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Covid spreading faster in England than 'worst-case scenario', documents show

Infection levels in England are about four times higher than the government's worst-case winter plan.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 18:06:03 GMT

Earthquake hits Greece and Turkey, bringing deaths and floods

Fourteen die in Turkey's Izmir city and on Greece's Samos island, with a mini-tsunami triggered.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 18:34:30 GMT

Nobby Stiles: World Cup winner and former Man Utd midfielder dies aged 78

Nobby Stiles, a key member of England's 1966 World Cup-winning team, dies aged 78 after a long illness.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 17:06:36 GMT

Nice attack: 'Such friendly faces' - city in shock after murders

Colleagues and neighbours pay tribute to the three victims of Thursday's attack at Notre-Dame basilica.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 12:55:44 GMT

Covid-19: Virus spreading faster than 'worst-case scenario', and Paris streets empty

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday evening.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 17:05:15 GMT

Breonna Taylor: Police officer sues shot black woman's boyfriend

Jonathan Mattingly was injured in the raid in Kentucky in which police shot dead the black woman.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 15:59:53 GMT

The Chop: Sky TV carpentry show cancelled over contestant's tattoos

An investigation into a contestant's tattoos says they "could be connected to far-right ideologies".

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 10:42:34 GMT

Corbyn anti-Semitism row: Len McCluskey urges angry members to stay in Labour

Union leader Len McCluskey says Jeremy Corbyn's suspension was "unjust" but he hopes it can be resolved.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 16:43:25 GMT

Covid: UK-wide Christmas rules meeting 'expected', says Drakeford

The UK government wants a meeting to find a "common" approach, the Welsh first minister says.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 14:47:38 GMT

The Countdown: Lil Wayne, Paul Rudd and the fight for the last votes

Lil Wayne met with Donald Trump and everybody had views about the black vote.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 15:25:30 GMT

Nottinghamshire tier 3: Crowds gather ahead of new restrictions

The city moved into the top tier of Covid-19 restrictions at midnight after an overall rise in infection rates.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 12:13:15 GMT

Borat's Sacha Baron Cohen donates $100,000 to Jeanise Jones' church

Sacha Baron Cohen reportedly donates to the church attended by one of Borat 2's unwitting stars.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 12:39:37 GMT

Covid: Clive Myrie visits the Navajo Nation

Clive Myrie has visited the Navajo Nation in Arizona where the death rate is the highest in the US.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 15:18:27 GMT

Ariana Grande's Positions: Album 'solid but doesn't sparkle' say critics

Positions gets a lukewarm reception from critics, who say it does not break any new ground.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 17:10:56 GMT

A summer evening and other award-winning photos

Winning images by professional and non-professional photographers, from around the world.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 08:40:54 GMT

New lockdown drains Paris streets of life

The first day of a new month-long lockdown in France left some Paris streets looking deserted.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 12:55:31 GMT

Stockport holiday club supports families struggling during half term

The R Time project in Stockport has been handing out lunches to all its children.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 17:11:01 GMT

Armenians on the front line in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenian mothers fear for sons on the front line in Nagorno-Karabakh as both sides suffer heavy casualties.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:48:12 GMT

Rebecca Adlington: Former Olympic champion on online abuse and body image problems

Double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington's memories of landmark moments in her life have been "tainted" by online trolls.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 09:36:56 GMT

Quiz of the week: Which Borat slogan did Kazakhstan embrace?

How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 01:02:33 GMT

Covid-19 evictions: 'Where will I go with my children?'

Three people from around the world who lost their jobs during the pandemic explain how it has affected their lives.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:02:27 GMT

Guy Davies spots gap in film market for his first feature

How one independent film-maker spotted a gap in the movie market left by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:02:23 GMT

Nobby Stiles: The 'toothless fella' who meant so much to fans

Nobby Stiles, who has died aged 78, will be remembered for his World Cup celebrations - but it should not be the only reason.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 16:13:02 GMT

NHS paramedics: 'The suicide callouts stay with you'

Paramedics tell Radio 1 Newsbeat how they cope with suicide-related 999 calls.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 10:42:53 GMT

Carrie Hope Fletcher on how Cinderella went 'bad'

The singer, who will star in Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical, reveals some of the show's secrets.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:38:10 GMT

A simple guide: Why was Jeremy Corbyn suspended from Labour?

The events that led to Mr Corbyn's suspension from the party he joined as a teenager and what happens next.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 12:14:38 GMT

Oil firm whistleblower trapped in Croatian holiday hell

A British lawyer exposed huge oil industry corruption - and now Monaco wants him extradited.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 01:27:29 GMT

Prince Monolulu: The truth behind horse racing's original showman tipster

The fantastical life story of a forgotten national star. But who was the real man behind the Prince Monolulu mythology?

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 06:14:31 GMT

Coronavirus doctor's diary: 'Our hospital could soon be overwhelmed'

Dr John Wright and two consultants describe the immense pressure Bradford Royal Infirmary is coming under.

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Thu, 29 Oct 2020 15:16:55 GMT

Covid: Sir Rocco Forte's claims fact-checked

The hotelier says the government "overreacted" and "panicked" in its response to the pandemic.

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Thu, 29 Oct 2020 18:04:36 GMT

How do 'Blue Wall' voters rate the Tories one year on?

People in Great Grimsby and Redcar reflect on the government, one year after 2019's general election was called.

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Thu, 29 Oct 2020 01:09:59 GMT

Why the humble text message is a key campaign tool

Every election campaign uses more sophisticated tech, but the text message still cuts through.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 09:44:25 GMT

England take lessons from 2015 try-fest as they bid to get tactics right in Rome

Billy Vunipola says England must not "become too frantic" in pursuit of tries when they bid for the Six Nations title against Italy on Saturday.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 16:59:09 GMT

Roglic punches clear to win stage and retake Vuelta a Espana lead

Primoz Roglic retakes the overall lead in the Vuelta a Espana from Richard Carapaz with victory on stage 10.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 17:31:49 GMT

Stokes flays fifty to keep Rajasthan in IPL hunt

Ben Stokes propels Rajasthan Royals to a seven-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab to keep the Royals in the Indian Premier League.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 17:54:35 GMT

Nobby Stiles the unlikely hero - World Cup winner dies aged 78

BBC Sport looks back at the life of World Cup-winning England midfielder Nobby Stiles who has died, aged 78, after a long illness.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 18:30:53 GMT

Diego Maradona's best goals for Argentina

Watch some of Diego Maradona's best goals for Argentina as the one of football's greatest talents and biggest characters turns 60.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 14:07:38 GMT

US election: The women who hold the key to Trump's survival

Suburban women are a key voting bloc this election - but can Trump still count on their support?

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Thu, 29 Oct 2020 22:31:48 GMT

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.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 11:25:19 GMT

Trump v Biden: A tale of two rallies

Donald Trump and Joe Biden slug it out in Florida, with very different campaign styles.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 03:20:30 GMT

Predict the president 2020: Will Trump or Biden win the US election? You decide

Play our game to predict whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden will win the key states in the election.

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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 16:35:15 GMT

US election 2020: Why racism is still a problem for the world's most powerful country

The stories of police brutality against African Americans are similar to those of 20 years ago, writes the BBC's Clive Myrie.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 01:55:59 GMT

The Countdown: Kellyanne Conway, Miles Taylor and the speculation game

The latest election drama, and what speculation about who wrote the book Anonymous really tells us.

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Thu, 29 Oct 2020 18:33:06 GMT

US election 2020: The 750,000 people you didn’t know could vote

Hundreds of thousands of people in US jails are entitled to vote in 2020 - but most have no idea.

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Thu, 29 Oct 2020 21:28:08 GMT

Furlough: ‘In limbo’ or ‘one long garden party'?

Furlough was a welcome holiday for some but for others it was a long and anxious waiting game.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:03:29 GMT

Covid: What impact has the furlough scheme had?

As the furlough scheme draws to a close, how much did it cost and did it achieve its aims?

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Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:39 GMT

'Furlough pay should be kept at 80% of our salaries'

Workers facing new lockdowns: "We need furlough pay to be kept at 80% of our salaries."

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Thu, 29 Oct 2020 00:01:47 GMT

Job Support Scheme: How do new post-furlough changes work?

The government has expanded its Job Support Scheme, which replaces furlough from November.

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Thu, 29 Oct 2020 18:26:29 GMT

‘It’s all about survival’ as furlough scheme ends

How are Tottenham residents coping after the area had one of the highest furlough rates in London?

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Tue, 27 Oct 2020 10:41:34 GMT

How do I find a new job during Covid and which sectors are hiring?

Jobseekers are having a tough time at the moment, but support is available.

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Thu, 29 Oct 2020 18:57:27 GMT