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India Covid-19 second wave: Shortage of oxygen, beds and even cremation slots
A deadly second wave has overrun hospitals and crematoriums in India.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 01:16

George Floyd: Jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty of murder
Derek Chauvin knelt on the neck of African-American George Floyd for over nine minutes last May.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 01:16

European Super League: All six Premier League teams withdraw from competition
All six Premier League teams involved in the European Super League formally withdraw from the competition.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 01:15

Coronapas: The passport helping Denmark open up after Covid
Football fans, museums and restaurants are opening up, but Danes will have to show a corona passport.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 01:15

Oscars 2021: The lowdown on the international feature nominees
The five films cover diverse topics from bullying, a drinking experiment, and the horror of war.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 01:14

‘My sister took her life waiting for abusive ex-partner to face trial’
Gemma Robinson died just days before she was due to see her ex-partner in court.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 01:13

CEO Secrets: 'No money is better than the wrong money'
CEO Augustin Celier says he was tempted by a €500,000 loan "but it could have ruined our company".
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 01:11

Shanghai Auto Show: Five electric car brands to look out for in China
Robin Brant talks through five companies showcasing electric vehicles at the Shanghai Auto Show.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 01:11

Surfer reunited with big wave board discovered 2,700km away
Danny Griffiths was stunned when a surfboard he had lost four years earlier turned up 2,700km away.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 01:03

London elections: 'I don't feel welcome in this city'
Accessible transport campaigner Katie Pennick says a lack of progress by consecutive London mayors has left her feeling "unwelcome".
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 01:02

The beauty ideal fuelling an illicit drugs trade
For Altou, a 19-year-old model, having a ‘slim thick’ body is the key to getting more likes and more work.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 01:02

Derek Chauvin trial: 'Change has come'
The BBC's Larry Madowo talks to an activist at George Floyd square in Minneapolis.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 00:54

Mourinho in running for Celtic job - Wednesday's gossip column
Jose Mourinho is linked with Celtic and Valencia while Paris St-Germain's Kylian Mbappe is house hunting in Madrid amid links with Real, plus more.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 00:20

Chelsea go fourth in draw with Brighton on dramatic night for European football
Chelsea draw with Brighton to climb into the Champions League places on a dramatic night for the future of European football.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2021 00:13

Chelsea 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion: European Super League talk affected me and players - Thomas Tuchel
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel says constant talk of a proposed European Super League among his players may have affected their performance as they drew 0-0 with Brighton.
bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 23:54

Bat Out Of Hell composer Jim Steinman dies
The writer and producer, who worked with Meat Loaf, Celine Dion and Bonnie Tyler, was 73.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 23:50

George Floyd: Crowd outside court reacts to Derek Chauvin guilty verdicts
People gathered outside court in Minneapolis erupt in cheers as the jury's verdicts are read out.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 23:37

George Floyd: Jury returns guilty verdicts in Derek Chauvin trial
After less than a day of deliberation, jurors find Derek Chauvin guilty of all charges over George Floyd's death.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 23:26

Johnny Mercer: Tory MP resigns as defence minister
The Tory MP criticises the scope of a law designed to protect veterans from unfounded prosecutions.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 22:47

Former champion Bingham wins delayed deciding frame to beat Ding
Former champion Stuart Bingham wins a delayed deciding frame to end world number nine Ding Junhui's hopes of a first World Championship title.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 22:39

Ed Woodward: Manchester United executive vice-chairman to stand down at end of 2021
Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward will step down from his role at the end of 2021.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 22:31

Downing Street scraps plans for White House-style press briefings
After spending £2.6m on the new briefing room, it will now be used by Boris Johnson and officials instead.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 22:09

No new smart motorways without additional safety measures
Any motorway without a hard shoulder will need to have radar technology to detect stopped vehicles.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 22:06

Grenfell Tower inquiry: We had no escape route, say disabled residents
Disabled people tell the inquiry no-one discussed with them how they would escape in a fire.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 21:56

Smith's role as England national selector abolished
Ed Smith's role as England national selector has been abolished, with team selection becoming the responsibility of head coach Chris Silverwood.
bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 20:36

Idriss Déby obituary: End of Chad's 'Great Survivor'
Killed by rebels, the Chadian president's three decades in power were defined by battles.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 20:26

Covid: Plan for pills to treat virus at home by autumn
Antiviral medicines could be another tool to fight an anticipated third wave, Boris Johnson says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 20:11

Who are the rivals to lead Germany after Chancellor Merkel?
The Greens' candidate is the only woman, up against some veteran male politicians.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 19:49

Princess Latifa: UN calls for 'concrete' proof of life from UAE
Human rights experts urge the UAE to provide "evidence" the daughter of Dubai's ruler is still alive.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 18:08

Fishmongers' Hall porter 'stabbed Usman Khan with spear'
Lukasz Koczocik describes how he went "face to face" with the Fishmongers' Hall knife attacker.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 18:01

Johnson & Johnson vaccine: EU regulator says blood clot very rare side effect
The EU's drugs regulator says the benefits of the Covid-19 vaccine still outweigh the risks.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 17:59

RFU backs Jones as England coach after review
Eddie Jones is backed to continue as England head coach after a review into the team's disappointing fifth-place finish in the Six Nations.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 16:25

Deer graze on east London housing estate
Surprised residents wake up to find a herd of deer grazing on their doorstep.
bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 16:02

New species of dinosaur unearthed in Chile's Atacama desert
Scientists found remains of the sauropod in rocks from what is today the Atacama desert.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 13:22

ESL clubs must live with consequence of their choice - Fifa boss
Gianni Infantino "strongly disapproves" of the European Super League and says the 12 clubs will have to live with the consequences of their actions.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 13:20

France seeks conspiracy theorist over kidnapping
Police issue an international warrant after a little French girl is abducted and rescued.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 13:20

Chad's President Idriss Déby dies 'in clashes with rebels'
Idriss Déby dies just hours after provisional election results set him on course for a sixth term.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 13:20

Super League will 'save football' - Real president
The European Super League has been created "to save football", says Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 13:18

Asda takeover 'could lead to higher petrol prices'
Prices could rise in some parts of the UK after the supermarket's takeover, the competition watchdog says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 13:15

'Legend' Annie Mac is leaving BBC Radio 1 after 17 years
Clara Amfo will take the DJ's Future Sounds slot, while Diplo will also leave the radio station.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 13:15

European Super League: 'No action off the table' over breakaway group - No 10
The government will take "whatever action necessary" to stop the plans, Downing Street says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 13:15

'Oldest' penguin celebrates 31st birthday
Rosie, now 31, is described as a "grand old lady" by staff at the Yorkshire zoo where she lives.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 13:06

Covid-19: India red list add 'may be too late', Prof Mark Walport says
There are "good reasons" for keeping the new variant out of the UK, scientist Prof Mark Walport says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 12:35

Germany CDU: Armin Laschet backed by Merkel party in chancellor race
Armin Laschet wins the backing of the CDU executive for the chancellor's job in September's elections.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 12:26

Wythenshawe rape: Woman attacked by group of men in park
The victim, aged in her 20s, was attacked in a Manchester park shortly after midnight.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 12:07

Aldi brings back Cuthbert the Caterpillar cake for charity
Aldi's controversial cake is the subject of legal action by M&S, which alleges copyright infringement.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Apr-2021 12:02

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