The former head of the EU Foreign Minister Solana has coronavirus

The former head of the EU Foreign Minister Solana has coronavirus

Former European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs Javier Solana is being treated at a Madrid hospital for coronavirus, a source close to the Spanish politician said Saturday (14 March). “He tested positive and is evolving favourably,” the source told AFP, confirming a report in conservative newspaper ABC which said he had been hospitalised for the disease in the Spanish capital on Wednesday. In a tweet sent to a well-wisher, the former Spanish foreign minister said he was “getting better”. Solana, 77, served as NATO secretary-general from 1995 to 1999,…

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Football “mini-cities” offer a first-class green training ground

Football “mini-cities” offer a first-class green training ground

Stadiums are a great environment in which to trial sustainability measures because of the number of people who regularly attend sporting and entertainment events, according to those involved in their day-to-day running. Plastic-free football matches, ample bike-parking facilities, clean energy and water-recycling systems are just some of the environmental ideas football grounds around Europe are looking to roll out. Fans and the wider general public are more and more concerned with green issues – be they climate change, plastic litter or air pollution – and sport is looking to tap…

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