There are concerns that President Donald Trump’s shifting positions on China and the coronavirus is further destabilising a critical relationship between Washington and Beijing.
Spain has reported a new record of 864 deaths in one day while total infections broke the 100,000 mark, making it the third country to surpass that milestone behind the United States and Italy.
Former de facto deputy prime minister Damian Green has blamed China for allowing the coronavirus pandemic to develop “because of unhygienic practices in markets”, and called for a cooling of international relations.
Advertising giant WPP has unveiled measures to save around £2 billion to bolster its finances as it confirmed efforts to help promote global coronavirus information campaigns.
New figures revealing a marked recovery in Chinese industry have helped to boost sentiment upon European traders.
New York officials have begged for health care reinforcements, saying up to a million more workers are needed to fight coronavirus, while the World Health Organisation warned that the pandemic is far from over in Asia as the worldwide toll passed 800,000.
A “lessons learnt” inquiry into the Covid-19 spread will need to be conducted after the crisis has abated amid questions about China’s handling of the outbreak, Dominic Raab has said.
Shopkeepers in the city at the centre of the virus outbreak in China were reopening on Monday but customers were scarce after authorities lifted more of the anti-virus controls that kept tens of millions of people at home for two months.
Spain and Italy demanded more European help as they fight coronavirus infections amid the continent’s worst crisis since the Second World War.
Covid-19 cases have topped more than 575,000 worldwide as a number of American states struggle to contain the virus and deaths surge in Italy and Spain.
Pangolins should be considered as possible hosts of coronavirus, scientists have said.
China says it is temporarily barring most foreigners from entering the country as it seeks to curb the number of imported coronavirus cases.
Chinese authorities said Tuesday they will end a two-month lockdown of most of coronavirus-hit Hubei province at midnight, as domestic cases of what has become a global pandemic subside.
New York City’s mayor is preparing to order its 8.5 million people behind closed doors as it quickly becomes one of the world’s biggest coronavirus hotspots.
A prestigious north-east private school is expanding – by opening a franchise in Canada.
China is supplying millions of masks and other desperately needed items to struggling governments, as it seeks to build political ties and defuse criticism over its early handling of the disease.
China has exonerated a doctor who was officially reprimanded for warning about the coronavirus outbreak and later died of the disease.
Italy has become the country with the most coronavirus-related deaths, surpassing China.
Table tennis prodigy Anna Hursey has been unable to return to her Chinese training base because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Apple is closing all stores outside Greater China until March 27 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Expedition operators on Mount Everest have said Chinese mountaineering officials will not allow spring climbs from their side of the mountain due to coronavirus fears.
A man has been pulled out from the rubble of a collapsed quarantine hotel in China nearly three days after the disaster.
Italy extended coronavirus travel restrictions previously limited to the country’s north to the whole country on Tuesday, with soldiers and police enforcing bans.
At least 10 people were killed and another 23 are missing after a hotel being used in China’s coronavirus fight suddenly collapsed.
More than a quarter of Italy’s population have been placed in mandatory quarantine as the government attempts to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
A hotel used to keep people who had contact with coronavirus patients under medical observation has collapsed in south-eastern China, trapping some 70 people, state media reported.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Japan has been postponed so both countries can fight the coronavirus outbreak, Japan’s chief government spokesman has said.
Incoming Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has said emergency supply chain finance is likely to be needed to help support firms struggling with the impact of Covid-19.
A Beijing-based intensive care doctor now working in Wuhan, the city at the epicentre of China’s Covid-19 outbreak, says designated hospitals in the city are seeing an increasing number of empty beds after a large number of virus patients were discharged.
Danish toy giant Lego has posted higher annual profits and said it is stepping up investment in shops and online with plans to open around another 150 outlets worldwide.