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UK to ban junk food

The UK may ban the sale of sodas and snacks at cash registers. According to the Guardian, the move is part of an effort to combat obesity. In addition, racks of junk food will not be placed at the entrance to shops or at the end of aisles. Above that, the UK authorities have decided to fight fast...

European Union starts COVID-19 vaccination

COVID-19 vaccination with the first approved vaccine from Pfizer/BioNTech began in the European Union this Sunday, amid previously intensified restrictions due to a worsening epidemiological situation. EU countries could not start vaccination until the drug had been approved at the EU level. The...

Chinese watchdog launches antitrust investigation against Alibaba

China's State Administration for Market Regulation announced an investigation into Alibaba Group. The watchdog will examine the company's policies for compliance with antitrust laws. "Based on reports, the State Administration for Market Regulation has opened an investigation into Alibaba Group...

BioNTech head: We can create a vaccine against the new COVID-19 strain in six weeks

CEO of BioNTech, the biotech company that created the US and EU-approved COVID-19 vaccine with Pfizer, said his company could create an improved version of the vaccine against the new COVID-19 strain found in the UK and several other countries fairly quickly. He noted that the RNA matrix technology...

DPA: Number of ATMs blown up in Germany reaches record

The number of ATMs blown up in Germany has reached an all-time record in 2020, Martina Link, Vice President of the Federal Criminal Office (BKA), told dpa on Sunday, 20 December. According to her, there will be more than 400 such cases by the end of the year. This will therefore be an all-time...

EU announces date of COVID-19 vaccination start

Head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has announced a date for the start of vaccination against the coronavirus in the European Union: 27, 28 and 29 December. A statement was posted on her official Twitter account. By now there are several vaccines against COVID-19 in the world....

EU leaders agree to extend sanctions against Turkey over drilling in the Mediterranean Sea

EU leaders have agreed to extend sanctions against Turkey. The restrictive measures will be imposed in connection with Turkey's exploration activities in disputed areas of the Eastern Mediterranean. Ankara's actions in the region were once again described by Brussels as a provocation. "The EU...

UK agrees with Norway and Iceland on post-Brexit trade

The UK has entered into an agreement with Norway and Iceland on trade relations after Brexit. The relevant document was signed on Tuesday in London, according to a statement by the British Department of International Trade. "The agreement covers trade in goods and guarantees that 95% of trade...

Indian authorities: New disease is not related to COVID-19

The mysterious disease, which erupted in the town of Eluru in Andhra Pradesh in southern India, is not linked to the coronavirus pandemic, presumably caused by water pollution, said an inspector of the West Godavari district. He said water pollution from heavy metals, organophosphorus compounds or...

Iran gets ready to increase oil exports

Iran has instructed its Ministry of Oil to prepare the country's oil companies to operate at full capacity within three months, Reuters reported on Sunday, citing Iran's state-run media. The country is expecting a possible easing of US sanctions, which will follow the inauguration of US...
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