What’s Going On By Country


Worry is spreading around Europe after Malta decided this week to ban all but double-vaccinated visitors, opening the possibility that other countries would follow as the Covid Delta variant contagion infects the continent.

A few hours after Malta’s announcement, and following warnings from the European Commission that such measures were discriminatory, the island’s government eased the ban, opting instead for mandatory quarantine on arrival.

Malta’s changes are an example of the confusion throughout Europe after the continent decided to reopen to the world but now

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Tokyo hotel apologizes for ‘Japanese only’ elevator sign

(Reuters) — A Tokyo hotel has apologized and removed signs reading “Japanese only” and “foreigners only” from elevators after the anti-Covid-19 precaution sparked outrage on social media ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Tokyo entered a state of emergency on July 12 amid concerns that an influx of tens of thousands of athletes and officials during the July 23–August 8 Games will spread the coronavirus, cases of which are already rising in the Japanese capital.

Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu in downtown Tokyo put up the signs on Friday in response to guidance from Tokyo 2020 organizers to ensure the movements

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Euro 2020 final – Salisbury pubs showing England vs Italy


TODAY is the day football fanatics have been waiting for – England vs. Italy in the Euro 2020 final. 

The final kicks-off at Wembley tonight, July 11, at 8pm, and Salisbury supporters will be ready and waiting both at home and across the city’s pubs to cheer on the three lions.

As expressed by our readers on Facebook, below are just some of the booked up pubs where punters will be glued to the screens tonight.


One of the main hospitality sites along Bridge Street – the area football fans always spill out from pubs after viewing

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Great Lakes Bay Invitational brings fun, team event to Midland, LPGA Tour


Midland — The walk-up music is back, as are the unique team names.

After having the tournament canceled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Great Lakes Bay Invitational is ready to tee of on Wednesday at Midland Country Club.

The two-player team event that debuted on the LPGA Tour in 2019 was a hit with the players, and despite some wet weather that helped douse part of the pro-am on Tuesday, the excitement for the tournament was hard to extinguish.

“It’s exciting,” said Cydney Clanton, who teamed with Jasmine Suwannapura to win the inaugural tournament. “The community was

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