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Brexit could halve EU exports to Britain: German study

Companies on both sides of the English Channel could be charged more than €15bn in tariffs, and UK-EU trade reduced up to 50 percent in the long-term, a study from the IW institute in Cologne said on Tuesday. The automotive industry would be most affected with one-fifth UK tariffs paid by the German automotive industry and the British automotive industry paying one-third of EU tariffs.

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Trump and Kurz: not best friends, after all

The visit of Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz to the White House on Wednesday showed that the current rift in transatlantic relations is deepening by the day.

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EU commission appeals Dieselgate ruling

The Court of Justice of the EU annulled legislation which relaxed toxic emission limits for cars. EU commissioner Bienkowska said the commission will appeal.

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