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Dozens of European countries report record COVID-19 rates

Coronavirus cases are rising sharply in Europe with dozens of countries reporting record infection rates. Meanwhile, hopes of a vaccine are growing in the UK with the British government anticipating a mass roll-out in the first half of next year. Researchers at Oxford University are in the last stages of …

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UK artists thrive despite COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has severely affected the arts all over the world. But in the United Kingdom, some artists are thriving despite cancelled shows and gallery closures. The pandemic has pushed both professional artists and amateurs alike to find creative means of expression. And it is not just an artistic …

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Europe battle rising COVID-19 surge

European leaders are struggling to figure out how to bring down soaring infection numbers. In Germany, more than 10,000 people have died and Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Germans that their actions will determine the direction the pandemic takes. As cases surge, the French health minister is warning hospitals cannot …

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New COVID-19 records across Europe as restrictions reimposed

European countries that were thought to have the coronavirus under control are once again seeing a surge in infections. Restrictions and curfews are being considered in parts of Italy and Spain, while millions of people in the UK will move into the strictest level of rules on Friday. Al Jazeera’s …

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Ireland, Wales to re-enter lockdown as COVID-19 surges in Europe

Countries across Europe are taking emergency action to stop a surge in coronavirus infections. Globally, there are now more than 40 million cases, and the World Health Organization is warning that colder weather will make the next few months more difficult in the Northern Hemisphere. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports. …

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Paris heads into curfew as Europe battles soaring COVID caseload

Infections are soaring across Europe, with about 100,000 new cases a day. New restrictions linked to coronavirus have come into force in France, Belgium and Poland, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked Germans to refrain from any travel or gatherings that is not necessary. While the UK is pursuing …

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COVID-19 reportedly killing 1,000 per day in Europe

Coronavirus cases in France have gone up by nearly a third in just one day. Governments across Europe are imposing strict new measures to try to reverse an alarming surge in infections. Over the past week, the European Union and the United Kingdom together have recorded an average of 100,000 …

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Paris struggles with second COVID-19 wave

Coronavirus infections are surging across Europe to their highest levels yet. France is also set to unveil new measures on Wednesday, as it struggles to control a second wave. There are reports a curfew could be imposed in Paris. It is pattern being seen across Europe. Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler …

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Europe's COVID-19 crisis grows darker

The COVID-19 crisis in Europe is growing darker by the day as winter approaches. France has recorded more than 18,000 new cases for the second day running. Pressure on hospitals is growing, especially in and around Paris. Germany, which had been praised for its response to the pandemic, has seen …

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COVID-19 lockdown strengthened across Europe

European governments are facing anger, confusion and fatigue as they grapple with rising infections. Even within countries, rules vary – with partial lockdowns, new mask rules and tougher punishments. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow us on Twitter: – Find us on Facebook: – …

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