Tag Archives: Western Europe

French Finance Minister tests positive for coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Bruno Le Maire, French Minister of the Economy, Finance, and Recovery, wearing a protective face mask, attends the questions to the government session at the National Assembly in Paris, France, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Charles Platiau PARIS (Reuters) – French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday he …

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UK records 2,988 new coronavirus cases, highest since May

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks along the Petticoat Lane Market, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain, September 6, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Sunday it had recorded 2,988 new daily coronavirus cases, up from 1,813 on Saturday to the highest …

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Italy’s former PM Berlusconi tests positive for coronavirus

ROME (Reuters) – Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi vowed to carry on with political activities ahead of local elections in September after testing positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Italian politician Silvio Berlusconi speaks during the EPP congress in Arena Zagreb hall in Zagreb, Croatia, November 21, 2019. …

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German court permits Berlin protests against coronavirus curbs

BERLIN/FRANKFURT, Aug 29 (Reuters) – A German regional court gave the go-ahead on Saturday for mass demonstrations planned in Berlin against coronavirus curbs, ruling against the capital’s ban on such protests. Police have readied for violence as activists opposed to the virus measures have urged social media followers across Europe …

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German court allows Berlin protests against coronavirus curbs

BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A German regional court gave the go-ahead for mass demonstrations planned on Saturday in Berlin against coronavirus curbs, ruling against the capital’s ban on such protests. People hold signs during a rally against the government’s restrictions following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Brandenburg Gate in …

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German court allows Berlin protests against coronavirus curbs

BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A German regional court gave the go-ahead for mass demonstrations planned on Saturday in Berlin against coronavirus curbs, ruling against the capital’s ban on such protests. People hold signs during a rally against the government’s restrictions following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Brandenburg Gate in …

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Exclusive: Sanofi more confident about its coronavirus vaccines

PARIS (Reuters) – Sanofi’s confidence in its coronavirus vaccine candidates has increased this summer as the French drugmaker prepares to start clinical trials, its chief executive told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Sanofi is seen at the company’s headquarters in Paris, France, April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Charles Platiau The company …

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Berlin bans protest against coronavirus curbs

BERLIN (Reuters) – The city of Berlin will put thousands of police on the streets at the weekend to enforce a ban on demonstrations opposing measures imposed to stem the coronavirus pandemic after marchers at a recent rally failed to wear masks or keep their distance. FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator …

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