Formal EU Brexit Talks Begin - At Last

Almost a year after the UK voted to leave the EU, Brexit negotiations have finally started -- and they must be concluded within two years. The EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, and his UK opposite number, David Davis, said talks started positively in Brussels on Monday. But there are many stumbling blocks as Anand Menon, the director of the UK in a Changing Europe project, explains.
Movie giant Time Warner has just signed a deal with the photo messaging app Snapchat to develop original video content for mobile phones. The company hopes to reach those audiences who are using traditional media less and less. Sarah Frier is a technology report for Bloomberg. She's been telling us about the background behind the deal.
It's been a busy first day at Le Bourget Airport, to the north of Paris. Movers and shakers from the aviation industry have made the trip there for the Paris Airshow. So far the headlines have been dominated by the two big players in the commercial sector - Boeing and Airbus. Our reporter Theo Leggett is there and he's been telling us about some big news about the Airbus A380.
Last week a board member for the ridesharing giant, Uber, quit, after allegedly making a disparaging remark about women. Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times has been looking at this case and what it might tell us about the business of interrupting in meetings.
And we get the views on today's international business news from both ends of the globe - Shalini Mahtani of the Zubin Foundation in Hong Kong and Journalist and commentator Diane Brady in New York.

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Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis (L) and European Union's French chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier address a joint press conference at the European Commission in Brussels on June 19, 2017, as Britain starts formal talks to leave the EU.

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