US Navy captain pleads for help over outbreak

Image copyright Reuters The captain of a US aircraft carrier carrying more than 4,000 crew has called for urgent help to halt a coronavirus outbreak on his ship. Scores of people on board the Theodore…

Thai elephants face starvation as tourism plummets

Image copyright Alex Johncola Image caption Elephants are a major feature of Thailand's tourist trail More than 1,000 elephants face starvation in Thailand because the coronavirus crisis has slashed revenue from tourism, conservationists say. An…

LA gun stores reopen, deemed essential business

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Customers queue outside a LA county gun shop Los Angeles County is reopening gun shops to the public after a federal memo listed them as "essential" businesses. Sheriff Alex…

Russia includes jail terms to enforce crackdown

Image caption Strict lockdowns in Moscow have been followed up by regions across the country The Russian parliament has approved an “anti-virus” package of laws including up to seven years in prison for serious violations…

Houseparty offers $1m reward for proof of sabotage

Image copyright Houseparty Image caption Houseparty has become one of the most downloaded apps in several countries The owner of video chat and game app Houseparty is offering a $1m (£810,750) reward for evidence the…