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Covid: Concern increases over India variant in UK

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:35am
Public health experts want the version B.1.617.2 to be made a "variant of concern", the BBC has been told.

Taiwan: Judo class puts a seven-year-old in a coma

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:26am
The incident in Taiwan shows a tendency to allow child abuse in the name of discipline, experts say.

Taking an invention from idea to the marketplace

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:20am
Lockdown spurred many people to invent new products, but how did they get to market?

Roma 3-2 Man Utd (5-8 on aggregate): 'Faith in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer close to being rewarded'

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:19am
It would seem automatic for Manchester United to reward manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a new contract after taking them to the Europa League final, says Simon Stone.

Rare fish set for return to River Severn breeding grounds

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:16am
One of the UK's rarest fish is set to benefit from a conservation project to unlock the River Severn.

Plastic bag charge to double to 10p in all shops

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:15am
The price rise for single-use bags will be extended to all businesses in England from 21 May.

US sends reinforcements for Afghan withdrawal

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:10am
Joe Biden has set the withdrawal deadline for 11 September, but it comes amid escalating violence.

Arsenal 'devastated' by Europa League exit but where does club go now?

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:04am
BBC Sport gathers reaction from the manager, players, pundits and more to gauge the mood after a disastrous night for Arsenal - and asks where the club goes from here.

Covid: Poor pupils fall further behind in maths

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:01am
The gap between poor pupils and their classmates is unlikely to narrow without intervention, researchers say.

Pregnant women struggling to get Covid vaccine, Stella Creasy says

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:01am
Clinics often cannot guarantee women can get the type of vaccine required when they book an appointment.

Covid and pregnancy - should you get the vaccine?

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:00am
As the Covid vaccine is rolled out to younger age groups, BBC News looks at what it means for anyone expecting a baby.

'They have guns but we have people': Inside Myanmar's Spring Revolution

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:00am
A musician and his sister in Yangon have been filming for the BBC in Myanmar, where the military seized power three months ago.

The Papers: 'Smash and crab' and cheap tests for British travellers

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 11:54pm
Friday's front pages focus on the protest by French fishermen in Jersey waters over post-Brexit rights.

Train named after Great Escape hero who 'inspired Steve McQueen'

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 11:37pm
Wing Cdr Ken Rees is said to have inspired Steve McQueen's character in the classic film.

Elections results 2021: Britain awaits results of bumper election day

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 11:29pm
Winners will be announced in the coming hours and days after 48 million people were able to vote.

Election 2021: When will we find out the results?

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 10:43pm
Millions of people have marked their ballots, but there could be a long wait this year.

Welsh election 2021: Queues as polls close for Welsh Parliament vote

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 10:37pm
Voting has closed for the Welsh Parliamentary elections after queues outside polling stations.

Scottish election 2021: Polls close in Scottish Parliament election

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 10:31pm
Ballots will be counted over two days with the final result for 129 seats at Holyrood expected on Saturday.

Sturgeon calls out 'fascist' candidate in tense confrontation

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 10:27pm
The SNP leader was confronted by former deputy leader of Britain First Jayda Fransen outside a polling station.

2021 elections: What are the results in my area?

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 10:06pm
National elections in Scotland and Wales and local elections in England took place on 6 May 2021.