A UK Website Was Selling Coronavirus Test Kits To British Consumers For Home Use. That’s Illegal.
The site, which was advertising on Facebook, went offline after BuzzFeed News contacted the manufacturer of the kits, who said they were alerting the police.
Italy’s Far-Right And Nationalist Leaders Are Pushing Debunked Conspiracy Theories About The Coronavirus To Millions Of Followers
Struggling for attention, Italy’s former deputy prime minister and others are sharing false claims the virus was engineered in a Chinese lab.
The US Wanted The G7 To Release A Statement That Called Coronavirus “The Wuhan Virus”
In a draft seen by BuzzFeed News, the US also attacked the Chinese government’s response to the outbreak.
A Tory MP Makes £100,000 A Year From A Company That Is Selling Private Coronavirus Tests For £120 Each
According to the register of MPs’ financial interests, Owen Paterson is a paid consultant to Randox Laboratories, a company that is selling COVID-19 tests online.
Most People Under 70 Were Told They’d “Easily” Beat The Coronavirus. These Stories And Data Suggest It’s Way More Than Just A “Mild” Illness For Some.
BuzzFeed News spoke to two British people in their twenties who had to seek urgent medical attention, and figures from the rest of the world show significant numbers of people under 70 are falling seriously ill.
Thousands Of Europeans Have Left Britain This Week Because Of The Coronavirus
“It is well and truly a Dunkirk in reverse,” one European diplomat told BuzzFeed News.
The Number Of Italian Health Workers Infected By The Coronavirus Shows The Urgent Need For Protective Equipment
The finding comes as experts and doctors in other countries, including Britain and the US, warn that not protecting medical staff risks lives.
Everyone In Iceland Can Get Tested For The Coronavirus. Here's How The Results Could Help All Of Us.
The small island nation’s large-scale testing strategy includes people who don’t have any symptoms.
The UK Is Advising Against All Nonessential Foreign Travel Because Of The Coronavirus
It is the first time the Foreign Office has taken such a step.
Coronavirus Could Delay Brexit Talks, Even If They're By Video Chat
BuzzFeed News has seen an internal email revealing UK concerns that remote talks will not happen because relevant EU staff are working from home.
The Premier League Has Joined Europe’s Major Football Leagues In Shutting Down Because Of The Coronavirus
Games will not be played until April 4 at the earliest, the Premier League announced.
European Diplomats Are In Utter Disbelief Over Donald Trump’s Coronavirus Travel Ban
A senior EU official told BuzzFeed News that the measures were “unbelievable” and “very strange.”
Italy Is Temporarily Shutting All Restaurants, Bars, And Most Stores In The Coronavirus Lockdown
Essential services — such as supermarkets, grocers, pharmacies, and banks — will stay open, according to the prime minister.
Italian Tourists Fear Being Stranded In The UK By Their Country's Coronavirus Lockdown
A "significant number"of Italians visiting the UK have contacted the country's embassy since the COVID-19 lockdown was announced on Monday night.
All Of Italy — The Entire Country — Is Now On Coronavirus Lockdown
The measures would become effective Tuesday and last until April 3, Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said.
“Boris's Lackey” Or The Civil Service’s Moral Compass? Mark Sedwill Finds Himself Where No Cabinet Secretary Wants To Be
Senior officials told BuzzFeed News they believed there was an “unspoken pact” between Boris Johnson and the UK's most powerful civil servant.
Dominic Cummings Doesn’t Appear To Have The Level Of Security Clearance That Someone In His Role Usually Has
Recent photographs of Cummings suggest that Boris Johnson’s top adviser appears to not have “Developed Vetting”.
A Senior BBC Boss Who Gave A Speech To Hedge Fund Managers Is Still Involved In A Review Of Rules On Staff Speaking Arrangements
Kamal Ahmed apologised to BBC staff over the £12,000 speaking fee and said he would not take the money.
Boris Johnson Feared He And Sajid Javid Would End Up Like Tony Blair And Gordon Brown
“The prime minister wants to have a relationship with his chancellor like Cameron and Osborne, rather than Blair and Brown or May and Hammond,” a Number 10 source said.
We Still Don't Know Where Joseph Mifsud Is. But His Lawyer Is Entangled In One Of The World’s Biggest Fraud Cases.
Mifsud’s lawyer, Stephan Roh, is connected to dozens of companies allegedly controlled by Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov, documents reviewed by BuzzFeed News show.