EU must evolve its position in talks on future ties: UK negotiator
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 The European Union must evolve its position to reach an agreement with Britain, the UK's chief negotiator David Frost said on Wednesday, repeating his position that at the moment the two sides are far apart.
As many as 20 major EU banks are set to announce details for a new payments initiative in the very near future. This announcement came from Electronic Payments International. Business Insider reports the system is referred to as the Pan European Payment System Initiative (PEPSI). It will process card payments in addition to making fund transfers and mobile payments without using Mastercard's or Visa's network.
The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process. Quote from Sarah Hewin, Chief economist at Standard Chartered, speaking to the Financial Times.
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A painter and decorator went from washing down takeaways with several glasses of bourbon after 12-hour working days to competing for Great Britain as a super-fit triathlete, after a cancer scare changed his life. An "exercise free zone" until he was diagnosed with the pre-cancerous condition Barrett’s oesophagus - which affects the cells in the oesophagus - in 2011, at 5ft 7in and weighing 15st, Craig Lane, 41, of Hull, East Yorkshire, was unfit and extremely overweight.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth marked her "official" birthday on Saturday with a military ceremony in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle, performed by soldiers from the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards with music from a band of the Household Division.