Good news for everyone who's into American politics! Barack Obama is producing a series that will introduce viewers to all its nooks and crannies. Russia is going to start vaccinating against Covid-19 next week, and shops, restaurants and services are finally opening in the Czech Republic today.
Today brings a number of changes. All stores can open their doors to the public again, even on Sundays. However, the number of people inside shops is still limited. From today, you can also visit restaurants, which are allowed to be open from 6am to 10pm. As in the case of shops, the number of guests is limited to 50 percent capacity and a maximum of four guests can sit at one table.
Moreover, services such as hairdressers, pedicures and manicures are also open for business, as are some cultural attractions.
The night curfew has been lifted and alcohol can once again be consumed in public. Groups of up to 50 people can gather outside.
Former French President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing has passed away. He was 94 years old. He was the leader of France between 1974 and 1981.
According to his family, he died of Covid-19. Already in September, he had been admitted in hospital due to respiratory problems, and he had ended up in hospital again in November.
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing was one of the key architects of European integration. Among other changes, he legalized abortions and allowed divorce by mutual agreement.
Russia has previously become the first country in the world to approve a coronavirus vaccine, specifically Sputnik V. They even made it available for use in the population before the key third phase of clinical trials, garnering a wave of criticism from scientists.
"Over two million doses have been produced, more will be produced in the next few days. The world's first registered coronavirus vaccine, Sputnik V, will reach this level of production. This will allow us - if not en masse - to vaccinate on a large scale."
Have you ever wondered how the US government works? How it really works? You will now be able to see it with your own eyes in a new series. Specifically in a sitcom on Netflix. It will be produced by Higher Ground, owned by former US President Barack Obama and his wife. Could anyone know more about the nooks and crannies of American politics?
The series will be loosely based on the bestseller The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis, which deals with the beginning of Trump's administration.
Argentine authorities have ordered a search of the home and office of the psychiatrist who treated football legend Diego Maradona. According to the investigator, the reason for the search was an investigation into a possible murder. No one has been charged yet, although several people are being investigated.
The idol of the football world died of cardiac arrest last week. However, the information that the Argentine authorities might be looking into a possible misconduct, or rather slow response of the rescue service, has been circulating for a while.
And that's all from us for today. May your today's trip to the store not be too stressful! We have thematic quote for you to day, in which the American essayist Charles Dudley Warner comments on the selection of gifts: