Hurricane, snow and freezing cold: three things to watch out for this week

Monday, October 26, 2020 at 4:00 PM – The last days of October will be hectic continent-wide. Between snowstorms, hurricanes and freezing cold, see what awaits us. Three things to watch for this week 1- Zeta, the 11th hurricane of the season will make landfall in the United States Zeta formed over the past weekend […]

Travel within Germany: The current Corona rules

At the beginning of October, the federal states had decided on an accommodation ban for holidaymakers from domestic areas with high numbers of corona infections – however, massive criticism followed, and some federal states had already overturned the ban. The proposal was due to be discussed again on October 14, but there was no agreement. […]

Schools: experts want to extend the All Saints and Carnival holidays and shorten the summer holidays

Un report commissioned by the Flemish Minister of Education from a dozen French-speaking and Dutch-speaking experts close to Celeval. This document, soberly titled “Additional measures for education”, takes stock of the Covid epidemic and the school, revealing sometimes unpublished figures. Experts recommend when restarting school after the fall break, “that rapid testing can be done […]

New York’s legendary Waldorf Astoria closes its doors

Goodbye to the grandiose Art Deco entrance hall, to celebrities passing by in the elevator of its “tower”: the Waldorf Astoria, one of the most prestigious New York hotels in the world, will close after 86 years of service. From Marilyn Monroe to Grace Kelly, from US President Herbert Hoover (1929-1933) to Barack Obama (2009-2017), […]

Corona pandemic: can short-time work also reduce the entitlement to vacation?

If my employer has sent me short-time work, can he also shorten my vacation? Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Employment Agency is changing its approach. Berlin. During the corona pandemic, many companies had to send their employees on short-time work. For some, the working hours have been reduced to zero hours, others work […]

750 million genetically modified mosquitoes released in the United States

Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 6:07 PM – A veritable hordes of genetically modified mosquitoes will be released in the United States, with the aim of reducing the transmission of certain diseases dangerous to humans. The states of Texas and Florida are targeted. The insects will therefore be introduced gradually over a period of about […]