Coronavirus: Face masks and coverings to be compulsory in England's shops

The health secretary says the new rule aims to give shoppers confidence and protect retail staff.

Winter wave of coronavirus 'could be worse than first'

Modelling suggests there could be a deadly second peak, killing more than 100,000 people in the UK.

Coronavirus: California reimposes sweeping restrictions amid virus spike

The governor has rolled back reopening plans across the state as virus cases soar.

Coronavirus: People told to phone ahead before going to A&E

The move at Wales' biggest A&E department does not apply to emergency cases.

Coronavirus: More than 100 outbreaks tackled a week, says Matt Hancock

"Targeted action" means outbreaks are being swiftly dealt with, the health secretary says.

Coronavirus: Florida sets new state daily case record of 15,299

A 24-hour tally of 15,299 new coronavirus cases eclipses the worst rates seen in New York in April.

Coronavirus: Llamas provide key to immune therapy

Llamas' specially evolved small antibodies are the basis for a coronavirus treatment breakthrough.

'Breakthrough' cancer study adds to Super Strong Sophie's legacy

The father of a five-year-old who died from cancer says he is proud she could help researchers.

Coronavirus: South Africa bans alcohol sales again to combat Covid-19

It is one of several restrictions introduced by President Ramaphosa amid rising infection rates.

Gloucester barbers trained to spot mental health issues

A hairdressing salon is using its bond with customers to help them with mental health issues.