Construction workers guide a steel strut into place on a building site in Beijing recently.
Spiwe Tembo, an informal trader who makes her living selling buns is handcuffed to another vendor after their arrest by police at a busy shopping complex alongside a commuter bus rank in Harare, recently. Zimbabwe authorities banned outdoor vending a year ago as part of a raft of measures to limit the spread of Covid-19.
Commuters walk upon their arrival at the Cardona railway station on Monday in central Milan. Bars, restaurants, cinemas and concert halls will partially reopen across Italy Monday in a boost for coronavirus-hit businesses, as parliament debates the government's 220-billion-euro ($266-billion) EU-funded recovery plan.
French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, flanked by French auto industry lobby PFA Luc Chatel, French Labour Minister Elisabeth Borne, French Junior Industry Minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher and French Junior Transports Minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, addresses a press conference following a meeting of the automobile sector strategic committee at the Economy Ministry in Paris on Monday.