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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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Brexit: Jeremy Hunt admits trade barriers between UK and EU but refuses to join single market

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt admits trade barriers between UK and EU but refuses to join single market

Britain’s finance minister said he recognizes Brexit has created barriers to trade with the EU, but rejected calls for Britain to join the single market, arguing that most obstacles can be removed over time. Jeremy Hunt’s comments come amid a growing clamor from the business world for Britain re-enter the European market that enables free …

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Tesco today unveiled its new one-minute Christmas advert, which satirizes political party video campaign messages.  The clip shows various families sitting down for their Christmas lunch

Tesco showcases ‘Christmas Party’ manifesto in playful new advert mocking UK politics

Tesco has showcased its ‘Christmas Party’ manifesto in a fun new Christmas ad poking fun at British politics. The supermarket chain today unveiled its new 60-second advert, which satirizes political party video campaign messages. The clip opens with a coastal view before revealing the “Christmas Party” rosette, complete with chopped pie. Panning towards a bustling …

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Tragic how far Britain has fallen – The Irish Times

Tragic how far Britain has fallen – The Irish Times

The Science Museum in London is a monument to British invention in the fields of genetics, chemistry and engineering, from the steam engine to space travel. British school children can have sleepovers in the museum surrounded by stories of some wondrous feats of human imagination and ingenuity. In this magnificent building, innovators, those brilliant but …

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Markets had a killing - now they're running in circles for another leg to gnaw on - POLITICO

Markets had a killing – now they’re running in circles for another leg to gnaw on – POLITICO

Jamie Dettmer is Opinion Writer at POLITICO Europe. “Sorry is a sorry word,” sings reggae artist Tarrus Riley. “I’m sorry you’re sorry, but sorry isn’t good enough for me.” Such was the reaction of British Tory lawmakers to former Prime Minister Liz Truss’ apology earlier this week for a ‘mini-budget’ that plunged the country into …

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Liz Truss panics as markets continue to plunge – POLITICO

Liz Truss panics as markets continue to plunge – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article LONDON — Despite her best efforts, Liz Truss just can’t calm the markets. Despite canceling his tax cut plan for top earners, presenting a more detailed budget statement nearly a month away and stopping the appointment of a controversial senior official to oversee the Treasury , the Bank …

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