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- A visual guide to the economic impacton April 1, 2020 at 8:06 am
Key maps and charts explain how the virus has impacted markets and businesses around the world.
- Coronavirus: Greatest test since World War Two, says UN chiefon April 1, 2020 at 7:55 am
UN boss António Guterres calls for an "immediate co-ordinated" global response to tackle the crisis.
- Coronavirus: Zoom under increased scrutiny as popularity soarson April 1, 2020 at 3:20 am
The New York attorney general has written to the videoconferencing company about its security measures.
- Climate change: Warming clips the nightingale's wingson April 1, 2020 at 1:46 am
Rising temperatures may be having a profound impact on one of the world's favourite songbirds.
- Coronavirus: Mandatory quarantine in a five-star Sydney hotelon April 1, 2020 at 1:28 am
Australians who return from overseas are now required to spend 14 days in quarantine in hotels.
- Coronavirus: Are loss of smell and taste key symptoms?on April 1, 2020 at 12:06 am
However, experts say a fever and a cough are still the main ones to look out for.
- Why a Frenchman built a 'Tudor' castle in Burkina Fasoon March 31, 2020 at 11:17 pm
Thibault Fornier lives in an ex-French colony, but is enamoured with all things British.
- Coronavirus: The unusual ways countries are managing lockdownson March 31, 2020 at 11:11 pm
Countries are adopting movement restrictions ranging from the extreme to the relaxed to the creative.
- Birth in a pandemic: 'You are stronger than you think'on March 31, 2020 at 11:09 pm
Coronavirus is throwing many birth plans up in the air and leading some health trusts to increase home births.
- Big splash: The world's largest designer of water parkson March 31, 2020 at 11:05 pm
Geoff Chutter is the founder of Whitewater West, the world's largest water park design firm.
- Coronavirus: Playing classical music for South Korea hospital patientson March 31, 2020 at 11:01 pm
Musicians in South Korea have played a classical music concert for coronavirus patients.
- Coronavirus: When 76 strangers sang happy birthday to a neighbouron March 31, 2020 at 10:35 pm
A woman surprised her fiancé for his birthday by organising a mass sing-along in their apartment building.
- Apple buys weather app Dark Skyon March 31, 2020 at 10:27 pm
The iPhone maker will shut down the Android and Wear OS versions of the app in July.
- Coronavirus: Stock markets suffer worst quarter since 1987on March 31, 2020 at 9:12 pm
The Dow Jones and FTSE 100 have fallen more than 20% since the start of the year.
- Coronavirus: US Navy captain pleads for help over outbreakon March 31, 2020 at 8:14 pm
The captain warns of an "accelerating" coronavirus outbreak on his aircraft carrier docked in Guam.
- Coronavirus: Thai elephants face starvation as tourism collapseson March 31, 2020 at 4:40 pm
As visitors stay away because of coronavirus, many elephant keepers can no longer feed the animals.
- Coronavirus: Russia includes jail terms to enforce crackdownon March 31, 2020 at 2:24 pm
New Russian laws impose tough penalties for violating lockdown rules.
- Coronavirus: Russians confused and wary of strict coronavirus lockdownon March 31, 2020 at 12:43 pm
Russia has implemented measures in most regions, but people are wary amid a swathe of disinformation.
- Coronavirus: World leaders' posts deleted over fake newson March 31, 2020 at 11:45 am
Social networks usually leave world leaders’ posts alone - but the pandemic is changing that.
- Lagos lockdown over coronavirus: 'How will my children survive?'on March 31, 2020 at 2:23 am
Nigeria's commercial hub and the capital have gone into lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.