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EU agency: Rare clots possibly linked to AstraZeneca shot

However, it declined Wednesday to impose any new age restrictions on the vaccine, saying the benefits of the shot still outweigh risks.

EU regulator starts a review of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine

According to a study published in the journal Lancet, Sputnik V was about 91% effective in preventing people from becoming severely ill with COVID-19.

EU chief: Bloc was late, over-confident on vaccine rollout

The EU Commission chief said Wednesday that the bloc’s much-criticized vaccine rollout could be partly blamed on the EU being over-optimistic, over-confident and plainly “too late.”  

EU officials sign Brexit trade deal as UK lawmakers debate

The agreement also needs approval from the EU’s legislature, which is not expected to take up the deal for weeks.

Germany, Hungary give 1st vaccine shots ahead of EU rollout

The EU had originally planned for its nations to administer the first shots to the most vulnerable people in a coordinated effort on Sunday but the operator of an nursing home in Germany, where the first shots were given to dozens of people on Saturday, said that “every day that we wait is one day too many.”

EU, UK unveil vast trade pact set to enter force on Jan 1

It's likely to be endorsed over the next week and enter force provisionally on New Year's Day.

UK and EU to ‘redouble efforts’ on post-Brexit trade deal

The spokesman said Johnson told European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen during a Saturday telephone call that “significant differences” remain despite “some progress” in the negotiators’ recent discussions.

New virus restrictions in Europe; German Chancellor Merkel warns of hard days

New restrictions went into effect in several other European nations in an effort to staunch the resurgence of the pandemic.

UK urged to conclude trade deal with EU to limit Brexit cost

The organization said the British economy will likely end this year 10.1% smaller as a result of the pandemic, which led to a wide-ranging lockdown in the spring.

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Get jazzed about live music returning to the Bellamy Mansion

After being cancelled last year, the annual Jazz at the Mansion returns to the Bellamy Mansion and Museum in Wilmington starting Thursday May 13 and running every second Thursday through September.

West Brunswick High football player, his brother identified as victims in fatal boating incident

A coroner has identified the two boaters found in the Intracoastal Waterway on Monday after they went missing Sunday night.

Police: Man beats, threatens to kill 91-year-old woman at Wilmington apartment

A man is accused of beating an elderly woman and threatening to kill her at a Wilmington apartment.

Kids’ Day in the Park planned next month at Franklin Square Park in Southport

Kids of all ages are invited to get creative and join area artists in Franklin Square Park in Southport next month.