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Coronavirus: Seafarers stuck at sea ‘a humanitarian crisis’

2 hours 58 min ago
Crew are asking to be designated 'key workers' so they can go home without risking public health.

Covid: Quarantine hotel plans set to be announced

3 hours 17 min ago
The new measures are likely to apply to British residents arriving in England from high-risk countries.

Covid: Cancel developing countries' debt, MPs urge

3 hours 51 min ago
A committee says the pandemic is increasing hardship and food insecurity among the world's poor.

Harvey Weinstein: Court agrees $17m payout for accusers

4 hours 7 min ago
The money comes from the liquidation of a firm co-founded by the disgraced film director.

Twitter pilot to let users flag 'false' content

4 hours 57 min ago
The company acknowledges its "Birdwatch" idea could be "messy", but says it is worth trying.

Co-op and Morrisons see queues over payments issue

5 hours 3 min ago
The supermarket chains confirmed that an ongoing issue is affecting payments processing in some stores.

Randy Rainbow made his name satirising Trump - now what?

5 hours 25 min ago
Why the show's not over for Randy Rainbow who used Broadway tunes to make fun of Donald Trump.

Covid-19: Five days that shaped the outbreak

5 hours 26 min ago
Before Wuhan was locked down in January 2020 officials said the outbreak was under control - but the virus had spread inside and outside the city.

Poor whites in 'left behind' towns miss out on uni

5 hours 40 min ago
Watchdog warns of low university chances for white working youths in former industrial towns.

Shyamala Gopalan: The woman who inspired Kamala Harris

5 hours 42 min ago
The tale of her rise is rooted in an audacious journey Shyamala Gopalan made more than 60 years ago.

Covid: Dutch curfew riots rage for third night

5 hours 45 min ago
Police describe it as the worst unrest in the Netherlands for decades, with more than 150 arrests.

Coronavirus: EU to tighten vaccine exports amid row with AstraZeneca

5 hours 52 min ago
The EU says it is unacceptable that AstraZeneca is cutting the number of pledged vaccine doses.

Janet Yellen to be first female US treasury secretary

6 hours 8 min ago
The Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen as first female treasury secretary in US history.

Facebook News feature launches in UK

6 hours 13 min ago
The UK is the second market - after the US - to get Facebook's latest news feature.

Scientists address myths over large-scale tree planting

6 hours 14 min ago
Scientists propose 10 golden rules for restoring forests to maximise benefits for the planet.

Chris Grayling leads MPs' charge to save hedgehogs

6 hours 15 min ago
Ex-cabinet minister wants "Britain's favourite animal" to get same protections as bats and badgers.

Covid: The migrant helping Australia with modified masks

6 hours 20 min ago
When Manmeet Kaur began giving away masks, she realised many people would relish a different design.

Inside the hospital: ‘Among all the doom and gloom there’s positives’

6 hours 21 min ago
Despite the strains on the system, there is still kindness and new life in NHS hospitals.

Brexit parcel price shock: 'I had to pay £30 for a gift'

6 hours 21 min ago
It's not just shoppers facing surprise costs when EU parcels arrive, but what is behind the charges?

Hope and fear as Somalia’s civil war turns 30

6 hours 21 min ago
Thirty years since Somalia plunged into civil war, BBC Africa correspondent Andrew Harding has returned to Mogadishu to see what hopes people have for peace.

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