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Covid-19: Plan Christmas travel 'carefully', says Grant Shapps

13 hours 23 min ago
Pressure on the railways could impact journeys over the festive period, the transport secretary says.

Pets at Home says pets have been 'a lifesaver' during lockdown

13 hours 23 min ago
Pets at Home reports soaring sales as people increasingly turned to animals for solace amid the pandemic.

Rishi Sunak's Spending Review: Four things to look out for

13 hours 28 min ago
The Spending Review marks the start of the chancellor's economic recovery strategy. Here's what to watch for.

NFL: All-black team officiate match in historic first for competition

15 hours 1 min ago
An all-black team officiates an NFL match for the first time in the competition's history.

Daniel Dubois v Joe Joyce: Five hours of push-ups a day aged five - the life of 'Dynamite'

16 hours 39 min ago
Daniel 'Dynamite' Dubois talks to BBC Sport before his all-British heavyweight bout against fellow undefeated fighter Joe Joyce.

Charles Darwin: Notebooks worth millions lost for 20 years

16 hours 57 min ago
Cambridge University Library launches an appeal to find the scientist's missing notes and sketches.

Stephen Ellison: Diplomat who saved drowning woman given banner

17 hours 42 min ago
The banner, a Chinese gift of gratitude, reads "righteous and courageous, saving people from water".

Police probed after black woman punched during arrest

17 hours 50 min ago
Eight Met officers are investigated over claims of excessive use of force against a black woman in custody.

Poignant reunion with accidental Thanksgiving guest

18 hours 55 min ago
Wanda still invites Jamal to dinner four years after a misdial - but this year there was an empty seat.

Government set to pass new laws to cut UK overseas aid budget

19 hours 2 min ago
Church leaders and charities are among those opposing a cut in the UK's overseas aid budget.

Protect leaseholders from cladding removal costs, say MPs

19 hours 46 min ago
The state should foot the bill for removing flammable materials from high-rise buildings, MPs say.

Covid: King Felipe of Spain in quarantine after contact

20 hours 8 min ago
King Felipe will stop public activities for 10 days after coming into contact with an infected person.

Doctor Who, Call the Midwife and Mrs Brown on BBC Christmas TV line-up

20 hours 27 min ago
Doctor Who, Call the Midwife and Mrs Brown's Boys are among the shows in the festive schedule.

The Great British Bake Off: How has the show changed since series one?

20 hours 49 min ago
It's 10 years since the first Great British Bake Off, and the original series was quite different.

Covid: How will I get a coronavirus vaccine?

20 hours 53 min ago
Several vaccines are showing promise and one is already being reviewed by the UK regulator.

Covid-19: Arrivals in England to be able to cut quarantine if they pay for test

21 hours 22 sec ago
People arriving in England can end their self-isolation with a negative test taken after five days.

Sanna Marin: The feminist PM who says trans people have a 'right to self-identify'

21 hours 19 min ago
Nearly a year into her job, Finland's PM, Sanna Marin, says it's 'everyone's job to identify themselves'.

Michelle Yeoh: 'Finally we have our own superhero, Shang-Chi'

21 hours 31 min ago
Michelle Yeoh - soon to star in Marvel's first Asian superhero film, Shang-Chi - says it has taken time for Hollywood to offer more diverse film roles to Asian actors.

The Queen's Gambit: Meet the real life women chess masters

21 hours 32 min ago
Radio 1 Newsbeat speaks to two female chess players about the Netlfix show and modern chess culture.

The papers: 'Tis the season to be jolly careful' and jab news

21 hours 49 min ago
Most papers carry news that the Oxford vaccine is "highly effective" at stopping Covid-19 symptoms.

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