IF you were a Covid vaccine manufacturer would you want to deal with the EU?
By smearing AstraZeneca and threatening to block exports, EU clowns have made all the other suppliers wary too.
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Brussels desperately needs vaccines and a Covid crisis on the continent is not in our interestsCredit: Getty
Now talks have stalled between the bloc and American firm Novavax, which is waiting for the green light to start vaccine production in the UK. In contrast, Britain signed an agreement for 60million Novavax doses SEVEN months ago.
Who could blame drug companies for thinking twice? As Tory MP Andrew Bridgen points out: “The EU is a difficult and potentially litigious customer.”
Brussels desperately needs vaccines and a Covid crisis on the continent is not in our interests.
But the arrogance of its self-serving leaders shows why this won’t be solved any time soon.
They are simply bad for business.
WHAT a weekend!
Today we’re on the brink of hitting 30million jabs and tomorrow we can meet up with friends and family again.
Looking at the data, Boris Johnson is too slow to lift the lockdownCredit: Sky News
Even the weather looks on the up.
Relaxed rules over outdoor gatherings will unleash a frenzy of barbeques and family picnics. Boris Johnson is looking forward to a return “to the life we love”.
The PM said he saw nothing in the Covid data to halt his “roadmap to freedom”. But with more than half of adults jabbed, why can’t he see anything in the data to SPEED UP our unlocking?
Under his plans we must wait until late June before the lockdown is lifted.
With the vulnerable largely protected, BoJo needs to put his foot on the gas.
DESPITE pledges to clean up their act, massive tech companies still act like cowboys.
Google is raking in a fortune in advertising from dodgy firms who scam people out of their pension savings.
Tech giants like Google must be made to obey the same laws as normal publishersCredit: Reuters
The internet giant also gets an earner from the financial regulators who post warnings about the scammers.
MPs say these monoliths get away with such outrageous behaviour because of a woeful lack of regulation.
This scandal will go on until Google and co obey the same laws as normal publishers.
Strictly uber alles
Motsi Mabuse is due to spend November on stage in Germany, right in the middle of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.
Motsi Mabuse is going to Germany right in the middle of this year’s StrictlyCredit: Rex
But there may be a compromise.
If we offer them a few more Covid jabs perhaps they would let us have her back.
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