India Covid-19: Taj Mahal reopens after longest shutdown

BBC News - 2 hours 54 sec ago
The iconic monument was closed in March to halt the spread of coronavirus.

Humpback whale finds escape from Australian crocodile river

BBC News - 3 hours 42 min ago
Australian officials had feared the whale could collide with a boat or get stranded near crocodiles.

Solomon Islands: Men working for WW2 bomb clearing agency die in explosion

BBC News - 3 hours 50 min ago
The men were working to help dispose of the many unexploded World War Two bombs on the islands.

Covid: UK at 'critical point' in pandemic, top scientists to warn

BBC News - 5 hours 15 min ago
The government's most senior advisers are to hold a televised briefing later, as coronavirus cases surge.

Moths: Intricacies of UK's under-threat insects

BBC News - 6 hours 12 min ago
Sarah Gillespie's detailed prints highlight the declining numbers of moths in the UK.

Satellite achieves sharp-eyed view of methane

BBC News - 6 hours 38 min ago
A Canadian company debuts a powerful new capability to monitor the potent greenhouse gas.

Emmy Awards 2020: Jimmy Kimmel kicks off virtual ceremony

BBC News - 6 hours 57 min ago
Nominated actors will have someone waiting outside their home to hand over an award if they win.

'Mythical' Aston Martin Bulldog supercar being restored

BBC News - 7 hours 23 min ago
Only one Bulldog was ever built but it was sold by the company 40 years ago to raise cash.

Coronavirus: UK firms voluntarily return £215m in furlough cash

BBC News - 7 hours 47 min ago
Over 80,000 firms have returned furlough scheme payments they did not need or took in error.

US Open 2020: Bryson DeChambeau storms to first major title at Winged Foot, New York

BBC News - 7 hours 48 min ago
Bryson DeChambeau produces a wonderful final-round display to win the US Open and claim the first major title of his career.

Jogging when you're black - the calculations you have to make

BBC News - 7 hours 49 min ago
A law enforcement expert and a black runner analyse a police encounter that went wrong.

The black-owned coffee firm that became a bestseller

BBC News - 7 hours 49 min ago
US firm Blk & Bold has seen sales surge this year on the back of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Music boosts memories for ethnic minority dementia patients

BBC News - 7 hours 52 min ago
Charities are using tailored music to bring back memories for dementia patients from ethnic minorities.

Lagos Inferno: The blast that destroyed a Nigerian girl's school

BBC News - 7 hours 55 min ago
An explosion in Lagos, Nigeria killed 23 people and destroyed a girls’ boarding school. But what caused it?

Inside Poland’s 'LGBT-free zones'

BBC News - 7 hours 55 min ago
Dozens of Polish towns have declared themselves free of "LGBT ideology". It means difficult choices for gay people living in them.

FinCEN Files: Tory donor Lubov Chernukhin linked to $8m Putin ally funding

BBC News - 7 hours 55 min ago
Leaked files reveal the husband of a woman who gave the Conservative Party £1.7m received money from a Russian oligarch who has close ties to the president.

Newspaper headlines: 'Last chance saloon' before lockdown, and cabinet 'split'

BBC News - 20 September 2020 - 11:42pm
The papers focus on the government's warning that tough measures will be imposed if coronavirus cases continue to soar.

Premier League stats: Son Heung-min and Harry Kane star in entertaining weekend

BBC News - 20 September 2020 - 10:51pm
The second weekend of the 2019-20 Premier League season brought the highest number of goals per game in the competition's history.

Tour de France: Did Ineos get the Tour so badly wrong?

BBC News - 20 September 2020 - 10:50pm
The outcome of a classic Tour de France could not have been predicted by anyone - least of all by the sport's most powerful figures.

Climate Week: Prince Charles calls for 'swift' action on climate change

BBC News - 20 September 2020 - 10:31pm
Covid-19 provides an opportunity to "reset" the economy for a more sustainable future, he says.

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