May 29, 2020 - Spain, Europe - The Spanish government approved on Friday the creation of a minimum income worth 462 euros ($514) a month for the poorest, Deputy Prime Minister Pablo Iglesias told a news conference, in a scheme that targets some 2.5 million people.
May 29, 2020 - Moscow, Russia, Europe - Coronavirus restrictions aimed at combating the spread of coronavirus have been in force in Moscow for about two months, starting March 30. Earlier this week, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin signed an order to extend self-isolation due to the coronavirus until June 14 but has also lifted some restrictions.
May 29, 2020 - London, United Kingdom, Europe - British finance minister Rishi Sunak told employers on Friday how much they must contribute to the government's hugely expensive wage subsidy programme from August, a prospect that some firms say will lead to more job losses.
May 29, 2020 - Moscow, Russia, Europe - Former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, whom Russia is trying on espionage charges, was taken from his prison on Thursday to undergo an emergency operation on a hernia, the Interfax news agency cited his brother as saying.
May 29, 2020 - Brussels, Belgium, Europe - A Belgian hospital and an electronical goods shop have decided to rely on robots to ensure safe conditions for personnel, patients and customers. The robots can scan people's body temperature as well as if they are wearing a mask and respecting social distance.