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People enter the Chinese city where the coronavirus outbreak began for the first time in months.

With millions of migrant labourers and homeless people left without income, officials are struggling to help.

From Saturday, foreigners will not be allowed into China - even if they have visas.

With the first made-in-India kits, the country could hugely scale up testing for the coronavirus.

A religious preacher in the northern state of Punjab who died of Covid-19 may have infected hundreds.

Investors are betting that measures by the US and G20 will ease the economic impact of the pandemic.

The green sea turtle is vulnerable to extinction as the climate warms, Australian scientists say.

In a South Korean ICU, nurses wearing heavy self-contained respiratory systems work two-hour shifts.

Confusion for some in the grocery aisles as Malaysia allows only 'heads of the family' to shop.

The third such event in five years prompts scientists to renew urgent warnings about climate change.

China is the biggest market for electric vehicles, but the coronavirus is the latest blow to shake the industry.

Barbers and hairdressers have been allowed to remain open, despite coronavirus restrictions.

India's last-mile delivery executives are struggling to function as the country goes in lockdown.

Fighting the virus is hampered by crowded living conditions and a struggling healthcare system.

'Caremongers' are working to help the elderly and vulnerable Indians in times of coronavirus.

India imposes preventative measures in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Step outside without a face mask in Hong Kong and you'll get looks. That's not true elsewhere. Why?

From hospital workers, to police, to rubbish collectors - key workers in India face a daunting task.

Millions of Indians who rely on daily wages from jobs like cleaning risk running out of money.

An Australian zoo has begun streaming its animals – but it’s a keeper who’s proved most popular.

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Measures to target coronavirus may get tougher, Boris Johnson says in letter sent to every UK home.

There are many unanswered questions about the new coronavirus, Covid-19.

Arlene Foster says they are "extraordinary powers" but that we are living in "extraordinary times".

Some people face months of coronavirus isolation because of medical conditions. How will they cope?

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge endorse new advice on wellbeing during the pandemic.

A jury found the former first minister not guilty on 12 sexual assault charges, while another was found not proven.

The British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran is also being considered for clemency, her husband says.

The party says UK ministers should focus on the coronavirus pandemic and seek to extend the transition period.

A woman also entered the River Weaver in Northwich, Cheshire, with the 21-year-old man who died.

Jo Brewer has overseen more than 1,000 funerals and said services at the moment were "so much harder".

Struggling bus companies can access £69m hardship funding, if they commit to helping key workers.

Shops are closed and transport stopped after strict lockdown was imposed at four hours notice on Monday.

Comparing the UK’s epidemic to other countries after Friday saw the biggest rise in deaths so far.

Pictures show people across the UK stepping outside to pay tribute to the work of the NHS in the coronavirus crisis

If coronavirus can be transferred on to surfaces, safe food shopping presents challenges.

Bob Weighton, from Hampshire, turns 112 today. What has the world's oldest man lived through?

Amid the virus, some retailers are seeing trade collapse, but others are overwhelmed by demand.

Meet the people who have made it their mission to feed the National Health Service for free.

The UK is avoiding buying from middlemen as prices rocket amid feverish global trading conditions.

"Food insecurity" could cause a wave of first time horticulturalists, experts say.