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UK investment in OneWeb satellite firm ‘geopolitical,’ Cabinet minister says

Business Secretary Alok Sharma | Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images UK investment in OneWeb satellite firm ‘geopolitical,’ Cabinet minister says ‘The UK has an ambition to be a world leader in the space sector,’ said Business Secretary Alok Sharma. By Joshua Posaner 7/9/20, 4:00 PM CET Updated 7/9/20, 4:24 PM CET The U.K. government’s decision…

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‘Significant divergences’ in UK-EU talks – Michel Barnier

Image copyright EPA Image caption EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier attended talks in Downing Street “Significant divergences” remain between the EU and the UK on a post-Brexit trade deal after informal talks in London, Michel Barnier has said.The EU’s chief negotiator said his team would “continue working with patience, respect and determination” following talks with…

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Liz Truss warns UK post-Brexit border plans could face WTO challenge

Liz Truss wrote to Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove to set out four concerns about plans to manage the border with the EU | Leon Neal/Getty Images Liz Truss warns UK post-Brexit border plans could face WTO challenge International trade secretary’s letter shows the tension between government departments over the plans.…

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German minister: Europe must develop own defense even if Biden wins

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer argued that the United States will remain focused on China even if the Democratic candidate defeats President Donald Trump in November | Pool photo by Mika Schmidt/Getty Images German minister: Europe must develop own defense even if Biden wins US shift to focus on China won’t change, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer says. By Hans von…

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Care homes face staffing ‘black hole’ with new immigration bill

Image copyright Reuters Care homes could face a staffing “black hole” because of the impact of the government’s immigration bill, care leaders have warned.The Cavendish Coalition – which represents UK health and social care groups – says it is gravely concerned.The current proposals would not allow enough overseas workers to be recruited, it has warned.The…