The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday expressed concern about the easing of restrictions by some of the EURO 2020 host countries. The UN agency, which refused to name cities or countries, in particular, regretted “that some stadiums hosting the tournament are currently raising the number of spectators allowed to see a match.” “In some
Thousands of Europeans stayed up to greet the sunrise on Monday even as traditional festivities were curbed due to COVID-19. Police were called to a hundreds-strong summer solstice gathering at Stonehenge, a world-famous neolithic monument in Wiltshire, south-west England. Normally up to 30,000 people gather at the ancient stone circle to mark the longest day
(CNN) — US travelers will finally be allowed to visit Europe again this summer. The European Union’s governing body has recommended that the bloc lift restrictions on non-essential travel from 14 countries, including the US, a move that would allow visitors from these destinations to vacation in Europe far more easily. In a statement announced
Hong Kong (CNN) — For three years, Eleanor Liao and her boyfriend Aaron Leung lived about 12 miles away from each other. But the onset of the coronavirus pandemic made them feel like they were in a long-distance relationship. Liao lived in Shenzhen, a metropolis at the southern tip of Chinese mainland, while Leung was
new video loaded: Tokyo Relaxes Coronavirus Restrictions Ahead of Olympics transcript Back transcript Tokyo Relaxes Coronavirus Restrictions Ahead of Olympics Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced that Japan would ease emergency coronavirus restrictions before next month’s Olympic Games. The announcement comes with concern over Japan’s slow vaccination rate. Translator: I’d like to show the world that
But hard jobs are the specialty of these two friends who co-founded Black Voters Matter Fund five years ago to increase political power in African American communities. In 2017, they mobilized voters in Alabama to help Doug Jones become the first Democrat elected to the US Senate in that deep-red state in a quarter century.