Could British business benefit from trade barriers between U.K. and EU?

Mar 4, 2020
As trade talks get underway between the U.K. and the EU, some say Britain might be better off with fewer European imports.
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Brits sniff at chlorinated American chicken

Feb 26, 2020
The problem with chlorinated chicken is actually not the chlorine at all — it’s what the chlorine represents.
U.S. chicken practices could stand in the way of a U.S.-UK free trade deal.
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Brexit may force the U.K. to choose between the EU and the U.S.

Jan 31, 2020
Should it stay close to EU rules and regulations or seek a much closer trading relationship with America?
Pro-Brexit demonstrators outside the Houses of Parliament in 2016 in London, England, pushing for a faster Brexit.
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What comes after Brexit day?

Jan 30, 2020
"We really are only seeing the end of the beginning," said Amanda Sloat from the Brookings Institution.
The British flag will soon be removed from the European Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium.
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Will Brexit damage British tech?

Jan 24, 2020
While it faces competition from tech hubs like Berlin, London is unlikely to lose its tech crown, said one tech venture capitalist.
View of London's Old Street roundabout, also known as the Silicon Roundabout due to the proximity of startups in the area
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UK's Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

Dec 13, 2019
With the stunning victory of Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, will they finally be able to "get Brexit done"?
An arrangement of UK daily newspapers photographed as an illustration in London on December 13, 2019 shows front page headlines reporting on the projected election result based on exit polls in the UK general election.
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Britain’s general election: a choice between starkly contrasting economic visions

Dec 11, 2019
Two radically different plans are up for consideration in Thursday’s general election.
Brexit once again looms large in the UK general election.
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Britain prepares for its third general election in five years

Dec 10, 2019
Thursday's general election will be the third time in five years that Brits have turned out to vote.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn answer questions during a debate in November in Salford, England.
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For a British honey shop, Brexit uncertainty still looms

Dec 4, 2019
Holiday sales will help From Field and Flower, but Brexit could bring tariffs of up to 40%.
Samantha Wallace sources most of her honey from small producers in Europe. Above, worker bees process honey while others seal the honeycomb full of honey with white wax.
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What does London's Lord Mayor actually do?

Nov 8, 2019
The 692nd global ambassador for the City of London takes office during a silent ceremony today.
London's 692nd Lord Mayor rehearses in his ceremonial carriage.
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