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Government advisers probably overlooked mass testing early on, says public health professor

Refrigerated lorries and ice rinks prepared as make-shift mortuaries for coronavirus peak, @clarefallon  reports:

Police shut down parties and threaten fines for people breaking lockdown rules, @simonisrael  reports:

Separated in death by coronavirus: A family speaks about saying goodbye, @adavies4  reports:

More than 6.6 million Americans register for unemployment benefits in one week

New York doctor: ‘I’ve never seen this much death in one day except when I was in Iraq’

Coronavirus crisis leads to sharp rise Universal Credit applications, @Anja_Popp  reports:

Low paid and high risk: home carer speaks out as clients and colleagues are hit by virus, @C4Ciaran  reports

Clap for carers: UK pays tribute to NHS and key workers


“I honestly feel that if this was a white person attacked by an Asian…it’d be all over the news.” Acid attack victim tells #c4news  his story

"You're selling us self-consciousness." Jameela Jamil explains why she thinks the Kardashians are "double agents for the patriarchy", in the latest Ways to Change the World podcast.

“As far as I’m aware she does not have any degree in economics.” “I was and I remain a professor of economics.” This is what happened when a Brexit Party MEP questioned the expertise of Green MEP Molly Scott Cato over post-Brexit trade.

The British Army’s Household Division play Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’ at Buckingham Palace on the day of the Queen of Soul’s funeral

"Every generation pretends gang crime is a new problem." Rapper and author Akala says the social indicators of violence have "remained identical for almost 200 years".

"Aleppo is a place where the children have stopped crying." Scenes of sheer terror and grief in the last hospital in the last days of Aleppo

Donald Trump says his letter from Kim Jong-un was “a very nice letter”. Eight minutes later, he says he hasn’t opened it yet.

"This is the most frightening disease I've ever encountered in my career." Richard Hatchett, the doctor leading efforts to find a vaccine for coronavirus, says it is much more lethal than normal flu.

Sir David Attenborough says it is "shameful" of the Prime Minister not to attend last night's climate change debate.  "I don't know what else he had to do, but it would have to be very, very important to dodge this one." Snow meets Attenborough. Tonight at 7pm on Channel 4.

These two ice sculptures - which represent the emergency on planet earth - will take the place of Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage tonight after they declined our invitation to attend a party leaders' #ClimateDebate  Tune in at 7pm on 4 and here on Twitter: