Giuseppe Conte

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A sign reading ‘Face masks mandatory inside the pedestrian zone’ in Delmenhorst, northern Germany, a town which has become a recent Covid-19 hotspot. Photograph: Focke Strangmann/EPA.

Germany and Italy reported another record gain in coronavirus infections, as France and Spain became the first countries in Western Europe to pass one(...)

 A patient undergoes a swab test for Covid-19 carried out by Basque Country Health Services,  in Ordizia, Basque Country, Spain, on Wednesday. Photograph: Gorka Estrada/EPA

Spain became the first western European country to exceed 1 million coronavirus infections on Wednesday, doubling its tally in just six weeks despite (...)

Demonstrators in Prague, including football supporters, protest against the Czech government’s measures to slow the spread of Covid-19. Photograph:  Michal Cizek

The Czech Republic, which has the highest coronavirus infection rate in Europe, will wait at least two weeks before deciding whether to order a full l(...)

Castle Square in Stuttgart, southern Germany on Tuesday. From today face masks will be mandatory in the Stuttgart city centre. Photograph: Thomas Kienzle/AFP/Getty Images

European governments are adding new restrictions and calling on citizens to make sacrifices in a bid to contain a record increase in coronavirus cases(...)

Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny. A survey in June found Navalny was Russia’s second most ‘inspirational’ politician, after the president. File photograph: Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo

Alexei Navalny’s visit to Siberia last week went like most of the trips he has taken across the country to galvanise anger against Russian president V(...)

Alexei Navalny speaks to supporters in Ivanovo, Russia, in April 2017. Photograph: James Hill/New York Times

Russian police are conducting a preliminary investigation into the apparent poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny following pressure from west(...)

 Health workers perform swab tests at the San Giovanni hospital in Rome, Italy. Photograph: Giuseppe Lami/EPA

It took a weekend to take Italy back three months in its struggle against the pandemic. Last week’s rapid increase in coronavirus infections risks era(...)

French President Emmanuel Macron, center, leaves the European Council building early on Monday during an EU summit in Brussels. Photograph: Getty Images

European Union leaders were called on to achieve “mission impossible” and agree an unprecedented €1.8 trillion budget and pandemic recovery fund in ta(...)

The President was speaking  to the International Labour Organisation. File photograph: Maxwells

Covid-19 has illustrated how, for the last four decades, frontline workers and those providing essential services have been “undervalued”, President M(...)

 Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte attends a press conference at the end of the cabinet meeting at Chigi Palace in Rome on Thursday. Photograph: Fillip Attili/EPA

Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte is being questioned by prosecutors investigating the lack of a coronavirus lockdown of two towns in Lombardy’s B(...)

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