how the in-flight entertainment console didn’t feature any other installments of the crime thriller television series, local man Lucas Grant told reporters Monday that it was unclear what kind of licensing deal led to a single Season 4 episode of The Blacklist being available for viewing on his recent journey from Los […]

PG&E Announces Deal to Exit Bankruptcy, but Governor Balks

Pacific Gas & Electric, the giant California utility, said Wednesday that it had resolved differences with its creditors over how to restructure the company, clearing one of the last major hurdles to its exit from bankruptcy. But even before the announcement was made, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared that the plan was insufficient. He said it […]

The Dog That Didn’t Bark: What Soybean Prices Say About Trade Deal

In an 1892 mystery story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes figures out what happened to a missing racehorse named Silver Blaze by observing a dog that didn’t bark in the night. Likewise, sometimes what doesn’t happen in markets can be a clue to something significant. In the case of the recently signed U.S. trade […]

Winners and Losers of the Trade Deal

Want this in your inbox each morning? Sign up here.) What the agreement means for the U.S. and China President Trump and Vice Premier Liu He of China signed a long-awaited phase-one trade deal at the White House yesterday. Here’s who benefited from the agreement — and who was left out in the cold. Winners: […]

Taliban Offer to Reduce Violence in Afghanistan Ahead of Deal With U.S.

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban have offered a brief period of reducing violence in Afghanistan during ongoing negotiations with United States diplomats, three officials familiar with the talks said on Thursday, a concession seen as important to finalizing a preliminary peace deal between the insurgents and the United States to end their 18-year war. If […]

U.S., China Sign Deal Easing Trade Tensions

WASHINGTON—The U.S. and China signed a trade deal that officials say will lead to a sharp increase in sales of U.S. goods and services to China, further open Chinese markets to foreign firms—especially in financial services—and provide strong new protections for trade secrets and intellectual property. The eight-part agreement acts as a cease-fire in a […]

Europe’s Gamble: Can It Save Iran Deal by Threatening to Kill It?

Mr. Johnson and his government support the nuclear deal and collaborated on a statement with France and Germany on Tuesday that said “we are not joining a campaign to implement maximum pressure on Iran.” On Tuesday, Mr. Johnson urged new talks with Washington and Tehran to try to negotiate a “Trump deal” to supplant the […]

Iran’s President Lashes Out at Europeans Over Crumbling Nuclear Deal

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Under growing pressure at home and abroad, Iranian leaders attempted on Wednesday to calm domestic anger over the downing of a passenger jet last week, while lashing out at European nations that have formally accused Iran of breaking the 2015 agreement to curb its nuclear program. In Tehran, President Hassan Rouhani criticized […]

Trump Signs China Trade Deal, Putting Economic Conflict on Pause

Of the $200 billion, just $32 billion, or 16 percent, of the purchases will be of farm products such as oilseeds, meat and cotton. Banks, drug companies and the energy industry are also big beneficiaries. China has also committed to refrain from forcing American companies to hand over their technology as a condition of doing […]