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Europe not experiencing anything like ‘The Great Resignation,’ ECB’s Lagarde says

Inflation in the euro area is unlikely to surge to levels seen in the U.S., European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said on Friday.The euro zone’s inflation levels have raised questions about the ECB’s monetary policy, with the central bank behind its British and American counterparts when it comes to its normalization path.Euro zone inflation…

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Europe launches some of the most sweeping Vaccine Mandates and Fines in the World

Topline Older people not vaccinated against Covid-19 face monthly fines in Greece as of Monday, the latest in a string of targeted restrictions as governments across Europe turn up the heat on vaccine holdouts in an effort to relieve pressure on struggling healthcare systems and combat record levels of coronavirus infections.  Over 60s will be…

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Half Of Western Europe Could Soon Be Infected With COVID-19: WHO

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — There were more than 7 million new cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19 across Europe in the first week of January, more than doubling in just two weeks, the World Health Organization said.WHO Europe director Dr. Hans Kluge said at a media briefing on Tuesday that 26 countries in its…

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Dispatch from Europe: What it’s like to travel during COVID

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Europe ramps up COVID vaccine drive for children

Some German cities plan to administer kids’ jabs in museums and zoos, while others are mulling mobile vaccination teams outside schools. Several European nations started vaccinating children aged five to 11 against COVID-19 on Wednesday in an effort to contain a raging pandemic and keep schools open, while others are still deciding their approach. Germany,…

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ESA head says Europe needs to stop facilitating Elon Musk’s ambitions in space

space grab — Musk’s thousands of satellites risk crowding others out of low Earth orbits. Peggy Hollinger and Clive Cookson, Financial Times – Dec 5, 2021 8:29 pm UTC The head of the European Space Agency has urged the continent’s leaders to stop facilitating Elon Musk’s ambition to dominate the new space economy, warning that…

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Covid-19 In Europe: New Restrictions And Restraint In Portugal

A new Covid-19 variant may be sweeping across Europe, but in Portugal, omicron is being met with new restrictions — and restraint. From the olive orchards of Alentejo to the suburbs of Lisbon, reaction to the new variant has been characteristically low-key. The Portuguese tourism industry, slammed by the Covid outbreak two years ago, is…

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Council of Europe takes action against Turkey over Osman Kavala

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Europe rushes to bolster virus defences as South Africa detects new strain

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Governments across Europe rushed on Friday to bolster their defences against a fresh coronavirus spike, as South Africa announced it had detected a new COVID-19 strain that scientists fear could torpedo efforts to beat the pandemic. In recent weeks the continent has been in the throes of surging cases and violent…

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As Europe virus cases surge, UK plows on with its new normal

Members of the public watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, Aug. 23, 2021, which is taking place for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. As countries across Europe reimpose lockdowns in response to surging COVID-19 cases and deaths, the UK – long one of Europe’s hardest-hit…