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PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Jan. 28

Thu 28th January, 2021 12:46am
Jan 28 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the
Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does
not vouch for their accuracy.
    
    Headlines
    
    Richard Branson-backed Spac in talks to merge with 23andMe https://on.ft.com/2M8bjbq
    
    Schools in England to remain closed until at least early
March https://on.ft.com/3aec3DU
    
    EU demands UK COVID vaccines from AstraZeneca to make up
shortfall https://on.ft.com/3abDwX2
    
 
    Overview
    
    Richard Branson-backed special purpose acquisition company,
VG Acquisition Corp  VGAC.N , is in talks to merge with 23andMe,
in a deal that would vault the genetics testing start-up on to
public markets.
    
   British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said schools in England
will not reopen until March 8 at the earliest, confirming that
the nationwide lockdown will continue for at least another five
weeks.
    
    The European Union has asked British drugmaker AstraZeneca
Plc  AZN.L  if it can divert coronavirus vaccines from UK
factories to make up a shortfall in supplies to its member
states, a demand that could unleash an explosive post-Brexit
political fight.



    
    

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