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Cameron Capitulates: Government Faced With Tory Rebellion Backs Off TTIP Battle

Faced with becoming only the second British Prime Minister in a century to be defeated on his Queen’s Speech, David Cameron has avoided embarrassment by surrendering to the demands of eurosceptic Tory rebels over protecting the National Health Service (NHS) from the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal.

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Revealed: Greece Could Scupper TTIP In Argument Over Cheese

The Greek government is ready to veto the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal unless its feta cheese industry receives special protections. A document from the country’s Ministry of Economy, seen by Euractiv.com, says Athens is not optimistic about

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TTIP Deal Thrown Into Doubt By German Frustration At Lack Of U.S. Concessions

A senior government minister in Germany has cast doubt on the future of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) because of reluctance from the U.S. to make “any serious concessions”. Germany’s Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Christian Schmidt, has accused the U.S. of having

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TRENDING: TTIP Is Rocketing Up The Global Agenda, Bigger Than TPP

The Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – the so-called “free trade” deal between the European Union (EU) and the United States is rocketing up the global agenda with a latest Google Trends result showing that TTIP overtook the Trans-Pacific

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Vote Brexit Or Lose The NHS, Top Cancer Specialist Warns

Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) will be in severe danger if Britain does not vote to leave the European Union (EU), a top cancer specialist has warned. With less than 50 days to go until the Brexit referendum, Professor Angus

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Greenpeace Releasing Secret Documents On Contested EU-US TTIP Deal

Greenpeace on Sunday said it was in possession of leaked documents showing that a planned huge free trade deal between the United States and the European Union poses “major risks for climate, environment and consumer safety”. The campaign group said

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Brexit Emerges As Threat To TTIP Deal

It’s hard enough for the leaders of the United States and the European Union to muster public support for the ambitious TTIP transatlantic trade talks. Now they have the threat of Brexit. The British will vote in a referendum on

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FT: The Revenge Of Globalisation’s Losers

From the Financial Times: Globalisation is failing in advanced western countries, where a process once hailed for delivering universal benefit now faces a political backlash. Why? The establishment view, in Europe at least, is that states have neglected to forge

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Clinton Wades In: Urges Britain to Remain In European Union

White House hopeful Hillary Clinton has waded into the Brexit debate, throwing her weight behind President Obama’s advice that Britain should remain within the European Union (EU). President Obama has endured criticism for telling the British people that they would be

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Thousands Protest Trade Deal In Germany Before Obama Visit

HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators have turned out in the German city of Hannover to protest a planned U.S.-Europe free trade agreement, a day before President Barack Obama arrives. Police said Saturday that more than 20,000 people gathered

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Trade Deal Foes Plan Major German Rally On Eve Of Obama Visit

Opponents of a proposed transatlantic trade deal hope to draw tens of thousands onto German streets Saturday, on the eve of a visit by US President Barack Obama. Obama’s trip — to open an industrial technology fair in the northern

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Obama Delivers Blow To TTIP: ‘Deal Not Going To Happen Anytime Soon’

President Obama said that the long-awaited trade deal between the USA and the European Union (EU) will not happen “anytime soon”, casting doubts on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) long lauded by Europhiles and U.S. establishment figures. Mr.

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Dramatic Collapse In Support For TTIP On Both Sides Of Atlantic

Support for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal has plummeted on both sides of the Atlantic. A survey published by the Bertelsmann Foundation shows a dramatic collapse in support for the deal in Germany, with just 17 per

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France Threatens To Halt TTIP Talks, Blocking Progress

(Reuters) – France has threatened to stall further negotiations on a new EU-U.S. free trade deal barring significant progress in coming months, Trade Minister Matthias Fekl said on Tuesday. “I indicated in September that if there was no progress, we

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Following Anti-EU Dutch Referendum, Activists Turn Attention To Controversial TTIP Deal

Just days after rejecting the European Union (EU)/Ukraine Association Agreement in a nationwide vote, Dutch voters are increasingly looking to a referendum on the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) as their next target. TTIP supporters will be increasingly concerned that voters in the Netherlands

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EU Leaders Rushing TTIP Negotiations As Fears Over Deal Collapse Grow

American and European Union (EU) negotiators are rushing to complete the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal before Barack Obama leaves office, as fears increase the deal will be delayed another two to three years, or even collapse

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Slick Willie’s Brexit Advice: Don’t Pull Out

Bill Clinton has advised British voters to reject Brexit in June’s European Union (EU) referendum, warning that Northern Ireland stands to get “whacked” in the event of withdrawal. The former President of the United States, now a full time campaigner for