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Coronavirus: Little evidence of Covid transmission in schools, says Williamson
The education secretary says a study will downplay the risk of Covid in schools, ahead of reopenings.
10.08.2020 - 06:30
Coronavirus: Australia records deadliest day but fewer new infections
An outbreak in Victoria has seen over 100 deaths in the past week, but new infections may be slowing.
10.08.2020 - 04:43
Belarus election: Clashes after poll predicts Lukashenko re-election
A state TV exit poll shows victory for President Alexander Lukashenko - but the opposition cries foul.
10.08.2020 - 05:37
Detectorist 'shaking with happiness' after Bronze Age find
A metal detectorist discovers a rare hoard of Bronze Age artefacts during an expedition near Peebles.
10.08.2020 - 02:06
Coronavirus: Gyms, pools and play centres in Wales reopen
Councils have been given extra powers by the Welsh Government to enforce strict legal requirements.
10.08.2020 - 02:04
Beirut: Anatomy of a lethal explosion
Starting with the epicentre, we follow how the blast ripped through the city, bringing life to a halt.
10.08.2020 - 01:07
Jimmy Lai: Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under security law
The prominent pro-democracy supporter is accused of foreign collusion under controversial new laws.
10.08.2020 - 06:59
Police officer run over by thieves backs 'Andrew's Law'
PC Gaz Phillips who nearly died just days before PC Andrew Harper is supporting his widow's campaign for tougher sentences.
09.08.2020 - 19:30
Twitter 'looking' at a possible TikTok tie-up
The messaging platform has approached under-fire TikTok about a possible deal, according to sources.
10.08.2020 - 06:00
Nursing apprenticeship funding gets £172m boost
Ministers want nursing jobs in England to be more accessible, but a union says the plan falls short.
10.08.2020 - 03:28
Labour MP Dawn Butler says racism led to police car stop
Dawn Butler says she was pulled over by two police cars while travelling through east London.
09.08.2020 - 21:22
Beirut explosion: Donors pledge aid for Lebanon but want reform
World leaders promise an aid package after the huge Beirut blast, as clashes again erupt in the city.
09.08.2020 - 21:45
US PGA Championship: Collin Morikawa wins to deny Paul Casey first major
American Collin Morikawa emerges from a stacked leaderboard to win the 2020 US PGA Championship after a flawless final round in San Francisco.
10.08.2020 - 04:28
The Papers: 'Testing time for schools' and uni places in peril
Reaction to Boris Johnson's pledge to reopen schools in England fully next month features on many of Monday's front pages.
10.08.2020 - 07:20
Keith Mason and fiancée go viral after inspirational posts
Keith Mason and Riona Kelly have been posting about her recovery and it's become a lockdown hit.
10.08.2020 - 01:03
Islamic State in Iraq: 'How I survived an IS massacre'
Iraqi soldier Ali Hussein Kadhim recollects his miraculous escape from the massacre that killed hundreds of other cadets.
10.08.2020 - 01:30
Whale migration: ‘Super rare’ whale encounter on the Great Barrier Reef
A dive instructor has recorded his ‘special moment’ with a humpback whale.
10.08.2020 - 01:02
Beirut explosion: DJ finds 'sense of relief' in music
28-year old DJ and music producer 'june as' is one of the thousands of people trying to piece back his life after the blast.
09.08.2020 - 16:40
Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight?
Covid-19 has changed the world - are we winning or is the virus still taking hold, and when will it end?
10.08.2020 - 01:33
Coronavirus Vietnam: The mysterious resurgence of Covid-19
A central Vietnamese city is back in lockdown as researchers search for the source of a new outbreak.
08.08.2020 - 06:06
'It will break my heart to have to walk away'
Why has the number of self-employed people started to fall?
10.08.2020 - 01:01
Trump WeChat ban 'an unwelcome signal' for Chinese community
For China's global community, the app provides a vital means of staying in touch with home.
10.08.2020 - 01:36
'People told me my plans for a skincare firm were crazy'
When Tata Harper was setting up her US cosmetics brand, she was told it would never work.
10.08.2020 - 01:01
Police racism inquiries in the UK: Do they change how things work?
After George Floyd and Black Lives Matter protests questions were asked again about British policing.
10.08.2020 - 01:39
'It feels like harassment' - sportswomen share social media trolling stories
A BBC Sport survey uncovered shocking examples of social media abuse sent to sportswomen. Here are three women's stories in their own words.
10.08.2020 - 07:01
'I'd have to lose an arm and a leg to fall out of top 50' - O'Sullivan criticises standards after beating Ding
Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan says the standard of snooker lower in the rankings is so "poor" he would have to "lose an arm and a leg to fall out of the top 50".
10.08.2020 - 01:13
Social media trolls: BBC Sport strengthens stance against hateful messages
BBC Sport strengthens its stance against social media trolls with a new policy for responding to hateful messages.
10.08.2020 - 07:00
Ronnie O'Sullivan says he could 'lose an arm' and still be in the top 50 during extraordinary interview
Watch Ronnie O'Sullivan's extraordinary interview after beating Ding Junhui in which he says young players coming into the game now are so bad that he would need to "lose an arm and a leg" to fall out of the top 50.
09.08.2020 - 23:26
Sportswomen tell BBC survey about 'scary' social media abuse
Elite British sportswomen speak out about "horrific abuse" on social media, telling a BBC Sport survey about constant comments they receive.
10.08.2020 - 01:01
Two Atletico individuals test positive before Leipzig quarter-final
Atletico Madrid say two individuals have tested positive for coronavirus before Thursday's Champions League quarter-final against RB Leipzig.
09.08.2020 - 22:09
Coronavirus: How can I use the 'eat out to help out scheme'?
Thousands of venues will take part in a discounting scheme to help boost the hospitality industry.
03.08.2020 - 12:34
Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak
Key charts and maps explaining how the respiratory virus has spread around the world.
09.08.2020 - 13:55
Coronavirus: How will schools reopen fully?
Schools are set to go back for the autumn term, but scientists say society may have to make trade-offs.
05.08.2020 - 14:04
Coronavirus: What is a second wave and is one coming?
What are second waves and how big a problem are they?
24.06.2020 - 11:09
When does the stamp duty holiday end?
The government has announced changes to stamp duty to help cut costs for anyone buying a home.
08.07.2020 - 18:52
Coronavirus: What are the risks of opening schools?
Children seem to be at low risk from the disease, but can they still spread it?
05.08.2020 - 17:49
Coronavirus: What are the UK's travel rules and which countries can you visit?
New rules mean people entering the UK from certain countries will not have to quarantine.
07.08.2020 - 13:37
Coronavirus in the UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
09.08.2020 - 18:42
Coronavirus: What happens when the furlough scheme ends?
Almost 10 million people have accessed the scheme, which closes in October.
06.08.2020 - 17:40
Coronavirus immunity: Can you catch it twice?
Immunity is the crucial question and understanding it will tell us how the pandemic will end.
17.07.2020 - 19:13
Europe lockdown: New coronavirus curbs country by country
What are European countries doing to control new coronavirus outbreaks?
07.08.2020 - 14:07
Coronavirus: What am I allowed to do in the hot weather this weekend?
Hot weather is expected across the UK this weekend, but how do you stay within the rules?
07.08.2020 - 16:22
Coronavirus: Where can I now go on holiday in the UK?
Where can I go and what can do on a holiday in the UK?
04.08.2020 - 11:48
Coronavirus: What is a recession?
The world faces the worst recession for 80 years. But what does that mean?
06.08.2020 - 13:52
Coronavirus: What are the new lockdown rules for Preston and other areas?
Preston has become the latest place to impose restrictions. But how does a local lockdown work?
07.08.2020 - 19:03
Coronavirus: What are the UK travel quarantine rules?
Belgium, Bahamas and Andorra are the latest places from where people must quarantine on arriving in the UK.
07.08.2020 - 11:53
Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation rules?
Social distancing and lockdown rules are changing in England - but what can you now do?
31.07.2020 - 16:53
Coronavirus: Can I get travel insurance and what are my travel rights?
As quarantine rules are relaxed, holidays are back on the agenda
07.08.2020 - 13:43
Coronavirus: How to stay cool in a face mask as hot UK weather forecast
Temperatures are forecast to top 30C in some parts of the UK this weekend. Perhaps it is not the time you want to be partially covering your face.
07.08.2020 - 06:32
Coronavirus cure: What progress are we making on treatments?
Teams around the world are looking into medicines for Covid-19 and scientists are starting to discover what works.
22.07.2020 - 18:37
Coronavirus: How does test-and-trace work?
People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are now being traced.
04.08.2020 - 16:32
NBA: Black Lives Matter and basketball’s role in discussion on racism
Basketball is perhaps the sport best placed to challenge racial inequality. Is the NBA doing it right?
31.07.2020 - 04:47