Politics

Blocking traffic as a human bollard

Across England, there have been efforts to tame traffic in our towns and cities. Many communities are also seeing new restrictions on cars to create low traffic neighbourhoods, and the BBC’s Justin Rowlatt reports, some residents are going to great lengths to step in when the equipment for blocking the traffic doesn’t work. Source link

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Europe Threatens To Limit Belarus Air Traffic After Plane Forced To Land

Belarus forced a Ryanair plane carrying an opposition activist to land in the capital Minsk on Sunday. Kyiv: European leaders threatened to limit international air traffic over Belarus and possibly target its ground transport as well, after a Ryanair plane was forced to land in an incident denounced by Western countries as “state piracy”. Western […]

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Germany Announces Temporary Limitations On Passenger Traffic With India Amid Rise In COVID-19 Cases

Berlin: Germany has announced temporary limitations on the passenger traffic with India as the country is witnessing a record rise in coronavirus infections amid the second wave. “In order not to jeopardise our vaccination campaign, we need to significantly limit our passenger traffic with India,” German Health Minister Jens Spahn, as quoted by Sputnik. Only […]

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Airlines cut global traffic forecast on recovery setbacks

PARIS: Air traffic will recover more slowly than previously expected from the Covid-19 pandemic, as vaccination delays and government “risk aversion” slows the reopening of routes, global airlines body IATA said on Wednesday. Global traffic this year will amount to 43% of pre-crisis levels based on passenger numbers and distance flown, the International Air Transport […]

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daunte wright: Protests erupt after police shoot Black man in Minneapolis traffic stop

BROOKLYN CENTER: Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as angry protests erupted in a Minneapolis suburb after a 20-year-old Black man was shot dead during a traffic stop. The unrest in Brooklyn Center came hours before the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd, was set to […]