India has partially restored train services amid reports of chaos and overcrowding at some stations. At least 145,000 people will travel in trains on Monday as the country starts to reopen after a prolonged lockdown.
Hong Kong needs a controversial new security law to tackle "growing terrorism", the territory's security chief has said. John Lee said the city had become "shrouded in the shadow of violence".
The first hints that a vaccine can train people's immune systems to fight coronavirus have been reported by a company in the US.
A former top US health official has told Congress the country could face its "darkest winter in modern history" because of the coronavirus. Rick Bright led the government agency trying to develop a vaccine but was removed from his post last
A Covid-19 alert system is set to be launched by the government in England to track the virus, the prime minister is expected to announce on Sunday. The system will rank the threat level from coronavirus on a scale of one to five and be adjusted accor
The UK must avoid lurching from the coronavirus crisis into a deeper climate crisis, the government’s advisers have warned. They recommend that ministers ensure funds earmarked for a post-Covid-19 economic recovery go to firms that will reduce c
People living thousands of miles apart with nothing in common are today united in their struggle against coronavirus. More than three million people around the world have tested positive for the virus since it first emerged in China late last year. Cl
A minute's silence will be held across the UK later to commemorate the key workers who have died with coronavirus. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who returned to work on Monday, will join the tribute, which starts at 11:00 BST. More th
The three last cruise ships still sailing with passengers will dock today - and one has had quite the odyssey. The MSC Magnifica left Europe in January and was in the other corner of the world when ports began to close.