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Which countries are Europe's worst for journalistic freedom?
Monday marks World Press Freedom Day, so amid what RSF has called a ‘dramatic deterioration in access to information’, Euronews takes a look at the 10 worst countries in Europe for press freedom.
Let us into hospitals to show real COVID picture, says Hungary's media
A government decree bans journalists from reporting inside hospitals or interviewing health care professionals. Journalists say this risks "exacerbating the epidemic".
No money no honey: Pfizer cuts vaccine deliveries by as much as half to some EU countries
Pfizer has slashed in half the volume of COVID-19 vaccines it will deliver to some EU countries this week, government officials said on Thursday, as frustration over the U.S. drugmaker's unexpected cut in supplies grows.
2020 was a terrible year for Europe. 2021 is unlikely to be much better
You'd struggle to find anyone in Europe who will be unhappy to see the back of 2020.
Hungary says will not use Russian vaccine due to lack of capacity
Hungary will buy vaccines either through the European Union's procurement mechanism or directly from China because Russia does not have enough capacity to manufacture vaccines, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff said on Thursday.
EU leaders finally approve coronavirus stimulus package after Hungary and Poland lift their veto
The latest European impasse over a much-needed stimulus package has finally been overcome, meaning cash-strapped countries will soon get access to a historic level of funding.
Hungary museum boss says Hungary and Poland are Europe’s ‘new Jews’
Hungary and Poland are the sole holdouts in negotiations over the EU budget, due to their opposition to a new “rule-of-law” (regulation against democracy) mechanism.
The West doesn’t know best
I’d always rather liked the Finns, until I came across the conductor Dalia Stasevska. When I asked my mother what they were like, back when I was five or six and enjoyed staring at a globe of the world, she described them as ‘drunken and...
COVID-19: Travel restrictions and border shutdowns by country
In the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic, countries around the world have taken drastic measures, including border closures, in an attempt to flatten the curb.
Coronavirus outbreak eats into EU unity
The coronavirus crisis really brings into question what the EU is all about. Clearly not a United States of Europe, as eurosceptics have often claimed. Far from it.
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