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Pandemic Coronavirus (covid-19) Statistics

All countries
59,257,283
Confirmed Cases
Updated on November 23, 2020 6:14 pm
All countries
1,398,243
Total Deaths
Updated on November 23, 2020 6:14 pm
All countries
17,346,016
Total active cases
Updated on November 23, 2020 6:14 pm

Former Republican officials call Trump refusal ‘serious threat’

More than 100 former Republican national security officials want Trump to ‘cease’ his ‘assault’ on the integrity of the election.Former CIA Director Michael Hayden,...

Turkey summons EU, German, Italian envoys over vessel search bid

Turkey protests against ‘unauthorised action, carried out using force,’ as Germany says everything went in line with protocol.A screen grab captured from a video...

UAE loosens rules on foreign ownership of firms to lure investors

Overhaul signals another change for the UAE as it grapples with the financial fallout of the pandemic.

Carbon dioxide levels keep rising despite industrial lockdown

World Meteorological Organization data crush hopes lockdowns across the world would have pushed emissions to record low.

GM recalls 7 million trucks and SUVs over Takata air bags

GM made annoucement after US government told the auto giant to recall 6 million vehicles in the US.

US man fails Bond-esque underwater escape from FBI using 'sea scooter'

image copyrightGetty ImagesIt was a getaway attempt worthy of Ian Fleming, but in the end, a suspected US fraudster proved he was no James...

Covid-19: Tougher tier rules when England lockdown ends

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Monday evening. We'll have another update for you tomorrow morning.1. Boris...

Covid pub rules 'killing Christmas not saving it'

image copyrightGetty ImagesThe UK hospitality industry says that new Covid rules in England "are killing Christmas" and has warned pubs, restaurants and hotels face...

Jonathan Maertens: Man who raped girls jailed

image copyrightHampshire ConstaabularyA "prolific" sex attacker who raped and abused girls has been jailed for life.Jonathan Maertens, 35, of Freshwater on the Isle of...

Covid-19: PM sets out England’s return to three-tier system

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has outlined the plans for England after lockdown, which entails a return to the regional tier system, but with stricter...

Boris Johnson against MPs' pay rise, says No 10

image copyrightPA MediaBoris Johnson thinks MPs should not receive their annual pay rise in April, according to his spokesman. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority...

Lockdown to end next week allowing shops, gyms and salons to reopen – and fans back in some stadiums

England's second national lockdown will be lifted on 2 December when a revised three-tiered system of restrictions will allow shops, gyms and hairdressers to...

Digital marketing firms file UK competition complaint against Google’s Privacy Sandbox

Google’s push to phase out third party tracking cookies — aka its ‘Privacy Sandbox’ initiative — is facing a competition challenge in Europe. A...

Resilience raises over $800 million to transform pharmaceutical manufacturing in response to COVID-19

Resilience, a new biopharmaceutical company backed by $800 million in financing from investors including ARCH Venture Partners and 8VC, has emerged from stealth to...

Oxford University’s COVID-19 vaccine shows high efficacy, and is cheaper to make and easier to store

Oxford University’s COVID-19 vaccine, being developed in partnership with drugmaker AstraZeneca, has shown to be 70.4% effective in preliminary results from its Phase 3...

The promise and challenge of Roblox’s future in China

In a much-anticipated move, California-based gaming firm Roblox filed to go public last week. One aspect driving the future growth of the children- and...

Investors plan major move into renewable energy infrastructure

Global investors managing nearly $7tn (£5.2bn) of assets plan to almost double their spending on renewable energy infrastructure over the next five years amid...

Climate crisis: CO2 hits new record despite Covid-19 lockdowns

Climate-heating gases have reached record levels in the atmosphere despite the global lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the UN’s World Meteorological Organization has...