Coronavirus: US confirms first death of ‘high-risk’ patient

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMore coronavirus cases in the United States “likely” The US has reported its first death from the new coronavirus, in the north-west

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Chinese manufacturing hits record low amid coronavirus outbreak

Image copyright AFP Image caption Economic data shows the virus is hitting Chinese factories harder than the 2008 financial crisis Factory activity in China fell at a record rate in

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Afghan conflict: US and Taliban sign deal to end 18-year war

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe United States and the Taliban mark the signing of their agreement in Doha. The US and the Taliban have signed an

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Syria war: Turkey says thousands of migrants have crossed to EU

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGreek police fire tear gas at migrants Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says 18,000 migrants have crossed Turkish borders into Europe after

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Coronavirus: South Korea sees its largest rise in coronavirus cases

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The outbreak has been linked to the south-eastern city of Daegu South Korea has recorded its largest rise in coronavirus infections in a single

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One in five of UK’s top FTSE 350 firms warned over gender diversity

Image copyright Getty Images One in five of the top 350 UK companies have been warned about the lack of gender diversity at senior levels. A government-backed review has written

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Roman Polanski: Walkout as he wins best director at ‘French Oscars’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Another woman accused Polanski of rape in November Several actresses have walked out of the César awards ceremony in Paris after Roman Polanski, who was

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Could deepfakes be used to train office workers?

Image copyright LinkedIn Image caption The response to Preswerx’s advert, placed on business social network LinkedIn last month, has so far been disappointing A consultancy that makes business training videos

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Making chopsticks into house furnishings

ChopValue collects 350,000 used chopsticks from Vancouver restaurants every week. The bamboo utensils are cleaned and transformed into new products like kitchenware and tabletops. The company’s aim is to reduce

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Coronavirus: ‘Self-isolating will cost me £600’

Image copyright Alex Image caption Alex is not being paid while self-isolating “It’s quite hard, even after two days. Cabin fever sets in, and not knowing whether you’ll start to

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