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Brexit worries are continuing to weigh on the pound this morning, as crunch UK-EU negotiations begin in London.

Sterling has dropped another 0.2% against the US dollar to $1.314, its lowest in two weeks. It’s now fallen for five days in a row, amid growing fears of a no-deal Brexit.

Related: Leaked EU cables reveal growing mistrust of UK in Brexit talks

Meanwhile in the UK, budget airline easyJet is fuming, loudly, over the government’s handling of the pandemic.

“We know our customers are as frustrated as we are with the unpredictable travel and quarantine restrictions.

“We called on the Government to opt for a targeted, regionalised and more predictable and structured system of quarantine many weeks ago so customers could make travel plans with confidence.

Related: EasyJet to cut flights as it criticises UK Covid quarantine rules

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