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London and Brussels disagree on Brexit divorce bill value

UK and EU clash over Brexit divorce bill valuation

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The UK and the EU are on a fresh collision course over the value of the Brexit divorce bill. Britain’s estimate of the Brexit divorce bill is GBP 3BN lower than Brussels approximation, with the UK insisting that there is only GBP 37BN to be paid and the European Union claiming that GBP 40BN is outstanding...
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Liz Truss hopes to secure free UK/US trade deal

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UK International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has headed to the United States to meet with US counterpart Katherine Tai to secure a free UK/US trade deal. Ms Truss stated her aim during the US trip was to build on the progress the UK has already made on tackling discriminatory market practices between the two nations and improving overall global prosperity.
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Immigrating to USA: Guide to living and working in America

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If you already live in the USA or considering emigrating, our guide covering healthcare, visas and citizenship will aid you with your move overseas. Download our Free Guide to Living in USA...
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Emigrating From The UK Aged 40 or Over

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Emigrating from the UK is often seen as a move for young families looking to improve their quality of life or retirees looking to make the the most of their twilight years. But what if you fall in-between these two categories? What options are there for potential emigrants, looking to move to Australia or New Zealand at 40 or 50 years old?
UK-US travel corridor unlikely to go ahead this summer

COVID: Best and worst places to live as the world re-opens

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Countries fear that they will enter an India-type situation due to the rapid spread of the Delta variant on their territories. Although the acceleration of the global vaccine rollout has prevented hospitalisations and deaths, governments worldwide are considering imposing tougher restrictions to stem the spread of the B 1.617.2 variant which is fast becoming the dominant strain in many countries…
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British pound under pressure against the US dollar

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The British pound (GBP) has come under pressure against the US dollar (USD) during today’s trading session. Pound sterling is unlikely to experience the rapid gains seen during early 2021 against its major currency over the coming months but will hold steady. Meanwhile, the US dollar (USD) looks to continue to outperform its currency rivals following upbeat comments from the Federal Reserve.
US private equity firm places takeover offer for Morrisons

Stocks rally following US infrastructure bill announcement

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A bipartisan group of US senators said that a deal on US President Joe Biden’s USD 1.2TN infrastructure bill had been reached but Mr Biden has refused to sign the deal unless a reconciliation bill is also passed. Still, stocks and riskier currencies are rallying in the wake of the news...
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Federal Reserve could hike interest rates sooner than expected

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During yesterday's monetary policy meeting, the Federal Reserve revealed that US interest rates are likely to be hiked sooner than anticipated following the 5% rise in inflation during May 2021. The Fed initially declared that interest rates would not be touched until 2024, though now looks to be by the end of 2023…