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Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Meng Wanzhou has said she will contest allegations of fraud Donald Trump says he could intervene in the case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou if it helps to avoid a further decline in US relations with China."Whatever's good for this country, I would do," the US president said.Ms Meng, the…
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The Germans solving rising rents with people power

Image caption The residents of Ligsalz8 believe they have found the answer to the expensive cost of renting in Munich Despairing of rising prices, some Germans are taking matters into their own hands to secure long-term, cheap, and stable rents.Rents in Munich's trendy Westend district have soared in recent years. The former working-class neighbourhood, home…
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Streets with UK's slowest and fastest broadband named

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption One in eight homes had download speeds below 5Mbps, according to uSwitch A village street in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire, has been named as the slowest for broadband internet, according to an annual survey.The study said homes on Greenmeadows Park averaged just 0.14 megabits per second (Mbps).The fastest spot, by contrast,…
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Manchester clothing firm lodges trademark claim against Bentley Motors

Image copyright Stefano Guidi/Getty Image caption Bentley Motors says it has been selling clothing for more than 30 years without being confused for any other brand A business has launched a legal claim against Bentley Motors over the ownership of a clothing trademark.Brandlogic, owner of Manchester-based Bentley 1962 clothing, is seeking an injunction to stop…
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France 'Gilets Jaunes': Spending cuts to fund Macron concessions

Image copyright EPA Image caption Bruno Le Maire (R) insisted France aimed to meet its European Union budget commitments Measures to defuse France's yellow-vest protests will cost €10bn (£9bn; $11bn), says Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire.That money will be offset by cuts in other government spending, he says.Mr Le Maire, speaking a day after President…
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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 Street Journal (WSJ) reports.Amazon reportedly believed the staff, in India, China and the US, had abused their access…