General Fusion to build its Fusion Demonstration Plant at the UKAEA Culham Campus
The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and General Fusion…
Canada, Britain sign agreement for post Brexit trade, tables legislation
Liberal government bill to implement the deal in Canadian law introduced in the House of Commons.
No text of Canada-UK trade deal as Dec. 31 tariff deadline looms
Trade minister says both countries are working on mitigation measures to provide stability to businesses.
Trudeau expects trade deal with UK can be done before 2021
Says a deal should be relatively straightforward to manage even as the UK lurches toward its official exit from the EU.
Bombardier faces UK fraud investigation over plane contracts for Garuda
British inquiry follows other investigations have targeted the aerospace manufacturer in countries such as Sweden and Spain.
UK urged to conclude trade deal with EU to limit Brexit cost
OECD said the British economy will likely end this year 10.1% smaller than when it started.
EU says that no deal Brexit becoming ever more likely
Negotiators have less than four weeks to broker a deal that must go through a lengthy approval process.
EU chief says UK can’t change Brexit withdrawal agreement
Says chances for a future trade deal are slipping away; plans to renege on parts of the withdrawal agreement dims those hopes further.
Bank of England says economy will take time to heal
U.K. GDP probably shrank by 23% in the second quarter
UK coronavirus vaccine prompts immune response in early test
There might be sufficient data by year-end to decide if the vaccine should be adopted for mass vaccination campaigns.
Boris Johnson says COVID-19 has been a disaster for Britain
Big-money pledges for schools, housing and infrastructure in an attempt to move on from the pandemic.
Rolls-Royce cuts 9,000 jobs as aviation reels
CEO says most of the cuts will take place in the civil aerospace business.
EU-UK trade talks kick off amid threats and deadlines
Must be concluded by the end of this year, or Prime Minister Johnson threatens to walk.
Canada-UK free trade: A post-Brexit opportunity
Needs to complete a deal with the EU first and foremost, but a deal with Canada should be its second priority.
UK and EU clash over trade with 11 months to make a deal
The European Union insists there can be no trade deal if Britain undercuts bloc regulations.
Canada not rushing to post-Brexit deal with UK, business urges calm
Britain still bound by the continent’s sweeping free trade deal with Canada on goods and services.
Canada eyes UK’s decision to grant Huawei partial access to 5G network
Last of the “Five Eyes” intelligence allies to decide the companies that will provide the equipment for its 5G network.
CETA can serve as template for post Brexit Canada-UK trade deal
UK has traditionally been Canada’s second-largest export market after the United States.
UK lawmakers OK Johnson’s Brexit bill, pave way to exit EU
Also has to be approved by Parliament’s upper chamber.
UK’s Johnson seeks to rule out Brexit trade pact delay
Johnson’s Conservatives won an 80-strong majority in Parliament in last week’s general election.
Brexit Party rejects tactical voting pact with Conservatives
Farage said the party has to contest the seats to keep pressure on Johnson.
China’s Jingye comes to the rescue of British Steel
Rescue deal potentially protects some 4,000 jobs and safeguards a strategic asset as Britain prepares to leave the EU.
Bank of England keeps rates on hold ahead of UK election
The central bank appears to be waiting for more clarity over Britain’s departure from the European Union.
Canopy Growth expands its pan-European cannabis network
Firm’s pharmaceutical business, Spectrum Therapeutics, has made strides in the UK and Luxembourg.
British prime minister tries again for vote on EU divorce deal
Johnson has been forced to ask the EU for a three-month delay to Britain’s departure date.
UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification
PM Boris Johnson needs all the support he can get to push any Brexit deal past the deeply divided Parliament.
UK labour market weakening amid Brexit uncertainty
The number of people in work dropped by 56,000 in the three months to August from the previous three-month period.
Boris presents new Brexit plan for Northern Ireland to UK Parliament
New proposals focus on maintaining an open border – the key sticking point.
UK wages rising at fastest pace in 11 years
Increase in employment levels came despite a modest uptick in the proportion of those out of work.
Bolton says US ready to negotiate post-Brexit trade pact
Talks could start with areas where the two sides are likely to agree.
Trump administration to seek Britain trade deal after Brexit
US remains committed to respecting whatever Britain’s final decision on Brexit is and is eager to conclude a trade deal.
EU open to Brexit talks but refuses to modify divorce deal
“Best possible deal” that Britain is going to get, says EU Commission spokeswoman.