Tuesday, 17th 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.
Britain inked an agreement with the US to make sure that flights between the two countries continue next year too. This replaces an earlier pact which covered Britain when it was part of the European Union.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was perfectly well after coming into contact with a COVID-19 infected person, adding that he will carry out his official duties via Zoom while he undergoes self-isolation for two weeks in Downing Street.
Health Minister Matt Hancock said that thousands across the country are suffering from “long COVID”, which is the ongoing illness after getting infected with the coronavirus.
As outgoing President Donald Trump forges ahead with his legal fight to stay in power, President-elect Joe Biden was focused on shaping his core team in the White House.
An Iranian government spokesman said that any US attack on the country would receive a “crushing” response. This came after reports that US President Donald Trump sought options to strike Iran’s main nuclear site last week, but desisted from proceeding with it.
In the wake of avian flu being found in another farm in Germany, the authorities said that a programme to cull 70,000 fowls is on the anvil.
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