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A cook wearing a face mask works at a restaurant at a food court in Wuhan. The spike in new cases comes as a World Health Organisation team of experts investigating the origins of the pandemic is set to arrive on Thursday in Wuhan. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty

China posted its biggest daily jump in Covid-19 cases in more than five months on Wednesday, stepping up containment measures that have seen four citi(...)

A medical worker  swabs a citizen for a Covid-19 test at a makeshift clinic  in Seoul, South Korea on Monday. Authorities have begun offering free  tests at 150 new makeshift  testing sites in Seoul and  surrounding areas under a three-week containment campaign. Photograph: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

More than 72.2 million cases of coronavirus have been recorded worldwide with more than 1.6 million deaths, according to the latest data from Johns Ho(...)

At least two experimental vaccines have been approved for emergency use in China. Photograph: iStock

China has offered experimental coronavirus vaccines to aviation industry workers, according to a regulatory notice seen by Reuters, in a push to inoc(...)

A worker wearing a full protective suit stands as people are tested for Covid-19 at a makeshift coronavirus testing centre, in Beijing on Wednesday. Photograph: EPA

Seven US states have reported their highest coronavirus patient admissions in the pandemic so far, as cases surge in the US following the easing of re(...)

 Hong Kong riot police issue a warning as they try to clear away people gathered in the Central district of Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images

Hong Kong riot police fired pepper-ball rounds and arrested more than 300 people on Wednesday, as thousands of protesters took to the streets to oppos(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan on her way to finishing second in the 1,500m. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

There are possibly some people, somewhere, who still attribute the most incredible running performances of our time to the fresh turtle blood and cate(...)

The world’s first SMR  began operations in June 2018. The AP1000 was built by US manufacturing giant Westinghouse Electric Co, and is about 400km to the south of Shanghai

Ireland is struggling to reduce its greenhouse gases even while making great strides in harnessing wind power, so is there a case for looking at devel(...)

The US president Donal Trump kicked off the process of imposing tariffs on a further $200 billion of imports from China, in a significant escalation of the trade war between the two powers.

China accused the United States of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in its trade dispute, threat(...)

 Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei at a meeting with Iranian elite students in Tehran, Iran, today. Photograph: Iran supreme leader website/EPA

Iran’s supreme leader has described Donald Trump as “mentally retarded” as he urged Europe to do more to back the 2015 nuclear deal, following the US (...)

Pirelli, which supplies tyres for Formula One cars, will present details of its IPO, including a price range, as early as this week. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Pirelli, the tyre maker that supplies Formula One race cars, is seeking an equity valuation of as much as €9 billion in its initial public offering (I(...)

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