5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is dangerous fake nonsense, UK says

By |april 5th, 2020|5G, conspiracy theories, coronavirus, Michael Gove, News|

A conspiracy theory that links 5G mobile telecommunications masts to the spread of the novel coronavirus is dangerous fake news and completely false, Britain said on Saturday (4 April) after masts in several parts of the country were torched.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za 5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is dangerous fake nonsense, UK says

Smartphone vs virus, is privacy always going to be the loser?

By |april 4th, 2020|coronavirus, e-Privacy, News, smartphone application, smartphones|

In Europe, officials, doctors and engineers are looking at how smartphones could be enlisted in the war against the spread of the new coronavirus.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Smartphone vs virus, is privacy always going to be the loser?

UK opens first COVID hospital but criticism of testing plans mount

By |april 3rd, 2020|coronavirus, News, UK|

The UK opened its first emergency field hospital to combat the coronavirus pandemic on Friday (3 April) but the government continues to face growing criticism about its plans to increase testing for the virus.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za UK opens first COVID hospital but criticism of testing plans mount

COVID-19: Commission paves way to draw €37 billion from structural funds

By |april 3rd, 2020|cohesion policy, Committee of Regions, corona bonds, coronavirus, COVID-19, CRII, Elisa Ferreira, emergency, EU budget, EU structural funds, European Commission, News, Regional Policy, Ursula von der Leyen, Younous Omarjee|

The European Commission proposed numerous changes to its cohesion policy rulebook on Thursday (2 April) in order to draw €37 billion of unused funds to finance various measures during the coronavirus pandemic. But these measures can only help to a limited extent. EURACTIV Germany reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za COVID-19: Commission paves way to draw €37 billion from structural funds

Europe must be the frontrunner to avoid Africa’s Corona boomerang

By |april 3rd, 2020|coronavirus, EU-Africa relations, News|

It's in the EU's interest to step up humanitarian, social and economic aid and do whatever it takes to support African economies about to be hit by the coronavirus, writes Luca Jahier.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Europe must be the frontrunner to avoid Africa’s Corona boomerang

Easter European sex workers stranded in Germany as coronavirus shuts brothels

By |april 3rd, 2020|Bulgaria, coronavirus, EU borders, Germany, News, Poland, Romania, sex industry|

Thousands of foreign prostitutes working in Germany have been made homeless after brothels closed due to the coronavirus outbreak and borders snapped shut, making it difficult for them to return home.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Easter European sex workers stranded in Germany as coronavirus shuts brothels

EU tells insurers to suspend dividends, avoid bonuses in pandemic

By |april 3rd, 2020|coronavirus, insurance industry, News|

Insurers and reinsurers in the EU should temporarily suspend dividends and share buybacks, and consider postponing bonuses as well to ensure continuity in services during the coronavirus pandemic, the bloc's insurance regulator said on Thursday (2 April).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU tells insurers to suspend dividends, avoid bonuses in pandemic

Serbia to bring in Russian experts to help it fight coronavirus

By |april 3rd, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, coronavirus, Emmanuel Macron, News, Russia, Serbia|

Serbia will bring in Russian doctors and experts to help it fight the coronavirus outbreak and undertake a major disinfection effort, President Aleksandar Vučić said on Thursday (2 April).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Serbia to bring in Russian experts to help it fight coronavirus

Sinkevicius: Commission’s measures bring relief to troubled EU fisheries

By |april 3rd, 2020|aquaculture, common fisheries policy, coronavirus, COVID-19, EMFF, European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, fisheries, News, Virginijus Sinkevičius|

The new support mechanism for the temporary storage of fishery and aquaculture products for human consumption will foster greater market stability and reduce the risk of having such products wasted or redirected to non-human food purposes, Fisheries Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius told EURACTIV.com

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Sinkevicius: Commission’s measures bring relief to troubled EU fisheries

Slovenia confirms €3 billion package to help overcome coronavirus

By |april 3rd, 2020|coronavirus, Janez Janša, News, Slovenia, social problems|

The Slovenian parliament on Thursday (2 April) approved measures worth about €3 billion, or 6% of GDP, to help companies and individuals overcome the coronavirus epidemic.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Slovenia confirms €3 billion package to help overcome coronavirus