COVID-19

COVID-19, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

How the pandemic and lockdown has changed how we drink alcohol, for better and for worse

“It was total escapism”: 3 women on how the pandemic changed how much they drink

Posted by
Amy Beecham
  • Covid-19 restrictions: the government has removed all restrictions from next week after scrapping “Plan B”
    News

    What the latest changes in the government’s Covid-19 restrictions mean for you

  • Dealing with disappointment: 3 ways to help cope with still having to cancel plans
    Mental Health

    3 simple methods to deal with the disappointment of still having to cancel plans

  • Pandemic loneliness: “Just because we’re not in lockdown anymore, doesn’t mean we’re not still lonely”
    Mental Health

    “Just because we’re not in lockdown anymore, doesn’t mean we’re not still lonely”

Latest Stories

Downing Street party: Boris Johnson has apologised for attending a Number 10 gathering he insists was a “work event” during lockdown
News

Boris Johnson insists Downing Street party was a “work event” and apologises for attending

The prime minister faced calls to resign in parliament after “over 100 people” were allegedly invited to a government party during lockdown.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
Downing Street party: 5 women react to reports that the government broke lockdown rules for a gathering at Number 10
News

5 women relive the pain of being locked down while Boris Johnson had another party

“They partied it up while my grandmother died.”

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
Pandemic mental health: “I can’t remember who I was before Covid-19”
Mental Health

“I can’t remember who I was before”: 3 women on how the pandemic has changed their outlook on life

Three women reflect on the changes in their life since Covid-19.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
How will covid impact my fitness?
Wellbeing

“Will catching Covid affect my long-term fitness?”

One writer wonders if contracting the virus will change the way she exercises.

Posted by
Alice Porter
Published
Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published

The important travel advice you need to know before booking a holiday this year

We asked the experts how to prepare for travelling this year.

A woman tired during a home workout
Strength

What the experts say about exercising with asymptomatic Covid

Are you isolating with Omicron? Read this before throwing yourself into home workouts.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Pandemic mental health: 4 strategies to help you cope with not knowing when the pandemic will end
Mental Health

These 4 steps will help you cope with the changing Covid-19 finish line

The goalposts may feel like they’ve moved (again), but these practices should help you to feel more stable and resilient, according to a psychologist.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
Omicron: England to stick with “Plan B” as no new Covid restrictions announced
News

Overwhelmed NHS staff are responding to the government’s latest Covid-19 announcement

“We are DONE! We are overwhelmed now!”

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
Omicron, lateral flow tests and New Year’s Eve 2021: how to celebrate safely during Covid-19, according to a doctor
News

What are we meant to do without any lateral flow tests before New Year’s Eve?

Read this before panic ordering a PCR test.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
Covid-19 lateral flow positive test result
Wellbeing

These painfully relatable posts sum up the chaos of Covid Christmas 2021

Bewildered by the lack of testing? You're not alone...

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
a photo of Friends toasting wineglasses on New Years Eve party at home
Events

Amp up your New Year’s Eve celebration with these creative ideas you can do at home

Trying to figure out how to take your celebrations to the next level? Here are a few fun things to do on New Year’s Eve at home.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
Published
Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published

12 meaningful resolutions to make this new year, according to Marie Curie nurses

These are, without a doubt, the only resolutions we need to make for 2022.

Covid-19 testing: how effective are lateral flow tests?
Health

Are lateral flow tests accurate? A doctor explains everything you need to know

Amid surging Omicron cases, this is how you should be using lateral flow tests correctly.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
Omicron
Health

A simple breakdown of what you need to know about the Omicron variant

Scientists said research findings are positive, but continued to issue warnings.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
How long after Covid should you exercise?
Workouts

How long should you wait before exercising again after having Covid?

If you’re getting itchy feet in isolation, this is for you.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Christmas 2021 and Omicron: Boris Johnson won’t introduce more Covid-19 measures before Christmas
News

What does the latest government Covid-19 announcement mean for Christmas?

The government has made a series of announcements about the fate of Christmas 2021.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
Covid-19 booster vaccine side effects: everything to expect after your coronavirus booster vaccination
Health

A straightforward guide to what to expect after your Covid-19 booster jab

Over 18s in the UK are being invited to book theirs now.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
winter walks with friends
Workouts

11 pros and cons of having to meet your mates for a walk

Remember, all good gossip comes out when people are distracted.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published

Got mild Covid? These gentle yoga poses could help

A little movement can be soothing.

An illustration of a sad black woman with closed eyes on a blue background
Mental Health

“Why I won’t apologise for not wanting to talk about Covid right now”

“I can no longer scroll through my feed, jaw clenched and blood boiling, while feeling completely drained by it all.”

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
Published