Coronavirus outbreak

China reports 508 more virus cases, S Korea has 60 more

Beijing reports 77,658 cases and 2,663 deaths from coronavirus while Seoul says number of infections has hit 893.

India has strong anti-rape laws - so why aren't they working?

The Take explores how India's laws against rape have changed, but how implementation has been slow.

Asian shares struggle to bounce back as coronavirus worries surge

Asian shares struggle to bounce back as coronavirus worries surge

A sharp increase in infections globally sparks fresh concerns that the coronavirus could do more economic damage.

Could China's coronavirus outbreak hurt the global drug industry?

Could China's coronavirus outbreak hurt the global drug industry?

China, epicentre of the outbreak, is the world’s dominant maker of the building blocks of some of the most common drugs.

Katherine Johnson, 'American hero' and NASA pioneer, dies at 101

Katherine Johnson, 'American hero' and NASA pioneer, dies at 101

The 2016 Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures brought to light Johnson's 33-year career as a NASA mathematician.

US Supreme Court leans towards $7.5bn pipeline in trail dispute

US Supreme Court leans towards $7.5bn pipeline in trail dispute

Environmental groups have sued to stop the pipeline.