January 17, 2020 / 12:31 AM / a month ago

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Jan 17

Jan 17 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Headlines

- Boris Johnson accused of 'brinkmanship' by EU trade chief on.ft.com/2RosYu9

- Ryanair's O'Leary wades into Flybe debate on.ft.com/38eHsDC

- Carney takes on climate finance role ahead of Glasgow talks on.ft.com/2uXAxR1

Overview

- Phil Hogan, the European Union's trade commissioner, said that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson playing brinkmanship will not work and has been "unwise" to set an end-2020 deadline to negotiate Britain's post-Brexit relationship with the EU.

- Ryanair Holdings Plc CEO Michael O'Leary has attacked the UK government-backed rescue of regional airline Flybe, threatening legal action against it.

- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will be a key adviser to the British government on climate finance after he steps down, in the run-up to a major United Nations climate conference in Glasgow in November.

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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