Pretty Belgian town Brügge is normally overrun by tourists. But hotels there have been closed for weeks. At the same time the homeless have nowhere to go during the lockdown. One hotel in the Old Town is open to them for bed and breakfast.
Madrid and Barcelona, the Spanish cities with the highest COVID-19 death tolls, have partially relaxed their lockdowns. Meanwhile, Germany has seen its economy pushed into recession. Follow DW for the latest.
Italy's prime minister has outlined a further loosening of one of the world's most rigid coronavirus lockdowns. In several European countries, there were protests and arrests. Follow DW for the latest.
Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron propose a major financial recovery fund worth €500 billion. Restrictions are continuing to lift in Europe, with businesses and schools set to reopen. Follow DW for the latest.
Around 5% more deaths than on average were recorded in Germany during April, with experts saying coronavirus is to blame. However, several European countries have a far worse excess mortality rate.
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