UK shoppers start to spend again, but public borrowing hits record

3/3 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers carry bags from a department store in Oxford Street, in London 2/3 By David Milliken and William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) – British shoppers bought much more than expected in May as the country gradually relaxed its coronavirus lockdown and online retailers boomed, adding to signs that the economy is […]

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AstraZeneca may expose coronavirus vaccine participants to pathogen

The chief executive of AstraZeneca, which is developing a leading coronavirus vaccine with Oxford University, said it is too early to deliberately expose trial participants to the pathogen, but it may become an option if ongoing tests hit a snag. The British drugmaker last week started phase 2 and 3 trials of the vaccine, looking […]

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Avraham Rabby, Blind Diplomat and Advocate, Is Dead at 77

Avraham Rabby spoke four languages, studied at Oxford and went to the University of Chicago on a Fulbright scholarship. Born in Israel, he became an American citizen in 1980. He was intelligent, outgoing, optimistic and capable. He appeared, in other words, like an ideal candidate to be a Foreign Service officer for the State Department […]

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