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A Raven Queen Vanishes, and Britain Checks a Prophecy

A Raven Queen Vanishes, and Britain Checks a Prophecy

A Raven Queen Vanishes, and Britain Checks a Prophecy A Raven Queen Vanishes, and Britain Checks a Prophecy LONDON — They flap and lollop and squawk and scavenge. They hold the future of the realm, some say, in their fearsome beaks. And now one of them — their queen, Merlina — has been reclassified to M.I.A. from AWOL, heralding the …

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UN envoy: Britain is `gung ho’ about world role after Brexit Brexit Government U.N. Britain Nato

United Nations-New British Ambassador

UN envoy: Britain is `gung ho’ about world role after Brexit Brexit Government U.N. Britain Nato UN envoy: Britain is `gung ho’ about world role after Brexit Brexit Government U.N. Britain Nato Britain’s new U.N. ambassador says the government is feeling “gung ho” about continuing its role as an important player on the world stage despite its exit from the …

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U.S. Election, Trump, Britain: Your Thursday Briefing

U.S. Election, Trump, Britain: Your Thursday Briefing

U.S. Election, Trump, Britain: Your Thursday Briefing U.S. Election, Trump, Britain: Your Thursday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering chaos in Washington, a victory for Democrats in the U.S. Senate and détente in British political backbiting. Lawmakers were evacuated amid mayhem that shook the core of American democracy, before the police, …

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Britain, Trump, Coronavirus: Your Tuesday Briefing

Britain, Trump, Coronavirus: Your Tuesday Briefing

Britain, Trump, Coronavirus: Your Tuesday Briefing Britain, Trump, Coronavirus: Your Tuesday Briefing At Home has many more ideas on what to read, cook, watch and do while staying safe at home. And now for the Back Story on … The year in email Steve Kenny, The Times’s senior editor for nights, keeps the newsroom informed of what happened while many …

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Britain Re-Enters Lockdown as Virus Variant Rages

Britain Re-Enters Lockdown as Virus Variant Rages

Britain Re-Enters Lockdown as Virus Variant Rages Britain Re-Enters Lockdown as Virus Variant Rages LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposed a strict new national lockdown on Monday as Britain’s desperate race to vaccinate its population risked being overtaken by a fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus that was on track to overwhelm the nation’s beleaguered hospitals. After several days of …

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Britain Opts for Mix-and-Match Vaccinations, Confounding Experts

Britain Opts for Mix-and-Match Vaccinations, Confounding Experts

Britain Opts for Mix-and-Match Vaccinations, Confounding Experts Britain Opts for Mix-and-Match Vaccinations, Confounding Experts Representatives of Public Health England and AstraZeneca did not respond to requests for comment. Both Pfizer’s and AstraZeneca’s vaccines introduce into the body a protein called spike that, while not infectious itself, can teach immune cells to recognize and fight off the actual coronavirus. Covid-19 Vaccines …

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Britain Authorizes Covid-19 Vaccine From Oxford and AstraZeneca

Britain Authorizes Covid-19 Vaccine From Oxford and AstraZeneca

Britain Authorizes Covid-19 Vaccine From Oxford and AstraZeneca Britain Authorizes Covid-19 Vaccine From Oxford and AstraZeneca These setbacks have not dampened enthusiasm in Britain for the country’s leading homegrown vaccine, one that analysts have said could right the course of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s careening tenure if it is rolled out quickly. Having ordered 100 million doses, 40 million of …

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Britain Authorizes Covid Vaccine From Oxford and AstraZeneca

Britain Authorizes Covid Vaccine From Oxford and AstraZeneca

Britain Authorizes Covid Vaccine From Oxford and AstraZeneca Britain Authorizes Covid Vaccine From Oxford and AstraZeneca These setbacks have not dampened enthusiasm in Britain for the country’s leading homegrown vaccine, one that analysts have said could right the course of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s careening tenure if it is rolled out quickly. Having ordered 100 million doses, 40 million of …

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Brexit Deal Done, Britain Now Scrambles to See if It Can Work

Brexit Deal Done, Britain Now Scrambles to See if It Can Work

Brexit Deal Done, Britain Now Scrambles to See if It Can Work Brexit Deal Done, Britain Now Scrambles to See if It Can Work LONDON — For weary Brexit negotiators on both sides of the English Channel, a Christmas Eve trade agreement sealed 11 months of painstaking deliberations over Britain’s departure from the European Union, encompassing details as arcane as …

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Britain Gets a Boost With a Brexit Trade Deal, but Challenges Loom

Britain Gets a Boost With a Brexit Trade Deal, but Challenges Loom

Britain Gets a Boost With a Brexit Trade Deal, but Challenges Loom Britain Gets a Boost With a Brexit Trade Deal, but Challenges Loom But the fact that a deal was reached, and the potential for future cooperation, will reassure many. “After such a torrid year, and during such a disrupted festive trading season, it’s a huge relief,” said Mike …

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