Tag archive for ‘regional’
By admin On Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

‘Catastrophically wrong’: German court declares regional lockdown UNCONSTITUTIONAL in ‘politically explosive’ decision

A German district court has declared a strict lockdown imposed by the government of the central state of Thuringia last spring unconstitutional, as it acquitted a person accused of violating it. A trivial case about More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

China bans gatherings and travel in regional center after 63 locally transmitted Covid infections recorded near capital

Beijing has introduced a series of tough restrictions on movement and socializing in the capital of Hebei province after 63 locally transmitted cases were registered; officials say the tally will continue to rise. On More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

Iran ‘aggressively’ challenging regional security, Bahrain claims, calls for ‘unrelenting pressure’ on Tehran

Bahrain’s foreign minister has condemned what he termed Tehran’s heightened interference and aggression in the Middle East, saying it’s essential the international community confront Iran’s behavior “with More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Johnson urges MPs to back UK’s regional tiered system amid criticism within his own party

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on British lawmakers to support his new system of Covid-19 restrictions by English region, despite a rebellion within his own Conservative Party against the “draconian” More...

By admin On Saturday, November 28th, 2020

London spared from toughest regional restrictions, but Manchester and Birmingham plunged into tier-three lockdown

The government has announced new regional restrictions that will come into force when England’s national lockdown ends next week. London will be in the second-highest tier, meaning no household mixing indoors. Health More...

By admin On Saturday, November 14th, 2020

French PM Castex seeks to push back regional elections by 3 months due to coronavirus

French Prime Minister Jean Castex will back a recommendation to delay regional elections by several months, after a report submitted to his office concluded that holding the contest as scheduled could endanger public More...

By admin On Thursday, November 5th, 2020

Italian regional leaders outraged over govt’s coronavirus red zones policy

Local and regional politicians across Italy have expressed outrage over Rome’s decision to single out certain areas and designate them Covid-19 red zones, as the country fights to control the spread of the virus. The More...

By admin On Monday, November 2nd, 2020

Exclusive: regional director pulls Zoom plug to block London executive committee vote on pro-Corbyn motion

Zoom meeting settings changed to prevent motion going to vote in spite of expression of solidarity with Jewish communities London’s Regional Executive Committee (REC) has been prevented from voting on a Unite More...

By admin On Thursday, October 29th, 2020

Covid-hit Catalonia closes regional border for 2 weeks, introduces municipal confinement over weekends

Amid soaring Covid-19 infections, the regional government of Catalonia, Spain has approved a new package of measures, including the perimeter confinement of each municipality, limiting people to their own district More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

UK regional police chief says cops will INTERVENE if family Christmas celebrations break Covid rules, angering Britons

Enraged Britons have taken to Twitter after the chief of West Midlands Police said officers would break up festive family celebrations for violating lockdown rules. The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner More...