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How to protect the NHS in a post-Brexit trade deal with the US
There are two solutions to this impending problem, which most political parties could agree to if they are truly committed to protecting the NHS.
NHS drug prices, chlorine-washed chicken and secretive courts: What do US-UK trade documents tell us about life after Brexit?
Hundreds of pages of leaked documents detailing behind-closed-doors talks between US and UK officials have stoked fears about the true price of a post-Brexit trade deal with Trump’s America.
UK faced with EU-US biotechnology dilemma post-Brexit
The discussion over science-based policymaking in the EU, in general, has been heating up in recent years, with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) front and centre of the debate.
US-UK trade leak: US seeks changes to patents and GIs
Confidential documents from trade negotiations between the UK government and the US detail the US position regarding IP provisions.
Leaked US trade talks show how Trump is dictating Johnson’s approach to a hard Brexit
Far from taking back control, Britain has clearly entered into a relationship where we hold none of the cards.
Explosive leaked trade papers show NHS, chlorinated chicken already on table in US trade talks
Trade deal with Trump would threaten public services, consumer protection and online rights.
France says post-Brexit trade deal requires UK to align with EU standards
The EU and UK can reach an agreement on a future trade relationship provided that Britain sticks closely to Europe’s labour and environmental standards, according to France’s trade minister.
How fast could UK-EU trade deal be struck?
While the UK focuses on its upcoming general election, with all the uncertainty it throws up, the EU is using the time and space to game-plan the various negotiation scenarios that may follow.
Japan economy Minister says he hopes Britain joins TPP trade pact after Brexit
Negotiations about Britain’s entry into the free trade bloc can’t really take place as long as it remains an EU member.
UK consumers will expect EU standards in FTA - Hogan
The European Commission has already done a substantial amount of preparation for the EU-UK future relationship negotiations and trade talks could be done quickly, EU trade commissioner said.
This is what US business wants from a US-UK trade deal
A post-Brexit deal should make it easier to build supermarkets, avoid tax and sue the UK, US business lobbyists say.
The NHS will be part of any post-Brexit US free trade deal—here’s why
“Free trade” deals are often a cover for privatising public services and US negotiating texts already mention British drug and tech companies.
Ukraine ready for conclusion of FTA with UK, and hard Brexit trade representative
Ukraine is ready for conclusion of a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom and for economic cooperation in the face of hard Brexit.
Can Britain reach a trade deal with the EU by the end of 2020?
Few experts believe transition period is long enough, raising continued threat of no-deal Brexit.
The UK will never get the US trade deal it wants
The United Kingdom is likely to be confronted by a phalanx of hard-nosed American trade officials who will attempt to pry open British markets to more American goods.
DC arbitration threatens Egypt’s economic revival
Petroceltic, a UK-based global energy company, has initiated arbitration proceedings against the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation.
Turkish court defies int’l tribunal in dispute over company seized in wake of coup - FT
Ankara is in conflict with an international investment tribunal after a Turkish court has rejected a demand to halt criminal proceedings regarding a Turkish media tycoon and his family.
Michel Barnier tells UK: ignore EU regulatory standards at your peril
EU Brexit negotiator links free-trade deal with the UK to workers’ rights and environmental protection.
Activists demand Trade Democracy at the site of Peterloo
200 years ago, democracy activists died in Manchester, while peacefully campaigning for the vote. On the bicentennial of the massacre, activists protested against the threat to democracy from the corporate court system.
Morocco, UK sign post-Brexit association agreement
Morocco and the UK have signed an “Association Agreement” to ensure that the two countries maintain their relationships unscathed when the UK leaves the EU.