Coronavirus pandemic

Confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide top 1.5m: Live updates

Another 6.6 million people in the US file for unemployment benefits as total number of deaths in Spain surpasses 15,000.

Hungry and harassed under India's coronavirus lockdown

Millions of migrant workers in India are uniquely vulnerable to homelessness during the pandemic.

Moxie move: Fed rolls out huge $2.3 trillion economic backstop

Moxie move: Fed rolls out huge $2.3 trillion economic backstop

Unprecedented programme provides up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support US economy through coronavirus crisis.

Europe could fall, Italy warns as EU tries again for rescue deal

EU chiefs try again to agree financial rescue deal

European finance ministers are again trying to hammer out a deal to minimise the expected recession.

US gig workers confused by coronavirus financial relief aid

US gig workers confused by coronavirus financial relief aid

Crisis spurred US government to extend unemployment benefits to more workers, but many don't know if they qualify.

Can the world's top oil producers save a crashing market?

Can the world's top oil producers save a crashing market?

Saudi, Russia and US will need to forge an unprecedented oil agreement to deal with an unrivalled crisis, say analysts.