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Health services boss Knight who spearheaded Brexit and Covid greets NHS family

A n The NHS boss who oversaw the health service’s preparations for Brexit, only to then be pushed to lead its Covid-19 response, has been knighted. Professor Keith Willett, National Director of Contingency Planning and Incident Response at NHS England and NHS Improvement, joins host of scientists and health experts …

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Pros, rookie, Brexit man and new heavyweight: the G-7 guide

(Bloomberg) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to create the perfect picture of Britain’s Group of Seven summit chairing a united global effort to fight Covid and climate change, but the optics of these rallies have always been unpredictable. These events are all about these lenses – tracing …

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Boris Johnson must respect rule of law and implement Brexit deal, EU says | Brexit

Boris Johnson must respect “the rule of law” by fully implementing post-Brexit deals for Northern Ireland, EU leaders said ahead of the G7 summit in Cornwall. Charles Michel, President of the European Council, said the Prime Minister’s behavior is of growing concern to EU member states. “It is essential to …

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UK-EU ‘sausage war’ talks generate threats, not progress

Britain and the European Union failed on Wednesday to agree on solutions to facilitate post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland and exchanged threats in a deadlock that could darken an international summit on weekend. Since Britain completed its torturous exit from the EU late last year, relations with Brussels have deteriorated …

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EU diplomats launch emergency Brexit plan to restrict access to Ireland’s single market – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article LONDON – EU officials and diplomats are discussing a contingency plan to break the deadlock over Brexit settlement in Northern Ireland by restricting Ireland’s access to the bloc’s single goods market. The idea, which arouses extreme anxiety in Dublin where officials see it …

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Brexit Britain may soon have a new best friend in Germany

John Seymour Chaloner, a 21-year-old major of the Westminster Dragoons, requisitioned office space and recruited a former Wehrmacht radio operator called Rudolf Augstein to create an unfettered weekly magazine. Chaloner tolerated blunt reporting even when a first edition accused British authorities of providing starvation rations to Ruhr workers. The story …

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Italy Says Brexit Impact ‘Starting to Show’, But ALWAYS Swears European Integration Won’t Stop | World | New

Rishi Sunak praises G7 tax deal on corporate taxation Vittorio Colao, Minister of Technological Innovation and Digital Transition, spoke on the sidelines of the Trento Economics Festival, where delegates examined the needs of the digital sector at a time when remote working was increasingly becoming Standard. And Mr Colao, the …

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UK is second behind France again in attracting foreign investment to Europe | International exchange

The UK lost to France as the most popular European destination for foreign investors for the second year in a row, amid Brexit disruptions and the coronavirus pandemic. In 2020, the United Kingdom obtained 975 foreign investment projects against 985 projects in France, according to the accounting firm EY. The …

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Brexit news: Boris Johnson’s ‘ready-to-cook’ deal brutally mocks furious ex-MEP | Politics | New

June Mummery, a former Brexit Party MEP, told Express.co.uk French and Dutch fishermen admitted they didn’t expect the UK to give Europe such generous terms for fisheries in the post-Brexit trade deal. She also lambasted Boris Johnson’s “oven-ready” deal, saying the Prime Minister had not turned on the oven. Ms …

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Brexit victory: EU power is “paralyzed” without London dealing a “blow to Brussels” | United Kingdom | New

Last month, Brexit Minister Lord David Frost urged the City of London to “jump in and do its own job” as an equivalency deal with the EU seems out of reach. UK financial firms lost their broad access to EU markets when the Brexit transition period ended on December 31 …

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