Not so diplomatic: Now Russia’s foreign minister wants to expel US diplomats after Obama’s sanctions

35 diplomats were declared “persona non grata” from Russia’s Washington embassy and its San Francisco consulate – they were given 72 hours to leave the country with their families Sanctions announced against nine entities and individuals, including two Russian intelligence agencies Two compounds said to have been used by Russian intelligence services in New York and Maryland will be shut Russia denies any involvement.Read more: Will allegations of Russian hacking tarnish Donald Trump’s presidency?It comes after Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova posted criticism on Facebook of the outgoing Obama administration, saying the President had failed to “record any achievements in the international arena” in the history of his presidency.The UK Russian Embassy also voiced discontent with the measures on Twitter, calling the move “Cold War deja vu”. Share Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoOne-N-Done | 7-Minute Workout7 Minutes a Day To a Flat Stomach By Using This 1 Easy ExerciseOne-N-Done | 7-Minute WorkoutUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndomoneycougar.comDiana’s Butler Reveals Why Harry Really Married Meghanmoneycougar.comUndoZen HeraldEllen Got A Little Too Personal With Blake Shelton, So He Said ThisZen HeraldUndoMedical MattersThis Picture Shows Who Prince Harry’s Father Really IsMedical MattersUndoGive It LoveThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayGive It LoveUndoAtlantic MirrorA Kilimanjaro Discovery Has Proved This About The BibleAtlantic MirrorUndoHouse CoastPregnant Beggar Was Asking for Help, But Then One Woman Followed HerHouse CoastUndo Not so diplomatic: Now Russia’s foreign minister wants to expel US diplomats after Obama’s sanctions Rebecca Smith Friday 30 December 2016 10:38 am The action taken by the US: whatsapp Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has suggested a tit-for-tat move against the US, after it announced sanctions against his country.Lavrov now wants to expel 35 US diplomats and ban them from using a dacha and a warehouse in Moscow, according to Russian news agencies. He said 31 would be removed from the Russian embassy in Moscow, while four would go from the country’s consulate in St Petersburg. Lavrov said the sanctions came from “baseless” accusations of interference in the US elections.But President Putin said he won’t expel the diplomats and will instead consider President-elect Donald Trump’s actions in deciding how to move forward.Read more: Russian hacking is a “fact” in post-truth strategy says government ministerOn Thursday, the Obama administration had ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats and imposed sanctions on two Russian intelligence agencies over efforts to interfere with the US presidential election.US intelligence services believe Russia ordered cyber attacks on the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other political organisations, in a move to try and swing the election in favour of the Republican candidate and now President-elect, Donald Trump. whatsapp read more

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Keep calm and carry on: Deutsche Boerse boss confident about future as an independent company

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Chequers Brexit plan puts the Tories in a perilous position as Theresa May’s party sinks in the polls

Share Julian Harris Theresa May’s ongoing survival as Prime Minister is fascinating for the fact that it rests so heavily on the lack of a politically-viable, workable alternative.Her party, and Westminster as a whole, are so factious that no group has both the ability and the incentive to remove her from power, no matter how much they wish she was gone. Being caught in the middle of numerous Brexit-backing and Brexit-bashing factions is a daily headache for the PM but also the source of her continuity. whatsapp A hat-trick of opinion polls conducted since 10 July show Labour out in front, reversing a long string of surveys dominated by Tory leads. One shows the Conservatives plummeting six points in the wake of the Chequers deal, with another reflecting a four-point drop.Dig into the data and the picture is arguably worse. Three quarters say the government is doing “badly” at negotiating the UK’s exit from the EU, according to YouGov. Nearly seven in 10 people who voted for May’s party last year agree with this damning verdict. And just 13 per cent of people think the Chequers deal would be good for Britain.While the PM’s attempt to steer Brexit through a largely Remain-backing parliament is entirely understandable, the weekend’s polls are a bleak reminder of the dangers of focusing policy on Westminster rather than the wider electorate. Brexit has put the Conservatives in a perilous position, and with Jeremy Corbyn waiting in the wings, it is a peril that threatens the UK as a whole. Sunday 15 July 2018 10:12 am Chequers Brexit plan puts the Tories in a perilous position as Theresa May’s party sinks in the polls whatsapp May’s plan to push Brexit through parliament also, somewhat perversely, rests on this stalemate. Each time she is presented with a challenge, she manoeuvres just enough for the majority of MPs to view the government’s position as the lesser of two immediate evils.This tactic will be tested again on Monday when the taxation (cross-border trade) bill returns to the Commons. May’s message at the weekend, as she called for support for her Brexit position formulated at Chequers, was to “keep our eyes on the prize”.She added: “If we don’t, we risk ending up with no Brexit at all.”Read more: Another Tory resigns from Theresa May’s government over BrexitThe timing of her statement suggests the PM was directing her comments at parliamentary colleagues. However, her words, written in a national newspaper, were addressed to “the country”. The article could easily be seen as a response to the way the Chequers deal has gone down among voters. Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoZen HeraldEllen Got A Little Too Personal With Blake Shelton, So He Said ThisZen HeraldUndoinvesting.comThe Military Spent $1 Billion On this New Vehicle, And Here’s The First Lookinvesting.comUndomoneycougar.comDiana’s Butler Reveals Why Harry Really Married Meghanmoneycougar.comUndoTotal PastThis Woman’s Obituary Was So Harsh, Her Son Was Left ReelingTotal PastUndoSwift VerdictChrissy Metz, 39, Shows Off Massive Weight Loss In Fierce New PhotoSwift VerdictUndoNoteableyFaith Hill’s Daughter Is Probably The Prettiest Woman In The WorldNoteableyUndoNovelodgeMan Pulls Hidden String In Scottsdale And Discovers Secret Room Filled With…NovelodgeUndoBridesBlushMeghan Markle’s Current Net Worth Is Causing The Queen To CringeBridesBlushUndo read more

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Venezuela sinks ever lower as the state tightens its grip

whatsapp whatsapp Rolling power cuts mean that the few retailers stocking meat are unable to keep it fresh, so it rots in the store. Anyone hoping to buy any would need to turn up at the shop with a suitcase of banknotes, since inflation continues to cause havoc with the currency. Reports from the country’s desperate hospitals are almost too depressing to watch, with patients simply lying on the floors of facilities that are unable to offer basic treatments.These conditions have fuelled, in the words of the UN, the worst migration crisis in Latin American history. In keeping with the kind of fantasy statements issued by authoritarian regimes the world over, the President of Venezuela’s constituent assembly said this week that reports of the mass exodus were “suspicious” – adding that global coverage of the migrant crisis was manufactured as part of “a campaign against our country.”While the state cries ‘fake news’ the misery facing ordinary Venezuelans is very real – as is the threat posed to the few remaining private enterprises in the country.Yesterday, the FTSE100 listed packaging giant, Smurfit Kappa, became the latest company to fall into the hands of the regime after an apparent failure to comply with the state’s strict control of pricing. Two executives were arrested, charged with “price speculation and destabilising the economy.” Smurfit has operated in Venezuela since 1986 and directly employs 1,600 people.That the company held out as long as this is nothing short of remarkable, considering the rate at which foreign investment and operations have dried up. In a statement yesterday, Smurfit said that in recent years it had “invested significant amounts of capital in its business…and dedicated significant financial support and resources to…education and health.” The future of the company’s Venezuelan operation, and the fate of its employees, is now in doubt. The state’s grip grows tighter as the country sinks ever lower. Share Wednesday 29 August 2018 7:48 pm by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryZen HeraldEllen Got A Little Too Personal With Blake Shelton, So He Said ThisZen Heraldinvesting.comThe Military Spent $1 Billion On this New Vehicle, And Here’s The First Lookinvesting.commoneycougar.comDiana’s Butler Reveals Why Harry Really Married Meghanmoneycougar.comMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThis Woman’s Obituary Was So Harsh, Her Son Was Left ReelingTotal PastOne-N-Done | 7-Minute Workout7 Minutes a Day To a Flat Stomach By Using This 1 Easy ExerciseOne-N-Done | 7-Minute WorkoutBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeNoteableyFaith Hill’s Daughter Is Probably The Prettiest Woman In The WorldNoteabley Christian May Life in Venezuela is now unimaginably hard. In recent years, we have watched as this once prosperous country descended into poverty, chaos and political turmoil.The United Nations estimates that more than two million Venezuelans have fled the country since 2015, with thousands more attempting to pour over the boarders of neighbouring countries every day. They’re fleeing a country brought to its knees by the inevitable consequences of socialist dogma – with food, medicines and even water now considered a luxury. Venezuela sinks ever lower as the state tightens its grip read more

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DEBATE: Should the government scrap the limits on skilled migrants coming to the UK?

first_imgShould the government scrap the limits on skilled migrants coming to the UK?Jasmine Whitbread, chief executive of London First, says YES.People from the EU and around the world are critical to our economy – thousands of workers in financial services, construction, hospitality and professional services, each contributing £46,000 every year to our economy and supporting jobs. Share whatsapp For too long, employers have been hitting their heads up against a senseless, arbitrary cap, and it’s time for it to go.We can’t ignore how critical immigration is to every aspect of London life. Think about a typical working day in the capital. Drop the kids off at nursery. Grab a coffee before jumping on the tube. At lunch, pop out for a sandwich. Nursery calls, your child has fallen and you take them to A&E for a check-up. Get home, slump on the sofa and use online banking to pay a bill. At every stage, the work of immigrants is fuelling life in our city.We need a fair and managed immigration system, with the right controls, that enables employers to access talent from around the globe – both high and low-skilled. Otherwise, we risk London grinding to a halt.Read more: Major report recommends end to migration cap for highly skilled workersSteven Woolfe, independent MEP and president of the Blue Wave Conservative Movement, says NO.In the opening sequence to every episode of The Simpsons, Bart used to scribble a repeated message on the school chalkboard. This government should scribble on theirs: “immigration matters and needs controlling”. Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoHealthyGemBaby Has Never Eaten Sugar Or Carbs, Wait Till You See Her TodayHealthyGemUndomoneycougar.comDiana’s Butler Reveals Why Harry Really Married Meghanmoneycougar.comUndoZen HeraldEllen Got A Little Too Personal With Blake Shelton, So He Said ThisZen HeraldUndoVitaminewsShe Had No Clue Why The Crowd Started Cheering HerVitaminewsUndoOne-N-Done | 7-Minute Workout7 Minutes a Day To a Flat Stomach By Using This 1 Easy ExerciseOne-N-Done | 7-Minute WorkoutUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndoCleverstTattoo Fails : No One Makes It Past No. 6 Without LaughingCleverstUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndo Wednesday 19 September 2018 8:34 am Jasmine WhitbreadJasmine Whitbread is chief executive of London First and Steven Woolfe whatsapp DEBATE: Should the government scrap the limits on skilled migrants coming to the UK? Poll after poll says immigration matters to the majority of the public.It matters to those poorest in society, who are at risk of lower wages and suffer from higher house prices.It matters to immigrants’ home countries, which lose talented members of their own population and then need others to replace them. Three million have emigrated from Poland in past few years, which recently took in 200,000 Ukrainians to fill job vacancies there.Scrapping immigration limits signals that the government cannot meet its own targets, is embarrassed by its failure, and has lost control.Voters will also see this as a message that controlled immigration does not matter to this government, and they will send their own message back – in lost votes.Read more: Immigration has been at the heart of Sweden’s tech triumph last_img read more

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Danske Bank investigation reaches UK shores ‘as crime agency opens probe’

first_img Danske Bank investigation reaches UK shores ‘as crime agency opens probe’ The probe, which is centred around Denmark’s biggest lender Danske Bank, is likely to focus on the role played by customers suspected of illicit activities using a UK-registered firm during the wrongdoings, the Financial Times said, citing unnamed sources.Such a move from the NCA comes as investigators ramp up efforts to trace as much of the $230bn (£176bn) that was laundered through Danske’s Estonian bank branch as possible.Earlier this week the bank revealed that UK corporate entities were second only to Russia in being the largest proportion of non-resident customers at Danske’s Estonian branch.Read more: Danske Bank head quits after giant money laundering scandalThe chief executive of Danske Bank resigned earlier this week after the publication of a damning report into the money laundering scandal which has rocked the lender. Sebastian McCarthy whatsapp Share Thomas Borgen said that it has been “clear to me for some time” that he would have to resign, after lax controls on money laundering in the bank’s Estonian operations were revealed.As much as €200bn flowed through 15,000 customers’ accounts between 2007 and 2015.The NCA’s investigation comes amid a growing fight to clamp down on key Russian assets after the Salisbury nerve attack, which has worsened relations between Westminster and Moscow.In a statement to the FT, the NCA said: “The NCA is aware of the use of UK registered companies in this case and has related ongoing operational activity. The threat posed by the use of UK company structures as a route for money laundering is widely recognised and the NCA is working with partners across government to restrict the ability of criminals to use them in this way.” More From Our Partners Biden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.org‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comPuffer fish snaps a selfie with lucky divernypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.com whatsapp Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndomoneycougar.comDiana’s Butler Reveals Why Harry Really Married Meghanmoneycougar.comUndoOne-N-Done | 7-Minute Workout7 Minutes a Day To a Flat Stomach By Using This 1 Easy ExerciseOne-N-Done | 7-Minute WorkoutUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndoZen HeraldEllen Got A Little Too Personal With Blake Shelton, So He Said ThisZen HeraldUndoRest Wow68 Hollywood Stars Who Look Unrecognizable NowRest WowUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndoCleverstTattoo Fails : No One Makes It Past No. 6 Without LaughingCleverstUndoTrading BlvdThis Picture of Prince Harry & Father at The Same Age Will Shock YouTrading BlvdUndo Friday 21 September 2018 4:44 pm The National Crime Agency (NCA) has launched an investigation into potential ties between a UK organisation and one of the world’s biggest ever money laundering scandals, it is reported. Tags: Trading Archivelast_img read more

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UK economy will be worse off under every Brexit scenario, government’s own analysis confirms

first_img The UK economy could take a 3.9 percent growth hit under a deal that resembles Theresa May’s Brexit plan, the government has said.A report published on Wednesday morning argues that life outside the EU will leave the UK poorer than if it had stayed inside the bloc in a range of scenarios over the next 15 years. UK economy will be worse off under every Brexit scenario, government’s own analysis confirms Share whatsapp May claims government data shows her Brexit deal is the best option (Source: The Department for Exiting the EU)Appearing on the BBC on Wednesday morning, chancellor Philip Hammond was asked if the UK would be poorer under every Brexit scenario. He replied: “Yes you are right in that analysis.”He added: “If you look at this purely from an economic point of view there will be a cost to leaving the European Union because there will be impediments to our trade.”Speaking ahead of the report being published, former Brexit minister Steve Baker said: “The reputation of government economics is in the gutter. That must change. It’s time for the chancellor to publish all his assumptions and full model documentation so we can begin the process of recovery.” Owen Bennett Tags: Brexit People Philip Hammond Theresa May whatsapp Wednesday 28 November 2018 11:53 am A no-deal Brexit would cause the greatest economic hit, with GDP up to 10.7 percent smaller than it would have been if the UK had stayed in the EU, while a free trade agreement could see an 8.1 percent hit.The draft future relationship with the EU agreed on Sunday was not analysed for the impact on the UK economy, but an examination of a looser Chequers agreement-style deal warned that GDP would take a 3.9 percent hit.If the Chequers agreement was implemented, which would see frictionless trade on goods and agri-foods, the economy would grow by around 2.5 per cent less.Speaking in the Commons just minutes after the Brexit department published the report, May said the numbers supported her negotiating strategy.She said: “The analysis does not show that will be poorer than the status quo today, what the analysis shows is that this is a strong economy that will continue to grow and that the model which actually delivers best on delivering for the vote of the British people and for our jobs and our economy is the model that the government has put forward, is the deal that the government is proposing.”last_img read more

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From sugar to saving, this government is treating us like a nation of children

first_img Opinion Kate AndrewsKate Andrews is associate director at the Institute of Economic Affairs. whatsapp Our leaders seem adamant that we’re not capable of making such choices for ourselves, and are bringing in a slew of policies to render our decision-making powers moot.Just over the past few weeks, the “nanny state” has lived up to its name in full. Day after day we’ve heard of new proposals for restrictions on our lifestyle habits.From calorie caps for restaurant and ready meals (“the biggest interference in the food supply by any country in peacetime” according to the IEA’s Christopher Snowdon) to the “pudding tax” (an extension of the tax on sugary drinks targeting customers who dare to buy dessert), there is an increasing effort to stop us from enjoying a range of food – not just in excess, but altogether.And it doesn’t stop there. Recent policy moves that may seem mundane or bureaucratic are worryingly intruding into basic decisions about one’s livelihood.The Times unearthed this week that HMRC is threatening Iceland Food with a £21m fine for offering staff at the lower end of the pay spectrum a scheme to help them save money for the Christmas holidays. As a kid, this was the milestone that I was most excited to reach, but there were plenty of others – getting my ears pierced, babysitting my brother, going to the movies with my friends on our own – that I still remember to this day.These moments are a critical part of growing up – hitting certain ages when you take on a new responsibilities that turn you into slightly more of an adult and slightly less of a child.You think that you’re taking steps towards autonomy and independence, slowly moving away from the protections and controls that were naturally (and rightly) in place during your childhood. Think again.This government seems increasingly intent on moving us from one infantile stage to another, with Public Health England and HMRC replacing the roles of mum and dad.Long gone are the days when it was assumed that consenting adults could make their own decisions about lifestyles or spending habits. HMRC is claiming that the supermarket chain violated minimum wage laws, despite the scheme being voluntary, with employees able to ask for a return of the cash “on demand”.HMRC promotes its own quasi-compulsory pensions scheme, yet it is targeting a company helping its staff to make fiscally responsible decisions about their futures.The assumption here is that workers are not able to make the most basic decisions about their own money and how they save or spend it. It is remarkable how little trust politicians seem to have in the people who elect them.Targeting adult activities is often done in the name of protecting children. But when you break it down, these policies are not designed to protect kids from experiencing adult behaviour too soon; they are designed to treat adults like children, violating very basic rights we associate with coming of age.Will 2019 be the year this goes too far? That will probably be up to us, grown-ups that we are, deciding that enough is enough. Friday 4 January 2019 8:05 am whatsapp Tags: Tax City A.M.’s opinion pages are a place for thought-provoking views and debate. These views are not necessarily shared by City A.M. Share From sugar to saving, this government is treating us like a nation of children More From Our Partners Killer drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.org980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.com The morning I turned eight, I woke up and told my father that I was “halfway there”.This, in my home state of Connecticut, was in reference to getting my driving licence, a process I could start on my sixteenth birthday.last_img read more

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Sadiq Khan to warn that leaving the single market will damage London ‘for decades to come’

first_img Sadiq Khan to warn that leaving the single market will damage London ‘for decades to come’ whatsapp whatsapp Share Tags: Brexit People Sadiq Khan More From Our Partners UK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.org‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.com London mayor Sadiq Khan will today warn that leaving the single market will damage London and the UK “for decades to come” as the exit date for leaving the bloc draws ever closer.Khan, a staunch Remainer, will say that leaving the single market and customs union would lead to a “lost decade” in which 87,000 jobs would be lost in the capital by 2030 and 500,000 nationwide, if the country leaves the EU without a deal on 29 March.Leaving the single market alone will lead to 54,000 fewer jobs in London, while the capital’s economic output fall by 1.2 per cent lower by 2030, according to the mayor.Khan is due to address a number of business leader at event hosted by advocacy group London First. He will say that while much of the Brexit debate has focused on the customs union, which the Labour party wants to remain a permanent member of, membership of the single market is more important and has enabled London to become “Europe’s capital” for technology and financial, professional and legal services.Read more: Brexit minister says Article 50 delay is not government’s planKhan will say said: “London is a world leader in finance, law, professional services, the creative industries and technology – and these industries are central to the future prospects of the British jobs and growth.“So it’s hugely problematic that the Brexit debate in parliament is largely ignoring the needs of these sectors, focusing almost entirely on manufacturing.“If we want to protect jobs and competitiveness in our key growth sectors, in an era of intensifying global competition, membership of Europe’s single market is the best way to do so.”“If the government fails to achieve that, it is a decision that London and the UK will regret for decades to come.”There are just 44 days to go until the UK leaves the EU. The Prime Minister has been accused by Labour of attempting to “run down the clock” until exit day in order to force MPs to vote for her deal and avoid a no-deal Brexit.Read more: Sadiq Khan: UK must remain clearing king after BrexitMPs will vote on Thursday on a motion supporting the government’s attempt to get changes to the Irish backstop plan – which would see the UK locked in the EU’s customs union after Brexit in the absence of a trade deal.Parliament will then get another vote on February 27 if a new agreement has not been reached by then. Alexandra Rogers by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeNoteableyJulia Robert’s Daughter Turns 16 And Looks Just Like Her MomNoteableybonvoyaged.comTotal Jerks: These Stars Are Horrible People.bonvoyaged.comMisterStoryWoman files for divorce after seeing this photoMisterStoryDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily FunnyPast Factory4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!Past FactoryLiver Health1 Bite of This Melts Belly And Arm Fat (Take Before Bed)Liver HealthTotal PastJohn Wick Stuntman Reveals The Truth About Keanu ReevesTotal PastBeach RaiderMom Belly Keeps Growing, Doctor Sees Scan And Calls CopsBeach Raider Wednesday 13 February 2019 12:09 pm last_img read more

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UK business bank borrowing surges in January

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