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TURKISH DELIGHT
After a Brexit partially built on lies about Turkish immigrants, the children of Turkish immigrants to Germany have developed a Covid vaccine.

VACCINE TO THE RESCUE?
News that safe and effective vaccines may soon be with us is cause for cautious celebration, writes MD, and it might even save Boris Johnson’s career.

LABS’ LABOURS LOST
After snubbing a group of biomedical experts six months ago, the government sent a pro-forma reply that confused the body with a company seeking work.

MEDICAL MAYHEM
Arrangements for importing medicines into Britain from the EU from January look dangerously inadequate, with serious problems at various ports.

PORTLAND SPILL
PR agency Portland, whose chairman was until recently a government adviser, emailed major clients with advance notice of the latest lockdown plans.

BILL & BENIFICENCE
Despite a host of UK government contracts, McKinsey incurred no UK tax charge in its accounts – though it did have a £1.8m bill to other countries.

GREEN LEAVES
Claims in the last Eye of how a PwC senior partner divulged confidential financial information about a major client are causing ructions at the firm.

BLANK CHECKS
HMRC is ill-equipped to recover the billions of pounds stolen through rampant fraud in Rishi Sunak’s furlough and other Covid support schemes.

COURT CIRCULAR
The pandemic has enabled a “co-monarchy”, where Prince Charles takes centre stage and his mother retreats to make an occasional cameo appearance.

MONSTER TRUCKS
The government last week proposed opening the floodgates to longer trucks – whose bigger outswing and inswing when cornering risks injuring the unwary.

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MD on vaccines
Time for cautious optimism

Taxman travails
Missing the furlough fraudsters

Bashir bashing
Dodging bullets at the BBC

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