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World Dec 04

Britain's Business Secretary Alok Sharma speaks during a virtual news conference, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain November 12, 2020. Photo by Leon Neal/Pool via Reuters.
U.K. says E.U. trade talks at tricky point as hopes of deal dim

Britain’s business minister said Friday that U.K.-EU trade talks are at a “difficult” point, as British officials poured cold water on hopes of an imminent breakthrough — and France said it could veto any agreement it didn’t like.

Health Dec 04

The Pfizer logo is seen at their UK commercial headquarters in Walton Oaks, Britain, November 11, 2020. Photo by Peter Cziborra/Reuters.
U.K. defends vaccine decision amid criticism it moved too fast

U.K. regulators went on the offensive Friday to beat back criticism that they rushed their authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine, saying they rigorously analyzed data on safety and effectiveness in the shortest time possible without compromising the thoroughness of their…

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