MOSCOW, (Sputnik) – Thirty-six truck drivers who were stranded in the English county of Kent after the French government temporarily banned all passenger and human-accompanied freight transport from the United Kingdom have tested positive for COVID-19, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Saturday.
Boris Johnson thought he could handle Brexit and believed British exceptionalism would protect the country from the coronavirus. He was wrong on both counts.
US Coast Guard patrols of the Arctic Ocean have been temporarily suspended following an electrical fire that broke out on the medium icebreaker USCGC Healy (WAGB-20), the service’s largest vessel.
According to reporters on social media, NTDC transmission lines have apparently tripped, and solving the issue make take a while. A total of 114 cities and towns are reportedly affected.
The Russian diplomatic mission stated earlier in the day that the United States had cut off the telephone lines in the Russian Consulate in New York on January 18. It said the US linked the interruption to technical problems.
YEREVAN (Sputnik) – The National Security Service of Armenia has said on Sunday evening that several foreign citizens have been detained on suspicion of espionage.
Despite undermining the rule of law in their countries, the leaders of Poland and Hungary were spared when the EU pushed through its landmark coronavirus recovery package. Now, it’s up to the European Parliament to decide whether it wants to increase the pressure.