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More French schools closed after virus cases detected

More French schools closed after virus cases detected

More French schools have closed after multiple students tested positive for Covid-19 while a further 2,100 individual classes have also been called off, Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer said today.

Millions return to school in Italy after virus closure

Millions return to school in Italy after virus closure

Millions of Italian children returned to the classroom today as most schools reopened more than six months after they were closed to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

Emergency Brexit talks as EU explores UK plan to break divorce treaty

Emergency Brexit talks as EU explores UK plan to break divorce treaty

Britain and the European Union will hold emergency talks today over Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to undercut parts of the Brexit divorce treaty, a step Brussels has warned could scupper any chance of a trade deal...

QNL takes part in Europe’s first virtual Arabic book fair

QNL takes part in Europe’s first virtual Arabic book fair

Qatar National Library (QNL) is participating in Europe’s first Arabic book fair, held via the European virtual platform specialising in Arabic book exhibits with 2D and 3D.

As UK leaves EU, who will emerge as winners in Europe’s gas hubs?

As UK leaves EU, who will emerge as winners in Europe’s gas hubs?

Gas hubs are places where an exchange of ownership of gas takes place. They require a transparent pricing mechanism plus pipeline networks and storage sites that allow supplies to be traded ...

Risk of Covid-19 plastic trash pile-up worries Europe

Risk of Covid-19 plastic trash pile-up worries Europe

Concerns are rising across Europe that the coronavirus-induced slump in oil prices could knock demand for recycled plastics but data is still patchy on how the pandemic has affected the amount of trash piling up ...

Europe’s climate laggard plans green revolution with oil company

Europe’s climate laggard plans green revolution with oil company

The European Union’s most coal-reliant country has a controversial new strategy for its €400bn ($456bn) green push: bulk up the Polish state oil company and let it lead the transformation.

Manchester City's European ban quashed on appeal

Manchester City's European ban quashed on appeal

Manchester City will be free to play Champions League football next season after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) lifted a two-season ban from European competitions imposed by UEFA on Monday.

US heads into Independence Day besieged by virus, Europe reopens

US heads into Independence Day besieged by virus, Europe reopens

Another record number of coronavirus cases overshadowed the start of America's Independence Day weekend Friday as the surge in infections prompted Britain to blacklist travelers from the US, intensifying its isolation.

China virus cluster grows; European borders reopen

China virus cluster grows; European borders reopen

China reported dozens of new coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day on Monday as a growing cluster of infections stoked fears of a second wave, while more borders were opened in Europe ...

Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

Italy reopens to travellers from Europe on Wednesday, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes pinned on reviving the key tourism industry as the summer season begins.

Formula One unveils 8-race schedule in Europe from July 5

Formula One unveils 8-race schedule in Europe from July 5

The Austrian Grand Prix on July 5 will start the Formula One season delayed by the coronavirus outbreak with a further seven European races also confirmed by organisers on Tuesday.