The 10 most popular holiday destinations for Germans Spain Spain, of all countries, the Germans most popular destination, will not open its borders to foreign tourists until July 1. It is possible that Germans will be able to enter as early as June 21. Mallorca (photo), the Canary Islands, the Costa del Sol or the Costa Blanca — the Spanish islands and the beaches of the mainland match the preferences of the Germans. They want sun, beach and bathing fun. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: WHO calls for vaccine to be shared ‘for public good’
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The best way, of course, to do this would be to have a situation in which the pharmaceutical company that made the vaccine, no matter which country it was in, send the first 100 million, 200, 300 million doses that may come out as a batch not only to the country where it is based, whether it's America, Germany, France or China, but also to other countries, to first-line responders, to the people who are working in the emergency room, the doctors who are understaffed, the nurses who are there, to those who are most at risk in the elderly populations. … [Read more...] about Will coronavirus help ‘greedy’ pharma reset reputation?
Brexit timeline: Charting Britain's turbulent exodus from Europe December 2019: Lawmakers vote for Johnson's Withdrawal Bill On December 22, UK lawmakers vote for Prime Minister Johnson's European Union withdrawal bill, which will see a leave date of January 31 2020 enshrined in law. Getting a majority to vote to pass the bill in the lower house has proven a major sticking point for the PM, but following a general election Johnson's Conservative party won control of the house and the bill passed with a 124 majority. … [Read more...] about Brexit: Theresa May compromises with eurosceptic lawmakers on customs bill
40 years of German anti-nuclear action Keeping the pressure up Even with an end to nuclear power finally in sight, the anti-nuclear movement still had plenty to protest about. Many activists, including in the Green Party (with leaders Jürgen Tritten and Claudia Roth pictured above in Berlin in 2009) wanted nuclear power phased out far faster. Meanwhile, the German movement continued to join international calls for a global end to nuclear power. … [Read more...] about France sued for ‘crimes against humanity’ over nuclear tests in South Pacific