Coronavirus: Brazil’s favela residents organise to stop the spread

Image caption Favela residents receive training to become “street presidents” – while social distancing Life may…

Coronavirus: Confirmed global cases pass one million

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Healthcare services around the world have been overwhelmed by the…

Coronavirus: US jobless claims hit 6.6 million as virus spreads

Image copyright EPA The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits has hit a record high for…

Brazil: Amazon land defender Zezico Guajajara shot dead

Image copyright Zezico Guajajara Image caption Zezico Guajajara is the fifth Amazon forest protector to be…

‘Deep concern’ over coronavirus emergency powers

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hungary was not singled out but there has been widespread…

Coronavirus: Spain sees record rise in unemployment amid lockdown

Image copyright EPA Image caption Spain’s restrictions on movement are expected to have a huge impact…

EU court rules against three states over refugees

Image copyright AFP Image caption Lesbos is one of the Greek islands struggling to accommodate migrants…

US sends warships to Caribbean to stop illegal drugs

Image copyright EPA Image caption President Trump is trying to divert attention from the coronavirus crisis,…

One novelist who won’t be writing about coronavirus

Image copyright Michael Lionstar Image caption The author’s best-sellers include Breathing Lessons and The Accidental Tourist…

In pictures: Deserted streets around the world

Image copyright Alaa al-Marjani / Reuters Image caption A market near the Imam Ali shrine in…