Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism The Oktoberfest in Munich has been cancelled The Oktoberfest has been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Bavaria's premier Markus Söder and Munich's mayor Dieter Reiter announced the decision on Tuesday (April 21). "It pains us, and it is a great pity", said Söder. But in times of the coronavirus, the danger of infection at the folk festival, which attracts about six million visitors annually, would just be too great. … [Read more...] about Mandatory coronavirus testing at airports in Germany off to smooth start
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The celebrity line-up itself has not been finalised as the show is reportedly trying to find big-name celebrities who don't require a large pay-out and who are willing to sacrifice a huge chunk of their showbiz diaries later this year - and with the potential for further time-consuming regulations in place. … [Read more...] about Inside Strictly Come Dancing 2020’s epic return plan to weather Covid-19 storm
Germany is, however, only slightly below average when compared with other European Union countries. According to the bloc's statistical office, Eurostat, 15- to 24-year-olds made up 10.6% of the EU population overall at the start 2019, with Cyprus having the highest proportion at 12.6%, followed closely by Denmark and Ireland. … [Read more...] about Germany: Number of young people continues to fall
A group of migrants who sailed from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos last week arrived with the coronavirus, said authorities on the island capital Mytilene, sparking fears of a mass outbreak at the overcrowded migrant camps. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus digest: COVID-19 shows ‘no seasonal pattern,’ warns WHO
Among the targets was Prof David Montgomery, one of America’s most distinguished labour historians, then a visiting professor at Warwick. When he addressed Coventry Labour party, the legal adviser and security officer at Rootes Motors, one of the young university’s biggest backers, attended the meeting and reported to the university authorities. Montgomery, they wrote, “revealed a definite bias against employers” and “most likely” would “exhibit a similar bias” in university lectures, exposing students “to a most undesirable indoctrination”. … [Read more...] about Academic freedom is precious – so why have UK universities sold out to China?