Chinese banks to come to UK

Chinese banks will be able to apply to set up branches in Britain, Chancellor George Osborne has announced during a visit to the country.

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Easing visas aims to help China buy into Brand Britain

Chancellor George Osborne has said there will be a "streamlining and simplifying" of the visa system for Chinese nationals to head to the UK as he attempts to strengthen business ties with China.

He and London Mayor Boris Johnson have been touring Beijing and meeting with business leaders in an attempt to profit from China's interest in Britain and its culture and industry.

ITV News' China Correspondent Angus Walker reports from the city:

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