Debbie Mountjoy couldn't be with her brother Darren as he lay in intensive care with coronavirus.
Snow has fallen in the Sahara desert after temperatures dropped to -3C (27F).
An announcement on mandatory hotel quarantine will be made later, a government minister has told Sky News, as he said it was "far too early" for Britons to be thinking about booking a summer holiday.
Travel-related stocks are feeling significant pain in anticipation of tougher curbs to limit the spread of coronavirus.
Boris Johnson has told the country he is "deeply sorry for every life that has been lost" as the UK surpassed 100,000 coronavirus-related deaths.
A young man on a horse charges into a wall of policemen securing the outer ring road of India's capital, Delhi.
The future of the high street stationery chain Paperchase will be salvaged this week in a rescue deal led by a lender connected to Permira, the private equity giant.
Conditions in the city of Manaus, deep in the Amazon rainforest where the Brazilian variant of COVID-19 is believed to have originated, are now so bad that people are suffocating in hospital beds without oxygen.
It is "far too early" for Britons to be thinking about booking a summer holiday, a minister has told Sky News.
Keeping schools closed is having a "calamitous" impact on children, some of the UK's top paediatricians have warned as they called for teachers to be prioritised for a vaccine.
A major winter storm has caused disruption across Midwest America - with a warning of a "historic" snowfall on the way.
Statistics can be a blunt instrument.
A baby shower, attended by more than 20 people which was breaching lockdown rules, had to be broken up by police.
More than 30 police officers are to be fined £200 each because they broke coronavirus rules while on duty - by having their hair cut.
The IMF has downgraded the UK's economic growth forecast for this year as the new strain of the COVID-19 pandemic takes its toll.
A prankster pretending to be Piers Morgan managed to fool Donald Trump into thinking he was speaking to the real TV presenter.
Coronavirus could become a "much more treatable disease" in the next six to 18 months, the head of the NHS in England has told MPs.