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Cornish fishers to rename ‘under-loved’ species to attract British buyers

The spider crab and megrim will be rebranded to boost their appeal to British consumers in the domestic market as fishermen undergo difficulties selling their two biggest exports. The Megim sole will...
London News

WHO endorses use of AstraZeneca vaccine to persons over 65

“It’s the right thing to do” WHO okays use of AstraZeneca vaccine to persons over 65On Wednesday, the World Health Organization backed the use of Oxford’s AstraZeneca vaccine. According to the global...
Berlin News

Germany charges aged Nazi concentration camp guard for Holocaust atrocities

Ever since German courts amended gave an expanded interpretation of was guilt over Nazi atrocities, several people aged 90 and over have been charged.  German prosecutors have charged a former SS c...
Paris News

Europe’s oldest Covid-19 survivor to celebrate 117th birthday

“I didn’t even notice” Europe’s oldest Covid-19 survivor on eve of 117th birthdayA french nun, Lucile Randon, is Europe’s oldest Covid-19 survivor. She tested positive for Covid-19 on January 16 but d...
London News

Satirical ‘Baby Trump’ balloon finds home at the Museum of London

The 20-foot helium balloon depicted the former US President s a man full of hot air. The giant orange ‘baby blimp’ that followed the former US President Donald Trump during his travels to the UK, has...
London News

Chaos at customs: Britain's exports plummet by 69% due to Brexit

Bureaucratic procedures with the European Union create endless inconveniences.  Furthermore, as of April, when import controls begin, the situation could get worse. Northern Ireland feels increasing...
Amsterdam News

Amsterdam bans coffee shops to foreigners and tourists

Amsterdam bans coffee shops to foreigners because of too many tourists. "We won't end up like Venice," the idea is to reserve them for residents. Shopkeepers are against it.  After limitations were s...
London News

UK conducts trials on ‘mixing’ covid-19 vaccines

What are the effects of giving people different coronavirus vaccines? Scientists in the UK have begun the first study on the effect of giving people different coronavirus vaccines in their first and...
London News

Fake negative covid tests sold for 100 pounds

Fake negative covid tests to allow travel into Europe sold for 100 pounds. Fake negative coronavirus documents are being sold at airports, train stations and online.  Europol has sounded an alarm, on...
Paris News

Saved from the Nazi leaves €2 million inheritance to French village

90-year-old man dies and leaves 2 million euros as an inheritance to the village that saved him from the Nazis. A gesture of gratitude towards the French village that had saved him and his family fro...
Madrid News

Portugal: Hospitals overwhelmed as Austria and Germany offer help

Portugal records the highest death rate in Europe after an explosive third wave.January 2021 recorded 19,452 Covid-19 deaths in Portugal according to data from the Death Certificates Information Syste...
Barcelona News

Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona: the most expensive football contract ever agreed

  Spanish newspaper El Mundo published former Argentine forward and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi’s contract.  Details of the renewed contract extension worth €555,237,619 over a four-year peri...
London News

Captain Tom Moore hospitalized due to a covid-19 infection

Captain Moore a British Army veteran, had celebrated his 100th birthday on 20 April 2020 with a 'walk in his garden”, 100 laps of 25 meters around his house, hoping to raise £1,000 for the NHS. In...
Paris News

French Senate votes for sexual consent at age 13

The criminal law on sexual crimes is evolving in France, with the creation of a specific juvenile offense.  The Senate passed, in first reading, a law to retain the age of 13 as the threshold for se...
Paris News

France closes non-EU borders and prepares for a third lockdown

Emmanuel Macron seeks to avoid the option of a third hard lockdown.  The coronavirus epidemic persists and France has decided to close its borders and begin imposing stronger measures. The decision...
London News

Novavax Covid-19 vaccine proves 89% effective in UK clinical trials

US Biotech firm Novavax has announced a breakthrough in their late-stage trials of a covid-19 vaccine, immediately receiving approval in the United Kingdom. The UK coronavirus vaccine study shows a...
Berlin News

Right to abortion limited in Poland

Law prohibiting abortion in Poland is enforced and women return to the streets. The declaration was decided suddenly, but the women's movement will not give up: demonstrations in more than 20 cities....
Brussels News

New variants of the coronavirus determine new travel restrictions in Europe

The Covid-19 epidemic is not slowing down in Europe, with new travel restrictions approved by a growing number of national governments, in order to stem the spread of new variants of the coronavirus....
London News

Spanish Armada maps saved from export to the US after hurried funds drive

The maps date back to 1589 and remain the earliest surviving representations of naval battles.  A rare collection of 10 maps that depict the defeat of the Spanish empire were salvaged before being so...
Paris News

Bordeaux wines aged in space to be tasted in February

The future of wine is through space. This February brings the tasting of Bordeaux wines aged in orbit, followed by the analysis of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon samples back from space. Certainly...
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