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UK signs post-Brexit free trade deal with Singapore

Dec. 10, 2020 11:00 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. has signed a free trade deal with Singapore covering trade worth 17.6 billion pounds ($23.4 billion,) the latest in a series of trade pacts that Britain is seeking to secure around the world post-Brexit. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss, who was in Singapore for the ceremony,...

FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, British Lawmaker Priti Patel, the Home Secretary arrives at 10 Downing Street in London.  An investigation has reportedly found that Home Secretary Priti Patel broke ministerial rules by bullying staff, as a summary of its findings is expected to be released Friday Nov. 20, 2020.  Patel denies the allegations. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)

UK's Johnson stands by minister found to have bullied staff

Nov. 20, 2020 12:47 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson refused to fire or censure his interior minister on Friday despite an investigator’s conclusion that she bullied members of her staff. A report said Home Secretary Priti Patel had not met the standards required of a government minister, and...