Spain rethinking how it uses water resources
... resources, which are mainly used to irrigate crops. Teresa Ribera , Spain's Minister for the Environment, said recently that we must be very careful and responsible instead of looking the other way. Spain has been hit by several extreme heatwaves this summer after an unusually dry winter like France and Italy. The country's reservoirs were at 40.4 per cent of their capacity in August, 20 percentage points below the average over the last decade for this time of the year. Officials have acted by restricting ...
Updated: 08/08/2022
China's Hainan conducts nucleic acid tests to curb COVID outbreak
... Xiaofeng , deputy director of the Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control , said the city's major epidemic control and prevention risks are from outside the capital due to ongoing outbreaks in other provinces and increasing tourism during the summer vacation.
Updated: 08/08/2022
Jetblue boss says it’s to hire more staff
... of flights it operates between the UK and the US from one to five a day. He said JetBlue had only been slightly impacted by the Heathrow flight cap which saw the airport limit the number of passengers who can depart each day to 100,000 over the peak summer months - 4,000 fewer than current levels.
Updated: 08/08/2022
Italy defers bomb from World War Two near Po river
Heatwaves that have swept Europe this summer have not only brought record high temperatures and scorched fields: the drought-stricken waters of Italy s Po river are running so low that they reveal a previously submerged second world war bomb. Heatwaves that have swept Europe this summer ...
Updated: 08/08/2022
Wwi bomb found near Po River in Italy
Heatwaves sweeping Europe this summer have brought more than just record high temperatures, the drought-stricken waters of Italy's Po River are so low they have revealed a previously submerged World War II bomb. Heatwaves sweeping Europe this summer have brought more than just record ...
Updated: 08/07/2022
China tightens restrictions on stranded tourists
... Friday. All those currently in Sanya and those who have been to the city since July 23 were not allowed to leave the province of Hainan after 6 pm local time on Saturday, provincial authorities said. The restrictions are in place at the height of the summer tourism season for the island province, a popular destination often called China's Hawaii for its sandy beaches, tropical forests and high-end hotels. Over 80% of the flights leaving Sanya were cancelled on Saturday, according to data from flight ...
Updated: 08/07/2022
Laurentian Bank CEO Rania Llewellyn on her summer double-doubles at Tim Hortons
... and immigrant Rania Llewellyn took the only job in Canada she could get — and possibly the most Canadian gig there is: cashier at Tim Hortons . First Hand talks to the now-chief executive of Laurentian Bank of Canada this week about what made a summer of nightmares about double-doubles worth it in the long run. As told to Rosemary Counter . We apologize, but the video didn't load. You can see other videos from our team by tapping here. Try refreshing your browser, or Laurentian Bank CEO Rania ...
Updated: 08/07/2022
Bear blamed for killing 8 pet dogs in Japan is dead
... both located in the Shiretoko Peninsula in eastern Hokkaido, an area of outstanding natural beauty designated as a World Natural Heritage site. Between 2018 and 2020, five dogs were killed in Rausu during four separate brown bear attacks, all in the summer. In late June last year, another dog was killed and two were mauled in the grounds of a house. DNA tests on the dogs showed that the attacks were carried out by the same animal. On June 29, a trail camera in Rausu captured footage of a bear that ...
Updated: 08/07/2022
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