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EU-UK trade deal cannot allow ‘race to the bottom’: EU’s ...

12 December, 2019 11:05 pm 11:05 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s central interest in forging a free trade agreement with Britain is to agree common social and environmental standards and avoid a “race to the bottom”, the EU chief Brexit negotiator wrote in an opinion piece. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday there would be no alignment with … Read More


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Brexit delay looms after UK MPs demand more time to debate deal

10 October, 2019 9:53 am 9:53 am

LONDON (AFP) – European Council President Donald Tusk said he will recommend EU leaders grant another Brexit extension, hours after British MPs rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s bid to force his divorce deal through parliament this week. Tusk said he would advise the bloc’s 27 other member states to accept a postponement request from the … Read More


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Automakers brace for US government report on import tariffs

02 February, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A confidential Commerce Department report due to be sent to Donald Trump is widely expected to clear the way for the US president to threaten tariffs on imported autos and auto parts by designating the imports a national security threat, auto industry officials said. The report’s recommendations may bring the global auto … Read More