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They are among some 400 Americans being taken off the Diamond Princess quarantined in Japan.

Dozens of women were made to remove their knickers to prove they were not menstruating.

The star, 72, sobs on stage as he loses his voice mid-way through a sold-out show in New Zealand.

The 22-minute set was a highlight of a Sydney benefit concert to raise millions for bushfire relief.

Three key Pakistani militants based in Afghanistan have been assassinated in recent weeks.

Prayer ceremonies have been held, a week after a soldier killed 29 people in a mass shooting.

A diplomatic row has erupted over the leak of talks about the role of Huawei in the UK's 5G network.

Two harrowing tales of trying to get hospital beds for relatives in a city overwhelmed by sickness.

Concerns are being raised about the accuracy of the tests for the coronavirus.

More than 2,000 passengers on the US liner were stranded at sea because of virus fears.

Cancelling the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus outbreak "has has not been considered", says the 2020 Games chief executive.

A representative from the World Health Organization wants tech firms to fight fake news on coronavirus.

Millions go on cruise ships each year - but are they more likely to make people sick?

People in Singapore are posting messages of thanks to healthcare professionals treating coronavirus.

Some people pass on their infection to large numbers of people - is it happening with coronavirus?

A volunteer in Wuhan tells the BBC why he is helping doctors respond to the coronavirus outbreak.

US researchers are already working on a vaccine against the new virus that has emerged in China.

Researchers had been calling for an official name to avoid confusion around the virus.

Working from home during the coronavirus outbreak has its ups and downs for millions stuck indoors.

Key maps and graphics explaining how the respiratory virus has spread and how it is being dealt with.

UK News ~ BBC News

People have been rescued from flooded homes in Wales and there a record number of flood warnings and alerts in England.

Laura Whitmore breaks down in tears as she remembers her "vivacious" friend Caroline Flack.

ITV pulls Sunday's edition of Love Island following the death of the show's former host.

Grant Shapps says the new chancellor, Rishi Sunak, needs "a few days to decide on the date".

The party says the "purpose and intent" of plans to merge teams in No 10 and the Treasury must be explained.

The UK government accidentally uploaded detailed diagrams, prompting claims of a security risk.

The star, 72, sobs on stage as he loses his voice mid-way through a sold-out show in New Zealand.

MV Caledonian Isles was filmed trying to get into Ardrossan harbour during high winds on Friday.

Tony Camoccio was detained after reportedly patting a security guard on the back at Hurghada airport.

Posting on Twitter he said the past three-and-a-half months have been the worst of his life.

Members of the climate activism group begin a week-long blockade in the centre of Cambridge.

The crash came moments after the super car passed a speed enforcement check point.

The 22-minute set was a highlight of a Sydney benefit concert to raise millions for bushfire relief.

From Strictly Come Dancing champion to Love Island and The X Factor host.

Tim Brown talks about moving from Wake Up Boo rock stardom to life as a teacher in Kilkeel.

From food delivery to dealing with family, here's how those told to isolate themselves can avoid spreading the virus.

Images from across the UK show the strong winds and heavy rain sweeping across the country.

Eloise Stark describes how she created strategies to help her "fit in" with others until her diagnosis.

BBC's Simon Stone explains what the consequences could be for Manchester City following their two-season ban from European competition.

The books and TV series have boosted tourism in Scotland, but also resulted in some unexpected problems.