Tag: restrictions

WHO expresses concern over eased restrictions at EURO 2020 matches

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

Rebel druids gather at Stonehenge as Europe marks the summer solstice under COVID-19 restrictions

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

Tokyo Relaxes Coronavirus Restrictions Ahead of Olympics

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