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The Financial Times
Alan Beattie in Brussels and Jim Pickard and Peter Foster in London
– Sep 13, 10:27 AM
The UK's new trade deal with Japan commits it to tougher restrictions on state aid than the ones it is currently offering the EU in the Brexit talks, potentially undermining its negotiating position with Brussels. In the bilateral UK-Japan…
A “strategic counsel” for the lobbying firm Crosby Textor is among 324 former MPs who together used grace and favour passes to access the Houses of Parliament more than 2,500 times in a single year. Data released after a significant…
*Microsoft drops out of bidding for TikTok's U.S. operations—Microsoft statement *TikTok parent ByteDance told Microsoft its offer wasn't accepted—Microsoft statement * Microsoft drops out of bidding for TikTok's U.S.
The New York Times
David E. Sanger
– Sep 13, 3:59 PM
WASHINGTON — The owner of the Chinese app TikTok rejected an offer on Sunday from Microsoft to take over the firm's U.S. operations, according to Microsoft officials and other people involved in the negotiations, as time runs out on an…