Monday, 30th November Daily Roundup
Here’s a quick summary of what has happened around the world over the last 24 hours, brought to you exclusively by British Herald.
British finance minister Rishi Sunak said he was optimistic Britain would be able to agree a trade deal with the European Union before temporary post-Brexit transition arrangements expire at the end of this month.
Britain’s government keeps all financial support to business under review, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said when asked whether the hospitality industry would get more money to weather COVID restrictions.
President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his picks for several top economic positions, including former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as his nominee for Treasury Secretary, setting the stage for a more diverse White House.
In April, a nurse at a Stockholm home for the elderly told Helen Gluckman that her 83-year-old father would likely not live for long. He had been stricken by COVID-19 and the home recommended putting him on end-of-life care, she said.
Turkey’s seismic exploration vessel Oruc Reis returned to port from disputed Mediterranean waters, less than two weeks before a European Union summit where the bloc will evaluate possible sanctions against Ankara.
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