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Afghan women taken from their homes after speaking out
The BBC searches for an Afghan woman removed from her home after protesting against Taliban rule.
21.01.2022 - 21:50

British man killed in 'reckless' Georgia shooting
Local police say Matthew Willson was shot at random while visiting his girlfriend in Brookhaven.
21.01.2022 - 21:25

US-based Binnie family submits Derby takeover offer
The Binnie family, founders of US investment firm Carlisle Capital, submit a takeover offer for Derby County.
21.01.2022 - 20:58

Five slices of Meat Loaf: Iconic moments on the BBC
He'd do anything for fun... Watch our highlights from Meat Loaf's many BBC appearances over the decades.
21.01.2022 - 20:44

Do Ukrainians and Russians believe a full-scale war is possible?
Amid growing fears of a Russian invasion, BBC correspondents gauge the public mood in Kyiv and Moscow.
21.01.2022 - 20:31

A1(M) crash: Woman critical after car plunges from bridge
The Vauxhall Astra went through a barrier and landed on its roof when it plunged onto the A1 (M).
21.01.2022 - 19:29

Meat Loaf: What exactly is it that the singer would not do for love?
How I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) became one of rock's biggest urban myths.
21.01.2022 - 19:10

Firms call for urgent help with energy bills
Five business groups write to Chancellor Rishi Sunak asking for support for firms on energy costs.
21.01.2022 - 18:52

Meat Loaf: Stars pay tribute to 'one-off' Bat Out Of Hell singer
The Bat Out Of Hell singer is remembered by musicians including Cher, Brian May and Bonnie Tyler.
21.01.2022 - 18:41

US comic Louie Anderson dies aged 68
The stand-up comedian appeared in films including Coming to America and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
21.01.2022 - 18:28

Covid rules: What are the restrictions in your area?
Use our search tool to find out about coronavirus rules and restrictions where you live.
21.01.2022 - 18:24

England set for West Indies T20 series - everything you need to know
Everything you need to know as England begin their tour of West Indies on Saturday.
21.01.2022 - 18:23

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.
21.01.2022 - 18:05

Ukraine tension: US and Russia hold 'frank' talks
Their top diplomats say they want to pursue dialogue as fears of Russian military action persist.
21.01.2022 - 17:28

Murderer dubbed potential 'Ripper' by judge faces whole-life term
Brian Sengendo was dubbed a potential serial killer by a judge, who praised police for stopping him.
21.01.2022 - 17:24

Covid vaccinations: Anti-vaxers use 'crime number' to try to halt jabs
Police say the number merely acknowledges an allegation - not that a crime has been committed.
21.01.2022 - 17:09

Scores killed in Yemen prison air strike carnage
Rescue workers have been pulling bodies from rubble after the site was destroyed in an air strike.
21.01.2022 - 16:37

Covid: What are the social distancing rules?
Scotland and Wales are relaxing some of their restrictions around gatherings and mixing with others.
21.01.2022 - 16:27

Covid-19: 'We'll be second-class citizens if self-isolation rules go'
People with conditions that mean the vaccine does not work fear the removal of self-isolation rules.
21.01.2022 - 16:21

Covid passports: Where do I still need to use one?
Mandatory Covid passports will be scrapped in England but remain across the rest of the UK.
21.01.2022 - 16:12

Met Police detective Neil Corbel jailed for three years for voyeurism
Det Insp Neil Corbel covertly recorded women with spy cameras in hotel rooms over several years.
21.01.2022 - 16:09

‘A Met police officer secretly filmed me naked’
Det Insp Neil Corbel hid cameras in tissue boxes, phone chargers and glasses to film his victims.
21.01.2022 - 15:36

England captain Farrell set to miss Six Nations opener
England captain Owen Farrell is set to miss the Six Nations opener against Scotland after suffering an injury in Saracens training.
21.01.2022 - 13:54

Hong Kong: Secret rescue network to evade hamster Covid cull
An underground network of animal lovers is helping Hong Kong hamster owners avoid a government cull.
21.01.2022 - 13:16

What are the latest rules for face coverings and masks?
People in England will soon no longer be legally required to wear facemasks.
21.01.2022 - 13:11

What are the Covid self-isolation rules and will they be scrapped?
People with Covid in England may soon no longer have to self-isolate after testing positive.
21.01.2022 - 12:58

The shy man behind the hard-rocking extrovert
The singer who popularised a melodramatic bombastic style of rock music.
21.01.2022 - 12:03

Meet the woman who tells us to mind the gap
Ever wondered whose voice you're hearing when you're getting on the London Tube?
21.01.2022 - 11:35

Fats Timbo: 'I thought I was cursed'
Influencer opens up about overcoming bullying and insecurity.
21.01.2022 - 10:43

Sue Gray's report: What exactly is she looking at?
The senior civil servant is leading the investigation into parties at Downing Street.
21.01.2022 - 10:32

False banana: Is Ethiopia's enset 'wondercrop' for climate change?
The banana-like crop has the potential to feed more than 100 million people, according to research.
21.01.2022 - 07:47

Sewage pollution: How clean are our rivers?
Footage of what looks like untreated sewage being discharged into the River Thames in Oxfordshire.
21.01.2022 - 07:08

Sally J Morgan wins Portico Prize for novel inspired by a brush with killers
Sally J Morgan wins the Portico Prize for a book inspired by her encounter with Fred and Rose West.
21.01.2022 - 02:55

London violence: Children as young as 10 fear being stabbed
Thirty teenagers were stabbed to death in London last year. What can be done to save lives in 2022?
21.01.2022 - 02:54

One by one, NHS push to jab the unvaccinated four million
Hard-to-reach groups – from rough sleepers to fairground workers – are being targeted in a final vaccine push.
21.01.2022 - 02:53

Kazakhstan unrest: 'If you protest again, we'll kill you'
Activists in Kazakhstan say they are being arrested and beaten as police crack down after unrest.
21.01.2022 - 02:14

Like a drone that you sit in – but would you feel safe?
Personal drones that can transport one or two passengers will soon be available for anyone to buy.
21.01.2022 - 02:11

Why an OnlyFans creator could go to jail for posting nudes
Titus Low is one of Singapore's most successful OnlyFans creators - but now he might find himself in jail.
21.01.2022 - 01:48

Can this app help to keep women safe on the streets?
A new safety app has been developed by a team of volunteers with experience of abuse and violence.
21.01.2022 - 01:09

The radio station bringing worried Tongans together
A community broadcaster in Brisbane, Australia, is bringing information and support following the tsunami.
21.01.2022 - 01:05


What are the Covid rules in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland?
England is scrapping "Plan B" as Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales also ease rules.
20.01.2022 - 19:06

Quiz of the week: Could you be the ruler of a remote island?
How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?
20.01.2022 - 18:50

Gateshead's Kieran Reilly lands 'world's first' BMX triple flair
Kieran Reilly says he is the first person to perform three backflips and a 180-degree spin on a bike.
20.01.2022 - 17:37

What are the Covid rules in schools and will they stay open this term?
Schools have reopened across the UK with a variety of Covid restrictions in place.
20.01.2022 - 17:01

South Georgia: The museum at the end of the world reopens for business
On a British island at the edge of the Antarctic is one of the most remote tourist spots in the world.
20.01.2022 - 01:05

The battle for Steaua Bucharest - an Eastern European giant at war with itself
European Cup winners in 1986, Steaua Bucharest's story of decline is unlike any other. A bitter dispute has split the club in two.
20.01.2022 - 01:02


Should I be working from home now?
The advice to work from home has been removed in England but will remain across the rest of the UK.
19.01.2022 - 15:38


Covid: How to look after yourself at home
What can you expect if you have Covid, and when should you get extra help?
18.01.2022 - 13:46

When can I have a booster jab and how do I book one?
Some companies are cutting sick pay for unvaccinated staff who have to isolate after exposure to Covid.
18.01.2022 - 12:22

Specialist mental health unit failures exposed by patients
Patients say they’ve been placed in unsafe environments, often far from home.
18.01.2022 - 03:04


Russia-Ukraine crisis: Why Brussels fears Europe is 'closest to war' in decades
Fears are rising over Russia's plans to shake up the region, writes BBC Europe editor Katya Adler.
17.01.2022 - 20:19

Covid vaccines: How fast is progress around the world?
Charts and maps tracking the progress of Covid vaccination programmes.
17.01.2022 - 19:02

How do I get a lateral flow test or a PCR?
Across the UK, people without symptoms no longer have to confirm a positive LFT result with a PCR.
17.01.2022 - 10:25


What Covid tests do I need to travel abroad?
France is softening its entry requirements for vaccinated travellers from the UK.
14.01.2022 - 17:02

Secret audio sheds light on toppled dictator’s frantic last hours
The BBC has obtained extraordinary recordings believed to be of phone calls made by Tunisian ex president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali as he flew out of the country in 2011.
14.01.2022 - 01:10


Long Covid: What is it and what are the symptoms?
Significant numbers of people have had long-term problems after recovering from coronavirus.
06.01.2022 - 18:53


Omicron: How do I know if I have it?
The symptoms are similar to a cold, while genetic analysis is the only way to confirm the variant.
04.01.2022 - 13:25


Omicron symptoms: Is a runny nose a cold or Covid?
Could a runny nose be a sign you have Omicron?
23.12.2021 - 13:39


Coronavirus treatments: What progress is being made?
Medical teams around the world are learning which medicines work best against Covid.
21.12.2021 - 10:22