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    JCB

    World's third biggest maker of construction equipment

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    London Stock Exchange

    The world's most international exchange

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    Weetabix

    Global breakfast cereal brand

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    One of the world's top ten pharmaceutical companies

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    The world leader in alcoholic beverages

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Attracting international students: UK scores an A, needs an A*

Bravery and imagination are needed for Britain to remain a top destination for overseas students

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Why World Class Britain?

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

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Britain's science takes on Covid

British science and research has led the fight against the virus.

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London Stock Exchange

The markets on the world's most international exchange have been raising billions for companies, nations and institutions throughout the pandemic

Green investment

Twenty companies for Global Green Britain

In building back better and greener, Britain needs to be world class. Here are 20 companies doing just that. We want to add to this list.

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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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Attracting international students: we're good but must work harder

The UK higher education sector is at a confidence crossroads. Bravery and imagination are needed.

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Global Britain: room with a Bew

The Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy (the Integrated Review) is due to be published soon.

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UK "a world leader in developing science" says pharma giant Merck

Describing the UK as "a world leader in developing science," US pharma company Merck says it plans to build a £1bn UK hub called the London Discovery Research Centre in London's King's Cross.

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The world's best solar panels

A ten-year-old spin-out company from Oxford University aims to start manufacturing the world’s most efficient solar panels by the end of 2020, according to this article in The Guardian.

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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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