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    The world leader in alcoholic beverages

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    Fever-Tree

    First mixer advantage

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    Weetabix

    Global breakfast cereal brand

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    40 years of flying high

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    LSHTM

    World leading centre in public and global health at the forefront of the fight against coronavirus

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Will Britain's Global Talent visa attract the best in the world?

The new Global Talent visa has been welcomed by Britain's scientific community. But they still have plenty of concerns about post-Brexit science.

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Why World Class Britain?

As the UK is leaving the EU, we have to think differently. World Class Britain is our contribution to starting a fresh national narrative.

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BrAIn of BritAIn

British companies are at the leading edge of AI development and research.

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The Royal Mint

The world class enterprise that has been coining it for 1,100 years - and that includes the Brexit 50p

Waves on the coast of Britain

British sea power: turning the tide

Around half of Europe’s potential wave and tidal resource is thought to be in the UK. Globally, the waters around these islands could account for up to 15 per cent of the world’s marine energy resource.

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The "Open Banking" revolution

Britain was the first-mover in this global banking revolution. It is now helping other countries follow.

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England Rugby
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Growing the Rose

The RFU four year mission statement statement is characteristically ambitious.

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On the UK's coronavirus strategy

The UK’s response to the coronavirus is at odds with much of the world, including its near European neighbours.

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"Britain can be a global leader": the determined optimism of Tony Blair

It's worth reading Tony Blair's article on the website of his Institute for Global Change. There can't be many clearer expositions of the need for Remainers to work out how to make the best of Brexit. He urges a "determined optimism."

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British food standards: are they at risk?

What do fears about chlorinated chicken say about food safety in the UK?

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Will the Global Talent visa attract world class talent?

The British scientific community has been pretty gloomy of late, racked with worries about Brexit. But perhaps the new Global Talent visa will provide some scope for optimism.

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The quietest and coldest place in the universe is in Lancashire

That’s because English boffins have made themselves an atom nursery

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The drugs do work

Britain has a thriving ‘legal’ cannabis industry, writes Robert Jackman in The Spectator, which generates hundreds of millions of pounds in revenue each year. He cites a recent UN report, saying that Britain is currently the biggest producer and exporter of legal cannabis in the world.

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