UK music industry faces ‘slow, steady decline’ due to Brexit hurdles – POLITICO

LONDON – British ministers must overcome their “Brexit ideology” to address new hurdles that could lead to a “slow, steady decline” of the UK music industry, artists have warned. Ten months after Brexit, British touring artists and performers are growing impatient with the lack of solutions to issues such as the lack of a visa … Read more

Removing the highest court in Europe from the Brexit protocol is ‘an impossibility’ – POLITICO

Turning the European Court of Justice into a Brexit “bogeyman” threatens Northern Ireland’s place in the EU’s single market for goods, and removing it from the protocol treaty is “an impossibility”, according to leading figures of the EU. European Commissioner for Financial Services Mairead McGuinness and EU Ambassador to the UK João Vale de Almeida … Read more

EU promises ‘creative’ solutions to settle Northern Ireland’s trade dispute with the UK – POLITICO

Brussels on Wednesday promised a major reduction in post-Brexit controls on goods moving between Britain and Northern Ireland, but rejected UK demands to negotiate a “new” protocol. One day after UK Brexit Minister David Frost rhetoric increased In a dispute between the EU and the UK over trade friction, warning that failure to renegotiate the … Read more

The largest companies in the world to pay more under the tax arrangement around the world – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article The world’s largest companies like Facebook and Johnson & Johnson face extra combined tax charges of hundreds of billions of dollars after 136 countries on Friday signed a detailed plan to carefully review international tax policies. The US, UK, China, India and all EU countries have signed off … Read more

The meeting of the main central bankers puts the divergence of policies in the spotlight – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article. FRANKFURT – In its attempt to exit ultra-easy monetary policy after a year of low inflation and a massive response to the global pandemic, the Big Four of central banking are breaking down. As the leaders of the world’s four major central banks met on Wednesday to discuss … Read more

Charles Michel insists on the strategic autonomy of the EU after the chaotic evacuations of Afghanistan – POLITICO

The chaotic evacuation effort in Afghanistan has underscored the urgency of European strategic autonomySaid the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, in an extensive interview with think tank based in Paris Geopolitical Study Group On Wednesday. Michel shared his concern about the EU’s inability to provide “the necessary assistance to evacuate its citizens and … Read more

The United States will require foreign travelers to be fully vaccinated – POLITICO

The United States is reportedly working on a plan that will allow foreign travelers to enter the country only if they are fully vaccinated. The way forward will eventually include easing travel restrictions that prohibit residents of many countries from traveling to the US, a White House official. told Reuters on Wednesday. The official said … Read more

Von der Leyen insists on the ban on elevator travel to Europeans for Europeans – POLITICO

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called on the US to lift the travel ban for EU citizens in an interview with the German media RND published Wednesday. “The epidemiological situation in the United States and the EU today is very similar. We need to solve the problem as soon as possible and we … Read more

Visitors vaccinated from the EU and US to avoid quarantine in England – POLITICAL

LONDON – Travelers from the European Union and the United States who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus will soon be able to avoid quarantine upon arrival in England. Confirming the move after weeks of negotiations, Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps saying Wednesday: “We are helping to reunite people living in the United States and European countries … Read more

Visitors vaccinated from the EU and US to avoid quarantine in England – POLITICAL

LONDON – Travelers from the European Union and the United States who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus will soon be able to avoid quarantine upon arrival in England. Confirming the move after weeks of negotiations, Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps saying Wednesday: “We are helping to reunite people living in the United States and European countries … Read more

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