The Covid-19 death toll in the US has topped 500,000 – almost matching the number of Americans killed in the Second World War, Korea and Vietnam combined.
Johns Hopkins University
Shares in one of London’s biggest mining companies dropped on Wednesday as it revealed that Covid-19 had delayed the licensing of a new gold and silver plant in Mexico, while a landslide would hit gold production.
The number of coronavirus cases recorded around the world has passed 100 million, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
The US death toll from coronavirus has passed 400,000 in the final hours in office for President Donald Trump, whose handling of the crisis has been judged by public health experts a singular failure.
Coronavirus cases are rising across every age group and are active in all regions of mainland Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon has warned.
A snake robot has been developed by scientists in the race to advance the creation of search and rescue machines.
The Earth and its continents may have been shifting for longer than scientists previously thought.
A newly developed single blood test has the potential to change the way doctors screen for cancer, researchers have said.