Why Is Growth Slowing in China? — Global Issues

Source: World Development Indicators Opinion by Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Vladimir Popov (berlin and kuala lumpur) Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Inter Press Service BERLIN and KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (IPS) – China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 14%. Since then, its growth rate has declined by more than half to 6.6% in 2018. The five-year […]

Jim Smith, former Derby, Oxford and Portsmouth manager, dies aged 79

Former QPR manager Jim Smith has died at the age of 79, the Championship club have announced. After a long playing career, Smith made his mark as a manager including leading Birmingham into the First Division and taking Oxford into the top flight. He also served as LMA chief executive before returning to management and […]

Macron urges EU to move quickly on Brexit talks after UK election

Emmanuel Macron (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) Macron urges EU to move quickly on Brexit talks after UK election Independent.ie French President Emmanuel Macron has called on the European Union to move forward quickly on Brexit talks after the UK’s General Election on Thursday. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/macron-urges-eu-to-move-quickly-on-brexit-talks-after-uk-election-38771518.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article38771515.ece/5b23d/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_3ef8397b-b11f-4938-a34a-cd53c328d53c_1 Email French President Emmanuel Macron has called on the European Union […]

Arsenal manager news LIVE: Gunners ‘approach’ Paulo Sousa, Carlo Ancelotti ‘set to leave Napoli TODAY’

Ljungberg’s Arsenal audition isn’t a test of his coaching prowess   It is unfortunate for Freddie Ljungberg that he continues to be a hostage to fortune in his own job interview. The Swede’s hopes of succeeding Unai Emery on a permanent basis depend on his players producing flashes of inspiration like the nine-minute spell which […]

Newsletter: Why the death of OC Weekly matters

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, Dec. 10, and I’m writing from Los Angeles. Get our Essential California newsletter On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, Orange County’s storied alt weekly abruptly announced its own demise in a tweet. After nearly a quarter-century raising hell behind the Orange Curtain, OC Weekly would […]

Farmers protest at Musgrave centre in Co Kildare

Farmers have gathered outside the Musgrave distribution centre in Kilcock, Co Kildare, as part of protests calling for a rise in beef prices. The picket, organised by the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA), follows demonstrations outside the Tesco central distribution centre in Dublin on Monday and the Aldi distribution centre last week. Protesters gathered in Kilcock […]