John Hume: Funeral of former SDLP leader to be held in Derry

BBC News - 11 hours 3 min ago
Former SDLP leader John Hume helped create the climate to end the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

London 2012: Usain Bolt and Andy Murray in best of day nine action

BBC News - 11 hours 23 min ago
Catch up with the best of the action from day nine of London 2012 as Usain Bolt storms to gold in the 100m and Great Britain's Andy Murray beats Roger Federer to win his biggest title to date.

Coronavirus: Kate wears a mask for first time on charity visit

BBC News - 11 hours 35 min ago
Visiting a baby bank, the Duchess of Cambridge says families' lockdown struggles moved her to tears.

Duke of Edinburgh to feature in VJ Day commemorations

BBC News - 12 hours 33 min ago
The 99-year-old will appear on large screens across the country in a photo montage on 15 August.

Coronavirus: UK made serious mistake over border policy, say MPs

BBC News - 12 hours 53 min ago
A Commons committee said ministers were slow to recognise the risk of importing Covid-19 from Europe.

TV watching and online streaming surge during lockdown

BBC News - 13 hours 27 min ago
UK adults spent double the usual amount of time watching small screens, research shows.

Coronavirus: Ethnic minorities 'over-exposed' to Covid-19

BBC News - 13 hours 47 min ago
They "face greater barriers" when trying to protect themselves from coronavirus, a report says.

Cornonavirus: Crisis-hit Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy

BBC News - 13 hours 50 min ago
At the same time Virgin Australia's new owner Bain Capital is cutting around 3,000 jobs at the airline.

Schools 'must come before pubs and restaurants in future'

BBC News - 14 hours 14 min ago
England's children's commissioner says the fundamental right to an education should be prioritised ahead of pubs.

Beirut blast: Lebanon in mourning after massive explosion

BBC News - 14 hours 44 min ago
At least 78 people died and more than 4,000 were injured after a huge explosion at the city's port.

Climate change: Satellites find new colonies of Emperor penguins

BBC News - 16 hours 1 min ago
A search from space discovers new colonies of the Antarctic bird that has an uncertain future.

Don't demolish old buildings, urge architects

BBC News - 16 hours 36 min ago
Knocking down defunct structures sends a wrecking ball through carbon targets, architects say.

My Money: 'I eat biscuits like a naughty schoolboy'

BBC News - 16 hours 57 min ago
Mark Bauwens from France takes us through his week during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Kashmiris waiting for their loved ones to come home

BBC News - 17 hours 50 sec ago
A year after Indian-administered Kashmir lost its special status, thousands still languish in jail.

The Papers: Kate's 'majestic' mask and Beirut left in 'agony'

BBC News - 17 hours 1 min ago
The Duchess of Cambridge's appearance in PPE and a deadly explosion in Lebanon make the front pages.

Letter from Africa: How African generosity dried a crying teacher's tears

BBC News - 17 hours 2 min ago
Strangers helped a Nigerian teacher, left without money because of coronavirus, get back on his feet.

TikTok: The story of a social media giant

BBC News - 17 hours 4 min ago
How did the social media platform get so big and where could it be heading?

LinkedIn co-founder reveals key secret to success

BBC News - 17 hours 7 min ago
Allen Blue, who co-founded professional network LinkedIn, reveals how start-ups can achieve growth.

‘Why I run with a car tyre on my back’

BBC News - 17 hours 19 min ago
Ben runs in the Peak District to boost his mental health after a suicide attempt two years ago.

What is the 'sovereign citizen' movement?

BBC News - 17 hours 19 min ago
Anti-government activists who believe they are immune from the law are a worldwide threat, experts say.


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