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12 Oct 2020

Covid cases soaring across Europe

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

It’s not just the UK struggling to cope with a fresh wave of coronavirus, cases are soaring across Europe too, with several governments facing a public backlash. Italy insists that face masks be worn outdoors after a spike in cases.

There’s been dismay in France after bars were closed in Paris, while in Madrid thousands took to the streets to protest against new lockdown measures.