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Why the superjumbo turned out to be not-so super

It was an answer to the venerable Boeing 747, a plane that was massive in both size and ambition

WTO sees ‘devilishly complicated’ Brexit challenge

The WTO, based in Geneva, creates the rules used to shape much of global trade

Government to miss Brexit trade deal target

The UK is party to around 40 European treaties, covering trade with more than 70 countries and making up 12% of the UK's total trade

UK signs Swiss trade deal as heat grows on Liam Fox

The deal, known as a trade continuity agreement, will guarantee future trading terms between the two countries once the UK has left the EU

Fox tests tariff-free trade and nets Brexit backlash

The idea is that cheap imports would drive down prices for domestic and business consumers. That the threat of being beaten by low-prices Chinese rivals would make British businesses become more efficient, or perhaps provoke them into moving into other areas

BAE boss: UK should be ‘critical friend’ to Saudi Arabia after...

BAE Systems is the mainstay of the British defence industry. The company is involved in the manufacture of fighter aircraft, naval ships and weaponry, much of which is exported around the world. It recently signed a multi-billion pound contract with the Australian navy

Liam Fox has extremely low credibility, says Unipart boss

John Neill, the group chairman and chief executive of Unipart, said Dr Fox had spoken of Britain creating a new series of free trade agreements but "not been able to find any evidence" to back up his claims

Bank of America: Brexit Britain should prepare for disruption

Brian Moynihan, chief executive of Bank of America, also said the UK needed to be much clearer about its future ambitions and to think more deeply about how it positions itself in the future shape of the world economy

Sir Martin Sorrell: UK should copy Singapore’s low taxes after Brexit

Sir Martin Sorrell, who founded the WPP advertising empire, opposed Brexit and is backing a second referendum

‘Pessimism and uncertainty’ as the risk of a global downturn looms

Bob Moritz told Sky News that the world was "too integrated" for there not be contagion from problems in "the US, China, Brexit, or the EU"