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- Coronavirus: Second Greek migrant facility quarantinedon 05/04/2020 at 1:45 pm
The facility is under "full sanitary lockdown" after a resident tested positive for Coronavirus.
- Coronavirus: Scientists brand 5G claims 'complete rubbish'on 05/04/2020 at 12:38 pm
Claims 5G harms immune systems or spreads the virus have been condemned by the scientific community.
- Five shot dead in Russia for 'talking loudly'on 05/04/2020 at 11:57 am
Police say the shooter opened fire on a group of people gathered outside his house.
- Romans-sur-Isère: France launches terror probe after knife attackon 05/04/2020 at 11:45 am
A Sudanese refugee is in custody after shoppers were attacked in the town of Romans-sur-Isère.
- Somali outrage at rape of girls aged three and fouron 05/04/2020 at 10:23 am
The two cousins were abducted as they walked home from school and now need major surgery.
- Coronavirus: Trump predicts ‘a lot of death’ as cases pass 300,000on 05/04/2020 at 9:28 am
The US president predicts "a lot of death" but suggests easing social-distancing rules for Easter.
- Coronavirus: Malawi president takes 10% pay cuton 05/04/2020 at 9:26 am
Malawi was one of the last countries to record cases of coronavirus - the first were on Thursday.
- Coronavirus: Australia launches criminal investigation into Ruby Princesson 05/04/2020 at 8:36 am
Passengers from the Ruby Princess disembarked in Sydney without knowing the coronavirus was on board.
- How a Rastafarian village gave Hollywood Peter Panon 04/04/2020 at 11:55 pm
A child actor from a small religious community in Antigua is bringing the timeless character to life.
- Madam CJ Walker: 'An inspiration to us all'on 04/04/2020 at 11:52 pm
How an African-American orphan and single mother founded a business empire - 114 years ago.
- Coronavirus: Dealing with addiction while in lockdownon 04/04/2020 at 11:49 pm
Support meetings for recovering addicts have been cancelled in the lockdown. Here's how one man is coping.
- Plagues, zombies and vampires: How Hollywood handles deadly viruseson 04/04/2020 at 11:40 pm
As online audiences flock to movies like Contagion, we explore how viruses are depicted on film.
- Coronavirus: Why Dutch lockdown may be a high-risk strategyon 04/04/2020 at 11:29 pm
As coronavirus spreads rapidly the Dutch official stance has been criticised as cold-hearted.
- Pixar pioneers behind Toy Story animation win "Nobel Prize" of computingon 04/04/2020 at 11:07 pm
The men who made films like Toy Story and Finding Nemo possible spoke to the BBC about winning the Turing Award.
- Coronavirus: Spain 'close to passing peak' as deaths fall againon 04/04/2020 at 7:01 pm
Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has extended lockdown measures in the country until 25 April.
- Michael Atkinson: Trump fires intelligence chief involved in impeachmenton 04/04/2020 at 10:48 am
Intelligence chief Michael Atkinson first alerted Congress to a whistleblower complaint.
- Coronavirus: China stops for three minutes to remember the deadon 04/04/2020 at 8:15 am
A day of remembrance is held to honour those who have died in the coronavirus outbreak.
- Trump doesn't see face mask as necessary behind 'the great Resolute desk'on 04/04/2020 at 1:00 am
The US president said that wearing a mask was not for him, despite advice from health officials.
- Belly dancers to florists: Six African coronavirus heroeson 03/04/2020 at 11:26 pm
Uplifting stories about African people doing exceptional things in the age of coronavirus.
- Coronavirus: Russia uses facial recognition to tackle Covid-19on 03/04/2020 at 11:02 pm
As Russian cities go into lockdown to try to contain coronavirus, Moscow uses the latest technology to keep track of residents.