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Stocks subdued as England prepares for new Covid tiers - business live

Rolling coverage of the latest business and markets news, as England prepares to exit its national Covid lockdown 8.04am GMT A late addition to the pack: Germany's Dax has opened flat 8.03am GMT As expected, European indexes have tumbled into the red at the open: 7.51am GMT Good morning, and ...
Kalyeena Makortoff / Guardian   |   Fri, 27 Nov 2020 08:04:53

Brexit Is Nipping at London's Role as a Financial Powerhouse

Britain and the European Union don't trust each other much, and global banks are caught in the middle.
Eshe Nelson and Jack Ewing / NY Times   |   Fri, 27 Nov 2020 08:00:12


Little Brexit motion and less progress as the clock runs.
Yves Smith / Naked Capitalism   |   Fri, 27 Nov 2020 07:37:42

Report casts doubt on UK pledge to prevent low-quality food imports

Ministers have refused to sign safeguards, potentially spelling disaster for farmers after Brexit Ministers' pledges to preserve the UK's food and farming standards after Brexit will not prevent the import of lower-standard products and could spell potential disaster for Britain's farmers, a report has found. The government has repeatedly promised ...
Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent / Guardian   |   Fri, 27 Nov 2020 07:00:20

A peculiar definition of sovereignty is the root cause of a failed Brexit

As we enter the last weeks of negotiation between Britain and the EU, things are not looking good. All the possible outcomes look both painful and expensive for the UK. How did we get here? At the root of the problem is the British government's definition of sovereignty, claims Nicholas ...
Roch Dunin-Wasowicz / LSE   |   Fri, 27 Nov 2020 07:00:15

New direct ferry to Dunkirk will be valuable entry point for lorries to Europe after Brexit

Danish shipping line to run daily service to French port from Rosslare
Irish Times   |   Fri, 27 Nov 2020 07:00:00

Europe: Caught between a rule-of-law fight and a hard Brexit

Failure to solve twin crises could spell political and economic disaster.
Mujtaba Rahman / Politico   |   Fri, 27 Nov 2020 03:45:16

UK's trade deal with EU must live up to Brexit promises

Any agreement that separates Northern Ireland from rest of the UK means we are no longer a free country.
Sammy Wilson / Politico   |   Fri, 27 Nov 2020 03:00:30

Brexit: Face-to-face trade talks to resume in London

In-person meetings were suspended when EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier had to self-isolate.
BBC   |   Thu, 26 Nov 2020 22:56:16

UK Energy Giants Back Carbon Trading Over Carbon Tax

Leading energy companies have urged the UK to embrace carbon trading after the Brexit transition period concludes and not adopt a carbon tax instead. In a letter to Boris Johnson, the group, which includes firms such as RWE and Uniper, said that tradable carbon credits remain the best way of ... / Oil Price   |   Thu, 26 Nov 2020 21:00:00