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Covid: UK cases top 50,000 for first time in three months
Boris Johnson is urging those eligible for a third dose to organise appointments straight away.
21.10.2021 - 19:27

Sir David Amess: Ali Harbi Ali charged with murder of MP
North Londoner Ali Harbi Ali, 25, has been charged with murder and preparing terrorist acts.
21.10.2021 - 17:26

Covid-19: UK cases top 50,000, and fireworks in Manchester cancelled again
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday evening.
21.10.2021 - 18:57

Logan Mwangi: Mother and 14-year-old charged with murder
Logan Mwangi was discovered in the River Ogmore, Bridgend county, on 31 July.
21.10.2021 - 18:41

Vikings settled in North America in 1021AD, study says
Scientists say they have precisely dated a camp in Newfoundland, Canada, thanks to a new technique.
21.10.2021 - 17:37

Strictly Come Dancing: Judi Love to miss this week's show with Covid-19
The Loose Women presenter will return next week, "all being well", a show spokesperson said.
21.10.2021 - 18:49

US surgeons test pig kidney transplant in a human
The kidney, from a genetically-altered pig, appeared to function well, say the surgical team.
21.10.2021 - 17:22

Leak shows the countries trying to change climate report
Countries are asking the UN to play down the need to move rapidly away from fossil fuels.
21.10.2021 - 08:31

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Bomber's brother is a coward, families say
Ismail Abedi fled the UK ahead of his appearance at the inquiry into the Manchester Arena attack.
21.10.2021 - 17:21

Robot artist Ai-Da released by Egyptian border guards
Authorities, who held the robot for 10 days, feared that it may have been hiding covert spy tools.
21.10.2021 - 18:33

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust declares critical incident
The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust says there is "unprecedented demand" on services.
21.10.2021 - 20:39

Tory MPs don't need masks as they know each other, says Rees-Mogg
The Commons leader says maskless Tory MPs are in line with official guidance as they know each other.
21.10.2021 - 16:18

Government should tell obese to eat less, says ex-minister Lord Robathan
Tory peer Lord Robathan says the government's anti-obesity drive is not working - but a minister defends it.
21.10.2021 - 14:19

Big John, largest known triceratops skeleton, sold at auction
The auction house said the skeleton was sold to a private collector for a European record of €6.65m.
21.10.2021 - 18:09

'I only knew I'd been spiked when I saw the videos'
Women share their experiences of spiking - through drinks and needles.
21.10.2021 - 18:27

God and robots: Will AI transform religion?
Robot "priests" can recite prayers, perform funerals, and even comfort those experiencing a spiritual crisis.
21.10.2021 - 12:06

Cladding: 'We're paying to live in a dark, dull box'
A Birmingham tower block resident, where combustible cladding is being removed, explains his plight.
21.10.2021 - 01:13

127-year-old 'good luck' coin found on HMS Victory
The Victorian-era coin was discovered during restoration work on Lord Nelson's flagship.
21.10.2021 - 07:36

Weight loss, gastric sleeve, mental health and me
The BBC followed India, 28, before and after gastric sleeve surgery.
21.10.2021 - 06:30

The four-year-old footballer scouted by Arsenal while still at nursery
Zayn Ali Salman is the youngest-ever recruit to Arsenal's pre-academy.
21.10.2021 - 01:12

Unboxed: Oil rig in lido to form part of UK-wide arts event
The decommissioned North Sea platform will relocate to Weston-super-Mare as part of 2022's Unboxed.
21.10.2021 - 01:42


All Afghans have the right to a passport - Taliban
But sports personalities, people seeking medical treatment or wanting to study abroad will be prioritised.
20.10.2021 - 19:54

Kevin Sinfield: Rugby legend to undertake new Motor Neurone Disease charity run
Kevin Sinfield is to undertake another run for Motor Neurone Disease research after raising over £2.7m by completing seven marathons in 2020.
20.10.2021 - 10:05


Should the government do more to protect the NHS?
Doctors fear they could be overwhelmed, but new measures are still not being deployed in England.
21.10.2021 - 14:16

Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done so far?
The UK has agreed a free trade agreement in principle with New Zealand.
21.10.2021 - 10:32

The remote British island that's still Covid-free
The territory of St Helena, which has remained coronavirus-free, wants a big rise in tourists.
21.10.2021 - 01:07

'We didn't call ourselves mum and dad for 10 months'
Nina and Steven fostered a baby hoping in vain to adopt her. With a second baby they finally became parents.
21.10.2021 - 01:49

Lorry driver shortages: 'Driving lorries is a bit like riding horses'
What is it like to be a new lorry driver in an industry experiencing severe shortages?
21.10.2021 - 01:50

China: The patriotic 'ziganwu' bloggers who attack the West
Their scathing posts have shot them to fame amid rising nationalist fervour - but they toe a fine line.
21.10.2021 - 01:14

The day a Scottish shopping street exploded
Fifty years ago, a row of shops exploded killing 22 people and injuring more than 100, mostly women.
21.10.2021 - 03:25

The tax fraud merry-go-round that cost billions
A former banker is now a poster boy for a scandal described as "the theft of the century".
21.10.2021 - 06:02

Aberfan disaster: Surviving schoolchildren's trauma 55 years on
Fifty-five years on, survivors say they live with the images of death and destruction.
21.10.2021 - 07:10


Russian inmate who leaked torture videos alleges death threats
Sergey Savelyev is seeking asylum in France after he leaked videos showing abuse in Russian prisons.
20.10.2021 - 18:46


Under-strength Spurs lose at Vitesse in Europa Conference League
Tottenham pay the price for leaving their star players at home as Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem earn a deserved win in the Europa Conference League.
21.10.2021 - 20:40

Newcastle in talks with former Roma manager Fonseca
Newcastle United's new owners have held talks with former Roma manager Paulo Fonseca as they continue their search for Steve Bruce's replacement.
21.10.2021 - 19:32

Scotland thrash Oman to reach main draw of T20 World Cup - report & highlights
Scotland qualify for the Super 12s as Group B winners with an eight-wicket thrashing of Oman, their third victory in three games.
21.10.2021 - 19:28

'We might dunk balls in buckets of water during practice'
England players are considering practising with wet balls to replicate the dew they will face at the T20 World Cup, says seamer David Willey.
21.10.2021 - 13:38


COP26: What is the Glasgow climate conference and why is it important?
A crucial climate change summit is being held in the UK - this is why it's important.
24.09.2021 - 12:18


Is the UK's green plan enough to halt climate change?
Support for roads, aviation and fossil fuel drilling could undermine UK's green credentials at COP26.
20.10.2021 - 11:10


How green politics are changing Europe
The Greens performed well in German elections but they are having to adapt their policies to succeed.
21.10.2021 - 09:11


COP26: Does a climate summit need 25,000 people? And more questions
BBC science correspondent Matt McGrath answers your questions about Glasgow's COP26 climate summit.
18.10.2021 - 14:30


What is climate change? A really simple guide
World temperatures are rising because of human activity, and climate change now threatens every aspect of human life.
13.10.2021 - 14:50

How to save energy at home and help the planet
What can homeowners do to reduce their energy consumption?
20.10.2021 - 12:58

Ros Atkins on… Europe's climate challenge
Ros Atkins looks at how Europe is getting to grips with its emissions problem.
20.10.2021 - 01:23


Climate change: Is the UK on track to meet its targets?
As the UK prepares to host a global climate summit, is the government on track to meet its own commitments?
21.10.2021 - 19:09


What is net zero and how are the UK and other countries doing?
Experts have recommended developed countries adopt targets to reduce emissions to net zero by 2050.
19.10.2021 - 17:31


The climate activists who want Norway to end oil and gas production
The BBC's Nick Beake meets the young climate activists trying to stop Norway drilling for oil and gas.
18.10.2021 - 01:13

How energy flexibility can save us money and cut carbon
Making energy supply to homes and businesses more flexible could help the UK meet its climate goals.
18.10.2021 - 02:10


Why China's climate policy matters to us all
The global battle against climate change is likely to be won or lost in China.
14.10.2021 - 18:47

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
21.10.2021 - 18:58

Coronavirus: Where does the government borrow billions from?
How does it work when a government wants to borrow money, and when does it have to pay it back?
21.10.2021 - 08:43

Covid: When can I get my Covid booster jab?
More than four million people have had a Covid vaccine booster dose.
21.10.2021 - 16:56

What is Covid Plan B and what are the rules across the UK this winter?
Health service figures are calling for stricter Covid restrictions in England to protect the NHS.
21.10.2021 - 11:39


What are the Delta, Gamma, Beta and Alpha Covid variants?
UK officials are keeping a close watch on a new descendent of the Delta variant of Covid.
19.10.2021 - 12:55


What are the rules and guidance for face masks and coverings?
Face coverings could become a legal requirement in England again if the NHS struggles this winter.
20.10.2021 - 10:52

Covid: Why are UK cases so high?
The UK has higher infections than most of its neighbours, as scientists fear a difficult winter.
20.10.2021 - 13:02


How are pupils being kept Covid-safe?
Face coverings remain compulsory in Scottish schools, and are being reintroduced in parts of England.
19.10.2021 - 15:31


I get abuse and threats online - why can't it be stopped?
Online abuse against women is on the rise, but why aren't the police, government and social media sites doing more to stop it?
18.10.2021 - 01:56


Friendship Games 1984: When Great Britain took part in the 'Iron Curtain Olympics'
Steroids, the threat of nuclear war and... lost luggage. A small team of female British athletes went to the Friendship Games of 1984.
19.10.2021 - 01:01

Black scientists say UK research is institutionally racist
Senior black scientists tell the BBC they believe UK science to be "institutionally racist".
12.10.2021 - 00:16


Drugs, arms, and terror: A high-profile defector on Kim's North Korea
A former colonel describes a leadership making cash by any means, from drug factories to illegal arms deals.
11.10.2021 - 01:08


'How I escaped a hidden world of gangs and exploitation'
Aliyah's smile conceals a lifetime of abuse - and experts warn her experience is all too common among a forgotten group of girls.
01.10.2021 - 18:00