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Clearing the dancefloor: how club culture became a museum piece

In the pandemic, nightclubs have been turned into exhibition spaces, switching the craze for museums evoking clubs. It’s throwing fresh perspective on what dancing is even forThe ttttssshhhhhh of a smoke machine breaks the silence as a red spotlight blinks to life, illuminating social distancing markers on a dancefloor polished smooth by the shuffling of feet. The soundsystem kicks into gear with an anthem by techno star Dave Clarke. But the DJ booth is empty, and the only ravers here are the on...
Tags: Art, Music, Culture, Art and design, Belgium, Dance music, Installation, Exhibitions, Brussels, Dave Clarke, Marolles, Coronavirus


EU efforts to ratify China investment deal ‘suspended’ after sanctions

Political outreach to promote the massive trade agreement stalls after tit-for-tat sanctions prompted by Beijing’s policy in XinjiangThe European Commission has said that efforts to ratify a massive investment deal with China have been in effect suspended after tit-for-tat sanctions were imposed over China’s treatment of its Uyghur population in March.“We now in a sense have suspended … political outreach activities from the European Commission side,” said the commission’s executive vice-preside...
Tags: Europe, China, Angela Merkel, International Trade, Eu, European Union, World news, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Foreign Policy, European Commission, Brussels, Xinjiang, Valdis Dombrovskis, EU China, Uyghurs


EU ‘suspends’ ratification of China investment deal after sanctions

Massive trade agreement stalls after tit-for-tat sanctions prompted by Chinese policy in XinjiangThe European Commission has said that efforts to ratify a massive investment deal with China have been in effect suspended after tit-for-tat sanctions were imposed over China’s treatment of its Uyghur population in March.“We now in a sense have suspended … political outreach activities from the European Commission side,” said the commission’s executive vice-president, Valdis Dombrovskis, on Tuesday. ...
Tags: Europe, China, Angela Merkel, International Trade, Eu, European Union, World news, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Foreign Policy, European Commission, Brussels, Xinjiang, Valdis Dombrovskis, EU China, Uyghurs


6 Wine Bars To Visit Around Salt Lake City

Before I worked in the ski industry, I got my feet wet in the wine world while working at small wine shops in Boulder, Colorado. I immersed myself in learning about different grape varietals, aging methods, growing techniques and of course, the requisite tasting of fun and funky bottles. After moving to Utah and doing some research to get my wine fix in my new home state, I found there were hidden wine connoisseurs at wine bars around the state—happy to share their favorite bottles they’d worked...
Tags: Utah, California, America, Sport, Skiing, Brussels, Salt Lake City, Park City, BTG, Sierra, Rioja, Salt Lake, Courtney, Boulder Colorado, BTG Wine Bar, Pago Pago


EU Summons Russian Envoy Over Travel Bans on Brussels Officials

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union summoned on Monday Russia's ambassador to the bloc to condemn Moscow's decision to barr eight officials...
Tags: Russia, Eu, European Union, Moscow, Brussels, Reuters


The Latest: Colo. governor extends statewide mask mandate

By The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado’s governor has extended a statewide mask mandate for another 30 days, but loosened face covering requirements for groups who are vaccinated against COVID-19. Under Gov. Jared Polis’ new executive order, people gathering inside in groups of 10 or more are no longer required to wear masks if at least 80% of the group is vaccinated. The order states people must show proof of vaccination, but his statement did not elaborate on what proof is considered accept...
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The Latest: US to talk to WTO on wider vaccine distribution

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The White House says the U.S. trade representative will begin talks with the World Trade Organization on ways to overcome intellectual property issues that are keeping critically needed COVID-19 vaccines from being more widely distributed. The White House has been under intense pressure to join an effort to help waive patent rules for the vaccines so that poorer countries can begin to make their own generic versions. White House chief of staff Ron Klain said ...
Tags: Europe, England, London, Cdc, Washington, White House, China, India, Uncategorized, Narendra Modi, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Iran, Ap, Cnn


The Latest: UK increases aid to India’s health care system

By The Associated Press LONDON — Britain rushed to increase aid for India’s teetering health care system on Sunday, promising more ventilators and expert advice as doctors grapple with a surge in coronavirus infections that is killing thousands of people a day. The U.K. government said it will send an additional 1,000 ventilators to India. In addition, England’s National Health Service, which has battled one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in Europe, is creating an advisory group to share its ex...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, London, Cdc, Washington, White House, China, India, Uncategorized, Narendra Modi, Sport, Joe Biden, Iran, Ap, Cnn


Belgian Police Detain 132 in Virus Restrictions Protest

Police in Brussels say they have detained 132 people who took part in an illegal party in a park to protest COVID-19 restrictions.
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More perilous phase ahead for Biden after his first 100 days

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, JOSH BOAK and ZEKE MILLER | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Joe Biden’s presidency is entering a new and more perilous phase where he is almost certain to face stiffer Republican opposition and also have difficulty keeping Democrats united as he pushes for $4 trillion in additional spending on programs that have echoes of the New Deal and the Great Society. Past the 100-day mark, with positive approval ratings and a far-reaching, nearly $2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill to show ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Minneapolis, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Kentucky, Senate, White House, China, Russia, India, America


Riot police break up illegal party in Brussels park using tear gas and water cannon – video

Clashes erupted as riot police in Belgium used tear gas and water cannon to disperse revellers at an illegal party in Brussels’ Bois de la Cambre park.The event, dubbed ‘La Boum 2’, was a sequel to the fake festival arranged as an April Fools’ Day joke at the same park on 1 April - and was held in defiance of the government’s Covid-19 restrictions. A collective called ‘L’abîme Team’, the organiser of the event on social media, unsuccessfully tried to seek permission for the gathering generating ...
Tags: Police, World news, Italy, Belgium, Brussels, Coronavirus, La Boum


Police Break up Brussels Anti-Lockdown Party

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Police fired water cannon and tear gas in a Brussels park on Saturday to break up an anti-lockdown party of several hundred...
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Belgium Police, Partiers Clash Anew Over Virus Restrictions

A few thousand people gathered for an illegal party in a Brussels park to protest COVID-19 measures, only to be met with a water cannon and tear gas as police tried to disperse the crowd.
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EU condemns ‘groundless’ Russian sanctions against its officials

Brussels promises to retaliate against move, which Moscow says was a response to punitive EU measures in MarchThe EU has accused Russia of seeking confrontation after the Kremlin sanctioned senior officials in Brussels and the president of the European parliament in a retaliatory move.In a joint statement by Ursula von der Leyen, Charles Michel and David Sassoli, the heads of the European commission, council and parliament said Moscow’s action on Friday had been “groundless”. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Russia, Eu, European Union, World news, Moscow, Brussels, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, David Sassoli, European Commission Council, MarchThe EU, Ursula von der Leyen Charles Michel


Exclusive: Some EU Nations Still Want Valneva COVID-19 Vaccine Deal - Sources

By Matthias BlamontPARIS (Reuters) - Some EU countries still want Brussels to strike a deal to buy Valneva's COVID-19 vaccine candidate despite a...
Tags: Eu, Brussels, Matthias, Valneva, COVID


The looming crisis in Brussels that no one is talking about

She's been a fixture of life in Germany for almost 16 years. But now the political stability that the country has enjoyed for so long under Angela Merkel is coming to an end as she prepares to stand down as Chancellor.
Tags: Europe, News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Brussels


Euro Zone Sentiment Surges in April, Beats Expectations

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone economic sentiment surged in April as vaccination campaigns against the coronavirus gathered speed, with sharp gains...
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Analysis: The looming crisis in Brussels that no one is talking about

She's been a fixture of life in Germany for almost 16 years. But now the political stability that the country has enjoyed for so long under Angela Merkel is coming to an end as she prepares to stand down as Chancellor.
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The looming crisis in Brussels that no one is talking about

She's been a fixture of life in Germany for almost 16 years. But now the political stability that the country has enjoyed for so long under Angela Merkel is coming to an end as she prepares to stand down as Chancellor.
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Moscow is annoyed Eastern European governments no longer turn a blind eye to assassinations by 'Unit 29155'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made the government of Czechia unhappy. Reuters Russia is outraged at Czechia's expulsion of dozens of its "diplomats." Moscow plied Czechia with investments, hoping it would ignore assassinations, a source indicated. But prosecutors in Bulgaria said they were investigating explosions in Czechia. See more stories on Insider's business page. Moscow was surprised by the Czech government's aggressive response to the discovery of Russian intelli...
Tags: Europe, UK, News, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Berlin, Trends, Georgia, Eu, European Union, Ukraine, Analysis, Prague, Nato, Moscow, Bulgaria


Moscow is annoyed that East European governments no longer turn a blind eye to assassinations by 'Unit 29155'

Russia's President Putin has made the government of Czechia unhappy. Reuters Russia is outraged at Czechia's expulsion of dozens of its "diplomats." Moscow had plied Czechia with investments in the hope it would ignore assassinations allegedly conducted by its Unit 29155 agents, a source tells Insider. But prosecutors in Bulgaria today revealed they were investigating a string of killings and explosions that reach into Czechia. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mosc...
Tags: Europe, UK, News, Putin, Russia, Berlin, Trends, Georgia, Eu, European Union, Ukraine, Analysis, Czech Republic, Prague, Nato, Moscow


The Latest: EU to Hold Hearing in Case Against AstraZeneca

The European Union’s executive branch says the first hearing in its legal case against coronavirus vaccine-maker AstraZeneca will take place in a Brussels court on May 26.
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EU pivots to Pfizer with world's biggest Covid-19 vaccine deal as it sues AstraZeneca

The European Union is pivoting to the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus shot with a record agreement to buy up to 1.8 billion doses, as court proceedings in its lawsuit against another major vaccine maker, AstraZeneca, began in Brussels on Wednesday.
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EU Legal Case Against AstraZeneca Next Hearings Set for May 26

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Brussels court decided on Wednesday to hold two more hearings on May 26 in a legal case brought by the European Union...
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Brussels Bracing for Illegal Festival Amid Fears of Violence

Brussels prosecutor’s office have warned potential partygoers they should stay away from an unauthorized gathering planned this weekend in one of the city’s biggest parks.
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Golden Dawn MEP Ioannis Lagos arrested in Brussels

Former leader of neo-Nazi party convicted in absentia in 2020 faces extradition to AthensWhen the authorities caught up with Ioannis Lagos, they caught up with him fast. The MEP, once a feared leader of Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, has been arrested hours after he was stripped of his immunity as an elected member of the European parliament and told he would be extradited to Athens.Seized in his Brussels home on Tuesday, the convicted lawmaker had been sentenced to 13 years in absentia af...
Tags: Europe, Greece, World news, Athens, The far right, Golden Dawn party, Brussels, Nazi, Golden Dawn, Ioannis Lagos


European Parliament Set to Greenlight Post-Brexit Trade Deal

European Union lawmakers are set to formally ratify the post-Brexit deal between the EU and the United Kingdom amid ongoing tensions between London and Brussels over Northern Ireland trade rules.
Tags: London, Eu, European Union, United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Brussels, European Parliament, Greenlight Post Brexit Trade Deal


Continental Europe could allow US tourists back this summer

BRUSSELS (AP) — American tourists could soon be visiting continental Europe again, more than a year after the European Union restricted...
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EU in vaccine passport talks with US but not UK

Vaccinated Americans could be let into Europe this summer, while UK talking to member states such as GreeceCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe EU is at an advanced stage of talks with the US over mutually recognising vaccine passports to boost transatlantic tourism this summer, but Brussels is yet to open discussions with the British government.A spokesperson for the European commission said that while discussions had been held with US officials and the secretary of h...
Tags: Europe, UK, US, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, US news, European Commission, Brussels, Alejandro Mayorkas, Ursula von der Leyen, Coronavirus


European Commission takes legal action against AstraZeneca for breach of contracts

The European Commission is going to take legal action against the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for breaching the established contracts and not delivering the agreed doses. This was announced on Twitter by Stella Kyriakides, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, who pointed out that "every life counts." See more stories on Insider's business page. This is an automated machine translation of an article published by Business Insider in a different language. Machine transl...
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