Rusty Eiffel Tower Needs Complete Repairs, Reports Say

PARIS: The Eiffel Tower is riddled with rust and in need of thorough repairs, but is instead getting a €60 million cosmetic paint job ahead of the 2024 Olympics in Paris, according to confidential reports cited by the French magazine Marianne. The 324 meters (1,063 ft) tall wrought iron tower built by Gustave Eiffel at … Read more

How long until Covid cases start to decline again?

Covid cases have been steadily increasing in recent months, with scientists predicting it could even shoot up to 300,000 new cases a day in the next week. According to data from the Office for National Statistics from last week, 2.5% of the English population had Covid, compared to 2.25% in Wales. A larger proportion of … Read more

Canadians are in the mood to spend in the summer. What does this mean for inflation – National

For many, it’s the first summer since the start of the pandemic that travel restrictions have dropped and the world feels like it’s opening up again. So when it comes time to check out and the plane tickets are twice as expensive as you had budgeted for, do you cancel the plans? Or do you … Read more

Coaches party held after ‘illegal’ Met intervention

ONE The Bournemouth bus party, which was held for three hours by the Metropolitan Police under Covid laws, may have been illegally barred from entering London, has emerged. Dorset activists, including several retirees, boarded two buses bound for London on 28 November 2020, with the intention of joining the ‘Unite for Freedom’ protest in Trafalgar … Read more

The end of working from home? Most Canadians return to office as 1 in 10 stay at home: survey – National

More than two years after the COVID-19 pandemic, most Canadians have returned to their pre-pandemic working conditions – but for one in ten employees, the work-from-home lifestyle continues. This is the latest survey by Ipsos, which found that three-quarters of Canadian workers have returned to their original place of work. “Most of us are back … Read more

Hong Kong holds flag-raising ceremony to mark 25th anniversary of transfer

Hong Kong held a flag-raising ceremony on Friday morning as part of events to commemorate the city’s 25th anniversary of its transfer from Britain. It also featured the Hong Kong police goose step, a People’s Liberation Army marching style. Photo: Piscina/Reuters

What you need to know about a potential fall COVID booster campaign

Get ready to roll up your sleeves again now that Canada’s national vaccine advisory body has released guidelines that could lay the groundwork for a fall booster campaign — and the urgency of recommendations that people sign up for more vaccines has increased. Generally speaking, no matter how many previous vaccinations you’ve had, you should … Read more

Have the CDC’s COVID quarantine guidelines changed? Here’s What You Need to Know – NBC Chicago

As scientific discoveries emerge and federal authorities continue to update information about the coronavirus, have quarantine guidelines changed? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not updated its quarantine and isolation guidelines since March, according to the website. Anyone who comes into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 should be quarantined … Read more

See the latest data on COVID in Ontario

This page tracks the latest COVID-19 data reported by the province. The Ontario government now releases COVID-19 data once a week, every Thursday. about the data On June 16, the Ontario government discontinued daily reporting of COVID-19 data, moving to weekly reports. Daily numbers for the previous seven days are included in the weekly report. … Read more

Nick Kyrgios beats Paul Jubb at Wimbledon, last year’s runner-up Matteo Berrettini out with COVID-19

If there’s one thing you can say about Nick Kyrgios’ matches, they’re rarely dull, and his five-set win over Britain’s Paul Jubb in the first round of Wimbledon was no exception. Key points: Nick Kyrgios needed five sets to beat Paul Jubb Kyrgios argued with fans throughout the contest Matteo Berrettini joins Marin Čilić in … Read more