You are here

Subscribe to BBC World News feed BBC World News
BBC News - Home
Updated: 2 hours 9 min ago

Covid: What is mass testing and how does it work?

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 12:14pm
Liverpool has the UK's first mass Covid testing pilot, with other high-risk areas to follow.

Priti Patel: Ministers have duty to stop bullying, says Johnson

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 12:09pm
Boris Johnson writes to ministers to stress importance of "mutual respect" after Priti Patel case.

Narwhal tusk hero a year on from London Bridge attack

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 11:01am
It's almost a year since Darryn Frost helped to stop a man who was on the rampage, stabbing people.

Oxford vaccine: How did they make it so quickly?

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 10:59am
Good fortune and scientific brilliance were behind the Covid-19 vaccine being developed so quickly.

Arsenal and Leeds condemn 'vile' social media abuse of Pepe and Alioski

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 10:13am
Arsenal and Leeds condemn the "vile" abuse directed at Nicolas Pepe and Ezgjan Alioski on social media after Sunday's draw at Elland Road.

'I am not sure if we will finish the season with 11 players' - Klopp urges broadcasters to fix schedule

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 10:01am
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, 23/11/2020 - 9:38am
Manly Warringah Sea Eagles player Keith Titmuss dies at the age of 20 after falling ill following a training session.

Cheers and tears as families reunite in Sydney

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 9:37am
Flights between New South Wales and Victoria reopened for the first time since July.

Covid-19: Daily coronavirus test plan to cut contacts' 14-day self-isolation

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 9:29am
Contacts of people with the virus will not need to quarantine if they test negative, the government says.

BBC Radio 2: Claudia Winkleman replaces Graham Norton on Saturday mornings

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 9:11am
The Strictly presenter said she was "gobsmacked" to be asked to host the Saturday morning show.

Covid-19: Oxford University vaccine shows 70% protection

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 8:50am
Other groups have reported higher protection, but the results are still seen as a triumph.

Covid vaccine update: When will one be ready?

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 8:24am
Hopes are rising that an effective vaccine against Covid-19 will be available soon.

Rangers go 11 points clear - is Celtic's perfect 10 now under real threat?

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 7:35am
BBC Scotland takes a look at Rangers' remarkable start to the campaign as Celtic drop points again.

Covid-19: Oxford vaccine, lockdown latest and Words of the Year

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 7:10am
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Monday morning.

'Lark's nan texted her saying she'd had to take her inhaler'

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 6:59am
In her fourth BBC Sport column England prop Shaunagh Brown talks about enticing fans with exciting wins, messages of support from Olympians and how her family keeps her grounded.

Why Guardiola's new contract could persuade Messi to join Man City

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 6:20am
Guillem Balague explains why Pep Guardiola signing a new two-year Manchester City contract could help persuade Lionel Messi to join from Barcelona.

Joshua Wong and fellow activists plead guilty in Hong Kong protests trial

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 5:13am
Mr Wong and two fellow activists are now facing jail for taking part in last year's protests.

Patrick Quinn: Ice Bucket Challenge activist dies aged 37

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 2:20am
Patrick Quinn, who had the incurable neurological disorder ALS, helped raise millions for charity.

Tributes to D-Day veteran who 'taught peace' to children

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 2:00am
A school in France is named after David Edwards for his work promoting peace and understanding.

OED Word of the Year expanded for 'unprecedented' 2020

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 1:58am
This year saw 'hundreds of significant new words' rather than just one, Oxford Dictionaries say.

Pages