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Has the virus prompted an early mid-life crisis for some?

‘I’ve gone from a large office in Soho to painting in my bedroom,’ says Cece Philips who quit her job to become an artist.

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Hertz: Car rental firm files for US bankruptcy protection

The company said the coronavirus pandemic had led to an “abrupt” decline in bookings.

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Coronavirus: Leading economist warns of 10 years of depression and debt

Economist Nouriel Roubini – “Dr Doom” – has warned of a prolonged downturn and sluggish recovery.

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Coronavirus: The shops refusing to pay their rent

As the next quarter’s rent falls due, who should pay it while businesses are closed?

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Specialist Leisure Group collapses into administration

More than 64,000 bookings have been cancelled due to the collapse of Specialist Leisure Group.

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African solutions to the coronavirus crisis

African firms tell the BBC how they are solving problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Chinese retail giant Alibaba sees ‘recovery’ after virus

The Chinese firm Alibaba reports an increase in revenue as its economy shows signs of recovering.

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Coronavirus: Ikea to begin reopening stores

But the furniture giant will limit family groups to one adult and one child per household.

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Marston’s and Carlsberg UK announce £780m merger

The companies say their £780m deal – which does not include pubs – will bring a wider choice drinks to customers.

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Mortgage payment holiday extended for further three months

The Treasury cautions that borrowers should continue to pay their mortgages if they are able.