Good morning! In order to counter the ‘plastic soup’ in the oceans, plastic cups are not allowed to be sold in the Netherlands as of today. And the riders in the Tour go to the mountains for the first time.
The day starts dry and with lots of sun. It‘s about 22 to 26 degrees. From the southwest, clouds are gradually increasing and rain and thunderstorms follow in the afternoon and evening. Sunday and early next week, it’s also changeable, but less hot.
Are you going on the road? Here you can find the overview of the work. Check the track timetable here.
What can you expect today?
What did you miss?
Two hundred U.S. companies have fallen victim to a major ransomware attack. It seems that the Russian-affiliated Revil group is behind the attack, says security company Huntress Labs. The same group is held responsible by the FBI for the attack on Brazilian meat processor JBS two months ago.
In such a hostage software attack, computer systems are shut down by criminals until the affected company pays a ransom. Presumably, the attack has begun at Kaseya, a company that provides IT management software.
Other news from the night:
And then this:
The tightnessing of the labour market is affecting more and more professions, according to an analysis by DecceIT based on UWV figures. In addition to the well-known scarcity of machine mechanics and nurses, there is now a shortage of gardeners, career advisers, receptionists and vendors.
On this map you can see where there is demand for the different professions at the beginning of 2021:
Every day we talk to you in a video about everything you need to know about the 2021 European Football Championships today: the cracker Belgium-Italy and surprise Switzerland against Spain: