Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 13 Oct 2017

Weinstein claims: Amazon Studios boss suspended

The head of Amazon Studios, the online retailer’s TV and film production arm, has been suspended after actor Rose McGowan claimed he “over and over” ignored her allegation she was raped by Harvey Weinstein. Roy Price is also accused of inappropriately propositioning producer Isa Hackett in the back of a taxi in 2015.

EU to ‘start preparing for post-Brexit trade talks’

The BBC reports today it has seen a leaked EU draft document which calls on the 27 non-British member states to begin discussing the post-Brexit trade deal with the UK among themselves, while Brussels officials prepare the details. The EU is still refusing to start those discussions with the UK, saying the ‘divorce’ bill must come first.

Trump ‘will not abandon Iran nuclear deal yet’

European officials have expressed relief after being briefed that US President Donald Trump will not yet abandon the deal to limit Iran’s nuclear ambitions arranged by his predecessor. Trump will make a speech on Friday in which he accuses Iran of not fulfilling its part of the bargain – but will stop short of calling to drop the accord.

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Source:: The Week – All news

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