Netherlands set to announce ‘strict’ lockdown – reports

Government considering closing schools and all non-essential shops, say local media The Dutch government is expected to announce on Saturday a “strict” Christmas lockdown that would see everything but essential stores close amid fears over the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant, Dutch media reported. The government is meeting on Saturday with its health expertsContinue reading “Netherlands set to announce ‘strict’ lockdown – reports”

Alberta bar closes after ‘overwhelming’ number of threats after opting into vax pass

A bar just east of Calgary says it will be closing dine-in service after it received an “overwhelming” number of threats that came its way after it said it would be opting into Alberta’s vaccine passport program. The Langdon Firehouse Bar and Grill writes on Facebook that it has been flooded with angry comments andContinue reading “Alberta bar closes after ‘overwhelming’ number of threats after opting into vax pass”

France braces for nationwide protests against Covid-19 health pass

Protesters took to the streets across France on Saturday for a fourth consecutive weekend to demonstrate against a new health pass needed to enter a cafe or travel on an inter-city train, two days before the new rules come into force. The new rules championed by French President Emmanuel Macron make it obligatory to have eitherContinue reading “France braces for nationwide protests against Covid-19 health pass”

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