Retailers are fighting a rearguard action to keep their logistics operations functioning after Next pulled the plug on its distribution centres, citing employees' concerns about the risk of contracting coronavirus.
An elderly couple from Northamptonshire has issued a plea "just to get some fresh air" after spending the past nine days stuck in a cramped cabin on a coronavirus-infected cruise ship.
Coronavirus will be coming to the fictional world of The Archers, months after the pandemic reached the UK.
A total of 4,500 high street jobs were hanging by a thread on Monday lunchtime after BrightHouse, the rent-to-own retailer, and the restaurant chain Carluccio’s filed for administration.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the nation's poorest communities for forgiveness after ordering further restrictions to combat the spread of coronavirus among its 1.3 billion people.
The prime minister's chief adviser Dominic Cummings is in self-isolation after showing coronavirus symptoms, No 10 has confirmed.
EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet of aircraft due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The banking industry has warned of a surge in so-called "smishing" scams as criminals try to exploit the coronavirus pandemic.
Air pollution appears to have decreased in urban areas across the world as cities continue to be locked down to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders has caused outrage after posting a video which appears to condone domestic abuse.
Spain has become the third country to confirm more cases of coronavirus than China - as its number of deaths rose by 812 in a day to reach a total of 7,340.
A government minister has defended the UK's coronavirus testing regime following growing calls for the country to hugely expand its programme.
Rapper Bugzy Malone has said he is "lucky to be alive" after suffering serious injuries in a quad bike crash.
The cost of Brent crude oil has hit its lowest level since November 2002 as financial markets eye deepening economic damage from the coronavirus crisis.
The coronavirus outbreak in the UK appears to be "slowing", a leading scientist and government adviser has said.
The Mercedes F1 team has helped develop a breathing aid to keep coronavirus patients out of intensive care, with a host of other rival teams having pitched in to provide UK hospitals with thousands of extra ventilators.
A homeless man has been charged after an NHS worker was punched in the face and left with a fractured cheekbone in Salford.
Thirty-six critically-ill coronavirus patients have been transferred across France in two high-speed trains.
A frontline NHS consultant has died after testing positive for the coronavirus.
The billionaire founder of easyJet is threatening to seek the removal of most of its board members unless it cancels a £4.5bn aircraft order that he warned could threaten its future amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The government is cracking down on fake advice spread about the coronavirus, from myths about how to treat symptoms to scam text messages warning people they face jail for leaving their homes.
Donald Trump has said coronavirus deaths in the US are expected to peak in two weeks - as his top scientific adviser warned the outbreak could kill up to 200,000 Americans.
Few measures have been enforced to curb coronavirus in Belarus - instead, people are being urged to drink vodka and go to saunas.
Hospital staff are hiding personal protective equipment (PPE) during the coronavirus outbreak due to shortages on the NHS frontline, medics have claimed.
Boris Johnson has revealed 20,000 ex-staff have returned to the NHS to help fight coronavirus after Britons were warned restrictions on their lives may last for at least six months.
Mercedes and McLaren are among a host of British Formula One teams helping a project to make breathing aids for coronavirus patients in the UK.
The phone doesn't stop ringing at the Gerard J Nuefeld funeral home in New York City.
Donald Trump says the US will not foot the bill for Harry and Meghan's security, writing on Twitter: "They must pay!"
Police have stopped a driver on a 224-mile round trip to collect £15 windows he bought on eBay during the UK's coronavirus lockdown - when officers discovered his wife was in the boot.
The NHS has enlisted easyJet and Virgin Atlantic to help staff the new Nightingale hospitals being built to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
Thousands of migrant workers in India descended on state borders and bus stations as they tried to get back to their rural eastern villages during the country's three-week coronavirus lockdown.
For parents with seriously ill children, the fear of coronavirus consumes every moment of every day.
A husband with terminal bowel cancer fears the coronavirus outbreak means he'll never hug his wife again - and has begged the British public to respect the lockdown so he might get to live a normal life for a short time before he dies.
Another 207 people have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus, taking the total to 1,235.
The British public have been under an unprecedented lockdown for nearly a week, with people told to stay inside and avoid gatherings to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Barclays is close to securing qualified investor support for a new action plan on climate change amid pressure on global banks' relationships with carbon-polluting companies.
People in the UK have been told to remain in the house for all but essential travel and once-daily exercise in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus - but countries around the world seem to have different interpretations of lockdown.
Euroclear, one of the world's largest settlement houses for financial transactions, is facing a furious backlash from investors over a plan to hike fees for protecting assets during the coronavirus pandemic.
Deliveroo, the food delivery service, is to deliver 500,000 free meals to NHS workers across Britain as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies.
The number of people to have died after testing positive for the coronavirus has risen by 838 in Spain and 756 in Italy.
Time spent self-isolating can be quite repetitive, but Sam Hustler has taken this monotony to new heights.
Frontline hospital staff have received support from their paramedic colleagues who sang "You'll Never Walk Alone" from the other side of a door.
Michael Gove says the UK is now testing 10,000 people a day for coronavirus.
The SNP has called on Boris Johnson to "hit pause" on Brexit negotiations and seek an extension to the transition period to focus on the coronavirus pandemic.
A woman whose body was found in the grounds of a Baptist church in east London, suffered fatal head injuries, police have said.
Tony Blair has suggested there will be a point where a "very large" proportion of the whole UK population will need to be tested for coronavirus to track the disease.
Authorities are preparing for a spike in domestic abuse cases during the UK's coronavirus lockdown, a senior police officer has told Sky News.
This is what I observed after spending the day in Alexandra, an impoverished and badly overcrowded township in Johannesburg.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband says Iran's decision to extend her leave from prison by two weeks and consider her for clemency "feels like baby steps hopefully towards freedom".
Former health secretary Jeremy Hunt has called for mass testing to end the coronavirus lockdown faster.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has written to 30 million households to update people on the government's plans to contain the coronavirus in the UK:
China is building a fortress against coronavirus.
Premier League referee Anthony Taylor has become an NHS volunteer as he supports his family through the coronavirus pandemic.
Normally the streets of Ironbridge in Shropshire would be bustling with tourists enjoying the world heritage site on a sunny day.
Videos have emerged of desperate people in Italy begging for help because they have run out of money and food.
Boris Johnson has raised the prospect of stricter lockdown measures in a letter that will be sent to every household in the UK.
US President Donald Trump appears to have changed his mind about the possibility of imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
The nine women who made sexual assault allegations against former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond say they were "devastated" after he was acquitted.
A man who was rushed into intensive care after contracting COVID-19 has told Sky News how his terrifying ordeal began when a bad cough turned into a collapsed lung.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are backing extra support for mental health during the coronavirus outbreak, saying that "by pulling together and taking simple steps each day, we can all be better prepared for the times ahead".
Frontline NHS workers will be offered free places to stay by Airbnb during the coronavirus pandemic.
Boris Johnson has gone into self-isolation for seven days having tested positive for coronavirus.
Another 259 people have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus - with at least 13 of them having no underlying health problems.
NHS workers are being offered free cars and bikes to help them get to work.
One of the country's leading oncologists has told Sky News cancer patients are missing out on "vital" treatment during the coronavirus outbreak.
Conservative cabinet member Alister Jack has said he is self-isolating after experiencing symptoms of the coronavirus.
The Home Office has paused all evictions of asylum seekers for three months as part of efforts to halt the spread of coronavirus.
Employees who cannot take all their annual leave due to the coronavirus pandemic will be able to carry it over for two years, the business secretary has said.
The NHS could have prevented "chaos and panic" and was "wholly unprepared" for the coronavirus pandemic, the editor of one of the world's most prestigious medical journals has said.
The number of people to have died after testing positive for coronavirus in Italy has gone up another 889, taking the death toll there to 10,023.
Police across the country are clamping down on people deliberately coughing on others during the coronavirus pandemic.
Hundreds of frontline NHS staff are being tested this weekend to find out if they have had coronavirus at a drive-through facility at a theme park.
As schools and nurseries around the world shut down due to coronavirus, two Hollywood actresses are doing their bit to help children in need.
Hundreds of Britons are stranded on a cruise ship where four people have died after fellow passengers tested positive for coronavirus.
New pictures have been released from inside an enormous temporary hospital being built in London to fight coronavirus.
Sir Philip Green's TopShop empire is to halt payments to its pension scheme for months as retailers and other stricken companies conserve cash during the coronavirus pandemic.
Council workers are facing "sickening physical and verbal assaults" as they implement social distancing measures, according to the Local Government Association (LGA).
Ireland has been put under similar lockdown measures to the UK following three more coronavirus-related deaths.
Police have dyed the normally bright blue water of a beauty spot in Buxton black, in a bid to deter people from gathering there.
The world's oldest man has had to cancel his 112th birthday celebrations on Sunday because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Carluccio's, the casual dining chain which has been a fixture on affluent British high streets for 20 years, is on the brink of calling in administrators after being forced to close its restaurants amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Anyone exercising outside their home should "stay local" and "not travel unnecessarily", according to updated government guidance.
"See you in a couple of weeks!"
The weekend has arrived and the country is in lockdown.
Concern is growing on the Falkland Islands that their first cases of coronavirus could be confirmed this week.
Italy has reported its highest number of coronavirus-related deaths in one day, with 919 deaths announced on Friday.
Another 185 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK, taking the total to 769.
There are fears remote indigenous communities could be decimated by the coronavirus after a doctor working with an Amazon tribe was confirmed to have the disease.
The US now leads the world in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases.
A woman has been been jailed after claiming she had the coronavirus and coughing in a policeman's face.
A temporary mortuary site that will be able to hold up to 12,000 bodies is being built at Birmingham Airport in preparation for an expected rise in coronavirus deaths.
After more than 80,000 cases and more than 3,200 deaths, China has successfully reduced the number of new coronavirus cases it is recording each day.
A third of this summer's food harvest could go to waste on British farms because of a chronic shortage of migrant labour caused by the coronavirus outbreak, charities and farmers are warning.
The government should ban funerals during the coronavirus pandemic because a "lack of clear instruction" is causing "anguish and suffering beyond imagination", the Good Funeral Guide has said.
Donald Trump has criticised car-manufacturing giant General Motors, claiming it has cut the number of ventilators it said it could provide for coronavirus patients.
The United States is quickly becoming the new epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic, with cases in the country rising rapidly.
Footballer James McClean has been fined after he posted a picture of himself in a balaclava while giving two children a "history lesson".
Boris Johnson's chief medical officer Chris Whitty is self-isolating after experiencing coronavirus symptoms.
Stock markets have endured a renewed rout in values as investors fret over the extent of coronavirus damage expected to be inflicted on the global economy.
As coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, it remains clear it is a disease that pays no attention to borders, race or nationality.
The government will have to adapt to get through the coronavirus crisis now that the prime minister and his health secretary are self-isolating, a former head of the civil service says.
The number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus in Spain has risen by 769 in one day, taking the total to 4,858.
Staying at home during the coronavirus outbreak can be an isolating time for many people, with some worried about how they will manage to keep in touch with family and friends without seeing them.
It took Boris Johnson 11 hours between discovering he had tested positive for coronvirus and his decision to inform the nation.
Britain's biggest rent-to-own retailer will next week become the latest corporate casualty of the coronavirus outbreak when it collapses into administration, putting 2,400 jobs at risk.
Councils in England have been asked to house all rough sleepers - and those in hostels and night shelters - by the weekend.
An 87-year-old grandfather has left hospital after coming through a two-week battle against coronavirus.
London's second-busiest airport is to close one of its two terminals after a slump in flights triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 700,000 people have signed up to the NHS volunteer scheme, Downing Street has confirmed.
The former boss of Interserve, the outsourcing giant, has been drafted in by ministers to help test thousands of key workers for COVID-19.
The Liberal Democrats have postponed the election of their new leader so the party can focus on the "fallout" from the coronavirus crisis.
David Sassoli looked a little weary, and a little irritated when he sat down.
As the prime minister announces he has coronavirus, concern will turn to the number of people he has come into contact with.
NHS staff have thanked the public after people across the UK stood on their doorsteps and applauded healthcare workers.
Tesco is limiting new online shopping orders to 80 items following a surge in order sizes as households fill their fridges, freezers and cupboards amid the coronavirus lockdown.
Britons are being told not to move house during the coronavirus outbreak to avoid breaking the rules on social distancing, in another huge blow to the UK property market.
Retail tycoon Mike Ashley says he is "deeply apologetic" following a series of mistakes in his company's handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
Rapper Bugzy Malone is in a stable condition after being seriously injured in a road crash while riding a quad bike.
Police are appealing for information after five deactivated guns used in James Bond movies were stolen from a property in north London.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have left Canada to set up their new home in California, according to reports.
High-level government talks on Britain's coronavirus response were held on a videoconference service that Ministry of Defence staff were banned from using just days earlier over security fears.
Several hours before the nation commenced a draconian 21-day lockdown, South Africa's president, Cyril Ramaphosa, put on an army uniform and gave a speech which captured the historic and desperate nature of the order he has given.
Coronavirus fears are taking a growing toll on the mental health of Britain's young people, according to Childline.
Liam Gallagher has vowed that an Oasis reunion concert to raise funds for the NHS will go ahead - "with or without" his brother Noel.
A supermarket has had to throw away $35,000 (£28,500) of groceries after a woman "deliberately" coughed on fresh food.
Anyone doubting the need for the $2trn stimulus package approved by the US Senate this week will have been disabused by the shock rise in jobless claims.
The chancellor is being urged to speed up his £9bn coronavirus bailout for the self-employed, amid fears that waiting until June for handouts could cause serious hardship.
Firefighters will be able to deliver food and medicine, drive ambulances and retrieve bodies to help the UK get through the coronavirus pandemic.
The Bank of England has warned of possible longer-term damage to the economy from the coronavirus crisis.
Three giant financial support packages pulled together in just nine days: the economic challenge momentous; the pace of work in Whitehall exhausting; the sums of money staggering.
The UK should have gone into lockdown 10 days ago and is now at risk of having a worse coronavirus infection rate than Italy, a World Health Organisation (WHO) expert has warned.
The chancellor has announced that self-employed people will be able to claim grants worth 80% of their average monthly profits - up to £2,500 a month.
Half a million people worldwide have now been infected by the coronavirus.
The number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK has increased by 119 to 584 in 24 hours.
This is, as far as the Treasury is concerned, the final part of the big jigsaw puzzle of measures to address the economic impact of COVID-19.
Britain's biggest outsourcing groups are to pool their workforces to ensure the delivery of public sector contracts in an unprecedented move to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a rescue package worth an estimated £9bn for the UK's self-employed.
Britons breaking coronavirus lockdown rules can be arrested or fined £60 under new police powers.
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has announced her first post-royal role - narrating a documentary for Disney.
Nine Royal Navy vessels have shadowed seven Russian warships after detecting "unusually high levels of activity" in the Channel and North Sea.
The NHS is preparing to unveil a "data platform" which tracks the movement of critical staff and materials, giving ministers the first ever comprehensive view of the entire health system, Sky News can reveal.
When comparing how countries around the world are coping with COVID-19, one country immediately stands out.
A coronavirus bail-out for the self-employed is being unveiled by the chancellor after pressure from MPs, but handouts could go to only one in three of the five million who work for themselves.
An expectant mother says she will have to give birth alone as social distancing measures force her to keep away from her family.
A temporary mortuary is to be created at a British military site in Belfast to cope with an anticipated spike in coronavirus deaths.
Britons stuck in Pakistan without much-needed medication; doctors who want to come home to work; and backpackers wasting more than £12,000 on flights they can't take.
Universities and colleges have donated thousands of pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to NHS hospitals in an effort to ease shortages of safety equipment for doctors and nurses.
For every bored celebrity putting out a heartfelt or, um, hilarious home-alone video during lockdown, there's another star doing something to help.
Pubs and restaurants are pleading with ministers to clarify the government’s emergency financial support schemes as they face having to lay off hundreds of thousands of workers across the industry.
The British public have been been urged to take part in a nationwide salute tonight to thank NHS staff battling the spread of coronavirus.
Nearly half the world’s population is under some form restriction as governments move to stop the spread of coronavirus, Sky News analysis has revealed.
US unemployment claims rocketed to a record high of 3.3 million last week as a result of the widespread economic shutdown caused by coronavirus.
Some GPs in Northern Ireland claim they are being "forced" to work in COVID-19 centres, where they fear there is a "much greater risk" to their health.
Hunter, the premium boot-maker whose brand is a fixture in celebrity and festival-goers' wardrobes, is searching for new investment after finding its fortunes derailed by the coronavirus pandemic.
People who claim to have coronavirus and cough towards police officers and other emergency workers will be charged with assault.
A doctor says she has been evicted from her home due to her landlady's fears about the coronavirus outbreak.
A football match played last month was a "biological bomb" that may have helped cause Bergamo in northern Italy to become an epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, experts have said.
Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys are among stars taking part in a fund-raising "living room" gig hosted by Sir Elton John to provide entertainment during isolation.
The burger chain Byron has hired advisers to explore options for accessing emergency funding as Britain's casual dining sector teeters on the brink of collapse.
A man who was charged over mosque shootings in New Zealand has changed his plea to guilty.
Vets across the UK have been urged to lend their NHS-compatible human ventilators so they can be used by healthcare workers in the fight against coronavirus.
A total of 3,434 coronavirus patients have now have died in Spain - more than the recorded number of deaths in China where the outbreak began.
A senior British diplomat has died after contracting coronavirus.
Four young British women fear being forced to stay locked down in a hostel in Peru for up to three months after two fellow residents tested positive for the coronavirus.
The FBI has arrested a man in southern California who claimed to have invented a cure for coronavirus.
The number of people who have died in the UK after contracting coronavirus has risen by 43 to 465.
Officials are looking to convert around 10 more sites across the country into makeshift coronavirus hospitals similar to the ExCel exhibition centre in London, Sky News understands.
The coronavirus outbreak has not been able to stop the Queen from holding her weekly audience with the prime minister.
Off-licences are now included in what the government deems are businesses essential in keeping the country running as it tries the slow the spread of coronavirus.
Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus.
A 21-year-old woman is believed to be the youngest person with no apparent pre-existing health conditions to have died after contracting coronavirus in the UK.
A six-year-old boy who was seriously injured when he was thrown from a 10th floor balcony at the Tate Modern is now able to sit up and hold a spoon.
The NHS says it has been "bowled-over" after more than 500,000 people signed up to be a volunteer responder - 24 hours after the health secretary made an urgent appeal for help during the coronavirus crisis.
One of Britain's biggest shopping centre-owners will this week lay bare the scale of the crisis hammering retail landlords when it reveals that it received barely a third of the rent it was owed this week.
Coronavirus-hit stock market values have rallied for a second day as details of the hotly anticipated $2trn US stimulus package start to emerge.
Millions of people could soon have access to new 15-minute coronavirus testing kits, as part of government plans.
Spotify has pledged up to $10m (£8.4m) to help musicians hit by the coronavirus outbreak.
Airlines have called on the government to underwrite hundreds of millions of pounds in regulatory and air traffic control charges as they seek to navigate through the escalating coronavirus crisis.
There has been a rise in domestic abuse incidents during the coronavirus outbreak, a police leader has warned.
Millions of new coronavirus testing kits could be ready in days, rather than weeks or months, according to Public Health England.
Chinese students from wealthy families are asking their parents to pay for seats on private jets to bring them home from the US where the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread.
A package of measures to help self-employed workers during the coronavirus lockdown will be unveiled by the chancellor on Thursday.
India's prime minister Narendra Modi has locked down the country for the next 21 days after invoking the National Disaster Management Act.
Almost half a million new benefits claims have been received by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in the past nine days alone, MPs have been told.
The parents of a seven-year-old girl who was stabbed to death in front of them in a park have said they are "beyond devastated", as they described their only child as "beautiful inside and out".
A coronavirus advice campaign is being launched on WhatsApp as the government tries to battle misinformation about the pandemic.
Jeremy Corbyn ended his time at Prime Minister's Questions as he started it, probing at Boris Johnson, seeking his weak spots.
A criminal investigation may be launched into claims a coronavirus patient was reported too late at an Austrian ski resort, which later became a hotspot for the spread of the disease.
A pack of retail vulture funds are vying to take over the remnants of the Laura Ashley fashion and furniture chain which collapsed into insolvency earlier this week.
Parliament is shutting down a week early because of fears over the spread of coronavirus.
NHS workers have described "stressful" journeys into work as some trains are still packed with non-essential workers not respecting the two-metre rule.
The government is racing to overhaul insolvency laws as the coronavirus pandemic threatens to unleash a deluge of corporate and individual bankruptcies across the UK.
Medical dramas Holby City and Casualty are in talks about donating protective equipment and other medical kit to help the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic.
The health secretary has announced plans for a 250,000-strong volunteer force to help the NHS deal with the UK's coronavirus outbreak.
Britain's fight against the coronavirus could see the biggest mobilisation by the armed forces since the 2003 Iraq war.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing growing calls to intervene and stop non-essential construction workers heading to building sites as the UK looks to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Premier League stars including Liverpool's Virgil Van Dijk and Andy Robertson have supported efforts to find a 21-year-old man missing in Amsterdam.
Five hundred British Transport Police officers are being deployed to rail stations to "remind" people that only essential journeys should be made.
The health secretary has announced the government is seeking 250,000 volunteers to help the NHS during the coronavirus outbreak.
Amazon Marketplace and eBay are failing to tackle unscrupulous sellers attempting to profit from the coronavirus epidemic, according to the consumer group Which?
Dozens of former NHS nurses in Australia are hoping to return to the UK to assist in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Donald Trump said he wants the US economy running again by Easter, and that the coronavirus "cure is worse than the problem".
It's been two weeks since Italians went into a national lockdown.
The coronavirus outbreak has brought tragedy to thousands of people - but it has also brought out the best in others looking to help where they can.
A nice hot bath each day could drastically reduce the likelihood of dying from heart disease or stroke, new research has suggested.
The daughter of a coronavirus victim in Northern Ireland has pleaded with others to stick to the UK's lockdown measures, warning: "If you value life, you will stay in and do as you've been asked."
Boris Johnson has effectively put the whole of the UK under lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Couples living separately have been told they should consider moving in together in the wake of the restrictions on movement imposed under the UK's coronavirus lockdown.
France has become the fifth country to report more than 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths - as another 743 people died from the disease in Italy.
Boris Johnson has announced a nationwide lockdown to tackle the UK's coronavirus outbreak.
Liam Gallagher has once again called for an Oasis reunion, issuing a "demand" for it to happen to raise money for the NHS once the coronavirus outbreak is over.
New York health officials are planning to collect plasma from people who have recovered after contracting coronavirus and inject the antibody-rich fluid into patients battling COVID-19.
Doctors and engineers have unveiled a prototype ventilator that's simple enough to mass-produce in a fortnight, soon enough for the expected surge in coronavirus patients.
World leaders are planning an unprecedented virtual summit to coordinate a global response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
The UK has seen its biggest daily spike in deaths from coronavirus with 89, taking the nationwide total to 424.
"I'm praying to God Sheffield will listen".
A yoga teacher has said she is "so grateful and thankful" after her campaign to thank NHS workers went viral.
The FTSE 100 has recorded its biggest one-day rise since 2008 as global stock markets were buoyed by hopes of a $2trn (£1.7trn) US economic rescue package.
How bad might the economic downturn resulting from the coronavirus outbreak be?
Supermarkets and convenience stores are introducing measures to help keep staff and customers as safe as possible amid lockdown conditions across the UK.
Britain's biggest airlines have been warned that they will only have access to further financial support from taxpayers "as a last resort", as the government insisted that they must first turn to existing shareholders and lenders amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chemicals firm Ineos says it is to open a new plant on Teesside within 10 days capable of producing one million bottles of hand sanitiser per month.
A minister who was the first MP to be diagnosed with coronavirus has returned to the Commons.
Fourteen military planes loaded with diagnostic and disinfectant kits and some of the Russian army's top virologists and epidemiologists have arrived in Italy, ready to assist the Italian government in the fight against COVID-19.
Criminals are using the internet, telephones and doorstep calls to exploit fear of the coronavirus pandemic, investigators have warned.
Special flights are being set up to bring home Britons stranded because of the coronavirus lockdown, the foreign secretary has announced.
Sports Direct has hiked prices by more than 50% on some sports equipment, according to reports.
Barack Obama has returned to Twitter full-time to promote stories about healthcare and wellbeing during the coronavirus crisis.
The delay to non-urgent surgeries caused by the coronavirus crisis hasn't dented the hopes of one couple to find a solution.
Pharmacies have urged the public to only buy medicines they need to avoid "creating difficulties" for others following panic buying across the UK.
The Tokyo Olympics has been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The women's fashion retailers Oasis and Warehouse have begun exploring a sale even as the coronavirus pandemic forces the shutters down on its UK-wide store estate.
Adam Crozier is stepping down as chairman of Vue International, the UK’s third-biggest cinema chain, as the company and its rivals face an extended shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic.
Spanish troops brought in to help tackle the spread of the coronavirus outbreak have discovered elderly people "dead and abandoned" at their retirement homes, according to the country's defence minister.
The government has hammered home its coronavirus lockdown message by texting the nation.
Supermarkets have announced "golden" hours to help the elderly and NHS workers buy essential supplies and groceries during the coronavirus pandemic.
The footballing world has come to a standstill but many have been responding to the coronavirus crisis with good deeds - including Jose Mourinho, who has been volunteering in London.
An Italian priest who contracted coronavirus has died after donating his respirator to a younger patient who was also battling the illness.
Boris Johnson's "stay at home" lockdown has been backed by political opponents, business leaders and trade unions, despite fears of major job losses on the high street.
Germany's coronavirus infection curve could have now flattened, according to the country's public health chief, as cases across elsewhere in Europe and the US continue to surge.
In the official numbers of people who have died from the coronavirus, Birnham Roberts counts among those who were elderly with underlying health conditions.
After more than two months on lockdown, Wuhan, the city at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak, will open up.
Normal life to lockdown in just seven short days. The pace of the change matched only by the acceleration of this disease.
On the face of it, the prime minister's stay at home order to the nation is a robust new approach, encompassing the most extraordinary restrictions.
Boris Johnson has announced a series of wide-ranging measures to tackle the UK's coronavirus outbreak.
A 28-year-old woman has been charged with murder and attempted murder following a fatal car crash in west London.
If there was ever an excuse to stay at home on the sofa, this is it.
Boris Johnson has stunned millions of Britons with a momentous and tough lockdown announcement to tackle coronavirus, warning people to stay at home or face a fine.
A total of 336 people have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus - an increase of 55 since yesterday.
Britons who are currently travelling abroad are being urged to return to the UK now.
An appeal by frontline staff in Belfast hospitals, urging people to "stay at home" during the COVID-19 pandemic, has been viewed two million times.
One of Britain's fastest-growing energy suppliers has been holding talks to sell a big stake to a major Australian utility even as the COVID-19 pandemic throws global dealmaking activity off course.
New central bank intervention has challenged renewed stock market losses as business activity across the Western world winds down because of coronavirus.
The founder of Deliveroo has urged Boris Johnson to relieve the pressure on Britain's supermarkets by launching an information campaign to promote the safety of restaurant food as thousands of outlets face insolvency.
The prime minister has cancelled his daily coronavirus news conference and will instead make a "statement to the country" tonight at 8.30pm.
The Champions League and Europa League finals have been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak, UEFA has said.
A milk delivery company is urgently recruiting milkmen and women after the coronavirus outbreak made demand go "berserk".
More than 70% of early coronavirus patients who have been admitted to intensive care units in the UK are men, with the vast majority having no severe existing conditions prior to being infected, official figures reveal.
The World Health Organisation has launched an international drug trial to find the best treatment for the coronavirus.
Scotland's former First Minister Alex Salmond has been acquitted of sexual assault charges.
An eight-year-old boy has died in hospital after he was attacked by a number of dogs at a house in Dublin on Sunday, police have said.
The government has not run a single advert about the coronavirus pandemic from its official Facebook or Instagram accounts, Sky News can reveal.
A growing number of major chains are closing their doors as the coronavirus pandemic takes it toll.
The weather is set to be warmer this week as the government battles to keep people indoors to curb coronavirus.
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to affect people around the globe, celebrities are turning to social media to cheer up fans.
A long-distance runner has described how COVID-19 made him feel like he was drowning - and warned young people to take the disease seriously.
Boris Johnson has lined up a senior minister to take charge of the country if he is diagnosed with COVID-19.
Britain could be locked down to force people into self-isolation "very soon", as the prime minister considers racing new laws through the Commons in a day to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
A school in Essex has had food stolen from its kitchen - days before it was due to provide support for the children of key workers.
London has been the epicentre of the UK's coronavirus outbreak in the early weeks of the pandemic, but so-called "hospital deserts" mean rural areas could soon find themselves the most overwhelmed by the disease.
Trains were still packed on Monday morning as commuters failed to listen to the government's coronavirus advice to keep two metres away from each other.
Some of Britain's biggest retailers are mounting frantic lobbying campaigns to keep their shops open as the prospect grows of a full nationwide lockdown triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.
Countries around the world are imposing stricter rules in an effort to slow the rapid spread of COVID-19.
Sir Richard Branson has vowed to invest £215m into his Virgin business to protect jobs following the outbreak of the coronavirus.
The 2020 Olympics could be postponed until next year due to the coronavirus pandemic as Canada said it would not send a team to Tokyo this summer unless the Games were postponed for one year.
People are looking to pets to provide company, while they are unable to see friends and family due to social distancing measures.
As closed schools try to partially stay open for the children of key workers today, one anxious headteacher has warned "we're making this up as we go along".
The government has brought in emergency measures to provide refunds to ticket holders and prevent rail companies from collapsing due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A woman, 30, who was arrested after a seven-year-old girl was stabbed to death in a park in Bolton has been detained under the Mental Health Act.
The jury in the trial of three teenagers accused of the murder of PC Andrew Harper has been discharged after three jurors placed themselves in self-isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic.
All jury trials in England and Wales have been put on hold to halt the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.
Warnings of a tough crackdown have been issued against those ignoring advice to stay at home amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The bridge takes you across the Po river and into Lombardy, another hour or so through the now deserted streets of the fashion and industry power house of Milan, and on to the medieval city of Bergamo.
The Army will be brought in to help get deliveries of protective equipment to frontline NHS staff who are battling the coronavirus pandemic.
Jeremy Corbyn's son is self-isolating amid the coronavirus outbreak, Sky News understands.
Confirmed coronavirus cases in New York State have risen by nearly a third in one day to more than 15,700, as authorities warn of widespread medical supply shortages.
A 36-year-old NHS nurse, with no underlying health issues, is fighting for her life in hospital after contracting coronavirus.
An 18-year-old is understood to have become the youngest person to die in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus.
Londoners have been starkly warned "people will die" if they continue to ignore advice to stay at home in an attempt to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Boris Johnson has said "further measures" may be necessary to prevent the spread of coronavirus if people do not stay two metres apart - including in the open air.