Business finds its heart in fight against Covid-19 

Businesses are ‘rediscovering their social conscience’ by rallying to offer support and to create products to battle the coronavirus pandemic.  Companies have sprung into action at a rate only seen in wartime since cases of the deadly virus began to surge in the UK.  Beer company Brewdog has changed its …

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Which children are still going to school?

Image copyright Getty Images Schools across the UK are now closed to the vast majority of pupils, possibly until September. A small proportion of children are still able to attend. Which children can go to school? Schools, nurseries and childminders have been asked to provide care for those who are …

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Coronavirus: How to exercise while staying at home

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDiana Moran, better known as the Green Goddess, was a fitness star in the 1980s The Green Goddess – the original keep-fit queen of the 80s – is making a comeback on BBC Breakfast. Eighty-year-old Diana Moran will be doing exercises three …

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Coronavirus: Living in an empty Korean boarding school

Image copyright Charlotte Worthington Image caption Alice Bate graduated from Oxford University last year, and was looking forward to travelling Asia whilst teaching in South Korea A young English woman has described her “eerie” life living in a virtually deserted South Korean boarding school, after all the students were sent …

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Chris Whitty: The man with our lives in his hands

Image copyright PA Media He is the official who will probably have the greatest impact on our everyday lives of any individual policymaker in modern times. Since the start of the coronavirus crisis, Professor Chris Whitty has been front and centre of the decision-making and communication of messages to the …

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Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

Image copyright Emma Russell Coronavirus has plunged the world into uncertainty and the constant news about the pandemic can feel relentless. All of this is taking its toll on people’s mental health, particularly those already living with conditions like anxiety and OCD. So how can we protect our mental health? …

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Coronavirus: Do face masks actually work?

As coronavirus continues to spread around the world, face masks are in high demand as people look for ways to protect themselves. But do they really protect most people from contracting the virus? Dr Shunmay Yeung from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine explains. Please note: This video was …

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