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UPDATE 8-China, U.S. discuss road map for next stage of trade talks

* Global markets nervous amid uncertainty over trade deal (Adds report on auto tariffs)

3:56pm GMT

Deforestation in Brazil's Cerrado savanna falls to record low

BRASILIA, Dec 11 Deforestation in Brazil's tropical Cerrado savanna, which makes up a quarter of the country, fell 11 percent to a record low in 2018 compared with a year earlier, the Ministry of Environment said in a statement on Tuesday.

3:41pm GMT

EU's Brexit message to May: clarify, reassure, but not renegotiate

BRUSSELS, Dec 11 "Clarify?" - yes. "Reassure?" - sure. "Renegotiate?" - no.

3:25pm GMT

UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers agree on farm bill, aiming for vote this week

WASHINGTON, Dec 11 U.S. lawmakers have reached an agreement on a farm bill that drops a proposal to tighten food stamp restrictions backed by President Donald Trump and offers some financial certainty to farmers suffering from the U.S. trade war with China.

2:32pm GMT

UPDATE 2-Turnaround specialist Justin King rejoins M&S as non-executive director

LONDON, Dec 11 British clothing and food retailer Marks & Spencer has hired Justin King, the former boss of supermarket chain Sainsbury's, as a non-executive director, adding another big-name industry veteran to its board.

2:31pm GMT
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Unilever PLC 4,321.50 +1.69%
British American Tobacco PLC 2,743.50 +0.83%
Diageo PLC 2,826.50 +0.93%


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