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Weekly update: local elections, UK removed from Germany's high-risk list


EU citizens living in the UK are eligible to vote in local elections on 6 May. Registration takes about five minutes but must be done by 11:59pm on 19 April.

Cross drawn on paper. Photo: Ulrike Leone via Pixabay


From 18 April, Germany will no longer consider the UK a COVID-19 risk area, although the advice is still not to travel there. Further details were to still to follow as of 17 April.


Between 18-22 April, Glasgow Film’s April Short Circuit Film Club is featuring five award-winning shorts from interfilm Berlin’s programme, which can be rented for £2. Screenings will be accompanied by an event on 21 April to meet the filmmakers.


This year’s Green Talents competition is now open for applications from sustainability researchers. Applicants can join sustainability networks, gain access to Germany’s leading scientists, and become part of an international exchange on innovative green ideas. The application deadline is 19 May.


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