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Image caption British Steel's Scunthorpe plant. British Steel has said it is seeking further financial support from the government to help it address "Brexit-related issues". It follows reports the company needs a loan of up to £75m to keep trading in the coming months. The UK's second largest steel firm employs 4,500 people, and about 20,000‎ indirectly via its supply chain. The company said "uncertainties around Brexit are posing challenges for all businesses including British Steel". It added: "We are holding constructive discussions with our stakeholders on how to navigate them. "Discussions are continuing about a package of additional support to assist the company address broader Brex... Full story

14 May