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Britain toughens stance on China as it eyes US

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by Amazon Polly This article is part of Britain Goes Global, a series highlighting the launch of Pro Trade UK. Sign up here for complimentary access to Morning Trade UK, POLITICO’s new daily morning newsletter. LONDON — Forget a post-Brexit trade deal with China — some now think a…

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Project Paperwork: Brexit Britain begins to take shape

LONDON — It’s official: Brexit Britain will mean a lot of red tape. Old “Project Fear” scare stories from the 2016 Remain campaign about masses of customs paperwork and increased costs for traders, as well as restrictions on immigration for vital sectors, are becoming reality. The government on Monday unveiled a 230-page blueprint detailing the…

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UK-New Zealand trade deal ‘essential’ to help recovery, says UK trade secretary

U.K. Secretary of State for International Trade Liz Truss | Carl Court/Getty Images UK-New Zealand trade deal ‘essential’ to help recovery, says UK trade secretary The UK says it wants to join a free trade agreement involving 11 Asia-Pacific countries. By Emilio Casalicchio and Graham Lanktree 7/13/20, 11:08 AM CET Updated 7/13/20, 12:17 PM CET…

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Why Britain must ditch the Brexit deal

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by Amazon Polly John Longworth is director general of pro-Brexit think tank the Centre for Brexit Policy. He was formerly director general of the British Chambers of Commerce and a Conservative MEP.  The referendum campaign was fought by Leavers above all else on the issue of sovereignty.…

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UK spends £705M to boost border controls with EU

Michael Gove | Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images UK spends £705M to boost border controls with EU Money will ensure borders ‘will be ready when the UK takes back control on January 1,’ says Michael Gove. By Aitor Hernández-Morales 7/12/20, 11:17 AM CET Updated 7/12/20, 7:22 PM CET Britain’s Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove on…