UK and Germany grow wary of Huawei as US turns up pressure – Financial Times

UK and Germany grow wary of Huawei as US turns up pressure – Financial Times

The UK and Germany are growing wary of allowing Huawei, the Chinese telecoms company, to install 5G equipment in their countries after a US delegation visited Europe to urge heightened vigilance against national security threats. UK security officials on Thursday issued a new public warning to Huawei, saying the Chinese company must fix problems in […]

Are free ports the future? – BBC News

Are free ports the future? – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Could Teesside’s fortunes be revived by becoming a free port area? Can “free ports” spark a post-Brexit manufacturing boom? Jonty Bloom reports from Teesside, which plans to become the UK’s first free port, offering customs-free imports and hoping to bring back manufacturing jobs. Teesside in the north east of […]

So long and thanks for all the fish? Dutch fear Brexit threat – BBC News

So long and thanks for all the fish? Dutch fear Brexit threat – BBC News

Image caption Urk is one of the main centres of the Dutch fishing industry Fresh plaice encased in crushed ice pour out of crates on to the stainless steel tables. “Very worried of course about Brexit,” says Barend Hakvoort, whose job it is to ensure the Netherlands’ largest fish auction house maintains its stocks. “Many […]

UK ports face 'major disruption' in case of no-deal Brexit, MPs warn – BBC News

UK ports face 'major disruption' in case of no-deal Brexit, MPs warn – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images There is a “real prospect” of “major disruption” at UK ports in the case of a no-deal Brexit, according to MPs. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said government preparations for avoiding disruption around major ports were “worryingly under-developed”. Committee members also said there was a “real risk” the Department for Transport […]

Cyber Monday Live: Our rolling guide to the best UK deals

Cyber Monday Live: Our rolling guide to the best UK deals

My colleague Julia Kollewe has already put together a guide to some of the deals that have been running over Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Here are some of the highlights from major UK retailers: Amazon UK What’s happening? The online retailer is offering “lightning deals” of discounted products that usually run for six hours […]

Brexit: UK withdrawal agreement is 'the best possible deal'

Brexit: UK withdrawal agreement is 'the best possible deal'

EU leaders have approved an agreement on the UK’s withdrawal and future relations – insisting it is the “best and only deal possible”. After 20 months of negotiations, the 27 leaders gave the deal their blessing after less than an hour’s discussion in Brussels. Source link

Internal documents Facebook has fought to keep private obtained by UK Parliament

Internal documents Facebook has fought to keep private obtained by UK Parliament

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Spain to back Brexit deal after UK agrees to Gibraltar terms

Spain to back Brexit deal after UK agrees to Gibraltar terms

British Prime Minister Theresa May, on her way to Brussels, hopes to leave Brussels on Sunday with a firm agreement on the withdrawal terms for Britain’s departure from the EU on March 29, as well as a comprehensive negotiating text on how future relations should look like once both sides agree on a trade agreement. […]