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(MENAFN - AFP) The European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator warned on Tuesday that time was short for talks, with a crucial deal for Britain's departure from the EU needed by October 2018.

Frenchman Michel Barnier added it was "difficult to imagine" any interim deal giving Britain special treatment between its departure and a fuller trade pact further down the line.

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(MENAFN - AFP) European Commission Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said Tuesday that a deal on Britain's exit from the EU must be in place by October 2018.

"Time will be short. It is clear that the period of actual negotiations will be shorter than two years," Barnier said in his first press conference since taking up the post.

He said that if Britain triggers the ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Hundreds of photos and videos of naked women used as collateral for loans on a Chinese online lending service have leaked onto the web, highlighting regulatory problems in the fast-growing peer-to-peer marketplace.

A 10-gigabyte file posted on the internet exposed the personal details of more than 160 young women who were asked to provide the explicit material ...

(MENAFN - AFP) A pair of rainbow-painted lions displayed in front of one of Hong Kong's most iconic buildings has been slammed as "disgusting" by anti-gay campaigners who condemned the show of support for the city's LGBT community.

The multi-coloured art piece has been placed in front of the HSBC's landmark building in the business district, beside two famous bronze lions ...

(MENAFN - AFP) A German court on Tuesday ruled that energy suppliers can claim compensation over the country's nuclear power phaseout in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, dealing a blow to one of Chancellor Angela Merkel's flagship policies.

Judges did not agree with power plant operators that the shutdown ordered by lawmakers in 2011 amounted to an "expropriation" ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem urged Britain on Tuesday to show a "different attitude" in talks with the EU, warning of a disorderly Brexit if London fails to change.

Dijsselbloem, who heads the group of 19 eurozone finance ministers, issued the warning as his British counterpart insisted a smooth Brexit was still possible.

"It can be smooth and ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Several Chinese iPhone users have claimed that their handsets caught fire or exploded, according to a Shanghai consumer watchdog which called on tech giant Apple to address the complaints.

Fresh on the heels of Samsung's worldwide Galaxy Note 7 safety fiasco, the state-run Shanghai Consumer Council said it had received eight reports in recent months of iPhones ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Russia's energy ministry said Tuesday that OPEC and non-OPEC members would meet in Vienna Saturday following a decision to cut global oil output.

The ministry told AFP that Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak would be taking part in the meeting, which comes after Moscow said it was ready to reduce crude output by 300,000 barrels a day in the first half ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Japan's lower house of parliament on Tuesday passed a long-awaited bill to legalise casinos, a big step towards opening up a market that analysts say could be worth some $30 billion a year.

Some opposition members walked out of the chamber before the vote in protest at the bill, which comes after years of delays linked to worries about gambling addiction ...

(MENAFN - AFP) EU and US consumer watchdogs announced Tuesday they are filing complaints against a clutch of smart toys that can "spy" on children and their homes, for allegedly breaching privacy and data protection laws.

The complaints target smart toys My Friend Cayla, i-QUE Intelligent Robot and Hello Barbie, according to the European Consumer Organisation BEUC and US ...

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