Day: March 17, 2021

France

France declines Israel’s proposal to create tourist corridor

  France rejected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s proposal to establish a tourist corridor for all vaccinated citizens of the two countries.    However, the Elysee Palace stated that Prime Minister Netanyahu had not contacted them on this matter. Netanyahu himself first introduced the matter in an interview and further pointed out that the country […]

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Spain

Spain: Coronavirus numbers continue to fall

  The latest daily coronavirus updates issued by the Spanish Ministryof Health continue to provide evidence that the downward curve of infection has now flattened.    The latest announcement on Tuesday afternoon showed that the overall cumulative incidence rate is still stagnant at medium and high risk levels.    According to reports, there are 4962 […]

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France

France: New coronavirus variant detected in Brittany

  The health department of the region said on Tuesday that scientists are working on a new variant of the coronavirus that has been discovered in Brittany in western France and may have evaded the test more successfully than other versions.    In a cluster of a hospital in Brittany, 8 cases of new mutations […]

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Germany

Germany: BMW to go half electric by 2030

  BMW predicts that by 2030, at least half of its sales will be zero-emission vehicles. In the race to embrace cleaner driving, this goal is set more conservatively than some competitors.    In the short term, the German automaker expected on Wednesday that this year’s pre-tax profits will grow substantially, with strong performance in […]

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Norway

Norway has entered third Covid-19 wave

  Health Minister Bent Høie said at a briefing on Wednesday that Norway is currently in the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.    Høie spoke to the media after a record 1,156 new cases of the virus were registered in the country’s latest daily update. This number is the highest recorded in a day […]

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Spain

Spain: German authorities advise tourists to avoid unnecessary travel

  The large number of Mallorca holiday bookings forced the German government to advise the public to avoid unnecessary travel.    German authorities have to remind tourists who are eager to book holidays in Spain that the pandemic is not over, and pointed out that although the warning has been lifted and travel has not […]

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Portugal

Portugal landmarks light up green for St Patrick’s Day

  To mark St. Patrick‘s Day, celebrated globally on March 17, many Portuguese landmarks were illuminated in green today. “Global Greening” aims to have a positive impact on St. Patrick’s Day around the world by lighting up hundreds of internationally renowned attractions.    This year, the Irish Embassy in Portugal cooperated with the Irish Tourism […]

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