Tuesday

21st Nov 2017

Ticker

Don't let City of London 'drift away', Luxembourg warns

Luxembourg's finance minister, Pierre Gramegna, warned on Monday that the City of London must remain the top global financial centre after Brexit to avoid its financial services drifting to other parts of the world. Some EU countries want to "punish" the UK for Brexit, hoping to get a "bigger slice of the pie" but that would be "a very short-term reason," he told students at the London School of Economics.

Opinion

EU must confront Poland and Hungary

Curtailing NGOs and threatening judicial independence are the hallmarks of developing-world dictators and authoritarian strongmen, not a free and pluralistic European Union.

Amsterdam wins EU medicines agency on coin toss

The staff of the London-based EMA will move to the Dutch city of Amsterdam after Brexit, following a coin toss. Chance also decided the new home of the European Banking Authority: Paris.

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