Coronavirus: People shielding in England allowed outdoors from Monday
Sun, 31 May 2020 03:39:56 GMT

Some restrictions on vulnerable people shielding from coronavirus are to be eased after 10 weeks.

George Floyd death: US cities order curfews amid widespread clashes
Sun, 31 May 2020 07:29:17 GMT

Police nationwide struggle to stem violent unrest sparked by the death of a black man in custody.

Coronavirus: Drop plan to reopen primaries to all pupils, ministers urged
Sun, 31 May 2020 07:03:00 GMT

Aiming to have all pupils back piles uncertainty and pressure on school communities, say governors.

Coronavirus: Daily update as restrictions for vulnerable due to change
Sun, 31 May 2020 06:31:42 GMT

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak today.

Coronavirus: Belgian Prince Joachim tests positive after lockdown party
Sat, 30 May 2020 20:41:05 GMT

Spanish police are investigating whether a party attended by Prince Joachim breached lockdown rules.

Trump delays 'outdated' G7 leaders' summit
Sun, 31 May 2020 00:58:20 GMT

The US president says he is postponing this year's meeting and wants to invite other leaders as well.

US astronauts begin historic mission on private craft
Sat, 30 May 2020 19:23:31 GMT

Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken head out on a mission to initiate a new, commercial era in spaceflight.

Durdle Door: Three seriously hurt 'jumping off cliff into sea'
Sat, 30 May 2020 18:21:20 GMT

Police were called to Durdle Door over concerns for people seen jumping from the cliff into the sea.

Coronavirus: Pret a Manger plans rent talks in bid to avoid closures
Sat, 30 May 2020 22:26:58 GMT

The sandwich chain is "radically" changing its business model in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

Coronavirus: Backlash after Trump signals US exit from WHO
Sat, 30 May 2020 15:28:34 GMT

The president is urged to reconsider, after accusing the health body of being a "puppet of China".

Sport returns: From Monday 1 June competitive sport allowed behind closed doors
Sat, 30 May 2020 18:36:04 GMT

The UK government approves the return of domestic competitive sport behind closed doors from Monday, 1 June.

Candle scents inspired by pubs and other stories you may have missed
Sun, 31 May 2020 05:46:43 GMT

From social distancing dinner dates to candle scents inspired by pubs, here are some stories you may have missed this week.

The Papers: Testing 'disgrace' and public's 'broken trust'
Sun, 31 May 2020 04:53:05 GMT

Britain's test and trace policy and Dominic Cummings' lockdown trip dominate Sunday's papers.

George Floyd death: Violence breaks out amid US protests
Sun, 31 May 2020 00:29:22 GMT

Images from street protests across the US on Saturday following the death of black man George Floyd.

George Floyd: ‘As a black American I am terrified’
Sat, 30 May 2020 23:07:21 GMT

After the death of George Floyd, young African-Americans in Minneapolis say they are scared for their safety.

Teepee built at East Bergholt school to allow social distancing
Fri, 29 May 2020 10:32:43 GMT

The structure was constructed by staff at an events company whose children attend the school.

Supernatural: The next-generation keep-fit coach?
Sun, 31 May 2020 03:51:34 GMT

Will virtual reality fitness classes lead a revolution in home workouts - or is it a passing craze?

Coronavirus: The self-isolation choir with worldwide members
Sat, 30 May 2020 23:05:03 GMT

This weekend thousands of people will gather as an online choir to perform Handel’s Messiah.

Coronavirus: Debenhams makes some restaurant employees redundant
Sat, 30 May 2020 00:51:13 GMT

Retailer Debenhams makes staff in some of its cafes redundant after going into administration.

Week in pictures: 23-29 May 2020
Fri, 29 May 2020 23:22:52 GMT

A selection of news photographs taken around the world this week.

Remi Wolf on how she makes music videos in lockdown
Fri, 29 May 2020 23:00:52 GMT

How rising star Remi Wolf made the promotional video for her new track in the middle of the pandemic.

DIY dentistry: What is safe to do to your own teeth?
Fri, 29 May 2020 23:00:24 GMT

How can you treat your own teeth while waiting to see a dentist?

In the middle of the Pacific with nowhere to land
Sat, 30 May 2020 23:17:47 GMT

A group of performers were halfway across the ocean in a 75ft boat when the pandemic erupted - leaving them with nowhere to go.

Coronavirus: 'I'm high risk but made a full recovery'
Sun, 31 May 2020 00:07:27 GMT

Positive stories from people considered at high risk who have made a full recovery from coronavirus.

My Money: 'Our alternative quarantine holiday'
Sat, 30 May 2020 23:19:09 GMT

Alyssa Hulme from Utah in the US takes us through her weekly spending during the coronavirus pandemic.

In pictures: Peru's most catastrophic natural disaster
Sat, 30 May 2020 23:04:09 GMT

On 31 May 1970 an earthquake struck in Peru, triggering a landslide and leading to the deaths of 70,000.

Coronavirus: Independent cinemas unlikely to open before September
Sun, 31 May 2020 00:00:35 GMT

An Independent Cinema Office survey found only a quarter of venues planned to open before autumn.

Coronavirus doctor's diary: Why does Covid-19 make some healthy young people really sick?
Sun, 31 May 2020 00:18:44 GMT

Dr John Wright tells the story of Marium Zameer, who became very unwell with Covid-19 despite being young and healthy.

Climate change: How a green new deal really could go global
Sat, 30 May 2020 23:54:02 GMT

Chief Environment correspondent Justin Rowlatt considers the prospects for a big economic makeover.

George Floyd death: Why has a US city gone up in flames?
Fri, 29 May 2020 21:19:41 GMT

Tensions in Minneapolis did not start with the death of George Floyd. They've been years in the making.

Coronavirus: School return plan 'like a jigsaw puzzle'
Sat, 30 May 2020 00:28:10 GMT

A head teacher explains how she is piecing school life back together before children return.

Match of the Day: Top 10 podcast - your best Premier League games revealed
Sun, 31 May 2020 06:29:43 GMT

See which game you ranked the greatest in Premier League history, after the topic was discussed on the Match of the Day: Top 10 podcast.

Bayern Munich 5-0 Fortuna Dusseldorf: Robert Lewandowski scores twice in rout
Sat, 30 May 2020 18:21:43 GMT

Robert Lewandowski scores twice against Fortuna Dusseldorf to equal his most prolific season as Bayern Munich move 10 points clear at the Bundesliga summit.

When watching Brazil at 2014 World Cup turned weird
Sun, 31 May 2020 06:29:32 GMT

On the day we relive Brazil's disastrous 2014 World Cup semi-final, Conor McNamara recalls a painful experience of his own at that tournament.

Preston's Stockley among positives in latest round of EFL Covid-19 testing
Sat, 30 May 2020 20:55:00 GMT

Preston say striker Jayden Stockley was one of 10 positive Covid-19 tests across eight Championship clubs returned in the latest round of testing.

Cricket finally returns - and match in Guernsey draws over 84,000 views on Youtube
Sat, 30 May 2020 18:47:15 GMT

The first match of the summer in the British Isles takes place in Guernsey to raise money for the Covid-19 appeal.

Sunday's gossip: Man Utd open to Juve's Rabiot as part of Pogba swap
Sat, 30 May 2020 19:53:16 GMT

Manchester United open to Adrien Rabiot swapping places with Paul Pogba, Lucas Torreira 'dreams' of Boca Juniors move, plus more.

Coronavirus: What are the risks for children?
Fri, 29 May 2020 18:05:38 GMT

Children seem to be at low risk from the disease, but can they still spread it?

Coronavirus: Which schools are reopening for pupils?
Fri, 29 May 2020 14:50:27 GMT

Which children will be the first to go back to school, and what about the rest?

Social distancing: A practical guide to how to socialise now
Sat, 30 May 2020 08:43:46 GMT

Meeting friends? Here's how to handle the awkward new rules - from sharing food to avoiding hugs.

Coronavirus: What are the rules on weddings?
Sat, 30 May 2020 01:05:20 GMT

There is a lot of uncertainty around when and how weddings are allowed to take place. What are your rights?

Will I still get paid if I have to self-isolate? And other questions
Fri, 29 May 2020 09:59:15 GMT

Will employees still get paid if they are told to self-isolate? And other questions answered by BBC experts.

All you need to know about new measures
Sat, 30 May 2020 17:25:44 GMT

How will social and work life be different after the easing of some restrictions around the UK?

Coronavirus: How safe is it to get on a plane?
Fri, 29 May 2020 21:13:08 GMT

Many airlines are planning to resume flying, but they first need to reduce the risks of Covid-19.

Coronavirus: What does it mean if I've been furloughed by work?
Fri, 29 May 2020 17:42:21 GMT

Millions unable to do their job due to coronavirus will have their wages paid by a new scheme.

Coronavirus: What help are self-employed getting from government?
Fri, 29 May 2020 16:13:48 GMT

What is being done for the five million self-employed people in the UK facing a sudden loss of income?

Coronavirus: We answer kids' questions about going back to school
Thu, 28 May 2020 23:00:48 GMT

The BBC's Education Editor Branwen Jeffreys answers kids' questions about going back to school.

Coronavirus: Dental practices to reopen from 8 June
Fri, 29 May 2020 14:08:50 GMT

Dental practices in England have been told they can reopen from Monday, 8 June.

Dominic Cummings: Fact-checking the row
Sat, 30 May 2020 15:58:39 GMT

Senior Conservatives are still questioning adviser's account of driving his family 260 miles during lockdown.

Coronavirus: How will contact tracing work in England?
Thu, 28 May 2020 14:00:41 GMT

Millions in the UK will soon be asked to monitor who they have been near to combat coronavirus.

Coronavirus: What can you do in Scotland from Friday?
Thu, 28 May 2020 14:09:00 GMT

After almost 10 weeks of lockdown which restrictions are being eased - and which remain in force?

Dominic Cummings: Did he break lockdown rules?
Thu, 28 May 2020 13:18:08 GMT

The UK PM's most senior adviser has responded to accusations that he broke lockdown rules - what did he say?

Coronavirus: What tests are being done in the UK?
Thu, 28 May 2020 14:03:26 GMT

What are the tests for coronavirus, who are they for and how do they work?

Weather: The optical halos pictured during lockdown
Sun, 24 May 2020 11:27:41 GMT

BBC Weather presenter Cecilia Daly explains why there were sightings of this optical phenomenon.

Soul Boy: The teen who found a home on the dancefloor
Tue, 26 May 2020 23:11:06 GMT

Anthony Flavin spent most of his life in care - a turning point was finding soul on the dancefloor.

Thirsk woman, 99, to stand 100 times for son's hospice
Wed, 27 May 2020 08:29:01 GMT

As she turns 100, Joyce Richardson, of Thirsk, is raising funds for a hospice that cared for her son.

Claire Foy and Matt Smith to perform live in empty Old Vic theatre
Wed, 27 May 2020 12:00:49 GMT

The socially-distanced play, featuring The Crown actors, will be streamed live from the Old Vic.

How do you ease your dog out of lockdown?
Mon, 25 May 2020 23:39:24 GMT

Has your dog enjoyed your working from home too much? Separation anxiety could be an issue as the lockdown is lifted.