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Hauliers and poultry workers to get temporary visas
Sun, 26 Sep 2021 00:48:37 GMT

Some 10,500 foreign lorry drivers and poultry workers will be able to work in the UK until Christmas Eve.

Anthony Joshua loses world titles to Oleksandr Usyk
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 22:36:55 GMT

Oleksandr Usyk is the new unified heavyweight world champion after dethroning Anthony Joshua with an incredible performance in London.

Labour conference: Tax private schools to help poorer children, says Starmer
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 22:39:14 GMT

Labour will end the charitable status of private schools in England, saying it will raise £1.7bn.

TV channels go off air after fire alarm
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:15:35 GMT

Channel 4 and Channel 5 were among those affected following a fire alarm at a London broadcast centre.

German elections: Voters decide who will take charge after Merkel
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:02:38 GMT

The election race could barely be tighter as voters decide who will run Europe's biggest economy.

Ryder Cup: United States open 11-5 lead over Europe at Whistling Straits
Sun, 26 Sep 2021 00:43:13 GMT

The United States look set to regain the Ryder Cup after another dominating display on day two at Whistling Straits sees them open a six-shot lead over Europe.

Global Citizen Live: Billie Eilish and Ed Sheeran feature in 24-hour concert
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 22:22:03 GMT

The Global Citizen: Live festival will see performances from more than 60 artists in six continents.

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou freed by Canada arrives home in China
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 21:04:39 GMT

Two Canadians detained by China are also freed, bringing to an end a three-year diplomatic row.

Young more likely to pray than over-55s - survey
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:54:25 GMT

Some 51% of 18 to 34-year-olds in the UK pray at least once a month, a new survey suggests.

Sabina Nessa: Book of condolence opened for killed teacher
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 16:03:41 GMT

It is set up near to where the teacher was found dead as police continue to hunt a man seen on CCTV.

Rwanda genocide 'kingpin' Théoneste Bagosora dies in prison
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:26:30 GMT

Bagosora was serving a 35-year sentence for his role in the massacre of 800,000 people.

Afghanistan: Taliban hang bodies as warning in city of Herat
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 19:15:04 GMT

Bodies of alleged kidnappers are hung in public, a day after a warning executions would resume.

Canary Islands: Airport closed as volcano intensifies
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 15:51:53 GMT

Hundreds of homes have been destroyed on the Spanish island since the eruption began.

London Marathon 2021: Student runs with Essex bone marrow donor 'who saved my life'
Sun, 26 Sep 2021 00:02:58 GMT

A student says it will be "so special" to do the London Marathon alongside her bone marrow donor.

Nuclear weapons: Explained in numbers
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:33:51 GMT

Reality Check takes a look at the facts and figures behind the world's nuclear weapons

Climate change: How to measure a shrinking glacier
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:34:35 GMT

Scientists warn that under the current melting rate even major glaciers are at risk of disappearing.

Your pictures on the theme of 'new beginnings'
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:35:02 GMT

A selection of striking images from our readers around the world.

Taxi gardens and Egypt's pharaohs on a pencil - stories you may have missed
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 15:37:46 GMT

Abandoned taxis being used to grow vegetables and other stories you may have missed this week.

Can anyone Phil McCann up with petrol?
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 10:41:05 GMT

The BBC's Phil McCann reports from a petrol station that has run out of fuel in Stockport.

Afghanistan: Inside the prison staffed by former inmates released by the Taliban
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 23:18:25 GMT

The BBC's Jeremy Bowen goes inside Kabul's main jail, where former Taliban inmates are now caretakers.

University students looking forward to full campus experience
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:13:43 GMT

There is a buzz on the University of East Anglia campus as face-to-face teaching resumes.

Birmingham Pride: Thousands enjoy colourful parade through city centre
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 13:43:22 GMT

Thousands of people enjoy the colourful procession through the city centre's streets.

In love with the Resistance: My mother-in-law's war
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:36:20 GMT

Researching family history, Rosie Whitehouse uncovered a story of Protestants and Jews uniting against the Nazis in a French town.

Bake Off meets Brassed Off - how a community bakery became a showstopper
Sun, 26 Sep 2021 00:04:47 GMT

A new stage musical tells the story of how a Liverpool bakery sparked a neighbourhood fightback.

Climate change: Whisper it cautiously... there's been progress in run up to COP26
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 23:55:47 GMT

Pledges made at the UN have lifted hopes for the Glasgow summit, but some major questions remain.

COP26: What is the Glasgow climate conference and why is it important?
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:18:59 GMT

A crucial climate change summit is being held in the UK- who's going and what's at stake?

Letter from Africa: The wonders of Somali cuisine and a taste of home
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:38:16 GMT

Ethiopian and Eritrean food is well known globally, but this is your chance to discover Somali cooking.

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 16:05:29 GMT

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

La Palma volcano: Visual guide to what happened
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 00:01:43 GMT

A series of maps and charts explaining what happened after an eruption in the Spanish Canary Islands.

What's going on with Labour's row?
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 13:58:01 GMT

Iain Watson looks at the complex situation facing Sir Keir Starmer and his opponents.

200-year-old palm comes down in Edinburgh Botanics renovations
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 08:09:50 GMT

The 60ft tree is too big to be moved from a hot house in renovations at Edinburgh's Botanic Gardens.

'It's what we dream for' - brilliant Bees hold Liverpool and spoil Salah's big moment
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 20:37:32 GMT

It was described as a "wild ride" and a "crazy game" as Brentford defied the odds to come from behind to draw with Liverpool.

'Why didn't he have a go?' Pundits bemused by 'negative', 'gun-shy' Joshua
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:45:49 GMT

Former British heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte says compatriot Anthony Joshua was "gun shy" as he lost his world titles to Oleksandr Usyk.

Chelsea 0-1 Man City: Pep Guardiola's men have sent out powerful message to Premier League rivals
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 16:58:58 GMT

After Manchester City ended Chelsea's unbeaten start to the season, BBC Sport's Phil McNulty looks at the significance of the victory.

Ryder Cup: Lowry, Johnson & Garcia feature in best shots from day two
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:18:21 GMT

Shane Lowry, Dustin Johnson and Sergio Garcia all feature in the best shots of the foursomes and fourballs on the second day of the Ryder Cup.

Britain's Okolie retains WBO cruiserweight title with third-round knockout
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 20:42:19 GMT

Britain's Lawrence Okolie retains his world cruiserweight title with a comfortable third-round knockout of Dilan Prasovic.

German elections 2021: Simple guide to vote ending Merkel era
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 05:47:22 GMT

Germans are choosing a new government on Sunday. This is how the vote works.

German elections 2021: 'Bazooka man' Olaf Scholz bidding for chancellor
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 19:11:05 GMT

The centre-left finance minister has led the polls in the run-up to the vote to succeed Angela Merkel.

German election: Who could succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor?
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:38:34 GMT

A lacklustre lead candidate and a surprisingly strong Social Democrat have blown the race wide open.

Angela Merkel: What will Germans miss about the chancellor?
Wed, 22 Sep 2021 23:53:37 GMT

BBC Europe editor Katya Adler takes a road trip to find out how Germans will remember their chancellor.

Ros Atkins On… Germany’s election explained
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 23:18:34 GMT

Ros Atkins explains how Germany’s election works, the candidates and the issues at stake.

Gas prices: Why are they so high and what is the energy price cap?
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 14:23:32 GMT

Householders face a rise in energy bills - as well as the possibility their supplier could go bust.

What can I do if my energy supplier goes bust?
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 12:01:28 GMT

Nearly 1.5 million customers have seen their energy firm collapse amid soaring gas prices.

Where does the UK get its gas and is it facing a shortage this winter?
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 14:35:33 GMT

A surge in gas prices has prompted fears of hard times ahead - but how bad could it get?

Why is there a CO2 shortage and how will it hit food supplies?
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 12:18:53 GMT

The UK's food industry has been told it must pay five times more for carbon dioxide in future.

Heat pumps: What are the alternatives to gas boilers?
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:50:21 GMT

No new gas boilers should be sold from 2025 according to the the International Energy Agency.

CEO Secrets: 'In my business, you eat what you kill'
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 23:16:52 GMT

Music executive Riki Bleau shares his business advice for our CEO Secrets series.

'How we re-delivered a baby's postcard - 75 years on'
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:01:30 GMT

After an illness, Stu began reuniting old postcards with their owners - and revived some buried memories.

Ryder Cup: Tales behind Great Britain's wins over the United States
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 22:53:39 GMT

Britain only defeated the US three times in the first 25 Ryder Cups, but behind each victory is a wealth of remarkable stories.

The torso in the Thames: A 20-year mystery
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 04:58:22 GMT

Twenty years ago, a young African boy was murdered and his torso was dumped in the Thames. It's the longest unsolved child murder case in the recent history of the Metropolitan Police.

Paul Rusesabagina: From Hotel Rwanda hero to convicted terrorist
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 11:09:42 GMT

Paul Rusesabagina, who was portrayed in Hotel Rwanda, has gone from national hero to enemy of the state.