Millions of people in France embrace relaxation in the country's lockdown rule.
Who to trust? Who to believe? Well, ultimately when in doubt European governments seem to be taking (rather sensibly) a 'better safe than sorry' approach, writes Darren McCaffrey.
To keep up with global demand for protective equipment (PPE) the World Health Organization has strategically positioned itself to reach two-thirds of the world in a few hours.
"I give supermarkets three days to prove that they did not have a secret stock of masks during the crisis!" says one senior government official.
Two men were arrested while unloading a huge amount of 'counterfeit' protective masks from a cargo near Paris. It's the largest requisition of masks since the government’s ban on their resale
The Belgian government has laid out its #Covid-19 lockdown exit strategy, which includes compulsory mask on public transport and ban of mass gatherings until September.
MPs return to work but most are attending the Commons' sessions remotely. The speaker assures those not in the Chamber won't be at a disadvantage as debates will centre on the shortage of personal protective equipment for healthcare workers.
The German city of Dresden began distributing 200,000 face masks on Monday as they became compulsory on trains, buses and in shops in the state of Saxony.
Automating the distribution of masks is aimed at reducing the workload of pharmacists and cutting the amount of contact between people.
€2.38 million euros were paid up front for masks that never arrived. Two arrests have been made in the Netherlands, and more are expected, says Interpol.
Governments are trying to secure more protective gear for health workers. In the meantime, costume designers are lending a hand.
Experts believe children are more likely to be asymptotic carriers and could be inadvertently spreading the virus.
Global officials have bemoaned a scramble for key medical supplies as countries race to buy masks and ventilators amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The US changed its guidelines on wearing masks amid concern over coronavirus transmission by people without symptoms.
As governments scramble to buy the masks and ventilators they need to fight the coronavirus pandemic, companies trying to keep up with demand are facing logistical challenges.
This event draws attention to both the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the cultural scene and the need to follow health advice.
The two brothers from Erchie, Brindisi, are being held for aggravated robbery and the assault of a Chinese shopkeeper.
William Hahne, deputy chairman of Alternative for Sweden, had faced criticism for selling the masks at inflated prices.
The Czech Republic is thought to be one of the few countries in the world where protective masks are mandatory during the coronavirus crisis.
It comes amid a shortage in some parts of the country.
The men intercepted meetings between buyers and sellers of masks, stealing as many as 100,000.