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The Coronavirus Crisis: The UK's Forgotten Asylum Seekers
Cut off from public funds, with rising food prices and diminishing charity support, Jonathan Fenton Harvey reveals the plight of refugees during the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Government is Giving Away Your Money to the Mail and the Sun
The stench of corruption could hardly be stronger, says Brian Cathcart, on the bung Boris Johnson's Government is giving to his employers in the British press.
The Coronavirus Crisis: Patrolling Hearts and Minds? A ‘Red Alert’ Surveillance Warning to the World
Steve Shaw reports on how concerns are already being raised about the introduction of new intrusive surveillance regimes being installed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Coronavirus Crisis: It Took a Global Pandemic to Expose the Stock Market as a "Mirage"
Despite Donald Trump making it central to his presidency, the success of the stock market bears no connection to the lives of nearly 90% of American citizens.
The Coronavirus Crisis: the Portuguese Pandemic Miracle
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.
Turkey's Weaponising of Water in Syria is Increasing the Risk of COVID-19 Spreading
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.
An Apartheid Era Begins in India, As Does a Moral Dilemma for its Allies
CJ Werleman reports on the escalation of Islamophobia in India during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Coronavirus Crisis: A New Age of Anxiety
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.
The Coronavirus Crisis: Denmark’s Gold Standard Response
James Melville reports on Denmark's effective response to COVID-19 — mass testing, an early lockdown, and no bailouts for companies in tax havens.
Beijing Continues to 'Throttle' Hong Kong by Hijacking Its Legal System During COVID-19 Pandemic
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.
The Coronavirus Crisis: The UK's Perplexing Approach to COVID-19 – As Viewed from Hong Kong
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.
UPDATE WEEKLY UPDATE 20 APRIL: 'A National Scandal' - Timeline of the UK Government’s Response to the Coronavirus Crisis
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.
The Coronavirus Crisis: The Dysfunction Fuelling the UK's Care Home Epidemic
Former MP Paul Farrelly investigates how disjointed responses by turf-minded authorities in one English county reflect a nationwide pattern at the heart of the country’s nursing home crisis.
The Coronavirus Crisis: Keeping Faith with NHS Volunteers While Community Initiatives Blossom
Stephen Colegrave investigates whether the NHS Volunteer Responders scheme is working and discovers an amazing array of local and community initiatives.