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  1. Covid: People 45 or over in England invited to book vaccine

    It comes after all over-50s and those in high-risk groups in the UK have been offered a first dose.
  2. Covid lockdown eases: England 'buzzing' after first night out in 97 days

    As outdoor hospitality reopens, revellers find a "celebratory" atmosphere despite the cold weather.
  3. UK exports to EU rebound partially after January's slump

    Despite the improvement, exports still remain below 2020 levels, the UK statistics body says.
  4. Daunte Wright shooting: Dozens arrested in fresh unrest in Minnesota

    The clashes come as police say Daunte Wright, 20, died after an officer mistook her gun for a Taser.
  5. Covid-19: England gets third jab as Moderna rollout begins

    It offers an alternative to the AstraZeneca jab for under-30s, after very rare blood clot concerns.
  6. Covid-19: Vaccination milestone and variant cluster in south London

    Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday morning.
  7. Covid: Surge test areas 'can still enjoy lockdown easing'

    A "significant" number of confirmed and probable cases have been found in Lambeth and Wandsworth.
  8. World's wealthiest 'at heart of climate problem'

    The so-called “polluter elite” must change their lifestyles to tackle climate change, a report says.
  9. Edinburgh's International Festival to be outdoors with shorter shows

    Three temporary pavilions will be erected in Edinburgh Park and the University of Edinburgh's Old College Quad.
  10. Government's LGBT advisory panel disbanded

    Three advisors quit last month in protest at the government's handling of LGBT rights.
  11. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West agree joint custody after divorce

    US reality star Kim Kardashian married rapper Kanye West in 2014 but filed for divorce in February.
  12. Lockdown lifting in Liverpool: 'Light at the end of the tunnel'

    Excitement, relief and cocktails flowed as bars and non-essential shops reopened in Liverpool.
  13. Newspaper headlines: Brothers' tributes and Cameron 'welcomes' inquiry

    The papers cover the princes' gratitude to their grandfather and a probe into the ex-PM's lobbying.
  14. Covid: 'The world through my eyes is different'

    Usha Mistry has very limited sight and is worried about moving around London as lockdown eases.
  15. Saving the kelp forest that stars in My Octopus Teacher

    The makers of the Bafta-winning documentary want to preserve the underwater ecosystem it features.
  16. Afro wigs: Norfolk hair donor proud of 'historic breakthrough'

    Carly Gorton, 11, had challenged a charity which said it could not make wigs using her hair.
  17. West Sussex learning disability support services 'are a lifeline'

    Three learning disability support centre users describe the impact of closures during the pandemic.
  18. Covid: 'I'm very happy to have my hairdresser back'

    Hairdressers reopen in England for the first time in months, along with pubs, shops and gyms.
  19. Primark: Norwich shoppers undeterred by long queue

    A bustling Norwich city centre marks a welcome return to High Street shopping as lockdown eases.
  20. Where has the spring weather gone?

    BBC Weather presenter, Owain Wyn Evans, explains the chilly temperatures and teaches us a new word.
  21. Yuri Gagarin: Sixty years since the first man went into space

    The BBC speaks to the woman who, as a child, witnessed Yuri Gagarin's return to Earth 60 years ago.
  22. Love Island: Could Tinder find the show's first gay couple?

    The ITV show has hooked up with the dating app to find this summer's hopeful singletons.
  23. In pictures: Shoppers and gym-goers enjoy lockdown easing

    Hairdressers and zoos also reopened in England, with pubs and restaurants welcoming customers outside.
  24. Bafta Film Awards 2021: Nomadland and Promising Young Woman win big

    The drama wins four prizes including best film, while Promising Young Woman wins best British film.
  25. Pubs reopen in England: Gong marks the occasion

    The Greyhound Inn in Buxton is one of many pubs in England open for outside seating from today.
  26. Bafta Film Awards 2021: Red carpet in pictures

    The biggest night in the British film calendar, the Bafta Awards, is taking place in London.
  27. The anti-vax movement targeting German children

    An anti-lockdown, anti-vaccine movement with ties to the far right has recruited hundreds of children.
  28. Is Russia going to war with Ukraine and other questions

    What you need to know about Russia's troop build-up around eastern Ukraine.
  29. 'I put those goggles on and just fell in love'

    Drones capable of 90mph are being raced in a league which supporters say is close to the big time.
  30. What is Ramadan and when is it?

    Ramadan is one of the most important events in the Islamic calendar, but it's been affected by lockdown.
  31. The exchange project uniting young Americans during the pandemic

    Teenagers from across the US are coming together to discuss their vastly differing backgrounds.
  32. Covid accelerates India's millionaire exodus

    As Covid cases surge, India's wealthy lead global enquiries for citizenship and residency abroad.
  33. Scottish election 2021: Will the suspension of campaigning affect the Holyrood vote?

    Holyrood election campaigning is to resume but will the suspension have any impact on the election?
  34. Prince Philip: The Vanuatu tribes mourning the death of their 'god'

    As Britain grieves his death, so do some Pacific tribespeople who revere him as a spiritual figure.
  35. Greensill: The questions still facing David Cameron

    The ex-prime minister's post-Downing Street business career is coming under increased scrutiny.
  36. Shirley Williams: Pioneer who tried to reshape politics

    An obituary of the former Labour cabinet minister, one of the SDP "Gang of Four" who became a Lib Dem peer.
  37. Iran nuclear attack: Mystery surrounds nuclear sabotage at Natanz

    Iran blames Israel, but was this a cyber-attack or physical act of sabotage?
  38. The Friends reunion has been filmed in Los Angeles. Here's what we know

    The Friends cast reunited after almost 17 years last week. Here's all we know about the one-off show.
  39. The 'Iron Man' body armour many of us may soon be wearing

    The market for exoskeletons - high-tech external body support systems - is tipped to grow strongly.
  40. Covid and twins: 'Huge' impact of lockdown separation

    Three sets of twins reflect on the past year, with research suggesting only 5.5% live together.
  41. Oxford Street: Wooing shoppers back to Europe's busiest high street

    Empty stores and American sweets - what consumers on Oxford Street can expect to see as shops reopen.
  42. Bafta Film Awards 2021: Snobbery, pianos and other takeaways

    Even with social distancing there was plenty of humour, glamour and surprises at the virtual event.
  43. Tyson Fury says Anthony Joshua bout will '100% happen' as deal moves close

    Tyson Fury says he expects his fight with Anthony Joshua to be announced in the coming days.
  44. Scotland head coach Townsend to be Lions attack coach

    Gregor Townsend will lead the British and Irish Lions attack in South Africa - Steve Tandy, Robin McBryde and Neil Jenkins also on board.
  45. Camera position means VAR unable to reverse offside decision on West Brom 'goal'

    The video assistant referee is unable to reverse an offside decision that ruled out a West Brom goal because of the positioning of the camera.
  46. England to play one-off Test against India & host New Zealand in summer

    England will play a one-off Test against India as part of a summer schedule that also includes a limited-overs series with New Zealand.
  47. Curry sets Warriors all-time scoring record

    Stephen Curry breaks the Golden State Warriors' all-time points record as they overcome Denver Nuggets in the NBA.
  48. Vote: Who's the greatest player in WSL history?

    As the WSL reaches its 10-year anniversary, BBC Sport asks who is the greatest player in the history of the competition?
  49. Coronavirus: What's happening with pools, haircuts and gyms?

    Lockdown has been eased further - but what does it mean for hairdressers, pubs and gyms?
  50. Lockdown rules: What are the restrictions in your area?

    Use our search tool to find out about coronavirus rules and restrictions where you live.
  51. What are the rules for weddings and when can I hold a reception?

    Wedding ceremonies are still restricted across the UK, but the rules are easing.
  52. What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

    Pub gardens and non-essential shops can now open in England - as part of the next stage of easing lockdown rules.
  53. What is the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine?

    People under 30 are being offered an alternative to the AstraZeneca vaccine after a review into rare blood clots.
  54. Covid: Restaurants and pubs have reopened, but what are the rules?

    Pubs, cafes and restaurants in England can now open for customers seated outdoors.
  55. Lockdown easing: What to watch for when you’re out and about

    The BBC’s David Shukman on how to navigate lockdown easing while keeping yourself and others safe.
  56. AstraZeneca vaccine: How do you weigh up the risks and benefits?

    A guide to the risks and benefits of receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
  57. Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in your area?

    Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
  58. Covid: When can I go on holiday abroad or in the UK?

    Anyone in England who travels abroad without good reason will soon face a £5000 fine.
  59. How many people can I have a drink with? And other questions

    We answer some of your questions about England's roadmap out of lockdown, and other Covid-related issues.
  60. England lockdown: Countdown to freedom

    As coronavirus restrictions are lifted - when can you return to your favourite activities?
  61. What are the UK plans for Covid passports?

    The government is considering how people could prove they are unlikely to transmit Covid.
  62. Rare blood clots - what you need to know

    We take a look at why these unusual clots happen and when they occur.
  63. Covid: When will I get the vaccine?

    People 45 or over in England are being offered a Covid vaccine.
  64. Covid vaccine: How many people in the UK have been vaccinated so far?

    The logistics of vaccinating millions of people across the country, as more than 32 million people receive at least one dose.
  65. Covid: How are European countries tackling the pandemic?

    Are European countries relaxing restrictions put in place to control a new wave of infections?
  66. Covid: How to get a test for coronavirus

    What are the tests for coronavirus, who are they for, and how do they work?
  67. Covid: What is the rule of six and what are the social distancing rules?

    Lockdown rules are being eased further in England and Wales so more people can meet up outside.
  68. Covid: Can my boss force me to go to work?

    As lockdown restrictions ease ease gradually across the UK, what are the rules about going to work?
  69. Covid vaccines: How fast is progress around the world?

    Charts and maps tracking the progress of Covid vaccination programmes.
  70. Coronavirus: What are the rules for places of worship?

    Places of worship are open across much of the UK, despite lockdown.
  71. Coronavirus: Your tributes to those who have died

    A collection of your tributes to some of the thousands of people in the UK who have died with coronavirus.
  72. Why is the EU unhappy with AstraZeneca?

    The EU has called on AstraZeneca to "catch up" on its deliveries to the EU.
  73. Covid: What’s the problem with the EU vaccine rollout?

    The coronavirus vaccine is being rolled out across the EU but there have been delays.
  74. Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings?

    As the UK cautiously unlocks, experts will review the evidence on when and where masks are needed.
  75. Unemployment rate: How many people are out of work?

    The unemployment rate is rising as Covid hits different parts of the economy.
  76. Covid: What's happened to crime during the pandemic?

    From dog theft to drug crime, lockdown has led to some big changes in policing.
  77. Covid: The inside story of the government's battle against the virus

    Twenty of Downing Street's most senior politicians, officials and former officials take you "into the room" where essential Covid decisions were being made.
  78. Covid: The countries that nailed it, and what we can learn from them

    A year into the pandemic, we look at countries that have had some success in tackling the virus.
  79. Prince Philip: How can Prince Harry attend the funeral?

    The Duke of Sussex has returned to the UK for the first time since "stepping back" from royal duties.
  80. Prince Philip: A simple, family farewell

    A no-nonsense moderniser, the duke's last service to the monarchy may be in the way he departs it, reports the BBC's Jonny Dymond.
  81. Gyles Brandreth: 'Prince Philip would have been touched by public reaction'

    Writer and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth, royal biographer and a friend of Prince Philip, reflects on the public response to his death.
  82. Prince Charles on Prince Philip: 'My family and I miss my father enormously'

    Prince Charles said his father "would have been amazed by... the touching things that have been said".
  83. Prince Philip: A turbulent childhood stalked by exile, mental illness and death

    In marrying, Philip was able to regain the "simple pleasures" of family life he had lost aged eight.
  84. Prince Philip on royal duty: In his own words

    For some, the Duke of Edinburgh will be remembered most vividly for his public comments.
  85. Prince Philip tributes: 'I wanted my grandchildren to remember this day'

    People from all generations have come to Windsor to pay tribute to Prince Philip after his death.
  86. When the Queen was snapped 'giggling' at Prince Philip

    A royal occasion descended into bewilderment and chuckles after a swarm of bees descended.
  87. Prince Philip: How the Royal Navy shaped the Duke of Edinburgh

    From his rescue as a toddler to thwarting wartime sea raids, the duke - and his outlook on life - was shaped by the navy.
  88. The Queen and Prince Philip: An enduring royal romance

    During their 73-year marriage, he was the Queen's public support and the person who knew her best.
  89. Prince Philip: Matt Smith and Tobias Menzies on playing the duke in The Crown

    What was it like to take on the part of the Duke of Edinburgh in the award-winning Netflix series?
  90. Philip tributes: 'A rock, a hero and one of a kind'

    Members of the public gather at Buckingham Palace to lay flowers and show support for the Queen.
  91. Prince Philip: Duke's support for Aberfan families remembered

    The duke visited the devastated village within hours of the tragedy that claimed 144 lives.
  92. Prince Philip: Death of the Duke of Edinburgh announced

    Crowds gathered outside Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and people laid floral tributes.
  93. Prince Philip: The Duke of Edinburgh's Award 'saved me from jail'

    For pals James and Nathan, the awards are about more than hauling badly-packed rucksacks up hills.
  94. Obituary: HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, won widespread respect for his steadfast and constant support of the Queen.
  95. Prince Philip: 99 years, 143 countries and one very famous wife

    He was the man beside Queen Elizabeth II - and arguably the world's most famous husband.
  96. The announcement of the death of Prince Philip

    The BBC's announcement as Buckingham Palace confirms the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
  97. Race report: Was controversy part of the plan?

    How the government handled the release of a contentious report on racial disparity in the UK.
  98. 'We found a baby on the subway - now he's our son'

    Danny Stewart saw something on the floor of an NY subway station - soon he would treasure it more than anything.
  99. Letterbox contact: ‘Don’t my birth children have a right to know I’m dying?'

    Diagnosed with a terminal illness, Hanna wanted to tell the twins taken from her at 16 - but had no way of reaching them.