UK approves Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine

December 30, 2020
by BN Writer

UK regulators have approved the coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford.

People vaccinated against COVID-19 should still quarantine when they travel, says WHO

December 29, 2020
by Robert Fenech

There is still no evidence that COVID-19 vaccinations prevent transmission

Britons travelling to the EU will lose healthcare coverage and face higher mobile roaming costs from 1st January 2021

December 28, 2020
by BN Writer

Michael Gove however promised there would be a “specific provision” for people with very serious ailments

Trump signs off on $2.3 trillion funding bill, extending pandemic relief to millions

December 28, 2020
by BN Writer

The last-minute approval includes $900 billion in COVID relief and will avoid a government shutdown

EU and UK agree on Brexit deal just one week before deadline

December 24, 2020
by Helena Grech

The deal is the biggest bilateral trade deal signed by either side

EU states reportedly preparing for possibility of imminent Brexit deal

December 23, 2020
by BN Writer

The UK PM and EC President are said to have been in constant contact for the past 72 hours

ECB President Cristine Lagarde shares end-of-year message as world looks toward 2021

December 23, 2020
by BN Writer

The heavyweight in business and finance hopes for a better, greener and more digital future

BioNTech chief says company is confident vaccine works against new UK COVID variant

December 22, 2020
by BN Writer

Tests need to be carried out to be certain, expected to take around two weeks

Joe Biden receives first dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine live on TV

December 22, 2020
by BN Writer

The President-elect said he did so to show Americans it is ‘safe to take’

BREAKING: Flights between Malta-UK banned from Tuesday, 22 December

December 21, 2020
by Helena Grech

Several European countries have banned incoming flights from the UK outright

Italy latest European nation to impose Christmas lockdown

December 19, 2020
by BN Writer

Several European countries had to act in response to a surge of infections

EU Commission President confirms vaccinations to start across EU from 27-29 December

December 17, 2020
by Helena Grech

At a press conference, an EU spokesperson said that vaccines would start to be delivered to EU states on 26th ...

French President, Emmanuel Macron, tests positive for COVID-19

December 17, 2020
by BN Writer

The news came from a statement published by the French presidency

How will Malta benefit from the allocated €2.27bn in EU funds over the next few years?

December 16, 2020
by BN Writer

The funds, covering 2021-2027, form part of the Multiannual Financial Framework and COVID-recovery instrument

Google services suffer worldwide outage

December 14, 2020
by Helena Grech

Failure affects Gmail, YouTube, Calendar and more