Frequently Asked Questions

Offices and factories have shut down. Hospitals are scrambling for equipment and beds. With many people required to stay at home, people working in grocery stores and retail shops are now essential workers.

The crisis has injected uncertainty into what used to be mundane tasks for many people: Is that doorknob safe to touch? Can I go to the gym or do my laundry? Can I hug my grandparents?

We know you have questions about staying healthy, about what to do if you’ve lost your job, what has happened to your retirement investments and which businesses are still open and why.

Below are some of the most common questions and answers on health, life, politics, travel & money.

Health

Denver police ordered to limit use of tear gas and plastic bullets in protests

A U.S. District Court Judge ordered Denver police on Friday not to use tear gas, plastic bullets and other "less-than-lethal" force such as flash...

Huge demonstrations against racism take to streets around the world over George Floyd killing

Today marks the 12th consecutive night of protests since the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota last month.

Iraqi lawmakers vote in new premier’s remaining ministers

Iraqi lawmakers have signed off on the rest of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s government following weeks of horse-trading between political factions

Coronavirus live updates: Brazil threatens to quit WHO over 'ideological bias'

Indonesia reports biggest rise in infections; India overtakes Italy as sixth worst-hit country; galleries reopen in MadridSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.34pm BST Support...

Latin America is losing the battle against coronavirus

It's been another bad week for Latin America.

Police forces across US promise reform

After nearly two weeks of nationwide protests against police brutality, several US states are taking steps to reform controversial police practices.

Police In Latin America Are Using The Coronavirus To Abuse Their Power

A Mexican man was found dead from blunt trauma to the head after being detained by the police for not wearing a mask in...

Vatican arrest man over luxury property deal

The Vatican's £160m ($200m) purchase of a London apartment block is the subject of an investigation.

From Hublot to TAG, luxury brands aren’t giving up on smartwatches

Watch companies are launching new, improved smartwatches to try and take on Apple

Life

Denver police ordered to limit use of tear gas and plastic bullets in protests

A U.S. District Court Judge ordered Denver police on Friday not to use tear gas, plastic bullets and other "less-than-lethal" force such as flash...

Huge demonstrations against racism take to streets around the world over George Floyd killing

Today marks the 12th consecutive night of protests since the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota last month.

Iraqi lawmakers vote in new premier’s remaining ministers

Iraqi lawmakers have signed off on the rest of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s government following weeks of horse-trading between political factions

Coronavirus live updates: Brazil threatens to quit WHO over 'ideological bias'

Indonesia reports biggest rise in infections; India overtakes Italy as sixth worst-hit country; galleries reopen in MadridSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.34pm BST Support...

Latin America is losing the battle against coronavirus

It's been another bad week for Latin America.

Police forces across US promise reform

After nearly two weeks of nationwide protests against police brutality, several US states are taking steps to reform controversial police practices.

Police In Latin America Are Using The Coronavirus To Abuse Their Power

A Mexican man was found dead from blunt trauma to the head after being detained by the police for not wearing a mask in...

Vatican arrest man over luxury property deal

The Vatican's £160m ($200m) purchase of a London apartment block is the subject of an investigation.

From Hublot to TAG, luxury brands aren’t giving up on smartwatches

Watch companies are launching new, improved smartwatches to try and take on Apple

Travel

Denver police ordered to limit use of tear gas and plastic bullets in protests

A U.S. District Court Judge ordered Denver police on Friday not to use tear gas, plastic bullets and other "less-than-lethal" force such as flash...

Huge demonstrations against racism take to streets around the world over George Floyd killing

Today marks the 12th consecutive night of protests since the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota last month.

Iraqi lawmakers vote in new premier’s remaining ministers

Iraqi lawmakers have signed off on the rest of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s government following weeks of horse-trading between political factions

Coronavirus live updates: Brazil threatens to quit WHO over 'ideological bias'

Indonesia reports biggest rise in infections; India overtakes Italy as sixth worst-hit country; galleries reopen in MadridSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.34pm BST Support...

Latin America is losing the battle against coronavirus

It's been another bad week for Latin America.

Police forces across US promise reform

After nearly two weeks of nationwide protests against police brutality, several US states are taking steps to reform controversial police practices.

Police In Latin America Are Using The Coronavirus To Abuse Their Power

A Mexican man was found dead from blunt trauma to the head after being detained by the police for not wearing a mask in...

Vatican arrest man over luxury property deal

The Vatican's £160m ($200m) purchase of a London apartment block is the subject of an investigation.

From Hublot to TAG, luxury brands aren’t giving up on smartwatches

Watch companies are launching new, improved smartwatches to try and take on Apple

Politics

Denver police ordered to limit use of tear gas and plastic bullets in protests

A U.S. District Court Judge ordered Denver police on Friday not to use tear gas, plastic bullets and other "less-than-lethal" force such as flash...

Huge demonstrations against racism take to streets around the world over George Floyd killing

Today marks the 12th consecutive night of protests since the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota last month.

Iraqi lawmakers vote in new premier’s remaining ministers

Iraqi lawmakers have signed off on the rest of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s government following weeks of horse-trading between political factions

Coronavirus live updates: Brazil threatens to quit WHO over 'ideological bias'

Indonesia reports biggest rise in infections; India overtakes Italy as sixth worst-hit country; galleries reopen in MadridSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.34pm BST Support...

Latin America is losing the battle against coronavirus

It's been another bad week for Latin America.

Police forces across US promise reform

After nearly two weeks of nationwide protests against police brutality, several US states are taking steps to reform controversial police practices.

Police In Latin America Are Using The Coronavirus To Abuse Their Power

A Mexican man was found dead from blunt trauma to the head after being detained by the police for not wearing a mask in...

Vatican arrest man over luxury property deal

The Vatican's £160m ($200m) purchase of a London apartment block is the subject of an investigation.

From Hublot to TAG, luxury brands aren’t giving up on smartwatches

Watch companies are launching new, improved smartwatches to try and take on Apple

Money

Denver police ordered to limit use of tear gas and plastic bullets in protests

A U.S. District Court Judge ordered Denver police on Friday not to use tear gas, plastic bullets and other "less-than-lethal" force such as flash...

Huge demonstrations against racism take to streets around the world over George Floyd killing

Today marks the 12th consecutive night of protests since the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota last month.

Iraqi lawmakers vote in new premier’s remaining ministers

Iraqi lawmakers have signed off on the rest of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s government following weeks of horse-trading between political factions

Coronavirus live updates: Brazil threatens to quit WHO over 'ideological bias'

Indonesia reports biggest rise in infections; India overtakes Italy as sixth worst-hit country; galleries reopen in MadridSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.34pm BST Support...

Latin America is losing the battle against coronavirus

It's been another bad week for Latin America.

Police forces across US promise reform

After nearly two weeks of nationwide protests against police brutality, several US states are taking steps to reform controversial police practices.

Police In Latin America Are Using The Coronavirus To Abuse Their Power

A Mexican man was found dead from blunt trauma to the head after being detained by the police for not wearing a mask in...

Vatican arrest man over luxury property deal

The Vatican's £160m ($200m) purchase of a London apartment block is the subject of an investigation.

From Hublot to TAG, luxury brands aren’t giving up on smartwatches

Watch companies are launching new, improved smartwatches to try and take on Apple

Staying In

Denver police ordered to limit use of tear gas and plastic bullets in protests

A U.S. District Court Judge ordered Denver police on Friday not to use tear gas, plastic bullets and other "less-than-lethal" force such as flash...

Huge demonstrations against racism take to streets around the world over George Floyd killing

Today marks the 12th consecutive night of protests since the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota last month.

Iraqi lawmakers vote in new premier’s remaining ministers

Iraqi lawmakers have signed off on the rest of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s government following weeks of horse-trading between political factions

Coronavirus live updates: Brazil threatens to quit WHO over 'ideological bias'

Indonesia reports biggest rise in infections; India overtakes Italy as sixth worst-hit country; galleries reopen in MadridSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.34pm BST Support...

Latin America is losing the battle against coronavirus

It's been another bad week for Latin America.

Police forces across US promise reform

After nearly two weeks of nationwide protests against police brutality, several US states are taking steps to reform controversial police practices.

Police In Latin America Are Using The Coronavirus To Abuse Their Power

A Mexican man was found dead from blunt trauma to the head after being detained by the police for not wearing a mask in...

Vatican arrest man over luxury property deal

The Vatican's £160m ($200m) purchase of a London apartment block is the subject of an investigation.

From Hublot to TAG, luxury brands aren’t giving up on smartwatches

Watch companies are launching new, improved smartwatches to try and take on Apple