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Coronavirus: Pubs and hairdressers reopen as England's lockdown eases


Midnight haircuts as coronavirus restrictions ease - but people are urged to be "tremendously cautious".

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Widnes couple say 'I do' after clock strikes midnight


Louise Arnold and Jennifer Wilson are believed to be the first couple to marry after measures eased.

Jul 4, 2020

BBC's Chris Mason has haircut live on air


Correspondent Chris Mason has haircut live on air as lockdown measures ease for barbers in England.

Jul 4, 2020

Earl Cameron: British film and TV star actor dies aged 102


Earl Cameron, who died aged 102, was one of the first black actors to star on screen in 1951.

Jul 4, 2020

Wales flooding: Historic hotel suffers after heavy rain


A spokesman says the water was up to his knees as north west Wales sees the worst of the downpours.

Jul 4, 2020

Spanish region renews strict Covid controls on 210,000


The Spanish region re-imposes restrictions on an area west of Barcelona after a surge in infections.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Why disabled people are calling for a Covid-19 inquiry


Wheelchair-user Ginny Butcher says disabled people in the UK have been abandoned during the pandemic.

Jul 4, 2020

Japan flooding: Many feared dead in flooded care home


Fifteen people are believed dead and nine are missing on the island of Kyushu amid devastating rains.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus Australia: Melbourne locks down tower blocks as cases rise


Nine housing estate blocks in the Australian city are locked down amid a “new phase of the pandemic”.

Jul 4, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell 'won't speak about Prince Andrew', says friend


Ghislaine Maxwell will not speak about Prince Andrew as part of a potential plea deal, according to a friend.

Jul 4, 2020

Seattle protest: Two women seriously injured by car


The women are seriously injured as the vehicle careers into protesters on a closed highway.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: England enjoys lockdown easing


A major relaxation of coronavirus measures allows wedding ceremonies, cinema trips and haircuts.

Jul 4, 2020

The people who think coronavirus is caused by 5G


The idea that 5G could have health implications isn't new. But conspiracy theories linking 5G with Covid-19 went viral during lockdown.

Jul 4, 2020

Leicester lockdown: Streets deserted in city


Residents say Leicester has a "very eerie" atmosphere and police are patrolling the streets.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Haircuts in the dead of night


Some salons opened their doors at midnight as lockdown restrictions in England were eased.

Jul 4, 2020

How to Build a Girl: Beanie Feldstein's Wolverhampton accent lessons


Actress Beanie Feldstein came to Wolverhampton to prepare for a role in the film How To Build A Girl.

Jul 4, 2020

Independence Day: What does Fourth of July mean to black Americans?


What does the Fourth of July mean to black Americans?

Jul 4, 2020

Week in pictures: 27 June-3 July 2020


A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Yo! Sushi adapts conveyor belt system


As Yo! Sushi prepares to reopen some restaurants in England, it has had to adapt its conveyor belt system.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Inside the secret Covid rave scene


One rave organiser says he's providing a service that others aren't - and insists he's "proud".

Jul 4, 2020

Supermarkets snub coconut goods picked by monkeys


Monkeys are treated like "picking machines" to harvest 1,000 coconuts a day, an animal rights group says.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Japan's mysteriously low virus death rate


Japan had no lockdown, it has an elderly population - so why haven't more people died from Covid-19?

Jul 4, 2020

How Jarvis Cocker made an isolation anthem by accident


The former Pulp man on his "alive album", domestic discos, and embracing crowd surfing in his 50s.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: What makes a gathering a ‘superspreader’ event?


How can a two-hour choir practice lead to 53 Covid-19 infections? We ask an expert.

Jul 4, 2020

'We cannot in good conscience open the pub'


Pubs in England are allowed to reopen from Saturday, but some venues are keeping their doors shut.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Face mask exemption cards and other US claims fact-checked


As the debate over wearing face masks intensifies, fake exemption cards have gone on sale.

Jul 4, 2020

Greenwood double as Man Utd put five past Bournemouth


Teenager Mason Greenwood scores two superb goals as in-form Manchester United hammer relegation-threatened Bournemouth.

Jul 4, 2020

Bottas beats Hamilton to pole as Ferrari make shocking return in Austria


Valtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position as Mercedes dominate qualifying at Austrian GP, while Ferrari have shocking day.

Jul 4, 2020

Vardy scores 100th top-flight goal as Leicester beat Palace


Jamie Vardy scores his 100th and 101st Premier League goals as Leicester boost their hopes of achieving a top-four finish by beating Crystal Palace.

Jul 4, 2020

England pick Bess ahead of Leach & Moeen for West Indies Test


England name Dom Bess as their spinner in a 13-man squad for the first Test against West Indies.

Jul 4, 2020

'Unrealistic' for Norwich to avoid relegation after defeat by Brighton - Farke


Leandro Trossard's winner nudges Norwich City closer to relegation as Brighton all but ensure a fourth straight season in the Premier League with a rare away win.

Jul 4, 2020

Five of Jamie Vardy's best Premier League goals as the striker reaches 100 for Leicester


BBC Sport looks back at some of Jamie Vardy's best Premier League goals as he scored for the 100th time in the top flight during their match against Crystal Palace.

Jul 4, 2020

Serpentine's shock win seals Derby record as Love takes Oaks


Serpentine stuns Epsom with a runaway success at 25-1 to give trainer Aidan O'Brien a record eighth Derby win.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus lockdown: All you need to know about new measures


How will social and work life be different after the easing of more restrictions?

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: What are the new rules when pubs reopen?


Pubs and restaurants in England can now reopen, but do I need to book ahead?

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: What are the UK's travel rules and which countries can you visit?


New agreements mean people entering the UK from certain countries will not have to quarantine.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: What are social distancing and lockdown rules?


Social distancing and lockdown rules are changing in England - but what can you now do?

Jul 4, 2020

Lockdown rules: How to keep your guests safe from Covid-19


How to keep your guests safe when they come round to visit during a global pandemic?

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus UK map: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?


Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: When will schools reopen?


Which children are going back to school, and what about the rest?

Jul 4, 2020

Leicester coronavirus outbreak timeline: Who knew what, and when?


By piecing together statements and claims, we have created a chronology of events.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Who should wear a face mask or face covering?


Face coverings are compulsory on public transport in England and Scotland.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: How will places of worship reopen?


Churches, mosques and other places of worship can open in England from 4 July - but with changes.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: What's behind alarming new US outbreaks?


Cases are rising in Texas, Florida, Arizona and California - here's a look at the data and the theories.

Jul 4, 2020

Local lockdowns: Misleading claims circulate online


Local councils counter online rumours about imminent lockdowns, and what's behind them.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: What tests are being done in the UK?


What are the tests for coronavirus, who are they for and how do they work?

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: How will local lockdowns work?


A local lockdown has been introduced to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Leicester - but how will it work?

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: What are the UK travel quarantine rules?


What do you need to know if you're planning to fly during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Eight ways the lockdown has changed the UK


After six weeks of the restrictions, many aspects of everyday life have been transformed.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak


Key maps and charts explaining how the respiratory virus has spread around the world and how it is being dealt with.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: What does it mean if I've been furloughed by work?


Nine million people have accessed the scheme, which now allows furloughed workers to come back part-time.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: What are Leicester's new lockdown restrictions?


The city is the first to experience a local lockdown as officials try to curb its coronavirus cases.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: A visual guide to the economic impact


Key maps and charts explain how the virus has impacted markets and businesses around the world.

Jul 4, 2020

Can we holiday with another family? And other questions


Questions about support bubbles, and other coronavirus topics.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Has China or the US tested more?


China and the US both say they have done the most testing for coronavirus - so who's right?

Jul 4, 2020

Where in the world are coronavirus cases rising and falling?


As the world hits the grim milestone of 10 million confirmed cases, which countries are seeing the biggest rises, and what might be behind them?

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: What are the rules on weddings?


Many weddings were cancelled during lockdown, while some will have to change to meet the new rules.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: How long does it take to recover?


Recovery from Covid-19 can be a lengthy process, depending on how seriously people get the virus.

Jul 4, 2020

Extinction events: The man helping protect earth


Asteroids and comets pose "one of the most significant risks to human civilisation", it is claimed.

Jul 4, 2020

Gurinder Chadha turns lockdown into family film


The Bend It Like Beckham director turned the camera on herself and her family for a Netflix film.

Jul 4, 2020

Puppy saved after swallowing stick half his size


A 10in stick was removed from Rocky's stomach during an hour-long operation in Southampton.

Jul 4, 2020

Coronavirus: How the Royal Family is changing in lockdown


Coronavirus has presented the Royal Family with a new challenge - will we now see a more informal approach?

Jul 4, 2020

MOT rules in lockdown: How to get your car out of lockdown


Haven't used your car in a while? Here are five tips to help you get going again.

Jul 4, 2020

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