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Stephen Booth: While UK-EU talks gather momentum, Britain should continue to diversify its trading relationships.
Deals with the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand will prepare the country for future EU-related bumps in the road.
Richard Holden: Here in Durham, Labour ponder tinkering with statues – while local people yearn for jobs, security and pay
We need to switch from specifying “what’s allowed to open” to “what in the interest of public health needs to continue to be restricted.”
The CBI supports the Government’s timetable and Starmer is keeping his head down. It is quite the turnaround.
This is 25 times the number of skilled work permits issued each year to non-EU citizens and their dependants.
Given the salience of the topic, we are republishing the Chair of the Foreign Select Committee’s article above each day this week.
The priority must be to get rid of the virus – anything to jeopardise that could push travel even further way.
Some of the solutions being proposed for UK trade talks would make it a pariah state in the WTO community.
Stephen Booth: Contrary to expectations, the UK may have the upper hand as Brexit negotiations intensify
With its objective being British sovereignty, Johnson’s government can justify economic disruption better than the EU.
Bob Seely: While we are distracted by Covid-19, China prepares to seize Hong Kong – and crush freedom
We must now change the status of these passports to allow Hong Kong BNOs a quicker path to full UK citizenship.
Blood tests at airports, robot microbe killers, and attendants in PPE: How Covid-19 will affect the future of travel
Various new measures are being created to cope with the threat of the virus, with huge ramifications for tourism.
The UK quarantine for international arrivals: what the rules are – and the reasons for their imposition now
Whereas other countries, such as Israel and Australia, implemented travel bans mid-March, the country is only following now.
Liam Fox: The amendments that could kill free trade deals with America, developing countries and the Commonwealth this week
Take it from me that the US would walk away from talks if we tried to make the adoption of UK rules a precondition of any FTA.
Can the UK really follow South Korea? Five big issues as the Isle of Wight experiences contact tracing.
Technologically and culturally, the Asian country is a very different place – and it launched its programme before the virus could take root.
Those that prevent ordinary Syrians from accessing humanitarian aid and economic opportunities should be ended.