US-UK trade deal ‘more difficult’ with a customs union – BBC News

US-UK trade deal ‘more difficult’ with a customs union – BBC News

Media captionUS Ambassador: Post-Brexit trade deal ‘difficult’ with customs union The US Ambassador to the UK says negotiating a trade deal post-Brexit would be “much more difficult” if the UK is in a customs union with the EU. Woody Johnson also said it would be “more challenging” for the UK “to get control of [its] […]

UK will reportedly allow Huawei to build out parts of its 5G networks – CNBC

UK will reportedly allow Huawei to build out parts of its 5G networks – CNBC

<!– –> × SEARCH QUOTES Tech The U.K. government will reportedly allow Huawei to build out parts of its 5G wireless networks, defying U.S. demands for a blanket ban on the Chinese tech giant. Citing unnamed sources, The Daily Telegraph first reported that Britain’s National Security Council agreed on Tuesday to let Huawei provide “non-core” […]

UK begins search for new Bank of England governor – Minneapolis Star Tribune

LONDON — The British government on Wednesday kick-started the process to appoint the successor to Mark Carney as governor of the Bank of England, and indicated it was not limiting its search to British candidates. Carney, a Canadian who in July 2013 became the first foreigner to head the Bank of England, has said he […]

Huawei row: UK to let Chinese firm help build 5G network – BBC News

Huawei row: UK to let Chinese firm help build 5G network – BBC News

Image copyright Alamy The government has given Chinese telecoms giant Huawei the go-ahead to supply equipment for the UK 5G data network despite senior ministers warning it poses a security risk. The Daily Telegraph reports the company will help build some “non-core” parts. The plan was said to have worried the home, defence and foreign […]

A visit from Donald Trump is the last thing the UK needs right now – CNN

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First ‘marsquake’ captured by UK sensors – GOV.UK

The NASA InSight lander, which is supported by the UK Space Agency, has recorded its first likely ‘marsquake’. Seismic vibrations of the Martian surface were detected by a set of silicon sensors developed in the UK. The quiet but distinct signal was detected on 6 April 2019 (the 128th Martian day, or sol, of the […]

Markets are underplaying the risk of the UK government imploding, strategist says – CNBC

<!– –> × SEARCH QUOTES CNBC International Investors are underestimating the potential for the U.K. government to “implode,” resulting in a snap general election, a senior foreign exchange strategist told CNBC. Sterling volatility has fallen sharply in recent weeks after Brussels and Westminster agreed to delay Britain’s departure date by up to six months, removing […]

Join the Remain alliance, urges Change UK at Euro election launch – BBC News

Join the Remain alliance, urges Change UK at Euro election launch – BBC News

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Chuka Umunna, Anna Soubry, Heidi Allen and Chris Leslie left their parties to form Change UK Change UK has launched its campaign for the European Parliamentary elections, with 70 candidates including journalist Rachel Johnson – sister of Tory MP and leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson. The party – formerly known […]