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BBC Talking Point
Aug 20, 2020

Why many are still shielding, with no end in sight
Thousands are still in unofficial lockdown because they don't feel safe going out, says BBC disability correspondent Nikki Fox.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 14, 2020

Coronavirus: France to be added to UK quarantine countries
With 500,000 Britons believed to be in France, ports and airports face a scramble to return.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2020

Madagascar president's herbal tonic fails to halt Covid-19 spike
Cases of Covid-19 in Madagascar quadrupled over a month despite the president pushing an unproven remedy.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2020

Students from Georgia school district in viral photo speak out
Since the photo went viral, nine people from the school have tested positive and hundreds have been asked to self-isolate.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2020

Coronavirus: Students from Georgia School speak about failed halth measures
A photo of the crowded school hallway went viral, and since then nine people have tested positive.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2020

Georgia School: 'We walked into a dangerous situation'
A photo of the crowded school hallway went viral, and since then nine people have tested positive.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2020

Bangladesh: Losing my job as a garment factory worker
Sonia is one of thousands of garment workers who have lost their jobs in Bangladesh due to Covid-19.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2020

Coronavirus travel: Majorca's party capital deserted
Majorca's famous party destination Magaluf has been left deserted because of coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2020

Coronavirus: Preparing for a post-lockdown musical
The cast and crew of Sleepless describe the preparations for their ''coronavirus-safe'' production.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 12, 2020

Airline refunds: 'We're still waiting after five months'
David Hanson's dream holiday was cancelled, but like many Brits he's been waiting months for a refund.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 12, 2020

How to share your questions, stories, pictures and videos with BBC News
Have you got a good story? BBC News wants to hear from you.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 12, 2020

Coronavirus: Dealing with excessive facial hair during lockdown
People who go to beauticians for medically related treatments have had to treat themselves in lockdown, and it's affecting every part of their life.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 12, 2020

Coronavirus: 'New Zealand will get rid of the virus again'
The epidemiologist behind the country's elimination strategy says you have to plan for setbacks.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 11, 2020

Coronavirus: Exposure rate 'similar' in London and Stockholm
Antibody tests suggest similar exposure to the virus in the two capitals, despite different strategies.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 11, 2020

How Ebola prepared one doctor for Covid-19
How Ebola prepared one doctor in the Democratic Republic of Congo to treat coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2020

Menstrual health and mentoring in Nepal lockdown
Volunteers have delivered hygiene packs to women and girls to help overcome barriers during lockdown.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2020

'A Hinge date saved my life' and other cancer dating stories
Dating during lockdown is hard enough in 2020, but how do you deal with it when cancer is in the mix too?

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2020

Coronavirus: Does your mask need an upgrade?
Designer Anne Sophie Cochevelou decorates her face coverings with anything from Barbies to Pokemon toys.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2020

Unemployment and coronavirus: Older workers feel 'forgotten'
Julie Morris explains what it is like to be job hunting in your late fifties during coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2020

Africa Eye: Ghana hospital workers cash in on PPE amid coronavirus
The BBC Africa Eye team uncovers Ghanaians selling coronavirus supplies while doctors and nurses go without.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 09, 2020

Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight?
Covid-19 has changed the world - are we winning or is the virus still taking hold, and when will it end?

BBC Talking Point
Aug 07, 2020

Coronavirus: How to stay cool in a face mask as hot UK weather forecast
Temperatures are forecast to top 30C in some parts of the UK this weekend. Perhaps it is not the time you want to be partially covering your face.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 06, 2020

World's remotest Irish bar: 'We will survive Covid'
It has been closed since April, you can't reach it by car, and it's a two-day hike from the nearest airport.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 06, 2020

How the pandemic is sending some Brazilians ‘two steps back'
Strides made to reduce poverty in Brazil are being reversed by the economic upheaval caused by Covid.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 06, 2020

Cosplay and Covid: Video gamers defy the virus
Video game meet-up ChinaJoy was one of the first big shows staged in China since the pandemic began.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2020

The double blow facing Nigeria's entrepreneurs
Three business owners explain how they are weathering the economic fallout.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2020

Teacher's tips for keeping kids entertained without a screen
without a screen! Primary school teacher Jade Williams has some handy advice for the summer break.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2020

Coronavirus: The hidden heroes of India's Covid-19 wards
Meet the ward boys, or hospital assistants, who are the unsung heroes in India's Covid-19 fight.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 01, 2020

Coronavirus: 'When will this Covid curse be finished?'
What happens when you're forced to self-isolate, or into lockdown, in a cramped refugee camp?

BBC Talking Point
Jul 31, 2020

Coronavirus: Tracking new outbreaks in the sewers
Around 15,000 new cases of the disease have been reported in Spain in the past week.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 30, 2020

Coronavirus: Why some people want to keep working from home
Office workers in England can soon go back to their desks - but many want to keep working remotely.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 30, 2020

Coronavirus: Brits, Balearics and battered businesses
Ibiza's nightclub scene has been hit hard by coronavirus, leaving people in need of support.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 30, 2020

Coronavirus holidays: You're finally abroad, but was it worth it?
Queues for the beach and free drinks from struggling restaurants - what are holidays like now?

BBC Talking Point
Jul 29, 2020

Coronavirus: Domestic abuse - ‘You're with each other 24/7'
The Domestic Abuse Helpline took more than 40,000 calls during the first three months of lockdown, we explore the reality of domestic abuse when confined to your home.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 29, 2020

How to ace a video interview
A job coach offers eight tips for performing your best during a video interview.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 29, 2020

Coronavirus in Pakistan: Doctor's video diary of fight against pandemic
A doctor in one of Pakistan's busiest hospitals has kept a video diary of the country's struggle with coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 29, 2020

Hajj 2020: 'It would have been my solace'
In the past year, Anisa lost her mother, her job and her house and had hoped Hajj would help her find solace.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 28, 2020

Living through lockdown when the love of your life is in a care home
Margaret was "devastated" when lockdown rules meant she couldn't visit her husband of 63 years in his care home.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 28, 2020

Recordings show lockdown London quieter than 1928
Museum records London's "silent streets" of 2020 and reveals much noisier streets of 1928.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 27, 2020

Coronavirus: When home is both prison and sanctuary
Photographer Jo De Banzie records life during the coronavirus lockdown, using an antique camera.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 27, 2020

Coronavirus: 'We're still waiting at home for them to come back'
While Latinos represent 18% of the total US population, they account for 34% of cases.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 27, 2020

Coronavirus in Wuhan: The son who lost his father to Covid-19
Zhang Hai travelled to the city with his father for routine surgery just before it went into lockdown.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 27, 2020

Coronavirus: Vietnam coma pilot warns people 'not to be blasé'
Scot Stephen Cameron spent more than two months in a coma in Vietnam after contracting coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 26, 2020

The millions 'hanging by a thread' as coronavirus aid expires
A $600 boost to unemployment benefit is set to expire soon, leaving many people worried about money.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 25, 2020

Coronavirus: Your pictures on the theme of 'homegrown'
A selection of pictures from our readers on the theme of "home-grown".

BBC Talking Point
Jul 24, 2020

Gyms and mental health: 'I can't wait to be back on the squat rack'
With gyms set to reopen, three people tell Radio 1 Newsbeat how exercise helps their mental health.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 24, 2020

Coronavirus and teachers: The forgotten school key workers
Some BAME teachers in the UK feel forgotten from government advice when returning to work, so have created their own guidance.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 24, 2020

Coronavirus: 'We made a feature film in lockdown'
How some UK film makers have kept working during the coronavirus pandemic.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 23, 2020

Tokyo 2020: ‘Delaying the Olympics changed our careers'
For some, it means competing when they couldn't before. For others, it's a year too long to wait.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 23, 2020

How not to wear a face mask
New rules mean face coverings are now mandatory in England in all shops.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 23, 2020

Coronavirus: Has Covid-19 exposed UK's underlying ill health?
What lessons has coronavirus taught us - and will ministers and health leaders act upon them?

BBC Talking Point
Jul 23, 2020

Reopening US schools 'makes our kids guinea pigs'
Florida's decision to reopen all brick and mortar schools in August caused a teacher backlash.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 22, 2020

Oscar winner Taika Waititi's take on lockdown
Thor and Jojo Rabbit filmmaker Taika Waititi tells BBC News what life has been like during lockdown

BBC Talking Point
Jul 22, 2020

Coronavirus: People with learning disabilities 'at risk of falling through cracks'
A survey suggests that only 5% of disabled people feel safe to come out of lockdown.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 22, 2020

Coronavirus: Your tributes to those who have died
A collection of your tributes to some of the thousands of people in the UK who have died with coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 22, 2020

Coronavirus: How Joe Wicks' fitness workouts 'changed my life'
As the Body Coach ends his live morning workouts, people explain what the sessions have meant to them.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 20, 2020

'Why our Nigerian online wedding suits us just fine'
Two young Nigerian couples on why they don't regret doing things their own way and breaking with tradition.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 20, 2020

By bike, boat and horseback: Epic coronavirus journeys home
With flights grounded and borders closed, these travellers took incredible steps to get home.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 20, 2020

Coronavirus: The man who sailed the Atlantic Ocean to see his elderly parents
When lockdown happened, Juan decided to cross the ocean on his own to get back home.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 20, 2020

Coronavirus in South Africa: A day in the life of a contact tracer
The BBC gained exclusive access to follow a small team of contact tracers in the city of Bloemfontein, South Africa.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 19, 2020

Why some Kenyans still deny coronavirus exists
Kenya has had more than 11,000 cases of Covid-19 and 200 deaths, yet many don't take it seriously.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 19, 2020

Coronavirus: Social distancing for the visually impaired in Italy
A photo series highlights the challenges faced by those with visual impairment in Italy.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 19, 2020

Coronavirus: Lessons from 2008 for the class of 2020
Advice for people leaving education on how to handle employment prospects in the wake of coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 19, 2020

Horse Island: Shopping for a private island in a pandemic
The sale of an island off Ireland's south coast attracted interest "from all corners of the globe".

BBC Talking Point
Jul 18, 2020

Coronavirus face masks: Why men are less likely to wear masks
Covid-19 kills more men than women, so why are they shunning protective masks the most?

BBC Talking Point
Jul 18, 2020

Coronavirus: The slow death of the American all-you-can-eat buffet
Buffets, beloved by many Americans, are rapidly changing their business model to adapt to the virus.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 18, 2020

Coronavirus: 'When coffins lined the streets of my hometown'
Ecuadorean journalist Blanca Moncada was on the front line of the Covid-19 crisis in her town of Guayaquil.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 18, 2020

Coronavirus: Women turn street food carts into disinfection units
Dozens of women in Afghanistan who were operating solar-powered food carts have had the vehicles converted into mobile disinfection units to help tackle coronavirus. (Video produced by Huong Ly and Trystan Young)

BBC Talking Point
Jul 16, 2020

Coronavirus: 'Dear customers, I face ruin, please come back'
Rumit Shah, who runs a chain of greeting cards shops, explains why empty city streets are ruining his business.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 15, 2020

Coronavirus: 'How we're surviving a second virus lockdown'
From star-gazing to Nintendo workouts - people facing lockdown again share what's keeping them sane.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 14, 2020

Coronavirus: A user's guide to wearing a face mask to the shops
From stopping your glasses fogging up to washing techniques, here's what you need to know.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 14, 2020

OnlyFans: 'I started selling sexy photos online after losing my job'
The number of people signing up to sell adult content online has spiked during coronavirus.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 14, 2020

Coronavirus: The last-round fight for NYC's bastions of boxing?
With no clear path to reopening, New York's boxing gyms fear they may never return after the pandemic.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 14, 2020

How to stop your glasses steaming up with a face mask on
Three simple tips to stop your glasses fogging up while you shop with a mask or face covering on.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 14, 2020

How to stop your glasses steaming up with a mask on
Three simple tips to stop your glasses fogging up while you shop with a mask or face covering on.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 14, 2020

How to talk about conspiracy theories without an argument
Conspiracy theories have thrived during the pandemic - what's the right way to talk to someone who believes them?

BBC Talking Point
Jul 13, 2020

The return of manicures: 'My nails were a wreck!'
Nail bars have reopened in England as lockdown restrictions have eased.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 13, 2020

Coronavirus: Care home residents recreate record covers
Staff at the home came up with the idea to entertain those living there during lockdown.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 12, 2020

Coronavirus doctor's diary: Why are people remaining ill for so long?
Dr John Wright on two young patients seen at Bradford Royal Infirmary's Covid-19 "survivors' clinic".

BBC Talking Point
Jul 12, 2020

The women who can't get an abortion in lockdown
Indian women are struggling to access safe reproductive services because of Covid-19 restrictions.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 12, 2020

India's growing Covid-19 waste challenges workers
Millions are using gloves and masks but safely discarding them is proving to be challenge.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 12, 2020

'We've got working from home burnout'
A personal trainer, an advertising agency worker and a musician share their experiences of burnout.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 12, 2020

Coronavirus: Pilot returning home after two months on life support in Vietnam
The Scottish pilot spent more than two months on life support in Vietnam after contracting Covid-19.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 11, 2020

Coronavirus: The chaplains toiling on the frontlines
Spiritual care workers have been thrust onto the frontlines in new ways during this global pandemic.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 10, 2020

Love and guilt in lockdown: Your stories of getting in touch with an ex
Readers' stories about reflecting on old romances in lockdown - and either apologising or rekindling them.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 09, 2020

Coronavirus: The British-Pakistani doctors saving lives in both countries
From his laptop in Essex, Dr Tahir Akhtar is advising Pakistani doctors on treating coronavirus patients.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 09, 2020

Coronavirus: 'Big fat British Asian weddings' forced to slim down
How has the coronavirus pandemic hit the Asian weddings industry in the UK?

BBC Talking Point
Jul 09, 2020

Coronavirus: How Mexican cartels are taking advantage of pandemic
The BBC has secured exclusive access to a cartel trying to win over the poor during the pandemic.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 09, 2020

US student visas: 'A lot of people I know are scared for the future'
The US said some visas could be revoked because of coronavirus, leaving students confused and uncertain.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 09, 2020

US student visas: 'A lot of students I know are scared for the future'
International students at US universities talk about the uncertainty immigration changes have caused.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 08, 2020

Coronavirus: The doctors on Yemen's front line
Five years of civil war have left the country's medical system devastated and Covid-19 is spreading largely unchecked.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 08, 2020

Coronavirus: The Australian community separated by lockdown
The closing of borders between New South Wales and Victoria has separated families in Australia.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 08, 2020

Pen pal appeal gets residents friends around globe
Residents of a care home who appealed online for pen pals get responses from across the globe.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 08, 2020

Coronavirus: The animals abandoned during lockdown
The RSPCA voices fears that more pets will be rejected in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 07, 2020

Virtual drama classes providing a lifeline for asylum seekers
The young asylum seekers using music and drama to beat isolation during the pandemic.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 07, 2020

Coronavirus: 'The masks you throw away could end up killing a whale'
As the world battles the Covid-19 pandemic, more and more protective equipment is ending up in the sea.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 07, 2020

Coronavirus: Thousands say debilitating symptoms last 'for weeks'
Thousands of people with Covid-19 report recurring symptoms for far longer than 14 days.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 06, 2020

Coronavirus: Disease detectives track an invisible culprit
They're working frantically to stop the pandemic spreading. And sometimes that means some awkward conversations.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 04, 2020

Coronavirus: Before and after portraits of haircuts as hairdressers reopen
Before and after portraits as the people of Coventry visit the salon for the first time in three months

BBC Talking Point
Jul 02, 2020

Coronavirus: A lockdown journey from couch to kettlebells
Sometimes life throws you curveballs - and at the moment they're shaped like kettlebell weights.

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