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Keir Starmer says rejoining EU single market would NOT boost the economy as he tries ...

The Daily Mail 05 Dec 2022
The party leader said there was 'no case' for a Swiss-style arrangement or resuming full membership of the bloc. But he insisted the current trade deal is 'not very good' and any government he headed would try to make improvements ... Keir Starmer said there was 'no case' for a Swiss-style arrangement or resuming full membership of the bloc ... .

Liberal Greens want to revive European Economic Area (EEA) agreement

Swissinfo 04 Dec 2022
The centrist party wants the government to negotiate Swiss membership of the EEA ... The previous attempt was rejected by the Swiss people in 1992. The party will table a motion next week to ...

Leonardo DiCaprio continues to party hop in Miami during Art Basel

New York Post 03 Dec 2022
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kim Kardashian and more party at ‘epic’ Art Basel bash. Leonardo DiCaprio parties on starry $150M yacht during Art Basel Miami ... Earlier this week DiCaprio, 48, in his signature black hat and mask, was seen partying on a $150 million superyacht during a bash thrown by Swiss biotech billionaire Ernesto Bertarelli.

The vote on European membership that ignited the Swiss People’s Party

Swissinfo 02 Dec 2022
... Swiss People’s Party, now the country’s biggest political party ... For Dominik Straumann, president of the Swiss People’s Party for canton Basel Country, all was right with the world back in 1992.

KEVIN MCCALLUM: Happy is the DC cyclist with a sociable soul

Business Day 02 Dec 2022
It was a 200km birthday party on wheels, one where you had to earn the finish line beers on the roads through Suurbrak, along the R62 past Montagu, before turning left just before Robertson, ripping down the R317 to Bonnievale, where the hardest part of the DC begins.

Solution found in construction labour dispute

Swissinfo 29 Nov 2022
The new national agreement, reached on Monday night “after intensive negotiations”, will take effect on January 1, the unions and the Swiss ContractorsAssociation said in a joint statement on Tuesday.

The UK’s move back into EU orbit is inevitable

Belfast Telegraph 29 Nov 2022
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ruled out a Swiss-style deal with the EU in recent days ... The rhetoric of the Tory Party leadership showed how it clung to its own lack of reality ... His dismissal of a Swiss-style relationship with the EU can itself be easily dismissed ... Hence, the speculation about a Swiss-style deal.

Scottish ruling fails to scotch Brexit rumor

Hong Kong Standard 27 Nov 2022
The UK Supreme Court's ruling against the Scottish National Party's bid to hold a referendum on independence for Scotland surprises no one ... This follows a controversial Sunday Times report that some senior government officials want a Swiss-style European Union deal ... In exchange for the arrangement, Swiss laws must be compatible with those of the EU.

Keir Starmer rules out return of free movement between Britain and EU

The Observer 27 Nov 2022
However, his decision to rule out a return to open borders with other European states if Labour gets into government will disappoint some in his own party who believe EU immigration should be welcomed as a cultural and economic benefit ... “A Swiss deal simply wouldn’t work for Britain.

MasterChef star hit with legal letter from Elle MacPherson's supplement brand WelleCo after he replicated ...

The Daily Mail 27 Nov 2022
Seervai maintains that all main players in the supplements sector like WelleCo, Swisse and Natures Way, all outsource the production of their products to manufacturers like him ... Daily Mail Australia has reached out to both parties for comment.

Final candidates for ministerial posts announced

Swissinfo 26 Nov 2022
Each of the ministers’ parties are allowed to put forward two candidates ... The party had previously said ... Maurer’s party, the rightwing Swiss People’s Party, has already put forward its two nominees.

Working hard to record the rot

Independent online (SA) 26 Nov 2022
Durban - Corruption may be pervasive and entrenched in South Africa, but there are many people who are working hard to hold those responsible to account ... ‘The Unaccountables ... The book contains 35 investigations which are divided into eight sections ... Under apartheid profiteers, they examine the role of the National Party, Naspers and Swiss banks.

Steve Baker wants to renegotiate Brexit agreement over Northern Ireland

The Guardian 24 Nov 2022
The proposals comes as Rishi Sunak moved to quell a rebellion in the Conservative party over suggestions ...

Britons are waking up to Brexit’s failure, but finding a way back won’t be easy

Irish Independent 24 Nov 2022
There is now a growing sense of reality creeping into the debate among sections of the Tory Party, with even former Cabinet ministers suggesting the only way through the mess is to pay several billion pounds per year to re-instate access to the EU single market.Hence, the speculation about a Swiss-style deal.

Why Brexit is back

New Statesman 24 Nov 2022
Sensible ministers know that Brexit is doing more economic harm than we can afford; they are increasingly half-hearted in hailing the “benefits of Brexit” but cannot challenge the true believers in their party (as the response to the floating of a “Swiss-style deal” shows) ... The EU will not go for a “Swiss-style deal”.

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