ovalball

first post last post removed comments
18/02/2013 09:37:00 28/05/2020 09:33:59 80,649 60,676 488 8,285
Test and trace system will start on Thursday
27/05/2020 | news | health | 3,032
Anyone coming into close contact with infected people in England will be told to isolate.
removed comments
ovalball 20 5 0 2
Schools and workplaces could see 'local lockdowns'
27/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,547
Restrictions could be introduced if there is a local flare-up of coronavirus, a minister says.
removed comments
ovalball 0 5 0 1
Johnson urges UK to 'move on' from Cummings row
26/05/2020 | news | politics | 15,754
The PM rules out an inquiry into the conduct of his top aide at the height of the coronavirus lockdown.
removed comments
ovalball 29 7 0 2
Minister quits over Cummings' lockdown actions
26/05/2020 | news | politics | 14,545
Douglas Ross quits the government as more than 35 Conservative MPs call for Dominic Cummings to go.
removed comments
ovalball 84 16 0 4
Cummings: I don't regret what I did
25/05/2020 | news | politics | 15,297
The PM's top aide says he "behaved reasonably" as he explains why he drove to Co Durham during lockdown.
removed comments
ovalball 41 12 0 3
Johnson to face grilling by senior MPs next week
22/05/2020 | news | politics | 3,126
The PM will be questioned by the Commons' Liaison Committee for the first time since taking office.
removed comments
ovalball 122 5 0 8
Quarantine plans for UK arrivals unveiled
22/05/2020 | news | uk | 4,734
From 8 June, people arriving in the UK must self-isolate for 14 days - but some workers will be exempt.
removed comments
ovalball 684 241 2 42
UK arrivals could be fined for breaking quarantine
22/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,904
Travellers to the UK must self-isolate for 14 days from next month, the government is expected to announce.
removed comments
ovalball 46 20 0 4
NHS fees to be scrapped for overseas health staff
21/05/2020 | news | politics | 2,759
NHS staff and care workers from abroad are to be exempt, as Labour calls it "the right thing to do".
removed comments
ovalball 291 70 1 13
Immune clue sparks coronavirus treatment hope
21/05/2020 | news | health | 654
Better understanding of Covid-19's impact on the immune system gives hope an existing drug might aid recovery.
removed comments
ovalball 5 76 0 1
Net migration from outside EU hits 'highest level'
21/05/2020 | news | politics | 2,399
Official figures show an estimated 282,000 more non-EU citizens came to the UK than left in 2019.
removed comments
ovalball 26 18 0 3
PM faces rebels over NHS fee for overseas carers
21/05/2020 | news | uk | 651
It comes after Boris Johnson rejected calls to scrap the fees health workers must pay to use the NHS.
removed comments
ovalball 92 12 0 5
Scottish lockdown easing to begin next week
20/05/2020 | news | uk | 4,311
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveils a four-phase "route map" aimed at relaxing the coronavirus restrictions.
removed comments
ovalball 33 85 2 6
Track and trace system in place from June - PM
20/05/2020 | news | uk | 4,494
It comes as Labour accuses the government of leaving a "huge hole" in the UK's coronavirus defences.
removed comments
ovalball 244 76 5 21
PM rejects call to scrap overseas carers NHS fee
20/05/2020 | news | politics | 926
Charging migrant health workers to use the NHS is cruel and unfair, opposition leaders tell the PM.
removed comments
ovalball 13 1 0 2
Premier League: Drama, records and rants that would have been lost in curtailed seasons
20/05/2020 | sport | football | 1,085
With English football yet to resume, BBC Sport looks back at the great moments that would have been lost had seasons ended early.
removed comments
ovalball 24 37 0 2
Rees-Mogg sticks by plan to bring MPs back
19/05/2020 | news | politics | 961
MPs are set to return to Westminster in two weeks' time, despite opposition concerns over safety.
removed comments
ovalball 154 45 0 9
Government confirms new checks on goods entering NI
19/05/2020 | news | uk | 608
Details of the plans are contained in UK proposals for implementing the NI part of the Brexit deal.
removed comments
ovalball 15 4 0 2
Government publishes 'approach' to EU trade deal
19/05/2020 | news | politics | 3,081
Michael Gove says the bloc held up talks with its "ideological approach" as the UK publishes its plans.
removed comments
ovalball 56 47 3 8
Extra bank holiday in October being considered
19/05/2020 | news | business | 2,089
The tourist industry says another public holiday would help offset losses caused by the lockdown.
removed comments
ovalball 19 9 0 2
Five and overs in UK now eligible for virus test
18/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,719
Coronavirus testing has been extended to everyone aged five and over in the UK with symptoms.
removed comments
ovalball 129 93 3 17
MPs give initial backing to immigration bill
18/05/2020 | news | politics | 5,114
The legislation paves the way for the UK to create a new post-Brexit immigration system.
removed comments
ovalball 86 67 1 10
UK warns of 'very little progress' in EU talks
15/05/2020 | news | politics | 3,738
Disagreements remain over fishing and competition as the EU's Michel Barnier warns of a stalemate.
removed comments
ovalball 25 14 1 5
London congestion charge to be reinstated
15/05/2020 | news | uk | 945
The charge will resume on Monday and go up in June to avoid a build up of traffic in the capital.
removed comments
ovalball 14 29 1 4
Coronavirus infection 'R' rate in UK creeps up
15/05/2020 | news | health | 4,837
The figure is now much closer to one - the point at which the virus starts spreading rapidly.
removed comments
ovalball 35 12 0 3
Doctors 'told not to discuss PPE shortages'
15/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,527
One NHS doctor tells BBC Newsnight he was told by managers at his hospital to "stop causing a fuss".
removed comments
ovalball 59 20 1 6
Government faces WW2-sized bill for tackling virus
14/05/2020 | news | business | 1,284
The increased cost of the furlough scheme pushes borrowing to a level not seen since wartime.
removed comments
ovalball 26 21 0 2
Coronavirus antibody test a 'positive development'
14/05/2020 | news | health | 3,824
The test, now approved in the UK, can tell who has had Covid-19 - but gives no guarantee they are immune.
removed comments
ovalball 41 31 0 5
Chancellor says UK facing 'significant recession'
12/05/2020 | news | business | 7,223
The UK's economy shrank at the fastest pace since 2008 during the first three months of the year.
removed comments
ovalball 176 77 1 17
Heads say 1 June school reopening 'unfeasible'
12/05/2020 | news | education | 2,300
Head teacher leader and council boss say they need more time to prepare for school reopening in England.
removed comments
ovalball 140 194 1 10
PM 'not expecting' flood of people back to work
11/05/2020 | news | uk | 465
Boris Johnson says people should only return to the workplace if it is secure against coronavirus.
removed comments
ovalball 56 35 2 6
50,000 deaths in the UK’s coronavirus epidemic
11/05/2020 | news | health | 2,964
Official statistics show a large increase in the number of UK deaths above the expected level.
removed comments
ovalball 120 56 1 8
Class size of 15 when primary schools return
11/05/2020 | news | education | 2,353
Primary year groups in England could all have a month at school before summer, in latest Covid-19 plans.
removed comments
ovalball 95 89 0 11
'Do not drive from England to Wales to exercise'
11/05/2020 | news | uk | 2,896
People are warned not to travel to Wales from England for leisure activities or to second homes.
removed comments
ovalball 17 30 0 2
Minister considering lockdown wedding rules change
11/05/2020 | news | uk | 252
The government lockdown has seen couples across the UK cancel or postpone their weddings.
removed comments
ovalball 37 22 0 1
Arrivals from France to escape UK quarantine
10/05/2020 | news | business | 2,669
The UK government says the new measures will not apply to those travelling from France.
removed comments
ovalball 10 2 0 1
Workers 'should not return to unsafe workplaces'
10/05/2020 | news | business | 2,459
Union boss Len McCluskey says workers should not be "pressured" as lockdown measures start to ease.
removed comments
ovalball 86 64 0 7
UK 'to bring in 14-day air passenger quarantine'
08/05/2020 | news | business | 9,501
An airline industry body says it has been told coronavirus quarantining will start from the end of May.
removed comments
ovalball 250 125 0 18
'Catastrophic mistake' to change lockdown message
07/05/2020 | news | uk | 2,437
Nicola Sturgeon extends the coronavirus lockdown in Scotland and says the stay at home message should remain in place.
removed comments
ovalball 23 18 1 5
Is it time to free the healthy from restrictions?
06/05/2020 | news | health | 2,328
Ministers are looking at how to ease the lockdown. How cautious should they be?
removed comments
ovalball 29 31 0 4
Bank of England warns of sharp UK recession
06/05/2020 | news | business | 5,332
Bank head Andrew Bailey tells the BBC there will be no quick return to normality after the hit to jobs and income.
removed comments
ovalball 132 115 1 12
UK first European country to pass 30,000 deaths
06/05/2020 | news | uk | 3,919
The UK records a further 649 deaths, taking the total number of coronavirus deaths to 30,076.
removed comments
ovalball 109 28 1 10
PM 'bitterly regrets' care home crisis
06/05/2020 | news | politics | 4,336
The PM says government is "working hard" to tackle it - and sets 200,000 test aim by end of month.
removed comments
ovalball 210 59 0 13
Theresa May criticises global virus response
05/05/2020 | news | politics | 435
Countries have "gone their own way" rather than working together, the ex-prime minister says.
removed comments
ovalball 72 61 0 6
UK coronavirus death toll higher than Italy's
05/05/2020 | news | uk | 5,283
The figure of 29,427 deaths is "a massive tragedy", the foreign secretary says, but steers clear of comparisons.
removed comments
ovalball 86 54 1 7
Mass testing earlier 'would have been beneficial'
05/05/2020 | news | uk | 2,344
The UK's chief scientist tells MPs mass testing is "part of the system that you need to get right".
removed comments
ovalball 14 5 1 2
Reopening schools too early could 'overwhelm' NHS
05/05/2020 | news | uk | 414
The Scottish government sets out options for reopening schools, but warns that it is too early to take action now.
removed comments
ovalball 20 55 0 4
UK 'set for deepest downturn in living memory'
05/05/2020 | news | business | 2,374
A closely watched survey confirms that the service sector contracted at a record pace last month.
removed comments
ovalball 44 64 0 3
Labour calls for virus workplace safety standards
04/05/2020 | news | politics | 616
Sir Keir Starmer urges politicians, employers and unions to work together to address public "anxiety".
removed comments
ovalball 16 12 0 1
Government pays nearly quarter of worker wages
04/05/2020 | news | business | 1,775
Programme to help people put on leave due to coronavrius is now being used by 6.3 million people.
removed comments
ovalball 184 227 2 18
'Huge gaps' in draft coronavirus workplace rules
04/05/2020 | news | uk | 2,041
The leader of the TUC says she cannot recommend the government's draft advice "in its current form".
removed comments
ovalball 97 148 0 10
World leaders pledge billions for vaccine fight
04/05/2020 | news | world | 2,692
More than $8bn (£6.5bn) are pledged to help develop a vaccine and fund research into treatments.
removed comments
ovalball 111 70 1 9
Thousands signal interest in Covid-19 plasma trial
01/05/2020 | news | health | 1,251
It is hoped the antibodies recovered patients have built up will help clear the virus in others.
removed comments
ovalball 0 0 1 1
UK tests pass government's 100,000-a-day target
01/05/2020 | news | uk | 6,758
A third of the government's 122,300 tests in 24 hours were sent in the post but not necessarily completed.
removed comments
ovalball 104 70 0 9
Daily 100,000 tests target 'likely' to be hit
30/04/2020 | news | uk | 1,052
But the target is just a "stepping stone" to more testing, Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick says.
removed comments
ovalball 44 36 3 10
UK past the peak of coronavirus, says PM
30/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,304
Boris Johnson says he will set out a plan next week on the economy, schools and transport beyond lockdown.
removed comments
ovalball 159 139 0 11
Doubt over plans to reopen rubbish tips
30/04/2020 | news | uk | 503
Some authorities say waste sites will reopen at the weekend, while others say further guidance is needed.
removed comments
ovalball 9 14 0 1
NHS sets out six-week plan for 'return to normal'
30/04/2020 | news | health | 779
Urgent services should return to pre-Covid-19 levels, a letter to local trusts and GPs says.
removed comments
ovalball 23 28 0 2
UK coronavirus deaths pass 26,000
29/04/2020 | news | uk | 2,512
The foreign secretary says the figure is not a "sudden surge", as it includes retrospective deaths.
removed comments
ovalball 28 25 1 4
Coronavirus: Is R the crucial number?
29/04/2020 | news | health | 2,001
The number at the heart of the decision whether to lift lockdown.
removed comments
ovalball 121 264 1 8
Schools will reopen in phases, says Williamson
29/04/2020 | news | education | 2,117
When schools go back it will not initially be for all pupils, the education secretary told MPs.
removed comments
ovalball 37 8 0 4
Millions more to be eligible for coronavirus tests
28/04/2020 | news | uk | 1,429
Staff and residents of care homes in England, and over-65s, can now be tested, the health secretary says.
removed comments
ovalball 9 9 0 1
Johnson 'focused on PPE delivery' on return to work
28/04/2020 | news | politics | 1,956
The government responds to a BBC Panorama investigation on shortages of protective equipment for NHS.
removed comments
ovalball 187 39 2 20
Scottish government suggests covering face in shops
28/04/2020 | news | uk | 2,712
Nicola Sturgeon says there may be "some benefit" in wearing a cloth face covering in enclosed areas.
removed comments
ovalball 7 5 0 1
Hardship payment for dairy farmers considered
27/04/2020 | news | politics | 172
The virus outbreak has led to problems for the dairy industry, with warnings that cows could be slaughtered.
removed comments
ovalball 4 2 0 1
UK failed to stockpile crucial protective kit
27/04/2020 | news | other | 2,916
Failures in the preparation for the coronavirus pandemic are revealed by a BBC investigation.
removed comments
ovalball 119 55 1 10
This is the moment of maximum risk, Johnson says
27/04/2020 | news | uk | 5,932
The PM returns as ministers pledge £60,000 for the families of NHS and care staff who die with Covid-19.
removed comments
ovalball 290 222 3 29
Some High Street names won't be back, warns Timpson
27/04/2020 | news | business | 1,939
The repair company will reopen some of its outlets this week with strict safety measures in place.
removed comments
ovalball 80 100 0 8
Airbus furloughs 3,200 after 'bleeding cash' alert
27/04/2020 | news | business | 531
In a letter to workers Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said the firm's existence was now threatened.
removed comments
ovalball 36 57 0 3
'Disappointing' progress in UK-EU trade talks
24/04/2020 | news | politics | 7,197
The EU's chief negotiator says the 'clock is ticking' as the UK calls for "constructive" talks.
removed comments
ovalball 384 233 0 37
Shoppers swap clothes for drink as retail sales sink
24/04/2020 | news | business | 1,043
Shopping declines at the steepest pace since the Office for National Statistics started collecting data.
removed comments
ovalball 29 18 1 5
'Traffic light' system to lift lockdown in Wales
23/04/2020 | news | uk | 885
First minister says some restrictions could be eased at end of current three-week lockdown period.
removed comments
ovalball 44 86 0 5
Lifting of Scottish lockdown 'likely to be phased'
23/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,343
A Scottish government paper on plans to lift lockdown warns life will not return to normal for some time.
removed comments
ovalball 148 174 3 20
Pressure to give businesses 'hope' in lockdown
23/04/2020 | news | uk | 1,584
A senior Tory MP says the government must discuss a return to normality or risk companies folding.
removed comments
ovalball 10 10 0 1
What has gone wrong over PPE?
22/04/2020 | news | health | 871
The lack of equipment to protect frontline staff from coronavirus has been a major concern.
removed comments
ovalball 51 48 0 5
RAF plane lands with PPE from Turkey
22/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,233
The delayed flight arrived with about half of the promised protective kit for NHS staff.
removed comments
ovalball 193 212 4 23
NHS staff struggle to access coronavirus tests
21/04/2020 | news | health | 1,371
Public Health England plans to offer home testing kits across the UK to improve uptake.
removed comments
ovalball 12 8 0 2
UK employment rate at record high before lockdown
21/04/2020 | news | business | 401
Unemployment stayed roughly the same and pay continued to outstrip inflation, official figures show.
removed comments
ovalball 5 5 0 1
MPs approve new way of working as Commons returns
20/04/2020 | news | politics | 1,231
Questions via video link and a restriction on the number of MPs in the chamber are among the new measures.
removed comments
ovalball 69 82 1 9
PM fears second peak from relaxing lockdown
20/04/2020 | news | politics | 5,953
Government sources say measures are likely to be modified rather than eased in three weeks.
removed comments
ovalball 379 256 2 34
RAF plane en route to Turkey amid NHS kit row
20/04/2020 | news | uk | 4,564
The government says it is working "around the clock" to end the shortage of protective gear.
removed comments
ovalball 27 26 0 3
Norman Hunter: Leeds United legend dies after contracting coronavirus
17/04/2020 | sport | football | 1,316
Leeds United great Norman Hunter dies in hospital aged 76 after contracting coronavirus.
removed comments
ovalball 31 30 1 2
Coronavirus: Premier League clubs committed to completing season
17/04/2020 | sport | football | 1,756
Finishing the season in a 40-day window was one of the scenarios discussed at a Premier League meeting on Friday.
removed comments
ovalball 14 5 0 1
Virus tests expanded to more public service staff
17/04/2020 | news | uk | 2,589
Capacity is rising "sharply" but fewer NHS staff than expected are coming forward, Matt Hancock says.
removed comments
ovalball 334 154 3 38
UK to be 'guided by scientists' on face masks
17/04/2020 | news | uk | 2,226
There are growing calls for the public to wear face masks but ministers insist the evidence is mixed.
removed comments
ovalball 163 193 0 22
Pawn, payday and car loan repayments freeze planned
17/04/2020 | news | business | 960
The Financial Conduct Authority is seeking delays for people struggling amid the Covid-19 lockdown.
removed comments
ovalball 7 4 0 1
Ventilator built by Airbus and F1 approved for use
16/04/2020 | news | business | 905
About 1,500 of the adapted devices will be made each week by the start of May, developers say.
removed comments
ovalball 12 17 1 3
Nine in 10 dying with virus have existing illness
16/04/2020 | news | health | 1,453
Heart disease is the most common underlying condition, followed by dementia and respiratory illness.
removed comments
ovalball 204 534 3 14
EasyJet to leave middle plane seats empty
16/04/2020 | news | business | 1,649
The airline plans to introduce social distancing on flights after the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted.
removed comments
ovalball 23 70 0 4
IMF head warns on Brexit trade deal failure
15/04/2020 | news | business | 2,158
Failure to get a Brexit trade deal would make a coronavirus recession 'even tougher' says IMF chief.
removed comments
ovalball 12 4 0 1
'Virtual' Parliament plans approved
15/04/2020 | news | politics | 1,039
MPs and peers plan to take part in some parliamentary business via video link.
removed comments
ovalball 40 28 0 6
Three-week extension to NI coronavirus lockdown
15/04/2020 | news | uk | 364
The first and deputy first ministers say now is not the time to relax in the fight against the virus.
removed comments
ovalball 2 5 0 1
We can cope with virus peak, hospital bosses say
15/04/2020 | news | health | 696
Thousands of intensive care and hospital beds remain available as the UK heads for a peak in coronavirus cases.
removed comments
ovalball 59 107 0 6
Premier League season: What should happen next? BBC pundits have their say
15/04/2020 | sport | football | 2,404
A festival of football and average points are among the suggestions for getting the Premier League season finished - BBC pundits explore the options.
removed comments
ovalball 23 33 0 3
Publish exit strategy this week - Labour
14/04/2020 | news | politics | 4,977
Labour urges clarity - but ministers say is too soon to talk about easing coronavirus restrictions.
removed comments
ovalball 350 596 5 36
Chancellor warns of 'tough times' for UK economy
14/04/2020 | news | business | 4,408
A forecast suggests coronavirus will have "serious implications" for the UK economy, Rishi Sunak says.
removed comments
ovalball 219 155 2 23
One in five deaths now linked to coronavirus
14/04/2020 | news | health | 4,641
Coronavirus prompts spike in mortality with data showing weekly deaths have hit a record high.
removed comments
ovalball 178 149 1 13
Harry Kane: Tottenham will not sell striker to domestic rival this summer
13/04/2020 | sport | football | 1,581
Tottenham do not intend to let England striker Harry Kane leave the club this summer and will not sell to a domestic rival.
removed comments
ovalball 0 0 1 1
Airbnb restricts UK bookings due to coronavirus
09/04/2020 | news | technology | 605
NHS staff and other key workers can still book accommodation through a programme called Frontline Stays.
removed comments
ovalball 68 237 0 5
Government agrees emergency funding deal with Bank
09/04/2020 | news | business | 2,103
The government is set to borrow billions of pounds from its emergency Bank of England overdraft.
removed comments
ovalball 355 348 3 46
'Without the deliveries my children would starve'
08/04/2020 | news | uk | 456
The Countryside Alliance said volunteers are bringing supplies to isolated rural communities.
removed comments
ovalball 79 135 5 11
Tesco tells people to visit stores to get food
08/04/2020 | news | business | 2,664
The supermarket says there is "simply not enough capacity" to supply everyone with online shopping.
removed comments
ovalball 287 694 2 29
More than 9 million workers could be furloughed
07/04/2020 | news | business | 1,957
New analysis underlines a surge in demand for the government's Job Retention Scheme.
removed comments
ovalball 16 12 0 2
Closing schools has 'marginal impact' on virus
06/04/2020 | news | health | 2,296
Countries should now question whether keeping schools shut is justified, says one team of scientists.
removed comments
ovalball 64 49 2 8
Closing open spaces should be 'last resort'
06/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,230
The communities secretary warns councils to be "judicious" over locking up green spaces.
removed comments
ovalball 198 202 3 23
Public urged to follow 'mission-critical' rules
05/04/2020 | news | uk | 8,300
The health secretary criticised "unbelievable" behaviour after people packed into sunny public parks.
removed comments
ovalball 219 259 0 20
Warning over daily coronavirus death figures
04/04/2020 | news | health | 1,717
Spikes or dips may in part reflect bottlenecks in the reporting system, rather than real changes in the trend.
removed comments
ovalball 66 192 1 8
Coronavirus: Premier League players discuss pay and support options
03/04/2020 | sport | football | 642
Captains of Premier League clubs are discussing possible moves to give money to charity as they come under scrutiny to help in the fight against coronavirus.
removed comments
ovalball 4 4 0 1
First coronavirus field hospital opens in London
03/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,001
It comes as the Queen will address the nation on Sunday, as the number of deaths rises to 3,602.
removed comments
ovalball 133 372 10 22
Can the UK do 100,000 coronavirus tests a day?
03/04/2020 | news | health | 3,885
The government has pledged to increase daily testing tenfold by the end of the month.
removed comments
ovalball 257 230 6 33
Hancock aims for 100,000 tests a day by May
02/04/2020 | news | uk | 2,889
Just over 10,000 people were tested in the UK on Wednesday, as coronavirus deaths rose to 2,921.
removed comments
ovalball 169 86 6 18
When will we know if the UK lockdown is working?
02/04/2020 | news | health | 2,307
Almost two weeks after Britons were confined to their homes, is the coronavirus curve flattening?
removed comments
ovalball 46 43 1 6
Labour leadership ballot closes
02/04/2020 | news | politics | 808
Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy or Sir Keir Starmer will be announced as leader on Saturday.
removed comments
ovalball 6 18 0 1
Should more of us wear face masks?
01/04/2020 | news | science | 1,621
Experts are set to assess the value of face masks in helping slow the spread of coronavirus.
removed comments
ovalball 8 7 0 1
Thousands missed off coronavirus 'high risk' list
01/04/2020 | news | uk | 1,559
Transplant patients and people with lung diseases are among those who have been missed off the list.
removed comments
ovalball 63 85 3 14
Loss of smell and taste 'may be coronavirus'
31/03/2020 | news | health | 1,070
However, experts say a fever and a cough are still the main ones to look out for.
removed comments
ovalball 41 29 0 7
Supermarkets scrap some product restrictions
31/03/2020 | news | business | 2,699
Aldi, Morrisons, Waitrose and Asda ease limits on how many of some individual items people can buy.
removed comments
ovalball 146 255 2 20
Delay Brexit deadline amid coronavirus, say MEPs
30/03/2020 | news | politics | 2,494
The UK is due to stop following EU rules by the end of 2020 but a group of MEPs say the date should be pushed back.
removed comments
ovalball 94 63 2 14
F1 team helps to create coronavirus breathing aid
29/03/2020 | news | health | 1,123
Thousands of the devices, which deliver oxygen to the lungs without needing a ventilator, could be made.
removed comments
ovalball 29 48 0 3
Ilkay Gundogan: Fair to award Liverpool Premier League title if season not completed
29/03/2020 | sport | football | 2,083
It would only be "fair" to award Liverpool the title if the Premier League season is not completed, says Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan.
removed comments
ovalball 37 25 0 4
Government cracks down on coronavirus fake news
29/03/2020 | news | technology | 1,889
A rapid response unit is working with social media firms to take down misleading or harmful content.
removed comments
ovalball 115 86 4 19
Match of the Day: Top 10 podcast - Premier League's best goalscorers
29/03/2020 | sport | football | 442
A monster, a hybrid, a raw phenomenon - but who is the Premier League's greatest goalscorer?
removed comments
ovalball 23 17 0 2
Things to get worse before getting better, PM says
28/03/2020 | news | politics | 5,154
Measures to target coronavirus may get tougher, Boris Johnson says in letter sent to every UK home.
removed comments
ovalball 250 157 1 21
Minister defends wait for self-employed bailout
27/03/2020 | news | business | 1,000
Some people who fall outside the terms of the rescue grants say their hopes have been dashed.
removed comments
ovalball 13 12 1 3
How fast is the coronavirus growing in the UK?
26/03/2020 | news | health | 3,850
Comparing the UK’s epidemic to other countries after Friday saw the biggest rise in deaths so far.
removed comments
ovalball 125 93 1 12
'Mix-up' over EU ventilator scheme
26/03/2020 | news | politics | 4,482
Labour demands an "urgent explanation" from ministers over why they did not join EU equipment plan.
removed comments
ovalball 294 107 6 27
Virus crisis 'has paused Whitehall backbiting'
26/03/2020 | news | politics | 908
But a union boss questions whether ministers will value civil servants more "over the long term".
removed comments
ovalball 46 18 0 4
PM urged to face MPs during parliamentary break
26/03/2020 | news | politics | 693
Parliament has closed down for a month, meaning Boris Johnson will not be scrutinised by MPs.
removed comments
ovalball 10 20 0 2
NHS staff to get free parking amid virus outbreak
26/03/2020 | news | politics | 863
A petition signed by 400,000 called on the government to thank NHS staff by axing the fees.
removed comments
ovalball 5 6 0 1
Banks under fire for coronavirus loan tactics
25/03/2020 | news | business | 769
MPs have criticised banks for asking business owners to put their own property up to secure loans.
removed comments
ovalball 8 4 0 1
UK Parliament shuts down for a month
25/03/2020 | news | politics | 1,921
Commons and Lords will stay empty until after the Easter break, to combat the spread of coronavirus.
removed comments
ovalball 35 49 1 5
PM thanks 500,000 who have signed up to help NHS
25/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,948
The role of volunteers will be "absolutely crucial" in fighting coronavirus, says Boris Johnson.
removed comments
ovalball 85 121 2 11
Eviction protections watered down - Labour
24/03/2020 | news | politics | 211
Critics accuse the government of breaking its promise to renters to bring in a complete ban on evictions.
removed comments
ovalball 6 8 0 2
UK construction workers fear for their safety
24/03/2020 | news | business | 2,142
Pressure is growing on government to act to protect construction workers against the coronavirus risk.
removed comments
ovalball 88 89 1 12
Gary Neville: Too soon to consider games behind closed doors
23/03/2020 | sport | football | 706
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville says it is too early to consider playing football matches in stadiums without fans.
removed comments
ovalball 10 3 0 1
Hancock admits ‘challenges’ over NHS equipment
23/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,092
It comes after some NHS staff complained of shortages and said they were being treated as "cannon fodder".
removed comments
ovalball 82 23 1 5
Car firms to convert factories to make ventilators
23/03/2020 | news | business | 383
The car industry is pledging to help tackle a shortage of ventilators and masks as virus spreads.
removed comments
ovalball 66 106 1 8
Will government rescue package be enough for firms?
23/03/2020 | news | business | 284
Firms will learn how to access urgent financial support on Monday, but there are likely to be caveats.
removed comments
ovalball 4 3 0 1
Greggs to close all stores to prevent virus spread
22/03/2020 | news | technology | 1,675
Restaurant chains including McDonald's and Nando's close, saying they want to protect staff and customers.
removed comments
ovalball 37 50 0 4
Stay at home to stay safe, 1.5 million advised
21/03/2020 | news | uk | 6,986
They will be advised to stay at home for 12 weeks, as the UK's death total reaches 281.
removed comments
ovalball 115 198 6 19
Call for more help for the self-employed
21/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,859
A former Conservative cabinet minister joins trade unions in pushing for more financial protection.
removed comments
ovalball 111 92 1 14
Supermarkets go on hiring spree amid virus crisis
20/03/2020 | news | business | 2,713
Supermarket chains to take on thousands of staff, but Topshop owner Arcadia closes all its stores.
removed comments
ovalball 35 73 1 7
Social distancing may be needed for ‘most of year’
20/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,545
The government's scientific advisers say this will help to limit the spread of coronavirus.
removed comments
ovalball 213 224 0 20
Match of the Day: Top 10 podcast - your favourite captains revealed
20/03/2020 | sport | football | 437
There have been some iconic Premier League captains - but who did BBC Sport readers consider the greatest?
removed comments
ovalball 9 7 0 1
Chancellor prepares wage package rescue plan
19/03/2020 | news | business | 2,203
Rishi Sunak is expected to launch a fresh package of measures to try to protect millions of UK jobs.
removed comments
ovalball 66 77 1 10
Coronavirus: English football suspension extended until at least 30 April
19/03/2020 | sport | football | 1,325
English football will be suspended until at least 30 April because of the continuing coronavirus outbreak.
removed comments
ovalball 15 7 0 1
UK interest rates cut to lowest level in history
19/03/2020 | news | business | 3,271
The Bank of England takes more emergency action to support the British economy.
removed comments
ovalball 201 164 1 18
Asian nations face second wave of virus cases
19/03/2020 | news | world | 671
There is growing concern that people returning home as borders close could bring the virus with them.
removed comments
ovalball 55 83 2 9
Dozens of Tube stations to shut over coronavirus
18/03/2020 | news | uk | 704
The night Tube will be stopped from this weekend as part of new contingency plans across London.
removed comments
ovalball 11 13 0 2
Glastonbury festival axed due to virus concerns
18/03/2020 | news | entertainment | 597
Taylor Swift, Sir Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar had been due to headline the event in June.
removed comments
ovalball 93 259 0 8
Euro 2020 postponed until next summer
18/03/2020 | sport | football | 1,434
Euro 2020 is postponed by one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
removed comments
ovalball 18 11 0 3
Online shopping website Ocado suspends service
18/03/2020 | news | business | 3,098
Online shopping website Ocado has suspended its service as supermarkets crack down on stockpiling.
removed comments
ovalball 72 113 0 7
Pound plunges to its lowest level in over 30 years
18/03/2020 | news | business | 2,540
The pound falls to its lowest level against the dollar since 1985, trading at $1.15.
removed comments
ovalball 82 56 0 8
Sweeping emergency virus powers announced
17/03/2020 | news | politics | 1,372
Airports could be ordered to close and people detained on public health grounds under government plans.
removed comments
ovalball 86 96 0 15
Schools in Scotland and Wales to close from Friday
17/03/2020 | news | uk | 456
Schools in England are expected to follow suit as the UK coronavirus death toll jumps by 32 to 104.
removed comments
ovalball 20 30 0 2
No insurance cover for most virus-hit businesses
17/03/2020 | news | business | 213
Most would not have been entitled to compensation, even if the government had ordered them to close.
removed comments
ovalball 12 15 0 1
Coronavirus: Stocks bounce as volatility continues
17/03/2020 | news | business | 852
Markets rise as policymakers launch fresh stimulus measures to tackle the impact of the virus.
removed comments
ovalball 205 299 1 6
Legislation to pass without vote amid coronavirus
16/03/2020 | news | politics | 417
Emergency laws to tackle the outbreak and the Budget will get "nodded through" the Commons.
removed comments
ovalball 30 98 0 3
Analysis: UK changes course amid death toll fears
16/03/2020 | news | health | 1,889
Ministers were warned hundreds of thousands of people in the UK would die without stronger measures.
removed comments
ovalball 130 115 0 10
Many schools 'will not be able to open past Friday'
16/03/2020 | news | education | 3,273
Many schools will not be able to stay open past the end of the week, says a head teachers' leader.
removed comments
ovalball 43 52 3 11
BBC delays over-75 TV licence fee changes
16/03/2020 | news | entertainment | 1,093
Millions were due to lose free licences on 1 June, but coronavirus means it's "not the right time".
removed comments
ovalball 22 17 1 5
Iceland stores introduce elderly shopping hour
16/03/2020 | news | business | 940
The move comes as supermarkets continue to limit the sales of certain products to avoid them selling out.
removed comments
ovalball 1 0 0 1
US stocks see worst fall since 1987 on virus fears
16/03/2020 | news | business | 4,540
Wall Street's Dow Jones slides 12.9% as Donald Trump says economy "may be" heading for recession.
removed comments
ovalball 149 78 4 19
Coronavirus: Cup competitions should give way to finish league season - Jermaine Jenas
14/03/2020 | sport | football | 1,902
Former England midfielder Jermaine Jenas says cup competitions must give way so domestic league competitions can be completed, after football in Britain was postponed over coronavirus.
removed comments
ovalball 28 22 0 4
Coronavirus: Premier League and EFL suspended in England - Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland halt
13/03/2020 | sport | football | 3,581
All elite football in Britain is suspended until at least 3 April as a result of the spread of coronavirus.
removed comments
ovalball 1 3 0 1
English local elections postponed over coronavirus
13/03/2020 | news | politics | 2,767
The delay comes as visitor access to Parliament is restricted to reduce the impact of the virus.
removed comments
ovalball 99 92 1 14
EU drafts post-Brexit trade deal ahead of talks
13/03/2020 | news | politics | 2,344
The legal text has been sent to the 27 member states, but the UK is expected to reject most of it.
removed comments
ovalball 85 108 0 7
Republic of Ireland to close schools and colleges
12/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,238
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says the measures take effect from 18:00 on Thursday until 29 March.
removed comments
ovalball 32 3 0 2
'No apology' for borrowing, says chancellor
12/03/2020 | news | politics | 2,896
Rishi Sunak says low interest rates make the £30bn Budget package "the right economic thing to do".
removed comments
ovalball 53 18 0 5
'Liverpool's Champions League exit does not take gloss off outstanding season'
12/03/2020 | sport | football | 1,289
Liverpool's Champions League exit places them under a strange sort of scrutiny but should not detract from their outstanding season, says Phil McNulty.
removed comments
ovalball 38 11 0 4
Liverpool 2-3 Atletico Madrid (2-4 agg): Holders out of Champions League
12/03/2020 | sport | football | 2,886
Liverpool's hopes of defending their Champions League title are over after a 4-2 aggregate defeat by Atletico Madrid in the last 16.
removed comments
ovalball 6 7 0 1
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool Champions League loss to Atletico Madrid 'doesn't feel right'
12/03/2020 | sport | football | 1,204
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says the Champions League last-16 loss to Atletico Madrid "doesn't feel right" and criticises the La Liga side's style of football.
removed comments
ovalball 8 10 0 1
When can Liverpool win the Premier League title?
11/03/2020 | sport | football | 479
BBC Sport crunches the numbers to work out when and where the Reds are likely to clinch the Premier League trophy.
removed comments
ovalball 17 74 0 1
Sunak pumps billions into economy to combat virus
11/03/2020 | news | politics | 3,936
The chancellor warns the outbreak is likely to cause a temporary but significant disruption to the UK economy, in his first Budget.
removed comments
ovalball 80 51 0 7
Keeping schools open 'best course of action'
11/03/2020 | news | education | 1,539
Head teachers back schools being kept open but ask for exams advice for worried parents.
removed comments
ovalball 41 51 1 7
Coronavirus: Banks let people defer mortgage bill
10/03/2020 | news | business | 636
RBS, TSB, and Lloyds will allow borrowers to defer mortgage and loan repayments for up to three months.
removed comments
ovalball 175 26 0 4
Global shares plunge in worst day since financial crisis
09/03/2020 | news | business | 4,444
Global stocks plunge after a sharp fall in the oil price hits markets already reeling from the coronavirus.
removed comments
ovalball 147 153 0 11
Tyrrell Hatton wins Arnold Palmer event by one shot for maiden PGA Tour victory
08/03/2020 | sport | golf | 196
Tyrrell Hatton wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational by one shot at Bay Hill, with Rory McIlroy in a tie for fifth.
removed comments
ovalball 16 0 0 1
Man Utd 2-0 Man City: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is starting to prove doubters wrong
08/03/2020 | sport | football | 859
As Manchester United complete a Premier League double over Manchester City, Phil McNulty takes a look at what could be a "significant moment" for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
removed comments
ovalball 31 4 0 1
Man Utd 2-0 Man City: Anthony Martial and Scott McTominay score in derby win
08/03/2020 | sport | football | 1,872
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says it is a "privilege" to manage his players as they complete the Premier League double over Manchester City.
removed comments
ovalball 131 18 0 2
NHS will get 'whatever it needs' for coronavirus
08/03/2020 | news | uk | 202
The chancellor says he is also considering more support for businesses and individuals in an epidemic.
removed comments
ovalball 37 27 2 3
England 33-30 Wales: Dramatic end on a confusing day in the Six Nations
07/03/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,931
England were irresistible at the start but there was mayhem at the end after Manu Tuilagi was sent off, says Tom Fordyce.
removed comments
ovalball 87 55 2 9
Six Nations: England beat Wales 33-30 despite Manu Tuilagi red card
07/03/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,049
England survive a late red card for Manu Tuilagi to secure a first Triple Crown in four years and inflict a third successive defeat on Wales.
removed comments
ovalball 395 122 0 3
Liverpool 2-1 Bournemouth: Leaders win to go 25 points clear
07/03/2020 | sport | football | 907
Jurgen Klopp says he will "never compare" himself to former Liverpool manager Bill Shankly after his side beat Bournemouth to move towards a first league title in 30 years.
removed comments
ovalball 10 19 0 1
Supermarkets doubt minister's food supply claim
06/03/2020 | news | business | 1,863
One executive says the health secretary has "made up" claims of "working with the supermarkets".
removed comments
ovalball 16 4 0 2
Brexit preparations cost UK more than £4bn
05/03/2020 | news | politics | 3,074
In October last year, 22,000 civil servants were working on Brexit, the public spending watchdog said.
removed comments
ovalball 18 8 0 2
Barnier: Serious issues remain over trade deal
05/03/2020 | news | politics | 2,915
The EU's negotiator said the first round of trade talks had revealed "very difficult" areas to resolve.
removed comments
ovalball 98 59 0 6
BBC 'must reflect nation' says culture secretary
05/03/2020 | news | entertainment | 3,252
Oliver Dowden says the corporation needs to do more to reflect the UK's "genuine diversity".
removed comments
ovalball 12 9 0 1
How wealthy is your local area?
04/03/2020 | news | uk | 836
New statistics highlight the wealthiest and poorest neighbourhoods in England and Wales.
removed comments
ovalball 11 6 0 1
Three days more sick pay for self-isolating workers
04/03/2020 | news | uk | 1,550
Workers will get statutory sick pay from the first day off work, Boris Johnson tells the Commons.
removed comments
ovalball 18 30 1 5
'Liverpool need to return to winning ways before Atletico Madrid visit'
03/03/2020 | sport | football | 1,306
Winning is a habit, and now Liverpool have lost theirs how quickly can they find it again, asks BBC Sport's chief football writer Phil McNulty.
removed comments
ovalball 47 35 0 5
Chelsea 2-0 Liverpool: Reds suffer second successive defeat
03/03/2020 | sport | football | 1,539
Ross Barkley says it was "a dream" to score against Liverpool as he helped Chelsea reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
removed comments
ovalball 35 5 0 3
Fifth of workers 'could be off sick at virus peak'
03/03/2020 | news | uk | 5,061
Non-urgent NHS care may be delayed if the coronavirus outbreak worsens, the government says, as the number of UK cases rises to 51.
removed comments
ovalball 70 34 1 7
PGA Tour: Paul Azinger prompts volcanic reaction over Tommy Fleetwood comments
02/03/2020 | sport | golf | 623
Paul Azinger's disparaging comments about the European Tour and Tommy Fleetwod's performance in the PGA's Honda Classic prompt a volcanic reaction on social media.
removed comments
ovalball 5 1 0 1
Coronavirus could spread 'significantly' - PM
02/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,680
Boris Johnson says expansion of the virus is "on the cards" in the UK, as the number of cases rises to 39.
removed comments
ovalball 33 36 3 7
UK expects 0.16% economic boost from US trade deal
02/03/2020 | news | politics | 3,154
The UK sets out its strategy for trade talks with US - as separate talks with the EU get under way.
removed comments
ovalball 131 32 0 2
Flooding 'not over yet' as river level set to peak
02/03/2020 | news | uk | 408
The Environment Agency warns people not to get "complacent" as warnings remain on the Severn.
removed comments
ovalball 11 5 0 1
Global growth ‘could halve’ because of coronavirus
02/03/2020 | news | business | 1,678
A "longer lasting and more intensive" outbreak could halve growth in 2020, says the OECD.
removed comments
ovalball 10 8 0 1
Watford 3-0 Liverpool: Liverpool 'unburdened' as unbeaten run comes to end
29/02/2020 | sport | football | 815
Liverpool's trip to Watford was supposed to be a landmark day for the Reds but it ended up being one for the wrong reasons, reports Gary Rose.
removed comments
ovalball 18 30 0 3
Watford 3-0 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp's side lose first Premier League game of the season
29/02/2020 | sport | football | 2,976
Liverpool suffer their first Premier League defeat of the season as Watford winger Ismaila Sarr scores a double at Vicarage Road.
removed comments
ovalball 45 16 0 3
No 'artificial deadlines' in EU talks, UK warned
28/02/2020 | news | politics | 4,083
France's Europe minister says the focus must be on substance, as details and timings of the talks emerge.
removed comments
ovalball 127 113 0 13
Europa League draw: Man Utd face LASK, Wolves play Olympiakos, Rangers v Bayer Leverkusen
28/02/2020 | sport | football | 687
Manchester United are drawn against Austrian side LASK, Wolves will face Olympiakos and Rangers will play Bayer Leverkusen in the Europa League last 16.
removed comments
ovalball 7 11 0 1
Labour leadership: Can Corbyn secure a legacy?
28/02/2020 | news | politics | 953
Allies of the Labour leader are worried about how the contest to replace him is shaping up, writes Iain Watson.
removed comments
ovalball 6 3 0 1
How close to developing a vaccine are we?
27/02/2020 | news | health | 352
We answer some of the big questions about vaccines and how long one for coronavirus could take.
removed comments
ovalball 15 15 0 5
UK prepared to ditch EU trade talks in June
26/02/2020 | news | politics | 8,249
Michael Gove says the UK will not accept any alignment with EU laws, as he announces the UK's strategy.
removed comments
ovalball 127 55 1 12
Javid: I resigned to uphold 'sensible' government
26/02/2020 | news | politics | 1,965
The ex-chancellor tells MPs No 10's plan to remove his advisers was not in the "national interest".
removed comments
ovalball 70 32 2 8
EU ministers agree UK trade talks mandate
25/02/2020 | news | politics | 5,419
The EU will follow this blueprint in talks, as UK ministers also agree their stance.
removed comments
ovalball 98 51 2 12
We'll find out about EU talks, TUC boss warns PM
24/02/2020 | news | politics | 1,382
Frances O'Grady says "sister unions" in Europe will make sure she's "plugged in" on workers' rights.
removed comments
ovalball 87 54 0 9
UK government 'well prepared' for coronavirus
24/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,618
The number of UK cases rose to 13 after cruise ship passengers returned to Britain on Saturday.
removed comments
ovalball 8 3 0 1
Children to no longer head footballs in training
24/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,244
The training guidelines are effective immediately but do not recommend a heading ban during matches.
removed comments
ovalball 1 2 0 1
Manchester United 3-0 Watford: Fernandes scores first goal as Utd go fifth
23/02/2020 | sport | football | 787
Bruno Fernandes scores his first goal for Manchester United since joining in January as United comfortably beat Watford to go fifth in the Premier League.
removed comments
ovalball 4 5 0 1
Six Nations 2020: Referee got key Wales v France decision wrong - Wayne Pivac
22/02/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 654
Wales coach Wayne Pivac believes referee Matt Carley made a wrong decision to not award his side a second-half penalty try in the 27-23 defeat by France.
removed comments
ovalball 156 30 0 2
Six Nations 2020: France beat Wales to keep Grand Slam hopes alive
22/02/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,119
France remain on course for a first Grand Slam in 10 years as they win in Cardiff for the first time since 2010 with a 27-23 victory.
removed comments
ovalball 19 7 0 2
Households in England 'to face council tax rises'
20/02/2020 | news | politics | 2,388
It will amount to an average rise of up to £69 per home, the County Councils Network says.
removed comments
ovalball 265 255 1 8
Prime minister 'read and signed off Stormont deal'
19/02/2020 | news | uk | 915
Former NI Secretary Julian Smith dismisses claims the PM was unaware of the Stormont deal details.
removed comments
ovalball 2 2 0 1
Barnier: UK can't have Canada trade deal with EU
18/02/2020 | news | politics | 7,686
The chief negotiator says the UK's "particular proximity" to the bloc rules out a similar agreement.
removed comments
ovalball 115 61 1 10
No visas for low-skilled workers, government says
18/02/2020 | news | politics | 7,269
Ministers urge firms to stop relying on "cheap labour", but critics warn of damage to the economy.
removed comments
ovalball 141 73 1 17
Floods hit 1,000 properties in one county alone
18/02/2020 | news | uk | 109
A council leader says damage from Storm Dennis is bigger than first thought.
removed comments
ovalball 0 0 1 1
Wages back above pre-economic crisis levels
18/02/2020 | news | business | 1,698
Average wages - when adjusted for inflation - exceed pre-crisis levels for the first time since 2008.
removed comments
ovalball 15 7 0 1
Champions League: What to look out for in the knockout stages
18/02/2020 | sport | football | 171
The Champions League returns with the knockout stages, so will it finally be PSG's year? And can Erling Braut Haaland continue his goalscoring spree?
removed comments
ovalball 3 2 0 1
Fears for Severn towns amid fresh flood warnings
18/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,523
Residents in communities on the river are being evacuated as water threatens to top flood defences.
removed comments
ovalball 7 14 0 1
Chelsea 0-2 Man Utd: Martial and Maguire score for visitors
17/02/2020 | sport | football | 1,367
Manchester United are up to seventh in the Premier League after beating Chelsea 2-0 in another game in which the video assistant referee played a key role.
removed comments
ovalball 18 25 1 4
Tory MPs warn No 10 against conflict with BBC
17/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,349
No 10 is urged not to pick fight with broadcaster amid reports it wants it "massively pruned back".
removed comments
ovalball 7 15 0 2
Further flooding as Storm Dennis damage continues
17/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,409
Fresh "danger to life" flood warnings are issued as the UK reels from damage caused by Storm Dennis.
removed comments
ovalball 12 12 0 1
Focus on delivering, PM tells cabinet
14/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,306
Boris Johnson sets priorities for his top team, following Sajid Javid's shock resignation.
removed comments
ovalball 66 25 0 6
Sajid Javid quits as chancellor
13/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,939
Rishi Sunak takes over at the Treasury, as his predecessor says he had "no option but to resign".
removed comments
ovalball 136 65 1 10
Petrol and diesel car ban 'could start in 12 years'
12/02/2020 | news | business | 3,335
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps tells the BBC a sales ban could be brought forward again.
removed comments
ovalball 5 2 0 1
Concerns about judges' powers must be heeded - Cox
12/02/2020 | news | politics | 823
The Attorney General says people are right to worry elected politicians are being usurped by the courts.
removed comments
ovalball 14 4 0 2
BBC chairman warns over subscription fee
12/02/2020 | news | entertainment | 2,034
Sir David Clementi says putting the broadcaster's services behind a paywall would have a big impact.
removed comments
ovalball 3 12 0 1
Challenger bank N26 to shut all UK accounts
11/02/2020 | news | business | 804
Customers are being told to transfer money out of the app-based bank by 15 April.
removed comments
ovalball 23 15 0 1
UK economy saw zero growth at the end of 2019
11/02/2020 | news | business | 1,872
Growth in the services and construction sectors was offset by a "poor showing" from manufacturing.
removed comments
ovalball 12 7 0 1
Rory McIlroy: World number one return down to relentless consistency
10/02/2020 | sport | golf | 280
Some see Rory McIlroy as an underachiever, especially in majors, but relentless consistency has restored his status as golf's top dog, says Iain Carter.
removed comments
ovalball 21 9 0 1
Government to give High Speed 2 the go-ahead
10/02/2020 | news | business | 1,091
The rising cost of the project and accusations of mismanagement have provoked anger from critics.
removed comments
ovalball 133 79 0 2
Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge idea investigated
10/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,227
Number 10 says "a range of government officials" are looking at the idea of a linking bridge.
removed comments
ovalball 59 16 0 7
Fianna Fáil largest party but Sinn Féin celebrate
10/02/2020 | news | world | 3,096
The final results of the Irish general election show Fianna Fáil on 38 seats, one ahead of Sinn Féin.
removed comments
ovalball 56 61 0 6
South Korean film Parasite makes Oscars history
10/02/2020 | news | entertainment | 1,270
Brad Pitt, Renee Zellweger and Joaquin Phoenix are among the other Academy Award winners.
removed comments
ovalball 10 13 0 1
Fed Cup: Great Britain trail Slovakia 2-0 in qualifier as Watson & Dart beaten
07/02/2020 | sport | tennis | 109
Great Britain trail Slovakia 2-0 in their Fed Cup qualifier as a battling Harriet Dart loses in three sets to Viktoria Kuzmova.
removed comments
ovalball 0 0 1 1
Crimes unreported as public lose faith in police
06/02/2020 | news | uk | 948
A new report reveals that a suspect is charged in under 8% of recorded crimes in England and Wales.
removed comments
ovalball 9 8 0 1
Veterans guaranteed job interviews
06/02/2020 | news | uk | 845
The move follows the unveiling of a new railcard that will offer veterans discounted train travel.
removed comments
ovalball 13 13 0 2
Raab in Australia on Brexit trade mission
06/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,027
The foreign secretary says the UK will be a "force for good in the world" as he begins his Asia-Pacific trip.
removed comments
ovalball 16 5 0 2
Ministers back bill to cut school uniform costs
05/02/2020 | news | politics | 91
The new law, drafted by a Labour MP, would strengthen advice to schools to keep costs down.
removed comments
ovalball 11 17 0 1
TV licence fee consultation opens
04/02/2020 | news | entertainment | 4,296
The culture secretary says the fee needs to remain "relevant" in a "changing media landscape".
removed comments
ovalball 5 4 1 2
Minister defends press dealings amid briefing row
04/02/2020 | news | politics | 959
Labour questions whether rules were broken when journalists were turned away from a No 10 meeting.
removed comments
ovalball 37 20 0 3
Ban on petrol and diesel car sales brought forward
03/02/2020 | news | science | 3,031
Boris Johnson unveils the plan as he launches a "year of climate action" alongside Sir David Attenborough.
removed comments
ovalball 3 0 0 1
Nearly one million miss tax return deadline
03/02/2020 | news | business | 647
Anyone with a genuine excuse for missing Friday night's cut-off can talk to HMRC to avoid fines.
removed comments
ovalball 24 21 0 3
PM: 'No need' for UK to follow EU rules on trade
03/02/2020 | news | uk | 10,094
But the EU's Michel Barnier offers a contrasting vision of negotiations, calling for a "level playing field".
removed comments
ovalball 51 40 0 9
Manchester United 0-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
01/02/2020 | sport | football | 1,031
Bruno Fernandes' Manchester United debut ends in a goalless Premier League draw against Wolves at Old Trafford.
removed comments
ovalball 6 1 0 1
Odion Ighalo: Manchester United sign Nigeria striker on loan until end of season
01/02/2020 | sport | football | 1,438
Manchester United sign former Watford striker Odion Ighalo from Shanghai Shenhua on loan until the end of the season.
removed comments
ovalball 3 4 0 1
England in South Africa: Jason Roy hits century as England win warm-up by 77 runs
31/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 156
Jason Roy makes 104 but the rest of England's batsmen failed as the tourists won their one-day warm-up match against a South Africa Invitational XI.
removed comments
ovalball 2 1 0 1
Bruno Fernandes: Manchester United sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder
30/01/2020 | sport | football | 1,403
Manchester United complete the signing of Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon in a deal initially worth £47m.
removed comments
ovalball 27 13 0 2
UK set for Brexit, as PM promises 'new dawn'
30/01/2020 | news | politics | 9,970
After 47 years as a member of the European project, the UK will leave the EU at 23:00 GMT.
removed comments
ovalball 7 8 0 1
Secondary school tables: How did your school do?
30/01/2020 | news | education | 768
Use the BBC News postcode search to see how your school has done in this year's secondary league tables.
removed comments
ovalball 11 6 0 1
Six Nations: Pack puzzles & who is lucky 13? Who should start for Scotland?
29/01/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 117
How will Scotland line up for a tough Six Nations opener in Dublin? Tom English assesses the options for head coach Gregor Townsend.
removed comments
ovalball 0 10 0 1
Long-Bailey makes Labour leadership final ballot
29/01/2020 | news | politics | 633
She joins Sir Keir Starmer and Lisa Nandy after receiving the backing of the Fire Brigades Union.
removed comments
ovalball 5 9 0 2
Rail firm Northern to be nationalised
29/01/2020 | news | uk | 2,085
The government is to take control of the troubled train operator after two years of passenger chaos.
removed comments
ovalball 7 5 0 1
Six Nations: Johnny Sexton more important to Ireland than ever
29/01/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 73
Now 34 and 11 years on from his international debut, new captain Johnny Sexton is only becoming more important to the fortunes of Ireland.
removed comments
ovalball 7 19 0 1
Migrant salary threshold fall recommended
28/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,505
Reducing the minimum by £4,400 would help recruit NHS staff and teachers, says an independent committee.
removed comments
ovalball 20 9 0 2
Seriously ill wait more than hour for ambulance
27/01/2020 | news | health | 769
Heart attack and stroke patients are among those facing long delays for crews to arrive, BBC finds.
removed comments
ovalball 90 34 0 4
England in South Africa: Joe Root's side win series 3-1
27/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 490
England surge to a 191-run win in the fourth Test against South Africa to complete a 3-1 series victory - only their second overseas success in four years.
removed comments
ovalball 5 2 0 1
Big Ben bongs fundraising appeal closes
27/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,487
Money was donated to get the bell ringing on Brexit day, but it will now go to a veterans' charity.
removed comments
ovalball 96 41 0 6
Varadkar: EU will have stronger team in trade talks
27/01/2020 | news | politics | 6,272
The Irish PM says it will be "difficult" to reach a deal this year, but Boris Johnson is bullish.
removed comments
ovalball 44 42 1 7
Shrewsbury Town 2-2 Liverpool: Jason Cummings scores twice in fightback
26/01/2020 | sport | football | 1,435
Substitute Jason Cummings scores twice against Premier League leaders Liverpool as League One Shrewsbury Town earn an FA Cup fourth-round replay at Anfield.
removed comments
ovalball 4 10 0 1
England in South Africa: Mark Wood shines in Johannesburg
25/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 568
Mark Wood stars with bat and ball to give England complete control of the fourth Test against South Africa on a superbly entertaining second day in Johannesburg.
removed comments
ovalball 8 0 0 1
Stick to two drinks, Wetherspoons tells parents
24/01/2020 | news | business | 1,531
The pub chain says it wants to deter "unruly behaviour" in pubs by children left unsupervised.
removed comments
ovalball 2 6 1 2
Brexit: EU leaders sign UK withdrawal deal
24/01/2020 | news | world | 3,608
The deal formally ending UK membership is signed by EU leaders in Brussels.
removed comments
ovalball 69 41 0 7
HS2 risks misjudged from the start, says watchdog
23/01/2020 | news | business | 539
No-one took full account of how complex the project was going to be, says the spending watchdog.
removed comments
ovalball 12 9 0 2
'Increased likelihood' of China virus reaching UK
23/01/2020 | news | uk | 882
Fourteen people have now been tested for the virus in the UK, including nine awaiting results.
removed comments
ovalball 7 13 0 2
UK has 'crossed Brexit finish line', says Johnson
22/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,125
The prime minister urges the UK to "move forwards as one" as legislation securing the EU exit passes.
removed comments
ovalball 45 16 0 6
Brexit bill clears final parliamentary hurdle
22/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,366
The legislation, which paves the way for the UK to leave the EU with a deal, now awaits royal assent.
removed comments
ovalball 129 160 2 18
Dixons gets its sales figures the wrong way round
21/01/2020 | news | business | 645
Currys PC World owner reissues its Christmas trading statement to say sales went down, not up.
removed comments
ovalball 0 0 2 2
Government loses first votes since election
20/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,526
Ministers are defeated three times over Brexit legislation - on citizens' rights and court rulings.
removed comments
ovalball 39 21 0 5
New UK housing 'dominated by roads'
20/01/2020 | news | science | 1,437
Roads are dominating new housing developments, a report says, despite more people wanting to drive less.
removed comments
ovalball 6 4 0 1
Marcus Rashford: Manchester United striker could be out for at least six weeks with stress fracture
20/01/2020 | sport | football | 115
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford could be out for at least six weeks with a stress fracture, says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
removed comments
ovalball 15 29 0 1
Immigration system to 'put people before passports'
20/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,419
Boris Johnson says post-Brexit immigration to the UK will become "fairer and more equal".
removed comments
ovalball 139 41 1 10
Lord Hall to step down as BBC's director general
20/01/2020 | news | entertainment | 1,753
After leading the corporation for seven years, Tony Hall is to become chair of the National Gallery.
removed comments
ovalball 55 247 0 2
England in South Africa: Tourists win by an innings in Port Elizabeth
20/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 522
England seal their biggest away win in more than nine years in the third Test against South Africa to move 2-1 up with one match to play.
removed comments
ovalball 5 4 0 1
Brexit: UK to decide on Gibraltar-EU travel deal
20/01/2020 | news | world | 512
Gibraltar considers joining the Schengen zone, but the UK government says it cannot decide alone.
removed comments
ovalball 10 8 0 1
HS2: Give me the facts, says Shapps
20/01/2020 | news | business | 2,011
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps faces a "massive decision" as a leaked report suggests the rail link could cost £106bn.
removed comments
ovalball 7 5 0 1
Liverpool 2-0 Manchester United: Virgil van Dijk and Mohamed Salah goals secure win
19/01/2020 | sport | football | 2,620
Liverpool continue their charge for a first league title in 30 years by beating rivals Manchester United at Anfield.
removed comments
ovalball 6 17 0 1
Saracens relegated from Premiership at end of 2019-20 season for salary cap breaches
19/01/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,827
Premiership Rugby confirms Saracens will be relegated to the Championship this season after salary cap breaches.
removed comments
ovalball 7 12 0 1
Liverpool v Man Utd: Anfield side could dominate like United did - Jermaine Jenas
18/01/2020 | sport | football | 972
Liverpool can dominate English football like Manchester United did in the 1990s and 2000s, says ex-England midfielder Jermaine Jenas.
removed comments
ovalball 12 12 0 1
Bruno Fernandes: Man Utd will not pay Sporting Lisbon's 80m euro asking price
18/01/2020 | sport | football | 498
Manchester United's proposed move for Sporting Lisbon's Bruno Fernandes is on hold because the clubs cannot agree a fee.
removed comments
ovalball 0 0 1 1
Ashley Young: Inter Milan sign defender on initial six-month deal
17/01/2020 | sport | football | 735
Inter Milan sign defender Ashley Young from Manchester United for £1.28m on an initial six-month deal.
removed comments
ovalball 6 4 0 1
Retail sales fall sharply in December
17/01/2020 | news | business | 879
A fifth straight month without growth adds to pressure on the Bank of England to cut interest rates.
removed comments
ovalball 44 35 0 2
EU reveals clues ahead of post-Brexit talks with UK
16/01/2020 | news | world | 3,056
Presentation slides published online give an insight into how the future relationship might pan out.
removed comments
ovalball 40 15 0 4
Fundraising appeal launched for Big Ben Brexit chimes
16/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,369
A crowdfunding project aims to raise £500,000 by the weekend to pay for the bell to ring on 31 January.
removed comments
ovalball 23 8 0 3
Brexit day gathering in London gets go-ahead
15/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,126
Nigel Farage says the Parliament Square party on 31 January will mark a "big moment" in UK history.
removed comments
ovalball 33 28 1 7
Interest rate cut chances rise as inflation falls
15/01/2020 | news | business | 929
Speculation grows that UK interest rates will be cut after inflation slows in December.
removed comments
ovalball 13 7 2 3
Backlash against Flybe's government rescue grows
15/01/2020 | news | business | 2,763
British Airways' owner IAG files a complaint to the EU arguing Flybe's rescue breaks state aid rules.
removed comments
ovalball 56 66 1 8
Last decade confirmed as warmest on record
14/01/2020 | news | science | 2,347
Global data from three agencies also shows that 2019 was the second warmest year since 1850.
removed comments
ovalball 12 6 0 3
Weak November weighs on UK growth
13/01/2020 | news | business | 741
Official statistics show the economy grew by just 0.1% in the three months to November.
removed comments
ovalball 7 6 0 1
Stormont financial package 'falls way short'
12/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,769
Finance Minister Conor Murphy says government must live up to commitments made to Stormont parties.
removed comments
ovalball 94 76 2 7
Harry Kane: Tottenham 'cannot play like we normally play' without striker - Jose Mourinho
10/01/2020 | sport | football | 810
No player can take the injured Harry Kane's place and Tottenham "cannot play like we normally play" without him, says manager Jose Mourinho.
removed comments
ovalball 2 22 0 1
MPs give final backing to Brexit bill
09/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,570
The Withdrawal Agreement Bill will now pass to the House of Lords for further scrutiny next week.
removed comments
ovalball 35 34 0 5
Stormont talks 'at critical moment' say DUP
08/01/2020 | news | uk | 426
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said the party was working towards a "fair and balanced" agreement.
removed comments
ovalball 14 2 0 1
Full UK-EU trade deal 'impossible' by end of 2020
07/01/2020 | news | politics | 6,737
The EU Commission president says the sides must prioritise areas of agreement to meet talks deadline.
removed comments
ovalball 45 35 0 5
Corbyn won't endorse any leadership contenders
07/01/2020 | news | politics | 369
The Labour leader says he won't publicly back any of the six candidates hoping to succeed him.
removed comments
ovalball 12 37 0 2
England in South Africa: Ben Stokes stars in thrilling 189-run win
07/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 747
England force a dramatic 189-run victory over South Africa late on day five of the second Test in Cape Town to level the series at 1-1.
removed comments
ovalball 11 2 0 1
Drivers 'may be feeling effects of oil price rise'
07/01/2020 | news | business | 691
Rising tensions between the US and Iran will drive prices higher at the pumps, the RAC says.
removed comments
ovalball 8 13 0 1
MPs resume scrutiny of PM's Brexit bill
06/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,120
Legislation implementing Boris Johnson's agreement to leave on 31 January returns to the Commons.
removed comments
ovalball 33 32 0 3
England in South Africa: Hosts frustrate tourists after Dom Sibley century
06/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 297
England need eight wickets for victory on the final day of the second Test after being frustrated by South Africa's top order in Cape Town.
removed comments
ovalball 36 17 0 2
Liverpool 1-0 Everton, FA Cup third round: 'Sensationally good' Reds please Klopp
05/01/2020 | sport | football | 2,764
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says his team's performance was "sensationally good" as Curtis Jones' stunning winner earned the Reds an FA Cup victory over Everton.
removed comments
ovalball 6 6 0 1
New Labour leader to be announced on 4 April
05/01/2020 | news | politics | 4,287
The party's top body has agreed the timetable for the contest and who is eligible to vote.
removed comments
ovalball 20 19 0 3
Top bosses 'earn average salary within three days'
05/01/2020 | news | business | 1,303
The average wage of a FTSE 100 boss equated to more than £900 an hour, research suggests.
removed comments
ovalball 43 20 0 2
HS2 costs out of control, says review deputy chair
04/01/2020 | news | business | 426
Lord Berkeley says MPs were "misled" about the line's costs, which he says will be more than £108bn.
removed comments
ovalball 6 6 0 1
New car registrations at lowest level since 2013
03/01/2020 | news | business | 1,081
It is the third consecutive year of decline, driven by weak confidence and confusion over new rules.
removed comments
ovalball 0 0 1 1
Jess Phillips joins Labour leadership race
03/01/2020 | news | politics | 4,016
The third MP to join the contest says Labour members are "ready to try something different".
removed comments
ovalball 11 12 0 3
Last decade was UK's 'second hottest in 100 years'
02/01/2020 | news | science | 2,291
The year 2019 saw several high temperature records in the UK - concluding a record-breaking decade.
removed comments
ovalball 15 16 0 3
Wright sinks Van Gerwen to win PDC title
01/01/2020 | sport | other | 329
Peter Wright wins his first PDC World Championship with a 7-3 victory over three-time champion Michael van Gerwen.
removed comments
ovalball 5 14 0 1
Talks to end NI devolution deadlock resume
01/01/2020 | news | uk | 506
Irish Deputy PM Simon Coveney says he is hopeful of "a new beginning for politics in NI".
removed comments
ovalball 10 8 0 1
Commuters hit by 2.7% rail fare rise
01/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,722
Many passengers are facing an increase of more than £100 for annual season tickets.
removed comments
ovalball 5 7 1 2
Price apologises after Wright row
31/12/2019 | sport | other | 799
Beaten semi-finalist Gerwyn Price apologises for his Twitter reaction to a stormy PDC World Championship loss to Peter Wright.
removed comments
ovalball 1 7 0 1
January transfer window 2020: Who could be on the move?
30/12/2019 | sport | football | 969
With clubs likely to be on the hunt for a bargain or big-money signing, BBC Sport takes a look at players who could move in January.
removed comments
ovalball 7 8 0 1
Liverpool 1-0 Wolves: Sadio Mane scores winner to send Reds 13 points clear
29/12/2019 | sport | football | 3,226
Liverpool take another step towards the Premier League title with a hard-fought win over Wolves in yet another match embroiled in VAR controversy.
removed comments
ovalball 3 16 0 1
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool 'don't feel, think or mention' Premier League title
26/12/2019 | sport | football | 268
Liverpool do not "feel, think about or mention" the Premier League title, despite opening up a 13-point lead at the top, says manager Jurgen Klopp.
removed comments
ovalball 15 24 0 3
Leicester City 0-4 Liverpool: League leaders crush nearest rivals
26/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,671
Liverpool move 13 points clear at the top of the Premier League table, with a game in hand, after a dominant victory at second-placed Leicester.
removed comments
ovalball 9 52 0 3
Dragons: 'We want to control our own destiny' - chairman Buttress
23/12/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 63
Chairman David Buttress wants Dragons to return to private ownership and says talks are "ongoing" to achieve that aim.
removed comments
ovalball 9 22 0 2
Watford 2-0 Manchester United: David de Gea error and Troy Deeney penalty lift Hornets' hopes of avo
22/12/2019 | sport | football | 2,199
Watford boost their hopes of avoiding relegation with only their second Premier League win this term against a disappointing Manchester United.
removed comments
ovalball 7 2 0 1
MPs back Johnson's plan to leave EU on 31 January
20/12/2019 | news | politics | 8,400
The PM says Brexit is "one step closer" after MPs back his EU withdrawal bill by a majority of 124.
removed comments
ovalball 131 169 0 11
Monterrey 1-2 Liverpool: Roberto Firmino scores stoppage-time winner
18/12/2019 | sport | football | 783
Substitute Roberto Firmino's injury-time goal gives Liverpool victory over Mexican side Monterrey and books their place in the Club World Cup final.
removed comments
ovalball 3 7 0 1
Thornberry enters Labour leadership race
18/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,259
The shadow foreign secretary tells the BBC she can win the contest "from the heart of the party".
removed comments
ovalball 50 126 0 8
Aston Villa 5-0 Liverpool: Dean Smith's side overwhelm young Liverpool side
17/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,469
Aston Villa overwhelm Liverpool's youngest-ever starting line-up 5-0 at Villa Park to cruise into the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup.
removed comments
ovalball 17 14 0 2
UK unemployment falls to lowest level since 1975
17/12/2019 | news | business | 877
Employment rises to all-time high, while wage growth slows less sharply from August to October.
removed comments
ovalball 6 5 0 1
Brexit bill to rule out extension
17/12/2019 | news | politics | 9,844
The move comes as MPs gather for the first sitting of the new Parliament after the general election.
removed comments
ovalball 103 85 0 8
MPs' vote on Brexit bill planned for Friday
16/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,783
No 10 says the government wants to begin the legislation process before Christmas.
removed comments
ovalball 47 79 0 8
Leaders in final push for votes ahead of election
10/12/2019 | news | politics | 5,749
The party leaders focus on key messages in the critical final hours before polls open on Thursday.
removed comments
ovalball 17 12 0 2
UK growth slowest since early 2009
10/12/2019 | news | business | 2,165
The economy sees the weakest three months for more than a decade as growth flatlines.
removed comments
ovalball 6 8 0 2
Parties focus on key messages as poll day nears
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 7,986
Pitches about the NHS and Brexit come to the fore, but both Labour and the Tories face criticism too.
removed comments
ovalball 4 5 0 1
Johnson 'could look at' abolishing BBC licence fee
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,473
The prime minister questions whether funding the broadcaster out of general taxation "makes sense".
removed comments
ovalball 6 14 0 1
Labour Budget to 'end austerity' in first 100 days
08/12/2019 | news | politics | 7,011
John McDonnell says Labour would "remake government" in a February Budget if it wins the election.
removed comments
ovalball 10 24 0 2
Man City 1-2 Man Utd: Derby win evidence of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's 'cultural reboot'
07/12/2019 | sport | football | 571
Manchester City win could prove a turning point in Manchester United's 'cultural reboot' under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, writes Simon Stone.
removed comments
ovalball 4 1 0 1
Manchester City 1-2 Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side dent City's title hopes
07/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,788
Manchester United dent neighbours Manchester City's Premier League title hopes with a superb counter-attacking victory in the Manchester derby.
removed comments
ovalball 12 20 0 1
PM 'misrepresenting' Brexit deal, says Corbyn
06/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,130
The Labour leader says he has "hard evidence" disproving claims there will be no border in the Irish Sea.
removed comments
ovalball 30 30 0 4