COVID-19: Worried Vienna residents flock to Plague Column to ask for protection

COVID-19: Worried Vienna residents flock to Plague Column to ask for protection

Vienna's Plague Column, erected after the Great Plague of 1679, has become a site of pilgrimage as the country battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
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'Get your knee off our necks!': George Floyd mourned in Minneapolis

'Get your knee off our necks!': George Floyd mourned in Minneapolis

Attendees at the first of several funerals to be held across the US for George Floyd stood in silence for 8 minutes, 46 seconds, the amount of time Floyd was alleged to be on the ground under the control of police.
Coronavirus: How COVID-19 is hitting smaller English football clubs hardest

Coronavirus: How COVID-19 is hitting smaller English football clubs hardest

With football currently shut down and no money coming in from gate receipts, there are fears that scores of clubs could go out of business due to expensive wage bills and outstanding transfer payments.
World Environment Day: UN calls for more action despite progress made after the coronavirus pandemic

World Environment Day: UN calls for more action despite progress made after the coronavirus pandemic

Carbon emissions dropped worldwide in the first four months of the year amid the coronavirus pandemic, but more has to be done to address environmental issues, the UN says after launching the "Race to Zero" campaign.
How to dodge cybercriminals & hackers during the COVID-19 pandemic

How to dodge cybercriminals & hackers during the COVID-19 pandemic

As the number of worldwide internet users continues to rise, so too is the amount of cybercrime.
UAE authorities tackle rising cybercrime during COVID-19 pandemic

UAE authorities tackle rising cybercrime during COVID-19 pandemic

Big Data, blockchain and the Internet of things (IoT) have positively disrupted many Middle East and North African societies, economies and industries in recent years. However, with these technological advancements have come greater security risks.
Russia oil spill: Putin declares state of emergency over pollution in Arctic Circle

Russia oil spill: Putin declares state of emergency over pollution in Arctic Circle

More than 20,000 tonnes of diesel oil have leaked into two rivers in the Russian northeast.
Which European countries have opened their borders ahead of the summer holiday season?

Which European countries have opened their borders ahead of the summer holiday season?

Want to make plans for the summer? Different countries across Europe are lifting their restrictions at different times. Here's what we currently know, country-by-country.
ECB nearly doubles stimulus programme to fight coronavirus economic crisis

ECB nearly doubles stimulus programme to fight coronavirus economic crisis

As the ECB pumps more money into the Eurozone economy to prop up businesses with cheap credit, President Christine Lagarde warns that the speed and scale of the recovery are "highly uncertain".
Coping in the age of COVID-19: A gourmet restaurant hungry for diners

Coping in the age of COVID-19: A gourmet restaurant hungry for diners

Coronavirus has caused havoc for businesses across Europe - here's how one recently launched gourmet restaurant in Spain is trying to cope
Charities fear rise in modern slavery as UK lockdown eases

Charities fear rise in modern slavery as UK lockdown eases

Campaigners fear the easing of coronavirus lockdowns could spark a rise in exploitation, as businesses scramble to recruit low-paid workers.
'It’s time to open up': EU Home Affairs Commissioner on coronavirus travel bans

'It’s time to open up': EU Home Affairs Commissioner on coronavirus travel bans

To all those dreaming of a holiday abroad this summer: the European Commission says it’s working hard to reopen borders in a coordinated manner.
Coronavirus: Why ‘superspreaders’ may make COVID-19 easier to control

Coronavirus: Why ‘superspreaders’ may make COVID-19 easier to control

"We just need to stop superspreading," a professor of epidemiology told Euronews. His research showed 20 per cent of cases caused 80 per cent of transmissions.
Hong Kong passes controversial bill that outlaws insulting China's national anthem

Hong Kong passes controversial bill that outlaws insulting China's national anthem

Hong Kong's legislature has outlawed insulting China's national anthem just as activists planned to commemorate Beijing's 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre despite a ban.
Germany announces €130 billion stimulus package as unemployment rises in Europe

Germany announces €130 billion stimulus package as unemployment rises in Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her left-right coalition has come up with a "bold response" that will boost consumer spending, invest in innovation and ease the financial strain on citizens.
Coronavirus: Hard-hit Sweden admits it could have battled COVID-19 better

Coronavirus: Hard-hit Sweden admits it could have battled COVID-19 better

“I think there is potential for improvement in what we have done in Sweden, quite clearly,” Anders Tegnell of the Public Health Agency told Swedish media on Wednesday.
Charges filed against three officers who watched as George Floyd died

Charges filed against three officers who watched as George Floyd died

Charges against Derek Chauvin, the police officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck, have also been upgraded to second-degree murder.
Coronavirus latest: Austria opens borders to neighbours - except Italy

Coronavirus latest: Austria opens borders to neighbours - except Italy

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'Come November, we will remember' George Floyd, says Rev Jesse Jackson

'Come November, we will remember' George Floyd, says Rev Jesse Jackson

"There's power in vote, power in demonstrations," civil rights activist Rev Jesse Jackson told Euronews.
Anti-vaccine movement could hamper fight against COVID-19 cure, experts warn

Anti-vaccine movement could hamper fight against COVID-19 cure, experts warn

There’s a lot of talk about when a coronavirus vaccine might be ready. But would people take it?
Is coronavirus pushing us towards a cashless society?

Is coronavirus pushing us towards a cashless society?

Several countries have increased the limit for contactless payments, to reduce the handling of cash and the risk of infection.
Coronavirus latest: Italy reopens borders to Europe

Coronavirus latest: Italy reopens borders to Europe

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Italy reopens borders - but will tourists travel there?

Italy reopens borders - but will tourists travel there?

Italy reopened its borders to European travellers on Wednesday, as the country attempts to rescue its tourist industry.
Coronavirus: Russia's tracking app sparks fury after mistakenly fining users

Coronavirus: Russia's tracking app sparks fury after mistakenly fining users

The tracking app for coronavirus patients got more than 2,500 complaints over several allegedly unjustified fines, including one to a bed-ridden professor who hadn't left home in a year.
#DCblackout: How one hashtag sewed confusion and misinformation | #TheCube

#DCblackout: How one hashtag sewed confusion and misinformation | #TheCube

There is no evidence that the US capital experienced an internet outage during George Floyd protests, despite numerous claims on social media.