Covid-19: Europe imposes new restrictions as cases reach record high

‘The facts don’t lie, we have to be stricter for ourselves’: The Netherlands goes into partial lockdown

 

European governments are adding new restrictions and calling on citizens to make sacrifices in a bid to contain a record increase in coronavirus cases, with the Czech Republic closing schools and the Netherlands shutting down virtually all nighttime activity.

Around the world cases of the coronavirus topped 38 million, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

Saying measures needed to stop the virus “will hurt,” Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte announced what he called a “partial lockdown” on Tuesday evening, with sales of alcohol to be banned after 8 pm and bars, restaurants and coffee shops to be closed altogether. Citizens are being urged to avoid public transportation where possible.

冲击奖项:最佳影片、最佳原创剧本奖项的提名应该是肯定的,而弗兰西斯麦克多蒙德现在是奥斯卡最佳女主角奖的最热人选。
Song “Chinese Zodiac” (Lee-Hom Wang)
纳粹势力席卷西欧,一场入侵迫在眉睫,然而一方面民众毫无准备,一方面国王还心存怀疑,认为王位陷入了自己党派设下的阴谋之中。丘吉尔必须承受至暗时刻,团结全国,改写世界的历史进程。
“还有大批人没有统计进来,”胡润对英国《金融时报》表示,“两周前我在北京拜访了这家投资公司。一下午的时间,我就发掘出了30个登上今年富豪榜的人。他们去年还不在我们的视线内。”

Employees of cafe Marcella in Amsterdam watch a broadcast of a press conference of the Dutch prime minister and health minister on Tuesday on new measures taken to tackle the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Remko de Waal/ ANP/ AFP/Getty
Employees of cafe Marcella in Amsterdam watch a broadcast of a press conference of the Dutch prime minister and health minister on Tuesday on new measures taken to tackle the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Remko de Waal/ ANP/ AFP/Getty

UK prime minister Boris Johnson announced that bars and pubs will be closed in the worst-hit parts of England beginning Wednesday, even as his top health adviser warned that won’t be enough. While the opposition Labour Party called for a short lockdown to halt the contagion, Mr Johnson told Conservative lawmakers on a Zoom call Tuesday that he’s against a new nationwide lockdown, people familiar with the meeting said.

Germany’s new coronavirus cases increased at their fastest pace since the height of the pandemic in the latest sign of how Europe is struggling to keep the disease in check. The region’s largest economy will evaluate its own next steps on Wednesday.

“I’m watching with great concern the climbing infection numbers, actually in almost every part of Europe,” Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday in a virtual address to regional European Union officials. “We cannot squander what we’ve achieved in the last few months.”

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这部电影有实力冲击很多奖项,但很难领跑其中的任何一项。也许“甜茶”蒂莫西?柴勒梅德的表演是该片冲奥的最大可能。
你说的有道理。那我们就把国王队归到“有可能”的那一档里吧。同样我会把掘金队也归到这一档,鉴于他们球队战绩相近,且都或放走或签约了某些功能失调的球员。奇才队也会被我归到这一档,到目前为止我还是不看好他们。
周三,北京市市委宣布,计划将绝大部分的北京市政府部门在2017年迁至通州区。

Flags at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s largest fair for books, taking place in Frankfurt in Germany on Tuesday on a smaller scale this year. Photograph: Photograph: Thomas Lohnes/EPA
Flags at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s largest fair for books, taking place in Frankfurt in Germany on Tuesday on a smaller scale this year. Photograph: Photograph: Thomas Lohnes/EPA

Europe recorded 700,000 new cases last week, the most since the pandemic began, the World Health Organisation said in its latest report. But rather than reviving national restrictions, officials are focusing on local measures amid concerns about hammering economies again and sparking unrest.

10月,政府宣布准备终结数十年之久的“独生子女政策”。此项政策限制了已婚夫妇的孩子人数。新规定要到明年才会生效。
“但我让他在碰巧看了一眼报纸时,看到上面一篇文章提醒他吸烟会致癌。
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“We need to be really careful right now,” Mike Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organisation’s health emergencies program, said Monday. The relationship between case numbers and deaths “could reconnect very, very badly and very catastrophically unless we’re very, very careful.”

Not only does its small cohort of about 50 allow the school to select highly experienced participants, it also creates a strong bond between them.
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这是光明的季节,也是黑暗的季节……

它曾经是一家傲视业界、富可敌国的投资公司,能从世界一流的金融机构源源不断地获得贷款。它用借来的钱大把大把地押注,购买资产,获得更高的回报。但当这些资产的市值下跌,贷款机构开始要求更多的抵押品,最后这家公司竟然轰然倒塌。很多惊魂未定的贷款机构全面收紧贷款要求,造成整体的信贷紧缩。
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Alice Schwarzer, who has battled for women’s rights for years, is stunned that “an old-school sexist” like Donald J. Trump could win the United States presidency.
There’s nothing worse than a boss who says one thing and does another, and nothing better than one who keeps his word. Just as managers must trust their team, employees must trust their boss to have their best interests at heart。

Tougher rules

实际上,有一句俗语就是这样说的:“如果你拥有了龟兹,那么西域99%的城邦都会服从你。”
9. Am I spending too much? Overspending can lead to stress, clutter, and financial complications. It can also turn into a nasty habit over time. Saving money is an excellent practice and you will more than likely be glad you did in case of an emergency.
源于:relax(v 放松;休息)

Legislators in neighbouring Slovakia quarrelled over virus measures, with premier Igor Matovic calling economy minister Richard Sulik a “saboteur” after the latter publicly questioned a decision to ban indoor serving of food and drinks in restaurants. Relations in the coalition have been fragile since elections seven months ago and Mr Matovic’s ratings have dropped as people blame him for an inadequate response to the pandemic.

Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday imposed new measures including ordering bars and restaurants to close by midnight, banning people from gathering outside them from 9pm, and limiting receptions for events such as weddings and baptisms to 30 people.

Washington's twin-obsessions in election year 2010 will be to create jobs and cut the deficit. Little will be accomplished on either count.
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在纽约,任何人不得将多户建筑中的一套没有租户的公寓单间以短于30天的租期出租,这是非法的。然而,几乎每周都有人写信给“房地产答疑”专栏,咨询如何绕开这些规定。如果我交换公寓呢?如果没有书面形式的约定呢?
If successful, Hurun estimates that Mr Wang’s net worth could soar past $50bn, making him one of the world’s 10 richest men.

After putting six cities including Paris on maximum alert, French president Emmanuel Macron may announce additional restrictions during a planned television appearance on Wednesday.

“Alas, the epidemic continues its ascent,” health minister Olivier Veran said during parliamentary question time. “This wave of hospitalisations that has started is worrisome.” – Bloomberg