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UPDATE 3-England gets new set of restrictions for end of COVID-19 lockdown

24 Nov 2020

* Plans for Christmas to be announced later this week (Updates after government news conference)

Britain asks regulator to assess Pfizer vaccine for suitability

21 Nov 2020

LONDON Britain has formally asked its medical regulator, the MHRA, to assess the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for its suitability, the first step in making the shot available outside of the United States.

Britain asks regulator to assess Pfizer vaccine for suitability

21 Nov 2020

LONDON Britain has formally asked its medical regulator, the MHRA, to assess the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for its suitability, the first step in making the shot available outside of the United States.

Britain and Canada could announce trade deal in coming days - sources

19 Nov 2020

OTTAWA/LONDON Britain and Canada are very close to agreeing the terms of a free trade deal and the agreement could be announced in the coming days, a Canadian government source said on Thursday.

EU deal is far from certain, UK PM Johnson tells ministers

17 Nov 2020

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned his top ministers on Tuesday it was far from certain that a trade agreement would be reached with the European Union but that Britain would thrive with, or without, a deal.

Time is running out for Brexit deal, EU tells Britain

17 Nov 2020

BRUSSELS/LONDON European Union diplomats warned Britain on Monday that time was fast running out for a Brexit deal, and that it may already be too late to ratify one, as negotiators in Brussels began a last-ditch attempt to avoid a tumultuous exit at the end of December.

UK PM Johnson's Brexit 'brain' Cummings to leave Downing Street

14 Nov 2020

LONDON Dominic Cummings, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's most powerful adviser, will stop working for Downing Street in mid-December as Johnson tries to reset his premiership after a series of failures in tackling the coronavirus pandemic.

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