Life appeared like it could have been beginning to get back on course in certain European nations this week. For a few, the sight of several iconic places and institutions reopening after pandemic-related constraints eased signaled a possible return to”normality” – or did it?
The esteemed Liceu opera house in Barcelona, for example, maintained its very first concert this week for tens of thousands of crops.
Emotions overflowed in Spain if a nursing home opened its doors to visitors for the very first time, and enabled them to hug their nearest and dearest via a plastic display.
This is the way these and other stories of this week were seized by photojournalists across the world.