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BBC News
Dec 11, 2017 11:15pm GMT
with the eu, but quite what that looks like we don't yet know. this afternoon, the prime minister was in the commons to show she can carve a path on phases one and two, that will reconcile all competing views. did she succeed? nick watt reports. it's that chilly time of year when we are reminded of some eternal human truths, it's freezing out there, but in that blanket of snow, you can see uniformity or on closer inspection, the endless variety of nature. in the new world of seemingly permanent protests, tory mps have been voicing widely divergent views on brexit, but today, they spoke almost as one. may i first of all, congratulate the prime minister on her triumph last friday... here, here. can ijoin my right honourable and learned friend in congratulating my right honourable friend in driving through an improved agreement on friday against what many thought could not have been feasible. today really was an illustration about old harold wilson cliche that a week is a long time in politics. so how did theresa may go from humiliation in brussels to widespread praise on her own benches
BBC News
Dec 11, 2017 11:00pm GMT
eu will give us a choice anyway. also tonight, we visit the essex town of tilbury. a port built on the back of trade — what does it tell us about where we are now and where britain is heading? it does annoy me the fact that how much wealth the port has actually brought into the country, how has that wealth trickled down into the town? and is britain suffering an epidemic of loneliness? we'll hear how it feels and ask how we might help. hello. if you thought voting for brexit meant you'd hear no more about europe, look away now, because there is still lots to talk about. first, this morning, we still didn't know whether we had really resolved phase one of the talks — the divorce terms. it looked sorted on friday, then there were conflicting interpretations of what we'd all signed up to. that storm has been been calmed. but then secondly, there is what to expect from phase two, the trade part of the talks. we know britain wants a deep and special relationship with the eu, but quite what that looks like we don't yet know. this afternoon, the prime minister was in the commons to sh
PBS
Dec 11, 2017 2:30pm PST
netanyahu says he expects eu leaders will follow president trump's example and recognizing jerusalem as the country's capital. the eu foreign policy chief insists the bloc will not change its position. philippine president rodrigo duterte case pushing for an acrosson of martial law the south of the country. he says it is the only way to oftain an ongoing rebellion so-called islamic state supporters in the region. the move is expected to be approved later this week. on public cinemas in saudi arabia will be lifted next year. the minister of culture and information says new violations are looking at ways to license cinemas. it is part of a drive by crown prince solman to re-energize the country's economy. police in a new york say an explosion at manhattan's busiest bus station this morning was an attempted terror attack. the suspect was injured along with three others. the 27-year-old man thought to originally have been from bangladesh was arrested. north america correspondent nick bryant reports from new york. nick: 7:20 in the morning, the height of rush hour, and security camera foo
LINKTV
Dec 11, 2017 2:30pm PST
has made you know he is the first israeli debt to visit. the eu headquarters in brussels over twenty years priti officials said they wouldn't break with the status quo they insist that the city must be the capitol for both israelis and palestinians more that wouldn't t go to brussels our correspondent kevin as a is that. and that yeah we had then the official act ii you view if you like is that a view that is shared by all of the states. well you sad about all indeed stenson's between the difference. twenty eight capitals some are more buyers stuart smallest line and saw more to words israel that is as i can see there are tensions there are differences asian capitals. we know very dustin thatt sweden eyes recognize the state of israel we know that germany has always been a strongg diplomatic ally of the. of israel and we know that as of last week for instance henry blocks and vetoed a. rezillos not woods calmly come then. yet all trump's decision to recognize that jerusalem as the capital of israel i still it o only the capitalo states buddies. palestine and israel at the same time a
BBC News
Dec 11, 2017 9:00pm GMT
conditions of housemaids in brazil. benjamin netanyahu wants the eu to recognise jerusalem as israel's capital. just as america has done. he's the first israeli prime minister to visit brussels for 20 years. here he is earlier. i believe that all or most of the european countries will move their embassies to jerusalem, european countries will move their embassies tojerusalem, recognise jerusalem as israel's capital, and engaged robustly with us for security, prosperity, and peace. so mr netanyahu' is expecting eu leaders to follow president trump's example. he was speaking at a press conference with the eu's foreign policy chief federica mogherini. here's what she had to say about that idea. you know where the european union stands, we believe that the only realistic solution to the conflict between israel and palestine is based on two states, withjerusalem as the capital of both, the state of israel and palestine along the 67 nine. this is our position, and we will continue to respect the international consensus on jerusalem. not what mr netanyahu wanted to hear — but probably what
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2017 3:07pm EST
and defend and promote overseas. the narrative around the election weasand eu, antinato, let's work together to kill isis, be a nationalist, not a globalist, you first, the world second. how do we counter senate sounds pretty familiar. >> just to -- >> i'm just saying in terms of -- you cannot move forward. the way the europeans are moving forward is even in their own countries they have a baseline from which they're standing in their counterinfluence campaigns, and they have some consensus around it. they know who is in charge. i don't think we have that here. we got rid of the u.s. information agency so both structurally and in terms of message, they're much more grounded and can punch back. >> just to pick up on that. one thing i've heard people talk about it's just so much easier to be negative. >> right. >> if you're about tearing down -- a nihilist, east 'er to get your message couple as if you're in favor of something. you're saying there has been some success and people have a better ability to articulate about democracy. >> not just about democracy, might using the national
BBC News
Dec 11, 2017 7:00pm GMT
divorce agreement in place the way is clearfor the eu and divorce agreement in place the way is clear for the eu and the divorce agreement in place the way is clearfor the eu and the uk to begin talks about trade but how closely aligned should they remain to the single market after brexit? one of the people whose job it is to ensure a level playing field is margaret thursday. she has been a thorn in the side of the big tech companies who have managed to avoid paying corporation tax and when i spoke to her earlier i began by asking whether apple has paved the billions of back taxes she has demanded from them for business conducted here in europe. they have not paid that. this is why we have referred them to the eu courts. we have seen the recovery from the dutch authorities, from the belgian authorities, they have recovered unpaid taxes and the irish will have to recover unpaid taxes as well. when it comes to the big companies, you have also find google for abusing dominance in search, facebook for providing misleading information in its accusation that rapper acquisition of what
Bloomberg
Dec 11, 2017 2:00pm EST
of the brexit process. her official spokesman said the prime minister has accepted a change to the eu withdrawal bill, the crucial law that is preparing the way for the u.k.'s exit. global news, 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in over 120 countries. i'm mark crumpton. this is bloomberg. scarlet: thanks so much, mark. coming up, it is music to apple's ears. why the giant is gobbling up shazam. this is bloomberg. ♪ ♪ is "bloomberg markets." ofrlet: time for the stock the hour. apple gaining by the most in three weeks with the shares up 1.8%. i won point it gained a 2.1%. this is after apple agreed to shazam acquire -- to acquire shazam. it allows you to identify any song at any point in the song. joining us for more is alex webb. alex, the price tag here for shazam was about $400 million. this makes it one of the biggest -- bigger purchases apple has made. otherthe tops some of the ones they have done. they do 20 or 30 deals a year. 200 and 400 million is the top end of that. it is not the biggest they have ever made. those also move -- music space
Bloomberg
Dec 11, 2017 1:00pm EST
process. her official spokesman said the prime minister has accepted change to the eu withdrawal bill , the crucial debt law that is clearing the way for the u.k.'s exit. theaters are coming back to saudi arabia after a 35-year absence. it is the latest attempt by the crown prince to socially reform the country. the saudis shut down the theaters in the 1980's, as part of a wave of ultra conservatism. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i'm mark crumpton. this is bloomberg. as that coming up, we will talk to one of washington's most fierce advocacy groups on why they want congress to eliminate obamacare's individual mandate penalty. this is bloomberg. ♪ ♪ sherry: this is "bloomberg markets: balance of power." i'm shery ahn. and i'm david gura. let's go to abigail doolittle. the dow, s&p and nasdaq trying -- trading higher. tech is rotation out of that we talked about last week was all but forgotten as the nasdaq rallies. if we dig into the sector portion of the s&p 500, technology is on top. let's take a lo
SFGTV
Dec 11, 2017 9:00am PST
through the california municipal utilities association and our publicly-owned eu timent capacity. we are -- utility capacity. i don't think the city took a position on the regionalization bill in the last session. but it's on the table in terms of one of the issues that we expect as mr. brooks said to see come back and it will go through the legislative position process that the city takes. >> do you see that coming in the next two months? or would it be at a timeframe that we could perhaps just direct staff to, i guess to add on to an existing -- you said that the regional body of ccas was -- >> the regional body of publicly-owned utilities. that's the california municipal utilities association. we're also members of the california community choice association. and this -- just to give you more information on this effort we jonlation ofregionalization of the grid is one of governor brown's pursuits. he sprung some changes changes on everyone in the last legislative session to accomplish this objective of his. but for the fact that it came late and surprised folks, i think it -- when the
BBC News
Dec 11, 2017 5:00pm GMT
on friday as a good deal. theresa may has updated mps on last week's talks that led to the eu agreeing to move the brexit negotiations onto trade. the prime minister talked about "a new sense of optimism" as she addressed the commons this afternoon. she said the uk would leave the eu and and orderly fashion. let's hear some of the debate now. the progress some of the debate now. the progress so far has required give—and—take from the uk and eu to move forward together and that is what we done. of course, nothing is agreed until everything is agreed. but there is, i believe, new sense of optimism in the talks. and ifully i believe, new sense of optimism in the talks. and i fully hope and expect that we will confirm the arrangements i set out today in the european later this week. 18 months on from the referendum result, the prime minister scraped through phase one of the negotiations. scraped through after 18 months. two months later than planned, with many of the key aspects of phase one is still not clear. this weekend, cabinet members have managed to contradict each othe
Bloomberg
Dec 11, 2017 12:00pm EST
netanyahu presented his country at again to her of eu security. conference, the eu foreign policy chief said jerusalem must be the capital of "both israel and palestine." russian president vladimir putin made a surprise visit to syria and made a point that troops should begin withdrawing. it is the first time that president clinton has been the russiannce he sent forces there to back president assad in the civil war. global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in over 120 countries. i am mark crumpton. this is bloomberg. shery: bitcoin has landed on wall street cou. cryptocurrency surged in its first session. we caught up with ed tilly on the appetite participants so far. >> at lunch, we had about 12 nonparticipants. those are registered traders. we are up to about 22. and we will not see clarity from that time, but we will see a big change. we will see that build over the days and weeks to come. shery: we are joined now with more on bitcoin. that fear shortselling at least for now. >> you can still short sell and i think you have to be a pretty b
CNBC
Dec 11, 2017 11:00am EST
worth $35 to $39 billion pounds to the eu is conditional upon agreeing to a future partnership with the eu bloc a number of european financials on the rise today, hsbc. the u.s. department of justice has dismissed deferred criminal charges against the bank related to money laundering and sanctions breaches about five years ago. ups and barclays also among the financials as you can see there in the green today a different story for the tech sector die dialogue semi, uber all lower today after an accounting irregularity, outside advisers, this is, of course, the parent company of the mattress firm companies in the united states, they are looking to shore up finances and, again, a lot of discussions with lenders, as well lots of stuff happening with steinhoff. back over to you >> yeah, we've been watching that for a week. pretty tough thank you, dom >>> when we return, bitcoin continuing to surge this morning after the first bitcoin futures contracts began trading last night on the cboe. litecoin founder charlie lee is going to join us next with his take on the bitcoin bonanza. more "squaw
Bloomberg
Dec 11, 2017 11:00am EST
something that is not legally enforceable. the eu referring to the deal as a gentleman's agreement. theresa may says as about the u.k. taxpayer will soon see the benefits of leaving the eu. turning us now is our market columnist for bloomberg gadfly. are there doubts out there after the reactions of the news on friday? what does it tell us, the movement down in yields and sterling falling? not read too much into the move down in gilt. cpi coming out tomorrow will probably show that we will be below 2.9. no letter needs to be written to mr. carney. at the end of the year, we have one small option link on wednesday. this is a good sign the deal is holding up. the gentleman's agreement shows to my mind that despite histrionics over the weekend, this is holding. that is quite a vote of confidence in u.k. markets. mark: he said nothing is off the table. that tends to be the labour party viewpoint on brexit. you wrote a piece last week, fear of corbyn is the biggest reason to bet on britain. what was the underlying thesis? donald can say what he wants to, but i don't think there is much
Bloomberg
Dec 11, 2017 10:00am EST
forecast is inh the brokerage for sterling. by march.cted at 11% talks with the eu on trade made progress -- failed to progress as quickly as hoped by strategists. that is the pound. home values in london are likely to fall another 2% in 2018, after a 1.8 percent drop this year. in december alone, prices fell by 3.7 percent in london, 2.6% nationally. that monfils least sees a seasonal slump. we have talked -- that month usually sees a seasonal slump. .his is the chart we are seeing some changes. lenders are in talks. under the talks, lenders wouldn't sell back until 2018. gettingan see, shares absolutely hammered in the last week, down by 80%. coming up, bitcoins wall street debut will track the cryptocurrency in today's feature in focus. this is bloomberg. ♪ ,"nouncer: "futures in focus welcom mark: live from bloomberg's new european headquarters in the city of london, i'm mark barton. vonnie: and i'm vonnie quinn. check out the bloomberg. you will see the contract of as much as 26% with two tempora trading halts be poor -- before ending. quite a beginning. julie: there is so
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2017 9:38am EST
, the rest of the world is not standing still. whether it's the eu finalizing its agreement with japan so it's pork producers get the access our pork producers fought so hard for or if it's australia's beef producers getting access to japan instead of our beef producers, that's happening in real-time. we are losing market share and losing jobs because people prefer to sit on the sideline rather than move ahead with the deal that would eliminate about 90% of all terrorists. >> mike, could you stay with the microphone, i'm in the give steve a two-minute right of reply. >> one of the big issues as we look toward 2018 between the u.s., canada and mexico, there is some speculation that you would be both better informed than me that the trump administration might even be considering ending nafta in trying to build up some kind of bilateral arrangement. this would be a significant point of departure for republicans and democrats over the past 23 years. what is your view on that? what is your sense of where the administration is going? >> clearly i'm not a spokesman for the administration so i
BBC News
Dec 11, 2017 2:00pm GMT
the brexit deal struck on friday in brussels. it‘s understood she‘ll say she expects eu leaders to agree to start talks about future trade and security at to start talks about future trade and security. to reason labour come to do a statement to mps giving them the latest on the brexit negotiations. i will talk to the shadow chancellor john mcdonnell. first, labour has been talking about the financial sector. you have pretty bold plans to shake things up. involving moving the bank of england? we commissioned a report from graham turner, independent consultant, to look at the finance sector and in ensuring investment in infrastructure, new technology, research and development, it is bold, the report. we need new structures, shiftyjuke investment board linked to the back of england and look at how we can direct investment more effectively. they are falling behind our competitors, particularly on research and development. the other issueis research and development. the other issue is whether the investment is going. a concern that most of the decision—making in whitehall, parliament
CNBC
Dec 11, 2017 9:00am EST
the approvals for which are forthcoming very shortly that being the eu and china, which will allow qualcomm to complete the deal, but what is also important for qualcomm to be able to complete the deal is that it get at least 80% of the shares tendered to it. that's why elliott's opposition to said tender at $110 is of importance because it along with large shareholders such as hedge funds and a number of others, might be able to have enough shares amongst them alone that prevent qualcomm from getting to that important 80% number we have been following this for many months. in fact, it was, i don't remember, may have been june or prior to that when i first pointed out the possibility that given the performance of nxp's peer group and its own underlying performance, there were many who were starting to at least claim that if you simply throw a market multiple or the peer group multiple on its earnings, you would get to a higher price, because its business overall has been doing fairly well. in a long presentation this morning available on a website they set up, elliott makes a simil
BBC News
Dec 11, 2017 1:30pm GMT
brussels, said the eu would not be changing its policy. it is time that the palestinians recognise the jewish state and it is time that the palestinians recognise thejewish state and also recognise thejewish state and also recognise thejewish state and also recognise the fact it has a capital, it is called jerusalem. i believe that even though we don't have an agreement yet, this is what will happen in the future i believe that all almost of the european countries will move their embassies tojerusalem, countries will move their embassies to jerusalem, recognise jerusalem as israel's capital, and engage robustly with us, for security, prosperity and peace. you know where the european union standards, believe the only realistic solution to the conflight between venus williams and palestinian is based on two state withjerusalem at palestinian is based on two state with jerusalem at the capital of both the state of israel and the state of british and irish lions this is our position, and we will continue to respect the international consensus on jerusalem, until the final status of the
LINKTV
Dec 11, 2017 5:30am PST
wants the eu to all of the u.s. lead and recognize jerusalem as israel's capital. it does not seem like that's going to be an easy sell in brussels. dave: i think that's an unlikely prospect in the short term. this is an awkward relationship. you could see it in the body language. she pointed out that an en route israeli prime mr. hasn't been here in 22 years. it was supposed to be a bilateral and the others joined on. it was an awkward relationship. we have not seen any movement from any eu countries to recognize all of jerusalem as israel's capital. even the czech republic is limiting their recognition. macron talked about freezing settlement construction in the west bank. will they push that agenda? read that's going to be among the discussions today. they will be looking for some kind of reassurance. there is an assurance that with jerusalem,ition of they are kind of stepping back from their neutral role in the peace talks. this is an opening for the european union. i think france might be looking to get more involved in some of these issues. that will be on the table today. ge
BBC News
Dec 11, 2017 1:00pm GMT
afternoon on the brexit deal struck on friday in brussels. it's understood she'll say she expects eu leaders to agree to start talks about future trade and security at a summit on thursday. our assistant political editor norman smith is in westminster. expected to talk of a new sense of optimism after friday. is there? i suspect theresa may thinks she is entitled to a little glass of christmas cheer, the odd mince pie, something odd is going on at westminster, here we are on the cusp ofa westminster, here we are on the cusp of a "brexit" statement, normally thatis of a "brexit" statement, normally that is the cue for eye gouging and shin kicking but today, everyone seems, well, kind of happy, they are 0k seems, well, kind of happy, they are ok with the deal that has been done by theresa may on friday, brexiteers think, having paid £39 billion, that isa think, having paid £39 billion, that is a lot but kind of enough, the european court has been marginalised, and the contentious phrase about regular to realignment between northern ireland and ireland, they believe it applies only to
Bloomberg
Dec 11, 2017 7:00am EST
decisions, the fed, ecb, and bank of england. vladimir putin will have his annual presser. an eu summit following the brexit breakthrough that happened last week. let's see what is making headlines outside the business world. emma: vladimir putin made a surprise visit to syria and ordered the withdrawal of russian troops there. he met with bashar assad, the first time putin has been to syria since he sent russian forces there in 2015. the french president says tosident trump's decision recognize jerusalem as his real's capital is a threat to peace. he met with benjamin netanyahu in paris. netanyahu disagrees with macron . president trump will make closing arguments on republican tax cuts on monday. this these will take place in washington. house and senate negotiators are trying to work out the differences between the two versions of the tax bill. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i am emma chandra. this is bloomberg. alix: we have breaking news concerning a commodity hedge fund. commodity hedge fund special
BBC News
Dec 11, 2017 11:00am GMT
expects eu leaders to agree to start talks about future trade and security at a summit on thursday. the prime minister will insist she has not caved in to brussels over the so—called divorce bill. we can go live to downing street and assistant political editor norman smith. is the sense of optimism the dominant mood because there had been less tha n dominant mood because there had been less than optimistic rumblings about all of this. i think it's a mixture of optimism and relief. let's be honest, at the of last week it looked like mrs may could be going into a real brexit car crash with the dup playing hardball. now we have a situation where pretty much all sides are pretty happy. it's a very unusual state of affairs when it comes to brexit, but the brexiteers are by and large 0k because they think the deal, while it involves a lot of money, isn't too much money. the european court still has a row, but it is time—limited. and in terms of this very contentious phrase, regulatory alignment between northern ireland and ireland, they are trying not to get too steamed up about it becaus
CNBC
Dec 11, 2017 5:00am EST
actually transplanting their eu operations from london to other parts of the eu, most of them haven't found a single city in the eu which they can move everything to. so banks like say goldman sachs is vying to do paris, but also frankfurt. jpmorgan is doing frankfurt, paris, amsterdam, and morgan stanley is doing frankfurt, paris, dublin as well. most banks are looking at moving from london to multiple sites in the eu because they think no single eu city has the capacity to take all of their eu operations in london, they do have the capacity to have a large portion of their eu operations together, and that brings with it significant economies of scale, both for things like capitals. if you have the markets operations, you have some capital synergy if you have everything from the uk and eu in one entity, but there are other things like literally helping everyone under a single roof creates efficiencies also, their people want to stay in london. the infrastructure around the financial service center is in london, so there are a lot of compelling arguments there are some counters to tha
BBC News
Dec 11, 2017 9:00am GMT
moving them to the next phase. she will say she expects eu leaders to agree to start talks about future trade and security at a summit on thursday. the prime minister will insist she has not caved in to brussels over the so—called divorce bill. the most destructive of the wildfires raging in southern california has expanded significantly, scorching an area larger than new york city. 4,000 firefighters have been called up to tackle flames which are now threatening the coastal city of santa barbara. hundreds of buildings have been destroyed and damaged and 200,000 people have had to flee their homes. in a further sign of reform in saudi arabia, the government has announced that public cinemas will be allowed in the country from early next year. cinema—going is currently very restricted in the ultra—conservative islamic kingdom. it's the latest in a number of reforms promoted by crown prince mohammed bin salman, including the lifting of the ban on women drivers. the guitarist with the american rock band queens of the stone age has apologised after a photographer was kicked in the hea
Bloomberg
Dec 11, 2017 4:00am EST
may's fragile truce as her deal faces scrutiny in brussels today as her cabinet meets. but are the eu and downing street on the same page? good morning, everyone. this is "bloomberg surveillance ," and i'm francine lacqua, alongside mark barton. the french ministry of finance is discussing funding plans to put a stop to climate change. we'll be speaking exclusively to the french finance minister in about 30 minutes. a little later t, we will be laurent to th mignon. mark: the stoxx 600, the best run since november 1. you look at sterling trading lower against the dollar. it fell last week, falling today as investors and analysts tilde into the agreements that took place on friday -- analysts delve into the agreements that took place on friday. any's to be rubberstamped by the european council this week. we have got the fed, the ecb and boe all unveiling their ate decisions. only the fed is expected to move on policy, raising rates. it's expected by 25 basis poin ts. gold is rising today, up by .1$. let's get the bloomberg first word news. reporter: french president macron says donald
CNBC
Dec 11, 2017 4:00am EST
brexit talks the statement will come after the eu commission president claims sufficient progress has been made in the negotiations. friday's agreement was a major boost to the prime minister, who has faced infighting amongst her cabinet. the prime minister's statement will come after a cabinet meeting later this morning >>> and the uk will aim for a trade deal with the eu that would top canada's pact with the customs union, according to brexit secretary david davis, who described his preferred deal with the eu as canada plus, plus, plus speaking on the bbc, davis also out lines his desire to sign a deal shortly after the uk leaves the eu in 2019. >> the first thing is, we want an overarching free trade deal, which has no tariffs, all right? so you don't have to negotiate every tariff law it takes a long time secondly, we start in full alignment. we start in complete convergence. the odds, as it were, against a wto will drop dramatically. >> the british chambers of commerce has cut its economic outlook for the next two years the group expects inflation to continue rising over that per
BBC News
Dec 11, 2017 8:30am GMT
eu summit will ta ke later this week the eu summit will take place in brussels. businesses across europe, of course, are following the talks closely. that includes the airline industry and the bbc‘s correspondent spoke to the account and ceo of the dutch airline, klm and asked him how crucial a brexit deal was for european carriers. for klm, the uk is an extremely important market. swerve out of amsterdam 16 destinations in the uk and swerve more cities in the uk if amsterdam by klm than ba does out of london heathrow. it underlines the releva nce london heathrow. it underlines the relevance of the uk market for us. if we look to the brexit, obviously, it will create a complicated picture even more complicated picture for the uk carriers as compared to the european carriers. so, we need to see what the exact structure is going to be. and there is a lot of unclarity. there is unclarity with the various parties and stakeholders as to how it will look like and clearly for us, as a business, clarity is an extremely important thing to get going forward. what would be the ideal scenar
CNN
Dec 11, 2017 12:00am PST
ago at an eu meeting in brussels. >> for 3,000 years, jerusalem has been the capital of the jewish people. from the time established by king david, well documented in the history of the bible, and the aftermath when jews in the ghetto of europe whispered next year in jerusalem, next year in jerusalem. we never lost our connection. yet that connection is denied in the u.n. forms and unesco and laughable decisions that seek to deny history and seek to deny historical truth. >> we're joined by ian lee in jerusalem. ian, five days after mr. trump's decision hour, do israeli officials, first among them benjamin netanyahu there, feel about the level of pushback that they're seeing? >> well, cyril, i don't think any of them would look at what is going on and be surprised about the pushback because they've heard strong warns from arab leaders, from regional leaders about the united states making this unilateral move and decision by declaring jerusalem the capital of israel. but at the same time this is something they feel very comfortable weathering. they got what they wanted. this is some
Bloomberg
Dec 11, 2017 2:30am EST
reached with the eu will that start to unravel? there is a big cabinet meeting later this morning. we will talk about that next. this is bloomberg. ♪ ♪ 12 minutes into the equity market session. let us look at some of the market -- some of the stocks on the move. steinhoff. definitely on the move. up about 18% this morning. the company has said it is in talks with the bank. the standstill accord would until 2018.ock sale the market seems to me liking what it is hearing. and you can see the kind of volatility that we have seen with this stock. it has crashed lower. move in no way compensates for that. you can see the five-day story which is now moving to the outside but a small move on the five-day chart. 18%. it is that tiny little dot you can see on the right-hand side of your screen. it gives you the sense of the dramatic drop we have seen around all of this. let us show you what is going on in the wider screen. steinhoff does feature but we are also seeing some movement systems.e ba that is on the back of the decision by qatar. steinhoff is the leading story. if i were to p
expired. now recognize the gentleman from california. eu: thank you, madam chair. thank you director wray for being here. i want the american people to know when you served in the administration of president george w. bush, you received the edmund randolph award for leadership and public service. not only have you served the american people, have you served us well. thank you. earlier today, you stated that donald trump has not asked you to take a loyalty oath. if donald trump were to ask you later today or sometime in the future to take a loyalty oath to him, would you do so? dir. wray: the only loyalty oath i take is the one that i took when i was sworn in to this job , which is a loyalty to the constitution and the laws of the united states. mr. lieu: thank you. that is the right answer. i asked that same exact question to attorney general sessions last month. he did not give that answer. i commend you for understanding that your loyalty is to the constitution, the laws and the american people, not whoever happens to be president at the time. so thank you for recognizing
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of the transition eu economy. instabilityu have within the u.k. and the possibility of a general election and a change of government. could you have a situation where that level of uncertainty whereby itonfidence is not do to what happened in 9076? -- in 1976? it is a different issue. of english isk hawkish at times, even though it is deteriorating. anna: there is no election scheduled in the near-term, but there could be. how would you react if we did see a labor government? they have been reaching out to business on many fronts. how do you balance those things? david: in practice, i think it is a difficult thing to do with a great deal of confidence ahead of where you have this intensity of a general election and actually see what policy priorities an incoming government actually will have. apparentecoming more is the labor opposition is turning -- is starting to put together a softer brexit coherent becoming more and credible in that regard. that would be positive for sterling assets. on the other side, still some skepticism across a lot of businesses and within finance as to
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Dec 11, 2017 6:00am GMT
"give and take" between the uk and the eu in order to move on to trade talks. theresa may is expected to say that she isn't seeking a hard or soft brexit but a "bold new partnership." our political correspondent chris mason is in westminster. chris, how significant is this agreement for theresa may? when she comes into the cabinet meeting, do you think she will have a p9p meeting, do you think she will have a pep in her step? i think she will. that is a nice rhyme, for 6:10am on a monday morning. i think she will, because it could have been very different. we could have been here this morning talking about how either the whole thing had unravelled, or she hadn't yet got a deal. she does have a deal. that is not to say it is the end of the politics. there are disagreements in cabinet about the next stage of the negotiations which are yet to be given a proper discussion, within cabinet, about exactly what flavour of brexit, if you like, the uk should sign up to in the end. but it was a triumph for her on friday, playing out as it was here on brea kfast playing out as it was here on brea
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Dec 11, 2017 5:45am GMT
"canada plus plus plus" trade deal with the eu which would also involve the best of trade agreements with japan and south korea. the gulf news looks at the continuing fall out following the whitehouse announcement to recognise jerusalem as the capital of israel. in a tweet the ruler of dubai shaikh mohammad bin rashid al maktoum said jerusalem is the core of a just and peaceful solution to the palestinian issue and is fundamental to the region's stability. the business guardian focuses on bitcoin where the first trades in the volatile crypto—currency have kicked off on the chicago futures exchange. the futures are an alternative to the largely unregulated crypto—currency exchanges that have been plagued by cyber—security and fraud issues. and finally, the white stuff takes centre stage on the front of the independent, as heavy snowstorms sweep throughout the uk. the weather caused chaos at heathrow and other airports causing british airways to cancel 50,000 flights. with me isjonathan charles who's managing director of communications at the european bank for reconstruction. iam firm
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Dec 11, 2017 5:30am GMT
very much. later this week, the eu summit will take place in brussels, where leaders of the member countries will meet and discuss brexit. the eu countries will decide whether to open the next phase of brexit talks on future trade and transition terms. i think we know they will. businesses across europe are following the talks very closely including airlines. the bbc‘s sameer hashmi spoke to pieter elbers, the president and chief executive of dutch airline klm, and began by asking him how crucial was a brexit deal for european carriers. for klm it is an extremely important market with 16 destinations in the uk. we serve more cities in the uk from amsterdam than ba does out of london heathrow, so it underlines the relevance of the uk market. then if we look to the brexit, obviously it will create a complicated picture, even more complicated picture, even more complicated picture for the uk carriers as compared to the european carriers. so we need to see what the exact structure is going to be and i think there is still a lot of pieter elbers clarity on that, with various parties a
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Dec 11, 2017 12:00am EST
billion pound divorce payment was complete nonsense. he rejected any payment and said that eu could go whistle, that was the foreign ministry. can the prime minister put before the house a fully itemized account of that could independently audited by the budget security on any proposed payment? prime minister we have not agreed -- we're at the point of progressing to the next stage. nothing is agreed until everything is agreed. it won't be agreed until we have the whole of the deal agreed. i have to say to the right, honorable gentleman, he asked me questions about hard borders. half the labor market once the -- once to stay in the single party and the other half once to leave. speaker: corbyn! jeremy corbyn 18 months since : the referendum, no answers to the question. today they have not yet concluded phase one, no answers du be questions, and the appears to be ruling the roost and telling her what to do. whether it is brexit, the national health service, health care, our rail services, rising child poverty, or universal credits, growing pension property, this government is unable
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Dec 11, 2017 5:00am GMT
he faces renewed pressure from european leaders. he's due at an informal breakfast with eu foreign ministers shortly. the talks come after mr neta nyahu's meeting with the french president on sunday. emmanuel macron called on him to freeze settlement building and to re—engage with the palestinians. thousands of firefighters in california are trying to halt wildfires which are moving nearer to santa barbara and other settlements along the coast. the thomas fire, as it's known, has become one of the largest in the state's history. it has destroyed nearly 800 houses and damaged an area greater than that of new york city. thousands of romanians have joined protests against reforms to the country's justice system. demonstrations have taken place every sunday for the past six weeks in bucharest and other cities. the governing social democrats hope to pass the changes by the end of the year. their critics say the plans will undermine romania's progress against corruption. france's conservative party, the republicans, have elected a new leader who's expected to take them further to the r
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Dec 10, 2017 11:00pm EST
britain maintaining regulatory alignment with the eu does not mean they can set different rules. he raised the question about how binding the deal is. by theion was reinforced northern ireland secretary who said nothing is agreed until everything is agreed. party is debating moving some of the boe's operations to birmingham if it wins power in the next general election. the plan is aimed at spreading investment across the country by oneed on analysis economist who found that britain's financial system is failing to deliver the investment needed in its high-tech sector. we will speak to john mcdonnell later on monday. kuwait's oil minister says opec and its allies including russia may end of their production curbs before 2019 if the market rebalances by june. istold bloomberg that russia keen to end the deal as early as possible. he also said opec will study an exit strategy at its midyear meeting. the partners agree to curb production until the end of next year at their meeting. global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries.
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Dec 11, 2017 3:30am GMT
to start talking about the terms on which the eu will trade with the uk after it leaves 15 months from now. on tuesday, the democratic unionists, from northern ireland, on whose ten mps the conservative government depends for its survival, objected. it took until breakfast time on friday for the british prime minister to provide the reassurances that allowed the dup to withdraw its objection — at least for now. agnes, is there a sense in brussels, do you think, it is good to get a deal with theresa may because if they don't, we might end up dealing with a different british prime minister, one who is considerably less willing to do a deal? it is good to do a deal, i will rejoice, as the sun newspaper said this morning. the daily telegraph, which is also a brexit newspaper, says it is capitulation. another person said it is fudge. on the irish border, definitely fudge. if it is victory for theresa may, i wouldn't want to see what defeat looks like. finally we have an agreement to go further. it took 18 months. that was the easy bit. 0k. there is less than a year, i repeat, less th
of all that it iszens agreed as soon as possible. this is why i asked the eu leaders to mandate our negotiators to start immediately. second, we want to begin discussions with the u.k. in order to explore the british vision of its future relationship with the eu. offar we have heard a number various ideas. clarity on howre the u.k. sees our future relations after it has left the single market and customs union. i would propose our negotiator to start productive talks with our british friends about this problem. we are ready to start preparing a close eu-u.k. partnership in trade, but also in the fight against terrorism and international crime, as well as security, defense, and foreign policy. of thes to happen come european council will have to adopt additional guidelines next year. while being satisfied with today's agreement, which is obviously the personal success of prime minister theresa may, let us from are the most difficult challenge is still ahead. we all know that breaking up is hard, but breaking up and building a new relation is much harder. brexit referendum, i year and
u.k. citizens living in that eu. one million-- the e.u. they will have their rights and enforced by british court. they will go on living their lives as before. i was clear in florence we are going to honor our decisions. we have now agreed a settlement for the british taxpayer. it means that in the future will -- we will invest more in priorities such as home, such as housing, schools, and nhs. in northern ireland, we will guarantee there will be no hard border. we will uphold the belfast agreement. we will continue to preserve the constitutional and economic integrity of the united kingdom. we have taken time this week to strengthen and clarify this part of the agreement, following discussions with unionists in northern ireland and across the u.k. we spoke yesterday and we both committed that there should be no barriers. i believe this agreement delivers that. to underline the importance, i am writing to the people of northern ireland to set out our approach. millions of jobs depend on the future trading relationship we will determine. i am optimistic about discussions ahead. in t
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Dec 11, 2017 2:30am GMT
not acceptable. scotland did not vote to leave the eu. the best solution is to stay. however, in a case of continued move towards brexit, there is overwhelming support in parliament and across this country to remain in scotland in this union. i think therefore it is time for all of us, both here in scotland and across the uk, at this crucial time to speak out for what is in everybody‘s interest and reject a hard brexit. we cannot allow different parts of the uk to be more favorably treated than others. if one part of the uk is granted continued participation in the single market and customs union, we expect the same offer. well, the state of the negotiations was raised the next day by the labour leader at prime minister's questions. is the prime minister ready to clearly outline what the position is now with regards to the irish border? i'm very happy to outline my position on the irish border. it is exactly the same position that i talked about in the lancashire house speech, that we have taken consistently into negotiations, which is that we will ensure that there is no hard bo
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Dec 11, 2017 1:30am GMT
european union, if there's no final trade deal with the eu. here's our political correspondent iain watson. was the strain beginning to show? this was the prime minister on her early morning dash to brussels on friday. there was relief all round that talks could move on to trade, but serious challenges lie ahead. the eu has called for more clarity about what kind of future relationship britain wants. today, the brexit secretary tried to give it. canada plus, plus, plus would be one way of putting it. so what on earth does that mean? well, canada has negotiated a wide—ranging trade deal which gets rid of most tariffs on goods exported to the eu, but it doesn't cover everything. a canada—plus deal would also include financial services, a vital part of the uk economy, and could well cover employment rights too. if you look at any free—trade deal, what you see is agreement on where product standards normally comply. that's what it comes down to. sometimes, you see other things. in the free—trade deal between europe and canada, they say on labour standards, they will not go below the il
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Dec 10, 2017 8:00pm EST
theresa may told a senior eu official that she consider brexit to be a temporary separation, not a permanent divorce. is a step towards common sense. >> this was a sensible move forward. i think it lessens the prospects because peoplet are long last having to get real. there are all sorts of people who live in the u.k. who are europeans and you have to sort out rights with them. it looks like the free movement of people will be inevitable. the divorce bill looks really high. they said it would be $350 million a week for the national health service, which was nonsense, but now they have had to realize and accept the possibility of a hard border in soland is an impossibility, a move has been made there, but it is a grand fudge. there is lots of infighting within the conservative party and the coalition government. it is a step to common sense and towards soft brexit, but the way i would describe it after listening to the comments on friday, the coalition government and the members are fighting with each other like ferrets in a sack. if you think back to the uncertainty of little whil
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Dec 10, 2017 6:35pm EST
lot to a pilot because you always have a place to land. eu don't have the same problem as aviators when you are upcountry -- you don't have the same problem as aviators when you are upcountry. helicopter company's mission is to pick up troops. you can get eight americans in the old huey. it's the symbol of vietnam, if you will. we fly them from point a to point b, which is wherever they want to go tactically. an armedd to be helicopter pilot. we flew in light fire teams, two helicopters. escort.ur mission to if they took any kind of fire, we were to protect the transport helicopter. time, when we inserted troops into a landing , there may be preparatory fire, artillery, air, or gunships. based on the intelligence picture we had. not muchuntil august, happened. i can remember the first time i really got into it was 10 august, because that's the day my son was born, my first child. from august until the end of summer, routine acts, and it did not heat up until december of that year. early december, we had a couple of very large scale fights. we saw large numbers of -- they were not n
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Dec 10, 2017 11:30pm GMT
asked the government if they can remain within eu rules. the foreign secretary borisjohnson is also pictured in iran as he tries to secure the release of britons jailed there. the times focuses on brexit and ireland's unhappiness over comments by david davis that a hard border on the island is a statement of intent‘ rather than a cast iron guarantee. the daily telegraph leads with news that 10—year—olds are being asked if they feel comfortable with their gender in an official nhs health study. and the express warns of more cold weather to come — it says we are to experience arctic conditions in the run up to christmas day. let's start with the metro and the front page about the biggest fall in house prices for five years. tony? according to reports, the average asking prices tumbled in a month 8000 average and 23,000 in london. for people looking to get into housing, this may appear to be good news but it is still a sellers market as it has been for decades. actually prices will continue to rise next year but may rise less slowly. all in all, it's marginally good news for pe
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Dec 10, 2017 6:00pm EST
little bit more about brexit, the u.k. is rejecting claims that theresa may told a senior eu official that she considers brexit to be a temporary separation, not a permanent divorce. the president of the european parliament said he has spoken to theresa may before friday's deal, and says it does not recognize those statements. at the infog a look we got on friday, you have been saying you are waiting from any good news on brexit. did we get it? danny: well, a little bit. this was a sensible move forward. it lessens the prospect of a , because people at long last are having to get real. of people whorts live in the u.k. who are european. you have to sort out rights for them, it looks like free movement of people is almost going to be inevitable. the divorce bill looks really high. brexit people seem not to have thought this through. they have had to realize and accept that the possibility of a hard border in ireland is an impossibility. a move has been made there, but fudge.a grand lots of infighting in the conservative party and coalition government. i think it is a step forward, a st
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Dec 10, 2017 11:00pm GMT
still refuse to pay its divorce bill if it doesn't get a trade deal with the eu. also coming up: city are celebrating in the manchester derby. as guardiola's men set a new premier league record, to go 11 points clear at the top of the table. at at 11:30, we'll bring you the paper review with the parliamentaryjournalist tony grew and journalist and broadcaster caroline frost. good evening and welcome to bbc news. heavy snow fell across much of the uk today, causing disruption on the roads, to air travel, and on the railways. hundreds of flights were cancelled or delayed at a number of airports, including at heathrow, birmingham, and in belfast. there were problems for rail passengers, while the police warned motorists to travel only if absolutely necessary. the met office says it's the heaviest snowfall to hit parts of the uk in four years. tomorrow hundreds of schools in the midlands, gloucestershire and shropshire will be closed. the forecast is of freezing conditions. 0ur correspondent richard lister reports from beaconsfield, in buckinghamshire. much of britain looked like a
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Dec 10, 2017 10:30pm GMT
pay its divorce bill if it doesn't get a trade deal with the eu. disgraced celebrity publicist max clifford has died in hospital at the age of 7a. he had been serving an eight—year sentence for historical sex offences. qatar has signed a £6 billion arms deal with the british defence contractor, bae systems. it includes the confirmation of a large order of fighterjets. hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are the parliamentary journalist tony grew and entertainment reporter caroline frost. tomorrow's front pages... the metro leads with the heavy snow that's caused travel chaos in many areas of the uk today. it also has news that the average house price has dropped. the ft leads with brexit — it says britain's chemicals and pharmacutical industries have asked the government if they can remain within eu rules. the foreign secretary borisjohnson is also pictured in iran with the country's president as he tries to secure the release of a briton jailed there. the times leads with brexit negotiations and ireland's unhappines
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Dec 10, 2017 5:00pm EST
european parliament said he had spoken to theresa may before friday's deal with the eu, and says it does not recognize the deal. sterling rose in the run-up to the deal, but later fell back somewhat. nigel farage told bloomberg that the government is only a reluctant driver of brexit. a surrender.like we are paying a huge sum of money, allowing a foreign court to have jurisdiction over country, committing ourselves to make you -- to regulatory similarity, so we can be compared it. we have done all of this in return for nothing. they will now just talk to us about perhaps having a trade deal. brexit, and this is very much for the business community to think about, we voted brexit because we wanted to be able to be more competitive with our european neighbors, to make our own laws in our own sectors, we voted brexit because we wanted to be able to go global. the problem with the timeline we are on is at the earliest, the first time we can sign a trade deal with the usa or anybody else, the end of 2021, a full six years after we voted exit dude -- voted brexit. n you make the u.k. more comp
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