Wednesday, 4th 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.
The University of Oxford hopes to present late-stage trial results on its COVID-19 vaccine candidate this year, raising hopes that Britain could start to roll out a successful vaccine in late December or early 2021.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that British finance minister Rishi Sunak will make a general statement regarding the government’s COVID-19 support scheme to deal with a second wave of the coronavirus crisis.
President Donald Trump falsely claimed victory over Democratic rival Joe Biden even as millions of votes still remained uncounted in a White House race.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said the result of the US election was not important for the country’s clerical rulers, but that the next president in Washington should respect international treaties and laws.
Switzerland’s finance minister pledged not to raise taxes next year to pay for the measures to support the economy during the COVID-19 crisis, adding the country instead must keep a tight grip on spending.
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