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Nena: “I don’t f***ing care, I’m sick of this,” she says of Covid-19 restrictions on public performance. Photograph: Engelke\ullstein bild via Getty Images

For nearly 40 years, German pop singer Nena has pitched herself as the singing canary in the coal mine. In her 1984 UK number-one hit 99 Red Balloons(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s video conference with EU leaders is focused on co-ordinating how to tackle coronavirus, vaccination strategies, and ‘what is happening with the UK variant in Ireland and other countries’. Photograph: Julien Behal/Handout/EPA

Taoiseach Micheál Martin is to brief fellow EU leaders on the Covid-19 situation in Ireland on Thursday after the country’s post-Christmas spike in in(...)

Cars and trucks are driven on a relatively empty highway in Frankfurt on Wednesday morning. Photograph: AP

The German federal government and the states have agreed that all shops and amateur open-air sports can restart under certain conditions and states wi(...)