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EU and Canada sign Ceta free trade deal

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau flies in to sign controversial treaty in Brussels as alarm in UK mounts over complexities of post-Brexit trade deals<p>The EU and Canada signed a free trade deal on Sunday that was almost derailed last week by objections from French-speaking Belgians , exposing the …

Boardroom bosses advised to meet workers to justify pay practices

Legal & General puts forward proposals to tackle wage inequality but falls short of backing PM’s call to put workers on boards<p>Boardroom bosses should meet employees every year to justify pay practices, according to proposals put forward by one the City’s biggest fund managers as it warned that wage …

Facebook tracks scary-specific details about your life. Here's what it knows

As the saying goes: “if you aren’t being sold, you are the product.” Nowhere is this more true than on Facebook.<p>The social network boasts nearly two billion users, and offers a staggering amount of free content that keeps most of us engaged hours each day. And in the future, it’s looking to further …

InterAct

Facebook's new Page sections help small businesses actually make money

Having a Facebook page is virtually essential for modern businesses, and now they might be able to reap some new benefits from it too. Facebook is rolling out two new sections to promote both goods and services that merchants sell on the platform.<p>The Shop section lets businesses list products …

Dylann Roof case: Defense lawyers file challenge to federal death penalty

<b>(CNN) —</b> Defense attorneys of the accused killer Dylann Roof filed a legal challenge to the U.S. death penalty on Monday night.<p>Roof's attorneys filed the motion stating that they would drop the challenge if prosecutors dropped their pursuit of the death sentence in his case.<p>Roof, 22, is accused of …

Dylann Roof

Indonesia executes four convicted drug offenders

<b>Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN) —</b> Indonesia executed four convicted drug offenders by firing squad early Friday, the country's deputy attorney general said.<p>Noor Rachmad told reporters outside the Nusakambangan prison in central Java that authorities have not decided when 10 other prisoners are set to be …

Asia

Queensland youth detention just as bad as Northern Territory: Aboriginal barrister - PM - ABC Radio

MARK COLVIN: An Indigenous barrister in Queensland alleges the treatment of children in youth detention centres in his state is just as bad as that …

Australia

Business borrowing falls for first time this year

Uncertainty over Brexit and interest rates have seen company credit requests slump by value of more than £500m<p>Business borrowing dropped for the first time in 2016 last month, as UK companies delayed investment decisions because of uncertainty created by the EU referendum.<p>Mortgage borrowing also …

BREXIT FALLOUT: 'It is very possible that the long bull market in real estate is over'

Stockbroker Peel Hunt is warning that “long bull market” in UK property could be at an end thanks to the Brexit vote and is predicting a huge …

European banks prepare for possible shockwaves from stress test results

Checks could expose scale of weakness in world’s oldest bank, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, as analysts bemoan test’s limitations<p>Europe’s biggest banks are braced for the outcome of financial health checks that could expose the extent of the weaknesses of the world’s oldest bank, Monte dei Paschi di …

Privatisations 'increase prices - let's just call it out'

The head of the competition regulator has called out governments for blatantly structuring asset sales to maximise profits at the expense of …

Australia

Andy Albury: Killer warns he's 'waiting for the right weapon' at jail review

A prisoner dubbed by media as the Northern Territory's "Hannibal Lecter" has appeared in the Supreme Court threatening misbehaviour and violence …

Brexit fallout – the economic impact in six key charts

How the shock referendum result has affected sterling, stocks and shares<p>Britain’s surprise decision to quit the European Union at the 23 June referendum sent shockwaves across global markets, triggered a political crisis in the UK, and pushed the economy into uncharted waters.<p>Here are six key …