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BBC Talking Point
Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus: 'Please learn from Wuhan's mistakes'
As the Chinese city lifts its quarantine, residents share lessons learnt from the outbreak.

BBC Talking Point
Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus: India home quarantine families face discrimination
Indians following government advice have found themselves shamed and ostracised.

BBC Talking Point
Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus: The Italians struggling to feed their families
A month into Italy's strict lockdown, some people are so short of money they can no longer afford food.

BBC Talking Point
Apr 07, 2020

How coronavirus inspired a gangland truce in South Africa
A truce has broken out in the notorious, gang-infested townships around South Africa's Cape Town.

BBC Talking Point
Apr 07, 2020

Covid-19: British-African doctors use #DontRush challenge to highlight NHS diversity
British-African doctors explain why they used the #DontRush challenge to highlight diversity in the NHS.

BBC Talking Point
Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus: What questions do you have?
What do you want to know in relation to coronavirus?

BBC Talking Point
Apr 05, 2020

In pictures: 24 hours on lockdown
A group of 24 photographers record one hour each of life under restrictions imposed because of coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Apr 05, 2020

Coronavirus: Quarantined Italian village turned into human laboratory
Could a tiny hilltop village in Italy help us solve some of the mysteries around coronavirus?

BBC Talking Point
Apr 05, 2020

Coronavirus: 'Pregnancy during a pandemic is terrifying'
Carly was already a high-risk pregnancy. Now, she fears the toll of Covid-19 on hospitals could put her more at risk.

BBC Talking Point
Apr 04, 2020

Seven thousand miles from home
Sian Kelly coaches the Argentine women's cricket team and has lived in Buenos Aires since 2016.

BBC Talking Point
Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Coming 5,000 miles to die for the NHS
Two British-Sudanese doctors became the first doctors to die of coronavirus in the UK. This is their story.

BBC Talking Point
Apr 03, 2020

Lockdown diary: Bingeing on TV
As part of a BBC blog series, Jen Smith talks us through one week as pandemic restrictions ease in Shenzhen.

BBC Talking Point
Apr 02, 2020

Coronavirus in Lagos: Enforcing lockdown in Africa's biggest city
We follow the Lagos task force in charge of enforcing a new ban on large public gatherings.

BBC Talking Point
Apr 02, 2020

Coronavirus: Can I still walk my dog? And other questions
How many times can I walk my dog, how safe are groceries, can I have a birthing partner, and other questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Apr 01, 2020

Recovering from coronavirus: Three harrowing stories of surviving Covid-19
We have spoken to three people who were hospitalised after contracting coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 28, 2020

Advice from an Italian family
The Aninnis have been in lockdown in Rome for nearly three weeks. What advice do they have for other families?

BBC Talking Point
Mar 27, 2020

Coronavirus lockdown in India: ‘Beaten and abused for doing my job'
India's last-mile delivery executives are struggling to function as the country goes in lockdown.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 25, 2020

Coronavirus: How long can I exercise for each day? And other questions
Can I travel somewhere to exercise, are loss of taste and smell symptoms, and other questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 25, 2020

Coronavirus: Is loss of sense of taste and smell a symptom? And other questions
How long do you have the illness, how does it affect asthmatics and other questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 24, 2020

Coronavirus: Can my car still get an MOT? And other questions
How long do you have the illness, how does it affect asthmatics and other questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 23, 2020

Coronavirus: Ten of your most-asked questions answered
How long do you have the illness, how does it affect asthmatics and other questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 22, 2020

Israel's coronavirus patient 74 talks about her experience
Israel's coronavirus patient 74, also known as Dani, posts about her experience on social media.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 21, 2020

Coronavirus: A father's fears in Kenya's crowded Kibera settlement
A family of seven in one room in Kenya's largest informal settlement fears the spread of Covid-19.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 18, 2020

Coronavirus information: What should I do?
Step-by-step, what to do to help prevent the spread of the virus.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus: Stock market turmoil continues
Early market rallies run out of steam continuing Monday's declines.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus: Stocks bounce as volatility continues
Markets rise as policymakers launch fresh stimulus measures to tackle the impact of the virus.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus: Stock markets continue to slide
The FTSE 100 falls a further 3% as an early rally on the market quickly runs out of steam.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus: US stocks see worst fall since 1987
Wall Street's Dow Jones slides 12.9% as Donald Trump says economy "may be" heading for recession.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 16, 2020

Climate change: The rich are to blame, international study finds
The Leeds University study looked at 86 countries and came to broadly the same conclusions about the rich.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus: Kind Canadians start 'caremongering' trend
How "caremongering" became the new trend to help vulnerable people in communities dealing with coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson delivers first daily update
It follows criticism of the government's handling of the outbreak and confusion over its advice to the over-70s.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus: More flights cancelled by Virgin, Ryanair and others
Virgin Atlantic, BA-owner IAG, Ryanair and EasyJet are taking drastic measures to survive the pandemic.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus: No 10 to start daily briefings
The decision comes after opposition MPs called for greater clarity over the government's response.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus: Stocks plunge despite global central bank action
FTSE 100 dives 6% despite central banks announcing a co-ordinated effort to ease the coronavirus impact.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 16, 2020

Airlines slash more flights as coronavirus hits
Ryanair says it may have to ground its entire fleet, while the owner of BA cuts 75% of its capacity

BBC Talking Point
Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus: Job interviews go online as candidates stuck at home
Recruiters say it's also easier to reach candidates as they work out of the office during the pandemic.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 15, 2020

Coronavirus: GPs prepare for NHS's 'biggest crisis'
Family doctors are gearing up for a major increase in coronavirus in the community. How will they cope?

BBC Talking Point
Mar 15, 2020

Coronavirus: 'I've had to cancel my wedding'
Couples are having to change their plans around their nuptials because of the exceptional circumstances.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 13, 2020

Coronavirus: Should people work from home, and other questions answered
What should I do if I'm self-employed, home working, and more coronavirus questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 13, 2020

Wall Street rallies after Trump declares virus emergency
The rally follows the biggest one-day declines in the US and UK since Black Monday in 1987.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 13, 2020

Share gains fade as stocks markets stay on edge over virus
Strong gains made by US and European markets fade as worries about coronavirus continue.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 13, 2020

Coronavirus: UK measures defended after criticism
The government defends its coronavirus plans as confirmed cases rise to 798.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 13, 2020

Coronavirus: UK measures defended amid criticism
Top science adviser dismisses criticism of the UK's approach to coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 13, 2020

Europe's share markets rise as global sell-off eases
Friday's partial recovery follows the biggest one-day falls in the US and UK since Black Monday in 1987.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 13, 2020

Coronavirus: Countries enforce mass closures to stem spread
Schools close, museums shut, sports events are off and lockdowns widen as the coronavirus spreads.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Coronavirus 'could cost millions of tourism jobs'
The World Travel and Tourism Council says that up to 50 million jobs are at risk.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Virus 'could cost millions of tourism jobs'
The World Travel and Tourism Council says that up to 50 million jobs are at risk.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Coronavirus: How hackers are preying on fears of Covid-19
How to spot five of the biggest email phishing scams based around Covid-19 concerns.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Coronavirus: FTSE 100, Dow, S&P 500 in worst day since 1987
The declines are a red flag for economic recession.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Coronavirus: UK shares suffer worst day since 1987
Markets are facing their worst ever daily loss after shares around the world plunged.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Coronavirus: May elections 'should be postponed to autumn'
The England and Wales polling watchdog wants to "mitigate" the impact of coronavirus on voters.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Coronavirus: UK deaths related to virus rise to 10
There are now 596 cases in the UK, as the government prepares to step up its response to the virus.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Coronavirus: UK coronavirus-related deaths rise to 10
There are now 590 cases in the UK, as the government prepares to step up its response to the virus.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Coronavirus: Global stocks plunge as coronavirus fears spread
European markets are facing their worst ever daily loss after shares around the world plunged.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Coronavirus: Stocks plunge amid US-Europe travel ban
The FTSE 100 slumps 6% as Donald Trump restricts travel to the US from mainland Europe.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Budget 2020: 'No apology' for borrowing, says chancellor
Rishi Sunak says low interest rates make the £30bn Budget package "the right economic thing to do".

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Coronavirus: UK expected to move to 'delay' phase
The government is to decide on moving from a "containment" phase to "delay".

BBC Talking Point
Mar 12, 2020

Greenland and Antarctica ice loss accelerating
The Earth's great ice sheets are losing mass six times faster today than they were in the 1990s.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 11, 2020

Forest planting: Plan for trees across 'length of Wales'
The scheme - including £15m of grants - would see forest running the length and breadth of Wales.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 11, 2020

Coronavirus: Your most-asked questions, answered
How does self-isolation work, how is coronavirus different from flu, and more questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 11, 2020

Coronavirus: Ten of your most popular questions, answered
How does self-isolation work, how is coronavirus different from flu, and more questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 11, 2020

Coronavirus: What is the incubation period, and other questions
How does self-isolation work, how is coronavirus different from flu, and more questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 11, 2020

Coronavirus: Eleven of your most popular questions, answered
How does self-isolation work, how is coronavirus different from flu, and more questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 11, 2020

Budget 2020: Chancellor pumps billions into economy to combat coronavirus
The chancellor warns the outbreak is likely to cause a temporary but significant disruption to the UK economy, in his first Budget.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 11, 2020

Budget 2020: Chancellor unveils £30bn coronavirus package
Coronavirus likely to bring a "temporary disruption" to the UK economy the chancellor says, in his first Budget.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 11, 2020

Coronavirus: Health minister Nadine Dorries tests positive
Nadine Dorries is self-isolating at home, while another MP says she has been advised to do the same.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 11, 2020

UK interest rates cut in emergency move
The Bank of England cuts rates to the lowest level in history amid the coronavirus outbreak.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 11, 2020

Climate change: New rules could spell end of 'throwaway culture'
Regulations hope to tackle products that are are bought, used briefly, then binned.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 11, 2020

Belfast Health Trust to scale back on some planned operations
The Mater Hospital will cancel most elective surgeries to free up beds and staff.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 10, 2020

Markets start to bounce back after steep losses
US markets rallied 4.9% but investors in Europe remained nervous following Monday's dramatic falls.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 10, 2020

Shares slip back as coronavirus worries persist
Shares in Europe give up early gains as investors remain nervous following Monday's dramatic falls.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 10, 2020

Coronavirus: Is it safe to use swimming pools, and other questions
Are swimming pools safe, should I travel to Italy, and more coronavirus questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 10, 2020

Coronavirus: UK tactics defended as cases expected to rise
England's deputy chief medical officer says a "balanced response" could see further measures follow.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 10, 2020

Calm returns to markets after share turmoil
London's FTSE 100 share index stabilises after having seen the biggest fall for 12 years on Monday.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 10, 2020

Coronavirus: What if I'm going to Italy, and other questions
How might coronavirus affect disabled people, self-isolation advice, and more questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 09, 2020

Coronavirus: Are disabled people at more risk, and other questions
How might coronavirus affect disabled people, self-isolation advice, and more questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 09, 2020

Global shares plunge in worst day since financial crisis
Global stocks plunge after a sharp fall in the oil price hits markets already reeling from the coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 09, 2020

Black Monday: Shares face biggest fall since financial crisis
Global stocks plunge after a sharp fall in the oil price hits markets already reeling from the coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 09, 2020

US trading halted as shares plunge around the world
Shares dive after a sharp drop in the oil price hits markets already reeling from the coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 09, 2020

Shares plunge in worst day since financial crisis
London's FTSE 100 faces its worst day since 2008, with billions wiped off the value of top firms.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 09, 2020

Coronavirus: Italy in 'massive shock therapy' pledge to offset virus impact
The Italian economy takes a hit, as millions try to adapt to new coronavirus restrictions.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 09, 2020

Drivers using mobile phones could face tougher penalties
The minister in charge intends to legislate for higher fines for drivers using a hand-held mobile phone.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 05, 2020

Coronavirus: Should you disinfect your phone, and other questions
How may coronavirus affect children, can it spread via cash, and readers' other questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 05, 2020

Coronavirus: What is the risk to children, and other questions
How may coronavirus affect children, can it spread via cash, and readers' other questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 05, 2020

Coronavirus: Cases in UK jump to 87
The UK reports its largest daily increase in cases, as two patients on a hospital ward are diagnosed.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 04, 2020

Coronavirus: Is it safe to hot-desk, and other questions
Summer exams, hot-desking, and readers' other coronavirus questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 04, 2020

Coronavirus: 'No-one should miss out on sick pay'
The government should provide support for workers who do not qualify for statutory sick pay, says TUC.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 04, 2020

Coronavirus: Hospital patients to be seen via video link
Move to reduce the transmission of coronavirus in hospitals comes as hand-washing ad campaign begins.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 04, 2020

Scottish government seeks clarity over Irish Sea border
The Irish Sea border refers to new controls on GB to NI trade at the end of the Brexit transition period.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 04, 2020

Wildlife 'needs 5% of Welsh Government budget'
More money is needed to tackle the "nature crisis" in Wales, environmentalists say.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 04, 2020

Greener petrol at UK pumps to target emissions
The government is consulting on making lower carbon E10 the new standard grade of fuel for vehicles.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 03, 2020

Coronavirus: What will happen to exams, and more questions
Summer exams, hot-desking, and readers' other coronavirus questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Up to fifth of UK workers 'could be off sick at same time'
Non-urgent NHS care may be delayed if the coronavirus outbreak worsens, the government says, as the number of UK cases rises to 51.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Iran holy-shrine-lickers face prison
Two men face jail in Iran for licking holy shrines in defiance of coronavirus health warnings.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 02, 2020

Climate concerns grow amid wettest February on record
Last month was the wettest ever February in the UK, according to records that stretch back to 1862.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 02, 2020

Coronavirus: Global growth ‘could halve' if outbreak intensifies
A "longer lasting and more intensive" outbreak could halve growth in 2020, says the OECD.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 02, 2020

Coronavirus: Bank of England vows to ease economic impact
The bank has promised to help stabilise financial markets amid growing concern about coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Mar 01, 2020

Wales alcohol pricing scheme: How will it work?
As prices increase on some alcoholic drinks, how will the new system work?

BBC Talking Point
Mar 01, 2020

Callum Manning: Online surge of support for bullied book lover
Callum Manning, 13, was bullied in a group chat for posting reviews of books he loved on Instagram.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 28, 2020

Coronavirus: Global shares suffer worst week since financial crisis
US shares slide as fears over the impact of the coronavirus continue to grip investors.

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