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Fighting Pandemic, Europe Divides Again Along North and South Lines

Fighting Pandemic, Europe Divides Again Along North and South Lines

1 hour ago   |   Foreign Policy

Southern countries push for a eurobond while the wealthy North says “nein.”
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Czech govt extends restrictions on movement until April 11

Czech govt extends restrictions on movement until April 11

2 hours ago   |   RT

The Czech government is extending measures that limit people's movement by another 10 days to April 11, to help curb the coronavirus outbreak. Travel to work or to visit family...
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Coronavirus death toll surpasses 3,000 in France, with 418 deaths in one day

Coronavirus death toll surpasses 3,000 in France, with 418 deaths in one day

4 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

The Covid-19 pandemic has killed 3,024 people in France, the country's director-general of health said on Monday. A total of 44,550 confirmed cases have been registered in...
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Sweden says no to quarantine - is this the most reckless or the most proportionate Covid-19 response in the West?

Sweden says no to quarantine - is this the most reckless or the most proportionate Covid-19 response in the West?

4 hours ago   |   RT

With most of Europe imposing extraordinary restrictions to slow the spread of coronavirus, Sweden has left its citizens surprisingly free. Are Swedes rolling the dice with...
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Air pollution decreases across Europe as coronavirus locks down major cities

Air pollution decreases across Europe as coronavirus locks down major cities

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

BRUSSELS - Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite images showed on Monday, but campaigners warned...
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Europe Covid-19 death toll breaks 25,000 milestone

Europe Covid-19 death toll breaks 25,000 milestone

8 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Europe surpassed the grim milestone of 25,000 on Monday, according to a tally taken from official sources by the AFP news...
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Spain's grim Covid-19 tally continues with 812 new deaths but rate of fresh fatalities drops

Spain's grim Covid-19 tally continues with 812 new deaths but rate of fresh fatalities drops

11 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Spain has surpassed China in the total number of confirmed coronavirus infections, as the number of cases rose from 78,797 on Sunday to 85,195 on Monday. The death toll rose by...
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No plans in Japan to declare state of emergency on April 1 - govt

No plans in Japan to declare state of emergency on April 1 - govt

11 hours ago   |   RT

Japan's top government spokesman said on Monday there is no truth to rumors that the government is planning to declare a state of emergency from April 1 over the coronavirus...
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One of Europe's Biggest Airlines Is Grounding Its Entire Fleet Amid Coronavirus

12 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

EasyJet says it is grounding its entire fleet of aircraft amid a collapse in demand due to the COVID-19 crisis. The Luton-based carrier has parked all 344 of its planes...
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Deteriorating economic conditions sink global stock markets

Deteriorating economic conditions sink global stock markets

12 hours ago   |   RT

Stocks in Asia and Europe suffered fresh losses on Monday due to unrelenting pressure from the worsening global spread of Covid-19. The virus has already infected more than...
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Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Following numerous closures of offices and stores this year, Macy's announced Monday it will furlough 130,000 people. Read more ...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first responders

Dollar General announced Monday that its stores will provide medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount on qualifying... Read more ...

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh has been stolen from a museum in the Netherlands closed due to Covid-19. The piece was on temporary loan, with officials of both... Read more ...

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Celebrity chef Rick Bayless launches an effort to help restaurant workers who have been laid off during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus complications

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus complications

Alan Merrill - who co-wrote the song “I Love Rock and Roll" that became a signature hit for fellow rocker Joan Jett - died Sunday in New York of complications from the coronavirus. Read more ...

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Last week, the IOC and Japanese organizers postponed the Olympics until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

The coronavirus' toll on New York soared to frightening new heights on Monday, including a spike of more than 250 deaths, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Read more ...

Indiana recruiting medical students, retired doctors to help during COVID-19...

Indiana recruiting medical students, retired doctors to help during COVID-19 surge

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Monday making sweeping healthcare-related changes in preparation for an expected surge in coronavirus cases. Read more ...

Florida officials seek arrest for megachurch pastor that held Sunday service...

Florida officials seek arrest for megachurch pastor that held Sunday service in front of packed crowd

A live stream of Sunday's three-and-a-half-hour church service showed scores of congregants. Read more ...

CONFIRMED: New summer 2021 dates set for postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics

CONFIRMED: New summer 2021 dates set for postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics

New summer 2021 dates have been confirmed for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The opening ceremony will take place on July 23 and the closing ceremony on August 8 next... Read more ...