A joint statement said the two sides were seeking a ‘win-win’ deal (Ben Birchall/PA)

UK and EU in talks to resolve vaccines dispute


The UK and European Union are in talks to resolve a dispute over Covid-19 vaccine supplies as Boris Johnson warned that a trade war over jabs would result in “considerable” and “long-term” damage.

A police officer who fled Myanmar following a military coup in Mizoram, India (Anupam Nath/AP)

Myanmar refugees in India seek asylum


Police officers who defied the Myanmar army’s orders to shoot opponents of the coup and escaped to India have urged prime minister Narendra Modi’s government to provide political asylum on humanitarian grounds.