Hamburg’s historical links to England are fostered nowadays in wide-ranging business ties to the UK. The northern German city is also home to thousands of Brits, many of whom say they feel right at home there
– and not just because of the weather.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks to lay the groundwork for trade deals after Britain leaves the EU. Xi used the meeting to win support for his "Belt and Road" initiative.
Theresa May has landed in China to seek new trade ties for the UK's future outside of the EU. May has also promised Parliament will approve the final Brexit terms following Tuesday's leak of a confidential impact report.
It's the second day of British Prime Minister Theresa May's three day trip to Japan. The visit is an attempt to boost trade ties ahead of the UK's departure from the European Union. May has been trying to allay Japanese concerns about the impact of Brexit on business. And it seems, on the surface at least, to be working.
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