Wednesday 7th April, Daily Roundup - British Herald
April 20, 2021
Daily Roundup

Wednesday 7th April, 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.

Local News

Named “Heart Of Invictus”, and produced under the banner of Archewell productions, Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will produce their first Netflix Inc series. The show, which is the creative arm of Meghan and Harry’s nonprofit foundation Archewell Organisation, the video-streaming company, will focus on athletes competing in the Invictus Games for injured veterans in The Hague in 2022.

Payments firm Barclaycard said that as coronavirus restrictions were lifted, British consumers ramped up their spending on golf, picnics, and other newly permitted outdoor activities.

Britain set out on using Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine in Wales just as its rollout of other shots came down to their lowest level this year due to a supply crunch triggered by manufacturing problems at AstraZeneca.

World News

US President Joe Biden upped the COVID-19 vaccine eligibility target for all American adults to April 19. However, he warned that with new virus variants spreading “we’re still in a life-and-death race” with the coronavirus.

Iran and world powers held what they described as “constructive” talks and agreed to form working groups to discuss the sanctions Washington might lift and the nuclear curbs Tehran might observe as they try to revive the 2015 nuclear deal.

Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen backing demands for a short, tough lockdown in Germany to control the spread of the coronavirus as infection rates continued to be high, a German government spokeswoman said.

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