Stephen Delahunty reports on the cutting off of the water supply in north-east Syria – a move amounting to a war crime – and what this means for the Coronavirus pandemic in the country.
NHS worker Nathan O’Hagan, who has experienced issues with anxiety for most of his life, explores how people who never previously thought about feelings of unspecified dread are now having to contend with them because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
James Melville reports on Denmark’s effective response to COVID-19 — mass testing, an early lockdown, and no bailouts for companies in tax havens.
Steve Shaw reports on the recent arrest of democracy activists on the island, where protests against Chinese influence were brought to an end in January following the Coronavirus outbreak.
To celebrate the first week of Yorkshire Bylines, a regional news site developed by YesWeWork using the Byline Times news template, Richard Sadler celebrates the formidable Captain Moore.
Byline Times and Nursing Notes collaborate to record all the staff who have lost their lives during the battle against COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic has briefly cut global emissions, but could countries around the world simply return to business as usual in their attempts to repair the economic, political and social consequences of the virus once it has eased?
Stuart Heaver reports from Hong Kong on the contrasting approach taken on the island to the Coronavirus pandemic – and the lessons the UK should have learned from it.
Musa Okwonga considers why it cannot be assumed that the German Government’s good handling of the Coronavirus pandemic will be remembered by the public once the outbreak eases.
Ian Sinclair and Rupert Read with a weekly update on how Britain came to have one of the highest COVID-19 per capita death rates in the world.
Brian Cathcart explains why the press asking for public money to help them through the Coronavirus pandemic must follow the same reasoning they applied to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
CJ Werleman on the ‘liberation’ protests being held in some American states demanding an end to social distancing measures to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Duncan Campbell discusses how the words ‘lockdown’ and ‘stir-crazy” were an all too familiar reality for a section of our society long before the Coronavirus pandemic appeared.
Stephen Colegrave investigates whether the NHS Volunteer Responders scheme is working and discovers an amazing array of local and community initiatives.
In new comments unearthed by Byline Times from a speech the Prime Minister delivered in early February, Johnson said COVID-19 would cause “real and unnecessary economic damage” beyond “what is medically rational”.
Alex White reports on how, unlike the British popular press, the most widely-read Spanish newspapers hold their Government to account.
James Melville reports on how Greece, by adopting foresight rather than hindsight, has a fraction of COVID-19 deaths per capita compared to Britain
Brian Cathcart explains why political parties should back calls in a letter published today in the Financial Times to commit right now to holding a public inquiry into the UK’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Why is the UK only defining those over-70 as requiring shielding during the Coronavirus pandemic, in contradiction to guidance from the World Health Organisation?
Otto English explains how nations that start by normalising conspiracy theories end up having their phone masts burned down
With the world’s attention on the Coronavirus pandemic, India’s Government is introducing more draconian measures to advance its nationalist aims.
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, gives his take on how the next decisions can be made on the UK’s lockdown, the lack of press scrutiny and why the Government’s ‘goal’ of keeping deaths to 20,000 may be affecting their reporting
As part of a La Stampa-Byline Times collaboration, Jacopo Iacoboni explores what Italy’s approach to the COVID-19 pandemic exposes about the state of its politics
Jonathan Portes, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at King’s College London, explains why we don’t need to turn a health crisis into an economic depression.
Ian Sinclair and Rupert Read with comprehensive countdown to how Britain came to have one of highest COVID-19 per capita death rates in the world.
Nafeez Ahmed reports on Home Office private advice suggesting a ‘zombie herd immunity’ policy risking hundreds of thousands of deaths.
James Melville contrasts and compares Britain to the fast testing and community outreach approach of its European neighbours.
New Zealand and Germany have been commended for their approaches to tackling the Coronavirus pandemic – does the fact that both are led by females hold the key to their success?