Several European countries will soon take over the first minor refugee children without relatives from camps in Greece. It would be a total of 1600 children. This is reported by aid organizations Vluchtelingenwerk Nederland, Defense for Children and the Refugee Foundation.
The European Union wants the United Kingdom to outline the steps it will take to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.
The European Commission will help Member States to alleviate the costs of temporary unemployment. The initiative will be presented on Thursday, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced. The financial support is mainly intended for the EU countries Italy and Spain, which have been hit hard by the corona crisis, but is also available to other Member States.
Northern Ireland is also locked in the fight against the corona virus. The country announced far-reaching measures that will take effect at the beginning of Sunday.
Germany will tighten its financial reins once the corona crisis is over. That is what the German Minister of Economic Affairs Peter Altmaier promised. For example, the new debts that Berlin incurs for the first time since 2013 will be repaid from 2023.
Queen Elizabeth has virtually cleared her agenda for the coming weeks due to the outbreak of the new corona virus. Planned visits to Cheshire and Camden are canceled, the British court announced on Friday.
The market outlook for oil has changed for the entire year, as Saudi Arabia surprisingly unleashed a price war. Market experts at ING conclude that the OPEC oil cartel and other countries such as Russia with the so-called OPEC meeting on whether or not to lower oil production to support prices managed to surprise markets. However, they did it in a different way than expected.
Oil prices fell sharply on Friday to the lowest level in more than three years due to the failure of a production deal between the oil cartel OPEC and Russia. The oil market is also under pressure from concerns about the negative impact of the new corona virus on the economy.