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UK manufacturing picks up more pace in February, but so do price pressures - CBI


LONDON, - British manufacturers saw their order books grow at the strongest pace in two years this month, but the post-Brexit vote fall in the value of the pound is pushing up their prices sharply, an industry survey showed.

U.S. says arrest of Mexican immigrant part of existing policy 15 Feb 2017

SAN FRANCISCO U.S. immigration authorities on Wednesday said the arrest of a Mexican man who had permission to work in the country was consistent with a years-long policy to target threats to public safety.


Heineken targets margin growth in volatile 2017 15 Feb 2017

BRUSSELS Strong growth in Asia and Mexico led an increase in Heineken's beer sales in 2016 as the world's second-largest brewer edged above earnings expectations and forecast even better margins this year.


U.S. detains Mexican immigrant in Seattle covered by Obama programme 15 Feb 2017

SAN FRANCISCO U.S. immigration authorities have detained a 23-year-old Mexican man who was brought to the United States illegally as a child and given a work permit during the Obama administration, according to a lawsuit challenging the detention in Seattle federal court. | Video

Mexico economy minister says doubts U.S. border tax will materialise 14 Feb 2017

MEXICO CITY Mexico Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Tuesday he doubted a proposed border tax on Mexican imports to the United States, which the White House has said could be used to finance President Donald Trump's border wall, would ever materialise.


U.S. wrestler in Mexico channels hatred of Trump in the ring 14 Feb 2017

MEXICO CITY An American wrestler working in Mexico is tapping into anger at Donald Trump, whipping crowds into a frenzy with an act as a supporter of the locally loathed U.S. president. | Video


Mexico's Lopez Obrador blasts Trump's immigration policies at LA rally 13 Feb 2017

LOS ANGELES Mexico's home-grown populist and presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador rallied supporters in Los Angeles on Sunday, criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump's anti-immigration rhetoric and plans for a wall along the border.


Marchers across Mexico vent anger over Trump, and their own president 13 Feb 2017

MEXICO CITY Thousands of protesters in more than a dozen Mexican cities took to the streets on Sunday to express their fierce opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump, portraying the new leader as a menace to both America and Mexico. | Video


Cartel power struggle fuelling rising violence in Mexico - official 12 Feb 2017

MEXICO CITY Surging gang violence in swaths of northern Mexico is likely due to an internal power struggle within the fractured Sinaloa cartel, Defense Minister Salvador Cienfuegos said on Saturday.


Trump says he will bring down the price of wall on Mexico's border 11 Feb 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump pushed back early on Saturday on assertions that the wall he wants built on the U.S. border with Mexico would cost more than anticipated and said he would reduce the price.


Airport killing seen on CCTV, probe strains Malaysia-North Korea ties

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday his government's investigation of the killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, will be "objective", as tension rose between the countries. | Video