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Oprah interview: Meghan accuses palace of 'perpetuating falsehoods'
The Duchess of Sussex says she does not know how Buckingham Palace could expect her to "be silent".
04.03.2021 - 14:28

Prince Philip has successful heart procedure, palace says
The Duke of Edinburgh will remain in hospital for a number of days, Buckingham Palace says.
04.03.2021 - 12:38

Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak insists Covid-recovery tax rises fair
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is accused of hitting the poorest hardest in his Budget plan to balance the books.
04.03.2021 - 13:56

Philip Rutnam: Ex-Home Office boss settles unfair dismissal case
Home Office boss Philip Rutnam quit his job over what he claimed was "vicious" briefing against him.
04.03.2021 - 17:03

Phone-hacking: Noel Fielding among latest celebrities to accept damages
Noel Fielding, actress Roxanne Pallett and ex-footballer Ally McCoist are among those to settle claims.
04.03.2021 - 15:08

US suspends tariffs on single malt Scotch whisky
Tariffs on UK cheese and cashmere will also be lifted as the two countries try to resolve an old trade row.
04.03.2021 - 17:23

Covid-19: Three UK terror plots foiled during pandemic
Police are warning that terrorists have not stopped planning attacks or radicalising people online.
04.03.2021 - 16:36

Princess Diana Panorama interview: Police rule out probe
Detectives assessed claims that false documents were used to win Diana's trust before her appearance.
04.03.2021 - 15:16

Budget 2021: Funding for Tory-held towns 'looks fishy,' says Starmer
But Prime Minister Boris Johnson defends allocations from the Towns Fund as "completely impartial".
04.03.2021 - 17:29

Banksy confirms escaping prisoner artwork at Reading jail
The street art appeared on the side of Reading Prison, which is under threat of development.
04.03.2021 - 17:13

Love Island to return this summer, ITV confirms
The broadcaster announces the dating show will return this summer, but doesn't confirm the location.
04.03.2021 - 16:23

Ian Brown steps down from festival over vaccine
The Stone Roses man was supposed to headline the Neighbourhood Weekender in Warrington.
04.03.2021 - 14:56

Rare black fox spotted in London garden
The fox frequently visits the garden of Faroz and his daughter Sophia, who initially thought it was a wolf.
04.03.2021 - 01:02

SpaceX: Starship lands safely... then explodes
It is the first time Elon Musk's space exploration company has pulled off this difficult landing.
04.03.2021 - 10:38

Abbey Road sign sells at auction for £37,000
The road will forever be associated with Britain's most successful musical export - The Beatles.
04.03.2021 - 13:33

Alec Baldwin deactivates Twitter account over 'switching accents' joke
The actor made light of a recent controversy surrounding the heritage of his wife, Hilaria.
04.03.2021 - 11:43

Tintern 'secret' medieval tunnel system found by accident
A team of electrical technicians made the discovery while moving an electrical pole in Monmouthshire.
04.03.2021 - 14:55


The 'vaccine hunters' helping older people get Covid jabs
Americans baffled by the complex system for getting a shot now have help from tech-savvy young people.
03.03.2021 - 23:31


Louvre reunited with 'exceptional' armour stolen in 1983
The helmet and breastplate were discovered by an antiquities expert in Bordeaux.
04.03.2021 - 12:17

Life discovered deep beneath an Antarctic ice sheet 'shouldn't be there'
Researchers hoping to collect mud samples deep beneath an Antarctic ice sheet were amazed to discover small creatures living in the dark, freezing water.
04.03.2021 - 01:02

Ryan Thomas quits acting after 'losing the bug for it'
The former Coronation Street star says he was tired of being rejected for roles and of online trolls.
04.03.2021 - 14:27

Team Sturgeon breathes a sigh of relief
Nicola Sturgeon's team believes no real punches were landed in eight hours of questioning by MSPs.
04.03.2021 - 14:25

Why are QAnon believers obsessed with 4 March?
Believers are using an old, irrelevant law to herald the supposed return to power of Donald Trump.
04.03.2021 - 02:07

'After the first cancellation it didn't go back to normal'
The so-called sharing economy has been greatly affected by the continuing Covid-19 pandemic.
04.03.2021 - 01:14

Argentina: Can one country's change of abortion law alter a continent?
Pro-choice activists hope Argentina's legalisation of abortion will bring about change elsewhere.
04.03.2021 - 02:11

India Supreme Court: Calls for Justice Sharad Bobde to quit over rape remarks
Calls are growing in India for Chief Justice Sharad Bobde to resign over his "atrocious" remarks.
04.03.2021 - 01:59


Girl In Red: 'I'm a genre-free artist. Open to everything'
How the singer went from making "queer pop" in her bedroom to working with Billie Eilish's brother.
03.03.2021 - 20:32


Then and now: A 'megadrought' in California
See how extreme weather has affected an vital reservoir in California.
04.03.2021 - 02:16

LeBron James: NBA superstar's evolution from high school prodigy
This is the story of LeBron James, the high school phenomenon who turned three failing franchises into NBA-winning teams.
04.03.2021 - 01:02

England's batting fails again in India
England's batsmen once again fail to deliver on the first day of the final Test against India in Ahmedabad.
04.03.2021 - 13:04

Kieran Hardy: Wales scrum-half ruled out of Six Nations
Wales scrum-half Kieran Hardy is ruled out of the rest of the Six Nations by the hamstring he injured in the Triple Crown win against England.
04.03.2021 - 12:01

Glasgow and Dublin at growing risk of losing Euro 2020 games
Glasgow and Dublin are at growing risk of being cut from the list of host cities for this summer's European Championship.
04.03.2021 - 16:30

Curtis Jones: Liverpool's 'streetwise' youngster with 'unusual belief'
It may feel at times like little has gone right for Liverpool this season but the rise of local boy Curtis Jones has provided a much-needed spark.
04.03.2021 - 07:59

I never had a goal drought like this, says Chelsea's Werner
Chelsea forward Timo Werner says there is more to come from him after admitting he has never experienced a goal drought like this season.
04.03.2021 - 08:00

Deese Kasinga: What happens when the Premier League academy dream dies?
Only 180 of the 1.5 million youth football players in England will make it to the Premier League. So what happens to the rest?
04.03.2021 - 07:06

Is there help for homeowners? And other Budget questions
Budget questions from readers on a range of topics.
04.03.2021 - 13:40

Budget 2021: 10 ways Rishi Sunak's speech affects you
Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget is packed with policies that will affect your finances. Here is a guide.
04.03.2021 - 11:37


Budget 2021: What is levelling up and how is it going?
Levelling up was one of the themes of the chancellor's Budget.
03.03.2021 - 18:52

Freeports: What are they and where will they be?
The government says the low-tax zones will boost struggling parts of the UK, but not everyone agrees.
03.03.2021 - 16:27

Five things we learnt from the Budget
The BBC's Jonathan Blake takes us through the big things that stood out from this year's Budget.
03.03.2021 - 20:30

Budget 2021: Key points at-a-glance
Rishi Sunak has delivered his annual Budget in the House of Commons. Here's what you need to know.
03.03.2021 - 16:54


How do we know Covid vaccines are safe?
Busting myths and explaining the facts around vaccines.
04.03.2021 - 12:28

Covid: What is the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine?
The Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccines should save many lives, say experts.
04.03.2021 - 15:28


What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?
The prime minister has announced a plan for how the lockdown will be lifted in England.
02.03.2021 - 16:20


Covid: How many people get self-isolation payments?
Figures for England and Wales suggest two-thirds of people who ask for self-isolation payments get rejected.
01.03.2021 - 03:19


Covid: When will I get the vaccine?
Two approved Covid vaccines are being rolled out across the UK. So when might you get one?
04.03.2021 - 10:57


What are the new rules for testing and hotel quarantine?
Travellers going to and from the UK face a growing number of restrictions.
16.02.2021 - 09:57

Lockdown Learning: What educational resources are on TV, iPlayer and online?
As schools remain closed to most pupils, the BBC is offering a wealth of educational material.
02.03.2021 - 10:19