World, As Seen from the most beautiful islands: Ireland and Cyprus

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Riots in Belfast show just how complicated Brexit is

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Many pro-British citizens are vehemently opposed to the new trade barrier introduced between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom as part of Britain’s departure from the European Union. Political leaders, including the British minister of Northern Ireland, had called for calm on Saturday. But on the outskirts of the Northern Irish capital Belfast, police witnessed riots.

The new lockdown harms French economic prospects

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The new lockdown in France will have adverse effects on the country’s economic growth, says French Finance minister Bruno Le Maire Friday. President Emmanuel Macron announced on Wednesday that the country will be locked for the third time on Saturday. France is one of the EU countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic, and the measures taken resulted in an economic contraction of 8...

Polestar tries to catch the wave of electric car IPOs

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The Swedish maker of electric cars Polestar is considering an IPO. The sister company of car brand Volvo could be worth 10 billion dollars, about 8.5 billion euros, say insiders at Bloomberg News Agency. Apart from the plans for a possible IPO, Polestar is also considering a new round of investment after the company raised $ 500 million from investors last year.

Finland stops AstraZeneca vaccinations after blood clots reports

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In Finland, AstraZeneca vaccinations will be stopped immediately. On Thursday, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced that the risks of the vaccine do not outweigh the benefits. However, because two recently vaccinated Finns suffered from blood clots, the country wants to first examine for itself whether there really is no possible connection.

World, As Seen from the most beautiful islands: Ireland and Cyprus

From Trinity st. to Limassol, Cyprus

Ireland and Cyprus have one thing in common. The most beautiful islands are divided. Even proportions are strikingly similar. Both nations strive for unity and a good glass of the news.

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