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UK to ‘drive hard bargain’ as it seeks far-reaching US trade deal

UK to ‘drive hard bargain’ as it seeks far-reaching US trade deal

Business
The UK will "drive a hard bargain" as it seeks trade deals with the US and other countries that benefit consumers and businesses while maintaining standards, International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has said.Ms Truss set out the government's broad negotiating aims for talks with the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand in coming months over post-Brexit deals. It has launched a consultation on plans which will see tariff rates simplified or cut, and a review on "anti-dumping" duties designed to prevent countries such as China flooding the market. Image: International trade secretary Liz Truss said Britain will move away from the 'complex tariff schedule' imposed by the EU Ms Truss said the UK wanted a deal with the US to "secure compreh...
Study identifies ingredient combos that make some foods hard to put down

Study identifies ingredient combos that make some foods hard to put down

Health
Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Still polishing off that Halloween candy? There could be a reason people just can't stop eating certain foods. It may have to do with the ingredients, and a new study suggests product labeling may not be an accurate guide. In a study published Tuesday in the journal Obesity and presented at the Seventh Annual Obesity Journal Symposium during ObesityWeek in Las Vegas, researchers at the University of Kansas point the finger at so-called "hyper-palatable" foods. The researchers sought to assess just what ingredients or groups of ingredients make up these "hyper-palatable" foods -- snacks and fast-food products some people have difficulty putting down. Most hyper-palatable foods are loaded with fat, sugar, carbohydrates or salt, but to date there hasn't been a broadly accep...
Patrick Day death: You can say ‘it’s boxing’ but it is so hard to justify, says Eddie Hearn

Patrick Day death: You can say ‘it’s boxing’ but it is so hard to justify, says Eddie Hearn

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Promoter Eddie Hearn has broken down in tears in paying tribute to American fighter Patrick Day and says boxing must unite to make the sport safer.Day died at the age of 27 on Wednesday, four days after suffering a brain injury in a 10th-round stoppage defeat by Charles Conwell in Chicago.The bout took place on a bill promoted by Hearn's Matchroom Boxing USA. After becoming upset, Hearn told IFL TV: "You can say 'it's boxing' but it is so hard to justify."He added: "It has been a rough year for the sport. We need to make s...
Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac opens up about carjacking incident: ‘Mentally this was hard’

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac opens up about carjacking incident: ‘Mentally this was hard’

Sports
Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac has spoken out for the first time about the terrifying knife attack on him and Mesut Ozil.Kolasinac and Ozil were attacked by knife-wielding carjackers in north London last month, with video footage remarkably showing the former jumping out of the car and bravely chasing off the thugs. AFP or licensors Kolasinac has opened up about the carjacking incident The players were subsequently withdrawn from the squad for the Gunners’ Premier League opener at Newcastle due to ‘further security incidents’. Kolasinac is now back in the first-team, while Ozil has managed just 71 minutes all season as he started his first game in the 2-2 draw at Watford on Sunday And the Bosnian full-back, talking ahead of the Europa League opener with E