Jonathan Rugman has been Foreign Affairs Correspondent at Channel 4 News for more than a decade.
He reported from the revolutions and uprisings in Syria, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Bahrain and has covered stories as diverse as Somalia's famine, the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, corruption in world football and the Haiti earthquake. In 2016 he won a BAFTA for his reporting on the terrorist attacks in Paris.
He was previously the programme's Washington Correspondent and Business Correspondent and his reporting has won more than 10 awards. He is the author of "Ataturk's Children: Turkey and the Kurds" and previously worked on BBC Radio 4 documentaries and in Turkey for the BBC and The Guardian.
In Denmark – children under 11 have been back at school for more than a month – while secondary pupils went back to their classrooms on Monday.
Denmark has been hailed as a role model for the successful reopening of schools – they were the first country in Europe to reopen primary schools.
France too has come up with a new slogan for combating the virus.
Hungary’s Orban criticised for coronavirus emergency decree
President Trump has justified America’s lockdown, claiming that Sweden is – by contrast – ‘paying heavily’ in lives, with its more relaxed approach.
No country outside Europe and America has more coronavirus cases than Turkey, where numbers have overtaken China and Iran.
The head of the European Central Bank has warned that the Eurozone’s economic output could shrink by up to 15% this year. Christine Lagarde also told a virtual summit of all 27 EU leaders that a European recovery fund is needed quickly. But so far those leaders cannot agree how to raise a €1 trillion…
The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that some shops will open next week, with the first schools set to resume on 4 May.
A handful of European lockdowns are gradually being lifted but approaches still vary.
Spain has allowed workers in construction and manufacturing to return to their jobs in an attempt to stave off economic collapse.
Many so-called ‘low risk’ shops and factories reopened in Iran this weekend, including in the holy city of Qom, the centre of the country’s outbreak.
With most of the world in lockdown, Sweden has been forging its own path, letting much of life continue as normal.
The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has criticised EU countries for looking out for themselves in the early stages of the crisis and giving what she called an ‘only for me’ response.
Coronavirus has now claimed 16,000 lives across 195 countries – and the United Nations says individual countries can’t respond alone – calling for the world’s richest nations should provide $2 billion to help the world’s poorest survive.
As infections continue to rise, more than one and a half billion people – that’s a fifth of the world’s population – have been asked or ordered to stay at home.