Does any other country have a royal yacht?
— The Queen of Denmark uses HDMY Dannebrog, a 260ft vessel built in 1932 to replace a paddle steamer of the same name.
— The Dutch royal family own a 50ft 1950s yacht, De Groene Draeck, used only locally.
— King Harald V of Norway has the use of HNoMY Norge, a 264ft vessel originally built for aircraft manufacturer Thomas Sopwith in 1937 and bought by the Norwegian people for their royal family after the second world war. It was restored following a serious fire in 1985.
— King Mohammed VI of Morocco owns El Boughaz I, a 133ft yacht built for a private American owner in 1930 and originally called the Black Douglas.
Covid death counts
Is the UK still near the top of chart for Covid deaths? Worst 20 countries (deaths per million residents since pandemic started):
N. Macedonia: 2,628
Czech Republic: 2,822
Uefa threatened to take the Euros final away from Wembley and stage it in Budapest unless the government allows 2,500 officials and VIPs to travel without quarantine. The tournament is being held across 11 stadiums. Who’s got the biggest capacity (without Covid restrictions)?
Stadio Olimpico, Rome: 70,600
Allianz Arena, Munich: 70,000
Olympic Stadium, Baku: 68,700
Krestovsky Stadium, St Petersburg: 68,100
La Cartuja, Seville: 60,000
Puskas Arena, Budapest: 56,000
National Arena, Bucharest: 55,600
Johan Cruyff Arena, Amsterdam: 55,000
Hampden Park, Glasgow: 51,900
Parken Stadium, Copenhagen: 38,100
Is the airline industry recovering from Covid? Seven-day moving average of flights:
20 June 2021: 86,379
20 June 2020: 46,731
20 June 2019: 122,285
The number of flights was lowest on 22 April 2020, when the seven-day average was 27,997 (compared with 112,311 on the same day in 2019).
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