Three Mistakes The U.K. Government Made In The Brexit Negotiations – Forbes

The UK and EU flags Getty It is often claimed that politics is the art of the possible. But if so, then politics is driven by the sole purpose of achieving what can be achieved, instead of what should be achieved. Realpolitik is much more interested in pragmatism than it is in ideology. Increasingly, we become […]

Three Mistakes of UK Government in Brexit Negotiations – Forbes

The UK and EU flags Getty It is often claimed that politics is the art of the possible. But if so, then politics is driven by the sole purpose of achieving what can be achieved instead of what should be achieved. Realpolitik is much more interested in pragmatism than it is in ideology. Increasingly we become […]

Brexit uncertainty ‘hitting UK business investment’ – BBC News

Brexit uncertainty ‘hitting UK business investment’ – BBC News

Image copyright PA Brexit worries will see business investment contract faster this year and recover more slowly next year than was previously thought, a report says. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) says firms are putting resources into contingency plans, such as stockpiling, in a way that is “not sustainable”. It says companies should be […]

UK to launch ‘groundbreaking’ China stock market link – BBC News

UK to launch ‘groundbreaking’ China stock market link – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images UK-listed firms will become the first foreign companies to be able to list in mainland China under a new stock link, the Treasury said. Chancellor Philip Hammond is due to launch the London-Shanghai Stock Connect on Monday. Firms will sell shares through dual listings on the Shanghai and London Stock Exchanges. […]

UK and Russia consider May-Putin meeting to thaw relations – The Guardian

The UK and Russia are examining the scope for a thaw in relations, including the possibility of a meeting between the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and Theresa May at the G20 leaders’ summit in Japan at the end of this month. If a meeting were to go ahead it would be the first encounter at […]

Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target – The Guardian

Theresa May is deceiving us, either deliberately or through ignorance, with regard to the goal of reducing carbon emissions to zero by 2050 (May puts 2050 zero emission target into law, 12 June). This is impossible for any economy based on mass consumption. Over decades, most British manufacturing has shifted abroad, in particular to Asia […]