Bulgaria re-opens night clubs as virus infection cases surge Jul 13, 2020 0 670 12345 SOFIA: Night clubs and discos in Bulgaria will be allowed to re-open, the health ministry announced on Sunday, just three days after ordering all inside bars shut and despite a continuing rise in coronavirus cases in the country.A health ministry order said that starting Monday all discos, piano bars, night clubs and bars can re-open provided that they let in no more than one person per square metre in their inside and open-air spaces.The venues were ordered shut on Thursday after a surge in infections with the novel coronavirus, with open-air places allowed to operate at half their usual capacity. (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES Polarised Poles vote in tight presidential election Jul 13, 2020 0 686 US presses again for school reopening despite virus risks Jul 13, 2020 0 2058 Trump finally dons mask as global infections gather pace Jul 13, 2020 0 989 Berlin grants clubs €81,000 lifeline BERLIN: Berlin’s clubs and concert halls, closed for four months due to the coronavirus, have received an average of 81,000 euros each in aid from the city, according to figures published on Sunday by the daily .. UK Labour joins Facebook ad boycott over hateful content AFP London Britain’s main opposition Labour party said on Sunday it has joined a Facebook advertising boycott over allegations that the social network has failed to sufficiently curb hateful content. Hundreds of .. Britain, France agree joint unit to fight migrant traffickers AFP Calais The interior ministers of France and Britain on Sunday signed an agreement creating a new joint police intelligence unit to combat migrant traffickers and reduce the “unsustainable” numbers crossing the .. COVID-19 cases on sharp rise since start of July: AFP tally AFP Paris The coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more than 565,000 people out of nearly 13 million registered cases worldwide, has been accelerating sharply since the start of July, according to a count carried out .. Spain’s Catalonia orders reconfinement of Lerida residents as virus cases spike AFP Madrid The government of Spain’s Catalonia region on Sunday ordered residents in and around the northeastern town of Lerida to go back into home confinement as cases of coronavirus spiked. “The people must stay at .. Top US health official wants ‘everything on the table’ to contain virus WASHINGTON: A top US health official said on Sunday that with deaths from COVID-19 expected to continue rising in coming weeks, “everything should be on the table,” including renewed lockdowns in hard-hit states. ..