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Jeremy Corbyn Labour Party conference speech to focus on economy instead of Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn is set to denounce ‘greed-is good capitalism’ as he sets out plans for a radical reshaping of the UK economy, including a ‘green jobs revolution’ to create 400,000 skilled posts. In his keynote speech to Labour’s annual conference in Liverpool on Wednesday, Mr Corbyn will accuse ‘the political and corporate establishment’ of propping up the financial system which ...

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Future of Instagram Pivotal for Facebook

San Francisco — When Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger sold Instagram to Facebook in 2012, the photo-sharing startup’s fiercely loyal fans worried about what would happen to their beloved app under the social media giant’s wings.None of their worst fears materialized. But now that its founders have ann……

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EU, Iran set financial “vehicle” to ease trade between them

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Five world powers and Iran agreed late Monday to establish a financial facility in the European Union to facilitate payments for Iranian imports and exports including oil, a key move sought by Tehran following the U.S. pullout from the 2015 nuclear deal and its re-imposition of sanctions. Foreign ministers from Britain, France, Germany, Russia, China and ...

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Tunisia president ends alliance with Ennahda

TUNIS – Efforts to rescue Tunisia’s ailing economy face the prospect of fresh turmoil after the president declared his alliance with moderate Islamists at an end, deepening divisions in a fragile coalition managing the country’s transition from autocracy. Political analysts say Monday evening’s announcement by President Beji Caid Essebsi could make it difficult for the government to enact tough economic ...

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