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Startup billionaires are nearly $100 billion poorer than a year ago

Startup billionaires are nearly $100 billion poorer than a year ago

These 44 founders have lost half their wealth and are nearly $100 billion less than a year ago. Twelve are no longer billionaires. Through Matt Durot LLast January, credit card startup Brex raised $300 million from a series of high-profile investors, nearly doubling the company’s valuation to $12.3 billion and making its Brazilian co-founders – …

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Brexit Britain stuck in the middle as US and EU go to war over trade - POLITICO

Brexit Britain stuck in the middle as US and EU go to war over trade – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Expressed by artificial intelligence. LONDON — Three years after leaving the EU to chart its own course, Britain finds itself caught between two economic behemoths in a brewing transatlantic trade war. In one corner is the United States, whose Congress passed the Biden administration’s vaunted $369 billion green …

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UK government must stop doing stupid things around Brexit – The Irish Times

UK government must stop doing stupid things around Brexit – The Irish Times

Barack Obama said “don’t be stupid”. (Actually, he said something even louder.) That’s still good advice. This is particularly good advice for today’s UK. It would be wonderful if he could start doing sensible things. But you have to keep your hopes in check. It should be possible to stop doing really stupid stuff though. …

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If the recession doesn't force a Brexit rethink, nothing will – The Irish Times

If the recession doesn’t force a Brexit rethink, nothing will – The Irish Times

The controversy over media reports that the UK government is considering a new relationship with the EU on the Swiss model indicates that at least some high-profile figures in Westminster are starting to question the disastrous hard Brexit engineered by Boris Johnson . While Prime Minister Rishi Sunak was forced to quickly deny that a …

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Brits start thinking about Brexit again as economy slides into recession

Brits start thinking about Brexit again as economy slides into recession

Anti-Brexit protester Steve Bray (L) and a pro-Brexit protester argue as they demonstrate outside Houses of Parliament in Westminster on January 08, 2019 in London, England. JackTaylor | Getty Images News | Getty Images The UK’s growth prospects are even lower than those of Germany, whose economy is particularly exposed to rising energy prices due …

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Danish crown to build £100m gammon factory in UK despite Brexit red tape

Danish crown to build £100m gammon factory in UK despite Brexit red tape

Danish Crown, the European pork producer, is to build a £100million gammon and bacon factory in the UK despite a mountain of post-Brexit red tape. The 30,500 square meter plant, located in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, will be powered entirely by renewable energy and will create 300 jobs when operational. It will use recovered heat from …

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Britain's trade honeymoon is over - POLITICO

Britain’s trade honeymoon is over – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Expressed by artificial intelligence. LONDON — Forget the flag-waving Instagram posts — Britain’s post-Brexit business dreams are coming back to earth. The country’s high-profile deals with Australia and New Zealand are facing new scrutiny for their impact on farmers, and the UK’s top trade official – once a …

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