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Coronavirus spreads in Middle East and beyond: Live updates

New infections and deaths reported around the world, with Brazil confirming its first case in Latin America.

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.

Apps help European supermarkets lure climate-conscious consumers

Apps help European supermarkets lure climate-conscious consumers

Supermarkets are seeing 'a seismic change' in the attitudes of shoppers, say tech analysts.

Ramaphosa proposes deep wage cuts. Cue showdown with unions

Ramaphosa proposes deep wage cuts. Cue showdown with unions

South African president wants to cut public sector wages to rein in spiralling debt.

Virus drags down loan growth, asset quality at Hong Kong banks

Virus drags down loan growth, asset quality at Hong Kong banks

Lenders in Hong Kong are seeing lower demand for mortgages, credit card usage and corporate loans.

UK stocks follow Asia's tumble on coronavirus fears

UK stocks follow Asia's tumble on coronavirus fears

Rio Tinto and Diageo saw the biggest falls as trading opened in London.