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Week in pictures: 27 February - 5 March 2021

6 March 2021 - 12:25am
A selection of powerful images taken around the world this week.

Three surprising things you can make with mushrooms

6 March 2021 - 12:21am
Fungi are being used to make compostable versions of products, such as coffins and packaging.

Covid-19: 'There are people too poor to die'

6 March 2021 - 12:16am
In January, the Covid mortality rate in Burnley was more than double the English average.

How Kenya's Malindi morphed into 'Little Italy'

6 March 2021 - 12:15am
Italian is the lingua franca of Malindi, which can be a culture shock when walking its old Swahili streets.

The mystery American woman wanted in the UK

6 March 2021 - 12:14am
Anne Sacoolas faces a US court battle following a road crash that killed British teen Harry Dunn.

Amanpour: Harry and Megan Oprah interview 'won't be an easy ride'

6 March 2021 - 12:10am
Christiane Amanpour, the Chief International Anchor of the news channel CNN was interviewed by Oprah in 2005.

Ros Atkins on: The superpower and the Saudis

6 March 2021 - 12:10am
Ros Atkins on US President Joe Biden’s first foreign policy test - how to deal with Saudi Arabia.

Why popular YouTubers are building their own sites

6 March 2021 - 12:07am
Some big YouTube names are building their own video sites on the side - just in case.

Coronavirus: Europe in vaccine race to save summer

6 March 2021 - 12:06am
Waiting for a jab and vaccine passport, EU citizens are impatient to get their lives back.

The grit and determination of Myanmar's young rebels

6 March 2021 - 12:03am
Opponents of Myanmar's military coup face daily threats and violence, and yet defiance continues.

Man Utd keen on Bundesliga centre-back - Saturday's football gossip

5 March 2021 - 11:45pm
Manchester United look at Edmond Tapsoba, Wolves ready to sell Adama Traore, Chelsea confident of signing Erling Braut Haaland, plus more.

Newspaper headlines: Easter 'travel permits' and 'slap for carers'

5 March 2021 - 11:38pm
Many of Saturday's papers also cover the latest teaser from Oprah Winfrey's interview with the Duchess of Sussex.

Top-four failure would not mean Liverpool stars leave - Klopp

5 March 2021 - 10:29pm
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp does not believe a failure to finish in the Champions League places would lead to the exit of leading players from Anfield.

What now for racing & Elliott after scandal of dead horse photo?

5 March 2021 - 10:28pm
The key questions as trainer Gordon Elliott is banned for a year, with six months suspended, amid fallout from the dead horse photo scandal.

A Woman's Work: The cheerleader who took on the NFL and started a revolution

5 March 2021 - 10:12pm
Lacy Thibodeaux-Fields sued the Raiders for wage theft and gender discrimination in 2014 - she started a revolution in the NFL.

Pubs deluged with beer garden bookings

5 March 2021 - 10:02pm
Pubs in England report high demand bookings from the 12 April opening date for beer gardens.

UK 'to cut aid to Syria and African countries'

5 March 2021 - 9:59pm
Aid will be more than 60% less, a leaked email suggests, but the government says no decision has been made.

Soldier dies in Castlemartin live-fire training exercise

5 March 2021 - 9:57pm
The victim - understood to be a Welsh Guards sergeant - was fatally injured at the Castlemartin base.

Markovc wins GB's first gold at European Indoors

5 March 2021 - 9:22pm
Amy-Eloise Markovc produces a superb sprint finish in the 3,000m final to earn the British team their first gold at the European Indoor Championships.

John McAfee charged with fraud over cryptocurrency

5 March 2021 - 9:19pm
The businessman is accused of promoting cryptocurrency to his followers to inflate prices.


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