The mood in Germany in the run-up to a football World Cup has never been as subdued. In many pubs, the previously unimaginable is happening: There won't be any soccer matches shown during the World Cup.
13 Oct 2021
Two weeks after the reopening of restaurants and bars in Havana and seven other provinces across the country, Cubans are surprised by the considerable increase in the prices of food and beverages.
5 Oct 2021
French armed forces have reported that flights over Algerian airspace have been cancelled. On Saturday Algeria recalled its diplomat in Paris over comments Emmanuel Macron made.
12 Sep 2021
For two months, Yunior Consuegra, 24, has been locked up along with hundreds of others arrested at historic anti-government protests in Cuba on July 11. His mother, Mayda Yudit Sotolongo, has seen him only once, and is beside herself with worry.
3 Aug 2021
Many San Francisco bars and restaurants have begun asking customers to provide proof of full vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test result before entering the premises. This comes after the city's Bar Owner Alliance decided to mark July 29th as the kick-off date for the voluntary policy, recommended after the recent spike in coronavirus cases. "We just reopened a little over a month ago and we don't want to have to close again, or reduce capacity," says one club manager.
7 Feb 2021
Russia's capital Moscow has eased Covid restrictions, citing the improving health situation, even as many countries tighten anti-virus measures. Moscow bars, restaurants and nightclubs -- which previously were required to close by 11pm -- can remain open through the night, although they will still have to enforce social distancing and sanitary guidelines.
10 Oct 2020
In Paris, gyms stay closed and bars are shut down in an effort to stop the spread of Covid-19. We speak to some of those affected. Also, as the French government prepares to announce more financial support for those hardest hit, we take a look at who's bearing the cost of this crisis. Plus our reporters in Germany head to a town that's made music its business for 300 years.
14 Aug 2020
The country had gone more than 100 days without a new community transmission case. To prevent further spread, bars and other businesses in the city of Auckland will be shut.
18 Jul 2020
As countries all over the world continue to open establishments and businesses it is a known fact that things won’t be the same. Here are a few changes you could see at your favourite bars, nightclubs, and resorts as more businesses open.
15 Jul 2020
Covid-19: Reopening of bars, night clubs on hold until further notice, says Ifeanyi Okowa
6 Jul 2020
Bars, pubs and restaurants have reopened in England prompting the public to gorge themselves. As large crowds gathered, one police chief warned that inebriated citizens proved they can't keep their distance.
12 May 2020
Seoul has once again closed down its bars and nightclubs after an increase in coronavirus infections was linked back to the South Korean capital’s entertainment district. Most new cases have been traced back to one man.