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  1. Covid: Antibodies 'fall rapidly after infection'

    This is likely to mean immunity levels decline and raises the risk of reinfection, researchers say.
  2. Covid: Don't let north get 'left behind' Tory MPs warn PM

    More than 50 Tory MPs call for a "clear road map" out of lockdown restrictions for northern England.
  3. Claire Parry death: PC Timothy Brehmer cleared of murder

    Timothy Brehmer, who worked for Dorset Police, strangled Claire Parry but says it was an accident.
  4. Jamie Foxx's 'heart shattered' after sister dies aged 36

    The Hollywood star said sister Deondra, who was 36, "is in heaven now dancing with her wings on".
  5. Kazakhstan adopts Borat phrase for tourism campaign

    The film initially caused outrage - but now the tourism board sees it as the perfect marketing tool.
  6. Lord Janner inquiry: Leicester children's home 'burned records'

    A police officer tells an inquiry into child sexual abuse the home in Leicester was a "hell-hole".
  7. Coronavirus: Russia steps up restrictions as infections surge

    Masks must be worn in all public areas and bars and restaurants should close overnight, officials say.
  8. The Countdown: Amy Coney Barrett's judging and mothering

    Donald Trump hails her as a "mother of school-age children", but others see her lack of experience.
  9. People 'rediscover books' as lockdown sales jump

    The publisher Bloomsbury, best known for the Harry Potter titles, has seen profits rocket since March.
  10. Rapid tests could get students home at Christmas

    Covid testing pilot projects are launched in universities - as plans begin to get students home at Christmas.
  11. Woolworths High-Street 'relaunch' proves a hoax

    The Twitter account @UKWoolworths, which now has more than 4,000 followers, misspelled the shop's name.
  12. Viral photo sparks concerns about Indonesia's 'Jurassic Park'

    The viral image has raised questions about the conservation impact on the animal native to Indonesia.
  13. Supermarket staff: 'We feel unsafe when customers don't wear masks'

    One shop worker tells us he wants to find a new job because of customers who don't wear masks.
  14. Syria: Inside a refugee camp where Covid is spreading

    Doctors say Covid-19 is now rampant in the refugee camps of Idlib, north-west Syria.
  15. Beached: Can rescuers save this dolphin in time?

    Hundreds of dolphins beach each year, but this US team has dramatically improved survival rates
  16. East London mural honours NHS workforce

    A new mural in east London is four storeys high, created with more than 200 flowers.
  17. Black History Month: How Plymouth changed black sport in the UK

    A tale of two sports, two black pioneers and two very different outcomes.
  18. Nasa moon announcement: What is on the Moon?

    Nasa has announced it's found an abundance of water on the Moon. But what else is up there?
  19. 'Transphobic bullies nearly cost me my life'

    Figures show reported transphobic hate crimes almost trebling in London in the past nine years.
  20. How an 'ambush of hate' forced Taio Cruz off TikTok

    The star says social media sites need to "change their practices" after having suicidal thoughts.
  21. Halloween and coronavirus: Can we go trick or treating?

    Big parties and sharing sweets may be out, but that doesn't mean Halloween is cancelled altogether.
  22. Free school meals: How many children can claim them?

    The government is facing increased pressure to provide free school meals over the holidays.
  23. Qian Xuesen: The man the US deported - who then helped China into space

    A Chinese rocket scientist helped two superpowers reach the moon, but his story is remembered in only one of them.
  24. Covid: Melbourne's hard-won success after a marathon lockdown

    After losing its initial grip on Covid, Australia is again being hailed as a global success story.
  25. The inventor inspired by wanting to keep his daughter safe

    Kim Kyeong Yeon developed his virus-destroying machine after his child injured herself.
  26. Social media: Is it really biased against US Republicans?

    Many conservative Americans believe Facebook and Twitter are biased against them, despite denials.
  27. The Lathums: From a sold-out tour to clowning around in a circus

    The Lathums were meant to be supporting Paul Weller this year - instead they're playing in a circus.
  28. England captain Hunter out of bid to complete successive Grand Slams

    England captain Sarah Hunter is ruled out of Sunday's Women's Six Nations game against Italy with a hamstring injury, as the champions seek a second successive Grand Slam.
  29. FA launches diversity code to increase BAME and female representation in English football

    Football clubs will be required to meet a recruitment diversity target of 15% in new executive jobs and 25% in coaching roles under a voluntary code.
  30. 'We can do something special' - but are Kane and Son the best Premier League partnership ever?

    Tottenham striker Harry Kane says "we can do something special" as his brilliant partnership with Son Heung-min earns a 1-0 win over Burnley.
  31. How two rivals merged to upset the odds - the story of Midtjylland, Liverpool's Euro opponents

    FC Midtjylland and Brentford have been the poster boys for data-driven football and now the Danish side hope their approach can upset the odds against Liverpool.
  32. Fans' pay-per-view boycott raises £300,000 - but scheme to continue into next month

    Premier League fans boycotting pay-per-view games raise almost £300,000 for charity - but the controversial TV scheme is set to continue.
  33. A 30-hour flight, two weeks of self-isolation & no head coach - but England ready for world champions

    As England prepare to face world champions New Zealand in Hamilton, BBC Sport speaks to co-captain Laura Malcolm on how they have navigated "challenging" preparations.
  34. Three Scunthorpe games off after eight players test positive for Covid-19

    Scunthorpe's next three League Two fixtures are postponed because of positive Covid-19 cases at the club.
  35. US Election 2020: Trump's border wall and the battle over immigration

    Will Trump’s promise to build a wall along the Mexico border help or hinder his attempt to win four more years?
  36. US election 2020: Could postal voting upend the US election?

    The huge number voting this way injects massive uncertainty into the White House race.
  37. US election 2020: What does it cost and who pays for it?

    With presidential candidates spending billions of dollars to win, the world's most powerful job doesn't come cheap.
  38. US election 2020 polls: Who is ahead - Trump or Biden?

    An in-depth look at the polls and what they can and can’t tell us about who will win the White House.
  39. US election 2020: Has Trump delivered on his promises?

    Donald Trump made voters a number of promises before they elected him. But has he kept his word?
  40. US election 2020: What the US election will mean for the UK

    After four ragged years, the relationship is unlikely to improve no matter who sits in the White House.
  41. US election 2020: A really simple guide

    If you’re looking for a refresher or trying to understand it for the first time, this guide will help.
  42. Local lockdown rules: What Covid tier is my area in?

    Use our search tool to find out about coronavirus rules and restrictions where you live.
  43. Covid: What are the lockdown rules in place across Europe?

    What restrictions are being put in place in Europe to control new coronavirus outbreaks?
  44. Covid: Can I go to the cinema with my family? And other questions

    We answer some of your questions about the rapidly changing rules and restrictions in the UK.
  45. Coronavirus: What do Covid rules mean for half-term holidays?

    Where can I go and what can I do on a holiday in the UK?
  46. Coronavirus: How to get a Covid test

    What are the tests for coronavirus, who are they for and how do they work?