Joe Biden is in, Angela Merkel is out, and the first lunar eclipse since 2019 will take place. What else is in the diary for 2021?
The coronavirus pandemic is not the only event to touch the lives of Europeans. Here are just some of the stories to make the headlines during the year of COVID-19.
Many Europeans woke up to harsher restrictions on Saturday as the first vaccines deliveries arrived in EU countries.
The event was organised by the German Embassy in Paris to celebrate Franco-German relations and show solidarity amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The mission is expected to start next month and continue for four-to-five weeks.
25 other endangered species have also seen improvements from conservation efforts according to the IUCN.
Ahead of the year-end deadline there are already extra long queues of trucks on both sides of the English Channel as UK companies try to lay in extra stock in case of disruption in January.
The virtual draw was made at FIFA's headquarters in Zurich, with no representatives of member nations permitted.