Increasing the tax-free sum that grandparents will pass on to grandchildren may be contentious, as it would only favour families that are rich enough to benefit from the initiative.
Almost all shops will be closed and religious services moved online during the five-day period amid surging virus rates but critics say the German government is operating with “tunnel vision.”
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"The virus is spreading across France at a speed that even the most pessimistic did not predict," said President Macron while conceding his government's failure to stop the second wave of cases.
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