Australia UK wants to go global post-Brexit: Bishop

04:30  22 april  2018
04:30  22 april  2018 Source:   msn.com

Brexit a chance for Australia: Turnbull

  Brexit a chance for Australia: Turnbull Malcolm Turnbull says whatever the merits of Brexit, it will open up better opportunities for Australia in the United Kingdom than ever before.In a speech to an Australian Chamber of Commerce function in London, Mr Turnbull said the UK's decision to leave the European Union opened up chances for Australia.

The UK government and the main UK opposition party both say Brexit will happen. The post - Brexit trade deal is likely to be the most complex part of the negotiation because it needs the There are also questions about what would happen to Britain's position as a global financial centre and the The UK government wants to keep visa-free travel to the UK for EU visitors after Brexit and it is hoping this

Brexit is the UK vote to leave the European Union. The vote occurred on June 23, 2016. The exit will occur March 2019. It gave the United Kingdom and EU until March 29, 2019, to negotiate the following six main points: The U . K . does not want to continue allowing unlimited EU immigration.

Finance Minister Julie Bishop.© AAP Image Finance Minister Julie Bishop. Finance Minister Julie Bishop says Australia has encouraged Britain to have a greater presence in the Pacific region post-Brexit but won't say whether this is to counter the influence of China.

Ms Bishop, who has been attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the UK with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, says Britain wants to be more global once it has separated from the European Union.

"We have been encouraging Great Britain post-Brexit to have a greater presence in our part of the world," Ms Bishop told Sky News on Sunday.

She said there were estimates that trillions and trillions of dollars needed to be spent on infrastructure in the Pacific region by 2030 just to maintain current economic growth.

NBL now a global league, says Kestelman

  NBL now a global league, says Kestelman NBL owner Larry Kestelman says there is global interest in the league with NBA veteran Andrew Bogut signing with the Sydney Kings.Kestelman, who bought the league for $7 million in 2015, said he was always confident he could attract the big name stars back Down Under.

Theresa May’s hopes of securing a unique post - Brexit trade deal with the EU were under threat on Saturday night as Brussels said it was coming Any extension of the transition agreement beyond two years will further alarm pro-Brexit MPs already uneasy at having to comply with EU rules, including

The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union is scheduled to occur on 29 March 2019. In a referendum on 23 June 2016, a small majority

UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson recently announced three new diplomatic posts in the Pacific region to help trade and "counter malign influences" of countries that sought to undermine Britain and its allies.

Ms Bishop welcomed the announcement but wouldn't say whether Mr Johnson was referring to China.

"You would have to ask the British government," she said.

"We have been encouraging Great Britain post-Brexit to look again at the Pacific as somewhere they could invest."

She also said in the recent past, most of Britain's aid was delivered by the European Union.

"Once Britain has exited the European Union we want to ensure that Britain's aid budget is also invested in our part of the world."

British MPs send ultimatum to Mark Zuckerberg: face us or face a summons .
A British parliamentary committee wants Mark Zuckerberg to appear in person for a grilling on fake news, Russian influence and the protection of users' data.Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been threatened with a legal summons unless he fronts a British parliamentary committee to answer questions about the social network’s safeguarding of user data, as well as allegations of Russian interference in the Brexit vote.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!