European Union negotiators have floated a tentative Brexit plan to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland and to give Britain stronger guarantees that a customs border would not be needed along the Irish Sea, the Financial Times said yesterday.
PCP Capital Partners, the investment firm run by British businesswoman Amanda Staveley, is interested in bidding around £300m (€340m) for Newcastle United after owner Mike Ashley put the Premier League club up for sale, according to a source.
WE all too easily blame fate for the misfortunes that afflict us. Fate is a convenient catchall that hides behind the fatalism underpinning the Calvinists’ Westminster Confession of Faith which declares that our lives are “freely and unchangeably ordained whatsoever comes to pass”.
US president Donald Trump plans to speak with German, French, and Italian officials ahead of a summit of the Group of 20 leading economies this week that could expose his sharp differences with world powers on trade and other issues.
Cabinet ministers Jeremy Hunt and Greg Clark have sought to reassure the pharmaceutical industry that the UK will maintain a "close working relationship" with the European Union after Brexit, amid concerns about the regulation of medicines.