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- UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will host a dinner with world business leaders, including Bill Gates and JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon, The Telegraph reported on Friday. Around 20 executives are expected to attend the dinner in a bid to establish "Global Britain," on ...
On Monday the European Union announced that getting rid of the bloc's court oversight from the post-Brexit deal in relation to Ireland would remove ultimately remove Northern Ireland from the European market.  During a news conference, a commission spokesman said, "Our focus should be on those issue...
FILE PHOTO: Loyalists protest against the Northern Ireland Brexit protocol at Belfast Harbour Estate, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, July 3, 2021. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
LONDON (Bywire News) - On Sunday, the gasoline and diesel crisis continued throughout London and the south-east of England. According to the Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) only 60% of all forecourts had both types of fuel available and 22% were completely empty. While in other parts of the count...
FILE PHOTO: Members of the military speak to a worker at Buncefield Oil Depot in Hemel Hempstead, Britain, October 2, 2021. REUTERS/Paul Childs/File Photo
LONDON - Christmas 2021 will be disappointing for millions of British households unless the government extends a new visa scheme to allow foreign truck drivers into the country, the retail industry's lobby group said on Tuesday. “Christmas is about more than just food, so to avoid disappointment for...
LONDON - A closely watched gauge of financial markets' medium-term expectations for British inflation rose to its highest in more than a decade, potentially raising concerns at the Bank of England that inflation expectations are rising too quickly. Five-year five-year forward inflation expectations ...
By Michael Holden LONDON - Britain’s decision to issue temporary visas for 5,000 foreign truck drivers is a short-term fix that will not solve an acute labour shortage that risks major disruption for retailers in the run-up to Christmas, business leaders have warned. Long lines of vehicles formed at...
By Clare Jim, Anshuman Daga and Tom Westbrook HONG KONG/SINGAPORE -China Evergrande Group will make it a top priority to help retail investors redeem their investment products sold by the indebted property giant, its chairman said, as uncertainty looms over interest payment due for a dollar bond on ...
LONDON - Britain on Tuesday apologised for a data breach revealing details of people in Afghanistan seeking relocation to Britain after the Taliban retook control of the country when foreign troops withdrew earlier this year. Britain, the United States and other NATO members scrambled to evacuate th...
By Paul Sandle LONDON -Piers Morgan, the outspoken British journalist and broadcaster, has joined Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and Fox News Media in a global deal that includes a new TV show in early 2022, newspaper columns and a book contract. Murdoch said in a statement on Thursday Morgan was "the b...
LONDON (Bywire News) - On Thursday, the CEO of supermarket group the Co-operative said that the government must intervene to help resolve Britain's truck driver crisis.  The Chief Executive Steve Murrells said, "This won't be solved in isolation, this is a global issue where the supply chain has com...
Lorries are seen at an HGV parking, at Cobham services on the M25 motorway, Cobham, Britain, August 31, 2021. Picture taken August 31, 2021. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra/Files
LONDON (Bywire News) - On Tuesday, the financial services minister, John Glen said, the government will make "judicious" reforms to the financial rules post-Brexit, in order to help the nation compete with New York and Singapore. However, it will ensure the sector's global reputation is not damaged ...
FILE PHOTO: View of Canary Wharf business district at dusk in London, Britain March 9, 2021. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra/File photo
LONDON - Britain said on Tuesday it was delaying the implementation of some post-Brexit border controls which had been due to come into force at the start of October. "The government has decided to delay further some elements of the new controls, especially those relating to Sanitary and Phytosanita...
LONDON -Britain's economy barely grew in July, as the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19 took hold following the easing of lockdown restrictions, official data showed on Friday. Economic output rose just 0.1% in July, the Office for National Statistics said, the smallest monthly increase since ...
LONDON - British new car registrations in August fell 22% year on year, preliminary industry data showed on Monday, with the sector still battling pandemic-related supply difficulties.     Over the first eight months of the year the market is up about 20% from 2020, the Society of Motor Manufacturer...
- The benchmark price in the British carbon market on Tuesday hit its highest level since the market launched in May, a day after the European equivalent it replaced also hit a record high. The benchmark December 2021 UK Allowance (UKA) contract rose to 52.00 pounds per tonne, up 1.25 pounds. Britai...
By Mai Nguyen and Tom Daly - London aluminium jumped on Tuesday to a more than 10-year high and was on track for its seventh straight monthly gain as output curbs in top producer China stoked concerns of tight supply. Aluminium prices have been supported by production curbs in key Chinese smelting r...
By Aby Jose Koilparambil -British recruitment agency Hays said on Thursday it will resume dividend payouts that it paused last year because of the pandemic, betting on a stronger than expected recovery in the job market. Hays, Britain's biggest publicly listed recruiter, said the year ended June 30 ...
LONDON - Britain said it was pursuing data partnerships with countries including the United States, Australia, South Korea and other fast-growing markets to break down barriers and boost trade after Brexit. Britain's digital minister, Oliver Dowden, said on Thursday data adequacy partnerships would ...
LONDON - British house prices rose in June at the fastest annual rate since 2004, the Office for National Statistics said on Wednesday. House prices were 13.2% higher than in June 2020, the ONS said, following a 9.8% annual increase in May.   (Reporting by Andy Bruce; editing by James Davey)...
BRUSSELS -European Union exports to Britain rose solidly in June from May, data released by the European Union statistics office showed on Friday, contrasting with a slight drop in the bloc's exports to the rest of the world. Eurostat said that EU's seasonally adjusted exports to Britain, which left...