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Peter Mandelson calls on Brussels to block Nvidia-ARM chip merger

Brussels should intervene and block the acquisition of Britain’s tech jewel ARM by U.S. chip giant Nvidia, according to Peter Mandelson, a former EU trade commissioner and former U.K. business minister. Mandelson argued that Brexit should play no role in the EU’s calculus and sent a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen…

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British business frustrated by 20 minute Brexit call with government

LONDON — Business leaders were left frustrated Tuesday by a call with the U.K. government about preparedness for the Brexit transition that lasted just over 20 minutes. The videoconference, hosted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove, was attended by 250 business leaders. The meeting centered on the readiness of British…

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Brexit stalemate continues

LONDON — Brexit talks remained in stalemate Tuesday afternoon after the two sides failed to break an impasse that has put the process on ice. Following a call between EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier and his U.K. counterpart David Frost, Barnier tweeted: “We should be making the most out of the little time left. Our…

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Theresa May’s 6 best put-downs

Theresa May spent three years as prime minister trying — and failing — to do three things: deliver Brexit, unite her party and convince Brits that she had a personality. Since leaving office and returning to the House of Commons as a backbench MP, May has found the key to the latter is to make…