‘Close al-Jazeera’: Saudi Arabia gives Qatar 13 demands to end blockade The Guardian Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies have tabled 13 demands on Qatar, including the closure of the Qatar-funded broadcaster al-Jazeera, as the price for lifting a two-week trade and diplomatic embargo of the country.
Exporters are wise to start preparing for a hard Brexit The Guardian The investment plans of Jaguar Land Rover are unlikely to be an isolated reaction to Brexit. Last week the carmaker revealed amid a fanfare of publicity that it would be hiring 5,000 extra engineers and, with less fanfare, that it would begin work… Read More
North Korea willing to halt missile tests, with conditions: report The Hill – 45 minutes ago North Korea is open to temporarily halting its nuclear and missile tests should the United States agree to several demands, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency
Brexit weekly briefing: day one of talks marks the first climbdown The Guardian – 1 hour ago You can listen to our latest Brexit Means … podcast here. Also: producing the Guardian’s independent, in-depth journalism takes a lot of time and money.
Britain seeks ‘special’ EU ties as Brexit talks start Reuters – 4 hours ago A beaming Brexit Secretary David Davis, a veteran campaigner against EU membership, told a sombre Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, that his team aimed to maintain a “positive and constructive tone” during “challenging” talks ahead in the hope …