Ursula von der Leyen

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Ursula von der Leyen snubbed in chair gaffe at EU-Erdoğan talks
Awkward moment as EC chief consigned to sofa at meeting where women’s rights was on agenda

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

07, Apr, 2021 @11:29 AM

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'Lack of perspective': why Ursula von der Leyen's EU vaccine strategy is failing
European commission president accused of focusing too much on UK and domestic German image

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

28, Mar, 2021 @11:45 AM

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Europe's technocrats play into populist hands with their bungled Covid response | Hans Kundnani
Angela Merkel’s apology for cancelling the Easter lockdown was the latest example of the EU elite making a critical misstep

Hans Kundnani

28, Mar, 2021 @7:45 AM

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EU leaders back 'global value chains' instead of vaccine export bans
Refusal to support measure despite Ursula von der Leyen highlighting 21m doses sent to UK

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

25, Mar, 2021 @9:46 PM

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An EU ban on vaccine exports would make its wretched rollout take longer still | Leo Cendrowicz
The bloc should hold its nerve and focus on domestic production, says Brussels-based journalist Leo Cendrowicz

Leo Cendrowicz

25, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Boris Johnson: vaccine cooperation vital to help combat third Covid wave
PM stresses need to work with EU and says surge in infections is likely to ‘wash up on our shores’

Peter Walker Political correspondent

22, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Vaccine wars: the week that rocked the UK’s Covid jab rollout
After a week of bans, U-turns and warnings of supply shortfalls, public confidence in vaccination has been dented. Can Britain get back on the fast track out of lockdown?

Robin McKie, Michael Savage, James Tapper and Kim Willsher in Paris

21, Mar, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Waging war over vaccines can only end in tragedy for Britain and the EU | Andrew Rawnsley
Gloating over Europe’s travails is a stupid and shortsighted way for the UK to respond

Andrew Rawnsley

21, Mar, 2021 @8:45 AM

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The Observer view on the dangers of vaccine nationalism | Observer editorial
Covid-19 is a global problem, sharing our surpluses and science is not only ethical but will speed our own return to normality

Observer editorial

21, Mar, 2021 @6:15 AM

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The Guardian view on the Northern Ireland protocol: honour the treaty | Editorial
Editorial: Boris Johnson must understand that his Brexit agreement is a fact of international law, not an arena for political games


17, Mar, 2021 @6:41 PM

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EU threatens to halt Covid vaccine exports to UK unless it gets ‘fair share’
Ursula von der Leyen says bloc wants to see ‘reciprocity and proportionality’ in exports

Jon Henley Europe correspondent and Dan Sabbagh

17, Mar, 2021 @1:26 PM

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Spain may allow in Covid-vaccinated UK tourists if no EU pass agreed
Minister says country will act unilaterally if Europe does not bring in vaccination passports

Daniel Boffey in Brussels and Helena Smith in Athens

01, Mar, 2021 @3:27 PM

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