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Why is Russia invading Ukraine? Simple guide as UK embarks on Putin brewing | World | News

Russia has gathered troops on its border with Ukraine in what many see as an aggressive move to invade the former Soviet Union state. The Kremlin has denied any plans to invade its neighbour, but President Vladimir Putin has so far mustered around 127,000 troops on the border, raising concerns. …

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UK braces for dismal post-Christmas vegetable surplus – Is the food shortage over? | United Kingdom | News

In the run-up to Christmas 2021, mild weather conditions meant UK cauliflowers flowered too late for farmers to harvest. Instead, UK retailers were forced to sell imports from France and Spain during the holiday season to meet consumer demand. As a result, many farmers on both sides of the British …

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Copper pulled down by strong dollar ahead of Fed meeting

LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Copper prices succumbed to dollar pressure on Tuesday as the market priced in a more hawkish tone from the U.S. Federal Reserve ahead of March’s monetary tightening. The Fed will meet next week after some pretty aggressive comments from officials about how strong they could …

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UK exports to EU could fall another 8% as Finland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Greece take advantage of Brexit

Monday, January 17, 2022 10:43 a.m. Former Prime Minister of Luxembourg and former President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker (L) greets former EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (R) before a meeting in Luxembourg. (Getty Images) Brexit could reduce UK exports to the EU by -7.73% by 2025, according to …

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Explained: Why India is trying to seal a free trade deal with the UK

India and UK they’ve thrown formal free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations on Thursday, with the aim of concluding an early trade deal in the coming months. The two countries, according to Trade Minister Piyush Goyal, agreed to avoid “sensitive issues” in the negotiations. Commerce Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam said the interim …

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Availability of Workers Harmful to NI Businesses

A survey of manufacturing companies in Northern Ireland found that worker availability, not Northern Ireland protocol, is the most damaging issue for manufacturing in that country. Less than one in four businesses say they continue to struggle with Irish Sea customs arrangements. The results are released as talks between the …

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Brexit fury: Truss urged to tear up hated EU deal NOW and put Boris’ ‘buffoon’ aside | Politics | News

And Ben Habib also called the Minister of Northern Ireland a “buffoon” by calling for his dismissal. The scathing response from the former Brexit Party MEP sparked Mr Lewis’ refusal, during a visit to County Down on Tuesday, to set an ‘arbitrary timetable’ to resolve the smoldering feud between the …

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Companies facing more “red tape” since Brexit

Posted: 5:30 am January 10, 2022 Suffolk businesses faced more ‘red tape and bureaucracy’ in the first year of Brexit, according to two business owners. The UK officially left the European Union (EU) and its single market on January 1, 2021, and all goods entering or leaving the country since …

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Serbia’s stolen offer to integrate Chinese spy tools in Kosovo

BELGRADE / PRISTINA – Kosovo risks becoming a laboratory reluctant to invasive Chinese surveillance technology in the hands of neighboring Serbia, an “iron-clad” friend of Beijing. Belgrade is quietly funding an effort to install advanced and largely unregulated Chinese surveillance tools in Kosovar communities that are partly outside of Pristina’s …

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Will Boris Johnson be able to survive in 2022 as Prime Minister?

Boris Johnson begins 2022 as an “irrevocably weakened figure,” said The Observer. Just two years after winning a decisive parliamentary majority of 80, his poll scores are “drastically down” and his authority among Tory MPs has been severely “eroded” by a series of scandals and two landslide by-election defeats. preservatives. …

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