Professor Xuhua Xia analysed all 1,252 full-length betacoronavirus genomes deposited into the open access GenBank database.
The National Crime Agency said it had arrested two people on suspicion of illegally selling tests.
The British Chambers of Commerce has said the Government must ensure businesses can access cash to pay staff on furlough.
Sir Keir Starmer said the ‘silent pressures’ on communities across the UK ‘cannot be underestimated’.
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The Rail Accident Investigation Branch found the incident was caused by miscommunication between Network Rail workers.
Many are returning to service to help deal with the pandemic.
Hefin and Valerie Williams had four children, six grandchildren and 26 foster children.
Mobile UK says 20 suspected arson attacks took place over the weekend, including one in Huddersfield involving a mast used by emergency services.
The First Minister said that the NHS and mental health support remains available as isolation and bereavement take their toll.
The Medical Protection organisation said treatment decisions could be challenged.
The 21-year-old’s £60 fine has been set aside.
From doctors to porters, dozens of frontline workers have already died in the fight against the pandemic.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned more than 100 million children could miss out on measles injections due to Covid-19.
A 99-year-old army veteran has set himself a challenge to walk 100 laps of his garden before he turns 100.
The British tech firm has been the subject of reports Chinese investors are attempting to seize control of the company.