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Argentina football legend Maradona dies aged 60

Argentina legend Diego Maradona, one of the greatest footballers of all time, dies at the age of 60.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:22:49 GMT

'Economic emergency has only just begun,' says Sunak

The pandemic will deal lasting damage to growth and jobs, the chancellor has warned.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:00:07 GMT

Michael Flynn: Trump pardons ex-national security adviser

Michael Flynn was among former aides convicted in an investigation into Russian election interference.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:36:40 GMT

Spending Review: Millions face cut in value of workplace pensions

Women and new retirees likely to be hit hardest by the planned change - but not before 2030.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:11:15 GMT

Biden Thanksgiving speech: We're at war with the virus, not each other

US President-elect Joe Biden calls for an end to division in a speech for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:55:16 GMT

Moment 180 mph motorcyclist in T-shirt is caught

The 19-year-old, filmed by a police helicopter, went through red lights and the wrong way on a motorway.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:51:00 GMT

Meghan: Duchess of Sussex tells of miscarriage 'pain and grief'

"I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second," Meghan writes in an article.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:16:44 GMT

Spending review: Backlash over Rishi Sunak's overseas aid cut

A junior minister resigns over the chancellor's decision to ditch the Tories' aid spending promise.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:15:07 GMT

Spending review: Families face 'agonising uncertainty' over benefits decision

Footballer Marcus Rashford asks the chancellor whether higher Universal Credit will be "taken away" in April.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:48:25 GMT

Johnny Depp libel case appeal bid turned down

A judge refuses to hear the case but the star can try to overturn the ruling at the Court of Appeal.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:07:36 GMT

Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Lecturer released by Iran 'in prisoner swap'

Kylie Moore-Gilbert thanks those who worked towards her release, which Iran says was a prisoner exchange.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:51:23 GMT

I'm A Celebrity: Police issue 'advice' over bug use

TV presenter Iolo Williams is concerned non-native bugs will be released into north Wales.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:17:28 GMT

Over-55s growing less satisfied with the BBC, Ofcom says

Satisfaction with the BBC among its most loyal audiences is showing "signs of waning", Ofcom says.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:43:12 GMT

Maradona: A flawed football genius

The Argentine icon famous for his 'Hand of God' goal was a footballing great with a myriad of problems.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:41:23 GMT

Coronavirus: Do you have a tribute to a loved one?

A collection of your tributes to some of the thousands of people in the UK who have died with coronavirus.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:10:10 GMT

Rocky the owl back in the wild after Rockefeller Christmas tree rescue in New York

Good news for fans of Rocky - the Northern saw-whet owl rescued in New York City has been rehabilitated.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:47:24 GMT

Taylor Swift confirms boyfriend Joe Alwyn is mystery Folklore co-writer

Joe Alwyn was credited under a pseudonym on two tracks on Taylor Swift's latest album Folklore.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:22:46 GMT

Phone addiction not driven by notifications, study finds

Users check their phones automatically, like a smoker would light a cigarette, research suggests.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:01:25 GMT

The Great British Bake Off final brings bumper audience to Channel 4

The 9.2 million viewers give Channel 4 its highest overnight ratings for at least 18 years.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:57:11 GMT

SLS: Nasa 'megarocket' assembly begins in Florida

Nasa has stacked the first pieces of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket at Florida's Kennedy Space Center.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:05:13 GMT

Metal monolith found by helicopter crew in Utah desert

Wildlife officials spotted the "unusual" structure while counting sheep, leaving them baffled.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:43:39 GMT

President Trump pardons US Thanksgiving turkey, Corn, at White House

The US president officially pardons "Corn" in the annual White House tradition.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 20:12:36 GMT

How sunshine can make the railways greener

The railways in the UK, Australia and India getting power from the sun in different ways.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 01:12:40 GMT

US election: Daily Show comedian Jordan Klepper on Trump and his supporters

Jordan Klepper has become known for his Trump supporter interviews with Trevor Noah.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 01:33:25 GMT

Brain imaging technology designed for babies

Scientists demonstrate a scanning device that will make it easier to study the brain.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 00:05:40 GMT

Reunited after the Manchester Arena bombing

Usman and Sharon were connected forever after being caught up in the bombing's aftermath.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 00:02:44 GMT

'Thanksgiving grandma' has bittersweet reunion with guest she invited by mistake

Wanda still invites Jamal to dinner four years after a mistaken text - but this year there was an empty seat.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 03:56:42 GMT

Driver trapped in sinking car rescued by Ohio police officers

Officers in Ohio smashed a window to pull out the driver before the vehicle became fully submerged.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 20:31:35 GMT

I'm A Celebrity: Do the contestants rehearse Bushtucker trials?

Reports suggest celebrities are allowed to rehearse their Bushtucker trials. What is the truth?

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:22:21 GMT

Spending review 'undermines UK green vision'

The UK chancellor's spending review is accused of undermining the prime minister’s “green” vision.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:08:52 GMT

Profile: Duchess of Sussex

Meghan has gone from acting on US TV to becoming a member of the Royal Family.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:36:55 GMT

A harsh reality in coal country - with or without Trump

Built on coal, Colstrip has been under threat for years. It may not matter who sits in the Oval Office.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 02:19:31 GMT

New Brunswick outbreak: How a smalltown doctor became a Covid pariah

After being labelled "patient zero", a small-town physician in Canada was shunned.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 01:23:46 GMT

Dating coach Sami Wunder reveals dilemma when starting out

When Sami Wunder started out as a dating and relationships coach there was one issue that scared her.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 00:00:22 GMT

OMG: The creator of the abbreviation 'would have loved emojis'

The admiral who coined the term would have been "Trumpesque" on Twitter, a descendant believes.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 01:34:07 GMT

US election 2020: What is the presidential transition?

The transition process is finally under way even though President Trump has not given up his legal challenges.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 10:48:08 GMT

Karl Edwards: The 'bronzed Aussie' who knew life was for living

The story behind the plaque: the fast life and freakishly unlucky death of Karl Edwards.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 00:30:23 GMT

Diego Maradona dies: Three days of mourning begin in Argentina as tributes pour in

Three days of mourning begin in Argentina as tributes pour in for Diego Maradona, one of the greatest footballers of all time, who died on Wednesday.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:58:44 GMT

Diego Maradona: How tormenting England made him an Argentine deity

Scoring against England turned Maradona almost into a deity in the eyes of some of his compatriots - with disastrous consequences, writes Tim Vickery.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:45:17 GMT

Watch all eight of Diego Maradona's World Cup goals

Watch all eight of Diego Maradona's goals across four World Cups as it is announced that the Argentine, one of the greatest players of all time, has died at the age of 60.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:40:53 GMT

Marcus Rashford: Special BBC award at Sports Personality show for Man Utd forward

England and Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford will be given a special award at next month's BBC Sports Personality show.

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Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:00:47 GMT

Liverpool 0-2 Atalanta: Visitors enjoy surprise Champions League win at Anfield

Atalanta score twice in four minutes to deliver a surprise victory over Liverpool at Anfield in the Champions League.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:23:25 GMT

Guardiola says more goals will come as Foden secures progress for wasteful City

Manchester City secure progress to the Champions League knockout stages with two games to spare after a comfortable victory over Olympiakos.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:32:19 GMT

Diego Maradona: The life and career of one of the greatest footballers of all time

Watch the life and career of Diego Maradona, who died aged 60 on Wednesday

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:25:57 GMT

Spending Review: Key points from Rishi Sunak's statement

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has set out what the government will spend next year. Here are the headlines.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:17:41 GMT

Spending Review: What is it and how does it affect me?

The chancellor has announced his public service spending plans in uniquely difficult circumstances.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:53:25 GMT

Sunak hasn't gone far enough, young people say

Under-30s have been hit hard by Covid, so what did they think of the chancellor's Spending Review?

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:32:02 GMT

Spending Review: What we learned from Sunak's speech in two minutes

BBC News takes a look at Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Spending Review, plus reaction to his announcements.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 20:20:04 GMT

Unemployment rate: How many people are out of work?

The unemployment rate is rising as Covid hits different parts of the economy.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:53:30 GMT

Rishi Sunak: Government set 'to fund priorities of British people'

The chancellor told the Commons that the government can 'set the direction' by funding the 'priorities of British people'.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:57:16 GMT

Coronavirus: How much will it cost the UK and how will we pay?

The pandemic will cost the government hundreds of billions of pounds. Where will it all come from?

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:40:02 GMT

Spending Review: Sunak pledges to make jobs 'number one priority'

The chancellor promises his Spending Review will include a £4.6bn package to help people back to work.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:02:57 GMT

Rishi Sunak: Why should I care what he says?

The chancellor will set out his plans for government spending, but will it be bad or good news for you?

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 14:04:32 GMT

Rishi Sunak's Spending Review: Four things to look out for

The Spending Review marks the start of the chancellor's economic recovery strategy. Here's what to watch for.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:23:34 GMT

Christmas Covid rules: Who are you allowed to see?

Restrictions will be temporarily eased around the UK, but there are still rules about what you can do.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:35:38 GMT

Covid: How to keep the virus at bay this Christmas

Christmas could be a dangerous time to contract the virus - but precautions can be taken.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:01:01 GMT

Covid vaccines: Who decides if they are safe?

Busting myths and explaining the facts around immunisation.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 17:22:03 GMT

Covid: What are the new rules for pubs and restaurants?

New rules for pubs in England come into effect on 2 December after the second lockdown ends.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:28:38 GMT

Christmas rules: What can you do in a Covid Christmas?

How you and your family can celebrate Christmas and minimise the spread of coronavirus.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 20:57:26 GMT

Covid: What are the quarantine rules when arriving in the UK?

Travellers arriving from almost all other countries must self-isolate on entry to the UK.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:18:54 GMT

Covid: How will I get a coronavirus vaccine?

Several vaccines are showing promise and one is already being reviewed by the UK regulator.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 01:58:15 GMT

Covid: The new lockdown rules for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

England will move to a tougher version of tiered coronavirus restrictions when lockdown ends next week.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 19:55:15 GMT

Covid: Can we form our Christmas bubble early? And other questions

We answer some of your questions about the Oxford vaccine.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020 12:52:38 GMT

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.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:37:16 GMT

Covid vaccine update: When will one be ready?

Hopes are rising that an effective vaccine against Covid-19 will be available soon.

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Mon, 23 Nov 2020 08:24:01 GMT

Why the Oxford vaccine matters

Why news on this vaccine is particularly important for people living in the UK.

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Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:54:52 GMT

Covid: What is mass testing and how does it work?

Liverpool has the UK's first mass Covid testing pilot, with other high-risk areas to follow.

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Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:14:28 GMT

Coronavirus: How to be happier while working from home

Tips on happier ways to work from home in the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

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Tue, 17 Nov 2020 00:35:05 GMT

Covid: What does my boss have to do to keep me safe?

With Boris Johnson self-isolating after a meeting, what do employers have to do to keep their staff safe?

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Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:17:54 GMT

Coronavirus: How does Covid-19 test-and-trace work?

The scheme told Dido Harding she had to self-isolate, a week after her husband was also told to isolate.

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Wed, 18 Nov 2020 11:13:01 GMT

Covid symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?

A new cough, fever and change in smell or taste are the key symptoms that mean you may have coronavirus.

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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:29:46 GMT

The assassination of a ‘Brave Journalist of Afghanistan’

Aliyas Dayee, a "voice for the voiceless" in Helmand, was killed by a bomb earlier this month.

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Mon, 23 Nov 2020 01:24:56 GMT