Alistair Smout

EU loses bid for speedier AstraZeneca vaccine deliveries

Jun 18 2021

BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) -The European Union on Friday lost its bid to speed up deliveries of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccines, the first of its legal challenges against the drugmaker that rocked the bloc as it scrambled to shore up supplies.

Embarrassing defeat, UK PM Johnson's party loses out at election

Jun 18 2021

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered an embarrassing defeat in a election on the outskirts of London on Friday, when his governing Conservative Party lost a previously safe parliamentary seat to the Liberal Democrats.

Britain, pressed by airlines, may ease rules for vaccinated travellers

Jun 17 2021

LONDON Britain is considering easing travel rules for double vaccinated people, a move that would placate airlines which have launched legal action against the government's curbs on trips abroad.

After EU, Britain and U.S. reach truce in aircraft trade dispute

Jun 17 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain and the United States agreed on Thursday to resolve a long-running trade dispute over aid for planemakers Airbus and Boeing and focus on tackling Chinese subsidies, echoing a five-year tariff truce announced by Washington and Brussels.

Regeneron's antibody therapy cuts deaths among some hospitalised COVID-19 patients -study

Jun 16 2021

LONDON A COVID-19 antibody cocktail developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Roche reduced deaths in hospitalised patients whose own immune systems had failed to produce a response, a large British study found on Wednesday. | Video

Regeneron COVID-19 therapy cuts deaths among hospitalised patients who lack antibodies -study

Jun 16 2021

* Antibody cocktail cut deaths by one-fifth in the seronegative

'Corrupt' British police hid failings of murder investigation - report

Jun 15 2021

LONDON British police corruptly meddled in shoddy investigations into the brutal 1987 murder of a private investigator and then concealed their repeated failings, often by sowing disinformation in the media, an inquiry into the case has found.

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