Shadow trade secretary Emily Thornberry has said it would be a “disgrace” if the UK supplied equipment to US authorities to crush protests against police brutality.
The United States has surpassed the “grim” milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths.
A campaign to raise funds for the family of a railway worker who died of coronavirus after being spat at while on duty has raised over £40,000.
Communities across the world are adapting to the realities of living with the coronavirus pandemic while battling to save their economies.
The US may seek to block the UK from negotiating its own trade deal with China, Labour’s Emily Thornberry has warned.
India’s rail network is reopening and millions in the Philippines are able to leave their homes again as countries around the world ease coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
An Aberdeen family has shared entries from the wartime diaries of a woman who had a front-row seat when the guns fell silent in the European theatre of the Second World War.
New Zealand has eased a strict lockdown amid hopeful signs coronavirus has been all but vanquished in Australasia for the moment.
Small shops reopened on Wednesday in Berlin as a few nations began easing coronavirus restrictions to restart their economies, but trepidation expressed by some workers and customers indicated a return to normality is still a long way off.
US President Donald Trump has announced he will be placing a 60-day pause on the issuing of certain immigration green cards in an effort to limit competition for jobs in a US economy wrecked by the coronavirus.
A near-500 billion dollar (£403bn) coronavirus aid package has been approved by the US Senate, after Congress and the White House reached a deal to replenish a small business payroll fund and provided new money for hospitals and testing.
Nations around the world have taken advantage of their flattening coronavirus infection curves to tentatively ease lockdowns, edging toward a new yet unknown state of normal amid a devastating pandemic.
State governors eager to rescue their economies and feeling heat from US President Donald Trump are moving to ease restrictions meant to control the spread of coronavirus, even as new hot spots emerge and experts warn that moving too fast could prove disastrous.
President Donald Trump has insisted deaths from Covid-19 are much higher in China than in the US, despite official statistics painting a far different picture.
As countries consider how to restart their virus-halted economies, early experiences in China and parts of Europe show it will be no easy task.
Severe weather has swept across the Deep South in the United States, killing at least 20 people and damaging hundreds of homes from Louisiana into the Appalachian Mountains.
Three people have died after travelling on a cruise ship with coronavirus patients that has docked in Florida, authorities said.
Another cruise ship with coronavirus patients on board has docked in Florida.
The governor of New York has vowed to take ventilators and protective equipment from private hospitals and companies that are not using them as the state’s coronavirus death toll rose to almost 3,000.
Coronavirus deaths have mounted with alarming speed in Spain, Italy and New York, the most lethal hotspot in the United States, as figures show more than one million people around the globe have been infected.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the world has passed the one million threshold.
The coronavirus outbreak has left 10 million Americans unemployed in just two weeks.
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.
Spain has become the third country to surpass China in coronavirus infections after the United States and Italy.
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.
The US has charged Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro and several of his key aides with narco-terrorism.
Global shares plunged on Thursday after the World Health Organisation declared a coronavirus pandemic and indexes sank on Wall Street.
Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has issued a decree promising to release 1,500 Taliban prisoners.
Boeing has landed its crew capsule in the New Mexico desert after an aborted flight to the International Space Station.
The first-ever Amy Winehouse exhibition in the United States will debut at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles next month.