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Make sure you always know the latest political news with hard hitting articles about the shape the world is taking. Gain an understanding of what is occurring as a result of Brexit and the EU, the royal family, foreign affairs and changes in government regulation. In a world where local changes have international implications, these topics that affect us all.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is greeted by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in Cape Town, South Africa. Image: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cape Town speech on Tuesday included a promise to invest £4 billion into African economies post-Brexit.
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond: "We’re very clear that you have to support the high street through that process of change." Image: REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Chancellor Philip Hammond revealed that he is seriously considering applying an “Amazon tax,” that is, a tax for online retailers, in order to even the competition with traditional companies.
Shipping containers are stacked at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal in Boston - Image: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

It was meant to happen and eventually became real: the trade war between China and the U.S is on. Starting August 23rd, a 25% import tax will take effect in the U.S for any Chinese product entering the U.S soil. Overall, Donal Trump has threatened tariffs on $200 billion Chinese goods.  
Oil market might be at stake - REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

After Barack Obama's efforts to open a new chapter between the U.S and Iran, current President Donald Trump has taken steps back on the Iran deal. 
FILE PHOTO: Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt gives a press conference - Reuters/File Photo

The UK foreign minister has signed an agreement with those from the European Union to block Trump’s Iran sanctions to protect businesses working with that country.
USA President Donald Trump is seen at the cover of a magazine at a news stand.

US President Trump sees trading partners as rivals and in his attempt to divide them with tariffs, many have unified with their own agreements without including the United States.
Donald Trump and Russias President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a joint news conference

Donald Trump left his trip to the UK after having made several protocol blunders along the way, only to anger many Republicans and Democrats in his meeting with Vladimir Putin.
Oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields 1250 km south of Tehran

Despite threats from the U.S. to move forward with sanctions, the remaining world powers from the 2015 Iran accord have agreed to back Iran oil production.
Britains Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves Downing Street in Westminster London

Brexit Secretary David Davis resigned on Sunday night, followed by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who resigned on Monday as Dominic Raab replaced Davis.
Trump signs directives to impose tariffs on washing machines and solar panels in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington on January 2018.

The European Union sent a submission to the United States warning that tariffs on the auto industry will only cause costs to rise for American consumers.