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Germany weighs up mandatory FFP2 masks in shops and on transport
Respiratory masks already compulsory in Bavaria over fears of coronavirus mutations

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

18, Jan, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine approved by European regulator
EMA’s move paves way for inoculations to begin across Europe within next few days

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

21, Dec, 2020 @5:34 PM

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Covid: Austrians who pass antigen test to be exempt from lockdown
Italy prepares for national lockdown over Christmas; Spanish minister warns of third wave

Sam Jones in Madrid, Philip Oltermann in Berlin, Angela Giuffrida in Rome and Kim Willsher in Paris

18, Dec, 2020 @6:31 PM

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Otto Hutter obituary
Eminent physiologist who escaped the Nazis and demonstrated how the heartbeat is controlled

Penny Warren

10, Dec, 2020 @5:15 PM

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'I was nothing': for some asylum seekers, the only option was to return to danger
Murtada Allhusseini went home to Iraq thinking it would be preferable to Manus Island. It wasn’t, so he escaped again

Hannah Ryan

09, Dec, 2020 @7:00 PM

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France will carry out border checks to stop skiers from spreading Covid
Coronavirus clusters in Alpine resorts played key role in early spread of virus in Europe

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

02, Dec, 2020 @3:55 PM

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Austria set to bow to pressure on Covid risk with ski holiday ban
Country has faced calls from European neighbours over spread of virus at its resorts

Kate Connolly in Berlin

01, Dec, 2020 @1:08 PM

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Role reversals for British aristocrats | Brief letters
Brief letters: Vaccine pioneers | The Queen’s falling fortunes | The Crown | Showering | Funny placenames


30, Nov, 2020 @5:08 PM

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Photo spreads are great for gift wrap | Brief letters
Brief letters: Guardian gift wrap | Petting, Germany | Blind dates | Feast recipes | Blood donation reward


29, Nov, 2020 @6:03 PM

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UK ski holiday firms in limbo as Covid restrictions and Brexit bite
British tourists, chalet owners and resort staff wait for winter season decisions across Europe

Miles Brignall, Rupert Jones and Patrick Collinson

28, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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'A Christmas not like others': Europe wrestles with festive Covid rules
Shops due to reopen in France but Germany has tightened its restrictions on gatherings

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

27, Nov, 2020 @12:40 PM

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Europe at odds over plan to ban Christmas ski holidays amid pandemic
Germany, Italy and France in favour of resort closures but Austria and Switzerland fear economic damage

Jon Henley and Philip Oltermann

26, Nov, 2020 @12:30 PM

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