COVID-19 latest news

The coronavirus pandemic poses an unprecedented challenge to the news industry. We've maintained our level of original content through the crisis, and have taken steps to ensure we play our part in beating the virus. 

It has been our privilege to give voice to some of the key workers whose heroic work has kept our society going. And we have reported from care homes, intensive care wards and funeral homes to give a true picture of the scale of the situation.

We are still carrying out commissioned work with enhanced safety protocols to ensure the safety of our staff and the people they visit. If you hire one of our photographers, videographers or reporters we'll risk assess each job individually and we'll work with you to get the content you require. Broadly we are following the guidelines below on all jobs:

Our office staff are working from home to stop the spread of this disease. But we recognise that not every worker can do the same and we pay tribute to the COVID-19 heroes.

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Through our network of syndication partners, staff photographers and contributors we've captured hundreds of iconic images as, many thanks to all those who have helped us tell this story.