During his visit to the UK Chinese President Xi Jinping has sealed a multi-billion dollar deal to finance nuclear power stations in Britain. Prime Minister David Cameron hails the agreement as historic and hopes for more investment.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived in Japan in an effort to consolidate differing Brexit interests. The UK wants to lay the groundwork for a future trade deal, but Japan has other concerns.
China has been a major investor in Europe over the past decade, pumping money to buy a number of strategic and high-tech assets. But Chinese investments have caused both exultation and trepidation.
In a surprise move the UK government is to review a multi-billion project to build the country's first nuclear power station in decades. Security, costs and technical difficulties are part of the problem.
Berlin Zoo's new star attractions landed in the German capital. Meng Meng and Jiao Qing, two Chinese giant pandas, will be introduced to the public next week by Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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