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AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate begins late-stage U.S. study

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate begins late-stage U.S. study

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday it has begun enrolling adults for a U.S.-funded, 30,000-subject late-stage study of its high profile COVID-19 vaccine candidate. [more…]

Australian state premier apologises for cruise ship failures after COVID-19 spike

Australian state premier apologises for cruise ship failures after COVID-19 spike

Published 17/08/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The leader of Australia’s New South Wales state apologised on Monday for failing to stop people carrying the novel coronavirus from disembarking [more…]

Special Report: COVID opens new doors for China’s gene giant

Special Report: COVID opens new doors for China’s gene giant

Published 05/08/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - As countries scramble to test for the novel coronavirus, a Chinese company has become a go-to name around the world. BGI Group, [more…]

EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

Published 20/07/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Signs emerged that leaders of northern European Union countries were willing to compromise on a 1.8 trillion euro ($2 trillion) coronavirus stimulus [more…]

Analysts’ View: EU progress lifts euro, stocks on the defensive

Analysts’ View: EU progress lifts euro, stocks on the defensive

Published 20/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - EU leaders reported some progress on Monday after three days of haggling over a coronavirus stimulus plan, sending the euro to a [more…]

Work begins on black boxes from Ukrainian jet downed by Iran

Work begins on black boxes from Ukrainian jet downed by Iran

Published 20/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Investigators have begun work on the flight recorders from the Ukrainian jet accidentally shot down by Iran in January, France’s BEA accident [more…]

French vaccines group Valneva to participate in UK’s COVID-19 response programme

French vaccines group Valneva to participate in UK’s COVID-19 response programme

Published 20/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French specialty vaccines company Valneva will participate in Britain’s COVID-19 vaccine response programme, the company said on Monday and will provide up [more…]

Euro zone shares flat as EU recovery plan awaited- Ericsson soars

Euro zone shares flat as EU recovery plan awaited- Ericsson soars

Published 17/07/2020

(Reuters) - Euro zone shares were little changed on Friday as investors awaited the outcome of an European Union summit where leaders are expected to [more…]

France won’t ban Huawei, but encouraging 5G telcos to avoid it: report

France won’t ban Huawei, but encouraging 5G telcos to avoid it: report

Published 05/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - The head of the French cybersecurity agency ANSSI said there would not be a total ban on using equipment from Huawei in [more…]

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to be shared across Europe, says France

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to be shared across Europe, says France

Published 15/06/2020

PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A deal between AstraZeneca and four European countries for COVID-19 vaccines involves doses being shared by European Union members on a pro [more…]