THE second half of 2020 saw countries around the world slow the spread of Covid-19, with New Zealand ending community transmission completely.
Around Europe, winter brought on a sharp increase of cases leading to a second wave of lockdowns and uncertainty.
The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in September allowed Donald Trump to add another conservative to the US Supreme Court in Amy Coney Barrett, raising questions over the potential role of the court in the election outcome.
Joe Biden won the US election in November with more votes than any other US President in history.
And in December the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine was given in the UK following months of testing at breakneck speed.
In part two of our end of year review, the Redaction Politics team look back at some of the key events of the second half of 2020.
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