Europe begins vaccine roll-out as new virus strain spreads fears

Europe begins vaccine roll-out as new virus strain spreads fears

Several EU nations were set to begin vaccinating their most vulnerable groups Sunday as a new coronavirus variant spread internationally and the WHO warned the current pandemic will not be the last

Atmosphere tense for UK passengers held at German airports

Atmosphere tense for UK passengers held at German airports

"Please help us leave!" says a woman in a video shared online, one of dozens of passengers from Britain stranded in German airports on Sunday night.

England, Italy brace for Christmas lockdowns as Europe battles virus surge

England, Italy brace for Christmas lockdowns as Europe battles virus surge

Millions of people in England and Italy will celebrate Christmas under tough new coronavirus restrictions as Europe battles a winter surge including a more infectious new strain.

Europe Covid death toll set to pass 300,000 as winter looms and infections surge

Europe Covid death toll set to pass 300,000 as winter looms and infections surge

The Covid-19 death toll in Europe is set to pass 300,000, according to a Reuters tally on Tuesday, and authorities fear that despite hopes for a new vaccine, fatalities and infections will continue to rise as the region heads into winter.

Europe's coronavirus infections top 11 million

Europe's coronavirus infections top 11 million

Europe passed a grim milestone Tuesday after reporting more than 11 million coronavirus cases, as Austria and Greece became the latest countries on the continent to impose shutdowns.

Europe may see 'several' waves of Covid-19: experts

Europe may see 'several' waves of Covid-19: experts

Europe risks being hit with further waves of coronavirus infections next year, France's scientific council has warned, as the continent scrambles to cope with a second deadly spike in Covid-19 cases.

Europe battles to contain virus second wave as global cases top 30mn

Europe battles to contain virus second wave as global cases top 30mn

A host of European countries imposed new local restrictions Friday to reduce spiralling new cases of coronavirus.

EU seeks reinstated curbs due to virus 'resurgence'

EU seeks reinstated curbs due to virus 'resurgence'

The EU's health agency Monday urged countries seeing an increase in cases of Covid-19 to reinstate some curbs, warning of a resurgence of cases in parts of Europe.

WHO worries over Europe virus cases as nations tighten curbs

WHO worries over Europe virus cases as nations tighten curbs

The World Health Organization Friday expressed concern over a coronavirus resurgence in Europe as Britain and Austria tightened restrictions and China stepped up testing.

EU meets on virus rescue plan as India passes one million cases

EU meets on virus rescue plan as India passes one million cases

EU leaders met face to face Friday to try to rescue Europe's economy from the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic, as India became the third country to record one million cases after the United States and Brazil.

Fearing second Covid-19 wave, Europe aims to train "army" of medics

Fearing second Covid-19 wave, Europe aims to train "army" of medics

Europeans are enjoying the gradual easing of coronavirus lockdown measures, but in hospitals they are already preparing for the next wave of infections.