Inside Politics: EU threatens to withhold vaccine shipments from UK

Commission chiefs claim AstraZeneca jabs will ‘stay in Europe’ unless the company provides more doses, writes Adam Forrest

Friday 02 April 2021 08:16

Can anything heal Europe’s wounds? Maybe Eurovision could bring us all back together again? The Dutch government has decided thousands of spectators can gather inside Rotterdam arena to watch this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. I don’t think even the glitz, glamour and truly atrocious music of Eurovision could lift the sour mood across the continent right now. EU Commission chiefs are once again threatening to block vaccine exports – saying there is “nothing” left to negotiate with the UK.

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Political correspondent Ashley Cowburn on what to look out for today:

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