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.