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    What Are the ‘Kill the Bill’ Protests in Britain All About?

    Britain’s policing and crime bill has set off a string of demonstrations in cities around the country. So what is the proposed legislation and why are people protesting against it?

    Britain Authorizes Covid-19 Vaccine From Oxford and AstraZeneca

    Health officials are hoping to soon vaccinate a million people per week as the country’s hospitals are overwhelmed by cases of a new, more contagious variant of the virus.

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

    Britain is finally departing from the European Union, but its formal exit is only the beginning of a high-stakes experiment to unstitch commercial relations across an integrated continent.

    As Britain Edges Toward Lockdowns, Long-Held Grievances Flare Up

    Residents of Manchester and other northern English cities have never much cared for the heavy hand of Westminster. They are not liking it any better in the pandemic.
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    Scenes of Scotland, as It Weighs Its Future Within Britain

    If the pro-independence vote surges in Thursday’s elections for the Scottish Parliament, momentum for an another referendum on independence may become unstoppable.

    Your Thursday Briefing

    A breakthrough announcement on vaccine patents.

    State Department approves voluntary departure of nonemergency personnel from India.

    The United States is also urging its citizens to leave the country.

    Colombia, Strained by Pandemic and Economic Hardship, Explodes in Protest

    The eruption of anger in Colombia, where at least 24 have died as the government cracks down on the protests, could spread to other...

    Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine is Highly Effective Against Variants, Studies Find

    Two studies showed the vaccine to be more than 95 percent effective at protecting against severe disease or death from the variants first identified...

    Your Wednesday Briefing

    An unequal global recovery.