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Monday, March 30, 2020



Migrant farmworkers whose harvests feed Europe are blocked at borders

March 27, 2020 6:01 pm

Until this week, seasonal workers who could bypass travel restrictions and get to the German border would be allowed in. But on Wednesday farmers faced a further squeeze after the Interior ministry announced that Germany would ban all seasonal workers from entering the country, citing concerns by the public that they could bring the coronavirus with them.

Coronavirus impact: Small grocery outlets see rise in transactions

March 24, 2020 5:48 pm

Coronavirus impact: Grocery across small retail witnesses positive growth in markets like Bengaluru, Gurugram and New Delhi, with Delhi witnessing almost 20 per cent rise in the small grocery category.

Coronavirus impact: Carmakers suspend production across Europe

March 19, 2020 4:59 pm

Here is a list of announcements by automakers halting production as they grapple with coronavirus

As Europe shuts down, Britain takes a different, and contentious, approach

March 14, 2020 1:31 pm

While countries across Europe have shut schools, sporting events and even restaurants and bars, Boris Johnson has largely kept Britain open, opting for more targeted measures like asking people with respiratory symptoms to stay home.

Explained: Why coronavirus presents special challenges for open-borders Europe

February 25, 2020 1:26 pm

The outbreak in Italy is the biggest in the world outside of Asia, and has triggered widespread fears across Europe.

Europe confronts Coronavirus as Italy battles an eruption of cases

February 24, 2020 8:27 am

The worrisome spike — from fewer than 5 known cases in Italy before Thursday — shattered the sense of safety and distance that much of the Continent had felt in recent months even as the virus has infected more than 78,000 worldwide and killed more than 2,400, nearly all in China.

Digital tax fight emerges as global economic threat

February 23, 2020 1:30 pm

Several European countries, led by France, have been rolling out digital services taxes, which would hit American companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook.

Hurricane-force winds pound UK and Europe, upend travel

February 10, 2020 7:41 am

Storm Ciara resulted in dozens of flights being canceled at London airports and In Ireland, an estimated 10,000 homes, farms and businesses had their power knocked out Sunday.

Travelling abroad? Know what mistakes can land you in the soup

February 03, 2020 9:37 am

You must keep in mind that the things you get away with in your home country, may be low-key illegal in the country you are about to visit.

In European Parliament earlier: Detained seamen, Afzal Guru's hanging, Delhi bus gangrape

January 29, 2020 8:43 am

Five key groupings, ranging from the centre-right to far-left, and comprising 559 out of the 751 Members of European Parliament (MEPs), have moved resolutions that criticise the law.


Europe, US melt under heat wave as Greenland sees massive ice melt

August 05, 2019 7:53 am

Temperature records that had stood for decades or even just hours fell minute by minute in July and Europeans and tourists alike jumped into fountains, lakes, rivers or the sea to escape a suffocating heat wave rising up from the Sahara.


How Europe outsources migrant suffering at sea

December 27, 2018 6:21 pm

European countries are outsourcing their humanitarian responsibilities to a dubious partner. An NYT investigation shows the deadly results.

The extent of damage done by faulty implants: News in Numbers

November 27, 2018 8:52 am

An Indian Express investigation with ICIJ reveals that global pharma majors are operating with no oversight for medical devices for quality, clinical testing, pricing or performance. This is leading to dangerous surgeries and faulty implants risking