Politics

Sturgeon threatens to close border with England – backlash over plot to seal off Scotland

UK borders ‘still a bit too leaky’ says Nicola Sturgeon When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. I […]

Analysis & Comment

Biden’s Health Care Moves

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. Biden’s health care moves underscore how little Trump did to sabotage Obamacare. Obamacare endured a grueling first decade of existence. Its launch was famously clunky. It was unpopular in its early years. It narrowly escaped repeal at both the Supreme Court and in […]

Politics

German newspapers turns on EU over vaccine bungle – ‘The best advert for Brexit!’

Vaccine row is ‘nasty and unnecessary’ says Brexit expert The EU has been embroiled in chaos this week, over the bloc’s vaccine strategy that has been extremely slow to take off. Brussels’ efforts to ramp up vaccinations were hampered by the news vaccine-maker AstraZeneca was not going to meet its orders to the EU this […]

World News

Macron on the brink: ‘Panicked’ French leader attacked over ‘failed’ vaccine rollout

Emmanuel Macron provides update from COVID-19 isolation Dr Joseph Downing, an LSE Fellow in Nationalism at the LSE’s European Institute, believes Mr Macron will inevitably carry the can for his country’s perceived failures given his status as the country’s President, regardless of whether he is specifically to blame. Mr Macron’s woes are neatly encapsulated in a […]

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China cover-up claims explode as leaked files expose coronavirus mystery

Doctor says coronavirus ‘will get worse before it gets better’ Researchers have examined medical records which show patients experienced a mystery pneumonia-like illness from as early as September, the Mail on Sunday reveals. Forty patients were treated with the new illness which resembled Covid-19 – and eight died during treatment in hospital, according to the […]

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Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin team up to discuss working on Covid vaccine production

Coronavirus: UK records over 60,000 cases The German Chancellor and Russian President, speaking over the phone, wished each other well following the festive holiday – and are said to have discussed “cooperation in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic”. The statement on the Russian Government’s website said: “It was agreed to continue contacts on this […]

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Merkel first! Party ally demands German Chancellor be ‘very first to be vaccinated’

Vaccine: Dr Hilary says people are 'misinformed' The world continues to fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic and a vaccine is already being rolled out across several countries. The Pfizer/BioNTec vaccine will be rolled out across Germany from December 27. A statement read: “Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn has informed health ministers at the conference […]

Business

KLM, Delta to offer COVID-19 tested flights from Amsterdam to Atlanta

FILE PHOTO: Cool boxes are seen at the Schiphol Airport as Air France-KLM’s cargo operations are preparing a massive logistical operation carrying new vaccines and vaccine candidates for COVID-19 through Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, Netherlands November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File PhotoAMSTERDAM (Reuters) -KLM, the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM, said on Friday it would […]

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Storms, coronavirus and drought spread hunger to millions in Central America

JOCOTAN, Guatemala (Reuters) – The back-to-back hurricanes destroyed a small patch of corn that helped Tomasa Mendoza feed her five children in a tiny hamlet nestled in the impoverished mountains of eastern Guatemala.People hold a flag while sitting on the top of a mountain, in the hope of attracting military helicopters delivering aid to villages […]

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Got it wrong! Swedish epidemiologist who masterminded ‘no lockdown’ policy is sidelined

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. And despite official denials by Dr Anders Tegnell and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, insiders have insisted there is a split between the government and the Public Health Agency with Dr Tegnell […]