There's been a breakthrough in EU talks on a free trade deal with the US. France's demand to exclude its movie and TV industry from negotiations have been accepted - for now.
Beijing's warning came as trade talks aimed at lowering China's burgeoning trade surplus with the US came to an end. Earlier in the week, the US renewed a threat to impose tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods.
The amount of US retail space lost in 2018 is expected to beat the record set last year. But the demise of Toys R Us, and the shutdown of a third of Sears stores, is down to more than the dominance of online shopping.
The fallout over Boris Becker's diplomatic status continues. DW has obtained what appears to be the certificate outlining Becker's appointment as attache for the Central African Republic, signed by the CAR's EU envoy.
Media reports say the US administration has reached a deal with Chinese telecom company ZTE. The agreement would save the firm from going out of business after being hit by far-reaching US sanctions.
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