France gave local governments the power on Friday to make the wearing of face masks compulsory in public, and a mandate was imposed in the … Read more
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday postponed a Sept. 6 election for seats in the city legislature for a year because of a spike … Read more
There is no “zero risk” strategy for countries easing international travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and essential travel for emergencies should remain the priority, … Read more
Poland reported its highest number of new daily coronavirus cases since the global pandemic started for the second day in a row on Friday, with … Read more
Germany will force people returning from three Spanish regions, including Catalonia – home to Barcelona – to go into quarantine or take a coronavirus test, … Read more
AstraZeneca has been granted protection from future product liability claims related to its COVID-19 vaccine hopeful by most of the countries it has so far … Read more
Spain on Thursday reported the biggest daily jump in new coronavirus cases since its lockdown ended, topping more than 1,000 infections for the second day … Read more
Jet2 has warned some of its customers in Spain that they should return to the UK earlier than planned or risk having to make their … Read more
Protesters set up tents on a major crossroad and in front of the government building on Thursday, vowing to keep the center of the Bulgarian … Read more
Young people letting down their guard to enjoy the summer holidays are partly driving a spike in new COVID-19 cases in some countries, the World … Read more
The UK government reimposed quarantine rules for travellers arriving from Luxembourg on Thursday after a spike in coronavirus cases there.
Britons have been given just … Read more
The Maltese Ministry of Health has announced a number of restrictive measures in relation to mass events after a spike in COVID-19 cases in the … Read more
A special prosecutor has launched criminal proceedings as part of an investigation of a meeting between the head of FIFA and Switzerland’s Attorney General Michael … Read more
Spikes in novel coronavirus infections in Asia have dispelled any notion the region may be over the worst, with Australia and India reporting record daily … Read more
The number of infections from the new coronavirus in Iran has reached 301,530, according to official Health Ministry figures announced on state TV on Thursday.… Read more
Britain’s AstraZeneca said on Thursday that good data was coming in so far on its vaccine for COVID-19, already in large-scale human trials and widely … Read more
India on Thursday reported more than 50,000 daily coronavirus cases for the first time, driven by a surge in infections in rural areas at a … Read more
The United Kingdom suffered the highest rate of excess deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic in a comparison of 21 European countries, an analysis from Britain’s … Read more
Ukraine reported a record daily high of 1,197 new coronavirus cases on July 29, the country’s council of security and defence said on Thursday.
The … Read more
The German economy contracted at its steepest rate on record in the second quarter as consumer spending, company investment and exports all collapsed during the … Read more
UPDATED: Poland reports highest daily rise in coronavirus cases, expecting “high numbers” in coming days
Poland reported its highest daily rise in coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic on Thursday, with 615 new infections, according to the health … Read more
Britain could impose quarantine measures on people arriving from certain countries within days, health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday, without specifying which countries.
Asked … Read more
Poland may reinstate quarantine for people coming back from some countries, government spokesman Piotr Muller said on Thursday.
“We are considering introducing a quarantine for … Read more
Self-isolation period in England ‘to be extended to 10 days’, concern over second wave of coronavirus infections in Europe
People with coronavirus symptoms in England will be told to self-isolate for 10 days instead of seven, according to reports.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is … Read more
Berlin’s Tegel airport began large scale coronavirus testing, as airports across Germany prepared for the advent of free, compulsory testing for many passengers from next … Read more
German police are said to have uncovered a hidden cellar at a former home of the suspect in the Madeleine McCann case.
In a third … Read more
The U.S. military unveiled plans to withdraw about 12,000 troops from Germany, in fallout from President Donald Trump’s long-simmering feud with Berlin but said it … Read more
Australia recorded its worst day in the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday as the country’s second-most populous state reported more than 700 new infections and 13 … Read more
One person in the United States died about every minute from COVID-19 on Wednesday as the national death toll surpassed 150,000, the highest in the … Read more
A reported 43 migrants have been transferred from an overcrowded hotspot in Lampedusa to a hosting facility in Palermo, officials said Tuesday.
The migrants on … Read more
The Cyprus health ministry on Tuesday clarified that authorities will only accept coronavirus test certificates from passengers arriving from the UK if they include the … Read more
The BBC reports that while there is concern about travelling around Europe at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has ruined many plans for the … Read more
World Health Organization official on Tuesday described the COVID-19 pandemic as “one big wave” and warned against complacency in the northern hemisphere summer since the … Read more
Italy’s upper house of parliament approved on Tuesday a request by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to extend until Oct. 15 a state of emergency, expanding … Read more
The UK – having imposed new restrictions on those returning from Spain, and previously introduced its first local lockdown in Leicester – is far from … Read more
Global air traffic will not return to pre-coronavirus levels until at least 2024, a year later than previously anticipated, the International Air Transport Association (IATA)
Phantom of the Opera, London’s second-longest-running musical, has been forced to close permanently on the West End, the show’s producer has announced.
The show, which … Read more
Sixty-five migrants who were in a group of 94 people rescued at sea and brought to Malta on Monday have tested positive for COVID-19, Malta… Read more
The World Health Organization on Tuesday warned against complacency about new coronavirus transmission in the northern hemisphere summer, saying that this virus did not behave … Read more
German police are currently carrying a search in a garden near the German city of Hannover.
The search is being carried in connection with the … Read more
Net News and Reuters are reporting that 94 migrants were rescued and brought to shore by the Armed Forces of Malta.
This group … Read more
Countries around Asia are confronting a second wave of coronavirus infections and are clamping down again to try to contain the disease, with Australia recording … Read more
The new coronavirus pandemic that has infected more than 16 million people is easily the worst global health emergency the World Health Organization (WHO) has … Read more
Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Monday it had thwarted a planned militant attack in Moscow and shot dead an unnamed man it said … Read more
Britain is watching coronavirus cases in Germany and France closely and continuously reviewing the situation in popular holiday destinations, a junior health minister said on … Read more
Russia reported 5,635 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, its lowest daily rise since April 23, pushing its national tally to 818,120, the … Read more
Spain’s Catalonia may take stricter measures to limit coronavirus contagion if situation does not improve in the next 10 days, regional leader Quim Torra said … Read more