News

  1. Biden VP pick: Kamala Harris chosen as running mate

    The California senator is the first black woman to be chosen as a vice-presidential candidate.
  2. Coronavirus: Cases surge as France goes 'wrong way'

    The prime minister warned the French public it must take serious action to control a surge in cases.
  3. Scottish school pupils have results upgraded

    The Scottish government u-turn follows an outcry over the downgrading of 125,000 results.
  4. Students want exam results upgraded across UK

    National Union of Students says Scotland's exam changes must be applied to A-levels for fairness.
  5. Coronavirus: New Zealand locks down Auckland after cases end 102-day run

    Four family members test positive for Covid-19 in Auckland, where a lockdown has now been imposed.
  6. Johnson warns 'long, long way to go' for UK economy

    The number of people employed between April and June fell by the most since the financial crisis.
  7. Tiger King's Carole Baskin faces lawsuit from family of husband Don Lewis

    The family of Don Lewis, who disappeared in 1997, file a lawsuit against his wife Carole Baskin.
  8. Priti Patel: Home Secretary takes on Ben and Jerry's over migrant boats

    A Home Office source brands the ice cream "overpriced junk food" after comments on Channel crossings.
  9. Farmer 'blackmailed Tesco over contaminated baby food'

    Two mothers found metal in Heinz baby food as a result of Nigel Wright's £1.4m plot, a jury hears.
  10. Doreen Lawrence: Police have given up but I never will

    Baroness Doreen Lawrence "truly disappointed" her son's 1993 racist murder case was declared "inactive".
  11. Final Blockbuster to open for summer sleepover

    The chain's last store in the US state of Oregon is to give locals the chance to stay the night.
  12. Coronavirus: Arctic Monkeys raffle off guitar to help venues

    Frontman Alex Turner is raffling off his Fender Stratocaster to help venues affected by lockdown.
  13. Medical dream student 'over the moon' with grades U-turn

    Olivia Biggart says she is "over the moon" she will now get the five As she needs to apply to medical school.
  14. In pictures: Spectacular storms light up England skies

    Overnight thunderstorms lit up the skies around England and more are forecast this week.
  15. Coronavirus: Does your mask need an upgrade?

    Designer Anne Sophie Cochevelou decorates her face coverings with anything from Barbies to Pokemon toys.
  16. Having sex safely in the summer of coronavirus

    Using face coverings and not kissing is also recommended by the Terrence Higgins Trust.
  17. Jack Leslie: Black footballer statue campaign reaches goal

    A statue for Jack Leslie who was dropped by England in 1925 will stand outside Home Park in Plymouth.
  18. Sam Fender starts Gosforth Park socially-distanced gigs

    Sam Fender kicks off a series of concerts where audience members have their own viewing platforms.
  19. Beirut explosion: 'Who could replace her?'

    Sahar Fares, a firefighter medic, was called to the scene of a fire. She died in the blast that followed.
  20. South Africa: Gabola church 'connects with God by drinking alcohol'

    South Africa's Gabola church believes in connecting with God by consuming alcohol.
  21. Fixing the scars of Beirut's explosion

    A plastic surgeon is offering free surgery to people like Romy, who was driving near the port when the blast hit.
  22. Menstrual health and mentoring in Nepal lockdown

    Volunteers have delivered hygiene packs to women and girls to help overcome barriers during lockdown.
  23. Gay conversion therapy: ‘It made me feel broken’

    Organisations promoting the idea that sexuality can be changed argue their practices are ethical but Boris Johnson wants to ban the practice.
  24. Unemployment rate: How many people are out of work?

    The number of people claiming benefits has surged, but the unemployment rate has barely moved. Why?
  25. 'This is a crucial moment for young black people'

    Tracey Gore takes on her new role as chairwoman of the Race Equality Taskforce in Liverpool.
  26. 'A Hinge date saved my life' and other cancer dating stories

    Dating during lockdown is hard enough in 2020, but how do you deal with it when cancer is in the mix too?
  27. 'Bullying' Apple fights couple over pear logo

    The owners of the Prepear recipe app are speaking out after Apple tried to block their pear logo.
  28. Who rescues migrants in the Channel?

    The number of migrants crossing the English Channel is increasing, but who is responsible for them?
  29. Missing Cryptoqueen: Why did the FCA drop its warning about the OneCoin scam?

    A decision to delete an online alert was exploited by those promoting the multi-billion-pound crime.
  30. Belarus: Five things you may not know about the country

    The country's election has put Belarus back into the headlines but what do you know about the country?
  31. Unemployment in the pandemic: 'It's hard to stay positive'

    The government's furlough scheme has stopped unemployment surging, but that may be changing.
  32. English Channel migrants: Where they're from and what they're escaping

    Migrants are coming from some of the world's most chaotic parts with hopes of a new life in the UK.
  33. How coronavirus and finances affect elite British sportswomen

    A fifth of elite British sportswomen believe they may have to give up their sport because of coronavirus - here are some dilemmas they face.
  34. Wolves knocked out of Europa League by late Sevilla goal

    Wolves' Europa League dream comes to a heartbreaking end as Sevilla book a semi-final against Manchester United.
  35. Doidge extends Hibs' 100% start to new season

    Christian Doidge maintains Hibernian's 100% start to the Premiership season as they win their first three top-flight games for the first time in 46 years.
  36. O'Sullivan fights back to beat Williams and set up semi-final with Selby

    Former champions Ronnie O'Sullivan and Mark Selby book their places in the World Championship semi-finals.
  37. Macclesfield relegated to National League & Stevenage reprieved after EFL wins appeal

    Macclesfield Town are relegated to the National League after the EFL wins an appeal against a points deduction.
  38. 'Verstappen emerging as Hamilton's heir apparent' - Jolyon Palmer column

    Red Bull's Max Verstappen is emerging as Lewis Hamilton's heir apparent after victory at the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix, writes Jolyon Palmer.
  39. What is redundancy, who can be made redundant and what are my rights?

    As thousands of job losses owing to coronavirus are announced, here is a guide to your financial entitlements.
  40. Coronavirus: Will schools fully reopen for the new term?

    Schools are set to go back for the autumn term, but scientists say society may have to make trade-offs.
  41. Coronavirus: How does Covid-19 test-and-trace work?

    People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are now being traced.
  42. How will I get my A-level, GCSE or BTEC exam results this year?

    Exams in the UK were cancelled this year, but how are students learning their results?
  43. Coronavirus: What are the UK travel quarantine rules?

    Belgium, Bahamas and Andorra are the latest places from where people must quarantine on arriving in the UK.
  44. Coronavirus: How can I use the 'eat out to help out scheme'?

    Thousands of venues are taking part in a discounting scheme to help boost the hospitality industry.
  45. Coronavirus: What happens when the furlough scheme ends?

    Almost 10 million people have accessed the scheme, which closes in October.
  46. Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak

    Key charts and maps explaining how the respiratory virus has spread around the world.
  47. Coronavirus: What is a second wave and is one coming?

    What are second waves and how big a problem are they?
  48. Coronavirus symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?

    A new continuous cough and fever are also symptom,s but how do you know what to look for?
  49. When does the stamp duty holiday end?

    The government has announced changes to stamp duty to help cut costs for anyone buying a home.
  50. Coronavirus: What are the risks of opening schools?

    Children seem to be at low risk from the disease, but can they still spread it?
  51. Coronavirus: What are the UK's travel rules and which countries can you visit?

    New rules mean people entering the UK from certain countries will not have to quarantine.
  52. Europe lockdown: New coronavirus rules country by country

    What are European countries doing to control new coronavirus outbreaks?
  53. Coronavirus in the UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

    Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
  54. Coronavirus immunity: Can you catch it twice?

    Immunity is the crucial question and understanding it will tell us how the pandemic will end.
  55. Coronavirus: What am I allowed to do in the hot weather this weekend?

    Hot weather is expected across the UK this weekend, but how do you stay within the rules?
  56. Coronavirus: Where can I now go on holiday in the UK?

    Where can I go and what can do on a holiday in the UK?
  57. Coronavirus: What are the new lockdown rules for Preston and other areas?

    Preston has become the latest place to impose restrictions. But how does a local lockdown work?
  58. Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation rules?

    Social distancing and lockdown rules are changing in England - but what can you now do?
  59. Coronavirus: Can I get travel insurance and what are my travel rights?

    As quarantine rules are relaxed, holidays are back on the agenda
  60. Coronavirus: How to stay cool in a face mask as hot UK weather forecast

    Temperatures are forecast to top 30C in some parts of the UK this weekend. Perhaps it is not the time you want to be partially covering your face.