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Diego Maradona: World mourns Argentine football great
Fans around the world gather to pay tribute to one of the greatest players of all time.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 13:18

Covid-19: England's regional tiers being announced
Details of restrictions for local authority areas in England are set out by the government.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 13:15

Rishi Sunak: I have to make tough choices on public pay
The chancellor said that he could not justify a wage rise for all public sector workers.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 13:07

Coronavirus pandemic: Germany seeks EU deal to close ski resorts
Germany and Italy want slopes closed until January, but the EU is yet to reach an agreement.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 13:07

Brisbane Heat collapse as Sydney Thunder reach Women's Big Bash final
Sydney Thunder pull off a remarkable 12-run win over Brisbane Heat to set up a Women's Big Bash League final against Melbourne Stars.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 13:07

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: PM declares assault on regional capital Mekelle
PM Abiy Ahmed says the military will try not to harm civilians and urges people to stay at home.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 13:02

Coronavirus infections levelling during England lockdown
But in Scotland infection rates appear to be rising, according to Office for National Statistics data.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 12:57

Covid in Scotland: Eight-person limit for Christmas bubbles
Government guidance says the bubbles should contain a maximum of eight people over the age of 11.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 12:56

Diego Maradona: Thousands bid farewell as Argentina grieves
Fans pay their final respects to the late football legend at Argentina's presidential palace.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 12:52

Wales v England: George Ford returns to starting XV
Fly-half George Ford returns to the starting XV for England's Autumn Nations Cup match with Wales in Llanelli on Saturday.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 12:38

Diego Maradona dies: Guillem Balague on 'the magician, the cheat, the god, the flawed genius'
Guillem Balague has spent much of 2020 working on a Diego Maradona book - and it has opened his eyes about a man he thought he already knew.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 12:01

Turkey court jails officers over 2016 coup plot
Air force pilots are among military staff jailed for trying to topple President Erdogan.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 11:44

Jacob Collier: The Grammy nominee making music in his childhood bedroom
Jacob Collier is up for Album of the Year against Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 11:32

Covid-19: US Supreme Court backs religious groups over New York caps
It is one of the first major rulings since conservative Justice Amy Coney Barrett joined the court.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 11:01

Domestic abuse: Six women murdered after reporting partner
The brother of one of the women calls for tougher laws to protect victims.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 10:56

Hate crime probe launched into Telford school attack
Police are looking into the "incredibly distressing incident" outside a school in Telford.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 10:54

North Korea defectors: Loose screws at border blamed for gymnast crossing
A former gymnast is thought to have jumped across the border fence undetected to flee to the South.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 09:10

Covid: Pakistan cricket squad quarantined after positive tests in New Zealand
The whole squad is quarantined following six positives, after some members "contravened protocols".
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 08:47

Mike Tyson v Roy Jones Jr: Is this fight what boxing fans actually want to see?
BBC Sport speaks to boxers, pundits and vloggers before Saturday's exhibition fight between retired former world champions 'Iron' Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 07:17

The papers: Maradona in 'hands of God' and economic 'emergency'
The death of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona dominates Thursday's newspaper front pages.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 06:33

Cho Ju-bin: 40 years jail for South Korean chatroom sex abuse group leader
South Korean Cho Ju-bin ran a group which blackmailed girls into sharing sexual videos.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 05:16

Ex-Great Ormond Street porter Paul Farrell, 55, faces sex charges
Paul Farrell, 55, of Camden, north London, is accused of 84 offences including rape and attempted rape.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 04:31

Edith Whiskers: How an imaginary gran got millions of Spotify streams
The strange story of a chart topping cartoon nan and her TikTok success.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 03:50

'What caring for my mum taught me about caring for my son'
The pandemic has made it harder for carers to get any respite. So who looks after them?
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 03:49

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Prisoner in touch with bomber to be released
Abdalraouf Abdallah, convicted of terror offences, has refused to discuss his relationship with Salman Abedi.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 02:35

Dogs in turmoil as lockdown fuels demand for pets
Concerns mount over puppies bought during lockdown as owners struggle to cope.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 02:17

Why don't Facebook and Apple like each other?
Relations between the two companies are at an all-time low.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 02:13

Tigray crisis: How the Ethiopian army and TPLF clashed over an airport
With communications largely cut to the Tigray region, both sides in the conflict are trying to control the narrative.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:57

Chile's Mapuche indigenous group fights for rights
The Mapuche make up 12% of Chile's population but are not recognised in the country's constitution.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:52

Is the era of the Hollywood blockbuster over?
Has Covid put an end to big budget film-making, or will busy cinemas in Asia give Hollywood hope?
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:50

Why France may ban discrimination against accents
A French MP wants to push back against the traditional Parisian disdain for regional voices.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:48

Covid: US doctor's video simulates what dying patient sees
This doctor made a video simulating what a dying Covid patient sees - to urge people to wear masks.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:46

Coronavirus and gender: More chores for women set back gains in equality
Women take on the burden of unpaid chores during Covid, UN data shows, threatening gender equality.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:38

Black Friday: Why bots will beat you to in-demand gifts
Black Friday and Christmas shopping are here - but it may be harder than ever to snag what you want.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:15

Belarus: The woman sacrificing everything for her country’s freedom
Three months on from the Belarus election, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya reflects on how her life has changed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:09

Covid: Pub industry tells the PM it faces 'darkest of moments'
More than 50 executives call for evidence justifying industry's Covid restrictions to be published.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:09

Long Covid: How knowledge of ME could help sufferers
Evan was diagnosed with ME in 2017, and she believes her experience can support long Covid sufferers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:03

Yemen: Growing up in a war-torn country
Yemen is labelled the "the world's worst humanitarian crisis" and 60% of its population is under 25.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:01

Marcus Rashford: Special BBC award at Sports Personality show for Man Utd forward
England and Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford will be given a special award at next month's BBC Sports Personality show.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 01:00

Tributes pour in for football great Maradona
Three days of mourning begin in Argentina as tributes pour in for Diego Maradona, one of the greatest footballers of all time, who died on Wednesday.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 00:58

Fantastic Beasts: Mads Mikkelson replaces Johnny Depp
Depp, who played Gellert Grindelwald, left the franchise this month after losing a libel case.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 00:50

Michael Flynn: Trump pardons ex-national security adviser
Michael Flynn was among former aides convicted in an investigation into Russian election interference.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 00:36

Liverpool 0-2 Atalanta: Visitors enjoy surprise Champions League win at Anfield
Atalanta score twice in four minutes to deliver a surprise victory over Liverpool at Anfield in the Champions League.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 00:23

Arsenal offered cut-price Eriksen deal - Thursday's gossip
Arsenal offered Eriksen, Inter target Giroud deal, Everton monitoring Tottenham trio, plus more.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Nov-2020 00:21

Biden Thanksgiving speech: We're at war with the virus, not each other
US President-elect Joe Biden calls for an end to division in a speech for the Thanksgiving holiday.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Nov-2020 22:55

British-Australian lecturer released by Iran
Kylie Moore-Gilbert thanks those who worked towards her release, which Iran says was a prisoner exchange.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Nov-2020 22:51

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