UK regions prepare for loss of EU investment post-Brexit
05 December 2020 | 1:04 pm
The town of Ebbw Vale in south Wales has benefitted from hundreds of millions of euros in EU development money in the decades since its steelworks closed, but despite this it voted heavily in favour of Brexit. With the UK's Brexit transition period due to end on December 31, regions like this hope that British government funds will replace the European money. Since 2014, the UK has received 10.6 billion euros in EU Structural Funds.
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Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have jointly announced in-person talks, in London on Monday. This comes amid long-running post-Brexit negotiations on Northern Ireland.
The British prime minister rushed to Northern Ireland a day after his EU agreement to tout the country as "the world's most exciting economic zone." But he needs to convince the unionist DUP to back the agreement.
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The professional services firm said rising childcare costs were pricing many women out of work. In 2021, childcare costs relative to average income were one of the highest among OECD countries, representing nearly a third of the income of a UK family on an average wage.
It was like an estranged couple agreeing to give themselves another chance. Announcing the "Windsor Framework" in late February, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen were emphatic that the UK and the EU are allies, trading partners and friends.
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Home Secretary Suella Braverman tours potential migrant housing in Rwanda as asylum deal remains mired in legal challenges. The UK-Rwanda plan was agreed in April 2022, and was intended to send people seeking asylum or claiming refugee status in the UK processed and settled in Africa - but no one has yet made the trip.
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