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Jersey News

Jersey starts to ease the covid-19 lockdown

The Jersey government has announced its safe exit strategy, a four-point plan to ease the lockdown put in place on 30 March to stop the spread of covid-19. All stages may be reversed on any indicatio...
Berlin News

The personal history of Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is one of the most powerful leaders in the world. Her style of leadership can be summed up by her two nicknames: “The Iron Chancellor” and “Mutti” (Mummy). Though it...
Copenhagen News

The anarchist commune of Freetown Christiania

The anarchist commune of Freetown Christiania in Copenhagen serves as a surprising and intriguing anomaly from the typical makeup of European capitals' city centers. Founded in 1971, and now approac...
Brussels News

The U.S. Pandemic Experience

As most countries in the world band together to #StayHome and stop the spread of covid-19, political divisions in the U.S. prevent it from participating as a unified front. Where the majority of Ame...
Berlin News

The Airline Industry in the Wake of Coronavirus

  Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, air travel has been one of the most affected industries. According to The Guardian, airlines are facing multi-billion dollar losses as a result of t...
Vienna News

Austria reopens after lockdown

Austria started closing its borders as early as March 10th due to the burgeoning Covid-19 crisis. It began with the closure of their land borders with Italy and the restricted entry of Italians unl...
Berlin News

Coronavirus in Europe: Germany’s Response to Covid-19

“We must understand that we have to live with the virus as long as there are no medicines and no vaccines,”Chancellor Angela Merkel said. In late February, as the Covid-19 crisis was beginning to tak...
London News

UPDATE: UK prime minister leaves hospital

Boris Johnson, the prime minister, was released from hospital Sunday morning, a week after he was admitted to St Thomas' hospital in London with serious complications from Covid-19. He spent three d...
Jersey News

Jersey to build an emergency Covid-19 hospital

Jersey has given the go-ahead for the construction of an emergency hospital with capacity for 180 Covid-19 patients. It will contain six wards for 30 patients each, administrative facilities for rec...
Brussels News

Coronavirus in Europe: Sweden opts for herd immunity

The Scandinavian country has adopted a starkly different approach to the global COVID-19 health crisis Amidst the eerie calm of European streets due to nationwide quarantine measures, Sweden’s busine...
London News

UPDATE: Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

06-04-2020 Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to intensive care with coronavirus symptoms. A spokesperson for Downing Street said: “Over the course of this afternoon, the condition o...
London News

Keir Starmer voted new leader of Labour Party

Sir Keir Starmer has been elected the new leader of the Labour party in an email vote of party members, trade unionists and registered supporters. He won by an easy 56.2 per cent of the vote over hi...
London News

Coronavirus: The Wimbledon tennis tournament gets cancelled

The global emergency caused by the Covid-19 pandemic adds another significant victim in the sports world: the Wimbledon tennis tournament. The 2020 edition of the prestigious event has been cancell...
London News

British Airways closes operations at Gatwick airport indefinitely

British Airways has closed its London Gatwick services and is moving them all to Heathrow. There the BA operates out of Terminal 5 for most of its flights, with a few out of Terminal 3.  BA is the Br...
Jersey News

Jersey cracks down to stop the spread of coronavirus

The government of Jersey introduced new, tougher measures to prevent movement around the island in its fight against the spread of Covid-19. Previously only those aged 65 and over, with underlying hea...
London News

EasyJet grounds all its planes as UK airline industry grinds to a halt

EasyJet has grounded its fleet because of lack of demand for air travel during the coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic.It has not been able to give a definite date for a return of its services, saying in it...
London News

Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and immediatelyself-isolated.  Johnson, according to reports from Reuters, has "developed mild symptoms" over the past 24 hours...
Paris News

Amazon suspends all 'non-essential' orders in France and Italy

Amazon.com announces temporary suspension of delivery of non-essential items in France and Italy.Amazon, the online shopping giant, will temporarily suspend deliveries of nonessential goods to custome...
London News

Prince Charles tests positive for Coronavirus

Prince Charles, age 72, heir to the British throne, tested positive for the Coronavirus says Buckingham Palace. Charles had been in solitary confinement in Scotland for a few days. Prince Charles "s...
London News

New measures to fight the coronavirus in the UK

The British prime minister, Boris Johnson, has announced a new list of emergency measures against the coronavirus pandemic for the third time in less than two weeks. However the gradual approach adopt...

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