Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Repatriation mission will take at least two more weeks The repatriation process for Germans stranded abroad is ongoing. Until now, main destinations such as Egypt or Morocco have been addressed. "It will be more difficult with countries that only have small groups of scattered adventure vacationers," said the crisis manager of the German Foreign Office. Tourists in the Pacific Islands must first be rounded up in New Zealand and then flown out. … [Read more...] about My Europe: The coronavirus time machine
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Tracing Alexander von Humboldt in Europe The Americas' second discoverer Humboldt journeyed through Latin America for five years with his assistant Aimé Bonpland. On June 22nd, 1802, he climbed Mount Chimbarazo in the Andes (picture), at 6,310 meters (20,702 ft) above sea level, considered at the time to be the world's highest mountain. In a way, his precise geographical measurements and classification of flora made him — after Columbus — America's second discoverer. … [Read more...] about Cross causes controversy atop reconstructed Berlin Palace
Why are the rules different in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland? Leaders of the devolved nations are handling lockdown slightly differently to the PM, although all four governments have stressed the lockdown across the UK will be lifted together. … [Read more...] about New lockdown rules: What you can and can’t do explained
2 small steaks, such as skirt or sirloin, beaten thinner Salt and freshly ground black pepper, or steak seasoning ½ a small red cabbage, outer leaves removed 1 carrot 1 red apple 4 spring onions, finely sliced 1tbsp cider vinegar 2tbsp mayonnaise 1tbsp olive oil Season the steaks with salt and black pepper or a sprinkle of steak seasoning. For the slaw, finely shred the cabbage and place in a bowl. Grate the carrot and apple in and add the spring onions. … [Read more...] about DR MICHAEL MOSLEY’S battle plan to fight Coronavirus: Being overweight can be a killer if you catch COVID-19 and Britons have piled on the pounds in lockdown… this diet really could save your life
Young people who haven’t had exams cancelled are also concerned. Noor Hashmi, 17, from Manchester, takes her A-levels next year. She feels that her cohort has been “overlooked”, because they’re having to teach themselves the syllabus at home, using online learning. “If I was in college I would be properly absorbing the information,” Hashmi says. “But there are only so many emails you can send to your teacher without feeling you’re being annoying.” Hashmi’s classes have all moved online, but she worries she’s not understanding the material fully. “I feel the teachers are going through the content too quickly,” she says. “It’s stressful knowing that everything we’ve covered so far won’t be revisited in depth before our exams.” … [Read more...] about ‘I’m stuck in limbo’: will the Covid generation of young people face long-term fallout?