The cityscape resembles the surface of a distant planet

The cityscape resembles the surface of a distant planet, populated by a masked alien culture. The air, choked with blown ash, is difficult to breathe. There is the Golden Gate Bridge, looming in the distance through a drift-smoke haze, and the Salesforce Tower, which against the blood-orange sky appears as a colossal spaceship in a doomsday film. The giant space rock is predicted to be 48m to 110m, or 157 to 360 feet, wide. That means it could potentially be bigger than the London Bridge, which has concrete reaching 104 metres (340 feet) in the central span. Mr Lukashenko, 66, … Continue reading The cityscape resembles the surface of a distant planet

The European Union has decided

The European Union has decided to drop Serbia and Montenegro from its safe list of countries from which non-essential travel is allowed, and did not even discuss including the United States given its sharp rise in coronavirus cases, EU officials told Reuters. EU diplomats today approved a proposal from Germany, now holding the rotating EU presidency, to exclude non-EU Serbia and Montenegro because of spreading infections, officials said. There have been anti-government protests in Serbia, initially sparked by the announcement of a new coronavirus lockdown amid a surge in new cases. With the US currently on 3.43m cases of Covid-19 … Continue reading The European Union has decided

Germany’s plans to restart competitive football next Saturday suffered an early setback

Germany’s plans to restart competitive football next Saturday suffered an early setback after the entire Dynamo Dresden team were placed in a two-week quarantine following two positive coronavirus tests among the players. The Bundesliga 2 club announced on their website that tests taken on Friday had revealed two new positive cases and local health authorities had ordered the team into quarantine. Dresden were scheduled to play Hannover 96 next Sunday in their first game back following the stoppage caused by the coronavirus outbreak. “Frankly, this is the final straw,” the CEO wrote on Twitter, seemingly in response to the news … Continue reading Germany’s plans to restart competitive football next Saturday suffered an early setback