May 14, 2018 / 12:21 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - May 14

May 14 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


Trump orders U-turn over sanctions against Chinese telecom group

MI5 chief issues public warning to Russia in wake of Skripal attack

Oslo thaws on UK joining EEA after Brexit


President Donald Trump ordered the U.S. Commerce Department to assist China’s ZTE Corp, the telecoms group that was nearly put out of business a month ago by the agency, following a personal request from Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Andrew Parker, the head of Britain’s domestic spy agency, will use a rare public intervention on Monday to warn Russia that it risks becoming a “more isolated pariah” following the Salisbury nerve agent attack.

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has said that Oslo is open to the UK joining the European Economic Area, signalling a thawing in attitude to Britain taking the “Norway option” where it would be outside the EU but inside the single market. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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