“A Window of Hope”: Europe Undertakes COVID-19 Vaccination

By Anita komuves, Benoit Van Overstraeten, Isla Binnie BUDAPEST / PARIS / MADRID, Dec 26 (Reuters) – Hungary was ahead of the rest of the European Union countries by beginning to vaccinate its population against COVID-19 on Saturday, a day before its launch in other countries, such as France. , Germany and Spain, as the … Read more

Lanterns and threats: British strategies to reach an agreement with the EU

By John Chalmers, Elizabeth Piper, Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS / LONDON, Dec 26 (Reuters) – When trade talks with the UK stalled on December 9, a European Union representative summed up the mood in Brussels, writing in an internal note: “The British .. They are teasing us, we must stand firm. “ A general view of … Read more

The Brexit deal is still stuck in fishing and would still be hours away

FILE PHOTO: The flag of the United Kingdom and several of the European Union in Brussels, Belgium, on December 9, 2020. REUTERS / Johanna Geron BRUSSELS, Dec 24 (Reuters) – Negotiations to conclude a Brexit trade deal could still have “a few hours to go,” a UK source said on Thursday as expectations continued for … Read more

A Brexit trade deal is imminent and could arrive on Wednesday

FILE PHOTO: The flags of the United Kingdom and the European Union in Brussels, Belgium, on December 9, 2020. Olivier Hoslet / Pool via REUTERS Dec 23 (Reuters) – A trade deal between the UK and the European Union is imminent and could be reached as soon as Wednesday night, a senior EU diplomat said. … Read more

British minister says no trade deal for Brexit yet

By Guy Faulconbridge, Gabriela Baczynska FILE PHOTO: UK Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick arrives at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Downing Street, London, UK on June 9, 2020. REUTERS / Toby Melville LONDON / BRUSSELS, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union have yet to reach a Brexit trade deal that will avoid … Read more

Weekly cases of COVID-19 hit record for rising infections in America: WHO

FILE PHOTO: Hospital staff watch Intensive Care Unit nurse Merlin Pambuan, 66, leave the hospital where she spent 8 months with coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at St. Mary Medical Center, in Long Beach, California. December 21, 2020. REUTERS / Lucy Nicholson GENEVA, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Weekly COVID-19 cases rose by the highest number since the … Read more

EU and UK leaders discussed the virus and Brexit

FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Brussels, Belgium, on December 9, 2020. Olivier Hoslet / Pool via REUTERS BRUSSELS, Dec 22 (Reuters) – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a telephone conversation on Monday in which they … Read more

European stocks advance stimulated by the vaccine and awaiting Brexit

FILE PHOTO: The German DAX price index inside the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Germany, on December 9, 2020. REUTERS / Personal Dec 16 (Reuters) – European stocks expanded their gains for the third consecutive session on Wednesday, fueled by rising hopes for a Brexit trade deal and the possible deployment of a COVID-19 vaccine on the … Read more

Barnier says a UK trade deal is still possible

By Christian Levaux, Bart Biesemans LONDON, Dec 14 (Reuters) – European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Monday that it was still possible to seal a new trade pact with the United Kingdom, as the two sides seek to break deadlocks on matters such as access. to UK fishing waters for EU vessels and … Read more

The European stock markets hold the ground before the ECB; London rises on falling pound

FILE PHOTO: The German DAX price index inside the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Germany, on December 9, 2020. REUTERS / Personal Dec 10 (Reuters) – European stocks showed little change at the open Thursday after a meeting between UK and EU leaders failed to make a breakthrough, with investors also on hold for the policy meeting. … Read more