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UK’s post-Brexit border arrangements to cost $6 bn after repeated delays

UK’s post-Brexit border arrangements to cost $6 bn after repeated delays

2 min read Last Updated : May 20 2024 | 9:05 AM IST The British government estimates it will spend at least 4.7 billion pounds ($6 billion) on implementing post Brexit border arrangements, after repeated delays in setting new rules, parliament’s spending watchdog said on Monday.   Britain voted to leave the European...

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France and Germany’s economies hit by eurozone slump as UK bounces back

France and Germany’s economies hit by eurozone slump as UK bounces back

Economies in the eurozone are growing at half the pace of the UK’s, according to figures published by the European Union’s own statistics division – with Germany and France doing even worse. And one UK-based economist has warned countries in 19-strong monetary union to brace themselves for a “muted” recovery – in contrast to Britain,...

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Why did UK airports’ e-gates fail – and will it happen again?

Why did UK airports’ e-gates fail – and will it happen again?

Several of the UK’s busiest airports saw their e-gates system fail on Tuesday – but is it concerning or par for the course? ADVERTISEMENT E-gates at airports across the UK have returned to normal following a mass outage which caused disruption and huge queues for thousands of passengers. On Tuesday, the electronic gates Heathrow, Gatwick,...

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King’s Award proves British businesses are seizing Brexit boost

King’s Award proves British businesses are seizing Brexit boost

Three burgeoning businesses capitalising on a Brexit boost have won a royal seal of approval as the very best of British. The trio will today be handed The King’s Awards for Enterprise – the highest official UK honour for firms – for their part as international trade, innovation, and sustainable development trailblazers. It comes just...

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Two thirds of UK adults unaware of EU’s new Entry/Exit System

Two thirds of UK adults unaware of EU’s new Entry/Exit System

A significant chunk of UK adults say they have no idea about how the EU’s new Entry/Exit System (EES) will work when it kicks off in October. ADVERTISEMENT Almost two thirds of UK adults are unaware of the EU’s new Entry/Exit System (EES) which is scheduled to launch later this year. That staggering statistic comes...