Italy’s president has told visiting Chinese leader Xi Jinping that China’s new “Silk Road” linking Europe and Asia must be a “two-way street”, addressing concerns that the huge infrastructure project will amplify Beijing’s global influence.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has been received with full red-carpet honours by his Italian counterpart as he launched a two-day visit aimed at deepening ties through an ambitious infrastructure programme.
The death toll in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 47, with hundreds of others injured.
China has defended its often-criticised rule in Tibet 60 years after the Dalai Lama fled into exile, saying those who question its policies are merely showing their anti-Chinese bias.
The UK has regained its standing as the second largest art market in the world after being overtaken by China last year.
The UK overtook China as the second largest market for art sales worldwide “despite Brexit”, according to a new report.
China has accused two detained Canadians of acting together to steal state secrets, days after Canada announced it will proceed with a US extradition request for a senior Chinese tech executive.
An executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is suing the Canadian government, its border agency and the national police force, saying they detained, searched and interrogated her before telling her she was under arrest.
US president Donald Trump said he has asked China to remove its tariffs on US farm products such as pork and beef.
Canada has said it will allow the US extradition case against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to proceed.
President Donald Trump has said he will extend a deadline to escalate tariffs on Chinese imports, citing “substantial progress” in weekend talks between the two countries.
Great Britain found themselves on the wrong end of an outrageous piece of skill as they took on China in the FIH Pro League.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned that the UK’s relationship with China “has not been made simpler” by Gavin Williamson’s plan to send the Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier to the Pacific.
Beijing’s Forbidden City has been illuminated and opened to the public for night visits for the first time to celebrate China’s Lantern Festival.
The BBC is seeking to “captivate Chinese audiences” with a Mandarin adaptation of hit series Life On Mars.
Philip Hammond will not visit China this weekend amid reports that Beijing pulled out of trade talks after Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson threatened to deploy a warship in the Pacific.
Chinese technology giant Huawei has grown to become one the world’s most prominent forces in the tech industry, and close to its company headquarters building work is taking place that reflects that change in stature.
Turkey has called China’s treatment of its minority Uighurs “a great cause of shame for humanity”.
Galleries showcasing treasures from ancient Egypt and East Asia are set to open as the National Museum of Scotland’s £80 million transformation is completed.
Drugmaker Indivior is to divest its interest in the Sai Bo Song opioid addiction tablet in China in a deal worth up to 122.5 million US dollars (£93.6 million).