'Unwelcome Christmas present': How the new UK-Australia trade deal is fuelling deforestation fears

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Australia PM Scott Morrison and UK PM Boris Johnson first announced the deal in principle after a meeting in London in the summer | Credit: Number 10
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Australia PM Scott Morrison and UK PM Boris Johnson first announced the deal in principle after a meeting in London in the summer | Credit: Number 10

Farmers and environmental groups hit out at terms of free trade deal they warn risks undermining UK environmental standards

The UK has finalised the terms of its "historic" first post-Brexit free trade agreement (FTA) with Australia, but farmers and environmental groups have warned the deal lacks safeguards against environmentally...

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