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Covid-19: Protect us from unlawful killing charges - medics

Health groups say NHS staff fear prosecution over decisions if hospitals are overwhelmed.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 14:26:58 GMT

Covid-19: Further 1,295 deaths recorded in the UK

The latest death and case figures should be a "bitter warning for us all", Public Health England says.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 18:59:14 GMT

Biden inauguration: All 50 US states on alert for armed protests

National Guard troops from across the country descend on Washington DC amid tightened security.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 22:24:57 GMT

Home Office 'working to restore' lost police records

Hundreds of thousands of DNA and arrest records were deleted after a human error, the Home Office says.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 18:55:49 GMT

SLS: Nasa's 'megarocket' engine test ends early

A critical engine test for Nasa's new "megarocket" - the Space Launch System (SLS) - ends early.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 22:41:04 GMT

Nepali climbers make history with winter summit of K2 mountain

Till now, K2 was the only mountain higher than 8,000m not to be conquered in winter.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 18:02:21 GMT

RAF veteran receives Covid jab at Salisbury Cathedral

Louis Godwin, 95, said he was "so pleased" to get his Covid-19 vaccination at Salisbury Cathedral.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:38:35 GMT

Gerry Marsden: Funeral held for Pacemakers star

The Gerry and the Pacemakers singer died from a blood infection at the age of 78.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:28:32 GMT

Coronavirus: William and Kate hear from emergency workers

Prince William says he "really worries" about the effect of the pandemic on front-line workers.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:32:42 GMT

Covid-19: France begins 6pm curfew

Prime Minister Jean Castex said the measures would be in place for at least 15 days.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 22:37:47 GMT

Archie Lyndhurst: CBBC star died in his sleep, says mother

CBBC star's mother, Lucy Lyndhurst, says his death has had a "catastrophic effect" on their family.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 13:23:45 GMT

Leicester City 2-0 Southampton: James Maddison and Harvey Barnes send Foxes second

Leicester City edge a keenly contested Premier League encounter with Southampton to maintain their push for a top-four place.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 23:00:56 GMT

Mount Semeru: Erupting volcano spews ash above Indonesia's Java island

Mount Semeru has erupted, pouring volcanic matter miles into the air and placing locals on alert.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 17:43:55 GMT

Dinosaurs In Love: Tom Rosenthal and daughter's song made into book

Dinosaurs In Love went viral, musician Tom Rosenthal and his daughter Fenn were the ones behind it.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:05:42 GMT

Covid: Friends fined for 68-mile drive to visit McDonald's

Staffordshire Police stopped a car that had travelled from Manchester to Uttoxeter.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 11:27:12 GMT

Mapping space and a frozen waterfall - stories you may have missed

From a fitness-obsessed sausage dog to other news in our weekly video round up: In Case You Missed It.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:51:45 GMT

Can supermarket security guards help with mask rules?

Supermarkets around the UK are stepping up enforcement of mask-wearing rules.

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Fri, 15 Jan 2021 21:55:49 GMT

Martin Luther King Jr: New documentary on FBI surveillance

New documentary highlights extent of the FBI surveillance of the US civil rights leader.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:07:52 GMT

US Election 2020: What do countries around the world want from Joe Biden?

We speak to reporters in six global regions about hopes and expectations for the new US administration.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:09:46 GMT

CES 2021: 'Wearable tech that’s like using the Force’

Omar Mehtab tries a wristband that allows you to control your laptop and a smart fitness ring.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 13:56:35 GMT

Covid-19: Lichfield Cathedral becomes a vaccination hub

In the Middle Ages, Lichfield Cathedral was a pilgrimage for the sick - now it's become a vaccination centre.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 11:56:37 GMT

Aerial photos capture 'tree of life' structures in Norfolk and Suffolk

Mike Page says his images of the spectacular patterns capture a moment in time.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 08:23:08 GMT

Project 17: One girl's quest for clean water in Rwanda

Joyce, 17, explores progress towards the goal of clean water for all in her country, Rwanda.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:01:55 GMT

UK snow: Polar bears enjoy Yorkshire's wintry weather

Bears Nobby, Hamish, Luka and Sisu are enjoying the snow which has fallen across the county.

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Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:41:11 GMT

Did we see a Christmas coronavirus spike?

Christmas gatherings were cut back but was there still an impact on Covid cases?

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:16:28 GMT

Autism: 'They said bleach would cure my daughter'

Black, Asian or minority ethnic people with autism have a "double whammy", campaigners say.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 07:15:10 GMT

Brexit: End to Gibraltar land border prompts joy and trepidation

For residents on both sides of the border there are hopes of an end to queues, but not everyone is convinced.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:17:43 GMT

Capitol riots: What are far-right Trump supporters saying?

Members of the extreme right are searching for new online homes, amid paranoia that they are being ‘set up’ by the authorities.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:19:53 GMT

To poll or not to poll? That is still the question

Ministers seem set on England's May elections taking place, but some in local government are pushing back.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:20:52 GMT

Covid map: Coronavirus cases, deaths, vaccinations by country

Key maps and charts explaining how the virus has spread around the world.

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Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:52:29 GMT

Talia Dean: 'My back pain was misdiagnosed for 15 years - now I can't dance'

Singer Talia Dean was 18 when she first had symptoms of axial spondyloarthritis. It took 15 years to get a diagnosis.

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Fri, 15 Jan 2021 02:24:19 GMT

Lampard 'not blown away' with win against 10-man Fulham

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says his side "can't think everything is solved" after labouring their way to a win against 10-man Fulham.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 21:39:19 GMT

'We're not the old West Ham any more, we're the new West Ham' - Hammers beat lacklustre Burnley

David Moyes proclaims "the new West Ham" after his side defeat Burnley to move to within three points of the Champions League places.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 19:26:40 GMT

Celtic 0-0 Livingston: Makeshift Celtic held at home

Makeshift Celtic end Livingston's eight-game winning run, but are still without victory in 2021 after a compelling Scottish Premiership draw.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:54:16 GMT

Can you catch coronavirus from a jogger?

The risks of catching Covid indoors are well-known, but what are the chances of being infected outdoors?

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Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:04:29 GMT

How worrying are the new variants?

Scientists have discovered a new mutated version of the virus from Brazil, in addition to the ones from the UK and South Africa.

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Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:17:45 GMT

How many 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.

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:34:08 GMT

Which shops are open and what are the rules about click-and-collect?

There are strict rules across the UK about which shops can open during lockdown and how they must run.

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Fri, 15 Jan 2021 16:09:00 GMT

What are the social distancing rules?

Keeping a certain distance away from other people cuts the risk of passing on - or catching - coronavirus.

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Wed, 13 Jan 2021 14:15:15 GMT

Covid: What are the new UK travel rules?

Travellers must self-isolate on arrival and an advance coronavirus test will soon be required.

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Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:39:24 GMT

Covid symptoms: Is it a cold, flu or coronavirus?

With similar symptoms, deciding whether or not you need to get tested for coronavirus can be tricky.

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Tue, 05 Jan 2021 15:07:11 GMT

Covid immunity: Can you catch it twice?

Immunity is the crucial question and understanding it will tell us how the pandemic will end.

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Thu, 14 Jan 2021 13:21:11 GMT

Covid: What are the lockdown rules across the UK?

People across England are being urged to "double down" and stick to the lockdown rules.

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Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:29:09 GMT

Coronavirus: Should I start taking vitamin D?

Some people might want to consider it during the pandemic. Here's why.

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Thu, 17 Dec 2020 08:08:01 GMT

Coronavirus cure: What progress are we making on treatments?

Teams around the world are looking into medicines for Covid-19 and scientists are starting to discover what works.

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Wed, 13 Jan 2021 12:39:40 GMT

Can I hug my vaccinated dad? And other questions

We answer some of your questions about vaccination, travel rules and school closures

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Tue, 12 Jan 2021 15:36:09 GMT

Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings?

People around the UK must now wear face coverings in many public places, but what are the rules?

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Wed, 13 Jan 2021 09:35:49 GMT

Covid: What free school meals are children supposed to get?

Free school meals are still available in lockdown and there are rules about what they should contain.

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Thu, 14 Jan 2021 16:03:36 GMT

Covid vaccine: When will you be eligible?

Three vaccines have been approved and two are being rolled out across the UK, so when might you get one?

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Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:29:09 GMT

Inside Newcastle's Covid mass vaccination centre

Seven mass vaccination centres have opened across England to help deliver the Coronavirus vaccine.

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Mon, 11 Jan 2021 17:13:15 GMT

Polly and Molly the jumping piglets

The playful pair have learnt a new trick in lockdown, which is melting hearts.

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Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:43:51 GMT

The Scottish postman behind 'Sea Shanty TikTok'

Nathan Evans's renditions of the ancient songs have racked up millions of views on the video-sharing app.

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Thu, 14 Jan 2021 13:43:29 GMT

Video letter from Montgomery council 'viral' in Hungary

Hungary has literary links to Wales, with children learning a ballad about the country in school.

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Sat, 09 Jan 2021 07:46:34 GMT

Sutton Hoo: 'I taught Ralph Fiennes Suffolk accent' for Netflix film

Charlie Haylock says he initially thought the request "was a scam".

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Thu, 14 Jan 2021 16:55:55 GMT

In pictures: Aurora Borealis lights up sky above Scotland

The Northern Lights were visible overnight from Shetland, Moray and the Highlands.

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Tue, 12 Jan 2021 10:00:15 GMT