1. COVID-19: New Wave of Lockdowns Imposed in Europe As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Europe, several countries have reintroduced lockdown measures. Germany, France, and Canadian News Today the UK are among the nations implementing new restrictions in an effort to contain the spread of the virus. Bars and restaurants have been ordered to close, and groups have been limited to a maximum of six people in some areas. 2. US Presidential Election: Joe Biden Wins Joe Biden has defeated incumbent President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States.