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Wednesday
8th April 2020

Around the world

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.

Boris Johnson: Trump asks drug companies to assist PM's recovery

The president said Johnson was a "fantastic person" who "fought like hell for his country".

In the UK

Coronavirus: What happens in an intensive care unit?

As Boris Johnson continues to be treated for coronavirus in an ICU, we take a look at how they work.

Coronavirus: Raab confident Boris Johnson will 'pull through'

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the prime minister remains in good spirits while in intensive care.

Politics

Coronavirus: Raab confident Boris Johnson will 'pull through'

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the prime minister remains in good spirits while in intensive care.

Coronavirus: UK PM Boris Johnson 'receiving the very best care'

Cabinet minister Michael Gove says the prime minister remains in intensive care in London.

Education

Coronavirus: Joe Wicks keeps children fit with online PE classes

The fitness guru is running free online classes every weekday for children.

Coronavirus: UK schools closed except for key workers' children

Students stay home for classes, unless their parents are classified as 'key workers'.

Health

Coronavirus: What happens in an intensive care unit?

As Boris Johnson continues to be treated for coronavirus in an ICU, we take a look at how they work.

Coronavirus: The effects on the most vulnerable

Paula has complex medical needs, she relies on her assistance dog, carers and a nurse for help. Coronavirus has already affected the care she receives.

Business

Coronavirus: Three perspectives on furloughing

Three people react to the furloughing scheme put in place in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

The shop where you can still buy huge bags of pasta

Wholesalers are opening their doors to members of the public keen to buy supplies in bulk.

Science

Apollo 13: Deadly DIY in space

An explosion forces the astronauts to build makeshift CO2 adaptors to avoid suffocation.

Learning how to make an igloo in the Antarctic

The BBC's Justin Rowlatt learnt to make an igloo while visiting Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier.

Technology

Coronavirus: Russia uses facial recognition to tackle Covid-19

As Russian cities go into lockdown to try to contain coronavirus, Moscow uses the latest technology to keep track of residents.

The robot car enforcing lockdown and other news

BBC Click's Omar Mehtab looks at the best of the week's technology stories.

Entertainment

Coronavirus: Closed visitor gardens create virtual tours

People who are at home can still get a glimpse of garden attractions even though they are closed.

Poetry power: BBC correspondents read their favourites

Listen to some BBC correspondents sharing the poems that have helped them through difficult times.