US senator probed for insider trading – reports

Image copyright AFP Image caption Senator Richard Burr has denied basing his sales on privileged information The US justice department is investigating alleged insider trading by lawmakers who sold stocks just before the coronavirus pandemic…

You prepare for the worst as a nurse…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCoronavirus: Lack of medical supplies 'a national shame'Facing supply shortages and the fear that this could just be the beginning, a nurse working in a New York…

In the middle of the coronavirus crisis, some…

As officials scramble to supply hospitals with much needed protective equipment for doctors and nurses fighting the novel coronavirus on the front lines, hospital leaders around the country warn that they are running low on…

Amazon workers threaten strikes over virus gear

Image caption Amazon has seen a spike in demand for health and personal care products amid the coronavirus pandemic Pressure is building on Amazon and other delivery firms to improve protections for workers worried about…

Spains coronavirus outbreak slowing

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A temporary hospital in the Ifema exhibition centre in Madrid opened to patients last week The growth in coronavirus cases in hard-hit Spain appears to be slowing, the country's…

Singapore court upholds gay sex ban

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A gay rights rally, Pink Dot, is in held in Singapore annually A bid to overturn a law that criminalises gay sex in Singapore has been dismissed by a…