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Europe heading for unusually warm winter: forecaster

Europe faces a higher-than-usual chance of a cold blast of weather before the end of the year, but the winter overall is likely to be warmer than average, the continent’s long-range weather forecaster said Thursday Temperatures this winter will be crucial for…
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Western Europe wilts under heatwave

France suffered soaring temperatures Wednesday, edging closer to the blistering heat already engulfing Spain and Portugal as wildfires destroyed vast stretches of Western European forestland Large parts of the Iberian Peninsula have seen temperatures surpassing 40 degrees…
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EU could see first Covid-19 jabs in "early 2021"

The first vaccinations in the European Union against Covid-19 could happen in the first three months of 2021 under an optimistic scenario, the EU health agency chief told AFP on Wednesday. “I think optimistically first quarter next year, but I can’t be more…
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Europe faces 100% increase in covid-19 cases in two weeks

The European continent is currently responsible for 22% of the total cases of Covid-19 in the world. The new cases of Covid-19 in Europe doubled in the space of five weeks, surpassing, this Sunday, the mark of 10 million total infections, according to data of…
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Travel restrictions in Europe impacting tourism in Africa

European countries’ travel restrictions related to the covid-19 pandemic could cause the African continent to lose 17.4 million jobs and 102 billion euros by the end of the year, according to a report by the Tony Blair Institute. The report estimates the economic…