Hundreds of food banks have been set up around New York to provide three meals a day to the newly unemployed and struggling.
One in ten US workers have lost their jobs in the last three weeks, according to latest weekly unemployment claims figures.
Identity cards have been mandatory only twice in British history - during the two world wars - moments of enormous national emergency.
Britain's aviation industry will renew its bid for emergency government aid, urging ministers to agree "better coordinated" measures to prevent the loss of tens of thousands of manufacturing and service sector jobs.
The government is facing calls to introduce price controls on essential items sold online after eBay and Amazon were accused of failing to stop profiteering during the coronavirus pandemic.
Teachers have been stopped from using Zoom in Singapore following a series of "very serious incidents".
Particles carrying the coronavirus can remain in the air longer than previously thought, according to researchers.
Cadbury workers are using chocolate machines to produce visors for medics who are treating coronavirus patients.
Stock markets have rallied despite latest evidence of the catastrophic impact coronavirus is having on the global economy - as central banks stepped in with more help.
It is a little-known fact that even the UK government has an overdraft facility.
Department store Debenhams has formally confirmed that it has entered administration - for the second time in the past year.
The UK tourism industry is braced for a £2bn hit from the coronavirus lockdown over the Easter holidays as popular destinations urge people to stay away despite the devastating impact their absence will have on businesses.
An emergency funding scheme set up by the chancellor to funnel interest-free loans to small businesses has triggered a further flashpoint over banks' rejection of funding applications by companies with private equity backers.
The UK economy grew 0.1% overall in the three months to February - a worrying picture of the situation before the coronavirus lockdown.
BT workers are being verbally and even physically abused after spurious online claims linking the spread of the coronavirus to 5G masts, a senior executive at the company has told Sky News.
Scientists have warned that the coronavirus outbreak "could easily resurge" when lockdown measures are relaxed.
The Queen's favourite grocer is placing 700 of its staff onto the government's emergency wage subsidy programme as it faces a prolonged shutdown of its famous Piccadilly store.
Two of Britain's most powerful trade union bosses have implored the chancellor to speed up access to the government's emergency wage subsidy scheme or face the collapse of the ground handling companies that underpin the aviation sector.
The number of people travelling through US airports this week has fallen to levels not seen since the 1950s, due to the coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
Airbnb has announced it is blocking bookings for most British customers following an increase in the number of so-called "isolation retreats".
Interserve, the outsourcing firm, has begun hiring 1500 staff to meet demands from the NHS for a temporary workforce at the network of hospitals set up to treat coronavirus patients.
The highest-ever resolution images of the sun have been revealed by British scientists working alongside NASA researchers.
Globally the coronavirus pandemic is proving to be a double-edged sword for the games industry.
The government has expanded its overdraft with the Bank of England to make sure it has enough cash to cope with the economic fallout from coronavirus.
UK scientists say the coronavirus is "hit and run" and not as well shielded from the immune system as some others - meaning it could be easier to develop a vaccine.
Sir Philip Green's Dorothy Perkins-to-TopShop empire is racing to raise tens of millions of pounds to secure its immediate future as the coronavirus maelstrom wreaks havoc across Britain's high streets.
The boss of taxpayer-backed NatWest group is to give up pay and bonuses worth up to £2.3m as the coronavirus crisis weighs on UK households and businesses.
When, on Tuesday last week, Britain's banks announced they would not be paying their final dividends in respect of 2019, there was a lot of focus on how the Prudential Regulation Authority - the arm of the Bank of England responsible for ensuring financial stability - had leaned on them to do so
Britain's banks have defied the Treasury and Bank of England's efforts to get them to lessen the burden on households, raising their interest rates on mortgages after the Bank cut the country's official borrowing rate.
Global trade could collapse this year on a scale that draws parallels with the Great Depression of the 1930s, the WTO has warned.
Donald Trump paused his efforts around the growing coronavirus crisis to sign an executive order clearing the path for US to mine the moon for resources.
One of Britain's leading stock market investors has told companies that they must make a compelling case for raising "precious and expensive" equity during the coronavirus pandemic as bankers prepare to unveil a deluge of cash calls.
Europe's biggest economies have begun counting the cost to growth from the coronavirus crisis - as leaders across the continent struggle to reach agreement on how to mitigate its impact.
Hundreds of partners at KPMG, the big four accountancy firm, are facing pay cuts worth hundreds of thousands of pounds as it seeks to conserve cash because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Tesco has warned that it could take a hit of up to £925m due to the coronavirus, according to its latest set of results.
Facebook has launched an app for couples called Tuned that will allow them to build a digital scrapbook.
Employees at Britain’s busiest airport have been warned that they face the sack if they refuse to accept voluntary pay cuts during the coronavirus pandemic.
Twitter founder and boss Jack Dorsey has set aside $1bn (£812m) in stock to help fund relief efforts related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A former drug company executive wants to get out of prison so he can help research a treatment for the coronavirus.
Engineers from a university have designed a new face shield that can be mass produced to meet the surge in demand from the NHS amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The UK's largest travel firm has cancelled its beach holidays for the next five weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Donald Trump is obsessed with hydroxychloroquine.
People across the UK have briefly emerged from quarantine to gaze at the spectacle of a pink supermoon.
The founder of easyJet has warned he will sue executives at the airline if they spend a "penny" on a £4.5bn order for new planes.
Sainsbury's has lifted buying restrictions on "thousands" of products to help those shopping for vulnerable people who are unable to leave the house.
Students and staff at the University of Warwick have been left in the dark about critical cyber security issues which could have allowed hackers to steal their data, Sky News has learnt.
There are a few things we know about COVID-19 but they are far outweighed by what we don't know.
Dairy farmers are asking for government support after demand for milk from cafes and restaurants plummeted when the UK went into lockdown.
Taiwan has banned government officials from using Zoom just days after the company admitted to mistakenly routing its users traffic through servers in China.
Worldwide debt reached 322% of GDP last year, according to new figures which will worry governments planning post-coronavirus economic recoveries.
The Duke of York's former private secretary has resigned as chief executive of his flagship business venture three months after reaching a settlement to leave Buckingham Palace.
The pound has taken a hit against the safe haven dollar on news of Boris Johnson's deterioration as he battles coronavirus in intensive care.
Ocado, the online supermarket, faces becoming the first prominent victim of a pay backlash since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic after an influential proxy adviser called for the ousting of a senior director.
Researchers in the US have used virtual reality (VR) for the first time to reveal how coronavirus attacks the lungs and kills people.
WhatsApp is introducing a new limit on message forwarding to tackle the spread of misinformation, its parent company Facebook has announced.
Facebook will ask users whether they have been infected with the coronavirus as part of a project to generate "heat maps" of the outbreak.
Analysts have reported an "alarming uplift" in visits to shops last weekend as the government appealed for people to obey the UK's lockdown restrictions.
The immediate threat to Imagination Technologies Group’s British headquarters appeared to recede on Tuesday when its owner abandoned an emergency board meeting set up to hand control to a state-owned Chinese investor.
Sky News has learnt that care homes are being asked to take in hospital patients who have tested positive for coronavirus.
Unions have called on struggling companies to prioritise workers during the COVID-19 outbreak as concerns grow over the use of government support schemes for employees.
You've heard of government bonds, you've heard of corporate bonds and you may even have heard of muni bonds, a popular asset class in the United States.
European stock markets have made a strong start to the week as investors eye a slowing in the rate of coronavirus infections in some worst-hit countries.
The boss of Imagination Technologies is on the brink of resigning as a state-owned Chinese company attempts to seize control of the British-based chip designer.
Ex-Labour leader Ed Miliband has returned to the party's front bench after Sir Keir Starmer announced his new shadow cabinet.
The family-owned footwear retailer Clarks has drawn up plans for the permanent closure of some of its stores and drafted in bankers to review its finances as the coronavirus crisis takes its toll.
Volkswagen (VW) has suffered a legal setback following its refusal to pay compensation to UK drivers over the so-called dieselgate scandal.
Debenhams has filed a notice of intent to appoint administrators as it moves to shield itself from creditors amid the coronavirus crisis.
Warburg Pincus, one of the world’s biggest private equity investors, is buying a stake in Privitar, a British data privacy specialist which counts the NHS among its clients.
What is, usually, the best month for new car sales has delivered the industry's worst March performance for more than 20 years.
A union organisation has warned against rising poverty as a report suggests the young and low-paid will be worst affected by business shutdowns during the coronavirus crisis.
The founder of easyJet has escalated his battle against the low-cost carrier's board by threatening to oust one of its top executives and warning that it could run out of money by August.
One of the City's best-known stock-pickers has lost his grip on an investment trust he has managed for almost a quarter of a century, as COVID-19's impact on the stock market hammers the performance of active fund managers.
As hospitals around the world struggle to handle the influx of COVID-19 patients, cyber criminals are threatening to exploit the crisis and hold them to ransom, according to an Interpol warning.
NHS England's medical director has said he is "outraged and disgusted" at conspiracy theorists who claim 5G masts are the true cause of the coronavirus outbreak.
David Davis, the former Brexit secretary, has urged ministers to probe a Chinese bid to take control of Imagination Technologies Group, amid fears that the British chip designer's assets will be shifted away from the UK.
The accelerating flow of high street coronavirus casualties looks set to continue this weekend as Cath Kidston, the modern vintage retailer, lines up administrators in a bid to secure its long-term future.
A state-controlled Chinese investor is trying to seize control of Imagination Technologies Group, the British chip designer – sparking fears that its prized intellectual property assets could disappear from the UK.
The quartet of companies which dominate ground operations at Britain's airports are begging the Treasury for a 12-month business rates holiday as they stand on the brink of financial ruin.
Medical supplies and personal protective equipment will be delivered to NHS workers on the frontline of the battle against coronavirus after arriving via a special charter Virgin Atlantic flight from Shanghai.
Visits to shops, museums and cafes in the UK have fallen by 85% since the coronavirus outbreak, according to data shared by Google.
A 5G mast has been set on fire in a suspected arson attack after the technology was linked online to the spread of coronavirus.
All good things come to an end and, after a record-breaking 113 consecutive months of job creation in the United States, it was confirmed that US employers shed jobs in March rather than creating them.
Shares in bus operators have risen on news that England's bus companies will get £167m from the government to help them operate during the coronavirus pandemic.
The owner of Ladbrokes and Coral has dealt a fresh blow to beleaguered high street landlords by refusing to pay rent on more than 3,000 shops.
Sir Philip Green's Arcadia group has been given taxpayer backing through the government's job retention scheme to furlough 14,500 workers.
The founder of JD.com, China's biggest retailer, is donating millions of items of medical equipment to the NHS as some prominent Chinese companies see the coronavirus pandemic as a way to burnish their reputations in key export markets.
Shareholders in Debenhams are preparing to place the 242 year-old department store chain into administration as they seek to protect the business from creditors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The brewer of the Mexican beer Corona is suspending production because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The chancellor is extending the coronavirus loan scheme for small and medium businesses who have been affected by the disease.
Britain's services and manufacturing firms are falling deeper into an economic slump, according to a closely-watched survey.
Britain's high streets have suffered their worst month on record, as the coronavirus lockdown hammered retailers.
An A-level student and two former pupils have turned their school into a factory to produce protective equipment to help the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis.
The managing director of the World Bank has told Sky News that the coronavirus could wreak devastation on populations in the developing world.
Schoolchildren are at extra risk from online paedophiles while they are stuck at home during the coronavirus crisis, investigators have warned.