# Europe

A woman waves from the window of her flat in the Trastevere district of Rome on March 20, 2020 during the country's lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Photo: Andreas Solaro / AFP
A woman waves from the window of her fla […]

Windows of hope: Life in Europe under lockdown

From the woman in Rome who lines up the glasses of water to drink every day, to the British composer leading a virtual orchestra, life for Europeans under coronavirus lockdown is a mix of resilience and creativity
Polish officials are behind the barriers at the border crossing. Poland has closed its borders to all foreigners since Sunday morning because of the Corona crisis. Photo: Jens Buettner/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa +++ dpa-Bildfunk +++
Polish officials are behind the barriers […]

European cities in standstill as virus measures squeeze public life

Different measures are being taken by all European countries amid the spread of the coronavirus across the whole continent.
An Italian soldier wearing a protective mask checks transit to and from a restricted area at a check-point near the small town of Castiglione d'Adda, southeast of Milan, on February 27, 2020 amid the coronavirus outbreak.
An Italian soldier wearing a protective […]

Coronavirus: Europe readies plans for worst-case scenario

From calling in the army to requisitioning hospital beds, European nations are drawing up emergency plans should the coronavirus outbreak reach pandemic proportions
Airline passengers wear masks on arrival at the Ivalo airport. On 23 January, two tourists from Wuhan ,China, visited a health centre in Ivalo to receive treatment for flu-like symptoms. The tourists are suspected to be infected with the corona virus.
Airline passengers wear masks on arrival […]

EU health representatives to meet on Monday to discuss coronavirus

The European Union is getting prepared for possible cases of a new type of coronavirus that has killed many people in China and infected hundreds.
(L-R) Luigi Di Maio, Italian Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, German Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Foreign Minister, Josep Borrell, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Dominic Raab, UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs attend the four top EU foreign officials roundtable on Libya and Iran as tensions escalate on both those fronts. Photo: Christos Dogas/EU Council/dpa
(L-R) Luigi Di Maio, Italian Foreign Min […]

Four EU foreign ministers in Brussels for Middle East crisis talks

Europe's top diplomats are meeting up to look for solutions regarding the current conflicts taking place in the Middle East, whether it was the situation in Libya or Iraq and Iran.