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Covid-19: Vaccination rollout begins for over-70s in England


The move comes as 10 new mass vaccination hubs open in England, and the UK's travel corridors close.

Jan 18, 2021

Covid: UK travel corridors closure to come into force


Passengers, whether by boat, train or plane, will have to show proof of a negative Covid test to be allowed in.

Jan 18, 2021

Russia Navalny: Poisoned opposition leader held after flying home


The activist returned to Moscow from Germany months after a nerve agent attack nearly killed him.

Jan 18, 2021

Manchester bombing: Youngest victim 'could have survived with better first aid'


A report commissioned by the family of Saffie-Rose Roussos says she received inadequate first aid.

Jan 18, 2021

Universal Credit: Labour presses PM for action ahead of benefit vote


Labour calls on Boris Johnson to give millions a "helping hand" by extending £20 Universal Credit uplift.

Jan 18, 2021

Biden inauguration: Fortified US statehouses see scattered protests


Small groups - some armed - gather in US cities, amid tight security before Joe Biden's inauguration.

Jan 18, 2021

Coronavirus: Concerns over bosses breaking Covid safety rules


The Health and Safety Executive says it received 2,945 complaints about workplaces in one week.

Jan 18, 2021

Jailed music producer Phil Spector dies


Spector, who was jailed for killing actress Lana Clarkson, transformed pop music with his "wall of sound".

Jan 18, 2021

Eurostar: Government urged to 'safeguard' rail firm's future


A group of London firms has written to ministers calling for financial support for the rail firm.

Jan 18, 2021

Chris Cramer: Tributes paid after former BBC and CNN journalist dies aged 73


The "fiercely competitive" but "kind, thoughtful and caring" news executive has died aged 73.

Jan 18, 2021

Covid: People broke lockdown rules in 200-mile drive to see friends


Drivers from Scotland and Portsmouth caught breaking lockdown rules in north Wales.

Jan 18, 2021

Man Utd stay top after draw against Liverpool


Leaders Manchester United are thwarted by the second-half heroics of keeper Alisson in a goalless draw with title rivals Liverpool at Anfield.

Jan 18, 2021

The Papers: 'Hope in the post' as '5 million more offered jab'


Monday's papers focus on news that over-70s in England will be invited to get a Covid jab this week.

Jan 18, 2021

Covid-19: The road back to Wuhan


The BBC's Stephen McDonell visits Wuhan ahead of the anniversary of the world's first Covid-19 lockdown.

Jan 18, 2021

Racism in education: How truth pages helped students fight back


'Truth pages', where students share their experiences of racism, have snowballed on social media since the killing of George Floyd.

Jan 18, 2021

Kori, nine, says transplant gives him 'another chance at life'


Kori, from Ripley in Derbyshire, was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Jan 18, 2021

Covid-19: Australian Open competitors practice in isolation hotels


Some competitors must stay in their hotel rooms, following positive Covid cases on inbound flights.

Jan 18, 2021

Magicians mark 100 years of 'sawing woman in half' trick


Illusionists are celebrating a century since the trick of sawing a woman in half was first performed.

Jan 18, 2021

Virtual library gives children in England free book access


Pupils in England can read works by popular authors online while schools stay closed in lockdown.

Jan 18, 2021

TikTok clip of great-grandad receiving vaccine goes viral


The 55-second clip shows Reg Davies, 84, leaving his home for the first time since March.

Jan 18, 2021

Covid-19 vaccines: William 'proud' of Queen and Philip for having jab


The Duke of Cambridge praises his grandparents for getting the vaccine in a video call with NHS staff.

Jan 18, 2021

Your pictures on the theme of 'my hobby'


A selection of pictures from our readers on the theme of "my hobby".

Jan 18, 2021

The man startling millions of starlings with lasers


During starling season in winter, up to four million of the birds descend on Rome, covering streets and vehicles with their droppings.

Jan 18, 2021

Wilmington 1898: When white supremacists overthrew a US government


In 1898 a white mob stormed Wilmington, North Carolina and forced locally elected leaders to resign.

Jan 18, 2021

Avenue Beat: How do the F2020 singers avoid becoming a one-hit wonder?


Avenue Beat scored a breakout hit with the pandemic anthem F2020. So what do they do next?

Jan 18, 2021

Shukatsu sexism: The Japanese jobseekers fighting discrimination


Japanese job hunters are more diverse than ever and they are demanding change.

Jan 18, 2021

Will the Trump corporate backlash make a difference?


After the storming of the US Capitol, Donald Trump is facing "a very different set of calculations".

Jan 18, 2021

Are women let down by period trackers?


Millions of women use apps to track their menstrual cycle, but many say they do not work well enough.

Jan 18, 2021

Airline industry needs up to another $80bn to survive pandemic


The world's airlines need another $70-$80bn of government aid to get through the pandemic, the industry says.

Jan 18, 2021

Autism: 'They said bleach would cure my daughter'


Black, Asian or minority ethnic people with autism have a "double whammy", campaigners say.

Jan 18, 2021

Brexit: End to Gibraltar land border prompts joy and trepidation


For residents on both sides of the border there are hopes of an end to queues, but not everyone is convinced.

Jan 18, 2021

Yan Bingtao beats John Higgins to win Masters title


Yan Bingtao's superb fightback on debut stuns Scotland's John Higgins as the Chinese sensation becomes the youngest Masters champion in 26 years.

Jan 18, 2021

Stones nets twice as Man City go second with thumping win over Palace


Kevin de Bruyne records his 100th assist for Manchester City as they beat Crystal Palace to move within two points of top spot.

Jan 18, 2021

Struggles 'propel me on to highs' - Leach relishes five-wicket haul


Jack Leach says he uses his health struggles to "propel me on to the highs", after his 5-122 put England on the verge of beating Sri Lanka.

Jan 18, 2021

'Expensive flop' to 'incredible' - Ndombele's remarkable revival at Spurs


How has record signing Tanguy Ndombele gone from looking set to be an expensive flop to star player at Tottenham?

Jan 18, 2021

Masters snooker final: 20-year-old Yan Bingtao beats John Higgins


Watch the best shots as 20-year-old Yan Bingtao comes from behind to beat John Higgins and win his first Masters title.

Jan 18, 2021

How worrying are the new variants?


Scientists have discovered a new mutated version of the virus from Brazil, in addition to the ones from the UK and South Africa.

Jan 18, 2021

Can you catch coronavirus from a jogger?


The risks of catching Covid indoors are well-known, but what are the chances of being infected outdoors?

Jan 18, 2021

Did we see a Christmas coronavirus spike?


Christmas gatherings were cut back but was there still an impact on Covid cases?

Jan 18, 2021

How many cases are there in your area?


Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

Jan 18, 2021

Lockdown Learning: BBC puts school materials on TV, iPlayer and online


As most schools close across the UK, lessons from BBC Bitesize move on to BBC Two and CBBC.

Jan 18, 2021

Which shops are open and what are the rules about click-and-collect?


There are strict rules across the UK about which shops can open during lockdown and how they must run.

Jan 18, 2021

What are the social distancing rules?


Keeping a certain distance away from other people cuts the risk of passing on - or catching - coronavirus.

Jan 18, 2021

Covid: What are the new UK travel rules?


Travellers must self-isolate on arrival and an advance coronavirus test will soon be required.

Jan 18, 2021

Covid symptoms: Is it a cold, flu or coronavirus?


With similar symptoms, deciding whether or not you need to get tested for coronavirus can be tricky.

Jan 18, 2021

Covid immunity: Can you catch it twice?


Immunity is the crucial question and understanding it will tell us how the pandemic will end.

Jan 18, 2021

Covid: What are the lockdown rules across the UK?


People across England are being urged to "double down" and stick to the lockdown rules.

Jan 18, 2021

Coronavirus: Should I start taking vitamin D?


Some people might want to consider it during the pandemic. Here's why.

Jan 18, 2021

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.

Jan 18, 2021

Can I hug my vaccinated dad? And other questions


We answer some of your questions about vaccination, travel rules and school closures

Jan 18, 2021

Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings?


People around the UK must now wear face coverings in many public places, but what are the rules?

Jan 18, 2021

Covid: What free school meals are children supposed to get?


Free school meals are still available in lockdown and there are rules about what they should contain.

Jan 18, 2021

Woman has nans as bridesmaids after Covid rules hit wedding


When Megan had to scale back plans for ten bridesmaids, Gillian, 80, and Mary, 90, stepped in.

Jan 18, 2021

Lost dogs: The team reuniting pooches with their owners


These pet detectives have saved hundreds of missing and stolen dogs during the pandemic alone.

Jan 18, 2021

Anthony Joshua: Boxing champion surprises his former school with PE lesson


The world heavyweight boxing champion returns to the school he attended as a teenager.

Jan 18, 2021

Salt harvesting: Turning sea water into 'white gold' in a Fife village


The industry is to be revived in the coastal village of St Monans two centuries after it came to an end.

Jan 18, 2021

The teenage Scot who plays the young Wonder Woman


Lilly Aspell not only plays the young heroine but also performs most of her own stunts in the new film.

Jan 18, 2021

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