Italy on Monday reported five deaths and more than 200 coronavirus cases, amid growing anxiety about the spread of the virus in the heart of Europe.
Fentanyl is killing tens of thousands every year in the US. Is Europe facing a similar crisis and what measures are authorities taking to combat opioid addiction?
The European Union is getting prepared for possible cases of a new type of coronavirus that has killed many people in China and infected hundreds.
Electric vehicles took centre stage at this year's Geneva Motor Show, as automakers scrambled to bring their fleets into line with strict CO2 emissions standards set to kick in next year.
Some 385,000 people worldwide died prematurely in 2015 from air pollution caused by vehicle exhaust emissions, a US study has found, singling out diesel engines as the main culprit.
"Unfounded rumours" causing people to spurn the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are preventing the elimination of cervical cancer, health authorities say.