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Coronavirus: Thai elephants face starvation as tourism collapses

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 5:40pm
As visitors stay away because of coronavirus, many elephant keepers can no longer feed the animals.

Coronavirus: National League's three divisions suspended indefinitely

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 4:58pm
The three divisions of England's National League are suspended indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Bristol GP surgery's dances a hit with care home

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 4:28pm
Staff at Green Valleys Health are dancing every lunchtime to entertain residents next door.

Scotland: Steve Clarke takes 10% pay cut along with SFA & SPFL staff

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 3:52pm
Staff at the Scottish FA and and SPFL have taken a 10% wage cut, while wage increases and annual bonuses have been waived.

Coronavirus outbreak: Teddy bear hunt helps distract kids under lockdown

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 3:51pm
For millions of children on lockdown, teddy bear hunts are a welcome relief from the isolation.

Self-isolation proves a boon to rainfall project

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 3:31pm
Scientists have been amazed at the public's response to help digitise the UK's old rainfall records.

Unclaimed £58m lottery ticket bought in Ayrshire

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 3:28pm
The winning ticket matched all five main numbers and the two Lucky Star numbers two weeks ago.

Coronavirus: UK considers virus-tracing app to ease lockdown

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 3:00pm
Study describes how app would alert citizens if someone they came into contact with tests positive.

#GoalsAtHome: Can you recreate this Dele Alli volley at home

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 2:50pm
BBC Sport's Football Focus is setting a new weekly challenge, asking you to recreate classic goals at home during the Covid-19 lockdown. Post your efforts using #goalsathome.

Coronavirus: Paramedic protective kit 'only fit for making sandwiches'

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 2:44pm
A London paramedic says he does not feel protected while treating patients with suspected coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Why the UK death count is an inexact science

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 2:15pm
New figures offer more information on the toll of Covid-19 but do not give us the full picture.

Coronavirus: What powers do the police have?

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 2:05pm
Police across the UK now have wide-ranging powers to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: 'I don't want a flight voucher, where's my refund?'

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 1:59pm
The airlines' trade body wants to give vouchers for cancelled flights but passengers are unhappy.

Red Bull boss on ventilators, coronavirus 'camps' & F1 regulations delay to 2023

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 1:47pm
Red Bull boss Christian Horner on ventilators, coronavirus 'camps' & F1's new regulations possibly being delayed until 2023.

Spurs chairman Levy issues warning as non-playing staff take pay cut

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 1:46pm
Tottenham's non-playing staff will take a 20% pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic, the club announces.

Premier League & EFL clubs to discuss collective wage deferral

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 12:17pm
Premier League and EFL clubs are set to discuss a collective wage deferral agreement at a meeting with the PFA on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: UK mortgage market goes into lockdown

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 12:05pm
Lenders are cutting back on loans, unless borrowers have a huge deposit or plenty of equity.

Wimbledon cancellation seems inevitable as emergency meetings held

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 11:38am
A series of emergency meetings is under way to decide whether Wimbledon can go ahead this year - with cancellation looking inevitable.

Joseph Parker and Tyson Fury dance along to Build Me Up Buttercup

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 11:02am
Joseph Parker is joined by Tyson Fury, Scott Dixon and other celebrities in a virtual dance along and lip sync to Build Me up Buttercup by The Foundations.

James Corden's Homefest: Star speaks of 'anxiety and sadness' over coronavirus

Tue, 31/03/2020 - 11:01am
TV host James Corden sums up how many people are feeling during the coronavirus situation.

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