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Chesham and Amersham: Lib Dems overturn big Tory majority in by-election upset
Leader Ed Davey says his party is now the main threat to Tory "blue wall" constituencies across the UK.
18.06.2021 - 14:17

Priti Patel and Robert Buckland 'deeply ashamed' of rape conviction rates
The justice secretary admits budget cuts were partly to blame for convictions falling to a record low.
18.06.2021 - 13:10

Euro 2020: London hosts growing Tartan Army ahead of match
Thousands of Scotland fans are enjoying the atmosphere in London ahead of the game against England.
18.06.2021 - 14:32

Greece killing: Husband confesses to Caroline Crouch death
Police say a Greek pilot has admitted suffocating his wife in a crime that shocked the country.
18.06.2021 - 12:45

Paul Lamb: Assisted suicide campaigner dies aged 65
Paul Lamb leaves a "fierce legacy" of fighting for patients and the right to die, supporters say.
18.06.2021 - 10:08

UK Covid infections rise as Delta variant dominates
There is some regional variation in infection rates and some good news on vaccine efficacy.
18.06.2021 - 14:20

Covid: Wales at start of third coronavirus wave, warns first minister
First minister says Wales' rates maybe a few weeks behind England as he delays easing lockdown.
18.06.2021 - 14:04

Apple Daily: Hong Kong police raid sparks rush on newspapers
The pro-democracy newspaper printed a bumper 500,000 copies after police arrested five senior staff.
18.06.2021 - 12:38

Howard Beckett drops out of Unite leadership contest
The union's assistant general secretary backs fellow left-winger in the race to succeed Len McCluskey.
18.06.2021 - 13:01

Harry Richford: East Kent NHS Trust fined for failures over baby's death
Harry Richford died seven days after an emergency delivery in hospital in Margate.
18.06.2021 - 14:32

Notting Hill Carnival: Fiesta off the streets for second year
The risk of cancellation amid the extended Covid restrictions is too great, organisers decided.
18.06.2021 - 13:51

'I was told I didn’t look like somebody who'd been raped'
One woman speaks to the BBC about her experience of reporting sexual assault.
18.06.2021 - 08:44

The Papers: England v Scotland build-up and arena bomb report
A mix of stories lead Friday's newspaper front pages - including a look ahead to Friday's Euros match.
18.06.2021 - 06:49

Why US millennials are quitting big cities
Remote workers are freer than ever to relocate, especially when smaller cities dangle incentives.
18.06.2021 - 00:24

The Gurkha veterans fighting for Covid care in Nepal
Gurkhas living in a remote part of Nepal say they're struggling to access life-saving treatment for coronavirus.
18.06.2021 - 01:00

Man from Windsor to have 'record-breaking' kidneys removed
Warren Higgs says doctors believe he might have the heaviest kidneys in the world.
18.06.2021 - 08:01

Giant rhino fossils in China show new species was 'taller than giraffe'
The Paraceratherium linxiaense was taller than a giraffe and weighed as much as four large African elephants.
18.06.2021 - 06:08

How market research reveals what you really think
By sifting and analysing huge amounts of data, market researchers say they can find out what's on your mind.
18.06.2021 - 01:37


Euro 2020: Uefa warns teams could be fined if they move drinks at news conferences
Uefa warns teams at Euro 2020 that they could face fines if their players move drinks provided by sponsors at news conferences, as Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba have done in recent days.
17.06.2021 - 17:00


Why the twins who had everything 'fell apart'
Sam and Chris Gould died four months apart, leaving their parents asking what could have saved them.
18.06.2021 - 01:40

Once the future, US now captive to its past
History is inescapable to Americans and visitors alike but now it's become more contested than ever.
18.06.2021 - 00:47

Edwin Poots' short legacy will 'help his successor'
Legislating for the Irish language is out of the hands of the next DUP leader, but challenges remain.
18.06.2021 - 14:02


Juneteenth: What is the newest US holiday and how is it celebrated?
The commemoration of the last enslaved black American being freed is now an official US holiday.
17.06.2021 - 22:15


Are Asia's Covid 'winners' entering shaky new territory?
The places that were best at keeping Covid at bay are now struggling with their exit strategies.
18.06.2021 - 01:06

In The Heights: What to know about the Lin-Manuel Miranda film
Lin-Manuel Miranda's movie musical has enjoyed positive reviews but also sparked a colourism row.
18.06.2021 - 01:09

Ethiopia election: A sham or democratic rebirth?
Why the stakes are so high in the nation's first attempt at free and fair elections.
18.06.2021 - 01:10


Kenneth Kaunda: Zambia's independence hero
The first president of an independent Zambia, who became one of Africa's elder statesmen, dies at 97.
17.06.2021 - 16:57


Alarming Covid surge cools Russia’s football fever
Despite being one of the first countries to develop a jab, Covid cases are sharply rising in Russia.
18.06.2021 - 10:10

Bottas fastest in first practice for French GP
Valtteri Bottas heads Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen in first practice at the French Grand Prix.
18.06.2021 - 12:44

Gattuso not under consideration to become Spurs manager
Tottenham will not consider a move for former Fiorentina boss Gennaro Gattuso and will continue searching for a manager.
18.06.2021 - 12:17

Koepka shines as McIlroy challenges at fog-delayed US Open
Two-time winner Brooks Koepka shines as defending champion Bryson DeChambeau falters in a US Open first round that is left uncompleted because of early fog.
18.06.2021 - 05:44

Can Clarke's Scotland match cheekiness of Baxter mocking Moore at Wembley?
Scotland need new derby heroes brimming with bravado if they are to upset the odds against England in their Euro 2020 finals group, writes Tom English.
18.06.2021 - 08:43

Rain delays start of India v New Zealand World Test Championship final
Rain delays the start of the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand in Southampton.
18.06.2021 - 12:12

Euro 2020: Scotland v England at Euro 1996 and what life was like then
As the Euro 2020 game looms, what was life like last time the rivals met in a major tournament?
18.06.2021 - 01:19

Yes Sir, I Can Boogie: Why disco hit is now Scotland's unofficial anthem
The 1970s disco classic has become the country's unofficial anthem ahead of the match with England.
18.06.2021 - 10:57


Euro 2020: England journalists on history of England-Scotland rivalry
England journalists discuss the age-old footballing rivalry between England and Scotland, while Kelly Somers catches up with Jordan Pickford before the big Group D game on Friday.
17.06.2021 - 07:16

Euro 2020 and Covid: How can I watch with my friends?
Covid rules are making things a bit different for Euro 2020 spectators.
17.06.2021 - 13:39


Euro 2020: Who will England's 'little Scotland' be supporting?
Corby often celebrates its Scottish heritage, but when it comes to football who will the town back?
18.06.2021 - 01:08


England 2-0 Scotland: What was it like to be on the receiving end of Paul Gascoigne's genius?
Paul Gascoigne's brilliant Euro 96 goal is one of English football's most famous moments but it meant a defeat at Wembley which is still hard to swallow for Scotland.
17.06.2021 - 18:12


Covid: When will I get the vaccine?
Over 40s in England and Scotland can have their second dose after eight weeks instead of 12.
18.06.2021 - 11:24


Covid: What do over-18s need to know about the vaccine?
The vaccine rollout is now reaching younger adults. What do they need to know about getting jabbed?
17.06.2021 - 17:09

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.
17.06.2021 - 18:14

Covid vaccine: How many people in the UK have been vaccinated so far?
The logistics of vaccinating millions of people across the country, as more than 42 million people receive at least one dose.
17.06.2021 - 18:02


Covid: What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?
Coronavirus restrictions are staying in place because of concerns about the Delta variant.
18.06.2021 - 13:57


What are the rules for travelling to green, amber and red list countries?
Foreign holidays are possible, but travellers must follow strict rules on their return.
17.06.2021 - 11:06


Covid: Should I be working from home or going back to the office?
As lockdown restrictions ease gradually across the UK, what are the rules about returning to work?
16.06.2021 - 13:21

Tokyo Olympic Games: When are they and will they go ahead despite Covid?
The Tokyo Summer Olympics are due to start in July, despite a surge in Covid cases in Japan.
16.06.2021 - 12:36


Covid symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?
A new cough, fever and change in smell or taste are the key symptoms that mean you may have coronavirus.
14.06.2021 - 13:24


Covid: Which areas are being surge tested for variants?
People who live, work or travel in various parts of the UK are being urged to get a Covid test.
16.06.2021 - 11:09


UK holidays: When and where can I go... and who with?
Going abroad is not straightforward, so many people are opting to stay in the UK for their holidays.
15.06.2021 - 16:41

Coronavirus: When can we stop wearing face masks or face coverings?
Wearing a face covering is currently a legal requirement in many places, but could the rules change as lockdown eases further?
15.06.2021 - 15:13


Coronavirus G7: Could a billion more vaccines for poorer countries make a difference?
How much difference could the G7 offer of a billion vaccines make to tackling the pandemic?
14.06.2021 - 11:30


What are the rules for weddings and can I hold a reception?
Restrictions on weddings have been eased across the UK - so how can you now celebrate?
15.06.2021 - 10:30


What are the rules for pubs, restaurants, festivals and gigs?
The lifting of restrictions in England has been delayed, which could affect planned events
14.06.2021 - 20:08


What are the social distancing rules and when could they end?
Will we still need to be socially distanced through the summer? A social distancing review is advising the government.
15.06.2021 - 12:22


Covid: Is there a limit to how much worse variants can get?
The coronavirus has changed and changed again, getting more transmissible each time.
12.06.2021 - 01:16


Covid symptoms: Is it a cold or coronavirus?
With similar symptoms, deciding whether or not you need to get tested for coronavirus can be tricky.
14.06.2021 - 12:57


Covid map: Coronavirus cases, deaths, vaccinations by country
Key maps and charts explaining how the virus has spread around the world.
18.06.2021 - 12:33


Covid: How should I protect myself from Covid now?
What are the actions we can take to reduce our risk of catching the virus?
09.06.2021 - 17:28

Lockdown easing: Four numbers to look for ahead of the 21 June decision
The key numbers that offer clues as to whether "freedom day" will proceed as planned on 21 June.
09.06.2021 - 01:00