The European Union criticised Britain’s rapid approval of Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday (2 December), saying its own procedure was more thorough, while US health experts welcomed the British move as a sign US regulators should follow suit. Britain became the first western country to endorse a COVID-19 shot.
Police blocked protesters from marching in Poland’s capital as demonstrations took place across the country against an attempt to restrict abortion rights and recent police violence. Police and protesters played a game of cat and mouse in Warsaw as officers set up cordons which the protesters sought to evade, pushing them
Undeterred by the coronavirus, Polish troops are training intensely in the northeast of the country together with their NATO allies, officials have said. The joint maneuvers, codenamed Tumak-20, are being held at an exercise site near the northeastern town of Orzysz, the country’s defence minister announced on Wednesday. The main aim is
European officials will be entering “intensive” negotiations in the coming days after Hungary and Poland blocked a deal on the region’s $2 trillion stimulus plan — an impasse that’s raising concerns over an economic recovery in the region. The two countries vetoed the deal after it was suggested that future stimulus