Europe

Pfizer Cuts Back Vaccine Deliveries To EU

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer will temporarily cut supplies of its covid-19 vaccine to Europe while increasing production capacity. The authorities of several European countries stated this. The Scandinavian and Baltic health ministers have sent a letter to the European Commission expressing concerns and asking for an explanation for the move. Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen […]

EC Launches Probe Into Czech Agriculture Investment Aid

The European Commission has approved two Czech investment aid support schemes for the restructuring of orchards and irrigation, while opening an in-depth investigation to assess whether investment aid granted to certain large enterprises active in the agricultural sector in the past was in line with EU rules on State aid in the agricultural sector. In […]

Pompeo Cancels Europe Trip After Luxembourg Snub

Outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelled his Europe trip at the last minute on Tuesday (12 January) after top EU officials and Luxembourg’s foreign minister declined to meet him, according to European diplomats and other people familiar with the matter. Pompeo, a close ally of US President Donald Trump, had sought to visit […]