The Tulsa Health Department will begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to individuals age 12-15 on Thursday, May 13.The announcement follows the recommendations by the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices authorizing the use of the vaccine for this age group.“We welcome the opportunity to expand the protection offered by the COVID-19 vaccine to more community members,” said THD Executive Director Dr. Bruce Dart.
STEPHEN GLOVER: What gall! After all the lectures, Michel Barnier says he's seen the light on immigration
Sacre bleu!The Frenchman who repeatedly criticised the British Government for wanting to take back control of our borders is now blithely proposing that France should do the same thing.Does Michel Barnier register une petite contradiction?Might he even admit to being a teeny weeny bit of a hypocrite?
EMMANUEL Macron's France is acting like a "rogue state" with its threat to block UK financial firms seeking access to the EU's market in a bid to force Britain to back down over access for French fishing boats, an MP has said.Jersey: French boats protest in St Helier port waters David Jones, deputy chairman of the European Research Group (ERG) believes the move probably stems from Mr Macron’s concern at his re-election prospects next year.
It's understood a memo could go to Cabinet next week on international travel and the EU digital certificate Since the beginning of the pandemic people have been itching for the return of holidays abroad.With the vaccine rollout continuing to ramp up there are hopes that a return to normality is right around the corner.
Amazon has defeated the EU in a legal battle over the bloc’s order to pay £215million in back-taxes.Brussels claimed the online shopping giant did a deal with Luxembourg that broke competition rules and allowed the firm to pay less than was rightly owed.But European judges overturned the order and said the bloc failed to prove Amazon benefited from preferential treatment.
Exports to EU bounce back: Revival in shipments of cars and fish eases fears of a Brexit trade crisis
British exports to the European Union are bouncing back – easing fears that Brexit has done permanent damage to trade.Official figures showed goods exports to the EU rose by 8.6 per cent to £12.7billion in March, close to the £13.6billion recorded in December and above the £7.9billion seen in January after the UK finally left the bloc.
THE EU has told the UK the controversial Northern Ireland Protocol is "here to stay" after Lord Frost fired a warning to the Brussels bloc.It comes as Lord Frost held meetings with loyal paramilitary groups following a series of tense protests over the Brexit trade regulations.
Heathrow Airport could divert planes to other UK or European airports if border queues become too long.The airport has already seen queues up to six hours long as result of increased checks and paperwork for UK arrivals, the BBC reported.The airport previously warned passengers that they could be held on their planes while the checks are processed.
EMMANUEL Macron has lashed out at the EU in a petty spat over where MEPs meet.The French president is annoyed that coronavirus has prevented the European Parliament from visiting Strasbourg.In normal times the Brussels-based parliament transfers, at great expense, to the city in northeastern France for a week once a month.
The European Union has committed to cut its carbon admissions by at least 55 per cent over the next nine years, compared to 1990 levels.It’s intended as a step on the way to reaching carbon neutrality by 2050, by which point the bloc aims to emit no more of the greenhouse gas than it can absorb.
A handful of charity rescue ships patrol the Mediterranean to help migrants in distressGiovanni ISOLINO AFP Rome (AFP) Italy is pushing EU partners to revive migrant burden-sharing deals as it seeks to stave off a summertime surge in landings from North Africa, Prime Minister Mario Draghi said Wednesday.
BUSINESS DAILY© France 24 Inflation in the US soared at its fastest pace in over a decade, with consumer prices 4.2% higher than in April 2020.The data spooked investors around the world, contributing to a global market selloff.Christian Lawrence, Senior Markets Strategist at Rabobank New York, says the risk of higher interest rates is hanging over trade.
Italy is pushing EU partners to revive migrant burden-sharing deals as it seeks to stave off a summertime surge in landings from North Africa, Prime Minister Mario Draghi said Wednesday.Migration has returned to the top of the political agenda in Italy after more than 2,200 asylum-seekers from Tunisia and Libya arrived on its tiny island of Lampedusa last weekend.
PARIS (Reuters) -Paris has said it will delay a European Union financial services deal with Britain until Prime Minister Boris Johnson grants European fishermen fair access to UK waters, a source familiar with the French move said on Wednesday.“We’ve made a link between the two,” the source said.
European Commission urges limiting travel from India; EU citizens, long-term residents likely to be exempted-World News
The Commission said the measure, which would be temporary, follows an earlier proposal by the WHO to change the classification of a variant of the coronavirus found in India from 'variant of interest' to 'variant of concern' Agence France-Presse May 13, 2021 00:46:39 IST The European Commission on Wednesday urged EU member states to work together to restrict travel from India in order to limit the spread of a COVID-19 variant that has ravaged the Asian country.
A FRENCH minister has claimed there was "not enough Europe" during the coronavirus pandemic despite the EU's sluggish vaccine rollout.Brussels was harshly criticised for its vaccination programme which trails significantly behind the UK and US.However speaking to France24 Clement Beaune, the French Europe minister, called for more European integration.
Keir Starmer has been warned Labour cannot duck challenging Boris Johnson over Brexit as pro-EU campaigners launched a new platform to monitor damage to the economy.Brexit Spotlight will track how withdrawal from the EU hits the UK, from the loss of workers’ rights and free movement, to science funding, jobs and new regulations.
SPAIN has urged the EU to bring forward crunch talks regarding the future of Gibraltar after Brexit.The self-governing British Overseas Territory is not covered by the UK’s Trade and Cooperation Agreement and separate negotiations with the EU are set to take place to argee a post-Brexit treaty.
EU countries should apply an "emergency brake" on non-essential travel from India, it said in a statement.Brussels : The European Union's executive on Wednesday called on countries of the bloc to temporarily halt non-essential travel from India, to limit the spread of a COVID-19 variant.