Information and advice
News media, articles and views
Coronavirus (COVID-19) | BBC
Coronavirus (COVID-19) | The Guardian
Coronavirus (COVID-19) | The Conversation
Coronavirus (COVID-19) | HuffPost UK
Coronavirus (COVID-19) | The Standard
Coronavirus (COVID-19) | The Sun
Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Financial Times
Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Aljazeera
Mayor of London and London Assembly
The Mayor of London and the London Assembly have created a COVID-19 update and guidance hub. Contents include a newsfeed, NHS guidance, frequently asked questions (FAQs), well-being, social distancing rules, and coping with grief, and a section where you can read about COVID-19 in community languages.
Coronavirus updates and guidance | Mayor of London
Government and statutory
Coronavirus (COVID-19) What you need to do | GOV.UK
Northern Ireland | Northern Ireland Executive
Scotland | Scottish Government
Wales | Welsh Government
Ireland | Irish Government
Combatting misinformation and a gaining a better understanding
Full Fact: Fact Checker
A registered charity, Full Fact says it doesn't take sides in any debate and don't support any political party or campaign. It has been quoted by politicians on all sides and corrected people on all sides. It has a cross-party Board of Trustees and safeguards in place at every level of our organisation to ensure its neutrality. "Fact checks alone are not enough to halt the spread of misinformation. We push for corrections where necessary and work with government departments and research institutions to improve the quality and communication of information at the source. We also provide a fact-checking toolkit to give people the tools they need to make up their own minds."
Facts on Coronavirus | Full Fact (UK's independent fact-checking charity)
Independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered directly to the public. Its team of professional editors work with university and research institute experts to unlock their knowledge for use by the wider public. Access to independent, high quality, authenticated, explanatory journalism underpins a functioning democracy. Its aim is to allow for better understanding of current affairs and complex issues, and hopefully allow for a better quality of public discourse and conversations.
The Conversation UK | The Conversation
You will find links to The Conversation throughout MENRUS.CO.UK and here are a selection of LGBT related articles over recent years.
In other news ...
Durex condom sales jump after virus rules relaxed | BBC News | 21 Oct 2020
Sex banned indoors for Tier 2 couples living apart, Number 10 confirms | Evening Standard | 17 Oct 2020
Addressing stigma and discrimination in the COVID-19 response | UNAIDS | 8 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: what has changed about what we know? – video explainer | The Guardian | 16 Oct 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) world perspectives
Films about COVID-19
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What actually happens if you get coronavirus? | AsapSCIENCE | 30 Jan 2020 | 8m 38s