UPDATE UK adds Thailand to Covid travel ‘red list’ – Pattaya One News

The British government on Monday will add Thailand to its travel “red list”. Foreigners are banned from travelling to England from red list countries, and nationals are required to quarantine. “Thailand and Montenegro will be added to the red list from 4 am on Monday 30 August 2021,” reflecting the increased coronavirus case rates in those countries, the Department for Transport … Read more

US extends Canada, Mexico travel restrictions for COVID-19 | Coronavirus pandemic News | Al Jazeera

The United States government has extended a one-month ban on nonessential travel along the borders with Canada and Mexico to slow the rising spread of COVID-19 despite increasing political pressure to lift the restriction. US border communities that are dependent on shoppers from Mexico and Canada and their political representatives have urged the Biden administration … Read more

In conversation with our young researchers: Dr. Camille Perchoux – Research Luxembourg

Epidemiology and geography. Where we live and where we go as the result of our daily activities affect our health. How much do urban environments have an impact on our active and healthy behaviours, chronic diseases and healthy ageing? Dr. Camille Perchoux is a young research associate in the Luxembourg Institute of Socio Economic Research … Read more

Romelu Lukaku: Chelsea break club transfer record to re-sign striker from Inter Milan for £97.5m | Football News | Sky Sports

Chelsea have re-signed striker Romelu Lukaku for a club-record £97.5m from Inter Milan. Lukaku, who initially moved to Stamford Bridge as a 17-year-old from Belgian side Anderlecht in 2011, returns to Chelsea on a five-year deal. The fee for Belgium’s record goalscorer surpasses “I’m happy and blessed to be back at this wonderful club,” Lukaku … Read more

Luxembourg Ranks First for Online Shopping; Korea Seventh | Be Korea-savvy

South Korea, on the other hand, ranked seventh after scoring 84.3 points. In the area of postal service reliability, however, Korea ranked first in the world, and ranked the highest among developing countries, with its product distribution network deemed to be well-developed. (image: Kobiz Media/Korea Bizwire) SEOUL, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) – According to the … Read more

Amazon accused of evading tax by shifting up to £8.2bn to Luxembourg

Amazon reported up to £8.2bn of its UK sales in Luxembourg in 2019, to avoid paying the higher rates in the UK, a new analysis by trade union Unite has found. The report, seen by The Independent, claims that Amazon declared £13.7 billion of UK sales in its US accounts in 2019, but reported just … Read more

The New Digital Paradigm For Luxury Brands In China | Jing Daily

Key Takeaways: In 2025, China will account for half the world’s luxury purchases, beating earlier estimates placing that date at 2030. Up to 95 percent of purchase decisions in luxury now get made along the consumer’s digital journey by following key opinion leaders, key opinion customers, livestreams, or any other digital marketing tool. Many luxury … Read more

TeamNL makes Dutch Olympic history: most medals ever won by the Netherlands

The Dutch Olympic Team didn’t come to play. This summer, medals and new records have flooded in from Tokyo — earning the Netherlands seventh place in this year’s medal standings. Bringing home an impressive 36 medals, this year’s team is the highest-ranking in Dutch Olympic history, reports the NOS. The big winners: athletics and swimming … Read more

Ex-Deputy Mayor of Dublin slams RTE for ignoring League of Ireland ‘working class heroes’ – SundayWorld.com

A former Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin has slammed RTÉ for failing to show the “heroic exploits” of League of Ireland teams in European competitions.  Cllr Cieran Perry claimed this was part of a wider refusal by the State broadcaster “to feature positive working class role models”. “What Irish football teams have been achieving in … Read more