Photos of anti-Covid protests in Europe

A protester lights a smoke bomb during a rally organized by Austria’s far-right Freedom Party against measures taken to curb the Covid pandemic, at Maria Theresienplatz in Vienna, Austria on November 20, 2021. Joe Clamar | AFP | Getty Images Protests against new Covid-19 restrictions rocked Europe over the weekend, with demonstrations erupting in places … Read more

Belgium PM de Croo says he wants to avoid lockdown

Prime Minister Alexandre de Croo pictured during a press conference. Hadrian Dior | AFP | Getty Images BRUSSELS – Belgium is tightening social restrictions as cases of the Covid-19 virus increase, but Prime Minister Alexandre de Croce told CNBC that the goal was still to keep society open. “The virus is no longer the same. … Read more

Bloc should be wary of possible new Covid variants

Paolo Gentiloni, European Commissioner for the Economy, speaking at Forum The European House – Ambrosetti in September 2020. Michael Green | CNBC BRUSSELS – The European Union’s head of economic affairs said new variables from the coronavirus can still derail the growth recovery seen in Europe, as the region deals with another surge in infections. … Read more