Wednesday, 27 January 2021
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Paris News

Electricity alarm in France

  French citizens have been asked by Europe’s largest electric transmission system operator, RTE (Electric Transmission Network), to reduce consumption to avoid a blackout due to cold weather. ...
Copenhagen News

All you need to know about visiting the Louisiana Museum in Denmark

It's called the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, but it's not in the United States.  It's the name of one of the finest museums of modern and contemporary art ever visited, on the Danish coast, a half-...
Dublin News

Ireland has highest daily covid-19 rate in the world

Ireland had one of the lowest coronavirus rates in Europe. It is now the highest in the world. Ireland has had 10,100 confirmed covid-19 cases per million people in the last seven days - the highest...
Copenhagen News

Copenhagen Fashion Week goes virtual

Copenhagen Fashion Week will be held only in digital format. One of the most anticipated events in the fashion world will take place entirely online. Copenhagen Fashion Week will be staged directly o...
Amsterdam News

The girl with the pearl earring as you've never seen her before

The Mauritshuis museum in The Hague, which houses Vermeer's famous painting, is one of first in the world to be fully digitized. Here's how (and what to see) Like so many museums around the world, th...
Madrid News

Storm Filomena: Spain smashes snowfall records after historic blizzard

Several areas in Spain have been affected by a rare snowfall that has affected traffic, canceled flights, and resulted in the loss of life.  It’s not too often that we skiers appear on the streets...
London News

The UK approves third Covid-19 vaccine - Moderna

UK’s top medicine regulator has approved the use of Moderna vaccine against Covid-19. This is the third jab approved in the country as part of the vaccination programme alongside those from AstraZen...
Copenhagen News

Shopping in Copenhagen: Where to Go and What to Buy

10 things you can only find shopping in Copenhagen. A set of cutlery commissioned by Stanley Kubrick, vegetarian hot dogs, an encyclopedia on porcelain and a church where they screen David Lynch and...
Copenhagen News

Margrethe of Denmark is first royal to receive Covid-19 vaccine

The 80-year-old Queen of Denmark underwent the Pfeizer BioNTech vaccine on Jan. 1. The Danish royal house announced this, specifying that within three weeks the sovereign will receive the booster to...
Copenhagen News

A cartoon of a man with a giant penis stirs controversy in Denmark

The show aimed at children aged 4 to 8 years is broadcast by Dr, the Danish state radio and television network. In Denmark, the cartoon of a man with a giant penis has sparked a debate between detr...
Brussels News

EU leaders call for a peaceful and orderly transfer of power after US Capitol chaos

Several EU leaders voiced strong and unequivocal statements on the chaos witnessed in the US Capitol.  Supporters of outgoing US President Donald Trump stormed a session of Congress which was under...
London News

Did Boris give up finance for fishery?

Brexit has resulted in big financial players shifting their trades of European stocks out of London. This is one of the clearest indications of the repercussions of Brexit and the economic fallout b...
London News

New general lockdown announced by Boris Johnson

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, yesterday evening announced to the nation a new general lockdown: schools will close, people will be able to go out only for reasons of necessity and will have t...
Copenhagen News

Norway: Rescue underway as more bodies discovered

A seventh body was just uncovered in Norway from the ground zero at the landslide in Ask Village, where rescuers kept on with the search. The village is situated 30 miles Northeast of Oslo.  Norway...
London News

Britain leaves the EU just before the New Year

Last night Britain formally left the European Union's single market and customs union to chart its own path after a long drawn four and a half year tussle of negotiations.  For 47 years, London has...
Paris News

Iconic fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98

France mourns fashion designer Pierre Cardin. The family of visionary French fashion designer  Pierre Cardin confirmed his passing away aged 98 at a hospital in Neuilly in West Paris. In a statement,...
Brussels News

Covid-19: EU unity as mass vaccination rolls out

The European Union has rolled out a mass vaccination campaign in an effort to fight Covid-19. Ursula Von der Leyen European Commission President revealed how the vaccine was distributed across 27 mem...
Berlin News

EU countries with reported cases of the new variant of Covid-19

Three new variants have been reported globally prompting health officials to increase their vigilance. For instance, experts say the  UK variant is 70 percent more transmissible. However, none of thes...
London News

Is the economic future of post Brexit UK in Asia?

When the Brexit vote was taking place in UK in 2016, I was addressing the Jakarta Foreign Correspondents’ Club at a monthly breakfast meeting. When the meeting started it seemed as though the remain v...
London News

Storm Bella in Scotland as Met Office issues Yellow Warning

  70mph winds and heavy rain mark the arrival of Storm Bella on the Scottish shores and Ireland. The Met Office issued a warning that covers much of the country.  Forecasters are warning that Storm...
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