Day: April 16, 2021

France

France cancels domestic flights where trains are available

  As part of a number of climate and environmental initiatives, French MPs voted to cancel domestic airline flights on routes that can be traveled by direct train in less than two and a half hours. The moratorium, a watered-down version of a central proposal from President EmmanuelMacron‘s citizens’ climate conference, was introduced after a […]

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Portugal

Portugal: Covid-19 vaccination certificate not needed for British tourists

  RITA MARQUES, Portugal’s Secretary of State for Tourism, told LBC News that, depending on the state of the pandemic at the moment, the country could open its doors to British visitors as early as May or June, with evidence of a negative PCR Covid-19 test taken prior to travel sufficing. “Soon we will welcome […]

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Switzerland

Switzerland to ease COVID-19 restrictions from Monday

  The Swiss governmentannounced a further relaxation of COVID-19 limits, enabling restaurants to reopen outdoor terraces as early as next week and sporting activities to be held with spectators. Cinemas, theaters, and concert halls will be able to reopen on Monday, April 19, according to the authorities, but visitors will be required to wear masks […]

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France

France will continue using Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

  Despite its suspension in the United States, France will continue to use Johnson & Johnson‘s (JNJ.N) COVID-19 vaccine, according to a governmentspokesman who added that France had obtained a first shipment of 200,000 doses. “The doses, which arrived earlier this week,” government spokesman GabrielAttal told reporters, “are being delivered to city general practitioners and […]

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Greece

Greece to reopen for tourists next week

  Greece would officially allow travelers from the United States to enter for the first time in over a year beginning next week, a month ahead of the previously scheduled date of May 14, when the country said it will reopen to foreign tourists with a negative coronavirus test or evidence of vaccination.  According to […]

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Auto Italy

Ferrari to launch first all-electric model in 2025

  Ferrari’s first all-electric model will be introduced in 2025, according to John Elkann, the company’s president and managing director.   At the AGM, Elkann said “We are starting to conduct our electrification plan in a strongly focused manner. And our understanding and use of these innovations in both motorsport and road cars represents a […]

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Fashion

Shackets: The latest spring fashion trend

  The shacket is gaining popularity in the fashion industry as well, with the expectation that this hybrid item will be your seasonal savior.Give your layering a new lease on life to become the stylish lady you were meant to be. About the fact that a shacket is the most unflattering term for a piece […]

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