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Lockdown learning 'gulf' sparks call to treble pupil premium
Academy leader Steve Chalke says the government must act before poor children suffer "irrevocable damage".
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Sep-2020 01:15

Coronavirus: Children behind rising demand for tests in England
Three times as many children under nine were tested in early September as in the previous two weeks.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Sep-2020 01:15

Covid-19: Fewer than 0.1% fined for no masks on trains
Police said enforcement in the form of fixed penalty notices was only used as a "last resort".
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Sep-2020 01:12

Coronavirus: Two million deaths 'very likely' even with vaccine, WHO warns
A top health expert says an "unimaginable" death toll is possible, even if vaccines are developed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Sep-2020 00:46

Jorginho to Arsenal if Chelsea buy Rice - Saturday's gossip
Lampard wants Chelsea to make move for Rice, Tottenham in talks to sign Skriniar, Sevilla expect second Kounde offer from Man City, plus more.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Sep-2020 00:30

Amy Coney Barrett 'to be picked by Trump for Supreme Court'
The 48-year-old judge and former law professor from Indiana is a favourite of social conservatives.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Sep-2020 00:29

Croydon police officer shot dead named as Sgt Matt Ratana
Tributes are paid to the "much-loved" and "talented officer" who was killed in a London custody centre.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Sep-2020 00:14

I'm boxing Pacquiao next in the Middle East - McGregor
Conor McGregor says he is coming out of retirement for a boxing fight with Manny Pacquiao in the Middle East.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Sep-2020 00:14

Courtroom escape sends police officer flying down stairs
A deputy went down the stairs head first trying to catch the defendant as he made a run for it.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Sep-2020 00:03

The Papers: Suspect in police shooting 'on terror watch list'
The death of a Metropolitan Police officer in south London leads many of Saturday's newspapers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 23:49

Ukraine military plane crash: Cadets among at least 22 people killed
The aircraft, carrying air force cadets, was on a training flight when it came down near Kharkiv.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 23:48

Manchester Metropolitan University students forced into lockdown
Hundreds of students in two Manchester accommodation blocks must self-isolate for 14 days.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 23:43

Coronavirus: UK pledges £500m to global vaccine-sharing scheme
The PM will call on world leaders to set aside differences as he sets out plans to prevent future pandemics.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 23:35

Breonna Taylor case: ‘To be a black woman right now, it’s painful’
Activist and businesswoman Yandy Smith-Harris shares her reaction to the Breonna Taylor case decision.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 23:23

Paris attack: Stabbing near Charlie Hebdo office 'an act of terror'
Two people were seriously wounded near the former offices of satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 23:20

'If taking a knee continues, you can't ignore it'
Taking a knee before matches should carry on because "if it continues, you can't ignore it", says former Queens Park Rangers defender Nedum Onuoha.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 23:17

Huddersfield condemn Forest to worst start in 66 years
Huddersfield get their first win of 2020-21 and condemn Nottingham Forest to their worst league start for 66 years.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 23:07

All signs lead to Dele Alli leaving Tottenham - Jermaine Jenas
Former Tottenham midfielder Jermaine Jenas says "all the signs lead to" Dele Alli leaving the North London club.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 22:30

Breonna Taylor: Louisville police shooting suspect held on $1m bail
Larynzo Johnson, 26, is accused of shooting two policemen during protests for Breonna Taylor.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 22:00

Essex's Cook makes 172 but Bob Willis Trophy final still in balance
Sir Alastair Cook makes 172 as the Bob Willis Trophy final between Essex and Somerset remains in the balance.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 19:33

'The weather is so, so cold' - Nadal ready for 'tough' Paris conditions
Twelve-time champion Rafael Nadal says the colder weather at a delayed French Open will provide the toughest conditions he has faced in Paris.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 19:09

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Personal trainer honours her with push-ups by casket
The late Supreme Court justice's personal trainer pays his respects as she lies in state at the US Capitol.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 18:38

Auschwitz Memorial director offers to serve sentence for Nigeria 'blasphemy' boy
Polish historian says he will serve part of the jail term of a boy, 13, convicted of blasphemy in Nigeria.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 18:33

Sir David Attenborough breaks Jennifer Aniston's Instagram record
The broadcaster gains a million followers within five hours of joining the platform.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 18:03

Atletico Madrid sign Suarez from Barcelona
Atletico Madrid complete the signing of striker Luis Suarez from La Liga rivals Barcelona.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 17:53

David Cameron: How is his autobiography selling?
The ex-PM published his memoir last year - how does it measure up against books by other former leaders?
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 17:06

Covid: Worker fired for misusing test-and-trace details
The bus tour employee used Kat Kingsley's personal details to contact her without good cause.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 16:59

European Commission to challenge Apple tax bill verdict
EU court ruling that the tech giant does not have to pay hefty back taxes to Ireland goes back to court.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 15:53

French Open fans cut to 1,000 a day amid new Covid-19 restrictions
The French Open, which starts on Sunday, will now only be allowed to have 1,000 fans a day after new coronavirus restrictions were introduced in the country.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 13:15

UK borrowing soars in August as Covid costs mount
Public borrowing hit £35.9bn last month as the pandemic forces the government to borrow more money.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 13:15

Charlie Hebdo: Four hurt in stabbing near magazine's former office
Four people are hurt wounded in Paris near the scene of the deadly 2015 attack on the magazine.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 13:15

Covid: Coronavirus cases in England up 60% in a week
The Office for National Statistics said there was "clear evidence" of an increase in cases among younger age groups.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 13:15

Police officer shot dead at Croydon Custody Centre
The 23-year-old suspect is critically ill after turning the gun on himself at the Croydon centre.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 13:15

Tottenham handed Carabao Cup bye after Orient players test positive for coronavirus
Tottenham are awarded a bye into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup after their tie with Leyton Orient was called off.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 12:38

Disney sued over Toy Story 4 Evel Knievel 'knock-off'
The company is accused of basing its Duke Caboom character on the 1970s stuntman without permission.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 12:37

Tesco joins Morrisons to limit sales of some items
Limits on loo roll and flour are back as supermarkets act to prevent a repeat of March's panic buying.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 12:29

Mine-detecting rat receives prestigious gold medal
Mine-detecting rat, Magawa, has sniffed out dozens of landmines and unexploded munitions in Cambodia.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 12:23

Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes first woman to lie in state in US capitol
Thousands have already paid their respects as she lay in repose outside the Supreme Court this week.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 12:03

Covid-hit university students: 'Why have they sent us here?'
Students caught up in a spate of Covid outbreaks questioned why university residences were allowed to open.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 11:53

Nadal back & chasing 20th Grand Slam at unfamiliar-looking French Open
Rafael Nadal returns to Grand Slam tennis, Andy Murray is back on clay and Serena Williams goes again for a 24th major when the French Open starts on Sunday.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 11:49

Lizzo says body positivity has become too 'commercialised' and 'cool'
Pop star Lizzo says the movement has been hijacked by those who don't need to benefit from it.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 11:44

The threat of 'vaccine nationalism'
Ros Atkins looks at why vaccine nationalism is a growing concern in the global effort to tackle Covid-19.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 11:44

Taio Cruz quits TikTok after 'suicidal thoughts'
The pop star says he deleted his account after "hateful videos" affected his mental health.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 11:42

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank expecting a baby, Buckingham Palace says
She says she and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, are "so excited" about the child, due early next year.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 11:36

Valtteri Bottas fastest in first Russia practice
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas is fastest in an incident-packed first practice session at the Russian Grand Prix.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 11:35

Bah Ndaw: Mali to swear in civilian interim leader after coup
The ex-defence minister was picked by the coup leader to head a transitional government until elections.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 11:26

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