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David Hockney shares exclusive art from Normandy, as 'a respite from the news'

8 hours 51 min ago
The artist, who's in lockdown in Normandy, shares 10 soothing paintings of the springtime.

Coronavirus: Zoom under increased scrutiny as popularity soars

11 hours 14 min ago
The New York attorney general has written to the videoconferencing company about its security measures.

Coronavirus: A fifth of smaller UK firms 'will run out of cash'

12 hours 28 min ago
Despite government help, almost 20% of UK firms are unlikely to get the money they need to survive.

Climate change: Warming clips the nightingale's wings

12 hours 48 min ago
Rising temperatures may be having a profound impact on one of the world's favourite songbirds.

Coronavirus: Hospitals urged to use lab space to test NHS staff

12 hours 55 min ago
The advice comes as the government faces growing criticism over a lack of testing for frontline staff.

Jay Blades: From repairing lives to hosting TV hit The Repair Shop

14 hours 3 min ago
Jay Blades, host of BBC One's surprise hit The Repair Shop, never aimed for a career on screen.

Coronavirus: How it’s affecting young people’s mental health

14 hours 6 min ago
The coronavirus crisis is having a huge impact on young people with existing mental health conditions.

Coronavirus: ASOS denies claims staff are unsafe at work during outbreak

14 hours 20 min ago
The clothing brand says a claim it is "playing Russian roulette with people’s lives" is nonsense.

Coronavirus: Are loss of smell and taste key symptoms?

14 hours 28 min ago
However, experts say a fever and a cough are still the main ones to look out for.

Coronavirus: MSPs to agree emergency laws

15 hours 11 min ago
MSPs are expected to pass new emergency powers in a single day in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.

How Dua Lipa and The Weeknd are bringing the 80s back… again

15 hours 19 min ago
The 1980s are once again influencing some of the world’s biggest artists like Dua Lipa and The Weeknd.

How birth is changing in the age of coronavirus

15 hours 25 min ago
Coronavirus is throwing many birth plans up in the air and leading some health trusts to increase home births.

Coronavirus: How a professional deep clean is carried out

15 hours 26 min ago
Specialist cleaning services are being inundated with requests to disinfect buildings during the coronavirus pandemic.

Big splash: The world's largest designer of water parks

15 hours 29 min ago
Geoff Chutter is the founder of Whitewater West, the world's largest water park design firm.

Coronavirus' 'minimum wage heroes'

15 hours 33 min ago
Hear from the people on low wages who are taking a risk to keep the country running.

Coronavirus: Playing classical music for South Korea hospital patients

15 hours 34 min ago
Musicians in South Korea have played a classical music concert for coronavirus patients.

Coronavirus: 'Greatest test since World War Two', says UN chief

31 March 2020 - 11:42pm
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

31 March 2020 - 11:35pm
A woman surprised her fiancé for his birthday by organising a mass sing-along in their apartment building.

Banks bow to pressure and axe shareholder payments

31 March 2020 - 11:19pm
The Bank of England welcomed the decision by the UK's biggest banks and encouraged them to scrap bonuses.

The Papers: Testing 'fiasco' and UK's youngest virus death

31 March 2020 - 11:15pm
The "shambles" over mass testing for coronavirus and the UK's youngest virus death make the front pages.


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