TTIP deal leaked by BBC

A leaked draft of what the European Union wants excluded from a new trade deal with the United States has been obtained by the BBC.

It includes the wording that UK ministers have said will protect the NHS from privatisation.

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Meanwhile in France, the SGAE (Secrétariat Général aux Affaires Européennes) would apparently be willing to take a step back on its initial criticism against the mechanism for settling disputes between investors and countries. A note of the French institution stated that France still prefers the opinion of an international court instead of national jurisdictions. (Euractiv)