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1 - Ex-officer Derek Chauvin guilty of Floyd murder
2 - European Super League: All six Premier League teams withdraw from competition
3 - Boris Johnson told Sir James Dyson by text he would 'fix' tax issue
4 - Netflix: Shares plunge as subscribers switch off
5 - Downing Street scraps plans for White House-style press briefings
6 - The beauty ideal fuelling an illicit drugs trade
7 - Middle East states dominate list of top executioners in 2020 - Amnesty
8 - Johnny Mercer: Tory MP resigns as defence minister
9 - NI 100: Majority believes NI will leave UK within 25 years
10 - Climate change: Growing doubts over 'chip fat' biofuel
11 - Queen will mark 95th birthday in low-key fashion
12 - EuroMillions: UK ticket-holder wins £59m jackpot
13 - Bat Out Of Hell composer Jim Steinman dies
14 - Newspaper headlines: Super League 'in tatters' and Chauvin found guilty
15 - London elections: 'I don't feel welcome in this city'
16 - Surfer reunited with big wave board discovered 2,700km away
17 - Shanghai Auto Show: Five electric car brands to look out for in China
18 - CEO Secrets: 'No money is better than the wrong money'
19 - Deer graze on east London housing estate
20 - George Floyd: Crowd outside court reacts to Derek Chauvin guilty verdicts
21 - 'I would like Russia to be more free'
22 - George Floyd: The murder that drove America to the brink
23 - ‘My sister took her life waiting for abusive ex-partner to face trial’
24 - Covid-19 in India: Why second coronavirus wave is devastating
25 - Oscars 2021: The lowdown on the international feature nominees
26 - Coronapas: The passport helping Denmark open up after Covid
27 - Navalny's supporters fear Russia's Putin wants him dead
28 - George Floyd death: Five key moments from the Derek Chauvin trial
29 - Derek Chauvin conviction: 'This is monumental. This is historic'
30 - Oscars 2021: 19 geeky facts from Borat to Boseman
31 - Could electric tattoos be the next step in body art?
32 - Scottish election 2021: Can independence supporters force another referendum?
33 - Green targets: Do governments meet them?
34 - Ed Woodward: Manchester United executive vice-chairman to stand down at end of 2021
35 - Chelsea go fourth in draw with Brighton on dramatic night for European football
36 - Former champion Bingham wins delayed deciding frame to beat Ding
37 - Smith's role as England national selector abolished
38 - 'It's in my heart, my blood' - Mason named Tottenham boss until end of season
39 - Chelsea 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion: European Super League talk affected me and players - Thomas Tuchel
40 - Is the Australia-NZ travel bubble the way ahead?
41 - What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?
42 - Covid: When can I go on holiday abroad or in the UK?
43 - Covid: Restaurants and pubs have reopened, but what are the rules?
44 - Covid: How do I get a lateral flow or PCR test?
45 - Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in your area?
46 - What are the Indian, Brazil, South Africa and UK variants?
47 - When does the stamp duty holiday in England and Northern Ireland end?
48 - Which countries are on the red list and what are the quarantine rules?
49 - Covid: When will I get the vaccine?
50 - Coronavirus: What's the risk on transport?
51 - Covid: When will children return to school and what are the rules?
52 - Why are so many babies dying of Covid-19 in Brazil?
53 - The disabled doctors not believed by their colleagues
54 - The homeless drug addict who became a professor
55 - Nil-by-mouth foodie: The chef who will never eat again
56 - Prince Philip: A turbulent childhood stalked by exile, mental illness and death
1 - Ex-officer Derek Chauvin guilty of Floyd murder

Derek Chauvin knelt on the neck of African-American George Floyd for over nine minutes last May.

4/21/2021 12:31:25 AM

2 - European Super League: All six Premier League teams withdraw from competition

All six Premier League teams involved in the European Super League formally withdraw from the competition.

4/21/2021 5:20:11 AM

3 - Boris Johnson told Sir James Dyson by text he would 'fix' tax issue

The prime minister and businessman sent text messages over plans for ventilators during the pandemic.

4/21/2021 5:59:59 AM

4 - Netflix: Shares plunge as subscribers switch off

Netflix said the pandemic disrupted its production pipeline and has forecast fewer new subscribers.

4/21/2021 4:05:57 AM

5 - Downing Street scraps plans for White House-style press briefings

After spending £2.6m on the new briefing room, it will now be used by Boris Johnson and officials instead.

4/20/2021 9:09:09 PM

6 - The beauty ideal fuelling an illicit drugs trade

For Altou, a 19-year-old model, having a ‘slim thick’ body is the key to getting more likes and more work.

4/21/2021 12:02:43 AM

7 - Middle East states dominate list of top executioners in 2020 - Amnesty

Iran, Egypt, Iraq and Saudi Arabia follow China in Amnesty's list of who executes the most people.

4/21/2021 1:07:42 AM

8 - Johnny Mercer: Tory MP resigns as defence minister

The Tory MP criticises the scope of a law designed to protect veterans from unfounded prosecutions.

4/20/2021 9:47:40 PM

9 - NI 100: Majority believes NI will leave UK within 25 years

People on both sides of the Irish border were polled for centenary programme.

4/20/2021 10:00:31 PM

10 - Climate change: Growing doubts over 'chip fat' biofuel

A new study questions the sustainability of used cooking oil imports into Europe to make biodiesel.

4/21/2021 1:22:36 AM

11 - Queen will mark 95th birthday in low-key fashion

The monarch's birthday on Wednesday comes four days after the funeral of her husband, Prince Philip.

4/21/2021 3:01:54 AM

12 - EuroMillions: UK ticket-holder wins £59m jackpot

The winner matched all five numbers and the two Lucky Star numbers, at odds of around 1 in 140 million.

4/21/2021 5:14:08 AM

13 - Bat Out Of Hell composer Jim Steinman dies

The writer and producer, who worked with Meat Loaf, Celine Dion and Bonnie Tyler, was 73.

4/20/2021 10:50:54 PM

14 - Newspaper headlines: Super League 'in tatters' and Chauvin found guilty

Wednesday's front pages continue to chart the fate of football's "crumbling" European Super League.

4/21/2021 5:48:37 AM

15 - London elections: 'I don't feel welcome in this city'

Accessible transport campaigner Katie Pennick says a lack of progress by consecutive London mayors has left her feeling "unwelcome".

4/21/2021 12:02:53 AM

16 - Surfer reunited with big wave board discovered 2,700km away

Danny Griffiths was stunned when a surfboard he had lost four years earlier turned up 2,700km away.

4/21/2021 12:03:01 AM

17 - Shanghai Auto Show: Five electric car brands to look out for in China

Robin Brant talks through five companies showcasing electric vehicles at the Shanghai Auto Show.

4/21/2021 12:11:11 AM

18 - CEO Secrets: 'No money is better than the wrong money'

CEO Augustin Celier says he was tempted by a €500,000 loan "but it could have ruined our company".

4/21/2021 12:11:20 AM

19 - Deer graze on east London housing estate

Surprised residents wake up to find a herd of deer grazing on their doorstep.

4/20/2021 3:02:33 PM

20 - George Floyd: Crowd outside court reacts to Derek Chauvin guilty verdicts

People gathered outside court in Minneapolis erupt in cheers as the jury's verdicts are read out.

4/20/2021 10:37:41 PM

21 - 'I would like Russia to be more free'

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg travels 2,000 miles east of Moscow to gauge the mood of ordinary Russians.

4/20/2021 12:00:35 AM

22 - George Floyd: The murder that drove America to the brink

Activists vow their march for racial justice is only just beginning, but not everyone is on board.

4/21/2021 3:57:55 AM

23 - ‘My sister took her life waiting for abusive ex-partner to face trial’

Gemma Robinson died just days before she was due to see her ex-partner in court.

4/21/2021 12:13:16 AM

24 - Covid-19 in India: Why second coronavirus wave is devastating

A deadly second wave has overrun hospitals and even crematoriums in India.

4/21/2021 12:16:34 AM

25 - Oscars 2021: The lowdown on the international feature nominees

The five films cover diverse topics from bullying, a drinking experiment, and the horror of war.

4/21/2021 12:14:24 AM

26 - Coronapas: The passport helping Denmark open up after Covid

Football fans, museums and restaurants are opening up, but Danes will have to show a corona passport.

4/21/2021 12:15:36 AM

27 - Navalny's supporters fear Russia's Putin wants him dead

President Putin's leading critic is on hunger strike and ahead of planned street protests they warn he could die.

4/21/2021 1:01:31 AM

28 - George Floyd death: Five key moments from the Derek Chauvin trial

As the jury deliberates a verdict, here are the key elements of a trial that has gripped the US.

4/19/2021 10:03:50 PM

29 - Derek Chauvin conviction: 'This is monumental. This is historic'

The conviction of the police officer for the death of George Floyd has been hailed as a watershed.

4/21/2021 12:58:04 AM

30 - Oscars 2021: 19 geeky facts from Borat to Boseman

Everything you need to know ahead of the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday.

4/20/2021 12:13:32 AM

31 - Could electric tattoos be the next step in body art?

Researchers are experimenting with thin, flexible circuits that can be transferred to the skin.

4/20/2021 12:08:09 AM

32 - Scottish election 2021: Can independence supporters force another referendum?

In the first of two Scottish election pieces we explore the differences in the pro-independence movement. 

4/20/2021 6:13:02 AM

33 - Green targets: Do governments meet them?

As the UK government plans new environmental targets, what about the previous ones?

4/20/2021 11:26:28 AM

34 - Ed Woodward: Manchester United executive vice-chairman to stand down at end of 2021

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward will step down from his role at the end of 2021.

4/21/2021 12:51:52 AM

35 - Chelsea go fourth in draw with Brighton on dramatic night for European football

Chelsea draw with Brighton to climb into the Champions League places on a dramatic night for the future of European football.

4/20/2021 11:13:04 PM

36 - Former champion Bingham wins delayed deciding frame to beat Ding

Former champion Stuart Bingham wins a delayed deciding frame to end world number nine Ding Junhui's hopes of a first World Championship title.

4/20/2021 9:39:25 PM

37 - Smith's role as England national selector abolished

Ed Smith's role as England national selector has been abolished, with team selection becoming the responsibility of head coach Chris Silverwood.

4/20/2021 7:36:26 PM

38 - 'It's in my heart, my blood' - Mason named Tottenham boss until end of season

Ryan Mason says he feels "immense pride" after being named head coach at Tottenham until the end of the season following Jose Mourinho's sacking.

4/20/2021 3:31:58 PM

39 - Chelsea 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion: European Super League talk affected me and players - Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel says constant talk of a proposed European Super League among his players may have affected their performance as they drew 0-0 with Brighton.

4/20/2021 10:54:03 PM

40 - Is the Australia-NZ travel bubble the way ahead?

Australia and New Zealand have quarantine-free travel, but will other countries follow their lead?

4/21/2021 1:45:04 AM

41 - What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

Pubs and gyms will reopen in Scotland on Monday, as lockdown restrictions ease significantly.

4/20/2021 1:56:45 PM

42 - Covid: When can I go on holiday abroad or in the UK?

A traffic light system ranking foreign countries by coronavirus risk is to be introduced - the rules on UK holidays are also easing.

4/20/2021 5:08:26 PM

43 - Covid: Restaurants and pubs have reopened, but what are the rules?

Pubs, cafes and restaurants in England are open for customers seated outdoors.

4/20/2021 10:02:09 AM

44 - Covid: How do I get a lateral flow or PCR test?

Everyone in England and Scotland is being encouraged to take rapid coronavirus tests regularly.

4/20/2021 1:02:48 PM

45 - 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.

4/20/2021 5:38:09 PM

46 - What are the Indian, Brazil, South Africa and UK variants?

Cases are being found in the UK and the changes the virus is undergoing are concerning.

4/19/2021 4:08:07 PM

47 - When does the stamp duty holiday in England and Northern Ireland end?

What is the stamp duty holiday and when will it finish?

4/19/2021 1:35:43 PM

48 - Which countries are on the red list and what are the quarantine rules?

Many travellers are no longer allowed to enter the UK from countries on the "red list".

4/19/2021 4:37:19 PM

49 - Covid: When will I get the vaccine?

People 45 or over in England are being offered a Covid vaccine.

4/19/2021 4:50:40 PM

50 - Coronavirus: What's the risk on transport?

As UK coronavirus restrictions continue to be relaxed, public transport could become much busier.

4/13/2021 5:40:37 PM

51 - Covid: When will children return to school and what are the rules?

Children are returning to school across the UK, after months of enforced home-schooling.

4/16/2021 5:08:14 PM

52 - Why are so many babies dying of Covid-19 in Brazil?

As the pandemic rages in Brazil, hundreds of babies and young children are dying of Covid.

4/15/2021 12:15:02 AM

53 - The disabled doctors not believed by their colleagues

People often feel nervous when they visit a doctor, but what if you are a doctor but your colleagues don't believe you're ill?

4/19/2021 12:04:31 AM

54 - The homeless drug addict who became a professor

Jesse Thistle, a high school dropout, overcame addiction and homelessness to pursue an academic career.

1/24/2021 12:15:51 AM

55 - Nil-by-mouth foodie: The chef who will never eat again

Loretta Harmes hasn't eaten or tasted food for six years, but she hasn't lost her passion for cooking.

4/18/2021 12:56:18 AM

56 - 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.

4/10/2021 12:08:59 PM









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