Covid-19: Gyms and all shops to open after England lockdown
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:56:13 GMT

England will return to three-tiered regional restrictions from 2 December, Boris Johnson announces.

Fans at sporting events: Maximum of 4,000 to be allowed in England
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:50:29 GMT

Up to 4,000 fans will be allowed at outdoor events in the lowest-risk areas when the four-week national lockdown in England ends.

Covid-19: Oxford University vaccine is highly effective
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 11:12:10 GMT

The vaccine is cheaper than other options and easier to distribute around the world.

British Airways' big sell-off: Champagne flutes and trolleys
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:49:21 GMT

The airline is selling thousands of items, including memorabilia from its retired 747 aircraft.

The moment a dog was rescued from an alligator's jaws
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:26:17 GMT

Gunner was saved by his owner, and thankfully only suffered a small wound.

Covid in Scotland: Relaxing of rules 'not expected' at Hogmanay
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:45:04 GMT

Nicola Sturgeon says there could be a "careful" easing at Christmas - but does not expect a relaxation at new year.

Two tests for students in England before Christmas exit
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:58:10 GMT

For Christmas break, students in England will leave university within 24 hours of negative Covid tests.

Covid-19: Masks compulsory in Welsh schools communal areas
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:48:12 GMT

Pupils in secondary schools in Wales will be expected to wear masks in all areas outside classrooms.

Cornwall cooker deaths: 'Serious failings' by Beko
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:21:18 GMT

A coroner has concluded five people died accidently while using defective gas cookers.

Covid-19: Daily coronavirus test plan to cut contacts' 14-day self-isolation
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:23:29 GMT

Contacts of people with the virus will not need to quarantine if they test negative, the government says.

Banksy: Bike from hula-hooping girl 'removed for safekeeping'
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 15:27:58 GMT

The bike vanished from its position outside a beauty parlour in Nottingham over the weekend.

TikTok star, 16, becomes first to hit 100m followers
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:19:35 GMT

Charli D'Amelio hit the record just days after becoming involved in a row over a video.

Covid risk: 3 people, 3 very different Covid risks. What's yours?
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 00:11:09 GMT

A question everyone's asking: what's my Covid risk? Here's how to find out.

Shamima Begum: Justice and the jihadi bride
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 00:02:03 GMT

Why this case - which returns to court today - is bigger than the fate of one teenage runaway.

Narwhal tusk hero a year on from London Bridge attack
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 11:01:05 GMT

It's almost a year since Darryn Frost helped to stop a man who was on the rampage, stabbing people.

OED Word of the Year expanded for 'unprecedented' 2020
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 01:58:36 GMT

This year saw 'hundreds of significant new words' rather than just one, Oxford Dictionaries say.

John Boyega stars in Steve McQueen's latest Small Axe film: Red, White and Blue
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 00:03:02 GMT

Life imitates art for John Boyega as he plays a police officer fighting racism, in the same year he took centre stage at the Black Lives Matters protest.

Lea Volpe: 'Why are you calling me inspirational?'
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 00:01:23 GMT

Paraclimbing medalist Leanora Volpe doesn't like to be defined solely as a disabled athlete.

Covid in North Dakota: One day inside a rural US hospital’s fight
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 00:10:41 GMT

Staff at a 14-bed hospital in North Dakota tell first-hand their fight to keep friends' family members alive.

Oxford vaccine: How did they make it so quickly?
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:59:19 GMT

Good fortune and scientific brilliance were behind the Covid-19 vaccine being developed so quickly.

Life after al-Shabab: Driving a school bus instead of an armed pickup truck
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 00:59:42 GMT

The Somali government retrains defectors from the al-Shabab militant group as barbers, drivers, mechanics and tailors.

Fur industry faces uncertain future due to Covid
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 00:15:01 GMT

Denmark's mass mink cull after a coronavirus outbreak at farms leaves the industry in the spotlight.

The deep roots of Trump’s 'voter fraud' strategy
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 01:00:42 GMT

The groundwork for the president's unsubstantiated claims was laid months ago.

Conjoined twins: 'We always knew we were different'
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 01:22:09 GMT

They made headlines when surgeons separated them - now Sanchia and Eman Mowatt are at university.

How will the Spending Review affect you?
Sun, 22 Nov 2020 22:32:21 GMT

The chancellor will announce his public service spending plans in uniquely difficult circumstances.

Michael McIntyre: 'I'm used to viewers being cynical'
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 01:31:36 GMT

The comedian says many viewers don't believe the features on his Big Show are genuine.

The film crews being directed from a continent away
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 00:08:40 GMT

The pandemic has led to a big rise in remote filming, with directors miles away from the set.

The Indonesian meteorite which didn't sell for $1.8m
Sun, 22 Nov 2020 00:56:12 GMT

You saw the headlines of a $1.8m meteorite? Here's the real story and it's just as fascinating.

'I am not sure if we will finish the season with 11 players' - Klopp urges broadcasters to fix schedule
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:01:59 GMT

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says they might struggle to end the season with 11 players and warns "we are all done" unless broadcasters talk to each other about the football schedule.

Sea Eagles prop Titmuss dies aged 20
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:38:18 GMT

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles player Keith Titmuss dies at the age of 20 after falling ill following a training session.

England's Cowan-Dickie and Watson return to squad
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 15:45:37 GMT

England regulars Luke Cowan-Dickie and Anthony Watson are back in the squad and in contention to face Wales.

'I don't need to be told a million times about it' - Hogg brushes off 'schoolboy error'
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:59:00 GMT

Scotland captain Stuart Hogg labelled his wayward kick to touch in the last minute of the 22-15 defeat by France as a "schoolboy error" but praised the team's efforts.

Why Guardiola's new contract could persuade Messi to join Man City
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 06:20:35 GMT

Guillem Balague explains why Pep Guardiola signing a new two-year Manchester City contract could help persuade Lionel Messi to join from Barcelona.

Match of the Day 2: Liverpool 'game-changer' Diogo Jota's 'incredible' display in Reds win
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 00:04:05 GMT

Match of the Day 2 pundits Danny Murphy and Micah Richards outline the importance of new Liverpool signing Diogo Jota's role in the side after another "incredible" performance.

Covid: The new lockdown rules for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:30:45 GMT

England will move to a tougher version of tiered coronavirus restrictions when lockdown ends next week.

Covid: Can I choose which vaccine I get? And other questions
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:39:30 GMT

We answer some of your questions about the Oxford vaccine.

Covid vaccine update: When will one be ready?
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 08:24:01 GMT

Hopes are rising that an effective vaccine against Covid-19 will be available soon.

Covid: What is mass testing and how does it work?
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:14:28 GMT

Liverpool has the UK's first mass Covid testing pilot, with other high-risk areas to follow.

Why the Oxford vaccine matters
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:54:52 GMT

Why news on this vaccine is particularly important for people living in the UK.

Coronavirus: How to be happier while working from home
Tue, 17 Nov 2020 00:35:05 GMT

Tips on happier ways to work from home in the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

Covid: What does my boss have to do to keep me safe?
Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:17:54 GMT

With Boris Johnson self-isolating after a meeting, what do employers have to do to keep their staff safe?

Coronavirus: How does Covid-19 test-and-trace work?
Wed, 18 Nov 2020 11:13:01 GMT

The scheme told Dido Harding she had to self-isolate, a week after her husband was also told to isolate.

Covid symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:29:46 GMT

A new cough, fever and change in smell or taste are the key symptoms that mean you may have coronavirus.