Donald Trump told Theresa May in January that Brexit “is a wonderful thing for your country”. And at the G20 Summit in Hamburg this month Trump emphatically rejected the ludicrous idea advanced by Barack Obama that Britain would be at “the back of the queue” for a trade agreement with the US. … [Read more...] about A post-Brexit US-UK trade deal? Here in the States, we want nothing less
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Coronavirus latest news: Government launches trial of new contact tracing app after failure of original Almost 40 per cent of A-level results downgraded as Government under pressure to U-turn Gavin Williamson: The system for determining A-level results in England is both robust and fair UK not 'match fit' for trade talks, says New Zealand's deputy prime minister Nearly 10 per cent of coronavirus deaths were not related to Covid-19 Summer sale: Save 50% - Just £1 a week for 6 months There is"a landing zone" for the EU and UK to strike a trade deal before Brexit, Ireland's Taoiseach has said. … [Read more...] about ‘Landing zone’ for Brexit trade deal in sight, says Ireland’s Taoiseach
“The UK government must accelerate negotiations to bring an end to tariffs between the UK and US before preparations for November’s presidential election bring talks to a halt,” she added. “It has taken the UK government a full six months after the UK left the EU to start to tackle tariffs directly with the US government, which seems to us inexplicably slow. … [Read more...] about Scotch whisky makers rail against UK government inaction over US tariffs
4 Absorbing Corbynism Some Corbyn supporters are calling for the new shadow cabinet to be a “broad church” and offer roles to the departing leader’s supporters. Starmer has already said he would offer a job to his opponent Rebecca Long-Bailey, a Corbyn follower, in a future shadow cabinet. Corbynites will want to ensure it is a significant job and not an effort to sideline her. … [Read more...] about What is in the new Labour leader’s in-tray?
The rules cost the airline industry millions each year in training, technology, staffing and sanctions, but it is passengers who pay the ultimate price. Those denied boarding because of doubts over their paperwork may not be entitled to claim statutory compensation from the airline, even if it made the wrong decision. A disproportionate number of those passengers are ethnic minority immigrants who face losing the cost of a holiday because airline staff are left to police borders. Ali Nazari (not his real name) and his British wife were deprived of a holiday in Austria when easyJet refused to let him board, insisting he needed a visa to travel within the EU. The marine engineer holds a residence permit and a visa is not required in his case. … [Read more...] about Barred from flying from a British airport – over a visa he didn’t need