Posted in Brexit Economy Japan London / Europe Politics trade deal United Kingdom

UK to Sign First Post-Brexit Trade Deal with Japan: Report

The UK’s first post-Brexit international trade deal is set to be signed with Japan within a matter of weeks, according to reports.

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Posted in Brexit Britain Economy EU European Commission European Union London / Europe Michel Barnier Politics United Kingdom

Barnier: UK ‘Cannot’ Refuse to Extend Transition If It Will Not Submit to EU Brexit Demands

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator says the British government “cannot” refuse to extend the Brexit-in-name-only “transition” period if it will not submit to the…

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Posted in 'No Deal' Brexit Boris Johnson Brexit Britain Conservative Party Economy EU European Union Iain Duncan Smith London / Europe Michel Barnier Politics Tories Tory party trade United Kingdom

Former Tory Leader: EU Is Panicking, UK Has ‘The Whip Hand’ in Brexit Talks

Former Conservative Party leader and Cabinet minister Sir Iain Duncan Smith believes the European Union is “panicking” as the “transition” period Brexit negotiations get underway,…

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Posted in Economy London / Europe priti patel Social Justice Traditional Family United Kingdom Wife

Priti Patel’s ‘Economically Inactive’ Comments Betray UK Govt’s Hostility to Traditional Family

The government’s attitude to traditional wives is “almost communist”, it is claimed after Patel said ‘inactive’ people should be put to work.

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Posted in Brexit Brexit Day Britain Donald Trump Economy EU European Union London / Europe Politics special relationship United Kingdom Woody Johnson

U.S. Ambassador Hails ‘Optimism and Excitement’ of Brexit: ‘Many Opportunities’

U.S. Ambassador to London Woody Johnson has hailed Britain’s departure from the European Union, reaffirming President Trump’s enthusiasm for a free, world-facing United Kingdom and…

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Posted in Boris Johnson Brexit Donald Trump Economy European Union London / Europe Politics Sajid Javid steven mnuchin UK-U.S. trade deal United Kingdom

Mnuchin: U.S. Will Focus Resources on Developing Important Relationship, Trade Deal, Post-Brexit

Treasury boss Steve Mnuchin has expressed the importance of signing a good trade deal after Brexit as he met his UK counterpart Saturday.

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Posted in Economy Environment environmentalism green agenda Green Energy London / Europe Renewable Energy renewable energy subsidies United Kingdom wind energy Wind Farms wind power wind turbines

UK Wind Farms Paid Millions Per Day NOT to Run Turbines

Last week, millions of pounds in “constraint payments” were paid to wind energy farms to not run their turbines.

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Posted in Chancellor of the Exchequer customs union Economy EU European Union London / Europe Politics Sajid Javid single market United Kingdom

Chancellor Tells UK Businesses There Will Be No Alignment with EU Rules

Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has told businesses to prepare for the UK to diverge from EU regulations, saying “we will not be a…

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Posted in Boris Johnson Brexit Economy European Union London / Europe Politics UK-U.S. relations UK-U.S. trade deal United Kingdom United States

Boris Could Start Trade Negotiations with U.S. Before EU: Report

Prime Minister Boris Johnson could start trade negotiations with the United States before the European Union, signalling to Brussels he is serious about diverging from…

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Paul Krugman Said Markets Would ‘Never’ Recover From Trump. The Dow Is Up 10,000 Points Since 2016

The stock market and wages are important means to an end. But though the market is booming now, conservatism doesn’t fail if it drops.

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Posted in Health Care health policy Medicare for all National Health Service NHS single-player socialized medicine United Kingdom

U.K. Debate Shows How Single-Payer Systems Shortchange Patients

People who believe they can receive ‘free’ care over-consume it, with the types of rationing and wait times seen in the past several years the…

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