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Is the US heading for a recession?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Investors increasingly fear there there could be a recession in the US Recessions are painful. Shrinking output tends to mean huge job losses, stagnant incomes and widespread misery.And when that…

China to ‘cut US car tariff to 15%’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption US President Donald Trump says he has a good relationship with President Xi Jinping China has reportedly proposed cutting tariffs on US-made cars to 15%, the same tax levied on car imports from other…

Pound sinks after no confidence report

Image copyright Getty Images Sterling fell against the dollar to a new 20-month low on Tuesday.The decline followed a Sky News report colleagues of Theresa May believed they had sufficient numbers to trigger a no-confidence vote in her…

Amazon sackings ‘follow sales data leaks’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Merchants bribed Amazon workers who looked at internal logs of what sold well, the WSJ reports Amazon has sacked workers it believes had been misusing internal data on high-selling products, the Wall…

Google chief denies political bias claims

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: 'If you Google the word idiot, a picture of Donald Trump comes up?'Google chief Sundar Pichai has faced accusations of political bias from US politicians.Mr Pichai was being…

India appoints new central bank governor

Image copyright The India Today Group Image caption Mr Das (left) and former Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel Shaktikanta Das has been named as the next governor of the Reserve Bank of India.Mr Das, who has previously worked on the board…