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Is Scotland moving towards independence?

By James CookChief news correspondent for The Nine Publishedduration2 days agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionYes campaigners outside the Scottish Parliament building after 2014 referendum saw a majority for NoOpinion polls suggest a consistent majority of Scots are now in favour of independence. What is driving this surge in support?When Scotland awoke one grey autumn morning in…

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UK risks road rage with China in Africa

LONDON — Britain is eying investment in Africa as a way to boost trade and influence after Brexit — but it faces stiff competition from China. The U.K. has, to date, announced one significant project as part of its new strategy — more than £100 million for a road in the West African state of…

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US election 2020: What the US election will mean for the UK

By James LandaleDiplomatic correspondentPublishedduration7 hours agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesIf you want to see one of the great monuments to what is called “the special relationship” between Britain and the United States, take a stroll to Grosvenor Square, a leafy haven in the heart of London. There you will find a grand statue of Franklin Delano Roosevelt,…

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Post-Brexit trade talks extended, says No 10

Publishedduration27 minutes agomedia captionBrandon Lewis MP says Michel Barnier staying in London is “hopefully a very good sign”The chief negotiators for the UK and EU will continue post-Brexit trade talks in London until Wednesday, says No 10.Michel Barnier arrived in the UK on Thursday to restart negotiations with Lord David Frost after they stalled last…

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World’s cartoonists on this week’s events

cartoon carousel Drawing the top stories around the globe. First published in Der Spiegel, Germany, October 17, 2020 | By Chappatte By POLITICO October 24, 2020 4:00 am Share on Twitter Mail Print First published in The Economist, U.K., October 24, 2020 | By Kal First published on POLITICO.eu, Belgium, October 24, 2020 | By…