Friday, 23rd October Daily Roundup
Here’s a quick summary of what has happened around the world over the last 24 hours, brought to you exclusively by British Herald.
In a desperate bid to strike a last-minute trade deal, the chief negotiators of Britain and the EU are meeting later to avoid a shaky exit by the end of the year.
In what is seen as a first major post-Brexit trade deal, Britain inked an agreement with Japan. This comes as the country is struggling to agree to a deal with its trading partners in the European bloc.
In what is seen as a piece of good news for the COVID-hit job market in the country, KFC has said that it would create 5,400 more jobs across its 965 restaurants in Britain and Ireland by the end of this year.
President Donald Trump and Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe are pushing for the declassification of a document which disputes the 2017 intelligence finding that Russia helped Trump win the election.
Hundreds of mourners including Syria’s religious affairs minister participated in a funeral in Damascus conducted for the state’s top Muslim cleric, killed in a bombing near the capital.
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