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EU wants to ‘punish’ Britain for Brexit, suggests Liam Fox

“The European Union wants to “punish” Britain for having the “audacity” to vote for Brexit, Liam Fox has suggested as he insisted that leaving without a deal will not be a “nightmare scenario”” writes Deputy Political Editor for telegraph.co.uk. However Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, warned that the next stage of negotiations – drawing up a trade deal – are likely to be significantly more challenging. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Do you work for one of the 20 best companies in Britain?

“Northern Gas and Power has been named the best company to work for in Britain, coming top of a list of 20 employers that have displayed a positive workplace culture and strong leadership development” writes Bundeep Singh Rangar for telegraph.co.uk. Other companies that feature prominently include energy supplier First Utility, pest control firm Rentokil and dating app Badoo.The league table, produced by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and jobs site Glassdoor, analysed reviews by current and former employees of more than 700,000 companies on the platform.Second on the list was hospitality tech firm Fourth, which employees said promotes…

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Army could be deployed to protect the border if Britain leaves the EU without a Brexit deal

“A no deal Brexit is “unthinkable”, Amber Rudd said yesterday, contradicting the Brexit secretary just hours after he said the UK has “the right to walk away”” writes Kate Mccann for telegraph.co.uk. Speaking in the House of Commons David Davis said the prospect of no deal should be on the table “for negotiating reasons” as he reiterated the importance of being able to leave talks if the only deal on offer is bad for Britain.He told MPs the Government was “straining every sinew” to secure a comprehensive deal but it…

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Amber Rudd and David Davis clash over UK Brexit deal

“A no deal Brexit is “unthinkable”, Amber Rudd said yesterday, contradicting the Brexit secretary just hours after he said the UK has “the right to walk away”” writes Kate Mccann for telegraph.co.uk. Speaking in the House of Commons David Davis said the prospect of no deal should be on the table “for negotiating reasons” as he reiterated the importance of being able to leave talks if the only deal on offer is bad for Britain.He told MPs the Government was “straining every sinew” to secure a comprehensive deal but it…

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‘No Deal’ Brexit Will Leave Poorest Families £500-A-Year Worse Off, Claims Study

“No deal risks price hikes in the shops as a result of extra charges on everyday items, such as food and drink” writes Deputy Political Editor for huffingtonpost.co.uk. The EU has vowed not to begin trade talks – which could avoid a ‘hard Brexit’ – until “sufficient progress” has been made on the issue. And yet, the only solution Ministers have offered to this potential crisis is ‘dig for no deal’.She added: “Britain crashing out of Europe without a deal is simply not a viable option. Source: huffingtonpost.co.uk Share This:

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Britain, Germany committed to Iran nuclear deal after US plans to scrap it

“Britain and Germany agreed on Sunday they remained committed to the nuclear deal with Iran after a U.S. decision to decertify the agreement, a spokeswoman said after a call between Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel” reports cnbc.com. “They agreed the UK and Germany both remained firmly committed to the deal,” the spokeswoman said in a statement. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Parliament will unite to stop May’s damaging ‘no deal’ Brexit, says McDonnell

“Labour has vowed that a cross-party alliance of MPs will stop Theresa May crashing Britain out of the EU without a deal” writes Rob Merrick for independent.co.uk. It means continuing to pursue crashing out of the EU would threaten the deal that allowed Ms May to survive her election debacle.Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr programme, Mr McDonnell said, of the no deal scenario: “I’m not willing to countenance that.A separate amendment, signed by 10 Tory MPs, says any final deal must be approved by an entirely separate act of…

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10 of the best in Britain and Ireland

“And now, with his litter of five Pig hotels, he is setting the trend yet again in re-imagining the country house hotel” writes Adam Raphael for theguardian.com. The word “boutique” was unknown, hotel food was usually dire, gastropubs unheard of, children and dogs unwelcome and the internet a mystery known only to a handful of boffins.Rooms from £155; breakfast from £10 (thepighotel.com) The best B&Bs are hard to beat, but this one stands out from the pack.The conservatory restaurant showcases delicious food from local suppliers, as well as produce from…

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Clinton Laughs Off Brexit Trade Deal Hopes With Searing Trump Jibe

“Hillary Clinton has laughed off the notion that a big trade deal with Donald Trump and the US will benefit Britain after Brexit” writes unknown author for huffingtonpost.co.uk. The former secretary of state and presidential hopeful used an appearance on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show to issue a jibe towards her successful opponent, while also answering claims a US deal might boost the UK economy.Asked if a “new great big trade deal” with President Trump was the way forward for Britain, Clinton said: “Well, yes, but you’re making a trade deal with…

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Hillary Clinton to UK: Don’t rely on Trump for trade deal

“Clinton told BBC that Britain can’t hope for a U.S. deal with Trump because he “doesn’t believe in trade.”” writes Robert King for washingtonexaminer.com. She told BBC that failing to secure a Brexit deal would put the country at a “very big disadvantage.”. Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said that Britain needs to cut a deal with the European Union as part of Brexit in lieu of securing a trade deal with the U.S. under her former rival, President Trump, as he is “someone who says he doesn’t believe…

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