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June 29 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines Mark Sedwill steps down as UK’s top civil servant on.ft.com/2Vvewn8 Germany to overhaul accounting regulation after Wirecard collapse on.ft.com/2YGqNXK Shale pioneer Chesapeake…
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June 29, 2020
Boris Johnson

No need to have all-encompassing trade deal with UK initially

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson appears before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "Housing Finance Reform: Next Steps" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 10, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstLONDON (Reuters) - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said on Sunday…
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June 28, 2020
Boris Johnson

PRESS DIGEST-British Business

June 26 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times - Huawei has won planning permission to build a new research hub in Cambridgeshire and announced it will…
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June 26, 2020
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Pound gains as dollar struggles, but Brexit talks weigh

LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling gained on Thursday as traders bought back into the currency following its recent run lower, although worries about a second wave of COVID-19 infections and negotiations over a Brexit deal kept the rebound in check. FILE PHOTO: UK pound coins plunge into water in this illustration…
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June 25, 2020
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‘England could lose next superstar’

Cricket is the latest sport to be suspended at grassroots levelBowler Mark Wood fears "the next Ben Stokes or Joe Root" could be lost to the game if grassroots cricket cannot restart this summer.Club cricket in England has been banned since March because of coronavirus and is still not permitted…
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June 24, 2020
Boris Johnson

PRESS DIGEST-British Business

June 24 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times - Intu Properties said on Tuesday it had appointed KPMG to "contingency plan" for an adminstration as it…
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June 24, 2020
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LME to examine floor reopening after easing of UK lockdown

FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the London Metal Exchange, in London, Britain September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) - The London Metal Exchange (LME) will examine whether the easing of social-distancing restrictions in England from July 4 will apply to its open-outcry floor, which has been…
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June 23, 2020
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Leader of London BLM protests demands meeting with Johnson

By Guy Faulconbridge and Michael HoldenLONDON (Reuters) - A leader of Black Lives Matter protests in London demanded a meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday and called on him to replace a political adviser chosen to lead a new commission on racial inequality."I have been here every…
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June 20, 2020