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Covid: UK variant could drive 'rapid growth' in US cases, CDC warns

2 hours 24 min ago
Health officials warn the highly contagious UK Covid variant could become the dominant strain by March.

Boris Johnson says girls' education key to ending poverty

5 hours 3 min ago
The UK prime minister wants girls' education in developing countries to be a key international focus.

To poll or not to poll? That is still the question

5 hours 30 min ago
Ministers seem set on England's May elections taking place, but some in local government are pushing back.

Capitol riots: What are far-right Trump supporters saying?

5 hours 31 min ago
Members of the extreme right are searching for new online homes, amid paranoia that they are being ‘set up’ by the authorities.

Brexit: End to Gibraltar land border prompts joy and trepidation

5 hours 33 min ago
For residents on both sides of the border there are hopes of an end to queues, but not everyone is convinced.

Did we see a Christmas coronavirus spike?

5 hours 34 min ago
Christmas gatherings were cut back but was there still an impact on Covid cases?

US Election 2020: What do countries around the world want from Joe Biden?

5 hours 41 min ago
We speak to reporters in six global regions about hopes and expectations for the new US administration.

Martin Luther King Jr: New documentary on FBI surveillance

5 hours 43 min ago
New documentary highlights extent of the FBI surveillance of the US civil rights leader.

Dinosaurs In Love: Tom Rosenthal and daughter's song made into book

5 hours 45 min ago
Dinosaurs In Love went viral, musician Tom Rosenthal and his daughter Fenn were the ones behind it.

Coronavirus doctor's diary: Karen caught Covid from the hospital - and took it home

5 hours 46 min ago
Everyone has heard about doctors and nurses catching Covid-19 but cleaners and porters have been worse affected.

Project 17: One girl's quest for clean water in Rwanda

5 hours 49 min ago
Joyce, 17, explores progress towards the goal of clean water for all in her country, Rwanda.

The Papers: 'Fortress Britain' and 'modern miracle workers'

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 11:48pm
Most of Saturday's front pages focus on a decision to shut down all travel corridors to the UK.

Autism: 'They said bleach would cure my daughter'

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 10:54pm
Black, Asian or minority ethnic people with autism have a "double whammy", campaigners say.

Rooney ready to 'roll sleeves up' in management

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 10:30pm
Wayne Rooney says he is delighted to get the chance to "roll his sleeves up" and join recently retired England stars trying to be successful managers.

'You don't want your rivals at the same level' – Fernandes eager to keep Man Utd’s title edge

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 10:30pm
Bruno Fernandes thinks it would be 'fun' if Manchester United could extend their lead at the top of the table when they face Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday.

WhatsApp changes: Signal messaging platform stops working as downloads surge

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 10:27pm
Signal has been downloaded millions of times since WhatsApp unveiled new privacy terms last week.

Masters snooker 2021: Ronnie O'Sullivan beaten by John Higgins

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 10:22pm
World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is beaten 6-3 by John Higgins in a remarkable Masters quarter-final.

Tennis stars' arrival angers stranded Australians

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 10:08pm
Players are flown in ahead of the Australian Open while thousands of citizens are waiting to return.

Joanna Lumley 'shocked' at claims disabled workers unpaid

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 10:01pm
Sir Iain Duncan Smith and Joanna Lumley speak out about employees allegedly owed a total of £200,000.

Can supermarket security guards help with mask rules?

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 9:55pm
Supermarkets around the UK are stepping up enforcement of mask-wearing rules.