BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission is in advanced talks with pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) to reserve or buy up-front doses of its COVID-19 vaccine under development, two officials familiar with the talks told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. flag is seen over the company logo for Johnson & Johnson to celebrate the
LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom announced a new post-Brexit tariff regime on Tuesday to give it leverage in trade talks, maintaining the European Union’s 10% duty on cars but cutting levies on tens of billions of dollars of supply chain imports. The new tariff regime, which would come into effect from January 2021, aims
BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union urged each other on Friday to give ground in talks over a post-Brexit trade deal or risk European Union’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier gestures as he gives a news conference following the third round of Brexit talks with Britain, in Brussels, Belgium, May 15, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Pool
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is in talks with Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG (ROG.S) on rolling out an accurate COVID-19 antibody test that it said could be a ‘game changer’ on getting the world’s fifth largest economy back to work. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, January
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Bayer AG is seen in a showroom of the German drugmaker where the annual results news conference takes place in Leverkusen, Germany February 27, 2020. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German drugs and pesticides company Bayer said the economic downturn has prompted it to take a tougher stance in talks
FILE PHOTO: Amazon logo is seen in front of diplayed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in this illustration taken March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has approached Amazon and other companies about using their services to step up the delivery of coronavirus tests to frontline health workers, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union kick off talks on Monday on how their relationship will shape up after Brexit, with half a trillion euros worth of annual trade and close security ties at stake in what are bound to be tense talks. FILE PHOTO: British flags flutter near the Houses of Parliament,
ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece distanced itself on Wednesday from suggestions that it planned to drag a centuries-old dispute over the return of the Parthenon marbles into Brexit negotiations. Government spokesman Stelios Petsas said Athens would keep up its campaign for the return of the 2,500-old treasures and will consider which tools could support its cause.
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain laid out a tough opening stance for future talks with the European Union on Sunday, saying it would set its own agenda rather than meeting the bloc’s rules to ensure frictionless trade. FILE PHOTO: People celebrate at the statue of Winston Churchill as Britain leaves the EU on Brexit day in
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (Reuters) – Indigenous weaver and fashion designer Alberto Lopez knew he wanted to be a traditional weaver early on, but there was a problem: the artisans who worked the looms in his village in the lush mountains of southern Mexico were all women. Alberto Lopez, an indigenous Mexican weaver
SANDRINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth and her heirs will meet Prince Harry on Monday to thrash out a plan for him and his actress wife Meghan after they triggered a family crisis by deciding to step back from royal duties and spend more time in North America. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth departs from
FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Meghan, Duchess of Sussex reacts as she leaves after her visit to Canada House in London, Britain January 7, 2020. Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Discussions regarding future plans for Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are progressing well and should conclude within days not weeks, a royal source
FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers a speech during a debate at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union may need to extend the deadline for talks about a new trade relationship with Britain, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
FILE PHOTO: Democratic Unionist Party MP Sammy Wilson is seen at the House of Commons in London, Britain October 22, 2019. ©UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – Irish and British governments have “paused” talks to restore Northern Ireland’s devolved regional government, stalling a power-sharing agreement between Irish nationalists and pro-British unionists in the region,
FILE PHOTO: Participants hold a British Union flag and an EU flag during a pro-EU referendum event at Parliament Square in London, Britain June 19, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to start negotiations on its future relationship with Britain as soon as Britain leaves the bloc, a senior
Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn stands outside an Arsenal FC merchandise shop near Finsbury Park during his general election campaign, in London, Britain December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wrote to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday to ask him to revise U.S. negotiating objectives for a
LONDON (Reuters) – Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn offered on Wednesday what he described as evidence that access to Britain’s state-run health service was being discussed in trade talks with the United States, handing reporters hundreds of pages of documents. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied that the National Health Service (NHS) is on the
CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Four large drug companies could resume talks on Tuesday to try to reach a $48 billion settlement of all opioid litigation against them, after agreeing with two Ohio counties to a $260 million deal to avert the first federal trial over their role in the U.S. opioid epidemic. Drug distributors AmerisourceBergen Corp,
The European Union’s executive said on Sunday evening that “a lot of work” remained to be done on Brexit and that talks with British negotiators will continue on Monday. Source link
(Reuters) – The European Union has rejected a British request to hold Brexit talks this weekend, British media reported, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated his commitment to leaving the bloc on Oct. 31 despite the possibility of a not reaching an exit deal. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in
(Reuters) – The European Union rejected a British government request to allow Brexit talks to run through weekend, The Times newspaper reported bit.ly/2Ipq7gM on Saturday. “If we held talks at the weekend it would look like these were proper negotiations,” the newspaper quoted an EU diplomat as saying. “We’re still a long way from that”.