A man connected to a Muslim extremist group used a knife to kill three churchgoers in Nice, France, just before France went into a nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.
Four nations hit record highs for daily infection rates. Europe’s financial markets fell.
Over 800,000 protesters have demanded the French government stop attempts to change their pension system.
Amid a number of political scandals, predictions favor centrist Emmanuel Macron in the race for the presidency.