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The United States and Europe are expected to announce a five-year suspension of tariffs in their 17-year-old dispute over aircraft subsidies. Photograph: Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg

The United States and the European Union have agreed a truce in their near 17-year conflict over aircraft subsidies, suspending for five years one set(...)

Three vials with different vaccines against Covid-19 by Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca and Moderna. File photograph: Thomas Kienzle/AFP via Getty Images

The Government could be on a collision course with the State’s powerful pharmaceutical industry over support for US backing of a move to lift patent p(...)

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen: she  said the EU was ready to discuss any proposals that addressed the Covid crisis in an effective and pragmatic manner. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Member states of the EU are set to discuss proposals to waive intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines after the idea was backed by the US. (...)

US president Joe Biden’s administration made the call for the waiver amid WTO talks on easing trade rules. File photograph: J Scott Applewhite/AP Photo/Bloomberg

US president Joe Biden’s administration is throwing its support behind efforts to waive intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines in an (...)

A woman flashes the three-finger salute as demonstrators march during a protest against the military coup in Mandalay, Myanmar, on Tuesday. Photograph: EPA

Rubbish piled up on the streets of Myanmar’s main city of Yangon on Tuesday after activists launched a “garbage strike” to oppose military rule. The(...)

Jen Psaki, White House press secretary. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA/Bloomberg

The Biden administration will put the trade deal struck with China under Donald Trump “under review” as the broader US relationship with Beijing is as(...)

  US president Joe Biden’s cabinet is more or less evenly divided on gender. One in five of his secretaries are black; one in 10 is of Asian descent; 15 per cent are Latina. Photograph: Al Drago/POOL/EPA

Five decades after the sexual revolution, who would have predicted that the inauguration of a 78-year-old white man – someone whose chief promise is t(...)

Jill Biden, wife of the president-elect, joins Operation Gratitude as she assembles care packages for deployed US troops, on Friday, in Washington. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

President-elect Joe Biden urged Congress to approve a new Covid relief package, as he warned that Americans are suffering economically from the pandem(...)

President-elect Joe Biden: Democratic candidates Jon Ossoff and Rev Raphael Warnock are seeking to flip two seats held by Republicans in Georgia. If both win, Democrats will have an effective majority in the Senate. Photograph: Susan Walsh/AP

The United States passed a new Covid milestone, recording 3,000 deaths in a single day, as the pandemic continued to spread across the country. More (...)