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EU urges more flu vaccinations fearing COVID-19

BRUSSELS: The European Union executive urged member states to launch earlier and broader vaccination campaigns against flu this year to reduce the risk of simultaneous influenza and COVID-19 outbreaks in the autumn. The European Commission wants to head off the risk of hospitals being again overwhelmed by a surge of ...

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British and US authors vie for Man Booker Prize

Three British and three US authors will discover which one of them is the winner of this year’s Man Booker Prize, whose shortlist stirred controversy over its big name omissions. US author George Saunders is the bookmakers’ favourite to take the world’s most prestigious English-language literary award for his first ...

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Bank of Scotland unveils new £10 polymer note design

LONDON: Bank of Scotland has unveiled the design of its new £10 polymer note, which is due to enter circulation in the autumn. The front of the note will continue to feature Scottish novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott alongside The Mound in Edinburgh. The Glenfinnan Viaduct will remain on ...

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