In December 2001, CIA station chief Gary Berntsen led a team of men in Afghanistan to find Osama Bin Laden. He speaks to Witness about the mission to find the world's most wanted man. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews
Doctors are warning that people are dying of heart attacks and strokes because they are so frightened about catching coronavirus that they are avoiding going to hospital when they should. There's also concern about the rising numbers of victims of domestic violence and people who have attempted suicide. Meanwhile the government has announced new guidelines on protective clothing for medical workers allowing some items to be washed and reused. It follows repeated warnings that staff don't have enough masks, gowns and other clothing to protect them from the virus.. The BBC Health Editor Hugh Pym and camerawoman Harriet Bradshaw have been inside Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge to see how they are coping with the virus. Sophie Raworth presents their report on BBC
China has widened its travel restrictions in Hubei province - the centre of the coronavirus outbreak - as the death toll climbed to 26. The restrictions will affect at least 20 million people across 10 cities, including the capital Wuhan, where the virus emerged. On Thursday, a coronavirus patient died in nearby Hebei province - making it the first death outside Hubei. Another death was later confirmed in north-east Heilongjiang province. The province borders Russia and is more than 2,000 kilometres (1,200 miles) from Wuhan. .
The number of deaths in the UK from coronavirus has reached 1,019 after the biggest daily increase so far. The government has announced more measures to help businesses survive the crisis. In Italy, more than 10,000 people have now died. Some critically ill patients there have been flown to hospitals in Germany, to help relieve Italy’s desperately stretched health services. Kate Silverton presents BBC News at Ten reports from Health Correspondent Dominic Hughes, Business Correspondent Katie Prescott and Europe Correspondent Jean Mackenzie in Rome. .
In China, there's been a huge outpouring of grief and anger at the treatment of a doctor, who tried to warn the world of the dangers of the coronavirus. Hundreds of millions of people have viewed social media posts about Dr Li Wen-Liang who's died after contracting the illness, while treating infected patients. He was censored by the authorities in the city of Wuhan, after raising the alarm back in December about the potential dangers of the new virus. The government has now sent officials to investigate how he was treated. As the coronavirus continues to spread, controls and restrictions are increasing right across China, where more than six hundred people have died, and another thirty one thousand have been
There are now 9,000 patients with coronavirus in hospitals across England. A quarter of doctors are ill or self isolating. The new Nightingale Hospital in east London will begin taking its first 500 patients this week and will soon have room for 4,000. The government’s chief scientific adviser says the number of infections and deaths will continue to rise over the next two to three weeks. Fiona Bruce presents BBC News at Ten reports from Health Editor Hugh Pym and Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg. .
After months of peaceful marches and clashes, Hong Kong protesters have begun staging a different type of demonstration - mass singalongs of a new song called Glory to Hong Kong. Some even think it should be replace the Chinese national anthem. Interviews and footage by BBC Chinese. Produced by Tessa Wong. .
US President Donald Trump has told his citizens they should brace for "painful" weeks ahead. Worsening projections suggest the virus might claim up to 250,000 US lives in the coming weeks and months. "This is going to be a very painful - a very, very painful two weeks," Mr Trump said at the White House, describing the pandemic as "a plague". "I want every American to be prepared for the hard days that lie ahead." .
The BBC's Amanda Kirton journeys from Britain to Jamaica and uncovers not only her family's hidden past but the dark history of the two islands. She discovers why the Windrush scandal was about more than the politics of immigration. ***This video contains language some viewers may find offensive*** #Windrush #BBCNews #Documentaries .
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms "worsened", Downing Street has said. Mr Johnson has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise "where necessary", a spokesman added. The prime minister, 55, was admitted to St Thomas' Hospital in London with "persistent symptoms" on Sunday. The spokesman said he was moved on the advice of his medical team and is receiving "excellent care". A statement read: "Since Sunday evening, the prime minister has been under the care of doctors at St Thomas' Hospital, in London, after being admitted with persistent symptoms of coronavirus. "Over the course of this afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has
Italy is the hardest hit country in Europe with more than 35,000 cases. The death toll has surged again in the last 24 hours by 475 – the biggest increase in a single day. Almost three thousand people have now died. In Spain the outbreak continues to spread fast and is now infecting care homes. There are now almost fourteen thousand confirmed cases - with over 600 deaths. All hotels will close in Spain by next Tuesday and the Foreign Office has urged British holidaymakers to return home before then. In Germany - there have been over 12,000 cases and 28 deaths. Tonight Chancellor Angela Merkel has given an unprecedented televised address describing the disease as the country's greatest challenge