Engelbert Lütke Daldrup, head of Berlin’s airports, said because COVID-19 measures like social distancing complicate procedures like going through security, it will be necessary to keep both Tegel and Schönefeld Airports open to handle the expected bump in passenger numbers.
Sam Robinson, 34, lives in London and has been here through the coronavirus crisis, which has hit the UK especially hard. The audio producer talks about how moving to a new home during the “new normal” illustrates how different his life is nowadays.
Our latest Wednesday 3 p.m. story comes from thousands of miles away. In “All Day Long,” Los Angeles writer Elle Johnson reflects on the day-to-day social media challenges during the coronavirus pandemic. This piece originally aired on April 22, 2020.
Anja Medved lives in a small town in Slovenia on the Italian border. The 50-year-old documentary filmmaker knows a lot about a good glass of wine, as her partner has a small vineyard where they sell bottles of red and white. The pandemic hasn’t affected Anja as much as some, and she feels positive changes are on the horizon.
Restaurants and cafes are back open in Berlin, but how has the pandemic changed the experience of dining out? And protests against coronavirus-related restrictions, so-called “hygiene demonstrations,” are gaining attention across the country. Who are these protesters and what are they asking for?
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.