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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.

US, Europe deflation provides Qatar energy industry opportunity to raise funds at cheaper rates: KPMG

US, Europe deflation provides Qatar energy industry opportunity to raise funds at cheaper rates: KPMG

Deflation in major economies like the US and Europe provides a unique opportunity for Qatar’s oil and gas industry to raise funds at cheaper interest rates to finance capital expansion plans, a new report has shown.

Beaches and football as Europe relaxes virus restrictions

Beaches and football as Europe relaxes virus restrictions

Beaches in France and Italy were open Saturday for the first weekend since the easing of coronavirus lockdowns while football fans awaited the return of major league action ...

Europe braces for reopening despite fears of virus 2nd wave

Europe braces for reopening despite fears of virus 2nd wave

Millions of people in France and Spain counted down to the relaxation of strict coronavirus lockdowns on Monday, hopes of release from their homes laced with fears of a second wave of a pandemic ...

Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as virus hopes rise

Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as virus hopes rise

Europe on Sunday prepared for a further cautious easing of coronavirus restrictions following signs the pandemic may be slowing, after Spaniards flocked to the streets to jog, cycle and rollerskate ...

Europe's virus toll tops 100,000 as protests spread in US

Europe's virus toll tops 100,000 as protests spread in US

Coronavirus deaths surged past 100,000 in hardest-hit Europe on Saturday as hundreds of Americans frustrated by lockdown orders and egged on by President Donald Trump staged protests in several US cities.

Britain set for 66,000 COVID-19 deaths, most in Europe: study

Britain set for 66,000 COVID-19 deaths, most in Europe: study

Britain could see as many as 66,000 COVID-19 deaths during the first wave of the current pandemic, new research showed Tuesday, making the outbreak there by far the deadliest in Europe.

UK set to follow Europe in banning large events as virus toll jumps

UK set to follow Europe in banning large events as virus toll jumps

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to follow other European countries in banning mass gatherings, media reported Saturday as the country registered a jump in its number of coronavirus cases and deaths.

Trump stops flights from Europe, global alarm over coronavirus spreads

Trump stops flights from Europe, global alarm over coronavirus spreads

Travellers scrambled to rebook flights and markets reeled on Thursday after US President Donald Trump imposed sweeping restrictions on travel from Europe, hitting battered airlines and heightening global alarm ...

Coronavirus to drive European airline industry shakeout

Coronavirus to drive European airline industry shakeout

The coronavirus will accelerate a Darwinian shakeout in Europe's overcrowded airline industry that ultimately benefits Ryanair and British Airways owner IAG, industry experts predict.