Hollyoaks anniversary: 25 years of memorable storylines

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 9:06am
Ahead of the soap's anniversary, Newsbeat looks back at the plots that drew praise and controversy.

BBC to broadcast 'phenomenal' 2022 Commonwealth Games

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 9:01am
The BBC will broadcast the 2022 Commonwealth Games as the decision to have more women's than men's medal events is described as "phenomenal".

Lions to play Japan at Murrayfield in warm-up for South Africa tour

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 8:00am
The British and Irish Lions will play Japan at Murrayfield on Saturday 26 June as a warm-up for their three-Test tour of South Africa.

UK borrowing jumps in September as Covid support continues

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 7:48am
The government borrowed £36bn in September, the third-highest in any month since records began.

UK inflation rises after Eat Out to Help Out ends

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 7:47am
The inflation rate increased to 0.5% in September after the discount meals scheme ended, figures show.

Trump maintains bank account in China, says NY Times

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 7:37am
The US president, who sparked a trade war with Beijing, is critical of US firms doing business in China.

Covid-19: Manchester latest, 'long Covid' risk and an emotional reunion

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 7:21am
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning.

Sir David Attenborough polar research ship set to begin sea trials

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 6:49am
Four years in the making, Britain's new £200m polar ship is leaving the builder's yard for testing.

The Bayern record-breaker who could prompt an England-Germany tug of war

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 6:35am
Jamal Musiala is a rising star for Bayern Munich after swapping Chelsea for the European champions and his talent is catching the eyes of both England and Germany.

Six Nations 2020: Best tries of the tournament... so far

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 6:07am
Relive the best tries of the 2020 Six Nations so far, before the tournament resumes on Saturday after a seven-month hiatus.

France teacher attack: Macron urges Russia to boost anti-terror fight

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 5:47am
France's leader calls his Russian counterpart after the beheading of a teacher by a Russian-born man.

'We didn't have exact measures' in place for Covid says ex-civil service head

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 5:33am
Lord Sedwill, former civil service head, talks to the BBC about coronavirus, Dominic Cummings and Donald Trump.

Long Covid: Who is more likely to get it?

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 5:30am
A study suggests old age increases the risk, as does asthma, excess weight, and being female.

Covid: Hancock defends 'fair' tier 3 offer for Greater Manchester

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 3:49am
The health secretary says the £60m offer "remains on the table", despite local leaders rejecting it.

How Kamala Harris highlights what women in politics face

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 2:01am
From being seen as angry to questions around motherhood - are women in politics treated differently?

Clare Balding: 'Animals have shaped me more than people'

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 1:38am
The broadcaster pays tribute to the "heroic" contribution animals make to our lives.

Love Island’s Shaughna: ‘I was trolled for my fat legs’

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 1:31am
Lipoedema is a condition which can cause fat to build up in your legs and arms.

Elderly couple, married for 60 years, reunited after 215 days apart

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 1:27am
Joseph and Eve, who have been married for 60 years, were separated due to Covid restrictions.

Covid: China's Sinovac vaccine to be included in Brazil immunisation plan

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 1:18am
Officials say an immunisation programme using CoronaVac could begin as soon as January 2021.

Sadiq Khan condemns 'draconian' conditions of TfL rescue

BBC News - 21 October 2020 - 1:13am
Sadiq Khan says Londoners face a "triple whammy" of higher costs in the government's rescue plan.

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