Australia celebrates as lockdown begins to lift

Australians are celebrating as lockdown begins to ease. While you might not be able to travel there yet, it is only a matter of time – and you might be surprised at how much you can do from the UK. See how Covid-19 is affecting prices, the timescale for the lifting of restrictions and why you don’t want to be last in the queue when they are.

France announces easing of lockdown measures

It’s good news from France, as Prime Minister Édouard Philippe announces plans for easing of lockdown, including allowing group gatherings and lifting some travel rules. Find out what’s happening and when.

A postcard from locked down Spain

Now into our second week of lockdown in Spain, we’re learning a lot about human nature despite being confined to our homes. We are allowed out only to buy food and medicine or to walk the dog – and that just a few metres from the house.

How France is coping with coronavirus

Unsurprisingly there are grave concerns about coronavirus in France and the government has taken strict and early measures to attempt to contain the virus. This is what lockdown in France means to us.

How is Greece coping with coronavirus?

Greece hasn’t been spared the coronavirus, although living on 227 islands its spread should be slower. We asked our writers there to comment on how expats are coping and the measures Greece is taking. Lynne reports from the Peloponnese and Diana from Corfu.

Spanish healthcare options for the under 65s

British people over 65 can get free healthcare in Spain if they move by the year end. But what of those of us lucky enough to be living in Spain before retirement age? Here are their healthcare options.