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Pandemic turns summer into European tourism’s leanest season

by on September 6, 2020 0
Europe’s leanest summer tourist season in recent history is drawing to a close, six months after the coronavirus pandemic hit the continent Bruges mayor Dirk De fauw first realized something was desperately wrong with European tourism when on a brisk March morning he crossed the Burg square in front of the Gothic city hall... Read More

Saskatchewan native Andy Shauf among Canadians on Obama’s summer playlist

by on August 19, 2020 0
Saskatchewan singer-songwriter Andy Shauf has landed a spot on Barack Obama’s coveted summer playlist. The breezy track “Neon Skyline,” from Shauf’s newest album of the same name, joined a selection of songs from powerhouse acts that include Billie Holiday, Sheryl Crow, Billie Eilish and Beyonce. Each summer, the former U.S. president unveils a selection of his favourite songs of the... Read More

UEFA calls for transfer window to close across Europe on October 5

by on June 18, 2020 0
UEFA wants a harmonised European transfer window this summer closing on October 5, ahead of next season’s Champions League and Europa League group stages, football’s continental governing body said Thursday. Following an executive committee meeting held via videoconference, UEFA said clubs would have until October 6 to register players for the group stage of... Read More

Report: Barcelona have no money for transfers due to pandemic

by on June 6, 2020 0
Barcelona‘s transfer budget has been wiped out due to the losses incurred as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, sources told Moises Llorens and Sam Marsden of ESPN. As such, the Catalan club will only be able to sign players using proceeds from its own sales this summer or by finding suitable trading partners willing... Read More

Home News Heat, water woes and coronavirus: India’s perfect storm

by on May 28, 2020 0
Roughly a third of India’s 1.3 billion people cut back on washing and bathing during summer as taps run dry Bollywood stars and political leaders have urged Indians to wash their hands to protect against coronavirus but that’s a pipe dream for slum-dwellers like Bala Devi, now sweltering through a summer heatwave. The 44-year-old... Read More

Mini’s refreshed 2021 Countryman should hit Canada this summer

by on May 28, 2020 0
A host of small exterior tweaks join an interior refresh for a nicely updated model Purists tut-tutted into their English breakfast tea when Mini first introduced the Countryman, an all-wheel-drive vehicle that stretches the definition of the word “mini.” Still, it permitted the brand to play in the burgeoning (and profitable) compact crossover segment.... Read More