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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.

Greece to build new camps after migrant surge: minister

Greece to build new camps after migrant surge: minister

Greece plans to build two new temporary camps to house hundreds of additional asylum seekers who arrived after a surge enabled by Turkey, the migration minister said Saturday.

Europe 'panicking' over India's pharmaceutical export curbs: industry group

Europe 'panicking' over India's pharmaceutical export curbs: industry group

India's top pharmaceuticals export group said a government curb on some drug exports as the coronavirus outbreak spreads has caused panic in Europe and will ‘severely impact’ businesses in the sector.

Cyprus fears migrant influx from Turkey

Cyprus fears migrant influx from Turkey

Cyprus' president said Tuesday his country fears a migratory influx after Ankara allowed refugees to leave for the European Union and people massed on the Turkish-Greek border.

Europe can win global battle for industrial data, EU industry chief says

Europe can win global battle for industrial data, EU industry chief says

Europe may have lost the battle to create digital champions capable of taking on US and Chinese companies harvesting personal data, but it can win the war of industrial data, Europe's industry policy chief said ...

Chinese tourist in France becomes Europe's first coronavirus death

Chinese tourist in France becomes Europe's first coronavirus death

An 80-year-old Chinese tourist infected with the coronavirus has died in France, Paris said on Saturday, becoming the first fatality in Europe and the fourth outside mainland China ...

Storm Ciara lashes Europe, disrupts travel

Storm Ciara lashes Europe, disrupts travel

Hundreds of flights and train services were cancelled across northwest Europe on Monday as Storm Ciara swept in packing powerful winds after lashing Britain and Ireland ...

Europe will face terror threat if Tripoli govt falls: Erdogan

Europe will face terror threat if Tripoli govt falls: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Europe it could face new threats from terrorist organisations if Libya's UN-recognised government in Tripoli were to fall, in an article published in Politico ...

Europe marks 40th anniversary of first Ariane rocket launch

Europe marks 40th anniversary of first Ariane rocket launch

The first Ariane space rocket lifted off over the forests of French Guiana 40 years ago, enabling Europe to at last take its place as an independent player in the international race for space.

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

The death toll from a storm that battered Spain, Portugal and France rose to eight on Saturday as the region braced for more violent winds and heavy rain.