• Job growth slows in US as virus cases surge
    BBC

    Job growth slows in US as virus cases surge

    The US economy added just 245,000 jobs in November - far less than expected.

  • Covid-19 vaccine in US: When will it be available and who will get it?
    The Independent

    Covid-19 vaccine in US: When will it be available and who will get it?

    Vaccine distribution could start as early as mid-December

  • Associated Press

    Norway's deputy central bank chief resigns over China ties

    The deputy governor of Norway’s central bank is stepping down with immediate effect after he was not granted a new security clearance because he has ties to China via his wife. The move comes at at time when several Western governments are tightening security controls against potential influence from China, particularly in technology, finance and other corporate sectors. “The Norwegian Civil Security Clearance Authority informs me that the reason that I will not receive a renewed security clearance is that my wife is a Chinese citizen and resides in China, where I support her financially,” Jon Nicolaisen said in a statement on Friday.