Tag: Covid-19




Coronavirus live news: global number of confirmed cases passes 1m

Spain death toll passes 10,000; Italy reports 760 new deaths, taking total to 13,915, but a slower growth rate in infections; Thailand imposes national curfew Latest developments: at a glance… Read more »

Coronavirus live news: global cases near million mark as US federal stockpile of medical equipment dwindles

Trump says personal protective gear has nearly run out; Florida, Georgia, Mississippi ordered to shelter in place; record daily fatalities in UK. Follow the latest updates. At a glance: summary… Read more »

Africa Roundup: Africa’s tech ecosystem responds to COVID-19

In March, the virus gripping the world — COVID-19 — started to spread in Africa. In short order, actors across the continent’s tech ecosystem began to step up to stem… Read more »

MPs break ranks to criticise PM’s chief of staff, with 44 calling for him to quit or be sacked The full list of critical MPs Coronavirus – latest updates See… Read more »




Longest official mourning period in Spain’s democracy; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach Tory unrest increases pressure on PM to sack Dominic Cummings UK coronavirus… Read more »