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'Nothing will stop me', says Macron after being slapped in public

  French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped on the face during an official visit to the South-east of France. The incident happened at 1:15 pm while Macron was at Tain-l'Hermitage, some 90 kil...
London News

The 'Butcher of Bosnia' to serve rest of his sentence in the UK

Karadžić jailed in the UK.  On Wednesday 12 May 2021, the British foreign office agreed to a prisoner transfer of  Radovan Karadžić, the ex-Bosnian leader convicted of the Srebrenica genocide. The fo...
Brussels News

Countries push for vaccine passports and what the UN recommends of them

Recommendations for the vaccine passport.  The United Nations’ World Tourism Organisation has issued a new set of recommendations outlining the top features of vaccine passports. The new suggestions...
Brussels News

Deal reached on EU-wide COVID travel pass

EU countries have agreed on a deal to introduce EU-wide digital travel passes during the summer season. The certificate is intended to facilitate the free movement of people for work and tourism acr...
Madrid News

Fiestas mark the end of the curfew in Spain

Hundreds of people partied across Spanish cities on early Sunday as the emergency restrictions finally came to an end. In a scene that mimics New Year’s Eve euphoria, several street fiestas erupted a...
London News

Over 60m covid-19 vaccinations conducted across the UK

The UK health secretary has announced that the country has issued over 60 million coronavirus vaccine doses. 762,361 doses were issued on Saturday, the second-highest in a day since the rollout began....
Rome News

Covid-19 Indian variant in the UK

Many of the new cases of the Covid-19 variant reported across the UK are attributed to the Indian variant.  The WHO had earlier classified the India variant as a ‘global concern’. Mutations graduat...
London News

Young whale stuck in London’s Richmond Lock Bridge put down

Young whale stuck in London’s Richmond Lock Bridge put down. A three-to-four meter juvenile minke whale got stranded in London’s River Thames has been out down after its condition worsened and vets c...
Jersey News

UK and France send patrol boats to Jersey amid fishing row

France and UK send patrol boats to Jersey amid fishing row. Two Royal Navy ships are patrolling the waters around Jersey isles, not too far from the coasts of Normandy as a fleet of French trawler cr...
Brussels News

Farmer accidentally extends the Belgian border

Belgium gets bigger after a farmer accidentally shifts border marking snipping into the French territory that has remained unchallenged for centuries. A Belgian farmer has stirred up attention to h...
Berlin News

Oktoberfest 2021 gets canceled

Oktoberfest 2021 canceled: “A great pity” for millions of fans of the Wiesn  For a second time, the world’s biggest festival is canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. This was confirmed by the Ger...
Brussels News

India variant in Europe: Should we be concerned?

Several countries across Europe have begun reporting cases of the India coronavirus strain, with others restricting travel to and from India altogether.  A “double mutant” of the coronavirus, first...
Brussels News

Ursula von der Leyen describes Turkey chair snub as sexism

In what is now described as ‘sofagate’ EU’s von der Leyen expressed feeling “hurt and alone” over the three presidents and two chairs incident on April 6.  The European Commission’s first female pr...
Brussels News

EU: Johnson & Johnson vaccine rollout resumes with labeled warning

On Tuesday US drugmaker Johnson & Johnson confirmed it will resume rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine across Europe after medical regulators across the region confirmed that the benefits of taking th...
Brussels News

Greta Thunberg describes vaccine inequality among the high-income and poor countries as “unethical”

Renowned climate activist Greta Thunberg has called for equity in the distribution of the coronavirus vaccine. Greta Thunberg has called on vaccine developers and governments to “step up their game...


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