Former journalist Sean Duggan, who has supported the Calcutta Rescue charity for 30 years and is coordinating its communications during the pandemic, provides an insight into the impact of the Coronavirus on those who were already amongst the most vulnerable
Protestors are facing physical and sexual violence amid police crackdowns of anti-Government dissent, reports Nadja Sieniawski
Natasha Livingstone explores the prevalence of anti-vaxxer sentiments among the French population and its potential link to high-profile corruption charges faced by the country’s political figures
Mask-wearing and traffic light systems, confusion and failed IT contracts – Sian Norris reports on how England’s school return has much in common with Europe, positive and negative
Brazil’s Coronavirus crisis has exposed the weaknesses of a populist authoritarian Government, reports Monica Piccinini
With black people being disproportionately affected by the Coronavirus in the US and the UK, African governments must be proactive in protecting their populations and prevent the virus’ damaging social side-effects
Portia Antonia Alexis looks at the devastating results if COVID-19 runs rife in the southern hemisphere and how an international response is needed to save more than 30 million lives.
James Melville continues his international analysis of Coronavirus responses with the stark contrast between two South American neighbours
As China loosens its lockdown, Tom Williams reports on how its citizens still cannot believe the lax approach of the UK to testing, tracing and social distancing.
Stuart Heaver reports on how at least a million air passengers have entered the UK without checks since its first Coronavirus case.
Paul Niland finds a pattern in the international responses to COVID-19, with populists who ignore the evidence having fared worst.
@Life_Disrupted reports on two senior medical staff fatalities and one critically injured while complaints about Vladimir Putin’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis mount.
James Melville continues his global tour of international responses to COVID-19 with some stark comparisons to the UK.
Jacopo Iacoboni of La Stampa reports on how concerns about anonymisation, data sharing and procurement haunt Italy’s COVID19 tracking app.
James Melville continues his series comparing international responses to COVID-19 and the example of Portugal shines out despite an ageing population and a frail health service.
James Melville reports on Denmark’s effective response to COVID-19 — mass testing, an early lockdown, and no bailouts for companies in tax havens.
James Melville reports on how Greece, by adopting foresight rather than hindsight, has a fraction of COVID-19 deaths per capita compared to Britain
James Melville contrasts and compares Britain to the fast testing and community outreach approach of its European neighbours.
James Melville on the fast response of Jacinda Ardern’s Administration which puts the UK Government to Shame