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Jaguar Land Rover to test self-driving valet parking on Britain's streets
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) was showcasing self-driving valet technology on Britain's streets on Thursday which allows a car to find a space and park itself.
Britain unveils new fintech plans, including cryptocurrencies
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will announce a task force on Thursday to exploit the technology underpinning cryptoassets, such as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, as part of new plans to help fintech companies to find more customers.
Last three years hottest on record, severe weather hits 2018: U.N.
OSLO (Reuters) - The past three years were the hottest on record and heat waves in Australia, freak Arctic warmth and water shortages in Cape Town are extending harmful weather extremes in 2018, the United Nations said on Thursday.
UPDATE 2-China partially wins WTO case over Obama-era U.S. tariffs
GENEVA, March 21 (Reuters) - The United States did not fully comply with a 2014 ruling against its anti-subsidy tariffs on a range of Chinese products, a World Trade Organization compliance panel said in a ruling on Wednesday that either side can appeal within 20 days.
EU leaders to weigh how to talk trade with Trump as tariffs loom
BRUSSELS, March 22 (Reuters) - EU leaders will consider on Thursday how best to enter trade dialog with U.S. President Donald Trump, whose planned tariffs on steel and aluminum have threatened to trigger a trade war.
New coal plants falling but not enough to meet Paris target - study
ROME, March 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of coal-fired power plants built worldwide fell steeply over the past two years, but emissions are too high to keep global warming within relatively safe levels, campaigners said on Thursday.
RPT-GRAPHIC-Designed in California, made in China: how the iPhone skews U.S. trade deficit
SHANGHAI, March 21 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump often tweets from his iPhone about pressuring China to address its $375 billion trade surplus with the United States. But a closer look at the Apple smartphone reveals how the headline figure is distorted.
Manchester United apply to establish professional women's team
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United have applied to the Football Association to establish a professional team in the second tier of the Women's Super League, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.
Britain to seek EU condemnation of Russia over nerve agent attack
BRUSSELS, March 22 (Reuters) - Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May will seek on Thursday to persuade EU leaders to condemn Russia over what London says was a nerve agent attack in England directed by Moscow but she must overcome resistance within the bloc from Russia's allies.
USTR declines to confirm Brazil's claim that U.S. will suspend tariffs
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Wednesday the United States would suspend steel and aluminum tariffs on the South American nation pending negotiations, but the office of the U.S. Trade Representative would not confirm that claim.
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