Disability hate crime: Only four charges in Wales in a year

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 9:14am
One mother says her autistic son was told he was "frightening" and was left feeling "isolated".

Coronavirus: NI ministers to discuss bigger fines for Covid breaches

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 9:05am
Tougher penalties for breaches of coronavirus laws are among proposals to be discussed on Thursday.

Coronavirus: 'My name was stolen to claim a self-employed grant'

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 8:59am
Upto £258m in grants for the self-employed could have been fraudulent or paid in error, HMRC says.

Covid-19: Tighter restrictions likely and hospitality 'death knell' warning

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 7:32am
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday morning.

'Rare' Sir Isaac Newton work found on bookshelf sells for £22k

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 7:30am
Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy was found on a bookshelf during a lockdown clear out.

Vice-presidential debate: Pence and Harris claims fact-checked

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 7:22am
Face-off between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris covered coronavirus, the economy and the environment.

VP debate 2020: Pence and Harris clash on coronavirus pandemic

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 7:11am
The showdown also sees heated exchanges between the running mates over race, the Supreme Court and China.

Two-thirds of women in football have experienced discrimination, says report

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 7:00am
Two-thirds of women who work in football have experienced gender discrimination, a new study reports.

Prince William and Sir David Attenborough join forces on 'Earthshot' prize

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 6:01am
The Duke of Cambridge and Sir David launch the biggest environmental award ever.

US election 2020: Fly steals the show at vice-presidential debate

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 5:57am
The most talked about guest to take to the stage was a highly unlikely candidate.

Stolen Mao Zedong scroll worth millions found cut in half

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 4:31am
The 2.8m-long (9ft) artwork was cut up as it was too long to display, say Hong Kong police.

Film-going could 'become extinct' warns director

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 4:08am
Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins gives a stark warning as more movies are delayed.

Australia partner visas: Immigration law 'to require English test'

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 3:07am
Foreign partners of existing residents will need to prove their language skills to stay permanently.

Coronavirus: Curbs 'a blessing in disguise for prisons'

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 1:46am
Keeping inmates in groups to cut infection has also reduced violence and bullying, a union says.

How Saint Maud film taps into the horror of loneliness

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 1:40am
The movie mixing horror and religion to focus on loneliness and its effect on mental health.

Let depressed teens postpone exams, say researchers

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 1:39am
Depressed teenagers do worse at GCSE than they should and need extra support, say researchers.

Coronavirus: How A&E is coping in the pandemic

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 1:24am
As hospital admissions for Covid-19 rise again, we take a look at a 12-hour shift in A&E.

Facebook bans Cornwall therapist's 'sexual' nipple tattoo ads

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 12:50am
Vicky Morgan is trained to draw tattoos for cancer survivors who lost breasts through a mastectomy.

UK passport photo checker shows bias against dark-skinned women

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 12:40am
Website flagged twice as many dark-skinned women's photos as those from light-skinned men in BBC test.

The friends who drove a bus behind the Iron Curtain

BBC News - 8 October 2020 - 12:30am
The men and women who drove across Europe in a double-decker bus that was older than them.

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