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Coronavirus: Search for source of UK-infected case
Officials are trying to find out how a man in Surrey caught Covid-19 - and trace those he met.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 13:16

Home Office boss quits over 'campaign against him'
Priti Patel's top civil servant intends to claim against the government for constructive dismissal.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 13:16

Five Serie A matches postponed over coronavirus
Five Serie A matches this weekend have been postponed because of coronavirus, including Juventus' game at home to Inter Milan.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 13:12

Syria war: Turkey says thousands of migrants have crossed to EU
President Erdogan "opened the doors" for them to exit, saying his country can no longer host them.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 13:05

Teams 'shocked' and 'angry' at Ferrari engine inquiry 'settlement'
Rival F1 teams have expressed "shock" and "anger" at the FIA's conclusion to an investigation into Ferrari's 2019 engine.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 13:02

Coronavirus: Unexplained West Coast cases raise fears in US
Three cases involving people with no connection with affected countries are found on the West Coast.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 12:59

Storm Jorge: Flood-hit areas braced for more severe weather
A yellow weather warning for wind is in place for much of the UK, with about 90 flood warnings issued.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 12:58

Body found on M25 after 'hit and run'
Police said a 36-year-old woman was found dead close to junction 9.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 12:54

Snake eats towel: A vet explains her strangest day at work
Dr Olivia Clarke saved the life of Monty, an 18-year-old jungle carpet python who had managed to swallow a whole beach towel.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 12:27

Three die in dry-ice incident at Moscow pool party
Dry ice was poured into the baths at an Instagram influencer's birthday party, media reports say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 12:16

Beckham's Inter Miami - the team with fanatical ultras who have not played a game yet
When Inter Miami begin life in MLS this weekend they will bring something familiar - but very different - to the United States' top flight.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 11:18

Cyclist Morkov felt 'really guilty' he might have had coronavirus and then passed it on
Michael Morkov says he felt "really guilty" he might have had coronavirus and then passed it on after travelling to the Track Cycling World Championships from the UAE Tour.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 10:40

Wilder says he will 'rise like a phoenix from the ashes and regain title'
Former world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says he will "rise like a phoenix from the ashes and regain the title".
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 10:19

Women's T20 World Cup: Shafali Verma scores 47 in India's win over Sri Lanka
India's 16-year-old opener Shafali Verma smashes 47 off 34 balls as the Group A leaders beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in Melbourne.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 09:11

Leap Year Day: 'I planned an £800K marriage proposal'
It's the one day when women are apparently more likely to pop the question.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 09:09

Women's T20 World Cup: India beat Sri Lanka to secure Group A top spot
India secure top spot in Group A of the Women's T20 World Cup with a dominant seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in Melbourne.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 08:18

'Sancho's dribbling & Foden's touch' - Morgan Gibbs-White builds his perfect player
Wolves midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White builds his perfect player, made up of the best attributes of his team-mates.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 07:21

Coronavirus: Misinformation and false medical advice spreads in Iran
Misleading content and conspiracy theories appear on Iranian social media.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 07:07

Free transport in Luxembourg, but what's the cost?
One aim is to get cars off the road and ease traffic congestion but critics see it as a PR stunt.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 04:53

Slovakia election: Double murder haunts voters
The murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée convulsed Slovak politics.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 04:51

Rescuing pets abandoned in China
Activists are struggling to keep up as pet owners fall ill, are quarantined or abandon their animals.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 03:40

Kizito Mihigo: The Rwandan gospel singer who died in a police cell
Rwandan genocide survivor Kizito Mihigo, hailed as a national talent, was later accused of treason.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 03:27

Delhi riots: Muslim women recall horror of Molotov cocktails and arson
Religious violence in the Indian capital has left thousands staring at a bleak future.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 03:24

Most graduates still gain financially from degrees
One in five would have been better off not going to university, says research.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 02:15

Fish oil supplements offer 'little or no benefit' against cancer
Research suggests omega-3 supplements may not be as beneficial as previously suggested.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 02:12

Margaret Thatcher: Former PM named outfits after Gorbachev and Reagan
The ex-PM christened her wardrobe, papers show, with references to Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 02:04

Could deepfakes be used to train office workers?
A consultancy that makes business training videos is advertising for a "deepfake expert".
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:59

Syria war: Refugees eye Europe as Turkey hits breaking point
Turkey says it is no longer preventing Syrians from leaving for Europe - and the refugees want to move.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:57

Saving the banana
Scientists around the world are working on ideas that could stop banana crops being wiped out by Panama disease.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:49

Coronavirus: 'I've been waiting four days for NHS 111 to call'
People returning from travel report delays and contradictions when they seek coronavirus advice.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:42

What are the chances of dying from coronavirus?
The current best guess of a 1% death rate does not apply to everyone.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:40

Why are Scottish councils closing their outdoor centres?
Residential centres have given generations of schoolchildren a taste of outdoor life, but more are set to close this year.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:34

Week in Pictures: 22-28 February
A gallery selection of news photographs taken around the world this week.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:33

Leap Year: What it's like being born on 29 February?
People around the world tell us what it's like being born on 29 February.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:17

Making chopsticks into house furnishings
ChopValue collects 350,000 used bamboo chopsticks from Vancouver restaurants every week.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:16

How calisthenics helped a former raver kickstart a new lifestyle
A former raver says calisthenics helped her through a difficult time and kickstarted a new lifestyle.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:10

The decade that shattered trust in politics
Laura Kuenssberg explores the scandals that shook faith in elites at the start of the 21st century.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:08

Coronavirus: Latest patient was first to be infected in UK
It is unclear how the Surrey man caught the virus, with no obvious link to overseas travel, officials say.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:07

Walkout as Polanksi wins 'best director' at Césars
The Polish-French director is wanted in the US for the statutory rape of a 13-year-old in the 1970s.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:06

Latvia railway: Why I love living in an old train station
Milda Romanova's home is an old rail station, and at 88 she still loves all things trains.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:03

Mexico Open: Heather Watson reaches WTA final in Acapulco
Britain's Heather Watson is one win away from her first WTA title in almost four years after beating China's Wang Xiyu to reach the Mexican Open final.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:01

Trump urges Afghans to seize opportunity for peace
A deal will be signed with the Taliban on Saturday as the US prepares to exit Afghanistan.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 00:31

What does Trump's new Denaturalisation Section do?
Critics are concerned by the rise in denaturalisation cases brought by the Trump administration.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 00:31

The Papers: 'War on virus' with emergency laws
The front pages continue to be dominated by the impact of the coronavirus on the UK.
bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 00:01

Lewis goal gives Norwich new hope of staying up
Jamal Lewis' excellent long-range strike gives Norwich City a fifth win of the season and moves them closer to safety.
bbc.co.uk | 28-Feb-2020 23:43

Coronavirus: 'Self-isolating will cost me £600'
Alex is back from a trip to Tenerife and is trying to help cut the risk of spreading coronavirus.
bbc.co.uk | 28-Feb-2020 23:13

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