Day: March 10, 2021

Italy

Italy landmarks light up green for St Patrick’s Day

  In the 2021 Global Greening Plan, Italy will have 42 attractions and monuments. This is an annual event in Ireland with the purpose of giving the green light to international landmarks during St. Patrick’s Day.    The 12th edition of the initiative to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland has been released. On March […]

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Greece Spain

EU: Spain and Greece on top of unemployment list

  The latest unemployment report released by Eurostat, calculates that by October 2020, about 8.4% of the workforce in the Eurozone is unemployed, while about 7.6% of the workforce in the entire EU is unemployed.    The reported unemployment rate is the highest in Greece (16.8% at the end of August) and Spain (16.2%). According […]

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Greece

Greece will reopen for tourism by May 14

  The Greek Minister of Tourism Harry Theoharis said on the opening day of the ITB Berlin 2021 virtual event that Greece is eager to open to tourists before May 14 this year. “We are updating last year’s health agreement to take into account the accumulated experience of the previous year. Taking these agreements into […]

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France

France to launch its own Covid vaccine soon

  The head of the National Institute of Medicine said that the Covid-19 vaccine made in France is about to be launched.    Gilles Bloch, Chief Executive Officer of the National Institutes of Health (Inserm), told France Info on Wednesday morning: “In the next few months, we will have a French vaccine against Covid-19.” He […]

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Spain

Spain will reopen for tourism after vaccinating 40% of population

  The Spanish Minister of Tourism said that the government plans to reopen the country’s tourism sector after 30% to 40% of the Spanish population is vaccinated against the coronavirus.    Speaking to the local broadcaster Canal Sur, Maria Reyes Maroto said that the government hopes this will happen before spring, and she is “optimistic” […]

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Italy

Italy: Life expectancy drops a year in 2020

  ISTAT said on Wednesday that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, life expectancy in Italy has fallen by almost a year in 2020.    According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the life expectancy at birth in 2020 is 82.3 years, which is lower than the 83.2 years in 2019.    ISTAT’s BES report said: […]

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Austria

Austria: Nearly 1000 Viennese refused COVID-19 vaccination

  According to broadcaster ORF and newspaper Heute, about 1,000 Viennese people did not attend scheduled coronavirus vaccine appointments last week.      A spokesperson for the Vienna Health Commissioner Peter Hacker said that people are worried that it may be a suspicion of the AstraZeneca vaccine, although some may not come because of illness […]

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