Villages across Russia are emptying as people flock to the cities. More than 20,000 have been entirely abandoned. Nevertheless, Rafgat Abzalov stayed put in Kirillo-Karmasan, even after everyone else had left.
Lockdowns and closed borders meant tourism on the Mediterranean island was suspended. Now holidaymakers are back. It's a trial run involving a few hotels and a few thousand guests. Some locals are worried they might bring back the virus to Majorca.
A hotel in Moscow was turned into a shelter for women subjected to violence by their male partners during the coronavirus lockdown. Many official shelters were full. Women's rights organizations say the situation will remain extremely serious.
Pubs in the UK are closed, and their owners are sorely missing the revenue. So, they are hosting digital meet-ups for their customers. People can hardly wait for their first real pint of beer, back in the pub again.
Tensions are rising in the Saarland region along the French-German border. An increase in coronavirus cases on the French side has left many on the German side feeling threatened. Local politicians have appealed for calm.