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Coronavirus 03-06-2020

UK lawmakers attack Johnson government over 14 day quarantine rules

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was on Wednesday (3 June) accused of acting too late and inflicting major damage on tourism after announcing that it will impose new quarantine requirements that force people arriving in the UK to self-isolate for 14 days from 8 June.
Economy & Jobs 19-04-2020

ESM chief: Europe needs at least €500 billion from EU institutions for recovery

Europe will need at least another €500 billion from European Union institutions to finance its economic recovery after the coronavirus pandemic, on top of the agreed half-a-trillion package, the head of the euro zone bailout fund said.
Coronavirus 16-04-2020

Europe coronavirus cases reach almost 1 million, coming weeks ‘critical’: WHO

Europe is in eye of the storm of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the number of cases nearing a million, and should move with extreme caution when considering easing lockdowns, the World Health Organization’s regional director said on Thursday (16 April).
Elections 15-04-2020

Poland to begin easing coronavirus curbs from Sunday with eye on 10 May vote

Poland will gradually lift lockdown measures imposed to contain the new coronavirus from Sunday, the government said on Tuesday (14 April) as the nation prepares for a presidential election on 10 May.
Economy & Jobs 15-04-2020

Czech beer gardens to resume on 25 May

The Czech government will allow stores and restaurants to reopen gradually over the next two months to reawaken an economy paralysed by the coronavirus lockdown, officials said on Tuesday (14 April).

‘Green recovery alliance’ launched in European Parliament

An informal alliance has been launched in the European Parliament on the back of calls from 12 EU environment ministers who have signed an appeal for a green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Economy & Jobs 14-04-2020

EU could finance €1.5 trillion recovery fund with bonds: Dombrovskis

The European Union could finance a recovery fund worth up to €1.5 trillion with bonds guaranteed by member states, European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis told German newspaper Handelsblatt.
Economy & Jobs 13-04-2020

Coronavirus to dominate agenda of Germany’s EU presidency

The coronavirus outbreak will dominate the agenda of the European Union when Germany takes over the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU in the second half of this year, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas wrote in an opinion...
Coronavirus 11-04-2020

Spain’s coronavirus death toll slows, government mulls easing lockdown

The coronavirus death toll curve in Spain flattened further on Friday (10 April) as the government debated different strategies to start phasing out one of the world's strictest lockdowns.
Economy & Jobs 09-04-2020

No sign Europe’s COVID-19 epidemic is at peak, EU disease monitoring agency says

The COVID-19 disease pandemic is still infecting and killing large numbers of people across Europe and there is no sign yet that the peak of the region's outbreak has been reached, the EU's disease monitoring agency said on Wednesday (8 April).
Economy & Jobs 09-04-2020

Italy PM rebuffs employers’ call to ease coronavirus lockdown

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday (8 April) that Italy must stick with its rigid lockdown to try to curb the COVID-19 epidemic, rejecting calls from businesses to reopen factories.
Economy & Jobs 08-04-2020

Licence to work? World watches Italy

Many Italian companies and academics are pressing the government to reopen factories to prevent an economic catastrophe, as the world watches how the first Western country to impose a lockdown can extricate itself from the unprecedented measures.
Coronavirus 08-04-2020

EU to debate strategy to exit virus lockdown

The European Commission will on Wednesday (8 April) consider how to craft a plan to ease the bloc out of a virus lockdown that has dealt a body blow to the economies of EU members.