Trump leaves White House for final time ahead of Biden inauguration
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:27:56 GMT

Donald Trump heads to Florida, snubbing Wednesday's inauguration of Joe Biden as US president.

Trump departs on Marine One
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:33:16 GMT

Donald Trump and his wife Melania depart on Marine One hours ahead of his successor Joe Biden's inauguration.

Coronavirus: Priti Patel says UK should have closed borders in March 2020
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:35:28 GMT

The home secretary has been recorded telling supporters she was an "advocate" of closures last year.

Covid vaccine: Priti Patel 'working to get jabs to front-line roles'
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:54:08 GMT

The PM says he wants them vaccinated "as soon as possible" but will listen to scientific advice.

Storm Christoph: Flood warnings in parts of England
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:13:48 GMT

Parts of England prepare for widespread floods as Boris Johnson announces emergency Cobra meeting.

Rollout of daily testing of close contacts paused in English schools
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:24:11 GMT

More work is needed to understand its benefits in schools in England given the new variant, health officials say.

Police records: Boris Johnson 'doesn't know' impact of deleted files
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:34:32 GMT

Boris Johnson calls it an "outrageous" error which officers are working "round the clock" to rectify.

Navalny video: Putin palace claims reach millions for jailed critic
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:43:06 GMT

The jailed opposition figure alleges the property was paid for "with the largest bribe in history".

Joy Morgan: Murdered student 'may have been given drugs without knowing'
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:42:55 GMT

The body of Joy Morgan was found two months after a man was convicted of her murder.

Covid smear-test delays prompt calls for home HPV tests
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:39:04 GMT

Delays to smear tests in lockdown prompt cervical cancer charities to call for home-testing kits.

Covid-19: Mortician says deaths have taken a toll
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 20:20:12 GMT

Senior mortician Hannah Leahy says the level of Covid fatalities is taking its toll on staff the Royal London Hospital.

Supermarket delivery driver rescued from Westgate ford
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:48:10 GMT

Police say the van "careered" off the road and the man was rescued from the overturned vehicle.

Biden inauguration in pictures
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:10:12 GMT

Images from the day as Joe Biden is sworn in as US president and Donald Trump leaves office.

Biden cabinet: Does this diverse team better reflect America?
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:21:39 GMT

The role of a president's inaugural cabinet goes beyond just policy - let's take a closer look.

Biden Inauguration: What will Joe Biden do first?
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:30:37 GMT

The President-elect has a laundry list of priorities for his first 100 days in the White House.

Kamala Harris: A beginner's guide to being vice-president
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:49:40 GMT

The US is about to have its first female vice-president in history. Here's what awaits Kamala Harris.

Kamala Harris and a 1986 snapshot of that Howard generation
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:16:52 GMT

They are all laughing at the camera, but what are the stories of the women next to Kamala Harris?

Biden inauguration: Americans' hopes and fears for next president
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:18:51 GMT

Members of our voter panel all wish Joe Biden well, but they're divided over his chances of success.

Trump presidency: A flashback through four turbulent years
Mon, 18 Jan 2021 23:37:53 GMT

Donald Trump won a surprise victory in 2016 partly because he promised to shake things up. And boy, did he.

Joe Biden inauguration: When are he and Kamala Harris sworn in?
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:50:13 GMT

The inauguration of a new president is a day that usually follows decades of custom. Not this time.

US historians on what Donald Trump's legacy will be
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 14:33:27 GMT

The last four years have been a whirlwind - we asked the experts to break down Trump's key moments.

Clemency Burton-Hill: 'Speech was my thing and then I couldn't do it'
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:22:54 GMT

Presenter Clemency Burton-Hill gives her first broadcast interview, a year after being in a coma.

Covid: 'No furlough because they shut the company'
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:27:29 GMT

Out-of-date tax systems mean people are falling through the cracks for help, MPs say.

Covid: Student fears she will be 'left with nothing' if no exams
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 06:18:05 GMT

Private candidates are worried that if exams are cancelled they will not get a grade.

Newspaper headlines: 'It's the back of Trump' and 'vaccine pivot'
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 06:02:42 GMT

Wednesday's front pages focus on Joe Biden's inauguration later as the 46th US president.

Scrapping £20 benefit could see Tories called 'nasty party' - Casey
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:17:24 GMT

The ex-government adviser said the Tories would be seen as the "nasty party" by ending the top-up.

Natural wonder: Wing 'clap' solves mystery of butterfly flight
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 01:54:02 GMT

The cupped clap of a butterfly's wings may be the key to their flying abilities and their survival.

Paralysed ambulance call handler walks for 'NHS heroes'
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:02:04 GMT

An emergency call handler paralysed below the waist walks one mile to raise funds for the NHS.

Iran nuclear deal: What are Biden's plans and challenges
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:02:37 GMT

With so much hostility - and mistrust - between Washington and Tehran, will President Biden be able to revive the nuclear deal?

Luke Grenfell-Shaw: Cycling around the world with cancer
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:01:34 GMT

Cancer patient Luke Grenfell-Shaw completes the first part of his round-the-world challenge.

Dinosaurs In Love: Tom Rosenthal and daughter's song made into book
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:05:42 GMT

Dinosaurs In Love went viral, musician Tom Rosenthal and his daughter Fenn were the ones behind it.

The cartoonists making mental health their muse
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:13:56 GMT

Meet the artists shaping graphic medicine - a genre of comics focused on the experience of living with mental illness.

Greece #Metoo: Women ending silence of sport abuse shake Greece
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:08:17 GMT

The decision by ex-champion Sofia Bekatorou to describe how she was assaulted leads to a #Metoo moment.

Coronavirus: French students highlight pandemic's mental health toll
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:09:43 GMT

Student protests around the country are set to highlight the mental health impacts of the pandemic.

Baby Done: Comedy film explores woman's reluctance at impending motherhood
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:31:09 GMT

The film explores feeling mixed about being pregnant and social media pressure on expectant mums.

The Hong Kong migrants fleeing to start new lives in the UK
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:15:51 GMT

A new visa will give 5.4m Hong Kong residents the right to resettle in Britain. How many will leave?

Olivier Duhamel: French incest allegations prompt victims to speak out
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 07:21:59 GMT

A sex abuse case involving a well-known intellectual sparked a deluge of testimonies by victims of abuse.

Wales recall Lydiate as Webb left out of Six Nations squad
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:30:43 GMT

Wales recall veteran Ospreys back row Dan Lydiate for the 2021 Six Nations but scrum-half Rhys Webb is missing.

Don't feed mice, quarantined Australian Open players told
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:08:42 GMT

Australian Open players are told not to feed mice at their quarantine hotel in Melbourne after one player complains of rodent infestation.

Uncapped Redpath in Scotland's Six Nations squad
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:40:31 GMT

Uncapped Bath centre Cameron Redpath is named in Scotland's Six Nations squad - despite being firmly on the England radar.

Covid: Can you catch the virus outside?
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:04:29 GMT

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

What are the UK's lockdown rules?
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 16:05:41 GMT

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

What are the restrictions where you live?
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 15:17:49 GMT

Use our search tool to find out about coronavirus rules and restrictions where you live.

Covid: When will schools reopen?
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:32:47 GMT

Schools are currently closed across the UK to most pupils.

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in your area?
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 17:56:48 GMT

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

Covid: Can my boss force me to go to work?
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:24:08 GMT

As England and Scotland enter new coronavirus lockdowns, what are the rules about going to work?

When will you get a Covid vaccine?
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:02:57 GMT

Two of the three approved Covid vaccines are being rolled out across the UK, so when might you get one?

Covid: Who has to self-isolate and for how long?
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 12:22:23 GMT

The length of quarantine has changed for contacts and people arriving from abroad.

What is Europe doing about Covid?
Mon, 18 Jan 2021 16:34:36 GMT

What restrictions are being put in place in Europe to control the second wave of coronavirus?

Coronavirus: How are weddings working around the UK?
Fri, 08 Jan 2021 17:02:35 GMT

Very restricted wedding ceremonies can now take place around the UK, but receptions are banned.

Covid: What are the new UK travel rules?
Mon, 18 Jan 2021 10:07:36 GMT

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

Lockdown Learning: BBC puts school materials on TV, iPlayer and online
Tue, 12 Jan 2021 10:14:57 GMT

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

What progress has been made on treatments?
Wed, 13 Jan 2021 12:39:40 GMT

Teams around the world are looking into medicines for Covid-19 and scientists are starting to discover what works.

How worrying are the new variants?
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:17:45 GMT

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

Did we see a Christmas coronavirus spike?
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:16:28 GMT

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

Which shops are open and what are the rules about click-and-collect?
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 16:09:00 GMT

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