Berlin, Paris agree on eurozone budget, Merkel says after talks with Macron

Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed on Tuesday to create a eurozone budget charged with boosting investment. The move would also promote economic convergence between the currency bloc’s 19 member states, according to the German leader. “We are opening a new chapter,” Merkel said after talks with Macron in Berlin […]

Russia & China agree to joint gold mining project in Siberia

The Russian government has approved a cooperation agreement with China on developing the Klyuchevskoye gold ore deposit in the Trans-Baikal region. The decree was signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, and the project is expected to be operational in two years. The planned volume of ore extraction is over 12 million tons per year. Development […]

Barcelona transfer news LIVE: Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez agree on Antoine Griezmann SNUB

Barcelona transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest from the Nou Camp Wednesday June 13 Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez agree… Antoine Griezmann is using Barcelona’s interest to secure a lucrative contract with Atletico Madrid. That’s what Spanish website Don Balon claim Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are thinking. Griezmann, who’s been strongly linked with […]

Chinese, Russian FMs agree to ‘boost coordination’ on Korean Peninsula denuclearization & peace

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi have agreed to “boost coordination and cooperation as well as to make efforts to reach denuclearization and enduring peace on the Korean Peninsula,” the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Lavrov’s meeting with the Chinese foreign minister in South Africa comes just days […]

Europe must agree a common position to avoid Donald Trump’s tariffs

DIPLOMATS are racking up the air miles, but the prospect of trade war has not receded. Negotiations between American and Chinese representatives in Beijing ended on May 4th without agreement. Indeed, the two sides’ starting positions are so different that a mutually agreeable deal is hard to imagine. Talks will resume next week when Liu […]

Rangers agree deal to appoint Steven Gerrard as manager and prepare 3pm announcement

Gerrard held more talks over replacing Graeme Murty at Ibrox last night and confirmation will come at a 3pm press conference at Ibrox. Gerrard has agreed a three-year deal at Ibrox and is bringing Gary McAllister in as his No 2, with Tom Culshaw and Anfield fitness coach Jordan Milsom making up the backroom team. […]

T-Mobile and Sprint agree to merge, create giant to rival AT&T and Verizon

Enlarge (credit: T-Mobile) T-Mobile USA and Sprint today announced an agreement to merge, a deal that would combine the US mobile industry’s third and fourth biggest carriers to create a giant nearly as large as AT&T or Verizon Wireless. The all-stock merger deal would have T-Mobile acquire Sprint for $ 26 billion worth of stock, according […]

Optical illusion: People staring directly at this image claim it's MOVING – do you agree?

An optical illusion is going viral on the internet, thanks to the strange and confusing effect it has on people who look at it. Optical illusions are designed to play visual tricks on your brain, often causing you to see things that aren’t really there. This particular image, made up of a white pattern on […]

Arrow Recap: Hugs, Not Drugs — Plus, Do You Agree With Oliver's Decision?

This week on The CW’s Arrow, Oliver seemed to go off the deep end in the wake of Diggle’s departure from the team. But what was really at play? RELATEDArrow Season 7: Colton Haynes to Return as Series Regular After Felicity tries but fails to “Parent Trap” Oliver and Dig with a reunion, Oliver takes […]

May & Trump agree it's 'vital to deter chemical weapon use by Assad' in Syria – UK

British Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump have agreed to keep working on an international response to the alleged chemical attack in Syria’s Douma, vowing it would not “go unchallenged.” The UK and US leaders discussed Syria in a phone call on Thursday evening, a Downing Street spokesman said in a statement. […]