After being stuck at home for seven weeks, Anthony Martin and his family now have a little freedom to move around in their Barcelona neighborhood. While grateful for his family’s safety, the 55-year-old American real estate agent has already noticed changes in the rental market in his city now that tourists aren’t visiting.
Michaela Tomberger lives in the scenic Austrian alpine town of Kitzbühel. The 47-year-old Austrian loves skiing, which ended early this year due to the pandemic. But a far more important part of her life is missing at the moment.
In this edition of Leitmotifs, opera singer Fredrika Brillembourg talks with conductor Donald Runnicles. He is the general musical director of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and music director of the Grand Teton Music Festival in Jackson, Wyoming.
The three economists who authored the study predicted Berlin’s new airport might need at least 1.5 billion euros more in public funding until 2023 to avoid insolvency, findings that have been rejected by airport head Engelbert Lütke Daldrup.