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UK economy grapples with inflation

A series of shocks have combined to send prices spiraling in the UK. Inflation is a global problem, but Boris Johnson’s government is being accused of making things worse for consumers. The UK is entering...

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Myth about low-skilled labor

Britain’s new immigration system makes it clear that low-skilled workers are no longer welcome. The policy reveals deep-seated biases about the value of work, says Kate Ferguson. When Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel unveiled her...

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EU says Britain must address Brexit deal doubts within hours

European officials have said they need the hard details of a Brexit withdrawal deal within hours rather than days, ahead of an EU leaders’ summit. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said three issues needed resolution....

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Brexit: Theresa May warns of elections, uncertainty, if deal rejected

With a key Parliament vote on her Brexit plan looming, Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that a rejection of the deal could take Britain into “uncharted waters.” She also raised the specter of a...

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Brexit: Migrants give UK a wide berth as other options abound

British firms are struggling with the biggest shortage of EU workers in two decades. A weak pound amid Brexit uncertainty means staying home or other EU states are more fruitful options. Several countries, including the...

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UK retailer Tesco launches offensive in discount war with Lidl, Aldi

British supermarket giant Tesco has unveiled the first of its new Jack’s discount food stores, saying they would be the cheapest in town. The stores are intended to stop the advance of German-owned Lidl and...

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Brexit: Brussels tightens deadline for UK to clarify EU divorce bill

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says the bloc won’t wait much longer for the UK to agree to settle its Brexit bill if trade talks are to take place in January. EU officials say the...

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Merkel warns Britain it must accept ‘four freedoms’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Britain of ‘cherry-picking’ the benefits of the EU’s single market. She threatened Britain with loss of access to EU markets.   German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the EU must...

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Outshining a former colonial master: India’s economy to surpass Britain’s

India will soon overtake Britain to become world’s fifth largest economy, a “Forbes” magazine report has said. Economist Rajiv Biswas talks to DW about the impending milestone and the overall state of India’s economy. DW:...

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The Disunited Kingdom

“Events are moving faster than anyone can comprehend, and only one thing is certain – that seemingly no-one thought it might be a good idea to figure out what to do after a Brexit vote....

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Opinion: Brexit would be a big mistake for UK, Europe

In a few days’ time, Britain will vote on its future in the European Union. If they decide to leave, this might turn out to be the biggest mistake in recent European history, writes Barbara...

Exporting nations more lenient to foreign corporate bribery

Transparency International has said governments in many OECD nations have become less inclined to fight companies that use bribery to get contracts abroad. It cited budgetary reasons to be behind the backsliding. The anti-corruption watchdog...