Tuesday, 11 May 2021
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Berlin News

At Helsinki Airport dogs are used to detect covid-19

At Helsinki Airport, in Finland, dogs are used to detect whether people are positive for Coronavirus. The project is carried out on an experimental basis by the University of the Finnish capital. The...
Madrid News

Covid-19. What is happening in France, Spain and Italy

The world is entering the final part of one of the most eventful years of the 21st  century, and covid-19 continues to be a part of the “new normal”.   Since June, travel within the EU has been fai...
Paris News

3,310 new covid-19 cases registered in France in one day

France registered 3,310 new cases in the last 24 hours An increase in infection rates surges in several European countries, including France, Spain and Germany. France registered 3,310 new cases in t...
Dublin News

Covid-19: Irish tourism chief resigns over holiday in Italy

Fáilte Ireland chairman ignored Irish government advice to avoid non-essential travel abroad. The chairman of Ireland's national tourism authority has resigned after going on holiday to Italy, contra...
London News

Madonna censored on Instagram for spreading fake news on covid-19

Censored by Instagram after sharing a video about a conspiracy theory related to the coronavirus. This is what happened to Madonna for posting a video in which Dr. Stella Immanuel claims to have cured...
London News

Britain to impose quarantine on tourists returning from Spain

Britain has decided to impose a two- week quarantine period on citizens returning from Spain, where there has recently been an increase in coronavirus cases. Despite the peak of covid-19 infections, e...
Brussels News

Europe experiences a spike in new covid-19 cases

Europe, and especially Spain and France, are experiencing a spike in new covid-19 cases. France: 1000 new infections. In Spain 971: "Maybe it's the second wave." Germany, 2,000 cases related to the s...
Brussels News

Swedish doctors and scientists criticise Swedish herd immunity strategy

25 Swedish doctors and scientists have published an open letter on USA Today: "We set an example on how not to deal with a deadly infectious disease. The strategy has led to death, pain and suffering...
Dublin News

Covid-19: Ireland lifts quarantine for 15 countries including Italy

No quarantine required for visitors to Ireland from Italy but UK has been left off list. Those who travel to the Republic of Ireland from 15 'safe travel' countries will not be required to undergo tw...
Amsterdam News

Geert Wilders says Italians hardly pay taxes

Geert Wilders, the leader of the Dutch sovereign, anti-European and anti-immigration party, heavily critized the European Recovery fund deal and in particular Italy.Wilders made his position very clea...
London News

Oxford University vaccine looks promising in the battle against covid-19

The vaccine against covid-19 of the Jenner Institute of Oxford University, in collaboration with the Italian biotech company Irbm of Pomezia, "induced a strong immune and antibody response until the 5...
Amsterdam News

Amsterdam closes part of Red Light District because of social distancing issues

Amsterdam authorities have closed a few streets in the famous red light district of the city, due to overcrowding. City officials have also told people not to visit the area. Social distancing restri...
London News

Queen Elizabeth II knights war veteran Tom Moore

On 17 July, Queen Elizabeth II, 94 years old, knighted war veteran Tom Moore, who turned 100 last April and became a national hero during the pandemic. The knighthood came after Captain Moore managed...
London News

British Airways dismantles entire Boeing 747 fleet

The British airline British Airways announces the withdrawal of its entire fleet of Boeing 747 "Jumbo Jets,"due to the hard blow to international air transport caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Due to...
Paris News

Disneyland Paris reopens after lockdown

After a four month lockdown period due to the covid-19 pandemic, the Disneyland Paris amusement park will gradually reopen starting 15 July. As from this date Disneyland Paris, the Walt Disney Studio...
London News

UK pub uses electric fence to enforce social distancing

At the beginning of July, UK pubs reopened at the end of lockdown allowing costumer to enjoy their pints after months of abstinence.  Pub operators are though struggling to enforce social distancin...
Brussels News

Norway: anti covid measures affect funeral services because of declining mortality

The covid-19 pandemic crisis in Norway is also affecting funeral services in an unprecedented way.  The declining mortality rate and the inability to perform funeral ceremonies have forced half a doz...
London News

UK study shows that covid-19 antibodies decrease over a three-month period

A new study conducted on people that were first infected, and then cured from covid-19, increases the prospect that immunity to the virus may be shorter than what is believed.  Three months after inf...
Barcelona News

Covid-19, in Catalonia 8 municipalities return to a Phase 1 lockdown

Update 13 July at 13.27 A court decided not to ratify the decision taken yesterday by the Catalan Government to impose a lockdown in eight municipalities, including Lleida. For the judge of the Court...
London News

Coronavirus: England to scrap quarantine for more than 50 countries

France, Germany, Italy and Spain already confirmed on list of 'reduced risk' destinations. Travellers arriving into England from more than 50 countries will be exempt from the mandatory coronavirus q...

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