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Anti-lockdown protests hit Europe amid surge in coronavirus cases

22 Mar 2021

Anti-lockdown protests hit Europe amid surge in coronavirus cases

Protesters in several parts of Europe clashed with police and raised their voices against lockdown, over the weekend, amid rising coronavirus cases in the continent.

AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine dubbed safe; European countries to resume vaccination

19 Mar 2021

AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine dubbed safe; European countries to resume vaccination

A chunk of European countries, that had earlier stopped using AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine over blood clot concerns, will resume the vaccination drive after the jab got the support of the continent's top medical regulator.

Realme 7i goes official in Europe as rebadged Narzo 20

30 Jan 2021

Realme 7i goes official in Europe as rebadged Narzo 20

Realme has launched a new 7i model in Europe. It is a rebranded version of the Narzo 20 and should not be confused with the Snapdragon 662-powered 7i model that is available in India and some other Asian markets.

Cannes Film Festival to take place in July this year

29 Jan 2021

Cannes Film Festival to take place in July this year

The Cannes Film Festival will take place in its original capacity this year.

Toyota surpasses Volkswagen to become leading car seller in 2020

29 Jan 2021

Toyota surpasses Volkswagen to become leading car seller in 2020

For the first time in five years, Toyota overtook Volkswagen in car sales and emerged as the world's biggest automaker in 2020, as the latter was hit harder by the pandemic-induced demand slump.

BMW unveils 320e and 520e hybrid electric vehicles in Europe

28 Jan 2021

BMW unveils 320e and 520e hybrid electric vehicles in Europe

BMW has unveiled plug-in hybrid models of its 3 Series and 5 Series cars, called the 320e and 520e, respectively, in Europe. They will go on sale in March.

BMW's most powerful 'M' car unveiled with a 636hp powertrain

27 Jan 2021

BMW's most powerful 'M' car unveiled with a 636hp powertrain

German automaker BMW Motorrad has revealed its limited-run 2022 M5 CS performance sedan.

Hyundai Kona N SUV, with a 2.0-liter turbo-petrol engine, teased

27 Jan 2021

Hyundai Kona N SUV, with a 2.0-liter turbo-petrol engine, teased

South Korean automaker Hyundai has teased the next member of its high-performance N range, the Kona N SUV.

Coppa Italia, Inter beat AC Milan in quarter-final: Records broken

27 Jan 2021

Coppa Italia, Inter beat AC Milan in quarter-final: Records broken

AC Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic was sent off before Inter earned a dramatic victory (2-1) in a fiery Coppa Italia quarter-final on Tuesday.

Prices of Samsung Galaxy A52 and A72 leaked

26 Jan 2021

Prices of Samsung Galaxy A52 and A72 leaked

Samsung is expected to announce the Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 models in the coming weeks. In the latest development, GalaxyClub has revealed the prices of the upcoming handsets.

Prior to launch, 2021 Skoda Fabia hatchback found testing

25 Jan 2021

Prior to launch, 2021 Skoda Fabia hatchback found testing

The fourth-generation Skoda Fabia is expected to debut in Europe within the next few months.

Ahead of global launch, Hyundai teases Bayon crossover

23 Jan 2021

Ahead of global launch, Hyundai teases Bayon crossover

South Korean carmaker Hyundai is working to introduce a new i20-based Bayon crossover in Europe in the first half of 2021.

Honor View 40 likely to come with Google Mobile Services

20 Jan 2021

Honor View 40 likely to come with Google Mobile Services

Honor V40, set to be launched in China on January 22, is likely to arrive as Honor View 40 in Europe in the second quarter of 2021.

Norway raises COVID-19 vaccine concerns for elderly after 29 deaths

17 Jan 2021

Norway raises COVID-19 vaccine concerns for elderly after 29 deaths

Norway has expressed concern over the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech among older populations as 29 people died after receiving the shot.

Samsung Galaxy A12 reportedly bags BIS certification, India launch imminent

17 Jan 2021

Samsung Galaxy A12 reportedly bags BIS certification, India launch imminent

Samsung is working on launching the Galaxy A12 smartphone in India soon. In the latest development, the phone has been found listed on the BIS certification site (via @the_tech_guy).

Microsoft Surface Pro 7+, with Intel Tiger Lake processors, launched

12 Jan 2021

Microsoft Surface Pro 7+, with Intel Tiger Lake processors, launched

Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro 7+ tablet-cum-laptop at a starting price-tag of $899 (approximately Rs. 66,000).

In 2020, Bentley clocked highest ever sales in 101 years

11 Jan 2021

In 2020, Bentley clocked highest ever sales in 101 years

In a proud achievement for Bentley, in 2020, the company posted its highest-ever sales figure in 101 years by delivering 11,206 cars. In comparison to 2019, the automaker registered a 2% increase in sales.

Despite pandemic, over two million Mercedes-Benz cars sold in 2020

10 Jan 2021

Despite pandemic, over two million Mercedes-Benz cars sold in 2020

In a proud moment for Mercedes-Benz, the company sold over two million cars for the fifth consecutive year in 2020, despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

OnePlus releases OxygenOS 11.0.3.3 update for 8 and 8 Pro

08 Jan 2021

OnePlus releases OxygenOS 11.0.3.3 update for 8 and 8 Pro

OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS 11.0.3.3 update for its 8 and 8 Pro smartphones in India, Australia, and Europe.

OnePlus 8T gets a bug fix with OxygenOS 11.0.6.8 update

08 Jan 2021

OnePlus 8T gets a bug fix with OxygenOS 11.0.6.8 update

OnePlus has started rolling out the OxygenOS 11.0.6.8 update for the 8T smartphones in India, North America, and Europe, a week after it released the OxygenOS 11.0.6.7 update.

Avril Lavigne is making music with Machine Gun Kelly

03 Jan 2021

Avril Lavigne is making music with Machine Gun Kelly

Let Go of the Complicated 2020 because The Best Damn Thing will be 2021, promises Avril Lavigne!

Sony PS5 to be launched on February 2; prices announced

01 Jan 2021

Sony PS5 to be launched on February 2; prices announced

Sony's latest gaming console, the PlayStation 5 (PS5) will be launched in India on February 2. It was originally scheduled to be released last November but the launch was deferred.

Curb potential COVID-19 'super-spreader' New Year events: Centre to states

30 Dec 2020

Curb potential COVID-19 'super-spreader' New Year events: Centre to states

Amid concerns over the new, more infectious coronavirus strain, the Centre on Wednesday issued an advisory to all states and Union Territories to keep strict vigil on New Year celebrations that could be potential "super-spreader" events.

OnePlus releases OxygenOS 10.5.10 update for its Nord model

30 Dec 2020

OnePlus releases OxygenOS 10.5.10 update for its Nord model

OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS 10.5.10 update for its Nord handset.

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+ leaked ahead of launch

27 Dec 2020

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+ leaked ahead of launch

South Korean tech giant Samsung will launch its Galaxy S21 series of smartphones soon.

Xiaomi releases Android 11 update for Mi 10 Lite 5G

27 Dec 2020

Xiaomi releases Android 11 update for Mi 10 Lite 5G

Xiaomi has reportedly started rolling out the Android 11 update for the Mi 10 Lite 5G model in Europe.

UK-EU agree on Brexit deal week before transition period ends

24 Dec 2020

UK-EU agree on Brexit deal week before transition period ends

With just a week to go before the Brexit transition period ends, the United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed on a historic trade deal.

Families of Italian COVID-19 victims seek $122 million from government

24 Dec 2020

Families of Italian COVID-19 victims seek $122 million from government

The families of people who died of COVID-19 in Italy have sued the government, seeking €100 million ($122 million) in damages.

Leaders AC Milan still unbeaten in Serie A: Notable numbers

24 Dec 2020

Leaders AC Milan still unbeaten in Serie A: Notable numbers

AC Milan have continued their red-hot streak in the Serie A 2020-21 season.

OxygenOS 10.5.8 update released for OnePlus Nord N10 5G

24 Dec 2020

OxygenOS 10.5.8 update released for OnePlus Nord N10 5G

OnePlus has started rolling out the OxygenOS 10.5.8 update for its Nord N10 5G smartphone in parts of Europe and North America.

La Liga: Presenting Atletico Madrid's emphatic run this season

23 Dec 2020

La Liga: Presenting Atletico Madrid's emphatic run this season

Atletico Madrid have been brilliant in the 2020-21 season of La Liga.

2021 Yamaha MT-125 motorcycle with three new color options revealed

23 Dec 2020

2021 Yamaha MT-125 motorcycle with three new color options revealed

Japanese automaker Yamaha has revealed its 2021 MT-125 motorbike in Europe. It comes in three colors- Storm Fluo, Icon Blue, and Tech Black.

Maharashtra orders night curfew amid concerns over new coronavirus strain

21 Dec 2020

Maharashtra orders night curfew amid concerns over new coronavirus strain

Maharashtra on Monday decided to impose a two-week night curfew in all the municipal areas starting Tuesday night.

Hyundai to end sales of KONA EVs in South Korea

18 Dec 2020

Hyundai to end sales of KONA EVs in South Korea

South Korean automaker Hyundai will stop selling the KONA EV in its home country following a series of fires and faulty brake systems that prompted the company to recall the electric car in huge numbers.

Pagani's 829hp Huayra Tricolore is a Rs. 50 crore hypercar

18 Dec 2020

Pagani's 829hp Huayra Tricolore is a Rs. 50 crore hypercar

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Italian Air Force's aerobatic demonstration team, Pagani has unveiled a special Huayra Tricolore model. It is an ultra-exclusive vehicle considering only three units will be produced.

Wayne Rooney's 11-year-old son Kai signs for Manchester United academy

18 Dec 2020

Wayne Rooney's 11-year-old son Kai signs for Manchester United academy

Wayne Rooney's son Kai has followed in his father's footsteps by signing for Premier League giants Manchester United.

Best FIFA Football Awards 2020: A look at the winners

18 Dec 2020

Best FIFA Football Awards 2020: A look at the winners

Bayern Munich ace Robert Lewandowski won the best men's player at the Best FIFA Football Awards in Zurich.

India-bound POCO M3 spotted on TUV Rheinland certification, launch imminent

17 Dec 2020

India-bound POCO M3 spotted on TUV Rheinland certification, launch imminent

POCO is expected to launch its budget-friendly M3 model in India soon. In the latest development, the handset has appeared on the TUV Rheinland certification site, hinting at its imminent arrival in the country.

2021 Honda Vision 110, with updated design and features, unveiled

17 Dec 2020

2021 Honda Vision 110, with updated design and features, unveiled

Japanese automaker Honda has introduced the 2021 version of its Vision 110 scooter for the European markets.

Germany introduces new restrictions as COVID-19 deaths hit record high

16 Dec 2020

Germany introduces new restrictions as COVID-19 deaths hit record high

On Wednesday, Germany entered a strict lockdown as the number of coronavirus infections has surged again in the European nation.