Coronavirus brought Belgium its deadliest April since World War Two last month, according to a new study as the country begins slowly to lift lockdown … Read more
Britain should set up “travel bubbles” with low-risk countries to allow the movement of people, instead of bringing in new coronavirus quarantine rules when flights … Read more
Loss of taste and smell are being added to the official list of symptoms for COVID-19.
Medically known as anosmia, this will now be included … Read more
Russia has reported 8,926 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, pushing its nationwide case tally to 290,678.
The daily rise in cases … Read more
Libya’s internationally-recognised government says it has captured the strategic al-Watiya airbase from fighters loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar.
Military spokesman Mohamed Gnunu said … Read more
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will present a new Franco-German initiative later on Monday, Macron’s office said in a surprise statement.… Read more
More than 100 countries, including 50 African nations and all European Union member states, are backing a resolution calling for an independent probe into the … Read more
Plans are in place to roll out a COVID-19 vaccine to 30 million people by September if trials are successful, Business Secretary Alok Sharma has … Read more
Western mercenaries linked with two Dubai-based companies arrived in Libya with plans to assist forces loyal to eastern-based military commander Khalifa Haftar in their year-long … Read more
Shops, restaurants and hair salons prepared to reopen in Italy on Monday as the government further eased one of the world’s strictest coronavirus lockdowns, saying … Read more
Speaking on Sunday after the Regina Caeli prayer, Pope Francis said “tomorrow (Monday) will be the centenary of the birth of Saint John Paul II, … Read more
An additional 483 coronavirus patients in France have died over the past 24 hours, the National Health Agency confirmed Sunday, bringing the total death toll … Read more
The new Decreto on reopenings is described as one where Italian can return to an “almost normal” life. This however, requires elements of self discipline … Read more
The world needs to adapt to living with the coronavirus and cannot wait to be saved by a vaccine. This is the sentiment which served … Read more
The British government is considering a plan for a “bad bank” that would hold stakes in bailed-out businesses that many fear could fail during the … Read more
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented his new unity government to parliament on Sunday, ending more than a year of political deadlock as he prepares … Read more
British Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove said on Sunday that there was a trade deal to be done with the European Union, but it would … Read more
Coronavirus may be going undetected in one in four people with symptoms, because they exhibit signs of the virus other than a persistent cough or … Read more
New research has bolstered the hypothesis that summer’s heat, humidity, abundant sunshine and opportunities for people to get outside should combine to inhibit – though … Read more
Video conferencing service Zoom is down after users reported experiencing audio and video problems.
The Independent (UK) reports that thousands of people have reported problems … Read more
Russia reported 9,709 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, a rise from 9,200 new cases reported the previous day.
Russia’s coronavirus taskforce … Read more
Spain’s daily death toll from the coronavirus was 87 on Sunday, the health ministry said, dropping below 100 for the first time in two months.… Read more
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he understands that people will “feel frustrated” by some of the government’s new coronavirus rules as parts of the … Read more
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and its Dutch Members NPO, NOS and AVROTROS have reached an agreement to stage the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in … Read more
Shelling killed two people on Saturday, the emergency services said, at a displaced people’s shelter in a part of the Libyan capital Tripoli that has … Read more
Dr. Zhong Nanshan, the top respiratory authority in China, says the country still faces a “big challenge” of a potential second wave of Covid-19 infections.… Read more
A nine-year-old boy from Marseille is reported to have died of Kawasaki disease, the mysterious inflammatory syndrome linked to coronavirus.
The boy is believed to … Read more
As expected Germany’s Bundesliga attract new armchair fans around the world this weekend when it became the first of Europe’s major soccer leagues to resume … Read more
Greeks flocked to the seaside on Saturday when more than 500 beaches reopened, as the country sought to walk the fine line between protecting people … Read more
One of the world’s most wanted fugitives Félicien Kabuga, who is alleged to have been a leading figure in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi … Read more
The European Parliament on Friday urged the European Commission to set up a €2 trillion investment package to tackle the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic … Read more
230 children in Europe affected and two died from new life-threatening inflammatory syndrome linked to Covid-19
A new life-threatening inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 has affected 230 children in Europe and killed two so far this year, a regional health body … Read more
Ireland will begin the partial and gradual reopening of its economy as planned from Monday, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday, calling for increased … Read more
As Wuhan, the Chinese city where the COVID-19 pandemic began, revs up a massive testing campaign, some residents crowding the test centres expressed concern on … Read more
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday narrowly approved a $3 trillion bill crafted by Democrats to provide more aid for battling the coronavirus and … Read more
The long winding road to Brexit got bumpier during this week. While as Euronews points out, “the EU-UK trade talks were never going to … Read more
The US is upping military pressure on China amid increased tensions over the South China Sea and accusing Beijing of seeking to leverage the coronavirus … Read more
European countries should brace themselves for a deadly second wave of coronavirus infections because the pandemic is not over, the World Health Organisation’s top official … Read more
Spain’s death toll from coronavirus registered its lowest increase since Monday as health authorities registered 138 new fatalities on Friday, the health ministry reported.
The … Read more
More and more migrants are crossing, Europe is closing its ports and no humanitarian ships are carrying out rescues. As the coronavirus pandemic dominates headlines, … Read more
UNAIDS, the UN agency fighting against the deadly HIV/AIDS virus, has initiated a petition from global leaders requesting that when a successful COVID-19 vaccine is … Read more
Doctors in northern Italy, one of the areas hardest hit by the new coronavirus, and in France have reported spikes in cases of a rare … Read more
It will be “months not weeks” before there is a return to normal travel within the European Union, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar told parliament … Read more
China’s Wuhan said on Friday it has tested over 3 million of its 11 million citizens for the coronavirus, as it seeks to test all … Read more
Brazil and Mexico on Thursday reported a record one-day rise in new coronavirus cases, just as leaders of both countries intensified attempts to reopen their … Read more
Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia opened their borders to each other at the stroke of midnight, creating the first “travel bubble” within the European Union in … Read more