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British expats in Europe ‘will be stripped of UK bank accounts in weeks’ after post Brexit rules

Tens of thousands of British expats in Europe ‘will be stripped of their UK bank accounts and credit cards in weeks’ after government failed to negotiate post Brexit rules British expats in Europe risk having their UK bank accounts closed due to Brexit Banks including Lloyds and Barclays have starting giving notice to customers Post-Brexit … Read more British expats in Europe ‘will be stripped of UK bank accounts in weeks’ after post Brexit rules

Second wave of Covid cases in Europe is not causing deaths to spike

Second wave of Covid cases in Europe is not causing deaths to spike compared with the peak in spring Difference may be explained by countries’ increased testing in recent months  But it could also be a sign the virus is mainly infecting younger, healthier people  Lockdown-free Sweden still has significantly lower rates than rest of Europe … Read more Second wave of Covid cases in Europe is not causing deaths to spike

WHO says ‘alarming Covid-19 transmission rates’ across Europe are ‘a wake-up call’

WHO says ‘alarming Covid-19 transmission rates’ across Europe are ‘a wake-up call’ as they caution against shortening 14-day quarantine periods Dr. Hans Kluge warned against reducing quarantine period for potential carriers  He acknowledged Covid ‘fatigue’ was setting in with growing public resistance WHO Europe’s 53-country region recorded more than 300,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in the … Read more WHO says ‘alarming Covid-19 transmission rates’ across Europe are ‘a wake-up call’

Thousands of motorists heading to Europe are facing TEN HOUR delays in Dover during security checks

Thousands of furious motorists are facing 10-hour delays and nine-mile queues as police conduct sweeping spot checks in a major security operation at the Port of Dover – but refuse to reveal why.  Lorries trying to access Dover docks in southern England have been brought to a standstill after Kent Police officers checked every vehicle … Read more Thousands of motorists heading to Europe are facing TEN HOUR delays in Dover during security checks

Facebook whistleblower claims platform ignored political manipulation outside of the US and Europe

A former Facebook employee’s leaked internal memo has revealed her claims that the company ignored or deprioritized election interference campaigns outside of the U.S. and Europe, leaving junior employees to make decisions potentially affecting the fate of nations. Sophie Zhang, a recently fired data scientist on Facebook’s Site Integrity team, penned the 6,600-word internal memo after … Read more Facebook whistleblower claims platform ignored political manipulation outside of the US and Europe

Will I be able to go on a ski holiday in Europe this winter?

One of Britain’s leading ski operators has cancelled all chalet holidays for the upcoming season, as the Government continues to put in place travel restrictions to destinations across Europe. Crystal Ski Holidays, one of the largest booking platforms for winter sports trips, has said it has had to slash its entire ski chalet programme for … Read more Will I be able to go on a ski holiday in Europe this winter?

Europe will see a rise in Covid-19 deaths, WHO says

Europe is likely to see a resurgence in coronavirus deaths in October and November, the WHO warned today.  Deaths have remained relatively stable even as cases have surged in many European countries over the summer, but the WHO’s Europe director Hans Kluge is expecting a rise in daily fatalities in the autumn.  ‘It’s going to … Read more Europe will see a rise in Covid-19 deaths, WHO says

RHOCH’s Dawn Ward reveals she’s recovered from COVID-19 after falling ill following Europe holiday

Real Housewives Of Cheshire star Dawn Ward has revealed that she’s recovered from COVID-19, after falling ill following her recent summer holiday in Europe. The TV personality, 47, took to her Instagram Stories on Saturday to reveal that two weeks in bed she was finally ready to be out and about in the world once … Read more RHOCH’s Dawn Ward reveals she’s recovered from COVID-19 after falling ill following Europe holiday

England’s crackdown limiting gatherings to SIX is TOUGHER than most of Europe

England’s new coronavirus crackdown limiting gatherings to no more than six people is more drastic than many countries in Europe.     From Monday it will be illegal to assemble in groups of seven or more anywhere in the country, indoors or outdoors, Boris Johnson has announced. Only schools, workplaces and a limited number of other locations … Read more England’s crackdown limiting gatherings to SIX is TOUGHER than most of Europe

Covid-19 hospitalisations in Europe still only a fraction of what they were at the pandemic’s peak

Coronavirus hospital admissions in Europe are still at only a fraction of the level they were in March and April despite warnings from officials that a second wave is rolling across the continent. Countries such as France, Spain and Belgium, which are now seeing hospital patient numbers rise again, are recording far fewer admissions than … Read more Covid-19 hospitalisations in Europe still only a fraction of what they were at the pandemic’s peak