PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 02:24 PM IST
Big chunks of eastern France, including most of its regions that border Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Italy, face 6 pm-to-6 am restrictions on movement.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 04:02 AM IST
France, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Italy all announced restrictions on UK travel, hours after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Christmas shopping and gatherings in southern England must be cancelled because of rapidly spreading infections blamed on the new coronavirus variant.
By Reuters | Posted by Nishtha Grover | Brussels
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 07:16 PM IST
A new and more infectious strain of the novel coronavirus has been detected in the United Kingdom and as a result Belgium has banned all travel from Britain. Belgium is the second country, after Netherlands, to take such a step.
By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Berlin
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2020 06:17 PM IST
A health ministry spokesman said the government in Berlin was monitoring developments in Britain very closely and working at “high pressure” to evaluate the new information and data regarding the new strain.
By Prasun Sonwalkar , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 05:09 PM IST
Anti-vaccine claims on social media and elsewhere are among major obstacles faced by the UK’s health officials planning the biggest mass vaccination programme in the country’s history. Leading figures such as Queen Elizabeth taking the vaccine is expected to help overcome anxieties.
By Reuters | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta | Jeumont, France
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2020 10:18 PM IST
The “hug bubble” allows care home residents, isolated from the outside world to protect them the virus, to hold hands and embrace visiting relatives.
By Reuters | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja | Tarcienne, Belgium
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 03:04 PM IST
People can rent a vehicle or bring their own, park up outside the “Matthias and Sea” restaurant and wait for masked staff to bring the food over from the kitchens.
By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Belgium
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2020 04:18 PM IST
Experts say wearing masks and practising social distancing will be essential in containing the spreading of the virus when shopping returns to a sense of normalcy. Despite the intense infections and deaths the country has seen, people still gather in large numbers and many do not wear masks
By Associated Press | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja | Brussels
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 11:27 PM IST
Enjoying a strong reputation in the music world, Belgian festival experts have proven experience in both building huge pop-up structures and in crowd management.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2020 05:44 PM IST
Hardest hit will be IBM’s legacy IT services business, which handles day-to-day infrastructure operations, such as managing client data centers and traditional information-technology support for installing, operating and repairing equipment.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 20, 2020 04:10 PM IST
At a meeting in Brussels on Friday, envoys from the EU’s 27 member states were told that progress has been slow, and negotiations could now slip into December, according to people in the meeting who asked not to be identified because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly.
By Associated Press | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | HALLE, Belgium
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2020 10:46 AM IST
A wealthy Chinese pigeon racing fan put down a record price of 1.6 million euros ($1.9 million) for the Belgian-bred bird.
By Associated Press | ROME
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 08:49 AM IST
An Italy squad badly hit by the coronavirus still managed to beat Poland 2-0 on Sunday, putting the Azzurri in control of their group, while England was beaten 2-0 by top-ranked Belgium.
By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 12:04 PM IST
Southgate had benched Grealish for last month’s Nations League games against Belgium and Denmark but handed the Aston Villa man his second England start, playing him in an advanced role on the left with Mount keeping his place in midfield.
By Press Trust of India | Leuven
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 10:33 AM IST
The Crystal Palace forward showed clinical efficiency to convert Belgium’s two best chances in the second half after Switzerland deservedly took the lead with an early goal that rewarded its intense pressing.
Covid-19: China tightens travel restrictions, bans arrivals from France after Britain, India, Belgium and the Philippines
By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Beijing
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 10:22 AM IST
China tightens requirements for travellers and makes entry much more difficult with strict new rules and effective ban on non-Chinese arrivals, adds France to the list of ban after Britain, India, Belgium and the Philippines
By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Berlin
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 09:51 PM IST
Several European countries are tightening restrictions this week, starting with a partial shutdown Monday in Germany.
By R Sukumar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 05:09 AM IST
The second wave of Covid-19 infections in Europe has been gathering momentum for weeks now.
By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Belgium
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 05:16 PM IST
More than just jobs and revenue are at stake — restaurants lie at the heart of European life. Their closures are threatening the social fabric by shutting the places where neighbors mix, extended families gather and the seeds of new families are sown.
By Reuters | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Brussels
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2020 02:24 PM IST
A senior virologist said Belgium could be returning to full lockdown if there is no reversal of the surge in infections and hospital admissions.
By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London/Geneva
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 05:27 AM IST
With cases soaring in all but eight of its 50 states, the US homeland security department announced that its land borders with Canada and Mexico will remain closed to all non-essential travel till November 21.
By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral | Brussels
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 03:59 PM IST
This comes after EU president Ursula von der Leyen left the summit venue in Brussels shortly after the meeting began because one of her close staffers tested positive for Covid-19.
By Associated Press | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Berlin
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2020 03:15 PM IST
New infections have surged across Europe over recent weeks, The Czech Republic, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, France and Britain are among the countries causing particular concern
By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 04:05 PM IST
The 29-year-old was substituted in the second half during Belgium’s 2-1 Nations League defeat by England at Wembley on Sunday.
By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Paris
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 03:30 PM IST
A study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal charts the first confirmed case of Covid-19 reinfection in the United States -- the country worst hit by the pandemic -- and indicates that exposure to the virus may not guarantee future immunity.
By Press Trust of India | Milan
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 09:37 AM IST
Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo had a good chance in the second minute of injury time, but goalkeeper Hugo Lloris palmed away his angled shot from the left. France’s Kylian Mbappe was substituted near the end after having failed to make an impression against the Nations League champion’s resolute defense.
By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Pamplona [Spain]
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 06:46 PM IST
This finding, in which basic and clinical researchers have participated, will permit the identification of new therapeutic targets and the development of targeted therapies which will control the healing process of the heart after infarction.
By B Shrikant | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 10:13 PM IST
The sport is gearing up for the restart of its flagship the FIH Pro League at the Düsseldorfer HC ground in Dusseldorf, Germany from September 22.
By Associated Press | Zurich
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 02:35 PM IST
Rankings after the November international break will decide seedings when FIFA draws the European qualifying groups for the 2022 World Cup in early December.
By Reuters | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta | Brussels
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2020 01:51 PM IST
Belgium-based Dinner in the Sky involves diners strapped into seats at a table suspended from a crane.