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News of the Week

A weekly roundup of current affairs, policy and international relations.

Written by Beccy Drew

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NEWS OF THE WEEK 22/11/20

On Wednesday, Pfizer revealed they have found their vaccine to be 95% effective against Coronavirus, 28 days after administration. The vaccines efficiency seems to be consistent amongst all races, ethnicities and genders, with 94% efficacy in people over 65…

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NEWS OF THE WEEK 15/11/20

The biggest news of the week was the development of a potential COVID-19 vaccine. The pharmaceutical brand Pfizer announced that early testing of the vaccine was proving to be 90% effective…

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NEWS OF THE WEEK 08/11/20

After a very long week, Biden has been projected to win the 2020 Presidential Election. Beating his Republican opponent Donald Trump, Biden will be inaugurated as the 46thPresident in January 2021…

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NEWS OF THE WEEK 01/11/20

UK LOCKDOWN. Yesterday, Boris Johnson held a national press conference. With many different areas across England moving into higher tiers, speculation…

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NEWS OF THE WEEK 25/10/20

SCOTLAND’S 5 TIER SYSTEM. On Friday, Nicola Sturgeon announced a new 5 tier system that would set different restrictions upon areas…

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NEWS OF THE WEEK 18/10/20

CIRCUIT BREAKERS. From Monday, schools in Northern Ireland will be shutting for two weeks in order to slow down the spread of COVID-19…

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