Ellen Milligan
A truck rolls off a cargo vessel docked at Esbjerg Port in Ebjerg, Denmark. European Union food imports to the U.K. are about to get more expensive and complicated as the British government implements the Brexit deal.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 27, 2024
Britons finally taste full Brexit as costly border checks begin
From April 30, the U.K. will impose checks on European Union food imports — a stark reversal from the pre-Brexit era of frictionless trade.
U.K. Prime Minster Rishi Sunak speaks during a news conference on his flagship Rwanda migration policy in London on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 23, 2024
Sunak’s Rwanda deportation bill to become law after long fight
The U.K. is set to deport asylum-seekers to Rwanda in around July after Parliament approved the prime minister's plan.
U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak reportedly signed off on introducing a regulation bill after the Premier League failed to agree on a deal to share revenues with smaller clubs.
Mar 19, 2024
U.K. to set out soccer regulation law after club talks stall
The Football Governance Bill will be proposed in the House of Commons on Tuesday.
A soldier participates in a multinational training exercise in the municipality of Hohenfels in Germany.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 15, 2024
Europe's race against time to rebuild militaries in uncertain world
The continent is a decade away from being able to defend itself unaided, officials say, while Russia could target a NATO member in three to five years.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban attends a European Union summit in Brussels on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 2, 2024
EU breaks deadlock on €50 billion for Ukraine after Orban caves
The deal is crucial for Ukraine, which has warned that its coffers are emptying as it grapples with a weapons shortage.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak delivers a speech on AI in London on on Oct. 26.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 1, 2023
Rishi Sunak embraces Musk to boost AI summit
The U.K. prime minister organized the event to reassert Britain’s influence in the wake of Brexit.
U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is pushing for nations to label artificial intelligence as capable of "catastrophic harm.”
Oct 19, 2023
U.K. pushes nations to label AI as capable of ‘catastrophic harm’
Britain wants countries to sign up to a joint position that outlines particular concerns for AI’s impact on cybersecurity and biotechnology.
A sign reading "Anti-inflation challenge, second price cut" is seen near shelves at a supermarket in Nice, France, in June.
BUSINESS / Economy
Sep 12, 2023
The inflation crisis is fraying Europe’s climate consensus
Polls show most European voters are reluctant to bear the cost of switching to less-polluting technology.
Japan Times
Feb 28, 2023
Brexit deal gives Sunak one chance to end years of EU acrimony
Agreement on Northern Ireland trade could clear a path for the U.K. and EU to rebuild a relationship built on trust and cooperation.
Japan Times
Feb 27, 2023
Sunak set to unveil Northern Ireland Brexit deal with EU
Meeting could see resolution to a standoff that has persisted since the U.K. left the EU single market and customs union in 2021.
Japan Times
Feb 20, 2023
Sunak set for his biggest political test yet with Brexit deal
A solution to the impasse over the post-Brexit trading rules for Northern Ireland would enable the U.K. to reset relations with the EU.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Oct 23, 2022
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak hold talks over U.K. leadership race
The two contenders to be prime minister were seeking a deal that would eliminate the need to take a potentially divisive runoff vote between them to Conservative Party members.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
May 25, 2022
Johnson must bear responsibility for U.K. party scandal, probe finds
The revelations in a report on the issue have the potential to undermine Prime Minister Boris Johnson, both within his ruling Tory party and especially among the wider electorate.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 14, 2021
Suez ship’s Japan owner braces for ‘thousands’ of legal claims
The scale of future litigation was laid bare at a court hearing, where lawyers won an order to put potential claims on hold for two months.


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