The great Brazilian football star Pele received his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, calling it an “unforgettable day.” The 80-year-old Brazilian football great posted the news on his social media channels along with a picture of himself receiving the shot in his right arm.
Anja Kallenbach, 33 year old mother of two daughters, was named Miss Germany 2021 on Saturday evening after competing against 15 other finalists. There was no audience present for the event due to coronavirus restrictions, but the show was broadcast live over YouTube. The event carried the tagline: Empowering authentic women.
Argentina announced that it will port the first-ever LGBT+ cruise to Antarctica in December of 2022. The ten-night cruise will be organized by the LGBT+ travel company Vacaya on the ship Ponant Le Boréal. Guests will enjoy a one-night stay in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital city, before setting sail in Ushuaia, Argentina’s southernmost city.
In a landmark decision, a Chinese divorce court has ordered a husband to pay his wife more than US$7,700 in compensation for the housework she performed during five years of marriage.
Following the success of the £2 coin issued on behalf of the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands last year, Pobjoy Mint announced the new release of a 50 pence coin that bears a design reflecting the universal role of nurses and their nursing values.
Tom Moore, better known as Captain Tom died from COVID-19 on Tuesday morning, his family said. The 100-year-old World War II veteran became popular in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic.
Beer sales within Germany were down 5.5% in 2020 compared with the year before amid coronavirus pandemic restrictions the Federal Statistical Office has said. In total, German-based breweries and distributors sold 8.7 billion liters (2.3 billion gallons), according to official figures.
FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) will team up to promote the need for fair access to COVID-19 vaccines, treatments, and diagnostics, and to encourage people to keep practicing life-saving, everyday public health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and to protect health.
2020 was a year of substantial progress for the Dictionary of Falklands Biography website reports its administrators. The average number of hits recorded every day was 40, a yearly total exceeding 13,000.
The 1851 census noted Andreas Pintaluga as a gaucho. The son of Benito and Celestina he was born in Gibraltar in 1822.