The state premier of North Rhine-Westphalia, Armin Laschet, who is with the conservative Christian Democratic Union, has called on people to stay calm and to stay at home. That's a tall order when life is going on as normal a few kilometers away. In the meantime, Germany appears to have avoided its own version of Ischgl for now. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus outbreaks: Will Germany become Europe’s next major hot spot?
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So there’s a choice: base yourself at the beach and ride the ferry into the city for shopping and culture, or stay in the buzzy old town and make seaside day trips. Either way, it’s a 25-minute ferry ride between the port (bottom of rue d’Alger) and the wide sandy beach of Les Sablettes, with the Fernand Braudel botanical garden. From here the coast path runs around Cap Sicié headland, passing other beaches and coves, including small, shingly La Verne, and Fabrégas, with black volcanic sand. Water sports lovers can explore on a paddleboard or kayak from Sablettes yacht club. … [Read more...] about Cities by the sea: six great beach towns in Europe
While official sales figures for May for the entire European Union are still awaited, new car registrations in Germany, France, Spain and Italy showed tentative signs of recovery. New car sales regained some lost ground last month as customers slowly trickled into reopened showrooms, but remain well below last year's levels. In Germany, new car registrations slumped by 49.5% on year in May, the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) said on Thursday. … [Read more...] about China offers hope for German cars after stimulus snub
The three judges hearing the case rejected Biffa’s arguments. Their judgment has clarified the law around export of waste to other countries. The case is likely to be noted with interest not only by UK waste exporters but also by those from other European countries. … [Read more...] about UK waste firm Biffa loses appeal after exporting dirty waste to China
That Bale’s camp, which had continued to insist on his intention to stay, has publicly entertained the possibility for the first time represents a significant shift. They remain furious with Zidane. The coach tried to make Bale play in a position he did not want to occupy during his first spell as Real manager and then began denying him opportunities. Bale was offered no explanation for his absences. He came off the bench to win the 2018 Champions League final against Liverpool with a stunning overhead kick – his fourth European Cup in six years in Spain. … [Read more...] about Gareth Bale could be on his way to China as Real Madrid career nears end