A woman  during a left-wing May Day demonstration in Berlin, Germany. Photograph:   Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke

Thousands of Berliners ignored a May Day assembly ban on Friday, sparking a face-off with police officers and fears of a second wave of Covid-19. Off(...)

Medical staff wear protective gear in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

Governments around the world are engaged in cut-throat competition to secure scarce surgical masks, ventilators, test kits, protective clothing and me(...)

The truck involved in the fatal attack on a Christmas market in Berlin earlier this month is prepared for removal afterwards.  File photograph: Bernd Von Jutrczenka/EPA

A Polish truck driver whose hijacked vehicle was used to crash into a Berlin Christmas market was shot in the head several hours before the attack and(...)

 Rescue workers around a truck which  crashed into a Christmas market close to the Kaiser Wilhelm memorial church in Berlin, Germany on Monday evening. At least nine people have died in the incident. Photograph:  Paul Zinken/EPA

Germany is in shock and mourning after a truck ploughed into a Berlin Christmas market on Monday evening in a possible terrorist attack that killed 12(...)