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Coronavirus: Hospitals urged to use lab space to test NHS staff
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 01:40:03 GMT

The advice comes as the government faces growing criticism over a lack of testing for frontline staff.

Coronavirus: 13-year-old boy dies, says London hospital trust
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 22:47:29 GMT

Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab is thought to be the youngest person to have died with the virus in the UK.

Coronavirus: Are loss of smell and taste key symptoms?
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:06:46 GMT

However, experts say a fever and a cough are still the main ones to look out for.

Coronavirus: A fifth of smaller UK firms 'will run out of cash'
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 02:06:46 GMT

Despite government help, almost 20% of UK firms are unlikely to get the money they need to survive.

Coronavirus: 'Greatest test since World War Two', says UN chief
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 02:24:23 GMT

UN boss António Guterres calls for an "immediate co-ordinated" global response to tackle the crisis.

Coronavirus: When 76 strangers sang happy birthday to a neighbour
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 22:35:28 GMT

A woman surprised her fiancé for his birthday by organising a mass sing-along in their apartment building.

Coronavirus: 3D-printer owners rally to create NHS face masks
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:54:26 GMT

More than 1,000 people volunteer to help make face shields for front-line workers.

Banks bow to pressure and axe shareholder payments
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 22:19:53 GMT

The Bank of England welcomed the decision by the UK's biggest banks and encouraged them to scrap bonuses.

Coronavirus: UK must go 'further, faster' to increase testing capacity
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:08:16 GMT

The government is working to increase coronavirus tests, Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove says.

Coronavirus: Stock markets suffer worst quarter since 1987
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 21:12:27 GMT

The Dow Jones and FTSE 100 have fallen more than 20% since the start of the year.

Coronavirus: MSPs to agree emergency laws
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:23:07 GMT

MSPs are expected to pass new emergency powers in a single day in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Climate change: Warming clips the nightingale's wings
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 01:46:08 GMT

Rising temperatures may be having a profound impact on one of the world's favourite songbirds.

The Papers: Testing 'fiasco' and UK's youngest virus death
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 22:15:01 GMT

The "shambles" over mass testing for coronavirus and the UK's youngest virus death make the front pages.

Coronavirus' 'minimum wage heroes'
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:02:04 GMT

Hear from the people on low wages who are taking a risk to keep the country running.

BBC's George Alagiah on living with coronavirus and cancer
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:09:43 GMT

Newsreader George Alagiah says he caught the virus between cancer treatments and had mild symptoms.

Coronavirus: How a professional deep clean is carried out
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:08:38 GMT

Specialist cleaning services are being inundated with requests to disinfect buildings during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Playing classical music for South Korea hospital patients
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:01:06 GMT

Musicians in South Korea have played a classical music concert for coronavirus patients.

Coronavirus: Family goes viral with lockdown Les Mis song adaptation
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:04:31 GMT

The Marshes rewrote One Day More from the musical Les Miserables into a song about self-isolation.

Self-isolation proves a boon to rainfall project
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:31:40 GMT

Scientists have been amazed at the public's response to help digitise the UK's old rainfall records.

Coronavirus: Goats take over empty streets of seaside town
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:12:34 GMT

With people staying inside because of coronavirus, the animals are providing "free entertainment".

How birth is changing in the age of coronavirus
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:09:29 GMT

Coronavirus is throwing many birth plans up in the air and leading some health trusts to increase home births.

Coronavirus: How it’s affecting young people’s mental health
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:28:54 GMT

The coronavirus crisis is having a huge impact on young people with existing mental health conditions.

Jay Blades: From repairing lives to hosting TV hit The Repair Shop
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:31:23 GMT

Jay Blades, host of BBC One's surprise hit The Repair Shop, never aimed for a career on screen.

Big splash: The world's largest designer of water parks
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:05:54 GMT

Geoff Chutter is the founder of Whitewater West, the world's largest water park design firm.

How Dua Lipa and The Weeknd are bringing the 80s back… again
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:15:12 GMT

The 1980s are once again influencing some of the world’s biggest artists like Dua Lipa and The Weeknd.

How safe is the Houseparty app?
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:44:32 GMT

Security experts back owner's assertion that chat app is not hacking other products.

Coronavirus: National League's three divisions suspended indefinitely
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:58:28 GMT

The three divisions of England's National League are suspended indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Match of the Day to return with classic highlights
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:00:26 GMT

Football highlights are set to return to BBC One on Saturday nights with Match of the Day showing highlights of classic Premier League games.

Wimbledon cancellation seems inevitable as emergency meetings held
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 10:38:23 GMT

A series of emergency meetings is under way to decide whether Wimbledon can go ahead this year - with cancellation looking inevitable.

ECB pledges £60m to combat 'biggest challenge in its history'
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:31:56 GMT

The England and Wales Cricket Board is facing the "biggest challenge in its history" as it pledges £60m of support to counties and grassroots clubs.

Buttler auctioning World Cup final shirt to raise money for coronavirus fight
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 21:01:39 GMT

England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler puts the shirt he wore in last summer's World Cup final victory up for auction to raise money for two hospitals.

Scottish domestic rugby season 'null and void'
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:39:04 GMT

The 2019-20 season in Scottish club rugby "has been classified as null and void" because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Scotland: Steve Clarke takes 10% pay cut along with SFA & SPFL staff
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:52:59 GMT

Staff at the Scottish FA and and SPFL have taken a 10% wage cut, while wage increases and annual bonuses have been waived.

Coronavirus in UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:18:27 GMT

Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.

Coronavirus: How close are we to a vaccine or drug?
Fri, 20 Mar 2020 10:57:11 GMT

We answer some of the big questions about vaccines and how long one for coronavirus could take.

Coronavirus: Is the UK testing enough people?
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 20:39:09 GMT

Is the UK lagging behind comparable countries when it comes to coronavirus tests?

Coronavirus symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 08:36:46 GMT

The virus is spreading around the world, but what is it and what are the symptoms?

What is the coronavirus?
Fri, 13 Mar 2020 22:04:37 GMT

Everything you need to know about the coronavirus – explained in just one minute.

Coronavirus information: What should I do?
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 18:36:13 GMT

Step-by-step, what to do to help prevent the spread of the virus.

Coronavirus: A visual guide to the pandemic
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:30:50 GMT

Key charts explaining how the respiratory virus has spread and how it is being dealt with.

Coronavirus: How to wash your hands - in 20 seconds
Thu, 05 Mar 2020 11:52:31 GMT

Dr Adele McCormick from the University of Westminster demonstrates how to wash your hands.

Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation?
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 20:02:38 GMT

Everybody should be avoiding non-essential contact, and you should stay at home wherever possible.

Coronavirus update: Why does staying at home help?
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 05:33:22 GMT

After Boris Johnson brings in new measures, the BBC explains why staying in is a matter of life and death.

Coronavirus: What it does to the body
Sat, 14 Mar 2020 01:02:03 GMT

What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?

Coronavirus: 'I'm begging you, please be careful'
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:12:17 GMT

A woman being treated for coronavirus has made an appeal for people to stay home.

Coronavirus: When will the outbreak end and life get back to normal?
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 21:00:45 GMT

The huge challenge the world faces to find an exit strategy to end the lockdowns and return to normal.

Coronavirus death rate: What are the chances of dying?
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 13:41:34 GMT

The current best guess of a 1% death rate does not apply to everyone.

The workers braving coronavirus
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 12:21:33 GMT

From supermarkets to warehouses to pharmacies, these are the people keeping things running.

Coronavirus: More myths to ignore
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 00:05:57 GMT

Reality Check tackles misleading health advice being shared online.

The volunteer army helping self-isolating neighbours
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 00:09:19 GMT

The coronavirus outbreak has left many feeling trapped indoors, but for some help may not be far away.

Coronavirus: 'How I'm coping with self-isolation'
Sun, 22 Mar 2020 00:09:05 GMT

With the impact that coronavirus is having on our daily lives, people are finding new ways to fill their free time.

Coronavirus: The rough sleepers who can't self-isolate
Sun, 22 Mar 2020 00:02:15 GMT

With soup kitchens closing and hostels 'like a Petri dish', homeless people are scared about the future.

My disabled son’s amazing gaming life in the World of Warcraft
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 00:46:51 GMT

Robert and Trude thought their son Mats lived a lonely life, but they discovered this was far from true.