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LONDON Extending Britain's furlough scheme would leave some workers trapped in false hope that they could return to their jobs after the coronavirus pandemic, British finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday.
LONDON Britain and Japan are close to clinching a trade deal but London is holding out on agricultural access, a Financial Times reporter said on Friday.
LONDON Britain should have an "eyes wide open" approach to its relationship with China and remain robust in standing up for its values, finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday.
LONDON Britain cannot sustain the level of borrowing it has undertaken to support the economy through the coronavirus pandemic, finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday, warning of difficult decisions ahead.
LONDON Britain will not hesitate to add more countries to its quarantine list, finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday when asked about whether France could join Spain on the list.
LONDON British finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday he did not have a desire to be the next prime minister but admitted that he was tired because he had been working around the clock as he grapples with the coronavirus crisis.
LONDON British finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday it was wrong to keep people "trapped" in situations of false hope, when asked if he would extend the job furlough scheme for the sectors of the economy hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.
LONDON The reaction to Britain's state-backed discounted meal scheme, aimed at boosting the country's hospitality industry after months of the coronavirus lockdown, has been positive, said finance minister Rishi Sunak.
LONDON A trade deal between Britain and the European Union is still possible in September, Britain's finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday.
LONDON British finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday that he was optimistic a lot of the emergency government-backed loans given to companies during the pandemic will be repaid.
LONDON Britain announced a 200 million pound scheme to help smooth post-Brexit trade disruption for businesses in Northern Ireland when European Union freedom of movement rules cease to apply at the end of the year.
LONDON Britain's future access to European Union financial markets is looking increasingly patchy, as Brussels tries to limit the activities which can be carried out from London, prompting more business and jobs to cross the channel.
LONDON Britain and Japan made progress towards a comprehensive free trade deal and are committed to getting a deal in place by the end of this year, trade minister Liz Truss said on Thursday.
LONDON Sterling rose to a five-month high against the dollar and headed for $1.32 after the Bank of England struck a less pessimistic tone on the coronavirus-battered British economy.