Coronavirus: Shares face worst week since global financial crisis

Stock markets across the globe are suffering their worst week since the global financial crisis of 2008. Asian markets have reacted badly as the coronavirus outbreak spreads across ...

Cycling’s UAE Tour cancelled over coronavirus

The UAE Tour has been cancelled with two stages remaining after two Italian “staff members” tested positive for coronavirus. Riders at the ...

Syria war: 29 Turkish troops killed in air strike in Idlib

At least 29 Turkish soldiers have been killed in an air strike by Syrian “regime forces” in north-western Syria, a senior Turkish official has said. More were hurt in Idlib ...

Canada to hold talks with indigenous group in bid to end blockades

OTTAWA (Reuters) – A Canadian government minister was scheduled to open two days of talks with a major indigenous group on Thursday in a bid to end three weeks of rail and road ...

West Midlands to get access to ultrafast home broadband

One million households in the West Midlands will be able to access to ultrafast gigabit-capable broadband from March, Virgin media says. The company says the switch-on of its gigabit ...

Learning difficulties ‘link to brain connections’

Differences associated with learning difficulties are found less in specific areas of the brain and more in the connections between them, experts say. After scanning 479 children’s ...

Coronavirus spread has major champions Lincicome, Lewis fearing for LPGA season

(Reuters) – The LPGA Tour’s return to the United States after three Asian events were canceled due to the coronavirus has not allayed the fears of new mothers Brittany Lincicome ...

Cycling: UAE Tour canceled after positive coronavirus tests

(Reuters) – The final two stages of the UAE Tour, which is featuring some of the world’s leading riders, has been canceled due to two Italian riders testing positive for coronavirus, ...

Coronavirus threatens global economy as experts warn no country will be spared

GENEVA/DUBAI (Reuters) – All countries need to prepare to combat the coronavirus, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, as authorities raced to contain the epidemic’s ...

California monitoring 8,400 for possible coronavirus but lacks test kits

(Reuters) – California is monitoring more than 8,400 people for coronavirus symptoms after arrival on commercial flights, but the state lacks test kits and is being held back ...