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Coronavirus: Confirmed global cases pass one million


The number of cases has doubled in less than a week, according to the latest figures.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Matt Hancock sets aim of 100,000 tests a day by end of April


Just over 10,000 people were tested in the UK on Wednesday, as coronavirus deaths rose to 2,921.

Apr 3, 2020

Clap for Carers: UK applauds the NHS and other key workers


People clapped, banged pots and pans, and played the bagpipes to honour key workers battling the virus.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Emergency business loan scheme revamped after criticism


Firms have made more than 130,000 loan enquires, but fewer than 1,000 had been approved.

Apr 3, 2020

MI6: World War Two workers in rare 'forbidden' footage


Rare footage is released of workers at MI6 during WW2 which has never been seen by the public before.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Premier League players should take a pay cut - Matt Hancock


The "first thing" Premier League footballers can do is "take a pay cut and play their part" to help out during the coronavirus pandemic, says health secretary Matt Hancock.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Single parents take government to court over welfare rules


The High Court will hear pleas for benefit restrictions to be lifted due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Apr 3, 2020

Government bails out bus firms to keep routes open


A £167m fund will cover the losses of bus companies to keep essential services running for key workers.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus conman barges in on 83-year-old woman


Trading standards officers say old-fashioned doorstep crime is rising as virus concern is exploited.

Apr 3, 2020

Bafta Games Awards: Outer Wilds wins Best Game


Outer Wilds and Disco Elysium both win three golden masks at this year's Bafta Games Awards.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Stranded pair 'don't know' when they will return


The two Londoners have been stuck in an Argentine city since a coronavirus quarantine was imposed.

Apr 3, 2020

Missing Owen Harding: CCTV images of teen released


New CCTV images of missing Owen Harding, 16, are released by police in a bid to find him.

Apr 3, 2020

The Papers: Test pledge as government admits to virus mistakes


The government's pledge to increase testing to 100,000 a day by the end of month dominates the front pages.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: How NHS Nightingale was built in just nine days


How London's ExCel centre was transformed into a hospital to treat coronavirus patients.

Apr 3, 2020

The staff battling coronavirus in a Barcelona ICU


The head of the intensive care unit at one of Spain's biggest hospitals show us what staff are facing.

Apr 3, 2020

Quiz of the week: Who joined James Corden's lockdown show?


How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Shoppers face 'essential items' confusion


The government says you should only shop for "basic necessities" - but what does that actually mean?

Apr 3, 2020

BBC radio stars lead the nation in a mass singalong


Five BBC stations joined forces to get the country singing to Prince and Florence + The Machine.

Apr 3, 2020

Why Anne Tyler won't be writing about the coronavirus


One of America's greatest living writers says it would be "wrongheaded" to mention the virus in a book.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Expert panel to assess face mask use by public


Experts are set to assess the value of face masks in helping slow the spread of coronavirus.

Apr 3, 2020

The Coronavirus Newscast: 'It's a heck of a target'


The BBC’s Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg looks at the government's aim for 100,000 coronavirus tests a day by May.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Photos show deserted lockdown locations at high noon


Photographers around the world have taken pictures showing lockdown locations with a running theme.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus career pivots: 'I now work in a supermarket'


An actress and a commercial sales leader talk about making the switch to working in a supermarket.

Apr 3, 2020

Dua Lipa interview: How I released an album from lockdown


The pop star dreamt up her new album in Las Vegas, but she's releasing it from an Airbnb in London.

Apr 3, 2020

Presenter chooses poetic tribute to NHS


BBC presenter Sophie Raworth reads These Are The Hands by Michael Rosen.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: More health myths to ignore


Lemon juice and other misleading health advice being shared online.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Keeping Chelsea Pensioners safe


The Chelsea Pensioners are among the UK's most famous war veterans, and life for them under coronavirus is now very different.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Volunteers help protect NHS workers


The army of volunteers making essential supplies for NHS workers fighting Covid-19.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Where has all the hand sanitiser gone?


Shelves all over the world are empty - it turns out more alcohol is needed, to ramp up production.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Meet the ex-NHS staff who are returning to work


Thousands of ex-NHS staff have returned to work to help fight coronavirus after a government appeal.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: BA reaches deal to suspend thousands of workers


The airline will temporarily suspend more than 30,000 of its workers after reaching a deal with unions.

Apr 3, 2020

Recovering from coronavirus: Three harrowing stories of surviving Covid-19


We have spoken to three people who were hospitalised after contracting coronavirus.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Should the UK use drones to disinfect public spaces?


A group is calling for a change in regulation so drones can spray disinfectant in public places

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: How will it change national security and spying?


The pandemic has raised questions about whether global health should be a more central part of national security.

Apr 3, 2020

Bafta Games Awards: How to host a ceremony in lockdown


The Bafta Games Awards will be the first major awards to take place during social distancing rules.

Apr 3, 2020

Birth in a pandemic: 'You are stronger than you think'


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

Apr 3, 2020

Premier League restart date to be pushed back


The restart date for the Premier League will be pushed back on Friday when all 20 clubs meet to discuss the future of the season.

Apr 3, 2020

BBC to air memorable sporting highlights including London 2012, Euro '96 and Wimbledon


The London 2012 Olympics and Euro '96 are just some of the memorable moments that viewers can relive during the coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 3, 2020

Jones should keep 'competitive edge', even if he does 'slightly cross line' on occasions


RFU boss Bill Sweeney urges Eddie Jones to keep his "competitive edge", even if the England head coach does "slightly cross the line" on occasions.

Apr 3, 2020

Newcastle Falcons promoted to Premiership


Newcastle Falcons' promotion back to the Premiership is confirmed by the Rugby Football Union.

Apr 3, 2020

British champion Fitzgerald charged with three counts of assault


British champion Scott Fitzgerald is charged with three counts of common assault and one of witness intimidation.

Apr 3, 2020

The racing driver turned PPE delivery man - how motorsport is helping coronavirus fight


Formula E's Alex Sims is keeping sharp behind the wheel of his delivery van, as others in motorsport and cycling help to fight coronavirus.

Apr 3, 2020

Play along with BBC Sport's live 'Quarantine Quiz' on Friday night


Test your sporting knowledge with Friday's live BBC Sport 'Quarantine Quiz' followed by a Question of Sport on Saturday.

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus in UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Why does testing matter?


What is the test for coronavirus and can I get one?

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?


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

Apr 3, 2020

What is the coronavirus?


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation?


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus information: What should I do?


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: A visual guide to the pandemic


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: How to wash your hands - in 20 seconds


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus update: Why does staying at home help?


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Are we getting closer to a vaccine or drug?


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: What it does to the body


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: 'I'm begging you, please be careful'


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: When will the outbreak end and life get back to normal?


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus death rate: What are the chances of dying?


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

Apr 3, 2020

The workers braving coronavirus


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: More myths to ignore


Reality Check tackles misleading health advice being shared online.

Apr 3, 2020

The volunteer army helping self-isolating neighbours


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: 'How I'm coping with self-isolation'


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

Apr 3, 2020

Coronavirus: The rough sleepers who can't self-isolate


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

Apr 3, 2020

My disabled son’s amazing gaming life in the World of Warcraft


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

Apr 3, 2020

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