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European Tourism Gets off to Rocky Start in Summer of 2020

  Tourism in this unsettling Summer of 2020 is experiencing some rocky patches just a month or so after most European countries opened their gates to travelers from abroad after the long coronavirus lockdowns. Thierry Breton, the EU's internal market commissioner,...

Younger Brother Alex Antetokounmpo Signs 3-Year-Deal with Murcia

Alex Antetokounmpo, the younger brother of Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, announced on Monday that he had recently signed a 3-year-deal with the Spanish team UCAM Murcia. According to reports, the contract is considered financially viable for a player his...

Could Greek Beaches Look Like This in Coronavirus Era?

Many people wonder how summer tourism could even be a thing in 2020, as billions of people around the globe continue to remain at home in an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. A company from Italy...

Greece Extends Travel Ban To And From UK, Five Other Destinations

Greece's Civil Aviation Authority announced on Holy Wednesday that the travel ban to and from six European destinations will continue to be in effect until May 15 at the very least. ''For the purpose of preventing the spread of COVID-19,...

Greece Flies Spanish Flags in Solidarity to the Coronavirus-Stricken Country

Greece has shown on Friday its solidarity and support to the Spanish people who are suffering from the coronavirus pandemic by hoisting the Spanish flag at the Greek Parliament and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The symbolic act came as...

Spain Mulls Offering Universal Basic Income in the Wake of Coronavirus Pandemic

Spain is moving to implement a permanent basic income for all citizens as a measure to help workers and families battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Nadia Calviño, the country's Minister for Economic Affairs, told the Spanish broadcaster La Sexta on...

Moving Scenes as Hospital Staff Applauds Baby Taken Off Ventilator in Spain

Moving scenes took place recently in a hospital in the city of Malaga, Spain, when doctors took a four-month baby who had been infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus off the ventilator that had been breathing for him. The baby has...

Earth’s Climate at a Crossroads After Worldwide Industrial Standstill

The extremely rapid transmission rate of the coronavirus this Spring has resulted in governments around the world ordering their citizens to stay inside for at least 2-3 weeks, with many also banning all international arrivals and even all non-essential...

Why Greece Succeeded as Italy, Spain Failed to Tackle Coronavirus

By Takis Pappas, Political scientist, the University of Helsinki, Finland* When the covid-19 pandemic broke out in Europe, no government had any experience of how to face it and each tried to weather the storm in its own ways. Some...

Spain Overtakes China in Number of Coronavirus Deaths

Spain has now recorded 3,434 deaths from the COVID-19 coronavirus, the country's Health Ministry announced Wednesday – making it the country with the second highest death toll in the world, after Italy. That number represents an increase of over 27...