Mobile World Congress (MWC) cancelled over coronavirus concerns
The world's largest mobile phone showcase, Mobile World Congress (MWC), has been cancelled over coronavirus concerns. The GSM Association (GSMA) said it had become "impossible" for the event to go ahead as planned in Barcelona. Top firms like BT, Facebook, LG, Nokia, Sony and Vodafone pulled out of the annual event, citing coronavirus fears. Spain's health minister, Salvador Illa, urged people to remain calm.