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Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has scrapped the government's Industrial Strategy Committee as part of the government's new "Build Back Better" plans.

Business minister Kwasi Kwarteng has said this morning the UK will focus on vaccinating its adult population before offering surplus

March 30, 2021
Germany and Sweden could be added to the UK’s travel quarantine list this afternoon, with both reporting rising numbers of new coronavirus cases.

Germany will double its initially planned borrowing for 2021 to help finance businesses hit hard by the second wave of

November 27, 2020
Merkel Holds Meeting With States Leaders Over Further Lockdown Measures

German consumer confidence halved in November, as the economy felt the weight of a second nationwide lockdown. Chancellor Angela Merkel

November 26, 2020

Germany will enter a four-week lockdown from 2 November, Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed today. Pubs, bars and restaurants across the

October 28, 2020

Hopes for a trade deal with the EU remained ambiguous at today’s EU summit, with French President Emmanuel Macron and

October 15, 2020
Angela Merkel

The always interesting French President Emmanuel Macron got it precisely wrong in November when he airily derided Nato — the

December 9, 2019
Brexit delay

Angela Merkel is said to have told other EU leaders a Brexit extension would be inevitable should MPs reject Boris

October 18, 2019

Germany has unveiled a number of new measures to fight climate change following a 15-hour negotiation on Friday.  It comes

September 21, 2019

The German government believes there is a “high probability” that a no-deal Brexit will occur on 31 October. An assessment

August 17, 2019

EU leaders are meeting in Brussels today to mull potential candidates for the organisation's top jobs, including the head of the

May 28, 2019

While the London foreign policy commentariat obsesses over the pathetic soap opera that is Brexit, it almost entirely misses the

May 28, 2019

France will push against repeatedly extending the Brexit deadline, a top adviser said yesterday with one eye on 31 October

May 11, 2019

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