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Covid-19: signs of hope on Edinburgh's streets - in pictures

Pictures of rainbows have begun appearing in windows up and down the country as families and households work to stay positive during the lockdown. The posters, many drawn or painted by children, often contain messages of support for the NHS. Further, inspired by the popular children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, teddy bears have also been on display. Photographer Murdo MacLeod went on a hunt of his own on the streets of Edinburgh Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Scotland, UK News, World news, NHS, Edinburgh, Michael Rosen, Murdo MacLeod, Edinburgh Continue, Coronavirus outbreak


Billionaires, please back off – we can't all self-isolate on a giant yacht

David Geffen and the world’s second-home owners need to stop with their social media smugness. Not everyone can ride out the crisis like themCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHow can I make self-isolation more glamorous?Jeremy, London Continue reading...
Tags: Fashion, London, Media, Instagram, Social Media, Life and style, World news, Digital Media, Kirstie Allsopp, David Geffen, Coronavirus outbreak


Clap for carers: applauding the NHS – in pictures

People across the UK have taken part in a mass round of applause in support of the NHS workers battling the coronavirus pandemic.In the Clap For Carers initiative people took to their doorsteps and balconies applauding, banging pans and letting off fireworks. Notable buildings around the country were also lit up in blue Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, UK, UK News, News photography, NHS, Coronavirus outbreak


South Korea's booming drive-ins - in pictures

Box office numbers for drive-in cinemas in Seoul, South Korea, are on the rise as people find a way to avoid crowds during the coronavirus outbreak Continue reading...
Tags: South Korea, Photography, Film, Culture, Asia Pacific, News photography, Art and design, Seoul South Korea, Coronavirus outbreak


Spain before and after Covid-19 state of emergency – in pictures

Dramatic changes seen from the village of Ronda in the southern province of MalagaCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOn 14 March the Spanish government formally declared a state of emergency to combat coronavirus, placing the country in lockdown and ordering people to stay at home for the two weeks unless they had to buy food or medicine or go to work or hospital. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Spain, World news, Infectious Diseases, Ronda, Coronavirus outbreak




It's time to embrace the internet's perma-positive brigade

Instagram’s relentless optimism and promises of silver linings are giving me unexpected comfort when I’m distinctly lacking my own The ramifications of the coronavirus outbreak are still unfolding, changing how we work, interact and, for me at least, use social media. Self-isolation means that most of us are using our phones even more than usual. It was already a great deal, with the average Brit checking their phone about every 12 minutes of the waking day. A digital detox is probably more nece...
Tags: Health, Technology, Instagram, Internet, Women, Life and style, Society, World news, Mental Health, Coronavirus outbreak


Belgium enters lockdown over coronavirus crisis – in pictures

Belgium is the latest country to go into lockdown, with citizens asked to stay at home and limit contact to their closest family. From noon on Wednesday, all non-essential shops and open-air markets closed and people were expected to work at homeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Photography, World news, Infectious Diseases, News photography, Belgium, Coronavirus outbreak


Russian-led troll network based in west Africa uncovered

Fake Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts seemed to aim to inflame divides in USA newly discovered Russian-led network of professional trolls was being outsourced to Ghanaian and Nigerian operatives, according to Facebook and Twitter, who removed the network’s accounts on Thursday.The network was small: just 49 Facebook accounts, 85 Instagram accounts and 71 Twitter accounts in question. But it marks the first time that a Russian information operation targeting the US has been found to be ru...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Usa, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Russia, Africa, US, Social Media, Linkedin, World news, Coronavirus outbreak, Fake Facebook Instagram


Facebook uncovers Russian-led troll network based in west Africa

Operatives in Nigeria and Ghana warned Apprentice TV star Alan Sugar to ‘be careful’ of the virusA newly discovered Russian-led network of professional trolls was being outsourced to Ghanaian and Nigerian operatives, according to Facebook and Twitter, who removed the network’s accounts on Thursday.The network was small: just 49 Facebook accounts, 85 instagram accounts and 71 Twitter accounts in question. But it marks the first time that a Russian information operation targeting the US has been f...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Russia, Nigeria, Africa, US, Social Media, Linkedin, World news, Alan Sugar, Ghana, Coronavirus outbreak, Apprentice TV


South Korean mass wedding defies virus fears – in pictures

Thousands of couples – many in face masks – tied the knot in a mass Unification Church wedding on Friday, despite concerns in South Korea over the spread of the coronavirus outbreak Continue reading...
Tags: South Korea, Photography, Religion, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Unification Church, Coronavirus outbreak


Cruise ships quarantined over coronavirus – in pictures

Thousands of passengers and crew on two cruise ships in Asian waters have been placed in quarantine after cases of coronavirus were confirmed onboard. About 3,700 people are facing at least two weeks locked away on the Diamond Princess cruise liner anchored off Japan, while 1,800 passengers and crew are being kept onboard the World Dream, docked in Hong KongCoronavirus crisis – live updates Continue reading...
Tags: Hong Kong, Photography, Japan, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Diamond Princess, Coronavirus outbreak, Hong KongCoronavirus



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