UK digital banks unable to provide state funds to coronavirus-hit firms

- Several of Britain's digital banks are still waiting to hear if they can offer government-backed loans to struggling small businesses damaged by the coronavirus outbreak, days after a multi-billion pound rescue scheme was launched.


UN chief Antonio Guterres says coronavirus threatens ‘whole of humanity’

- World leaders planned to hold online crisis talks Thursday on the coronavirus pandemic, which UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said threatens "the whole of humanity."


The shock of coronavirus could split Europe – unless nations share the burden

- European governments still seem destined to repeat the mistakes made in the financial crisis, say academics Moritz Schularick and Adam Tooze


Coronavirus will worsen over next month if restrictions eased, top Pentagon doctor says

- A top Pentagon doctor said Wednesday the coronavirus pandemic is showing no signs of letting up over the next three weeks, according to the last military models, and any potential easing of restrictions in the coming weeks could potentially "make this worse."


President Trump issues major disaster declaration for Texas amid coronavirus outbreak

- President Trump issued a major disaster declaration for Texas on Wednesday amid concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus.


Trump tears into media at coronavirus briefing: They want economy to stay closed, ‘would like to see me do poorly in the election’

- President Trump doubled down on his assertion on Wednesday that the media wants to keep the country closed in order to prevent his reelection during his daily coronavirus presser. 


World Health Organization director praises Trump’s leadership in response to coronavirus pandemic

- The head of the World Health Organization on Wednesday praised President Trump for his leadership in handling the novel coronavirus outbreak and said the president is "taking responsibility" for leading the United States' response to the global pandemic.


Coronavirus death toll tops 21,000 globally

- The novel coronavirus pandemic continues to spread worldwide, sending countries into lockdown with millions under movement restrictions.


President Trump is as popular as he’s ever been right now

- Here's an indisputable fact: President Donald Trump is as popular today as he has been since his first day in office.


Donald Trump’s Campaign Slaps TV Stations With Cease And Desist Letter To Try To Halt Ad Attacking His Coronavirus Response

- Donald Trump's reelection campaign has fired off a cease and desist letter to TV stations, warning them to stop airing an ad from a pro-Joe Biden Super PAC that is a scathing attack on the president's response to the coronavirus crisis. The spot features a graph mapping coronavirus cases in the