After having ‘flattened the curve’ in May, European nations are witnessing the second wave of COVID-19 infections. Most countries are tightening curbs.
The European Union said the hotel and restaurant industry suffered a jaw-dropping 79.3 percent decline in production between February and April. Try bouncing back from that.
Even countries that avoided severe outbreaks during Europe's first wave of contagion in the spring have watched their case numbers surge, with Germany's death toll passing 10,000 on Saturday.
The WHO's Europe region, which includes Russia, has recorded up to 8,500 deaths in the past week - and half the countries have seen a 50 percent rise in cases, Mike Ryan, the body's top emergency expert, told a news conference.
Europe’s top aviation regulator said Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft could be able to return to flying in the region before the end of 2020 even as some of the additional upgrades the agency has asked for, will not be ready for two more years.
The imposition of a curfew in several major cities underscored a difficult choice: further dampening the economy or risking more lives.
France imposed a curfew on Paris and other major cities, and other countries are taking similar steps as record caseloads fill hospitals and governments try to respond without lockdowns.
Bars and pubs were among the first to shut or face earlier closing in the new lockdowns, but now the surging infection rates are also testing governments' resolve to keep schools open and non-COVID medical care going.
According to ForwardKeys, a company which analyses the tourism market, airlines trimmed fares from Britain, France, Germany and the Netherlands to destinations in southern Europe by 15 percent in August compared with the same period last year. In a study released on Thursday it found that prices on some routes were down by more than one third.
The tests are administered by health authorities at the airports and included in ticket prices. If they prove popular and safe, these antigen-tested flights will be expanded to more domestic, and later international, routes, the airline said.
As world leaders struggle to adopt coordinated and effective climate policies, the choices made by oil companies may be critical.
JPMorgan Chase & Co and Bank of New York Mellon Corp on Monday fell 3.1% and 4.0%, respectively, while HSBC Holdings Plc and Standard Chartered Plc hit 25-year-lows on reports that they and others moved funds despite red flags about the origins of the money.
For China’s leader, Xi Jinping, a lasting shift in European views poses an enormous challenge.
Having abandoned hopes of eradicating the virus or developing a vaccine within weeks, Europeans have largely gone back to work and school,
As the rapid pace of change mixes with national security issues, Europe’s role as a global regulator is increasingly tested — and may not be enough
Here are some of the highlights of the most compelling images in Europe and Africa this week.
Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum are the two most saved locations on Google Maps
Perhaps nowhere outside the US is America's bungled virus response viewed with more consternation than in Italy, which was ground zero of Europe's epidemic.
India's first report on the genome of SARS-CoV-2 indicates that the lockdown imposed by the government between March and May has worked.
European countries started opening up to each other's tourists in mid-June, but recent events have shown that the new freedom to travel is subject to setbacks.
The coronavirus exposed European countries’ misplaced confidence in faulty models, bureaucratic busywork and their own wealth.
The company, which had distribution rights to the films Scary Movie 5 and Parker in Germany, had asked YouTube and Google to provide the email addresses, telephone numbers and IP addresses of users who had uploaded those films illegally onto YouTube in 2013 and 2014.
Scheduled international passenger flights remain suspended in India since March 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“With air traffic not expected to recover to pre-COVID levels before 2023 and potentially as late as 2025, Airbus now needs to take additional measures,” the company said in a statement.
The regulatory agency says it was granting a conditional marketing authorization for remdesivir to be used in treating adults and adolescents older than 12 with pneumonia who require oxygen.