A brief tour of the news broadcast by European television channels on Friday 8 October.
Czech voters have two days to go and vote for the legislative elections. Participation will be closely scrutinized. The country’s economy, hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, immigration and corruption are the main themes addressed during the election campaign. The big favorite of these legislative elections is the outgoing Prime Minister Andrej Babis. Conservative, populist and billionaire, he is aiming for a second term despite his trouble with the law.
In London (United Kingdom), an initiative for the most deprived. Buses, intended for the homeless, are equipped with a brand new care device. They will have access to a doctor, a dentist, a hairdresser and there are also showers. The number of homeless people has increased a lot with the Covid-19 epidemic. 130,000 people are said to have fallen into precariousness.
Closed for a year and a half in Catalonia or the Balearics, nightclubs can, since Thursday, welcome the public with a health pass and a maximum level of 75%. This long-awaited reopening does not yet concern all regions of Spain.