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Vauxhall: Union calls for support to protect jobs

Vauxhall: Union calls for support to protect jobs 16 October 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Vauxhall The government should give “a clear signal” that it will support the automotive industry through Brexit to protect jobs at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant, the Unite union says. The union is calling for reassurance from the plant’s French owners, PSA Group, that they will continue to invest in the facility. But Unite said the government also needed to provide more certainty. PSA Group has announced 400 job losses in Ellesmere Port due to falling sales. “We ask that ministers give PSA...

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Boris Johnson takes Czech minister for a paddle

Boris Johnson takes Czech minister for a paddle 16 October 2017 From the section UK Politics Related Topics Brexit Image copyright PA Boris Johnson has treated his Czech counterpart to a paddle around the lake of his official residence. During a walk around the estate at Chevening House, the UK foreign secretary tried to encourage ministers from other European countries allies to join him in the small boat. Accompanying Czech deputy foreign minister Ivo Sramek, he predicted their voyage would be “a tremendous success”. The foreign ministers were holding talks on European security. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption...

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