US biotech firm says its vaccine protects against all emerging strains but is developing the booster for the South Africa one "out of an abundance of caution"
Two Swedish documentary makers are accused of illegally exploring the wreck of the MS Estonia, which sank in 1994 killing 852 people.
With vaccinations underway in the majority of Europe, who is making the fastest progress?
Plans include improving helplines, school programmes, workplace engagement, phoning those in at-risk groups, as well as training sessions to help people provide information and provide advice about COVID-19 and the vaccines.
The victim, identified only as Yuriy, was beaten up and left in a coma at the attack in Paris' 15th arrondissement on January 15.
Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who says his symptoms are mild, joins a host of world leaders to have contracted COVID-19.
One student poll in France found 72% had suffered recent psychological distress and more than a third had had depressive symptoms.
On the fifth anniversary of the 28-year-old student's disappearance, Italian President Sergio Mattarella said he is expecting "full cooperation" from Cairo.
Professor Jean-Francois Delfraissy has called for swift government action, amid rising concerns about the spread of new variants of the virus.
The 10 richest billionaires on the planet have collectively seen their wealth increase by €444 billion since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, while millions have fallen into poverty.
A readout of the call between Biden and Macron from the White House said the new American president expressed "the desire to strengthen bilateral ties with our oldest ally."
The scuffles broke out as police tried to close religious schools that had opened despite coronavirus lockdown rules.
Spain's top military chief has resigned after it was revealed he and other senior officers jumped the queue for a coronavirus vaccine.
Pilots in Switzerland are switching the cockpit for the cab as they redeploy as train drivers to keep working in the pandemic.
Rescuers in east China have pulled 11 miners from hundreds of metres underground where they were trapped for two weeks, as the race to locate the remaining 10 intensifies.
Voters are choosing among seven presidential candidates amid rising COVID cases.
A 56-year-old woman tested positive for the virus after spending two weeks in quarantine after being in Europe.