The cost of a weekly shop has risen as much as £7 as supermarkets including Sainsbury's (pictured, shoppers outside) removed promotions to curb panic-buying in the initial part of the pandemic.
The Queen has asked that there be no gun salutes to mark her birthday on Tuesday, which is the first time she has made such a request in her 68-year reign.
A captain and his crew pleaded guilty to attempted murder after throwing two terrified stowaways into a shark infested ocean in waters off South Africa to avoid catching coronavirus from them.
The British Medical Association has labelled the situation a 'sorry state of affairs' with doctors feeling unprotected at work despite the UK being two months into the crisis.
Professor Sir John Bell (pictured) said trials could be finished by the middle of August but warned the real challenge would be manufacturing 'many billions of doses'.
Researchers at King's College London have collated the new slang terms, which are a product of the unprecedented situation people across the globe have found themselves in.
The head of the civil protection agency said that the 'target is far off' and the concept is unfeasible. This hasn't stopped regional governments rolling out antibody blood-testing schemes.
David Brudenell-Bruce (pictured), 67, said he forgave Viscount Savernake after Tottenham House near Marlborough, Wiltshire, and family paintings were sold in 2008.
Peers are demanding their £323 'attendance' stipend while attending their virtual Lords proceedings, arguing to refuse to pay during the lockdown is age discrimination (pictured, Lords proceedings).
Peter Forster of the University of Cambridge has led a team of researchers who are trying to trace the source of the virus by mapping its genetic history.
Some 45 per cent of those aged 40 to 49 are 'pre-frail' - almost the same rate as the 44.4 per cent of pensioners aged 70 to 75 with the same symptoms, a study from Flinders University has found.
JOHN ILLMAN - I welcome the news that London mayor Sadiq Khan is campaigning to make mask wearing compulsory for people travelling in the capital during the crisis. Others must soon follow.
PLATELL'S PEOPLE: What a shining example of selflessness we have been given this week from a woman who is among the most vulnerable to the coronavirus plague.
DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Even optimists admit that some businesses will not be replaced. Not every neighbourhood restaurant will reopen. Not every furloughed worker will stroll back into a job.