Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million
29/09/2020 | news | world | 615
UN chief António Guterres calls it "an agonising milestone" as the fight to stem the virus continues.
24/08/2020 | news | world | 509
Coronavirus: Australia records deadliest day but fewer new infections
10/08/2020 | news | world | 656
An outbreak in Victoria has seen over 100 deaths in the past week, but new infections may be slowing.
Coronavirus: Spain races to save tourism as cases surge
27/07/2020 | news | world | 1,917
The UK imposed a 14-day quarantine on all arrivals from Spain after a spike in infections.
Coronavirus: EU leaders reach recovery deal after marathon summit
21/07/2020 | news | world | 2,542
After four days of fractious talks, leaders approve €750bn ($859bn) in aid to hard-hit member states.
13/07/2020 | news | world | 274
WHO rethinking how coronavirus spreads in air
08/07/2020 | news | world | 1,608
The WHO has acknowledged there is evidence that Covid-19 can be spread by airborne particles.
06/07/2020 | news | world | 99
Coronavirus lockdown: Pubs, restaurants and barbers reopen in Ireland
29/06/2020 | news | world | 31
Restaurants and cafes can also reopen from Monday provided they can observe social distancing.
Coronavirus: France announces significant lifting of restrictions
15/06/2020 | news | world | 367
President Emmanuel Macron proclaims that France has won its "first victory" against coronavirus.
War of the deadlines at Brexit summit
15/06/2020 | news | world | 391
What compromises might the UK government make on its Brexit pledges in order to reach a trade deal?
Coronavirus: Travel rules eased in Republic of Ireland and shops reopen
08/06/2020 | news | world | 122
The Republic of Ireland moves into the second phase of easing its Covid-19 lockdown measures
Coronavirus: Von der Leyen calls €750bn recovery fund 'Europe's moment'
27/05/2020 | news | world | 629
A giant fund is proposed, some of it raised on capital markets, but several countries express doubts.
Coronavirus: European countries further relax restrictions
18/05/2020 | news | world | 134
Italy, Spain and Portugal are among European countries further relaxing virus-related restrictions.
We will have summer tourist season, promises EU
13/05/2020 | news | world | 2,247
The European Union proposes a gradual lifting of borders to kick-start the tourist industry.
Brexit: Simon Coveney says trade talks progress not good
05/05/2020 | news | world | 694
The Irish deputy PM says time is short to reach a trade deal this year, with much still to do.
Coronavirus: World leaders pledge billions for vaccine fight
04/05/2020 | news | world | 2,692
More than $8bn (£6.5bn) are pledged to help develop a vaccine and fund research into treatments.