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UK-EU trade talks to resume despite ‘critical issues’ Negotiating teams will reconvene on Sunday, but “significant differences” remain between the two. Go to Source Date: 5 December 2020 Author:

Mass testing is being introduced in England’s tier-three “high-risk” areas and is starting in one of the areas hardest-hit by Covid-19 in Wales. Go to Source Date: 5 December 2020 Author:

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One source close to the negotiations on the UK side suggested there had been a more optimistic outlook earlier in the week but pointed to demands for EU fishing boats to have ten year access to UK waters as one issue that derailed progress – as had been reported in the Telegraph. Go to Source […]

Mr Biden, and state governors who would be on the front lines of any such mandate, might prefer to target only certain segments of the population more at risk of contracting or spreading Covid-19. For instance, employers could be encouraged to require healthcare and nursing home workers to be immunised, and most children already must […]

PA Media A 16-year-old boy was among four workers killed in an explosion at a waste water treatment works. Teenager Luke Wheaton, Michael James, 64, Brian Vickery, 63, and Raymond White, 57, died in the blast in Avonmouth, Bristol. A fifth person injured is recovering at home. It happened at 11:20 GMT on Thursday in […]

Brexit trade deal: What are the sticking points? Go to Source Date: 4 December 2020 Author:

Chief executive Chris Hopson tweeted that it was “vital” hospitals sought to vaccinate as many people as possible in the highest priority groups. Go to Source Date: 4 December 2020 Author:

The percentage of people testing positive for the coronavirus has fallen in all English regions except the North East, according to the Office for National Statistics. Go to Source Date: 4 December 2020 Author:

An EU source told the BBC’s political editor that talks were “extremely sluggish” around the so-called level playing field for competition rules and standards while another EU insider suggested the UK is “posturing”. Go to Source Date: 4 December 2020 Author: