4 Things You Need To Know (23/10/17)
Welcome to our daily update, where we summarise the key talking points from the last 24 hours.
Theresa May has hailed “important progress” in EU Brexit talks, revealing that she has a “degree of confidence” that trade talks can begin in December. She also said a citizens’ rights deal was “in touching distance.”
Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Mrs May of being stuck in “groundhog day.”
2. Boris Johnson
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has called for North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to “halt his nuclear development programme, to come to the negotiating table and thereby to take the only path that can guarantee the security of the region as a whole.”
He refused to rule out the the UK backing a US pre-emptive strike, saying that all options must remain on the table following Kim Jong Un’s threat to “reduce New York to ashes.”
Public Health England are behind a new campaign to cut back on the use of antibiotics, warning that the overuse of the drugs is creating “one of the most dangerous global crises facing the modern world today” as resistance to the drugs grows.
4. Savings Gap
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