article 21 October 2015 World, China
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife meeting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge  (Getty)
China pays 6bn for nuclear power station stake

China agrees to invest 6bn for a 33.5 per cent stake of a nuclear power station to be built at Hinkley Point in Somerset. Critics have complained that the project does not represent value for money.

post 20 October 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron off the naughty step with China

Pro-Tibet demonstrators were massively out-numbered by a well-planned bussed-in deluge of pro-regime supporters from all over the country.

article 20 October 2015 UK, China
Steel: Tata announces 1,200 job cuts

Britain's biggest steel maker Tata confirms that hundreds of people are to lose their jobs at plants in Scunthorpe and Lanarkshire.

post 19 October 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Britain and China: 200-year-old lesson learnt, but is it too late?

Britain is going all out to get Chinese investment and to increase British exports, but the Chinese are pragmatic too. They'll invest where they will get a good return and import the best products.

post 15 October 2015
Read more on Michael's blog Jeremy Corbyn to meet Chinese President one-to-one

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to get a one-on-one meeting next week with the Chinese President Xi Jinping - his first official meeting with any head-of-state as Labour leader.

article 25 August 2015 UK, China
China financial crisis: the key questions

Following China's "Black Monday" jittery global financial markets begin to recover - but do we all need to start worrying about China?

article 25 August 2015 World, China
Chinese stocks swing for a second day

Asian markets experience a turbulent start to Tuesday as Chinese stocks tumbled for a second day, following 'Black Monday'.

article 24 August 2015 UK, China
'Black Monday': markets plunge over China fears

The Chinese government's failure to take action sparks panic across global stock markets, with the FTSE 100 dipping to its lowest level since January 2013.

post 17 August 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog China: has there been an official cover-up?

The assumption in China these days is that officials lie and cover up whenever there's an environmental catastrophe.

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