Most trade agreements arise from a desire to liberalise trade – making it easier to sell goods and services into one another’s markets. Brexit will not. Brexit arose from key political, rather than trade, objectives: to have control over our borders, to have sovereignty over our laws, not to submit to the European court of justice (ECJ), and not to pay money into the European budget. When negotiations start it will be the first time countries seek a trade agreement with the clear understanding that they are increasing barriers between them. … [Read more...] about Brexit means leaving the single market and the customs union. Here’s why
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Your high usage was because of the shared supply with the neighbouring property. TW says the average usage (depending on the number of occupants) for a two-bed property is about 430 litres a day. But as it was not able to determine your exact consumption, it has based its revision on a daily usage of 300 litres a day. It says this works out at £222, way below average. … [Read more...] about Counting the cost of sharing neighbour’s Thames Water meter
The delivery service has exclusive rights to the vegan snack until February 2, at which point other partners just as Deliveroo will also be able to get one to you. … [Read more...] about KFC angers vegan customers after they discover fries are cooked with chicken
Although South American countries such as Brazil and Paraguay are expected to add 11m hectares to the global agricultural inventory between 2018 and 2027, in part by destroying the rainforests, agriculture’s footprint in the developed world is already decreasing, with “more land now being abandoned from agriculture than converted to it”, according to a recent study by the University of Minnesota. Already, as parliament has heard, a lot of British hill farmers are not being replaced when they retire. As a child in London, I heard my mother’s stories of growing up as the daughter of farmers on the Canadian Prairies. There was no Roundup weedkiller, though I’m sure my mother and her siblings, bent double to pick weeds from a field of mustard, would have appreciated it. For my own children, urbanites to their bones, their grandmother’s upbringing must be hard to conceive. Farming is retreating even from the imaginative capacity of most Britons. … [Read more...] about The end of farming?
But for Pancake Day only on February 25, Maccies fans can enjoy the sweet treat until 11.59pm in all branches simply by ordering at the checkout, via the free McDonald's app or by ordering via Uber Eats. … [Read more...] about McDonald’s is selling pancakes ALL DAY tomorrow – and home delivery will cost you less too