Dylan Martinez

Rock 'n' roll never dies: One British band jams away in isolation

22 May 2020

NORFOLK, England When the world was told to stay at home to escape the novel coronavirus, one British band had a choice: abandon live music or come together to jam. They chose rock. | Video

Lockdown splash out: British brothers dig rainwater swimming pond

15 May 2020

HOOK, England Two British brothers got so bored by the coronavirus lockdown that they are digging an 8-metre (26 ft) rainwater swimming pond in their parents' back garden.

Exclusive: Farah feels Tokyo delay could help 10,000m title defence

13 May 2020

LONDON Multiple Olympic champion Mo Farah says the postponement of the Tokyo Games to 2021 could work to his advantage as the Briton will now have around 20 months to train for the defence of his 10,000m title having switched his focus back to the track. | Video

Ancient mill rises as Britain bakes at home

06 May 2020

TETBURY, England Shipton Mill, which was milling flour when the Normans conquered England nearly a thousand years ago, has seen a rare boon from the novel coronavirus outbreak - soaring demand for its organic flour from a new generation of locked-down home bakers. | Video

Locked in under lockdown: "we can't complain", say pals stuck in pub

29 Apr 2020

LONDON If you are going to be stuck under lockdown, there are worse places to end up than a spacious pub with free beer on tap. | Video

Silence shrouds London's deserted midnight party land

23 Apr 2020

LONDON At midnight, silence shrouds London's party land.

Boutique shops in central London on the brink as coronavirus kills trade

20 Mar 2020

LONDON Horlis Ramirez packed shoes with silk bags into boxes in his empty store in London's West End shopping district, voicing fears that coronavirus could deal a fatal blow to his business.

World News

Tensions rise in U.S. cities after police shot; Trump pushes crackdown

President Donald Trump on Tuesday taunted state governors for not embracing his proposal to send in the U.S. military to quell unrest, hours after five officers were shot and wounded in an escalation of tensions between law enforcement and crowds protesting the killing of a black man in police custody.