Leaders from across the 27-nation bloc convened via videoconference on Thursday to thrash out joint approaches to the COVID-19 crisis. The topics of discussion included unilateral border closures and restrictions , the slowness of the EU's vaccine rollout and the thorny issue of so-called vaccine passports . The issues discussed Vaccine passports: Tourist-reliant southern European nations such as Greece and Spain urged the rapid adoption of an EU-wide vaccination certificate for travelers. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz backed the idea in an appearance on the online television channel of Germany's Bild newspaper. He said it would enable a restart to free travel in Europe and could help "secure and protect" struggling sectors like the arts, sports and gastronomy. Manfred Weber, the head of the conservative bloc in the European Parliament, has called for a speedy rollout of a vaccine passport in order to allow freedom of movement in the EU. "[A] vaccination … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: EU leaders consider vaccine passports
She is known for channelling the Golden Age Of Hollywood glamour through every outfit. And Dita Von Teese didn't disappoint on Thursday as she accentuated her slender curves in a red satin gown adorned with sequin black hearts for Moschino's Milan Fashion Week Show The burlesque dancer, 48, twirled around in the strapless number and exposed her pert bottom in a cut-out heart section, as she modelled the Fall/Winter 2021/2022 women's collection Queen Of Hearts: Dita Von Teese accentuated her slender curves in a red satin gown adorned with shimmering black hearts for Moschino's Milan Fashion Week Show on Thursday Dita completed the look with satin black gloves and she styled her luscious raven tresses in voluminous curls beneath a statement heart headpiece. In a video uploaded to her Instagram account, the model daintily meandered around the room in the sculpted dress before revealing her peachy behind. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next … [Read more...] about Dita Von Teese is the Queen Of Hearts as she exudes glamour in a figure-hugging red gown for Moschino’s Milan Fashion Week Show
The UK introduced a COVID alert level system in May 2020 to reflect the degree of threat to the country from the virus. The system involves a scale of one to five, with five being the highest threat, and determines how much pressure the NHS is under and how strict the levels of social distancing need to be. The Joint Biosecurity Centre is constantly looking at the COVID threat level and recommends whether it should be raised or lowered. It is then endorsed by the chief medical officers of all four nations before it can be changed. They also look at the number of cases and the R number - the average number of people each infected person passes the virus on to. Advertisement The system is designed to mirror the UK's independent terror alert system. Here is what each alert level means: Level 5 - The highest on the scale, this indicates there is a "material risk" of the NHS being overwhelmed. Reaching this level would involve tighter … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: What is the UK’s COVID alert level and what does it mean?