Food controls can kicked down the road again

The UK government has for the fifth time postponed checks on imports of food and food products from the EU, scheduled for October. According to press reports, the delay is due to concerns over the possible effect on prices due to the need for EU food exporters to the UK to obtain export health certificates. The controls were originally schedules to be introduced in July 2021. [+]

UK bans Russian ships

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says the UK has passed a law banning ships with "any Russian connection" from entering its ports .He claimed the UK was the first nation to pass such a law." On 28 February, the UK told its ports not to handle Russian-registered or flagged ships ahead of ... [+]

UK and China sign air deal

The UK and China agreed on 11 October to more than double the number of flights between the two countries. Under the deal passenger flights can now increase from the current maximum of 40 per week for each nation to up to 100 and there will be no limit on ... [+]

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