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Johnson: ‘Don’t expect #Brexit breakthrough in New York’

Johnson: ‘Don’t expect #Brexit breakthrough in New York’

| September 23, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday (23 September) cautioned against the likelihood of making a Brexit breakthrough at talks on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, writes Kylie MacLellan of Reuters. Johnson, who has vowed to take Britain out of the European Union at the end of October with or […]

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Exiled Oligarch Vladimir Gusinsky and his “special” Kremlin deal

Exiled Oligarch Vladimir Gusinsky and his “special” Kremlin deal

| September 22, 2019

Many see Vladimir Gusinsky as a victim – a man forced out for his liberal beliefs and strength to stand up to Vladimir Putin and his henchmen. But others believe that is far from the truth. Some say Gusinsky is still “welcomed” in the Kremlin – indeed, he has made hundreds of millions of dollars […]

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#Bristol is still one of the best for business

#Bristol is still one of the best for business

| September 21, 2019

When we think of cities in terms of business, investment and economic credentials, the ones that immediately come to mind include London, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow and Newcastle. There is no doubt these places are well suited for business, with some even making the case that cities like Manchester having the real potential of deposing London as […]

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Improving policy instruments for better quality cycling projects – #EUCYCLE project kicks off in Hungary

Improving policy instruments for better quality cycling projects – #EUCYCLE project kicks off in Hungary

| September 20, 2019

The EU CYCLE Project kick-off meeting was held in Szombathely, Hungary, on 10-11 September. Five partners from different countries met to pave the way for a new and exciting Interreg Europe project that intends to boost wellbeing in Europe by improving the implementation of cycling policy instruments, enhancing cycling projects and sharing best practices to […]

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European Parliament President #DavidSassoli receives call and invitation to London from PM #BorisJohnson

European Parliament President #DavidSassoli receives call and invitation to London from PM #BorisJohnson

| September 20, 2019

European Parliament President David Sassoli (pictured) has received a phone call from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. It was the first conversation between the two leaders. Prime Minister Johnson invited President Sassoli to meet in person in London and stressed the importance of the European Parliament in the Brexit process. He expressed his wish to […]

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Ahead of #UNGeneral Assembly – key polling on what Europeans think about #Iran deal, Russian interference, #ChinaTradeWars and #ClimateChange

Ahead of #UNGeneral Assembly – key polling on what Europeans think about #Iran deal, Russian interference, #ChinaTradeWars and #ClimateChange

| September 20, 2019

As global leaders prepare to descend on New York for next week’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and Climate Action Summit, Susi Dennison, from the award-winning think-tank the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), believes there is a mandate for a more activist EU on international issues. Dennison, a Senior Fellow and specialist in European […]

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#Huawei boss insists 5G sale would boost competition

#Huawei boss insists 5G sale would boost competition

| September 20, 2019

Ken Hu, Huawei rotating chairman (pictured, above), expressed confidence its founder’s surprise offer to transfer access to its 5G technologies to a western company has the potential to increase competition in a market with only a few suppliers, after years of consolidation. “If it gets implemented, the move would support more competition across the global […]

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