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July 14, 2020  

UK to exclude Huawei from role in high-speed phone network

Backtracks after US threatened to sever intelligence-sharing arrangement over concerns over equipment allowing China to infiltrate UK networks.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 16, 2019  

Boris Johnson raises Brexit stakes with Irish open border stance

Will discard EU divorce measure, heightening the prospect of a “no deal” Brexit.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 28, 2019  

UK PM May makes final push on EU divorce deal

Offers to quit if the deal were approved, in hopes of blunting opposition from Tories who have criticized her leadership.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 26, 2019  

UK government defiant as Parliament takes control of Brexit [UPDATED]

House of Commons takes control of the parliamentary timetable to vote on alternatives to the withdrawal agreement.

News Government Manufacturing Economy
February 5, 2019  

British economy ‘stalling’ amid intensified Brexit worries

Purchasing managers’ survey shows companies increasingly risk averse and eager to reduce overheads.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 16, 2019  

May wins no-confidence vote, but is still beset by Brexit

Britain’s PM is caught between the rock of her own negotiating red lines and the hard place of a Parliament that wants to force a radical change of course.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 11, 2018  

UK’s May lobbies EU leaders in fight to save Brexit deal

The main sticking point since the Brexit talks began is how to keep goods flowing seamlessly between EU member Ireland and the U.K’s Northern Ireland after Britain leaves the bloc.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 29, 2018  

Britain’s May won’t rule out no deal Brexit; bank says firms not ready

Parliament is due to vote Dec. 11 on the divorce deal.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 15, 2018  

UK’s May battles to save her Brexit deal and her job [UPDATED]

The hard-won agreement has infuriated pro-Brexit members of her divided party.

News Food & Beverage Government General
September 5, 2018  

UK, French in talks to prevent more scallop clashes

Last week, about 35 French boats confronted five British ones over fishing grounds.

News Food & Beverage Government General
August 29, 2018  

A scallop skirmish erupts between French, British boats

Every year sees problems between French and British fishermen over access to lucrative scallops, official says.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability Technology
July 26, 2017  

Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040

Follows similar moves in France and Norway to replace internal combustion engines with electric and hybrid options.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
July 4, 2017  

Oil tanker collides with cargo ship in Dover Strait off UK

No casualties or pollution have been reported.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 31, 2017  

Canada, Britain hold ‘informal’ trade talks ahead of Brexit

Britain is barred from any formal talks until its departure from the EU is formalized.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 30, 2017  

History points to protracted and tough Brexit negotiations

Past suggests that it will be the British who will have to make the bulk of the concessions.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 29, 2017  

UK set to file for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit

Britain and the EU have two years to unpick a tapestry of rules, regulations and agreements.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 24, 2017  

UK government loses Brexit case, must consult Parliament

Supreme Court decision it could delay the exit process that was to be triggered in March.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 6, 2016  

Britain’s PM May seeks out new trading relations post

HANGZHOU, China — British Prime Minister Theresa May said

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 4, 2016  

Britain plans to cut corporation tax to hold onto business

A five percentage point cut brings Britain in line with Ireland’s 12.5% rate.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 25, 2016  

Google to pay $140M in back taxes in Britain

Company has minimized its taxes in the UK by keeping its European headquarters in Ireland.

News Energy Government General Operations Production Sustainability
September 21, 2015  

Britain guarantees $3B Chinese investment in new nuclear plant

Officials hope the move encourages China-backed EDF Energy to build Britain’s first new nuclear power station in two decades.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 18, 2014  

Recession, debt, deflation: mounting threats facing the global economy

Only the US and Britain are growing at decent rates.

News General
October 21, 2013  

UK to build nuclear plant with EDF and Chinese investors

Hinkley facility to generate power in southwestern England by 2023

News Manufacturing Business Operations
June 13, 2013  

Harper pitches EU trade deal during speech to British Parliament

Negotiators are under pressure to broker a deal before the Europeans turn to free-trade talks with the US.

News Business Operations
March 28, 2013  

OECD says world economy beginning to rebound

Canadian growth lagging behind several G7 countries, including the US, Japan Germany.