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26 Mar 10:06pm Little Mix star Perrie Edwards talks new music, panic attacks and knitting
The singer says Little Mix are going back to "pure pop" after splitting with Simon Cowell.
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26 Mar 10:03pm Coronavirus: What are ventilators and why are they important?
The lives of some Covid-19 patients may depend upon medical ventilators - here are the basics of how they work.
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26 Mar 8:48pm Coronavirus: South Africa begins three-week lockdown
Police and the army patrol the streets as all but essential movement is banned across the country.
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26 Mar 6:58pm Coronavirus: US becomes nation with most cases
The grim milestone came as President Trump predicted the US would get back to work "pretty quickly".
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26 Mar 6:40pm Updated Coronavirus: US now global epicentre of pandemic
The grim milestone came as President Trump predicted the US would get back to work "pretty quickly".
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26 Mar 6:05pm US now nation with most coronavirus cases
The grim milestone came as President Trump predicted the US would get back to work "pretty quickly".
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26 Mar 5:30pm Gary Lineker shares thank you NHS message
Match of the Day's Gary Lineker joins the nation in sharing his appreciation for NHS workers for the Clap for our Carers campaign during the coronavirus crisis.
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26 Mar 5:25pm Updated Coronavirus: UK deaths rise by more than 100 in a day
The death toll has risen from 475 to 578, the Department of Health and Social Care confirms.
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26 Mar 4:30pm Updated Coronavirus: UK government unveils aid for self-employed
The self-employed will be paid up to £2,500 a month to help them cope with the coronavirus crisis.
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26 Mar 4:21pm Clap for our Carers: National applause for coronavirus health workers
As the UK remains in lockdown, residents show their gratitude for those treating the virus.
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26 Mar 3:44pm Clap for our Carers across the UK
A mass round of applause at 8pm honours doctors, nurses, carers and more trying to battle coronavirus.
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26 Mar 3:14pm Coronavirus: Weekly house buying interest slumps 40%
Property listing websites say buyers are pausing decisions as the government cautions against moving.
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26 Mar 3:02pm Updated Coronavirus: What help will self-employed get from government?
What is being done for the five million self-employed people in the UK facing a sudden loss of income?
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26 Mar 2:10pm James Anderson on virtual bike races & bowling in the kitchen
England bowler James Anderson reveals which team-mate is quickest on the bike and how his daughters are helping him stay in shape.
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26 Mar 2:07pm Updated The companies that need workers
Out of work? These companies need workers right now.
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26 Mar 1:35pm Updated England coach Jones agrees to pay cut as a result of coronavirus outbreak
England head coach Eddie Jones will take a pay cut of more than 25% as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
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26 Mar 1:12pm Coronavirus: Police get new powers to enforce protection
They can order people to go home, leave an area or disperse, with a range of fines for rule breakers.
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26 Mar 1:02pm Updated All football in England below National League level to end with results expunged
All football in England below National League level will end immediately and results will be voided with no promotion or relegation.
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26 Mar 12:54pm Coronavirus: Six members of boxing teams who attended qualifier said to have tested positive
Six members of boxing teams who attended an Olympic qualifying event in London in March are said to have contracted coronavirus.
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26 Mar 12:45pm Updated Coronavirus: Rishi Sunak to unveil financial aid for self-employed
The chancellor's coronavirus support package comes after the PM pledges to do "whatever we can".
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26 Mar 12:10pm I can win gold in Tokyo at 39 - Gatlin
Former Olympic 100m champion Justin Gatlin says he can win gold at the Tokyo Olympics despite him likely being 39 when the postponed Games take place.
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26 Mar 11:55am Coronavirus cough attacks a crime, says prosecution chief
Those that deliberately cough on key workers while claiming to have coronavirus will be charged.
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26 Mar 11:41am Coronavirus: Record number of Americans file for unemployment
The number of people in the US seeking jobless benefits jumped to nearly 3.3 million last week.
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26 Mar 11:22am MP backlash over EU ventilator scheme
Opposition parties accuse No 10 of putting "Brexit over breathing" by not joining the bloc's medical equipment plan.
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26 Mar 10:18am Updated Police to enforce virus lockdown with fines
New powers will allow Scottish police to hand out fines to anyone breaking social distancing rules.
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26 Mar 10:09am Updated US unemployment claims hit record
The number of people in the US seeking jobless benefits jumped to nearly 3.3 million last week.
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26 Mar 9:46am Paralympian Daybell swaps table tennis for coronavirus frontline
British Paralympian Kim Daybell swaps table tennis for medicine during the coronavirus crisis.
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26 Mar 9:00am France weighing up option of 2020 Tour with no spectators - sports minster
The Tour de France is considering the option of going ahead without fans, says France’s sports minister.
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26 Mar 8:23am Coronavirus: Robert Kelly whose kids crashed BBC interview talks about working from home
The BBC speaks to the family who became a global hit in 2017 when the children crashed a live TV interview.
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26 Mar 8:16am Updated Coronavirus: Government orders 10,000 ventilators from Dyson
The engineering firm developed a new type of ventilator in response to calls on behalf of the NHS.
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26 Mar 6:40am Coronavirus: NHS staff to get free parking
A petition signed by 400,000 called on the government to thank NHS staff by axing the fees.
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26 Mar 6:31am Banks under fire for coronavirus loan tactics
MPs have criticised banks for asking business owners to put their own property up to secure loans.
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26 Mar 6:31am Coronavirus: NHS field hospital plans for Scotland
The chief medical officer says potential sites will be identified this week as Covid-19 cases are set to rise rapidly.
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26 Mar 6:24am McLaren staff arrive back in UK after being quarantined in Melbourne
The McLaren staff quarantined in Melbourne as a result of a coronavirus case at the abandoned Australian Grand Prix are all back in the UK.
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26 Mar 6:15am Leeds staff volunteer to defer wages because of coronavirus crisis
Leeds' players, coaching staff and senior management volunteer to take a wage deferral because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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26 Mar 5:43am Coping with coronavirus anxiety
Anxiety UK have experienced a big rise in callers since the Covid-19 outbreak.
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26 Mar 5:04am Burgers, beer or the buzz: What do you miss about sport?
We asked what little things you miss about sport, while live action is suspended during the coronavirus crisis.
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26 Mar 4:38am Coronavirus: Inside a Covid-19 intensive care unit
In a South Korean ICU, nurses wearing heavy self-contained respiratory systems work two-hour shifts.
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26 Mar 4:13am Updated Coronavirus: US Senate passes $2tn disaster aid bill
The largest government economic stimulus in US history is approved, despite a last-minute row.
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26 Mar 3:26am Sport England launches campaign to stay active at home
Sport England launches a campaign to inspire people to stay active at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
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26 Mar 2:43am Updated Coronavirus briefing: Help for self-employed and surge in US cases
Your morning briefing for Thursday 26 March 2020.
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