Travellers arriving at Heathrow are being forced to queue for up to six hours due to coronavirus checks at the border, an airport executive said.Chief solutions officer Chris Garton told MPs that “the situation is becoming untenable” and the police have been forced to step in.Giving evidence to the Commons Transport Select Committee, he explained that wait times in recent days have typically been “well in excess of two hours and up to six hours”.He said: “We’re starting to see disruption in some of the arriving passengers.
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US intelligence agencies still do not know “exactly where, when or how Covid-19 virus was transmitted initially” in China but remain focused on two primary theories, that “it emerged naturally from human contact with infected animals or it was a laboratory accident,” the Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said.
COVID-19 cases continued to surge in the country and the preparations are underway at Delhi airport to fight the 2nd wave. Delhi Airport CEO, Videh Kumar Jaipuriar said, "Air travel is still the safest. Passengers have to follow COVID-19 appropriate behaviour. To measure effectiveness of sanitisation of different surfaces, we have a machine called 'Luminometer', it measures the amount of ATP (an enzyme found in any living matter) on any surface. If virus/bacteria load on a surface is high it'll show up. We've ensured that the double-filtered fresh air is introduced inside the Terminal-3 every 10 minutes. Disinfection of surfaces is being done using UV technology." The COVID-19 precautionary measures were followed at the airport. Passengers followed social distancing, wore masks to combat spread of the virus.
After years of delay, renovation works for the iconic Budapest bridge connecting the Buda and Pest parts of the Hungarian capital, have finally started.The project is expected to cost around 51 million euros and to cause some disruption to the capital's residents.
Opposition mayors in Eastern Europe are raising their voices against corruption and populism. We take a look at Hungary where they're accusing the central government of deliberate financial cuts to opposition-led municipalities.
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