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Lightning destroys roofs as storms end heatwave in southern England and Wales


Southern Britain is hit by torrential rain but there's a sunny start to school holidays further north.

Jul 24, 2021

Fatuma Kadir: Parents' plea to find missing Bolton schoolgirl, 11


The parents of Fatuma Kadir, who travelled from Manchester to London by train, say they are in "shock".

Jul 24, 2021

Daily tests not self-isolation for police, fire, borders, transport and freight staff


Police, fire, borders and transport staff are now eligible in England, with 200 new test centres promised.

Jul 24, 2021

Open water: Swimmers urged not to take chances


It is thought 28 people have lost their lives in open water during the recent hot weather.

Jul 24, 2021

Goole WW2 bomb: M62 closed as Army prepares to detonate device


Army bomb experts will carry out a controlled explosion of the device, found on a new housing estate.

Jul 24, 2021

Latitude festival: Magical, emotional... and a little bit frightening


Bands and fans describe the atmosphere at the UK's first full-capacity festival since 2019.

Jul 24, 2021

Esther Dingley: Partner informed of 'remains' find in Pyrenees


Esther Dingley disappeared on a solo walk near the France-Spain border in November.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid vaccine: Gareth Southgate urges young people to get jab


The England manager says vaccination is a chance to "get your freedom back".

Jul 24, 2021

Surfside tower collapse: No sign of final victim as Miami search ends


As the search for remains in the collapsed apartment block ends, one victim remains unaccounted for.

Jul 24, 2021

Tributes to Stoke-on-Trent man who died on trip to beach


The family of 21-year-old Hamza Mansoor have thanked "all the heroes" who tried to save him.

Jul 24, 2021

Australia Covid: Arrests at anti-lockdown protests


Thousands take to the streets in Sydney, with further protests in Melbourne and Brisbane.

Jul 24, 2021

Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signs new deal until 2024


Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signs a new deal with the club until 2024, with an option for a further year.

Jul 24, 2021

The young imam using Instagram to change opinions


Sabah Ahmedi wants to show imams can "have a laugh", have "a bit of banter" and "wear colourful socks".

Jul 24, 2021

Scarborough hotel owner couple helping homeless people


Jess and Andrew Waggitt opened their doors to vulnerable people during the pandemic and continue to do so.

Jul 24, 2021

DRC volcano: Reuniting children with families after the eruption


Children are still separated from parents, two months after a volcano erupted near Goma in DR Congo.

Jul 24, 2021

Tips from the Netherlands on how to build a nation of cyclists


Some tips from the Dutch Cycling Embassy on how to make bikes the easiest and safest way to travel.

Jul 24, 2021

'People have never seen anything like this before'


Live-streamed footage of a family of blue tits has had more than 41 million views online.

Jul 24, 2021

US fires: Inside a US fire truck driving through a wildfire


As burning ash pelts their vehicle, video shows firefighters in California drive through the flames.

Jul 24, 2021

Week in pictures: 17-23 July 2021


A selection of powerful images taken around the world this week.

Jul 24, 2021

Makina: the UK subculture you've probably never heard of


A leading MC says the music genre's return after Covid is going to be "something special".

Jul 24, 2021

Latitude Festival: 'It's so nice to get back into the festival vibe'


About 40,000 people are expected at this year's Latitude Festival each day.

Jul 24, 2021

Old: Critics split on M Night Shyamalan's new thriller


Old, the new film from M Night Shyamalan, sees the characters start to age at rapid speed.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid vaccines: Why a giant plastic bag shortage is slowing the rollout


A look at the critical vaccine components in short supply, as a new global marketplace is launched to tackle bottlenecks.

Jul 24, 2021

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: What's stopping aid getting in?


A renewed surge in fighting has made it ever more difficult for aid to reach areas in desperate need.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid: The holiday makers having to self-isolate abroad


Some holidaymakers who tested positive for Covid while abroad are having to stay and self-isolate.

Jul 24, 2021

Escape to Victory: The Ipswich footballers who made a cult classic


How did a group of Ipswich Town players end up starring in a film with Pele, Stallone and Caine?

Jul 24, 2021

Clubbing and Covid passports: 'Protect vulnerable people' or 'against civil liberties'?


Radio 1 Newsbeat chats to clubbers about having to have two jabs to go clubbing.

Jul 24, 2021

Face palm: When the emoji you want doesn't exist


There are about 3,000 emojis to choose from but what happens when the one you want isn't there?

Jul 24, 2021

Climate change, a coalmine and a town that needs jobs


In Cumbria, environmental concerns come into conflict with economic hopes.

Jul 24, 2021

Parents' fears over sexting and abuse among teenagers


A mother and a father reveal their shock at learning of their children's experiences of online sex.

Jul 24, 2021

Sarm Heslop: Missing woman's parents still have hope


Four months after she vanished, it is still not known what happened to Sarm Heslop.

Jul 24, 2021

Coronavirus: Was US money used to fund risky research in China?


What's the row about virus research in China between a prominent Republican and Dr Anthony Fauci?

Jul 24, 2021

What are the Delta, Gamma, Beta and Alpha Covid variants?


UK coronavirus cases are rising due to a variant first identified in India that spreads more easily.

Jul 24, 2021

Trading sex for cosmetic surgery in Mexico's narco capital


The influence of narcos has caused many women to undergo cosmetic surgery in Mexico's Sinaloa state.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Katarina Johnson-Thompson's battles with injury & self-doubt in pursuit of gold


How Katarina Johnson-Thompson tore up everything to claim world gold and will have to upset the odds once more to win in Tokyo.

Jul 24, 2021

What does a future-proofed home look like?


The technology exists to make homes more resilient to extreme weather, but it can be expensive.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Japanese artists reimagine countries as anime samurai


The creators have used the flags of competing nations as inspiration to design Japanese warriors.

Jul 24, 2021

Amy Winehouse: Could there be new music on the way?


Ten years after her death, Amy's parents say they want fans to hear CDs of her unreleased material.

Jul 24, 2021

'I thought rape isn't something that happens to men'


Support charities say male victims of sexual assault sometimes feel their experiences don't count.

Jul 24, 2021

Eating disorders: The terrible impact of the pandemic on the young


Admissions soared during the pandemic, and NHS bosses warn they are running out of beds.

Jul 24, 2021

Post Office scandal: What the Horizon saga is all about


The background to the cases of sub-postmasters whose convictions were based on evidence from faulty IT.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Adam Peaty eases through to 100m breaststroke semi-finals


Britain's world record holder and defending Olympic champion Adam Peaty qualifies for the semi-finals of the men's 100m breaststroke.

Jul 24, 2021

Olympic women's football: Team GB beat Japan to qualify for knockout stages


Great Britain guarantee their progress to the knockout stages of the Olympic women's football competition with victory over hosts Japan in Sapporo.

Jul 24, 2021

Ward scores on Olympic return as GB men win hockey opener


Great Britain's Sam Ward makes a dream return to Olympic action with a goal, 20 months after a serious eye injury.

Jul 24, 2021

GB's Thomas crashes as Carapaz wins road race gold


Geraint Thomas' medal hopes are dashed during fall in the men's road race as Ecuador's Richard Carapaz wins gold.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Adam Peaty reaches 100m breaststroke semi-final for GB


Britain's Adam Peaty continues his seven-year unbeaten streak in the 100m breaststroke by winning his qualifying heat with a time of 57.56 seconds.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Sam Ward, Liam Ansell and Jack Waller give GB win in opening hockey fixture


Watch highlights as Team GB beat South Africa 3-1 in their men's hockey opening fixture including goals from Sam Ward, Liam Ansell and Jack Waller.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Helen Glover and Polly Swann into semi-finals, Andy Murray and Joe Salisbury win


A shaky start for Helen Glover and Polly Swann but Andy Murray and Joe Salisbury win doubles opener.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: BBC TV schedule, radio and online coverage - times and channels


Full listings and coverage channels for the Tokyo Olympics across BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC radio and online.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: First gold of Games goes to China's Yang Qian in shooting


Chinese shooter Yang Qian wins the first gold of the Olympics but has to sing her anthem behind a mask and hang her own medal round her neck.

Jul 24, 2021

GB's defending champion Whitlock set to make pommel final


Great Britain's defending champion Max Whitlock reaches the pommel horse final at the Tokyo Olympics with a score of 14.900.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Table tennis 12-year-old Hend Zaza, gymnast Zou Jingyuan and 3x3 basketball - best moments


Watch some of the best moments from the opening events of the Tokyo Olympics including a 12-year-old table tennis player and debut of 3x3 basketball.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Syria's Hend Zaza, 12, is out, but hopes to inspire others


Youngest Olympian Hend Zaza, the 12-year-old Syrian table tennis star, wants to inspire others despite losing 4-0 in the preliminary round.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo 2020: How well do you know Olympic sports lingo?


Ever heard of a guppy hold? Know which sport would see a pancake used? Test how good your knowledge of Olympic lingo is.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Day-by-day guide to the key events, big stars and British medal hopes


Want to know what's happening when in Tokyo? Check out our comprehensive guide to all the action in Japan.

Jul 24, 2021

Polly Swann: Olympic rower on working the wards, training in her shed & unfinished business


BBC Scotland speaks to Olympic rower Polly Swann on juggling training for Tokyo with working in a surgical ward in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Watch best opening ceremony moments in two minutes


Watch all the best bits from the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony - including the best of the athletes' entrances and the lighting of the iconic Olympic flame by Naomi Osaka.

Jul 24, 2021

Team GB athletics - who are the medal hopes?


Who are Great Britain's big hopes and long shots to get on the podium in Tokyo? London 2012 Olympian and former world silver medallist Hannah England gives her view...

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce trying to reach 'great things'


Jamaican sprinter and two-time Olympic gold medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce aims to get to the "great things" at Tokyo 2020.

Jul 24, 2021

'What a sight!' - Drones light up above Olympic stadium


Watch as the sky above Japan's Olympic Stadium is illuminated by 1,800 drones for the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB enter the opening ceremony in Tokyo


Watch as Team GB enter the Olympic opening ceremony for Tokyo 2020, led by joint flagbearers Hannah Mills and Mohamed Sbihi.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Ten tear-jerking moments from the Olympics past


It isn't always the big names and blue-riband events that create all the memories. Here are 10 times the Olympics has set spines tingling and tears flowing

Jul 24, 2021

Olympic football: Men's players to watch at Tokyo 2020


Here is the lowdown on the biggest names and brightest stars looking to shine this summer in the men's Olympic football tournament.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Katie Archibald on her gold medal dreams & pressure


Cyclist Katie Archibald tells BBC Sport about her dreams of another gold medal and the pressure of helping Laura Kenny become Britain's best.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo 2020: Top 10 days for Team GB at the Olympics


BBC Sport selects the top 10 unmissable days for Team GB fans at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: How quiet rebel Naomi Osaka is changing Japan


Naomi Osaka's relationship with Japan has not always been easy, but change rarely is. How the face of the Games is changing the host nation.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?


Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid: What do under-30s need to know about the vaccine?


All over-18s can now get the Covid jab, but the government has criticised take-up among young people.

Jul 24, 2021

What are the rules and guidance for face masks and coverings from 19 July?


Masks are no longer compulsory in England, but remain necessary in Scotland and Wales.

Jul 24, 2021

Long Covid: What is it and what are the symptoms?


New research links as many as 200 different symptoms to the condition.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid map: Coronavirus cases, deaths, vaccinations by country


Key maps and charts explaining how the virus has spread around the world.

Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympic Games: When are they and how will Covid affect them?


The Tokyo Summer Olympics have begun, despite a surge in Covid cases in Japan.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid vaccine: How many people in the UK have been vaccinated so far?


The progress made in vaccinating the country's adult population, as more than 46 million people have received at least one dose.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid: Who has to self-isolate, which workers are exempt and what if I'm fully vaccinated?


A small number of named employees in key sectors will be exempt from some rules

Jul 24, 2021

Care homes worst hit by Covid – search the data


Figures from Care Quality Commission lay out the pandemic's 'devastating impact' on care homes in England.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid symptoms: Is it a cold or coronavirus?


With similar symptoms, deciding whether or not you need to get tested for coronavirus can be tricky.

Jul 24, 2021

Coronavirus: How does the NHS test-and-trace system and app work?


The contact tracing app could be changed to make it less sensitive, so it sends fewer alerts.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid rules from 19 July: What has changed?


Major changes to lockdown rules have taken effect in England and Scotland, but some restrictions remain.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid: Why is social distancing coming to an end?


Social distancing rules are changing across the UK.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid: When will I get the vaccine?


Vaccine experts recommend that a limited group of children should be offered Covid jabs ahead of winter.

Jul 24, 2021

'Covid passports': How can the NHS Covid Pass prove I've had both jabs?


Clubbers and people attending mass events in England will have to prove they've had both Covid jabs.

Jul 24, 2021

Beta coronavirus variant: What is the risk?


There are fears that this version of coronavirus, first identified in South Africa, is

Jul 24, 2021

What are the rules for travelling to green, amber and red list countries?


Fully jabbed adults don't have to self-isolate after visiting amber-list countries - except France.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid: Which children are being vaccinated and why?


Hundreds of thousands of children at higher risk from coronavirus infection will be offered a Covid vaccine in the UK.

Jul 24, 2021

What are the travel rules for Spain, Portugal, Malta and other holiday hotspots?


What you need to know about going to Portugal, Spain, Greece, France, Malta, Italy and Turkey.

Jul 24, 2021

Covid-19: Five ways to avoid catching the virus indoors


As social distancing restrictions end in England and ease in Scotland, good ventilation remains vital.

Jul 24, 2021

The EU vaccine 'passport' and what it means for travel


An EU vaccine "passport" is being introduced, enabling holders to prove they have been jabbed.

Jul 24, 2021

Coronavirus cure: What progress are we making on treatments?


Medical teams around the world are learning which medicines work best against Covid.

Jul 24, 2021

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