Coronavirus: Three out of four of Americans under some form of lockdown

About three out of four Americans are now, or about to be, under some form of lockdown, as more states tighten measures to fight the coronavirus. Maryland, Virginia, Arizona and Tennessee ...

Coronavirus: American Airlines to seek $12bn in state aid

American Airlines has confirmed it will seek $12bn (£9.7bn) of financial support from the US government because of the impact of coronavirus. Employees were told in an email this ...

Houseparty offers $1m reward for proof of sabotage

The owner of video chat and game app Houseparty is offering a $1m (£810,750) reward for evidence the company was the victim of a commercial smear campaign. Online rumours alleged ...

Coronavirus: Police told to be ‘consistent’ with lockdown approach

UK police officers have been told to take a “consistent” approach when ensuring people comply with emergency measures aimed at curbing coronavirus. Guidance to officers ...

Coronavirus: Trump says US in good shape to meet ‘peak’

Donald Trump has said the US will be in “very good shape” in terms of the number of ventilators by the time the coronavirus outbreak peaks. The US president said there ...

Coronavirus: UK measures ‘making a difference’

People are heeding the advice to stay at home to keep pressure off the NHS, and there are early signs that it is working, the UK’s chief scientific adviser has said. Sir Patrick ...

Coronavirus: ‘Nurses prepare for the worst but not this’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Facing supply shortages and the fear that this could just be the beginning, a nurse working in a New York City emergency ...

Coronavirus: Amazon workers threaten strikes over virus protection

Pressure is building on Amazon and other delivery firms to improve protections for workers worried about getting infected with coronavirus. Some US workers at Amazon and US food delivery ...

Author Michael Rosen ‘poorly but stable’ say family

Former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen is “very poorly at the moment” and spent a night in intensive care, his family have said. The statement on Twitter said he was ...

Arts go interactive during coronavirus lockdown

As Britain begins its second week under strict conditions restricting movements and gatherings, arts organisations are getting creative in their attempts to interact with patrons. The ...