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Boris Johnson says steel imports to remain limited
... commitments of the World Trade Organization . Asked whether the government was considering imposing tariffs that may be illegal, Cabinet minister Brandon Lewis said the government was focused on ensuring we work within international law. Speaking on the BBC's Sunday Morning programme, the Northern Ireland Secretary said he was not saying the government is going to do this but that this is something that the government has to look at and get the balance right. UK Steel , the lobby group for the British ...
Updated: 06/27/2022
Hobbycraft to create 40 jobs in 2022
... because it was not classed as an essential retailer. Over the course of the 2021 -- 22 financial year, seven new stores and 100 new jobs were created, including openings in Leicester, Rochester in Kent and Boucher Crescent in Northern Ireland. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.
Updated: 06/27/2022
Russia could face immediate debt repayment of $20 billion a year, says economist
If you default on one it usually triggers the immediate demand for payment on the other debts, so Russia could face immediate debt repayment of around $20 billion a year, he told the BBC's Today programme. If you default on one it usually triggers the immediate demand for payment on the other debts, so Russia could face immediate debt repayment of around $20 billion a year, he told the BBC 's Today programme. Russia's last debt ...
Updated: 06/27/2022
Here's what To expect from today
It's Monday, June 27. Hi there, it's Monday: June 21. This thing to know right now: An Australian space launch. It's Monday, June 27. Hi there, it's Monday. One thing to know right now: An Australian space launch. It's the first commercial rocket launch in Australia's history and the first from NASA in over 25 years. What you will be hearing about today: G 7 jokes, Biden and China. Anthony Albanese will arrive in Europe later today for a NATO meeting dominated by the war in Ukraine. He will be...
Updated: 06/26/2022
NI says it’s reasonable for UK steel to have same protections as EU
I think it's reasonable for UK steel to have the same protections as every other European steel economy does, until we can fix that. I think it's reasonable for UK steel to have the same protections as every other European steel economy does, until we can fix that. The European Union introduced a limit on steel imports in 2018 in response to tariffs imposed by the Trump administration. After leaving the UK, the controls were mirrored. Steel safeguards are designed to protect the domestic market...
Updated: 06/26/2022
680 staff get pay rises in UK
... in pay rises and allocating more than 138 m to bonuses this year - up 10 m on the previous year. The Rail, Maritime and Transport RMT union, which was at the centre of last week's rail strikes, is looking for a pay rise of at least 7%. He told the BBC big salary increases to meet the rising cost of living could end up with a 1970-style inflation spiral in which companies hike wages and then pass the cost on to customers through higher prices.
Updated: 06/26/2022
UK PM Johnson aims to stay in power until mid-2031
... months of media reporting of lock-down parties at the heart of government. He said people were fed up with hearing about things I had stuffed up, or allegedly stuffed up, or whatever, this endlessly legitimate, but endless churn of news. Johnson told BBC radio that he rejected the idea that he should change his behaviour. If you want me to undergo some sort of psychological transformation, I think that our listeners would know that that is not going to happen. Johnson refused to comment on a report ...
Updated: 06/26/2022
Africa leaders listen to Ukrainian President Zelensky's virtual address
... behind closed doors on Monday, more than two months after the Ukrainian leader tried to arrange a conference with the continent's leaders. Out of 55 nations, only four were represented by heads of state, while the rest sent subordinates, according to the BBC. Le Journal de l'Afrique claimed that only a handful of ambassadors and ministers were actually present. Zelensky told the African Union representatives that Africa is actually a hostage and that they are trying to use you and the suffering of the ...
Updated: 06/25/2022
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