S. Africa High Court rules against mining companies - South Asian textile workers face harsh working conditions - Apple invests $1bn in Chinese Uber rival Didi Chuxing
Passports that bestow special privileges — immunity from prosecution and diplomatic pouches — are increasingly being bought by dubious business people. African, Asian and small island nations have been caught in the act.
The British Prime Minister is still in office after surviving a no-confidence vote in her government. But Germany and the rest of Europe are deeply worried about the increased likelihood of a no-deal Brexit.
Over 20 major figures from German politics, sports, business and entertainment have written a passionate appeal to the UK. Britons would "always have friends in Germany and Europe," they wrote.
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