Last Updated: 17:22 GMT Friday, 21 Feb. 2020

UK manufacturers feel heat as EU trade battles loom

Fear of post-Brexit tariffs forces groups to rethink dependence on overseas markets
FT   |   Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:54:07

What Keir Starmer would mean for Brexit

Frontrunner in Labour leadership race to scrutinise any Boris Johnson trade deal
FT   |   Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:26:34

EU leaders propose budget compromise at summit

Member states trying to break impasse over yawning funding gap after Brexit
FT   |   Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:22:06

Music industry fears bands will be unable to tour UK without visas

Professional body urges ministers to clarify proposed post-Brexit immigration rules The music industry has urged the government to clarify its proposed immigration rules amid fears that bands from the EU will not be able to tour the UK without written permission or a visa. They are the latest to warn ...
Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent / Guardian   |   Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:11:19

EU leaders at odds over filling €75bn Brexit shortfall

Agreement on a final budget deal at summit is unlikely, says Mette Frederiksen, Danish PM A summit to fix the EU's long-term budget looked in danger of ending in failure after less than a day of talks, with leaders miles apart on how to fill the €75bn (£63bn) hole left ...
Daniel Boffey in Brussels / Guardian   |   Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:25:28

Boris Johnson news - live: Priti Patel hit by new bullying 'pattern' allegations, as music industry attacks Tory immigration plan

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Adam Forrest / The Independent   |   Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:00:00

Thomas Piketty: "The current economic system is not working when it comes to solving inequality"

Following a recent event at LSE, Thomas Piketty took questions from LSE staff, students and members of the public on inequality and his latest book, Capital and Ideology. Will we see a dramatic shift in inequality in the UK following Brexit? I think, if anything, Brexit will exacerbate the trend ...
Blog Team / EUROPP   |   Fri, 21 Feb 2020 08:44:26

Summit standoff as EU leaders grapple with Brexit-sized hole in budget

EU leaders made no headway on Thursday in fractious talks on a joint 2021-27 budget that was left with a 75 billion-euro (62.9 billion pounds) hole after Britain's departure at a time when they face costly new challenges from climate change to migration.
Kathimerini   |   Fri, 21 Feb 2020 06:55:48

Immigration rules post-Brexit could fuel modern slavery, say charities

Charities say ban on low-skilled workers could lead to boom in black market The proposed closure of UK borders to low-skilled workers after Brexit risks driving vulnerable EU citizens into modern slavery, charities have said. They warned the ban will lead to a boom in a black market for low-paid ...
Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent / Guardian   |   Fri, 21 Feb 2020 06:00:46

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