The European Union will not renegotiate the Brexit deal that prime minister Theresa May agreed, Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said, as concerns grew that a successor to May could trigger a confrontation with the bloc.

Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, said Brexit was “one of the reasons why people on the continent voted for a pro-European majority” in Sunday’s elections,

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The UK and its “corporate tax haven network” is by far the world’s greatest enabler of corporate tax avoidance,according to research by the Tax Justice Network.

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More than 200 Boots stores across the UK could be closed by its American owners Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) in a bid to cut costs.