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Coronavirus live news: record rise in Italy death toll takes total to 9,134, as France extends lockdown by two weeks

Spain records highest daily death toll; China closes borders; British prime minister Boris Johnson tests positive Coronavirus latest: at a glance Italy records 969 coronavirus deaths dashing hopes of turnaround… Read more »

Around 20% of global population under coronavirus lockdown

Britons told to stay at home while Trump goes against tide, saying economy will reopen in weeks, not months Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Around one… Read more »

Coronavirus live news: UK goes into lockdown as WHO warns global spread of virus is accelerating

UK lockdown – live updates How UK lockdown compares with other countries US coronavirus live updates Australia coronavirus live updates See all of our coronavirus coverage 9.51pm GMT Asylum seekers… Read more »

Coronavirus updates: almost one in three Americans must stay home as New Zealand announces lockdown

European treatment trial launched; first confirmed case in Syria; Olympic committee considers ‘scaled-down’ Tokyo 2020. Follow the latest news UK could face Italy-style lockdown, warns Boris Johnson Coronavirus: at a… Read more »

Max Q: Blue Origin launches a New Shepard and Rocket Lab officially opens U.S. launch site

Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space from TechCrunch. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. This is it – the very… Read more »

Climate strike: global climate change protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates

On Friday 20 September, millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and students from Sydney to Delhi, Melbourne to London and New York, will march for urgent action on climate… Read more »

Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket will go reusable, with the company aiming for mid-air helicopter recovery

Private rocket launch startup and SpaceX competitor Rocket Lab made a big announcement today: It’ll be looking to re-use the first stage of its Electron rockets, returning them to Earth… Read more »

Calls for backdoor access to WhatsApp as Five Eyes nations meet

Countries focus on increasingly effective encryption of communications British, American and other intelligence agencies from English-speaking countries have concluded a two-day meeting in London amid calls for spies and police… Read more »

Australia passes law to hold social media companies responsible for “abhorrent violent material”

On Thursday, Australia lawmakers ushered through what is perhaps the toughest legal measures to hold social media companies accountable for the content they share. Only a few weeks after the… Read more »

All the day’s latest developments in the UK response to the Covid-19 pandemic Latest developments at a glance Coronavirus – latest global updates See all our coronavirus coverage 12.23pm BST… Read more »




German politician adds to chorus of complaints about American tactics to source protective gear Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The US has been accused of “modern… Read more »