A 20% VAT tax will apply from this Thursday, July 1, 2021 on products purchased online and not coming from European Union countries

Shein, Wish, Amazon, Alibaba: A New Tax on Your Online Purchases Arrives on July 1st

A 20% VAT tax will apply from this Thursday 1st July 2021 on products purchased online and not coming from European Union countries.  This is a new regulation that will directly affect your purchases on the internet. From the 1st July 2021, for all online orders of products from countries outside the European Union (EU), a 20% VAT […]

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The EU thinks it can caccinate 70 percent of adults with the Covid-19 vaccine by July

Coronavirus: EU Thinks it can Vaccinate 70% of Adults by July

VACCINATION: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen relies on accelerated production and new vaccine contracts The European Union hopes to be able to reach the goal set for September of vaccinating 70% of adults against the coronavirus by July, announced the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, this Friday during a visit to a Pfizer factory. -BioNTech […]

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During a virtual summit, European Council President Charles Michel (top left) called on leaders not to ease restrictions against the coronavirus on February 25, 2021.

Coronavirus: Europe Calls for Maintaining “Firm” Restrictions on Mutations

PANDEMIC: At the end of a European summit, leaders warned of the next “difficult” weeks, especially on the vaccination front It is too early to let our guard down. European leaders at the summit called on Thursday to “maintain firm restrictions” while speeding up vaccination campaigns to stem the mutations of the coronavirus, but have not settled their differences on the […]

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European Union looks at common vaccine certificates to help summer tourism amid pandemic

European Union Looks at Common Vaccine Certificates to Help Summer Tourism Amid Pandemic

The European Union is looking at a common vaccine certificate to help get travellers to their vacation destinations and prevent tourism from suffering another disastrous year due to the coronavirus pandemic. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the certificates for individuals who have been vaccinated could be combined with coronavirus Covid-19 tests for […]

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Paris denounces the "continuous deterioration of the situation in Hong Kong"

Paris Denounces the “Continuous Deterioration of the Situation in Hong Kong”

REPRESSION: More than fifty opposition figures, including a US lawyer, has been arrested in Hong Kong, the biggest crackdown to date under China’s recent national security law France criticized this Wednesday the arrest of fifty opposition figures militant for democracy in Hong Kong, denouncing “the continued deterioration” of the political situation in this former British colony and recalling […]

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6 billion for a European broadband Internet

6 Billion for a European High-Speed Internet by Satellite

HIGH-SPEED: European high-speed internet could emerge in the late 2020s with the development of the Internet by Satellite After developing its own satellite positioning system – Galileo – Europe wants to free itself from foreign satellites by setting up its own network in order to guarantee its digital sovereignty. In this way, the European Union could offer high-speed Internet […]

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Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon calls for a new independence referendum to join the EU.

Brexit: Scotland Hopes to ‘Join’ the EU as an Independent Nation

UNITED KINGDOM: Majority of people in Scotland support independence and rejoining EU, latest poll finds Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Saturday that she hoped Scotland would gain independence and be able to “join” the European Union, stressing that Brexit was done against the wishes of the Scots, who were mostly opposed to it during the referendum of 2016. “We […]

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Brexit: British "huge concessions" in negotiations

Brexit: British “Huge Concessions” in Negotiations

UNITED KINGDOM: The British would have given in on very important points relating to fishing in Brexit negotiations The British have made “huge concessions” in the Brexit negotiations, a French government source said on Wednesday. The negotiators of the United Kingdom have agreed to give in on very important points relating to fishing, said this source, that is to say the […]

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Boris Johnson and Ursula von del Leyen try to find Brexit agreement

Brexit: Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen Spoke Again on Monday Evening

TRADE: While negotiations on the post-Brexit deal still drag, the two leaders must also discuss British isolation due to coronavirus New attempt to find a way out of Brexit. As the fateful date of December 31st draws closer, British Prime Minister  Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen spoke to each other again on Monday evening as negotiations still […]

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Germany suspends all flights to United Kingdom over new coronavirus strain

Coronavirus: Germany Suspends Air Links with the United Kingdom

PANDEMIC: This decision by Germany could be adopted by all the countries of the European Union worried by new coronavirus strain Germany will suspend “from midnight” on Sunday all its air links with Great Britain following the appearance of a variant of the Covid-19 virus that is more contagious, announced the Minister of Health. “From midnight all flights are stopped” for […]

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