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From ‘how to’ to hair dye: our lockdown web searches

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption E-commerce platform Redbrain saw millions of searches for free weights during the UK’s lockdown YouTube says people are watching instructional videos more than ever as they seek new skills during lockdown. Videos with titles like “how to” and “step-by-step” are being viewed for 65% …

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Coronavirus: Why have two reporters in Wuhan disappeared?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Chinese authorities are trying hard to control the narrative They are citizen journalists, wanting to provide the “truth” of what is happening in Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in China. They posted videos online, shared pictures and dramatic stories from inside …

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‘If I can’t work I can’t feed my family’

Image caption Eugenica is now stranded in Manila and can’t get to her children “I’ve been stuck here for almost a month, I have no money to send to my kids, no money for transport to see my kids,” says Eugenica. She is in the Philippines’ capital Manila in lockdown, …

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Coronavirus: Heads say 1 June earliest realistic school opening

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption How practical will it be for schools to adapt to social distancing? The earliest “realistic” point at which schools in England could start re-opening would be 1 June, head teachers’ leader Geoff Barton has said. “We cannot see any realistic way that schools could …

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Checking in: Hôtel Chais Monnet, Cognac

Built in the 19th century, the site that was the childhood home of Jean Monnet, one of the founding fathers of the European Union. The building had sat uninhabited since 2004 before the decision was made to transform the trading house into a majestic, five-star getaway, combining traditional architecture with …

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Coronavirus: Living under the lockdown in Wales

Image caption Doctors told Amy-Claire Davies she was unlikely to live beyond childhood The coronavirus restrictions are challenging for all households, but for one family in Swansea death was already an everyday subject. Amy-Claire Davies has an unknown condition which means she has to take 40 pills a day just …

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