Britain trial to test combining Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines in two-shot regimen
February 4, 2021
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Thursday launched a trial to assess the immune responses generated if doses of the COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer Inc and AstraZeneca Plc are combined in a two-shot schedule.
January 29, 2021
UK bans direct flights from UAE, shutting world's busiest international route
LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Britain is banning direct passenger flights to and from the United Arab Emirates from Friday, shutting down the world’s busiest international airline route from Dubai to London.
January 14, 2021
Britain allows hospitals to discharge COVID-19 patients into care homes without re-testing
(Reuters) - Britain on Wednesday altered its rules to allow coronavirus patients who have completed 14 days isolation without showing symptoms of COVID-19 to move directly into care homes from hospitals without being re-tested for the disease.
December 22, 2020
US could require negative COVID-19 tests for passengers from Britain - sources
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - The US government is considering requiring that all passengers traveling from the United Kingdom receive a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of departure as a condition of entry, airline and U.S. officials briefed on the matter said Monday.
December 22, 2020
Britain faces isolation as world tightens borders to keep out new coronavirus strain
DOVER, England (Reuters) - Countries across the globe shut their borders to Britain on Monday due to fears about a highly infectious new coronavirus strain, causing travel chaos and raising the prospect of food shortages days before Britain is set to leave the European Union.
December 15, 2020
Facebook, Twitter face British fines if fail on harmful content
LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook, Twitter and TikTok face fines of up to 10% of turnover if they fail to remove and limit the spread of illegal content under laws proposed by Britain on Tuesday.
October 15, 2020
'Good progress' is not good enough: EU to push Brexit Britain on trade
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday will pressure Britain for concessions in their troubled Brexit talks, saying a trillion euros worth of trade could be