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U.K.'s Net Worth Nears 10 Trillion Pounds After Record 2016 Jump

U.K.'s Net Worth Nears 10 Trillion Pounds After Record 2016 Jump

The U.K.’s net worth increased the most on record last year, as the value of land continued to increase.
Erdogan Says He'd Cut Israel Ties If Trump Acts on Jerusalem

Erdogan Says He'd Cut Israel Ties If Trump Acts on Jerusalem

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to cut ties with Israel if U.S. President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as its capital, portending the backlash the move could cause in
Scotland’s Leaders Challenge May as Brexit Threatens U.K. Union

Scotland’s Leaders Challenge May as Brexit Threatens U.K. Union

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May was confronted with a seemingly impossible choice after interventions from Scotland’s political leaders: rewrite her Brexit plans, tear up the United Kingdom or risk
Why a Killing in Yemen Threatens to Escalate War

Why a Killing in Yemen Threatens to Escalate War

Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s death could prompt an escalation of the Saudi-led bombing campaign.
The Best Books of 2017

The Best Books of 2017

These are some of the most popular choices in the annual survey of book recommendations compiled by Bloomberg.
Here’s How Everyone Is Attacking Big Tech

Here’s How Everyone Is Attacking Big Tech

Critics are multiplying, from the left and right of the political spectrum
Historic Rate Cut to Record Low Shows Brazil Return to Normalcy

Historic Rate Cut to Record Low Shows Brazil Return to Normalcy

Brazilian central bank governor Ilan Goldfajn is getting the thumbs-up from investors to cut the country’s benchmark interest rate to a record low on Wednesday.
New Jersey Transit Withholds Data Subpoenaed for Lawmakers' Safety Probe

New Jersey Transit Withholds Data Subpoenaed for Lawmakers' Safety Probe

New Jersey Transit is suppressing internal documents subpoenaed by state legislators investigating how the once-model commuter system fell into a safety and financial crisis.
The Military Is Using Falcons to Build a Drone Killer

The Military Is Using Falcons to Build a Drone Killer

A raptor’s approach to targeting prey may one day help protect soldiers and even airports, Air Force-funded research shows.
For Nebraska Landowners, the Fight Against Keystone XL Hasn’t Come Cheap

For Nebraska Landowners, the Fight Against Keystone XL Hasn’t Come Cheap

They vow to keep fighting, but after nine years, their resources have run thin.
How Trump Did the Impossible: Getting Solar and Oil Lobbyists to Unite

How Trump Did the Impossible: Getting Solar and Oil Lobbyists to Unite

A team of unlikely allies is worried his plan would raise electricity costs and undercut their fuel source in the power markets.
Senate Bill ‘Bombshell’ Could Raise Taxes on Tech

Senate Bill ‘Bombshell’ Could Raise Taxes on Tech

A last-minute change that U.S. senators made to their tax bill before passing it early Saturday morning would result in higher-than-intended taxes for technology firms and other corporations, tax
FEMA Staffers Told They Might Be Billed for Working Too Much

FEMA Staffers Told They Might Be Billed for Working Too Much

The agency is citing an extraordinary year of hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters.

Trump Lawyers Try to Take Obstruction Charges Off the Table

Just six weeks ago, Donald Trump’s lawyers insisted they hadn’t spent much time researching whether laws on obstruction of justice apply to the president.
‘Death to Democrats’: How the GOP Tax Bill Whacks Liberal Tenets

‘Death to Democrats’: How the GOP Tax Bill Whacks Liberal Tenets

Some of the biggest losers under the Republican tax overhaul include upper-middle class families in high-tax areas like New York City, graduate students, government workers and public school teachers.
AXA's Tinker Says Brexit Deal Unlikely by End of Year

AXA's Tinker Says Brexit Deal Unlikely by End of Year

Mark Tinker, head of Framlington equities for Asia at AXA Investment Managers, discusses the last minute upset in the Brexit negotiations on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." (Source: Bloomberg)

Kenyan Agency Mulls $1.46 Billion Bond to Fund Road Repairs

A Kenyan government agency plans to offer 150 billion shillings ($1.46 billion) of bonds to fund repairs to roads in the East African nation that have suffered from historic neglect.
Brexit Deal Hit by Last-Minute Upset

Brexit Deal Hit by Last-Minute Upset

Brexit negotiations have hit another stumbling block. Talks unraveled following an 11th hour intervention by Northern Ireland's DUP leader Arlene Foster. Bloomberg's Nejra Cehic reports on "Bloomberg
Brexit Bulletin: Scuppered

Brexit Bulletin: Scuppered

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Dual-Nationality Fiasco Claims More Australian Lawmakers

Dual-Nationality Fiasco Claims More Australian Lawmakers

The citizenship fiasco that’s gripped Australia’s parliament for the past five months and cost Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s government its majority looks set to widen, with a public register