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UK rolls out Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine as it battles against Covid

82-year-old Brian Pinker receives the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from nurse Sam Foster on the Churchill Hospital in Oxford, southwest England on January 4, 2021. – STEVE PARSONS | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The U.Ok. has began rolling out the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, marking one other […]Read More

UK and EU expected to announce Brexit trade deal today

LONDON — The Irish Foreign Minister mentioned a post-Brexit trade deal is expected Thursday, after a “last-minute hitch” delayed an announcement. Simon Coveney informed RTE radio it is going to be an “enormous relief” when the deal is lastly introduced. Press conferences initially slated for early Thursday have been delayed as either side finalize the […]Read More

‘V Day’ is coming: The UK prepares to rollout Covid

Nurses at the Royal Free Hospital, London, simulate the administration of the Pfizer vaccine to help employees coaching forward of the rollout, on December 5, 2020 in London, England. WPA Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images The U.Okay. is making ready to administer the first Covid-19 vaccines to the public on Tuesday, making […]Read More

Brexit trade talks enter ‘last leg’ with no-deal deadline just

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in London, Britain, Jan. 8, 2020. Xinhua News Agency | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images LONDON — The U.Okay. and the EU are within the “last leg of negotiations” over a post-Brexit trade settlement, in accordance with Britain’s international minister, […]Read More

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary blasts government lockdowns as traffic falls

LONDON — Ryanair mentioned Monday it should function a “significantly reduced flying scheduled” within the subsequent six months in comparison with its authentic expectations as governments throughout Europe tighten social restrictions. The assertion comes simply two days after the U.Ok. government introduced a second lockdown in England beginning on November 5. Last week, the French […]Read More

Stock futures up slightly amid England stay-at-home order, U.S. election

Stock futures edged greater in in a single day buying and selling on Sunday amid rising issues that coronavirus instances may sluggish the worldwide economic system. The transfer got here as England adopted a stay-at-home order and as merchants braced for Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election, the place a contested struggle for president or the Senate […]Read More

UK could see ‘mini’ national lockdown as coronavirus infections rise

A waitress wearing a protective face covering brings drinks to customers in the late summer sunshine at outside tables in Soho, central London on September 20, 2020. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The U.K. could be headed for a second, shorter “mini” lockdown for two weeks to counter a resurgence in […]Read More

UK ex-PMs Blair, Major call for boycott of Boris Johnson’s

Britain’s former prime ministers from rival parties, Tony Blair and John Major, united on Sunday to call on members of Parliament to boycott Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s proposed law aimed at overriding parts of the Brexit divorce agreement. Ahead of the Internal Market Bill coming up for debate in the House of Commons on Monday, […]Read More