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Covid: Travel changes too late to halt potential new wave - scientist


The return of pre-departure Covid tests for travellers to the UK will come into force on Tuesday.

Dec 5, 2021

Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: National inquiry into boy's death


Lessons will be learnt to protect other children from such evil crimes, the government says.

Dec 5, 2021

Storm Arwen: Business secretary says power cuts unacceptable


The electricity supplier for the North East says 3,900 homes are still without power.

Dec 5, 2021

Pope condemns treatment of migrants in Europe


Visiting a camp in Greece, Francis called on Europe to take responsibility for the situation.

Dec 5, 2021

Prince William reveals emotional toll of air ambulance rescues


The Duke of Cambridge recalls taking home other people's "sadness" when he was a pilot.

Dec 5, 2021

Chris Cuomo: CNN fires presenter over help he gave politician brother


The star TV host is sacked over efforts to help his brother defend himself against sexual harassment claims.

Dec 5, 2021

Pacific Ocean garbage patch is immense plastic habitat


Researchers discover coastal species living on debris miles from their natural surroundings.

Dec 5, 2021

Grenfell Tower: Hamilton says F1 deal with firm nothing to do with him


His F1 team Mercedes has been criticised for partnering with Kingspan, a firm linked to Grenfell Tower.

Dec 5, 2021

Afghanistan: Taliban warned against targeting former security forces


US and allies "deeply concerned" about human rights abuses against former Afghan security forces.

Dec 5, 2021

Trump social media firm raises $1bn from investors


The former US president is working to launch a social media app called Truth Social early next year.

Dec 5, 2021

Barry Sheerman: Longest-serving Labour MP to step down


Barry Sheerman says he is looking forward to spending more time with his family.

Dec 5, 2021

Indonesia volcano: Rescuers race to find survivors of Indonesia eruption


At least 13 people are dead and dozens injured after Mt Semeru erupted on Indonesia's Java island.

Dec 5, 2021

Head and Starc to play in first Ashes Test


Middle-order batter Travis Head and left-arm bowler Mitchell Starc will play for Australia in the first Ashes Test against England in Brisbane on Wednesday.

Dec 5, 2021

'I balanced a Mini on my head'


A head balancer wants to break his 100th world record before retirement.

Dec 5, 2021

Newspaper headlines: Covid pill rollout, and families' 'fury' at No 10


Sunday's papers include reports the first at-home Covid treatment could be offered before Christmas.

Dec 5, 2021

South Africa: The rape survivor who convicts rapists


Rape survivor Sgt Catherine Tladi has secured several convictions for rape in South Africa's courts.

Dec 5, 2021

Norwich: 'Mr Christmas' installs 16,000 lights on his house


Mark Abbott is raising money for a charity that helped him when he was homeless 15 years ago.

Dec 5, 2021

Ros Atkins on… America’s abortion divide


How abortion rights in the US look likely to be changed by a conservative majority Supreme Court.

Dec 5, 2021

Football fans clap in tribute to Arthur


Saturday's match between Birmingham City and Millwall paused at the six minute mark so fans could pay tribute.

Dec 5, 2021

Fraud: 'I had £18,000 stolen after my drink was spiked'


Fraudsters appear to be adopting the "sinister" tactic of spiking drinks to steal money, campaigners warn.

Dec 5, 2021

Mandatory vaccinations: Three reasons for and against


Blanket vaccination mandates are on the agenda but do they work and what are their costs?

Dec 5, 2021

I'm A Celebrity: 'Keep show in UK to help climate change'


ITV is urged to "set an example" by not flying celebrities to Australia and to base itself in Wales.

Dec 5, 2021

Hand cycling has given me my freedom back


Amputee Neil Russell is planning to embark on a challenge to cycle around Scotland on his hand bike.

Dec 5, 2021

Ghislaine Maxwell trial: Key moments from the first week


Ghislaine Maxwell is accused of grooming girls for abuse by late paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Dec 5, 2021

Women's FA Cup final: The preparation and superstition


Radio 1 Newsbeat speaks to Chelsea stars Erin Cuthbert and Millie Bright about the final.

Dec 5, 2021

Weakest Link: Romesh Ranganathan 'not trying to emulate' Anne Robinson


Comedian Romesh Ranganathan is set to host a rebooted version of the BBC One quiz show.

Dec 5, 2021

Saudi Arabia Grand Prix: A race for equal rights


As F1 races in Saudi Arabia, can it be a positive thing for female and LGBT rights?

Dec 5, 2021

MH370: Could missing Malaysian Airlines plane finally be found?


A British engineer believes he may help solve one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries.

Dec 5, 2021

Parag Agrawal: Why Indian-born CEOs dominate Silicon Valley


Parag Agrawal, Twitter's new CEO, is the latest of several Indian-Americans leading global tech firms.

Dec 5, 2021

Ready for power: Team Scholz promises a new Germany


Next week will see a handover of power from the Merkel era and this is what to expect.

Dec 5, 2021

Will the Conservatives hold on to traditionally-safe North Shropshire seat?


The BBC's Jonathan Blake talks to voters in the West Midlands constituency ahead of the by-election.

Dec 5, 2021

Why Ugandan troops have entered DR Congo - again


Previous incursions have led to accusations of looting and abuse, so will it be different this time?

Dec 5, 2021

Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: What were the opportunities missed to save him?


Social services are facing questions about their actions before Arthur Labinjo-Hughes was killed.

Dec 5, 2021

'Rock star' pandas - not exactly a love story


They arrived like rock stars 10 years ago and their love life has been the source of endless speculation.

Dec 5, 2021

Obituary: Sir Antony Sher, a giant of the stage


The South African actor went from feeling like an impostor to becoming a giant of the British stage.

Dec 5, 2021

The 'kind heart' who gave an Afghan family a new home


An interpreter who had to flee Afghanistan is given a new home by a woman who was moved by his plight.

Dec 5, 2021

South Africa battles Omicron fear and vaccine myths


The new variant threatens to overshadow the holiday season as campaigners fight vaccine fears.

Dec 5, 2021

Storm Arwen: Surviving seven days of winter without electricity


The stories from Scotland and the north of England of those with no power a week after Storm Arwen.

Dec 5, 2021

Is Omicron more harmful than other Covid variants? And other questions


Covid rules have been strengthened in response to concern over the newly-identified Omicron variant.

Dec 5, 2021

Coronavirus treatments: What progress is being made?


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

Dec 5, 2021

Covid: What are the social distancing rules across the UK?


Some companies are cancelling Christmas parties over Omicron fears, but what do the rules say?

Dec 5, 2021

Omicron: How are Covid rules and booster jabs changing?


Covid rules are being strengthened in response to the Omicron variant

Dec 5, 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.

Dec 5, 2021

Covid vaccine: How many people are vaccinated in the UK?


A look at the progress made in vaccinating the country's population, as more than 51 million people have received at least one dose.

Dec 5, 2021

New Omicron variant: Are low vaccination rates in South Africa a factor?


Has the slow rollout of vaccines in southern Africa allowed coronavirus mutations to develop?

Dec 5, 2021

Omicron: What are England's mask rules now?


Face coverings are a legal requirement again in England in shops and on public transport.

Dec 5, 2021

What are the Covid variants and will vaccines still work?


A new Covid variant has emerged that looks worryingly different to the one vaccines were designed to fight.

Dec 5, 2021

Omicron: How do you detect it?


Swabs from PCR tests can help identify omicron, but genetic analysis is needed to confirm it.

Dec 5, 2021

Covid: Who can have a booster jab and how can you get one?


All UK adults will be offered a Covid booster, and 12-15-year-olds will be offered a second jab.

Dec 5, 2021

Omicron: What are the new Covid rules for travelling to the UK?


There are now pre and post arrival tests for travellers to the UK.

Dec 5, 2021

Omicron: How are pupils being kept Covid-safe?


Secondary pupils in England and Wales are being asked to start wearing masks in school again.

Dec 5, 2021

Omicron: Do travel bans work against new Covid variants?


What is the evidence that travel restrictions could stop the spread of coronavirus?

Dec 5, 2021

Covid vaccine: Can US troops be punished for refusing the jabs?


The US military has said that America's 2.1 million soldiers and sailors must all get the vaccine.

Dec 5, 2021

Channel disaster: A father's anguish, a missing family


Rizgar Hussein hasn't heard from his family since the Channel disaster on Wednesday.

Dec 5, 2021

The gangs enticing migrants to cross the English Channel


The BBC has uncovered evidence showing that smugglers are still telling migrants it is safe to cross.

Dec 5, 2021

Channel migrants: Johnson under pressure to reduce small boat crossings


Lives remain at risk, but as the crisis persists, the greater the political risks for the PM too.

Dec 5, 2021

Channel tragedy: Scramble to identify dead off Calais


At least 27 people died trying to reach the UK by boat. Officials are trying to find their identities.

Dec 5, 2021

Why do migrants leave France and try to cross the English Channel?


Rising numbers of migrants are trying to cross the English Channel in small boats.

Dec 5, 2021

Channel migrants: Why politics is dominating the debate on migrants


UK-French rivalry is making a common solution difficult, says the BBC's Europe Editor Katya Adler.

Dec 5, 2021

Channel deaths: What do we know so far?


There are many unanswered questions following the deaths of 27 people. Here is what we know so far.

Dec 5, 2021

Why Iraqi Kurds risk their lives to reach the West


What drives people to make the perilous journey, which for many has ended in death?

Dec 5, 2021

Channel migrants: What happens to people crossing to the UK?


Record numbers of migrants have been crossing the English Channel in boats in recent months.

Dec 5, 2021

‘It’s like hell in here’: The struggle to save Afghanistan's starving babies


Doctors in Afghanistan’s crisis-hit hospitals are caring for their patients in almost impossible conditions.

Dec 5, 2021

Stanley Menzo: Ajax's former goalkeeper on dealing with racism in Dutch game


Stanley Menzo would encounter racism almost every week on the football pitch. When a young man abused him to his face, he struck back.

Dec 5, 2021

Migrant crisis: The Channel beaches that host a lethal trade in human hope


The journeys migrants make across the Channel are book-ended with beaches that tell the story of the crisis.

Dec 5, 2021

The ‘cocaine collectors’ retrieving smuggled drugs in Rotterdam


Young criminals are risking their lives to retrieve drugs smuggled into the Netherlands amongst freight arriving from Latin America.

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