Boris Johnson

Brexit

UK clinches post-Brexit trade agreement with EU

The UK clinched a historic trade deal with the European Union, averting the threat of an acrimonious breakup and laying the foundations for a new relationship with its biggest and nearest commercia

STI down by 3.3% amid the US election and second wave of Covid-19 infections - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

STI watch

STI down by 3.3% amid the US election and second wave of Covid-19 infections

As at noontime on Nov 2, the Straits Times Index (STI) was trading at 2,439.76, up from 2,431.265 as at 9am on the same day.

Boris Johnson announces $616 million funding to cut greenhouse gases - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

Boris Johnson announces $616 million funding to cut greenhouse gases

(22 July): Boris Johnson announced £350 million ($616 million) of funding to help drive down greenhouse gas emissions from heavy industry, construction, space and transport as he seeks to bolster h

Global Economy

Briefs

Quoteworthy: "Let us cross this important hurdle during this ‘circuit breaker’, and then we can deal with this issue in a dedicated way.

Brexit

Boris Johnson's next Brexit steps: Get it done, then define it

(Dec 13): Boris Johnson’s election victory will allow him to get Brexit done. He now has to decide what it means in practice.

Brexit

Johnson suffers surprise blow to campaign as Morgan quits ahead of UK election battle

(Oct 31): Boris Johnson suffered a surprise blow to his election campaign on day one of the contest when senior Cabinet minister Nicky Morgan announced she was quitting politics.

Brexit

Boris Johnson eyes election after Parliament forces Brexit delay

(Oct 23): Boris Johnson looked set to try for an election, after Parliament blocked his plan to rush the Brexit deal into law.

Global Economy

Briefs

SINGAPORE (Oct 21): “Where there is a will, there is a #deal — we have one!”Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, following th

Brexit

UK, EU agree on 'great new' Brexit deal

SINGAPORE (Oct 17): The British pound rallied and UK stocks turned higher as Britain and the European Union on Thursday finally reached a historic Brexit deal.

Global Economy

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SINGAPORE (Sept 9): “Take an interest in the world around you. Read the newspapers. You must have an interest in the world.

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