Ex-Journalist Allegra Stratton to lead No 10 TV briefings

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 4:04pm
No 10 announced earlier this year it plans to hold daily White House-style press conferences.

The young girl who swims with her pet python

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 3:50pm
Eight-year-old Inbar and her 3m pet python enjoy a swim in the pool.

Teenager Swiatek beats Podoroska in French Open to reach first Slam final

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 3:42pm
Polish teenager Iga Swiatek is a step away from a remarkable first Grand Slam title after brushing aside Nadia Podoroska in her French Open semi-final.

Covid: UK teens held in Sicily hotel for more than three weeks

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 3:25pm
The group of friends tested positive for coronavirus on 14 September and are still being held now.

Asda launches 'first of its kind' flu jab service

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 3:21pm
The supermarket is offering free jabs to eligible people and an £8 charge for everyone else,

Coronavirus: Who are the Covid marshals and do they have any powers?

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 3:10pm
Covid marshals have been suggested as a way of ensuring people follow social distancing rules.

Covid-19: New restrictions to be announced for parts of England 'within days' - Jenrick

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 1:24pm
Minister Robert Jenrick did not rule out closing pubs and restaurants in the worst-affected areas.

US election: Trump refuses to take part in virtual TV debate

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 1:20pm
The president says a commission's demand for it to be held virtually is to "protect" Joe Biden.

Louise Glück wins Nobel Prize for Literature

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 1:16pm
The US poet is recognised for the "austere beauty" of her work, says the Swedish Academy

May attacks 'ill-conceived' planning reforms

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 1:16pm
The former PM says the government must "think again" about using a formula to assess housing need.

Coronavirus: Year-long waits for NHS care at highest since 2008

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 12:51pm
Hospitals struggle to get care back to normal as pandemic causes major disruption to core services.

Covid deaths three times higher than flu and pneumonia

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 12:39pm
Office for National Statistics data looked at the underlying cause of death in England and Wales.

Pope on Bell comparisons, England's 'big dogs' and his bubble must-haves

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 12:16pm
England batsman Ollie Pope talks about being compared to Ian Bell, the national side's progress and what three things he will be taking on tour.

Carole Packman murder: Appeal against killer's release rejected

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 11:51am
Russell Causley, who murdered Carole Packman 35 years ago, refuses to say where he put her body.

Ozil left out of Arsenal's Europa League squad

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 11:40am
Midfielder Mesut Ozil is omitted from Arsenal's Europa League squad for the forthcoming campaign.

Covid-19: Councils get millions of pounds for marshals

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 10:49am
Marshals will advise people of virus rules while police forces share £30m to help with enforcement.

Coronavirus in winter: 'This time of year is harder than lockdown'

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 10:48am
The idea of a pandemic winter is affecting some people's mental health, so what can we do to cope?

Euro 2020 futures & bragging rights - a key day for the Home Nations

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 10:42am
Northern Ireland, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland all fight for Euro 2020 qualification, while England face Wales in a friendly.

Final flight for British Airways' last two Heathrow-based Boeing 747 planes

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 10:27am
British Airways' last two Heathrow-based Boeing 747 planes have departed from the airport on their final flight.

Concern over UK cattle slaughtered in Middle East

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 9:29am
Undercover footage shows British livestock being transported from Spain to the Middle East.

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