Month: December 2020

Brexit: How European leaders reacted to EU-UK trade deal

[ad_1] media captionEuropean Commission announces ‘fair’ post-Brexit trade deal A post-Brexit trade deal has been agreed between the EU and the UK, prompting relief, sadness and optimism for the future. European leaders have been reacting to the announcement. Here’s what some of them have said. Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission president In a press

NBA: Rockets-Thunder postponed after positive Covid-19 tests

[ad_1] Thunder-Rockets was one of 13 NBA games scheduled to take place on Wednesday night The Houston Rockets’ season opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder has been postponed because the Rockets are unable to field enough players. Three Rockets players returned either positive or inconclusive coronavirus results, with another four needing to quarantine after contact

Lionel Messi: Barcelona forward breaks Pele scoring record in win over Real Valladolid

[ad_1] Lionel Messi’s 644th Barcelona goal came in the 65th minute of their win over Real Valladolid Lionel Messi scored his 644th goal for Barcelona during his side’s victory over Real Valladolid to break Pele’s record of the most goals for one club. Argentina forward Messi, 33, scored Barca’s third when he collected Pedri’s backheel,

Covid: EU to discuss response to variant as travel bans on UK expand

[ad_1] image copyrightPA Media image captionNumerous countries have introduced travel bans amid concerns over the new coronavirus variant European Union officials will discuss later a co-ordinated response to a new, more infectious coronavirus variant in the UK, which has led many countries to impose travel bans. Germany, France and Italy are among those to suspend