Nearly 230,000 tonnes of plastic is dumped into the Mediterranean every year, a figure which could more than double by 2040, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature warns
Italy was the first Western country to be struck by the coronavirus pandemic, but now it is an outlier in Europe with limited new cases. How did it avoid a second wave in new infections?
Recently released from lockdown, many Europeans thronged shady parks as temperatures soared during a heat wave experts fear will lead to new infections as people flout social distancing rules
As more governments turn to tracing apps in the fight against the coronavirus, tension between the need for public health information and privacy rights has been thrust into the spotlight