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Covid-19: UK leaders reach deal on easing of Christmas rules
24/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,338
Three households will be allowed to meet indoors over a five-day period between 23-27 December.
Covid-19: England arrivals to be able to cut quarantine with private test
24/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,065
People arriving in England can end their self-isolation with a negative test taken after five days.
Pets at Home says pets have been 'a lifesaver' during lockdown
24/11/2020 | news | business | 292
Pets at Home reports soaring sales as people increasingly turned to animals for solace amid the pandemic.
Brexit: Hauliers fear 'mayhem' at Holyhead port
24/11/2020 | news | uk | 470
There are claims Holyhead port will not be ready for the end of the Brexit transition period.
Coronavirus: NI ministers agree lockdown financial support
23/11/2020 | news | uk | 289
The multi-million pound package will include a high street voucher plan and funds for drink-only pubs.
Fans to be allowed at outdoor sports
23/11/2020 | sport | other | 1,634
Up to 4,000 fans will be allowed at outdoor events in the lowest-risk areas when the four-week national lockdown in England ends.
Covid-19: Daily coronavirus test plan to cut contacts' 14-day self-isolation
23/11/2020 | news | uk | 617
Contacts of people with the virus will not need to quarantine if they test negative, the government says.
Covid: Boris Johnson to unveil post-English lockdown plans
23/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,206
Boris Johnson will unveil the latest Covid plans, including lifting a ban on outdoor grassroots sport.
British Airways' big sell-off: Champagne flutes and trolleys
23/11/2020 | news | business | 578
The airline is selling thousands of items, including memorabilia from its retired 747 aircraft.
Rishi Sunak says Spending Review will not spell austerity
23/11/2020 | news | business | 1,190
The chancellor says he will uphold pre-Covid funding pledges on police, nurses and schools.
Burnley claim first league win of season
23/11/2020 | sport | football | 276
Burnley move out of the Premier League relegation zone after beating Crystal Palace at Turf Moor for their first win of the season.
Walcott scores as Saints draw at Wolves
23/11/2020 | sport | football | 310
Southampton miss the chance to go third as Theo Walcott's first goal since rejoining the club is only enough for a draw at Wolves.
Pepe sent off as Arsenal hold Leeds
22/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,021
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe is sent off for a headbutt as Leeds' wasteful finishing costs them a Premier League victory.
Calvert-Lewin scores twice as Everton beat Fulham
22/11/2020 | sport | football | 398
Dominic Calvert-Lewin continues his excellent scoring form with another two goals as Everton return to winning ways against Fulham.
Depleted Liverpool ease to victory
22/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,383
Liverpool produce an assured win over Leicester at Anfield to move level on points with Premier League leaders Tottenham.
Superb Haller strike seals West Ham win
22/11/2020 | sport | football | 364
Sebastien Haller's superb strike consigns winless Sheffield United to another Premier League defeat as West Ham move into the top half of the table.
Has Mourinho won over the Tottenham fans?
21/11/2020 | sport | football | 865
He was not a popular appointment, but has Jose Mourinho's performance during his first year won over the Spurs support?
Impressive May scores twice in England win
21/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,513
Wing Jonny May scores a superb solo try as England claim an emphatic and entertaining Autumn Nations Cup victory against Ireland at Twickenham.
Chelsea must remain humble - Lampard after win over Newcastle
21/11/2020 | sport | football | 837
Manager Frank Lampard says Chelsea must "remain humble" after moving second in the Premier League table following a solid win over Newcastle.
Brighton earn first win at Villa Park
21/11/2020 | sport | football | 506
Brighton win at Villa Park for the first time in their history, deservedly edging out Aston Villa in a thoroughly entertaining encounter.
Fernandes penalty earns Man Utd win
21/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,725
Bruno Fernandes' twice-taken second-half penalty is enough to give Manchester United their first Premier League victory of the season at Old Trafford over a battling West Brom outfit.
Spurs go top with victory over Man City
21/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,279
Tottenham move top of the Premier League as Jose Mourinho's side claim a hard-fought victory over Pep Guardiola's Manchester City.
Simmonds hat-trick helps Exeter win
20/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 286
Sam Simmonds scores a hat-trick as Premiership champions Exeter start their title defence with victory at Harlequins.
Covid: Infection rates levelling off in England and Scotland
20/11/2020 | news | health | 2,863
But the government data suggests coronavirus rates in school-age children are still rising.
Brexit: Progress made in tough areas, says EU chief
20/11/2020 | news | politics | 4,017
The president of the EU Commission says there has been recent "movement" in important areas.
Covid-19: Flu jab push as Covid vaccine roll-out planned
20/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,061
Matt Hancock said the NHS was preparing to roll out a Covid-19 vaccine if one is approved for use.
British Gas faces strikes over pay and conditions row
20/11/2020 | news | business | 206
The GMB union ballots members over a worsening dispute about new "fire and rehire" contracts.
UK borrowing hits highest October level on record
20/11/2020 | news | business | 2,085
The government borrowed £22.3bn in October - its highest for the month since records began.
Early Christmas shopping helps boost retail sales
20/11/2020 | news | business | 171
Sales rose for the sixth consecutive month in October, official statistics show.
Nadal reaches ATP Finals last four
20/11/2020 | sport | tennis | 133
Rafael Nadal reaches the last four of the ATP Finals by beating 2019 champion Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets.
£300m rescue deal for Covid-hit sports
19/11/2020 | sport | other | 353
The government announces a rescue package of £300m of emergency funding for sports impacted by the absence of spectators because of coronavirus.
Coronavirus: NI to face new lockdown measures from next Friday
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 39
The executive has agreed new measures to last for two weeks in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19.
Coronavirus: Christmas socialising poses 'substantial risks' - scientist
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 3,573
Proposals to ease restrictions over Christmas will be set out next week, a No 10 spokesman said.
Covid: One in three UK hospitality firms fear collapse
19/11/2020 | news | business | 182
The sector, which has been hit hard by Covid, is the most downbeat about its prospects, data suggests.
Defence funding boost 'extends British influence', says PM
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,192
Boris Johnson says "the safety of the British people must come first" as he outlines a new package.
Ford on the bench against Ireland
19/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 625
George Ford will start on the bench as he returns from injury for England's Autumn Nations Cup match against Ireland, with captain Owen Farrell starting at fly-half.
Cineworld eyes UK cinema closures and rescue deal
19/11/2020 | news | business | 513
The cinema chain has appointed restructuring experts to negotiate unlocking more cash from lenders.
Brexit: UK 'will be less safe without EU security deal' - police chief
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,464
The UK's counter-terrorism head says a deal is "incredibly important" for the country's security.
Brexit: Councils in Wales 'to have stronger role' in replacement aid scheme
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 146
Welsh Secretary Simon Hart hints at plans for what will replace EU economic aid.
Royal Mail parcels overtake letters for first time
19/11/2020 | news | business | 448
Online shopping during the pandemic means revenues from parcels surpasses letters for the first time.
Too defensive? Flair left on the bench? Pickford dilemma? The issues facing Southgate
18/11/2020 | sport | football | 541
England have a little more than 200 days until they kick off their postponed Euro 2020 campaign - and Gareth Southgate has several issues to fix.
Covid-19: Family Christmas get-togethers being considered
18/11/2020 | news | uk | 6,554
Rules could be relaxed for a few days, with people urged to travel by car and not hold big gatherings.
Covid vaccine: Pfizer says '94% effective in over-65s'
18/11/2020 | news | health | 2,714
The jab works equally well in people of all ages and ethnicities, further data suggests.
Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM's green plan
18/11/2020 | news | science | 6,946
The PM confirms he is bringing the ban forward as he sets out his "green industrial revolution".
House prices rise as Covid sparks rural relocation
18/11/2020 | news | business | 1,025
Property prices in the South West of England have risen fastest in the UK, official statistics show.
Clothes and food price rises push inflation higher
18/11/2020 | news | uk | 468
The UK's inflation rate, which tracks the prices of goods and services, increases to 0.7% in October.
Do Liverpool need to sign a new defender?
18/11/2020 | sport | football | 780
As Joe Gomez joins Virgil van Dijk on the sidelines, do Liverpool need to buy a defender in January - or can they find a solution from within their squad? BBC Sport assesses Jurgen Klopp's options.
Brexit changes set to hit second-hand cars in NI
17/11/2020 | news | uk | 622
From January, NI car dealers will have a bigger VAT bill for vehicles bought in GB and sold on here.
Covid: 'A fifth' of hospitality sector jobs lost in 2020
17/11/2020 | news | business | 133
The head of the industry's trade group tells MPs 660,000 jobs were lost before the latest lockdown.
Scots Tory leader says Boris Johnson 'believes in devolution'
17/11/2020 | news | uk | 3,144
No 10 has not denied reports that Boris Johnson described devolution as a "disaster" in a meeting with Tory MPs.
Boris Johnson 'called Scottish devolution disaster'
17/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,979
No 10 does not deny reports the PM made the comment in a meeting with Tory MPs.
Travel rules changed for Christmas turkey farm workers
17/11/2020 | news | business | 1,120
Seasonal workers are now able to work during quarantine to ensure demand for Christmas is met.
Covid: West of Scotland awaits decision on level 4 rules
17/11/2020 | news | uk | 763
Nicola Sturgeon is to announce whether the toughest Covid restrictions will be imposed in Glasgow and surrounding areas.
EasyJet slumps to first annual loss amid pandemic
17/11/2020 | news | business | 369
The airline reports an annual loss for the first time in its 25-year history as demand collapses.
FTSE 100 and Dow Jones jump on second Covid vaccine hopes
16/11/2020 | news | business | 266
The Dow hits a new record on hopes of a second coronavirus vaccine breakthrough from US drugs firm Moderna.
Covid-19: Boris Johnson and six Tory MPs self-isolating after No 10 meeting
16/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,202
Boris Johnson, six Tory MPs and two aides have been told to self-isolate after a breakfast meeting in No 10.
Covid: England tier system may need strengthening - government adviser
16/11/2020 | news | uk | 57
The impact of the three-tier Covid system in England was varied, says a senior health official.
Brexit: PM confident UK 'will prosper' without EU trade deal
16/11/2020 | news | politics | 7,165
Boris Johnson's comments come ahead of another week of negotiations for a post-Brexit trade deal.
How the 'Machine' taught the 'Scientist' an Augusta lesson
16/11/2020 | sport | golf | 335
Dustin Johnson's record-breaking Masters victory shows he is close to the complete package as a player, writes Iain Carter.
Clintons boss: Supermarkets selling greeting cards 'grossly unfair'
16/11/2020 | news | business | 1,430
Supermarkets should not be able to sell non-essential goods in lockdown, says boss of Clintons cards.
Record-breaking Johnson wins first Masters
15/11/2020 | sport | golf | 444
World number one Dustin Johnson wins his first Masters title by five strokes as he finishes with a record-breaking low score of 20 under par.
Ex-England keeper Clemence dies aged 72
15/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,063
Former England, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Ray Clemence dies aged 72.
Hamilton wins record-equalling seventh title
15/11/2020 | sport | f1 | 4,410
Lewis Hamilton clinches a seventh world title, becoming the most successful racing driver ever with a masterful victory in the Turkish Grand Prix.
Scotland lose unbeaten run in Slovakia
15/11/2020 | sport | football | 518
Scotland's nine-game unbeaten run comes to an end following Jan Gregus's first-half goal in Slovakia in Nations League Group B2.
Dominant Johnson holds four-shot lead
14/11/2020 | sport | golf | 319
World number one Dustin Johnson is trying to win his first Masters, and second major, at Augusta National.
Willis' unusual Twickenham debut
14/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 316
You see the line. You drive hard with your legs, twist, turn and you are across. A capacity crowd of 80,000 screams. That is how it should have been for Jack Willis.
Derby part company with manager Cocu
14/11/2020 | sport | football | 711
Derby County part company with manager Phillip Cocu with the club bottom of the Championship.
Scotland have much to improve - Townsend
14/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 73
Scotland still have "a number of things to improve" despite beating Italy to register five wins in a row for the first time since 2011, says head coach Gregor Townsend.
DeChambeau squeezes inside Masters cut
14/11/2020 | sport | golf | 155
Bryson DeChambeau squeezes inside the cut line as five players share the Masters lead heading into the third round at Augusta.
Argentina beat All Blacks for first time
14/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 751
Argentina beat New Zealand for the first time in their history with a shock 25-15 win in the Rugby Championship.
Johnson shares four-way Masters lead
13/11/2020 | sport | golf | 286
Dustin Johnson is among four players to lead the Masters at nine under par after setting the clubhouse target during a hectic day two.
Ireland surge past Wales in opener
13/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,465
A dominant first half and a late James Lowe try help Ireland to a 32-9 victory over Wales in the inaugural Autumn Nations Cup match in Dublin.
Pay-per-view scrapped & BBC to show games
13/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,134
The Premier League scraps its pay-per-view method for matches until at least the new year, with some games to be shown on the BBC.
Students: Places to be awarded using actual grades
13/11/2020 | news | education | 207
Williamson seeks to end unfairness in university admissions by switching to offers based on real results.
Covid: Caffè Nero seeks help after pandemic 'decimates' trading
13/11/2020 | news | business | 770
The coffee chain, which employs 6,000, people, is seeking financial breathing space from its landlords.
Baraclough 'can't ask any more' of NI
13/11/2020 | sport | football | 76
Northern Ireland manager Ian Baraclough says Thursday's 2-1 Euro 2020 play-off final defeat by Slovakia is the worst he has felt after a game.
North West sees job ads surge while London lags
13/11/2020 | news | business | 127
Nurses are in demand as vacancies climb to pre-pandemic levels, but with big regional variations.
Everything you need to know about Euro 2020
12/11/2020 | sport | football | 369
The line-up for Euro 2020 has finally been decided. We take a look at who plays who next summer.
Casey sets clubhouse lead at Masters
12/11/2020 | sport | golf | 226
Paul Casey holds the clubhouse lead at seven under par after day one of the Masters closes with half the field still to complete their rounds.
Covid: UK daily cases reach new high of 33,470
12/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,800
The jump in cases comes a day after the UK became the first European country to pass 50,000 deaths.
Brexit: EU's 'penny is dropping' on UK sovereignty, says Gove
12/11/2020 | news | politics | 4,331
Brussels is starting to accept UKs independent status as trade talks deadline looms, says minister.
UK out of recession but growth slows in September
12/11/2020 | news | business | 1,869
The economy grows by a record 15.5% in July to September, but is still smaller than before the pandemic.
Capital gains tax: Rate should double, says government review
12/11/2020 | news | business | 2,141
The chancellor commissioned the report in July as part of efforts to cover Covid-19 costs.
Covid means UK 'sleep-walking into a debt crisis'
12/11/2020 | news | business | 176
A charity says the pandemic has pushed more people into severe problem debt.
Are big retailers exploiting lockdown loopholes?
12/11/2020 | news | business | 748
Some chains are capitalising on rules that allow them to sell non-essential goods alongside food.
Scots win shootout to end finals wait
12/11/2020 | sport | football | 918
Scotland's 23-year absence from major men's tournaments is finally over after a famous shootout win in Serbia.
Slovakia beat NI to book spot at Euros
12/11/2020 | sport | football | 204
Slovakia beat Northern Ireland 2-1 after extra time in the play-off final at Windsor Park to book their place in next year's European Championship finals.
Wales and USA play out goalless draw
12/11/2020 | sport | football | 66
A shadow Wales side are held to a goalless draw by the United States in an uninspiring friendly in Swansea.
Bellingham debut in routine England win
12/11/2020 | sport | football | 586
Jude Bellingham becomes the third-youngest player to represent England as they enjoy a routine win over the Republic of Ireland in a friendly at Wembley.
NI & Scotland set for play-off finals
11/11/2020 | sport | football | 407
Northern Ireland and Scotland can both seal a place at next year's European Championship in Thursday's qualifying play-off finals.
Gomez to have scans on knee injury
11/11/2020 | sport | football | 868
Liverpool defender Joe Gomez is to have further tests on a knee injury suffered during training with England.
Covid: Four UK nations discuss joint Christmas approach
11/11/2020 | news | politics | 562
Common rules for people to follow across the UK are being considered for the festive period.
Coronavirus: Stormont in deadlock over NI Covid restrictions
11/11/2020 | news | uk | 622
The executive adjourns without any announcement, as the clock ticks towards the expiration of NI's laws.
Coronavirus: Northern England 'worst hit' by pandemic
11/11/2020 | news | uk | 813
Health inequalities have led to Covid-19 taking a "devastating grip" on the north, a report says.
Post-Brexit trade talks to continue next week
11/11/2020 | news | politics | 2,393
The UK government does not expect to reach a deal with the EU in this week's talks.
Coronavirus: Wetherspoons calls rules 'baffling and confusing'
11/11/2020 | news | business | 369
The pub chain's boss says Covid restrictions are "a muddle" as first quarter sales fall 27.6%.
Is Grealish England's future or odd man out?
11/11/2020 | sport | football | 936
Grealish has impressed again for Aston Villa this season, but can he force his way into the England side?
£3.6bn struggling English towns fund 'not impartial', say MPs
11/11/2020 | news | politics | 531
The way towns in England were selected for a cash boost was "not impartial", a spending watchdog says.
Woods praises 'incredible' DeChambeau
10/11/2020 | sport | golf | 313
Tiger Woods says the dramatic changes Bryson DeChambeau has made to his game this year have "never been done before".
McIlroy enjoying 'more relaxed' Masters
10/11/2020 | sport | golf | 184
Rory McIlroy says he is enjoying being out of the limelight as he makes his sixth attempt to complete a career Grand Slam by winning the Masters.
Covid vaccine: No guarantees on Pfizer roll-out but NHS ready - Hancock
10/11/2020 | news | uk | 4,280
The health secretary also announces that, from Tuesday, NHS staff will be tested twice a week.
First England senior call for Bellingham
10/11/2020 | sport | football | 799
Borussia Dortmund's teenage midfielder Jude Bellingham is called up to the senior England squad for the first time.
Bisto and Ambrosia custard-firm Premier Foods sees Covid boost
10/11/2020 | news | business | 593
Premier Foods says it has attracted a million new customers as people turn to comfort foods in the crisis.
Indyref2: Scottish battle lines drawn again in run-up to May's election
10/11/2020 | news | politics | 868
Unionists are nervous about sustaining opposition to another referendum should SNP win May's election.
Your top 10 rated players of Premier League season so far
10/11/2020 | sport | football | 381
BBC Sport takes a look back through your players ratings from Premier League matches, with some interesting findings.
McDonald's to introduce plant-based burgers and fast food
10/11/2020 | news | business | 221
The fast-food giant said it could also offer plant-based chicken substitutes and breakfast sandwiches
Covid: Hope for quarantine-free air travel - minister
09/11/2020 | news | uk | 827
A new testing regime could also reduce the 14-day self-isolation period, the transport secretary says.
UK's nuclear future to be decided at key meeting
09/11/2020 | news | business | 261
The government is committed to building nuclear power stations to decarbonise the UK's electricity.
Virgin Hyperloop pod transport tests first passenger journey
09/11/2020 | news | technology | 789
The "sci-fi" travel concept involves travelling in pods inside vacuum tubes at very high speeds.
'Real living wage' rises to £9.50 an hour
09/11/2020 | news | business | 520
More than 800 employers have accredited with the Living Wage Foundation since the start of the pandemic.
Klopp & Guardiola call for fixture changes
08/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,132
Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp says Premier League game scheduling "has to change", with Manchester City's Pep Guardiola adding that players are not protected.
Mourinho gearing up for Spurs title challenge?
08/11/2020 | sport | football | 537
Tottenham briefly led the Premier League on Sunday. Could Jose Mourinho's changes mean they return there - and for longer - later this season?
I've exceeded expectations - Crutchlow
08/11/2020 | sport | other | 91
Britain's Cal Crutchlow is "at peace" with the possibility of leaving MotoGP at the end of the season after 10 years on the grid.
Arsenal win unbelievable - Watkins
08/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,166
Ollie Watkins says it was "unbelievable" to score against the team he supports as his double helps Aston Villa win at Arsenal.
Mourinho hails 'special' Kane after win
08/11/2020 | sport | football | 901
Jose Mourinho describes Harry Kane as "special" after the striker's 150th Premier League goal earns Tottenham victory at West Brom.
De Bruyne misses penalty in draw
08/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,312
Kevin de Bruyne misses a penalty for hosts Manchester City as they draw 1-1 with Liverpool in the Premier League.
Eze stars as Palace thrash Leeds
07/11/2020 | sport | football | 451
Eberechi Eze scores his first Crystal Palace goal with a sublime free-kick as Roy Hodgson's side thrash Leeds United at Selhurst Park.
West Ham win after Lookman penalty miss
07/11/2020 | sport | football | 327
Fulham's Ademola Lookman misses a penalty with the last kick of the game as West Ham clinch a dramatic victory with an injury-time winner of their own.
Fernandes double as Man Utd beat Everton
07/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,374
Bruno Fernandes scores twice for Manchester United as they come from behind to beat Everton at Goodison Park.
Chelsea put four past bottom side Sheff Utd
07/11/2020 | sport | football | 474
Chelsea come from behind to beat Sheffield United comfortably at Stamford Bridge, leaving the visitors bottom of the Premier League.
'I don't fall like a house of cards'
06/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,247
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he is still the right man for the job despite back-to-back defeats.
Covid: Can mass testing save us from another lockdown?
06/11/2020 | news | health | 1,005
Cheap and rapid tests are now available, but what can they realistically achieve?
Brighton and Burnley in goalless draw
06/11/2020 | sport | football | 347
Burnley manager Sean Dyche says "it needs to come quickly" as they look "to get on the right side of the margins" after a goalless draw with Brighton.
Saints win to top Premier League for first time
06/11/2020 | sport | football | 911
Southampton move top of the Premier League for the first time with a comfortable win over Newcastle.
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson stresses 'stay at home' message for England
05/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,706
Boris Johnson says four weeks of the new measures will be enough to make "a real impact".
Covid: Regulator criticises data used to justify lockdown
05/11/2020 | news | health | 2,381
Government used out-of-date model predicting 4,000 deaths a day in TV briefing.
Foden back for England but no Greenwood
05/11/2020 | sport | football | 784
Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden is recalled by England for November's matches against the Republic of Ireland, Belgium and Iceland.
What now for Man Utd boss Solskjaer?
05/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,817
Demba Ba's goal in the win over Manchester United has been described as 'comical' and 'embarrassing' - so what now for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the latest loss?
Bank of England boss pledges to do 'everything we can'
05/11/2020 | news | business | 1,813
Policymakers vote to pump an extra £150bn into the economy as a second lockdown in England begins.
Covid: MPs vote to back four-week England lockdown
05/11/2020 | news | politics | 3,387
Boris Johnson sees off a rebellion by 34 Tory MPs over restrictions which came into force at midnight.
Extend scheme for cosy homes, green groups say
05/11/2020 | news | politics | 314
A coalition of environmentalists want a scheme offering home insulation grants extended to 2030.
Covid in Scotland: Sturgeon 'actively considering' travel ban in law
04/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,581
The first minister says she may enforce travel restrictions with fines when Covid rules are reviewed.
Covid: MPs to vote on England's four-week lockdown
04/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,359
It comes as the head of NHS England says nearly 11,000 patients with Covid are now in hospital.
M&S suffers first loss in 94 years as clothing slumps
04/11/2020 | news | business | 553
The High Street stalwart saw clothing and home sales fall due to the impact of lockdown.
Why has Havertz not yet hit highs at Chelsea?
04/11/2020 | sport | football | 370
Why has manager Frank Lampard been unable to unlock Kai Havertz's Bundesliga form after his £71m move to Chelsea?
Ramos hits 100 goals for Real Madrid
04/11/2020 | sport | football | 544
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos says he hopes he can get a few more records after his 100th goal for the club.
Man Utd embarrassed by Basaksehir
04/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,692
Manchester United suffer a chastening night after conceding an embarrassing opening goal as they are humbled by Champions League rookies Istanbul Basaksehir.
No selection headache, says Klopp
03/11/2020 | sport | football | 335
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said "good performances never give me a headache" as Diogo Jota pressed his claims for a starting place with a Champions League hat-trick at Atalanta.
John Lewis and Currys PC World extend hours ahead of lockdown
03/11/2020 | news | business | 1,439
John Lewis and Currys PC World among those opening later as demand surges ahead of lockdown.
Covid: Destructive rules only current option, says Chris Whitty
03/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,060
England's chief medical officer defends lockdowns as a further 397 coronavirus deaths are recorded.
Covid-19: Liverpool to pilot city-wide coronavirus testing
03/11/2020 | news | health | 1,875
It will use rapid results tests that could be offered to "millions" by Christmas, the PM says.
Covid: Deaths 10% higher than normal as virus deaths rise
03/11/2020 | news | health | 1,421
There were nearly 12,300 deaths in latest week - 1,100 linked to Covid.
Primark sees pyjamas in and suits out in Covid shift
03/11/2020 | news | business | 386
The retailer's owner, Associated British Foods, says the change reflects how "we live our lives".
Third of staff 'fear catching Covid at work'
03/11/2020 | news | business | 440
The poorest paid are particularly worried - but are also the least likely to speak up, research finds.
Jesus returns to seal Man City victory
03/11/2020 | sport | football | 246
Gabriel Jesus marks his return from injury with a fine finish as Manchester City beat Olympiakos to maintain their 100% record in Champions League Group C.
Jota hat-trick as Liverpool thrash Atalanta
03/11/2020 | sport | football | 901
In-form Diogo Jota scores a terrific hat-trick as Liverpool make a big Champions League statement of intent with a stunning win at Atalanta.
Coronavirus lockdown: PM warns UK faces 'medical disaster' without action
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,160
Boris Johnson says lockdown rules will expire on 2 December - with MPs to vote on what happens next.
Covid in Scotland: PM says furlough available for future lockdowns
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,901
The prime minister says the furlough scheme will "continue to be available wherever it is needed".
Lockdown: 'We will have to throw our beer down the drain'
02/11/2020 | news | business | 870
Pubs express dismay at latest lockdown amid fears of more job cuts and permanent closures.
Lockdown: Andrex maker has '100 million toilet rolls standing by’
02/11/2020 | news | business | 196
As England prepares for a second pandemic lockdown, the maker of Andrex says it will prevent shortages.
Covid: Ryanair will not offer refunds for November flights
02/11/2020 | news | business | 494
The airline will allow passengers to change their travel plans for free amid new lockdown measures.
Nigel Farage: Brexit Party to focus on fighting lockdown
02/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,227
The party leader applies to change its name to Reform UK, calling the PM's Covid response "woeful".
Credit card freeze extended for six months ahead of new lockdown
02/11/2020 | news | business | 666
Customers will be able to defer payments for up to six months if they have not already done so.
Covid in Scotland: New five-level regional restrictions go live
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,109
The launch of the new five-level system comes as England prepares for a month-long national lockdown.
Mortgage holidays extended for up to six months
01/11/2020 | news | business | 1,399
The scheme to help borrowers facing financial difficulty had been due to end on 31 October.
Hamilton wins Emilia Romagna GP
01/11/2020 | sport | f1 | 1,119
Lewis Hamilton moves to the brink of a seventh world title with victory in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
Stylish Usyk beats Chisora on points
01/11/2020 | sport | boxing | 377
Oleksandr Usyk earns a unanimous points win over Derek Chisora at Wembley Arena to underline his credentials at heavyweight.
Man City win FA Cup after extra time
01/11/2020 | sport | football | 725
Manchester City win their third Women's FA Cup in four seasons as Georgia Stanway and Janine Beckie's late extra time goals beat Everton at Wembley.
Wilson's double seals Newcastle win
01/11/2020 | sport | football | 907
Everton miss the chance to return to the top of the Premier League as Callum Wilson scores twice to give Newcastle a first win in three matches.
Aubameyang penalty sees off Man Utd
01/11/2020 | sport | football | 2,199
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores his first league goal since the opening weekend of the season as Arsenal defeat Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Bale heads winner to send Spurs second
01/11/2020 | sport | football | 932
Gareth Bale's first goal since re-signing for Tottenham helps his side beat Brighton to go second in the Premier League.
Ward-Prowse strikes send Saints third
01/11/2020 | sport | football | 498
James Ward-Prowse scores with two fantastic free-kicks as Southampton survive a late Aston Villa rally to move up to third in the Premier League.
England win 2020 Six Nations title
31/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,275
England win the Six Nations title after France beat Ireland on a thrilling final day of the delayed tournament.
England beat Italy with bonus point
31/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 594
England's bonus-point victory against Italy proves to be enough to win the Six Nations title after France beat Ireland in Saturday's final fixture.
Scotland win in Wales to end 18-year wait
31/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 580
Scotland win in Wales for the first time since 2002 as Stuart McInally's try underpins a 14-10 Six Nations win at Parc y Scarlets.
NZ thrash Australia to win Bledisloe Cup
31/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 143
New Zealand win the Bledisloe Cup for an 18th consecutive year after a record 43-5 victory over Australia in Sydney.
Ziyech grabs first league goal in Chelsea win
31/10/2020 | sport | football | 428
Hakim Ziyech nets his first Premier League goal as Chelsea cruise to victory over winless Burnley at Turf Moor.
Walker goal gives Man City victory
31/10/2020 | sport | football | 420
Kyle Walker marks his 100th Premier League appearance for Manchester City with a goal against his former club as Pep Guardiola's side beat Sheffield United.
Liverpool go top after Jota winner
31/10/2020 | sport | football | 2,597
Substitute Diogo Jota scores for the third straight game as Liverpool come from behind to beat West Ham and go top of the Premier League table.
Why England have the Six Nations edge
30/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 946
The Six Nations concludes this weekend - 237 days after it was stopped by coronavirus - with either Ireland, England or France to be crowned champions.
World Cup winner Stiles dies aged 78
30/10/2020 | sport | football | 848
Nobby Stiles, a key member of England's 1966 World Cup-winning team, dies aged 78 after a long illness.
Covid-19: Ministers striving to avoid blanket rules - Raab
30/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,563
It comes amid calls from some scientists to introduce a strict national lockdown in England.
House prices climb to record high, says Nationwide
30/10/2020 | news | business | 319
House prices rise at their fastest rate for five years as buyers race to avoid paying stamp duty.
Covid: Are we heading back into a full lockdown?
30/10/2020 | news | health | 893
Infection rates are rising and European countries are going into lockdown. Could the UK be next?
Covid: Merkel warns of 'long, hard winter' as lockdowns return
29/10/2020 | news | world | 949
Germany and France reintroduce strict measures amid dire warnings over rising Covid-19 cases.
Hornby: Model train maker steams ahead in lockdown
29/10/2020 | news | business | 275
The company says sales are up 33% as more people take up hobbies during the pandemic.
Rashford caps special week with maiden hat-trick
29/10/2020 | sport | football | 1,093
Told to "stick to his football", Marcus Rashford scores a hat-trick for Manchester United in the Champions League thrashing of RB Leipzig.
Arsenal squad players impress Arteta
29/10/2020 | sport | football | 347
Arsenal's squad players impress boss Mikel Arteta as they beat Dundalk in a Europa League group game at Emirates Stadium.
Covid-19: Nottinghamshire tier 3 to feature 9pm alcohol rule
28/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,337
Alcohol cannot be sold after 9pm in shops under tier three rules, and various businesses must shut.
Stock markets sink amid alarm at Covid surge
28/10/2020 | news | business | 116
Financial markets in the US and Europe fall as concerns rise about the coronavirus impact on economic growth.
Exeter to play Toulouse and Glasgow
28/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 259
Holders Exeter will begin next season's Champions Cup defence with challenging group-stage matches against Toulouse and Glasgow in December.
Covid-19: 'Too early to say' what Christmas rules will be says minister
28/10/2020 | news | politics | 5,312
Environment Secretary George Eustice says people "may not be able to get together in larger groups".
Heathrow overtaken as Europe's busiest airport amid pandemic
28/10/2020 | news | business | 409
Paris Charles de Gaulle is now busier as passenger numbers at Heathrow dive 84% because of Covid.
Next sees online jump but store sales still down
28/10/2020 | news | business | 77
Next says future lockdowns of non-essential stores would cost it millions of pounds before Christmas.
‘Shops refusing cash left me unable to buy basics’
28/10/2020 | news | business | 687
The cash system is being threatened by some shops not accepting cash, says Consumer group Which?
Ziyech off the mark in big Chelsea win
28/10/2020 | sport | football | 358
Forward Hakim Ziyech scores his first Chelsea goal as Frank Lampard's side pick up a comfortable win in Russia.
Treble for Rashford as Man Utd thump Leipzig
28/10/2020 | sport | football | 888
Marcus Rashford comes off the bench to score a clinical hat-trick as Manchester United continue their recent momentum by taking apart RB Leipzig.
Covid: Don't let north get 'left behind' Tory MPs warn PM
27/10/2020 | news | uk | 3,025
More than 50 Tory MPs call for a "clear road map" out of lockdown restrictions for northern England.
Coronavirus: People 'rediscovering books' as lockdown sales jump
27/10/2020 | news | business | 501
The publisher Bloomsbury, best known for the Harry Potter titles, has seen profits rocket since March.
Covid Wales: 'Urgent clarity' needed on rules after firebreak
27/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,109
Wales' tourism industry says it is struggling to plan for the future when lockdown is lifted.
HSBC says it could charge for current accounts
27/10/2020 | news | business | 458
The bank says it is considering charging for basic bank services after its profits dived 35%.
BP returns to profit but pandemic weighs on demand
27/10/2020 | news | business | 89
Despite a "challenging environment", the oil giant says it is "performing while transforming".
Mobile networks banned from selling locked phones
27/10/2020 | news | technology | 416
The watchdog Ofcom says the move should encourage more people to switch and save money.
Liverpool's Fabinho injured in Midtjylland win
27/10/2020 | sport | football | 917
Liverpool make it two wins in two Group D games with victory over Champions League rookies FC Midtjylland despite losing Fabinho to injury.
Man City ease to victory in Marseille
27/10/2020 | sport | football | 347
Manchester City continue their perfect start to the Champions League group stage with a comfortable victory at Marseille.
Wales lockdown: Tesco 'wrong' to say period products 'not essential'
26/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,380
It had cordoned off the aisle after a break-in, but told a customer it was due to lockdown rules.
Covid in Scotland: Students may not be allowed home for Christmas
26/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,763
John Swinney says there is a "realistic possibility" students will be asked to stay away from their families.
Coronavirus: Local lockdowns 'stifling jobs recovery'
26/10/2020 | news | business | 611
Job vacancies fail to return to pre-pandemic levels in many towns, according to new research.
Post Office says a third of its cash machines will close
26/10/2020 | news | business | 666
The move raises concerns that rural and deprived communities face being cut off from access to cash.
Boots to offer 12-minute turnaround on Covid nasal swab test
26/10/2020 | news | health | 1,297
The £120 nasal swab test will be available to people not showing any symptoms.
Kane and Son team up to secure win once again
26/10/2020 | sport | football | 1,123
Son Heung-min and Harry Kane link up yet again for the only goal as Tottenham claim a fortunate win over Burnley.
GB's Geoghegan Hart wins Giro d'Italia
25/10/2020 | sport | other | 557
Tao Geoghegan Hart becomes only the second British man to win the Giro d'Italia as he takes the title in Milan.
Hamilton breaks Schumacher's win record
25/10/2020 | sport | f1 | 3,058
Lewis Hamilton passes Valtteri Bottas to take a commanding victory in the Portuguese Grand Prix and break Formula 1's all-time win record.
Post-Brexit trade talks extended
25/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,518
The EU's Michel Barnier will stay in London, rather than returning to Brussels later.
Everton's unbeaten record ended by Southampton
25/10/2020 | sport | football | 1,995
The last unbeaten record in the Premier League ends as leaders Everton are beaten by an impressive Southampton and have Lucas Digne sent off at St Mary's.
Sub Vardy helps Leicester beat Arsenal
25/10/2020 | sport | football | 1,267
Fit-again Jamie Vardy comes off the bench to score a late winner for Leicester against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium.
Exeter hold off Wasps to clinch double
24/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 236
Exeter complete a historic domestic and European double as they beat Wasps 19-13 to win the Premiership title.
Pele at 80: Where does he rank among the GOATs? - your results revealed
24/10/2020 | sport | football | 2,008
As we mark Pele's 80th birthday, you can have your say on some of the greatest players of all time.
How Bamford and Leeds are proving doubters wrong
24/10/2020 | sport | football | 343
Leeds and their striker Patrick Bamford give warning that they are back in the Premier League and intend to stay.
Zaha inspires Palace in win over Fulham
24/10/2020 | sport | football | 275
Wilfried Zaha scores and makes another goal to inspire Crystal Palace to victory and inflict more misery on the Premier League's bottom side Fulham.
Liverpool fight back to beat Sheff Utd
24/10/2020 | sport | football | 1,494
Defending champions Liverpool return to winning ways in the Premier League with a comeback victory over Sheffield United.
Antonio stunner helps West Ham to draw
24/10/2020 | sport | football | 943
Michail Antonio scores a wonderful goal in a 1-1 draw against Manchester City, who have now won once in four Premier League games.
Covid: Scotland to enter new five-level alert system
23/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,785
The new system for setting Covid restrictions in Scotland adds two levels to the three tiers used in England.
Who are the youngsters Barca will turn to in El Clasico?
23/10/2020 | sport | football | 212
The current Barcelona squad looks very different to the one of household names we have come accustomed to, but how important could they prove in the first Clasico of the season?
Brexit: Trade talks continue as negotiators meet in London
23/10/2020 | news | politics | 5,938
The EU's Michel Barnier has warned "every day counts" ahead of December's deadline to reach a deal.
Britain and Japan sign post-Brexit trade deal
23/10/2020 | news | business | 2,557
The countries formally sign a deal described by the UK's international trade secretary as "ground-breaking".
Furlough fraudsters 'may have stolen more than £3bn'
23/10/2020 | news | business | 311
The National Audit Office spending watchdog says a scheme designed to protect jobs was open to abuse.
Covid in Scotland: Sturgeon to set out five-tier alert system
23/10/2020 | news | uk | 767
It will include a top level of measures more rigorous than those south of the border.
Bamford treble ends Villa's winning start
23/10/2020 | sport | football | 1,044
Leeds end Aston Villa's winning start and deny them top spot in the Premier League table thanks to a Patrick Bamford hat-trick.
Transport for Wales rail services to be nationalised
22/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,125
Ministers step in to "stabilise the network and keep it running" as income plummets due to Covid.
New government Covid scheme to pay up to half of wages
22/10/2020 | news | business | 2,558
Chancellor Rishi Sunak increases support for firms and workers as lockdown restrictions spread.
Covid rules: Stoke, Coventry and Slough face tighter restrictions in tier 2
22/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,545
In all of these areas the infection rate is over 100 per 100,000 people, the health secretary says.
Grosjean & Magnussen to leave Haas
22/10/2020 | sport | f1 | 257
Drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will both leave Haas at the end of the 2020 season.
Covid: Scots told to prepare for 'digital Christmas'
22/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,856
The idea of people in Scotland having a normal Christmas in 2020 is "fiction", the national clinical director says.
More pollution expected from stay-home workers
22/10/2020 | news | business | 288
Air pollution in big cities could increase because so many people are working from home, a report says.
Covid: 'Perfect storm' causing employment tribunal backlog
22/10/2020 | news | business | 27
Concerns are being raised over Covid-related delays for those who claim they lost jobs unfairly.
Vinicius can play with Kane - Mourinho
22/10/2020 | sport | football | 368
Striker Carlos Vinicius can play alongside Harry Kane and not just be his stand-in says Jose Mourinho after he impresses in Tottenham's 3-0 win over LASK.
Tory MPs attack celebrity free school meal campaigners
21/10/2020 | news | education | 2,149
MPs voted against a proposal to extend free school meals over the school holidays until Easter 2021.
Boris Johnson blames London mayor for TfL 'bankruptcy' before Covid-19
21/10/2020 | news | uk | 960
Sadiq Khan has responded to Boris Johnson's allegation by calling the prime minister "a liar".
Covid: Starmer attacks 'miserly' Johnson in Covid cash row
21/10/2020 | news | politics | 1,065
The Labour leader accuses the PM of "grubby" deals with struggling regions after Manchester stand-off.
Covid: Greater Manchester given £60m support package
21/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,549
Local leaders requested £90m but lowered their demand to £65m during talks to move into tier three.
Royal Mail launches 72p parcel pick-up service
21/10/2020 | news | business | 747
The firm claims it is "one of the biggest changes to the delivery since the launch of the post box".
Covid-19: Gyms can reopen in Liverpool City Region
21/10/2020 | news | uk | 831
They were ordered to close when the area was placed into tier three of the coronavirus restrictions.
UK borrowing jumps in September as Covid support continues
21/10/2020 | news | uk | 202
The government borrowed £36bn in September and has scrapped a broad spending review.
'We didn't have exact measures' in place for Covid says ex-civil service head
21/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,091
Lord Sedwill, former civil service head, talks to the BBC about coronavirus, Dominic Cummings and Donald Trump.
Cech, 38, added to Chelsea squad
20/10/2020 | sport | football | 314
Goalkeeper Petr Cech is named in Chelsea's Premier League squad - despite retiring from playing at the end of the 2018-19 season.
Covid: Greater Manchester to move to tier 3 restrictions from Friday
20/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,663
Boris Johnson says he "regrets" a deal over financial support could not be reached with local leaders.
Covid: New year firebreak lockdown 'cannot be ruled out'
20/10/2020 | news | uk | 897
Ministers say they cannot rule out an early 2021 lockdown if Covid-19 spreads quickly at Christmas.
European Premier League talks take place
20/10/2020 | sport | football | 2,806
Talks have taken place over the creation of a new £4.6bn European Premier League, involving the top sides from across the continent.
Visa and Mastercard accused of charging 'excessive' fees
20/10/2020 | news | business | 503
Retail groups say the fees charged by credit card firms have almost doubled in two years.
UK job losses 'could be larger than forecast'
20/10/2020 | news | business | 213
The unemployment rate could rise above current predictions, a Bank of England policymaker warns.
Covid-19: First UK airport coronavirus testing begins
20/10/2020 | news | business | 553
The aim is to help people travelling to destinations where a negative result is required on arrival.
'Russell best 10 in France for decade'
20/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 609
He's the best fly-half in France, but Gregor Townsend is still the boss... Johnnie Beattie discusses Finn Russell's return to Scotland.
Who will win the Champions League?
20/10/2020 | sport | football | 774
As the Champions League returns on Tuesday, BBC Sport's European football writers make their predictions.
Chelsea frustrated in home draw with Sevilla
20/10/2020 | sport | football | 335
Chelsea suffer a frustrating start to their Champions League campaign after being held by Sevilla, their first goalless stalemate under Frank Lampard.
Late Rashford goal earns win at PSG
20/10/2020 | sport | football | 993
Marcus Rashford scores a late winner again as Manchester United start their Champions League campaign with a fine win at Paris St-Germain.
Covid: Wales to go into 'firebreak' lockdown from Friday
19/10/2020 | news | uk | 5,113
People in Wales told to stay home from Friday, with pubs and restaurants ordered to close.
Bank boss: UK facing 'unprecedented economic uncertainty'
19/10/2020 | news | business | 1,415
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey warns there is significant risk of lower economic growth.
'Pilot universal basic income and shorter working weeks in Wales'
19/10/2020 | news | uk | 345
A policy influencer says the next Welsh Government should also pilot a universal basic income.
Coronavirus: People to get emergency help to pay energy bills
19/10/2020 | news | business | 253
Ofgem will require suppliers to offer emergency credit and put people on 'realistic' repayment plans.
West Brom & Burnley play out first 0-0
19/10/2020 | sport | football | 325
West Brom and Burnley play out the first goalless draw in the Premier League this season, with both teams still searching for a first win.
Covid-19: Firms warn of 'catastrophic' impact of new coronavirus rules
18/10/2020 | news | business | 265
More financial support is needed to avoid mass redundancies and closures, businesses say.
What is the big picture for football now?
18/10/2020 | sport | football | 489
BBC sports editor Dan Roan examines the fallout from an extraordinary week which started with Project Big Picture and ended with more questions.
Barkley praises Villa doctor after win
18/10/2020 | sport | football | 792
Ross Barkley dedicates his winning goal to Aston Villa's medical staff as Dean Smith's side maintain their 100% start to the season by edging victory at Leicester.
West Ham fight back to draw from three down
18/10/2020 | sport | football | 1,582
West Ham claim an incredible draw with Manuel Lanzini's late strike after Spurs score three times in the first 16 minutes.
Zaha must create havoc, says Hodgson
18/10/2020 | sport | football | 223
Wilfried Zaha must "create havoc" for opponents, says Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson after Sunday's 1-1 Premier League draw at home to Brighton.
Sharp penalty rescues Blades against Fulham
18/10/2020 | sport | football | 230
Billy Sharp scores a late penalty to earn Sheffield United their first point of the season in a draw with Fulham.
Exeter 31-27 Racing 92
17/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 676
Exeter Chiefs have just enough to keep Racing 92 at bay and clinch their first Champions Cup title in a thrilling final at Ashton Gate.
Brexit: Trade talks with the EU are over, says No 10
17/10/2020 | news | politics | 17,913
"No point" in further discussions with the EU unless it changes course, Downing Street says.
Individual errors must stop - Lampard
17/10/2020 | sport | football | 710
Frank Lampard says Chelsea need to cut out individual errors after they twice relinquished a lead to draw 3-3 with Southampton.
Everton fight back to hold Liverpool
17/10/2020 | sport | football | 3,658
Everton twice come from behind to draw with Liverpool and maintain their three-point lead at the top of the Premier League.
Sterling winner as Man City beat Arsenal
17/10/2020 | sport | football | 610
Raheem Sterling scores the winner as Manchester City edge past Arsenal to climb up to 10th in the Premier League.
Bristol Bears win first European trophy
16/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 246
Bristol Bears outclass Toulon to win rugby union's Challenge Cup final and lift their first European trophy.
Covid: Lancashire to move to highest alert level
16/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,392
The move to tier three, after intensive talks, sees pubs and car boot sales closed but gyms stay open.
Covid: Andy Burnham holding the government 'over a barrel', says Raab
16/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,458
Do "the right thing" and accept tougher rules, the foreign secretary urges Greater Manchester's mayor.
Pub chain JD Wetherspoon reveals first loss since 1984
16/10/2020 | news | business | 1,075
Chairman Tim Martin criticises the government's "confusing" Covid restrictions as sales tumble.
Everton can challenge Liverpool - Klopp
16/10/2020 | sport | football | 649
Carlo Ancelotti's Everton can become "the next proper challenger" to Liverpool in the Premier League, says Reds manager Jurgen Klopp.
Covid: Circuit-breaker lockdown 'likely for Wales'
15/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,031
Restaurateurs, food businesses and unions call for urgent clarity on the Welsh Government's plans.
Covid alert level: London, Essex, York and other areas moving to Tier 2
15/10/2020 | news | uk | 3,335
Millions of people face more restrictions from Saturday, including a ban on households mixing indoors.
England include uncapped centre Lawrence
15/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 312
Worcester's uncapped centre Ollie Lawrence, 20, is added to England's training squad but scrum-half Ben Spencer misses out.
'We must help each other be sustainable'
15/10/2020 | sport | football | 745
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says clubs must help each other "make football more sustainable" after plans for Project Big Picture were rejected.
Brexit: PM 'disappointed' with progress ahead of EU summit
15/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,336
Boris Johnson has previously set Thursday's EU meeting as the deadline for a post-Brexit deal.
Will we be getting our cash from shops, not ATMs?
15/10/2020 | news | business | 179
People will be able to get cashback from local stores without having to buy anything, under Treasury plans.
Ryanair cuts back winter flight schedule
15/10/2020 | news | business | 127
The airline says it is responding to increased flight restrictions imposed because of the pandemic.
Klopp's five Liverpool years in numbers
15/10/2020 | sport | football | 782
BBC Sport digs into the stunning stats underpinning Jurgen Klopp's remarkable half-decade at Anfield.
Who has Premier League's best attack?
15/10/2020 | sport | football | 818
As Gareth Bale prepares to make his second Tottenham debut on Sunday, we take a look at who is the Premier League's best front three.
Coronavirus: 'Long Covid could be four different syndromes'
15/10/2020 | news | health | 820
People with long-lasting effects of coronavirus infection are not being believed or treated, a review says.
'Does Maguire need a break after nightmare showing?'
14/10/2020 | sport | football | 1,629
Harry Maguire suffered a shambolic 31 minutes for England and might benefit from a break, writes Phil McNulty.
Williams cherishes first Wales goal
14/10/2020 | sport | football | 33
Jonny Williams savours his first goal for Wales - a couple of years after wondering if he would ever play for his country again.
Covid-19: Boris Johnson defends regional curbs but 'rules nothing out'
14/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,499
England's new three-tier system can both control the virus and prevent economic harm, Boris Johnson says.
Morrisons and Waitrose ditch glitter for Christmas
14/10/2020 | news | business | 117
The supermarkets won't use glitter in own-brand crackers and cards as part of sustainability efforts.
'Clubs will not back Project Big Picture'
14/10/2020 | sport | football | 745
Premier League clubs have "unanimously agreed" that 'Project Big Picture' will not be "endorsed or pursued".
HS2 costs rise again weeks after work begins
14/10/2020 | news | business | 1,537
Ministers admit an extra £800m is needed due to more asbestos discoveries and complexities at London Euston.
Covid-19: Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer calls for circuit breaker
13/10/2020 | news | uk | 592
Sir Keir Starmer says the government has lost control of coronavirus, as daily deaths rise to 143.
Ikea to buy back used furniture in recycling push
13/10/2020 | news | business | 80
World's biggest furniture firm to resell second-hand Ikea items in bid to be 'climate positive'.
Covid: Health secretary defends three-tier strategy
13/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,582
Another 143 deaths are reported as ministers defend rules after criticism expert advice was ignored.
Unemployment rate hits highest level in three years
13/10/2020 | news | business | 1,453
Unemployment and redundancies hit high levels, official figures show.
Covid: Local leaders react to the three-tier system
13/10/2020 | news | uk | 350
Some are resisting higher alert levels, while others are calling for them to be introduced urgently.
Lockdown: 'I've got women working for me who are sobbing'
13/10/2020 | news | business | 458
Hospitality businesses warn of hardship and confusion as they battle with the latest restrictions.
Covid: Sage scientists called for short lockdown weeks ago
13/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,515
The government took "robust action" at the time, such as the rule of six, a cabinet minister says.
Tax rises of more than £40bn a year 'all but inevitable'
13/10/2020 | news | business | 732
Rises of more than £40bn a year will be needed to stop government debt getting out of control, warns think tank.
Agriculture bill: Bid to protect post-Brexit food standards rejected
12/10/2020 | news | politics | 910
MPs overturn a Lords amendment requiring trade deals to meet post-Brexit UK food standards.
'LeBron James' legacy & a fitting farewell to Bryant'
12/10/2020 | sport | other | 145
LeBron v Jordan and a fitting farewell to Kobe Bryant - BBC Sport's Nesta McGregor on LA Lakers' NBA Finals win.
Cavern Club and LSO get share of £257m culture fund
12/10/2020 | news | entertainment | 124
The cash injection for under-threat venues is part of the government's Cultural Recovery Fund.
Bank of England questions banks over negative rates
12/10/2020 | news | business | 882
The UK would be following in the footsteps of countries like Japan if it cuts the cost of borrowing.
Hospitality firms threaten legal action over lockdown
12/10/2020 | news | business | 1,272
Industry leaders will challenge new local restrictions that could force pubs and other venues to close.
'Radical reforms could damage football'
11/10/2020 | sport | football | 2,589
Radical proposals for the reform of English football could have a "damaging impact" on the game, says the Premier League.
‘A statement win – but let’s not kid anyone’
11/10/2020 | sport | football | 998
England produced an impressive win against Belgium but elements of the performance meant no-one should get carried away, writes Phil McNulty.
Which way will the 'GOAT race' turn?
11/10/2020 | sport | tennis | 542
Not only did Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic play for the French Open title on Sunday - they also jostled for position in the race to be the man with the most Grand Slam titles.
Nadal wins record 13th French Open
11/10/2020 | sport | tennis | 836
Rafael Nadal produces one of his finest French Open displays to stun Novak Djokovic and equal Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam men's titles.
Wales held by 10-man Republic of Ireland
11/10/2020 | sport | football | 381
Wales remain unbeaten in the Nations League after they are held to a 0-0 draw away to the Republic of Ireland, who have James McClean sent off.
Mount winner helps England beat Belgium
11/10/2020 | sport | football | 1,138
England recover from a goal down to beat Belgium in the Nations League at Wembley.
De Bruyne tips England for major titles
10/10/2020 | sport | football | 807
Belgium's Kevin de Bruyne says England should be contenders at next year's European Championship and the 2022 World Cup.
Two-thirds pay at firms told to shut over Covid
09/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,320
The chancellor says his Job Support Scheme "expansion" comes ahead of "what may be a difficult winter".
'Interim solution' for top-flight games
09/10/2020 | sport | football | 2,154
All Premier League fixtures will be available to watch live until the end of October, with some costing £14.95 per game on pay-per-view basis.
Brexit: Trade negotiators meet, as deadline looms
09/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,062
The EU and UK still disagree on important issues, but Downing Street calls talks in London "useful".
UK economic growth slows despite restaurant boost
09/10/2020 | news | business | 1,268
The economy grew 2.1% in August, below expectations, despite a lift from Eat Out to Help Out.
Covid cases increase rapidly as next steps planned
09/10/2020 | news | health | 2,905
There has been a marked increase in cases over recent weeks in England, especially in the north.
West Ham target Bournemouth's King
09/10/2020 | sport | football | 127
West Ham United are interested in Bournemouth striker Joshua King as they look to bolster a squad of only 20 senior players.
What stands in Scotland's Euro 2020 path?
09/10/2020 | sport | football | 381
Scotland are just one match from reaching Euro 2020, but what now stands in their way? BBC Scotland takes a look.
'Fresh faces give Southgate welcome headache'
08/10/2020 | sport | football | 739
New faces and a bright display give England boss Gareth Southgate a much-needed lift before they face Belgium.
Covid-19: New restrictions to be announced for parts of England 'within days' - Jenrick
08/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,943
Minister Robert Jenrick did not rule out closing pubs and restaurants in the worst-affected areas.
Theresa May attacks 'ill-conceived' planning reforms
08/10/2020 | news | politics | 1,077
The former PM says the government must "think again" about using a formula to assess housing need.
Asda launches 'first of its kind' flu jab service
08/10/2020 | news | business | 320
The supermarket is offering free jabs to eligible people and an £8 charge for everyone else,
New pub rules 'will cost thousands of jobs'
08/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,391
Industry leaders warn new Covid restrictions could sound the "death knell" for many pubs and restaurants.
EasyJet to make first annual loss in its history
08/10/2020 | news | business | 204
The airline will fly at 25% capacity into next year, with losses in 2020 possibly topping £800m.
Cooney misses out on Ireland squad
08/10/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 142
Ulster's John Cooney is not among the three scrum-halves included in the Ireland squad for the final two rounds of the Six Nations.
Tighter England Covid measures likely next week
08/10/2020 | news | politics | 1,376
Closing pubs and restaurants and banning overnight stays in the worst-affected areas are being discussed.
Calvert-Lewin debut goal helps England win
08/10/2020 | sport | football | 559
Dominic Calvert-Lewin scores on his senior international debut as an inexperienced England side beat Wales in a friendly at Wembley.
PM challenged to publish 10pm pub closure evidence
07/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,211
Labour's Sir Keir Starmer says the early closing time in England must be reviewed if it isn't justified.
Tesco profits surge as online orders double
07/10/2020 | news | business | 335
Profits jumped as people bought more food during lockdown, but clothing sales fell almost 20%.
From non-league loan to England call-up
07/10/2020 | sport | football | 417
Dominic Calvert-Lewin has enjoyed a blistering start to the season, scoring six goals in four league games to help Everton achieve a perfect start.
Coronavirus: 'Rule of six' doesn't make sense, say rebel Tory MPs
06/10/2020 | news | politics | 173
The government wins a vote to keep the restriction in England despite rebels clashing with a minister.
Tourism and hospitality in 'circuit breaker' fears
06/10/2020 | news | uk | 924
Industry leaders warn that some businesses may never reopen if further lockdown restrictions are introduced.
Covid in Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon 'not proposing return to full lockdown'
06/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,152
The first minister will announce new restrictions on Wednesday - but says it will not be a return to full lockdown.
Wind farms could power every home by 2030 - PM
06/10/2020 | news | politics | 864
Boris Johnson is promising to "build back greener in his leader's speech to the Conservative conference.
West Ham's Anderson set for Porto move
06/10/2020 | sport | football | 163
West Ham United midfielder Felipe Anderson is expected to join Porto on a season-long loan deal on Tuesday.
'Long Covid': Why are some people not recovering?
06/10/2020 | news | health | 633
Why is coronavirus leaving some people with long-term health problems including fatigue?
Man Utd sign Telles & agree Diallo deal
05/10/2020 | sport | football | 576
Manchester United sign Brazil left-back Alex Telles from Porto and say Atalanta winger Amad Diallo will join the club in January.
Sunak vows to 'balance books' despite pandemic
05/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,505
The chancellor told party members the Conservatives had a "sacred duty" to spend responsibly.
Boris Johnson urged to 'save outdoor education'
05/10/2020 | news | education | 129
Outdoor centres warn coronavirus rules mean they cannot reopen and could fold.
Sancho & Dembele unlikely to join Man Utd
05/10/2020 | sport | football | 364
Manchester United target Jadon Sancho seems certain to stay at Borussia Dortmund, while a deal for Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele is also doubtful.
Who might move on transfer deadline day?
05/10/2020 | sport | football | 220
BBC Sport takes a look at which players might be on the move on the final day of the summer transfer window.
It looked like we lost the plot - Klopp
04/10/2020 | sport | football | 811
Liverpool created the "wrong type" of history and looked like they "lost the plot" as they lost 7-2 to Aston Villa, says Reds boss Jurgen Klopp.
Things 'bumpy to Christmas and beyond' - PM
04/10/2020 | news | politics | 623
Boris Johnson says there is "hope" in fighting the virus, but it could be "a very tough winter".
Villa score seven against Liverpool
04/10/2020 | sport | football | 2,591
Aston Villa deservedly stun champions Liverpool with one of the most unbelievable scorelines in Premier League history.
Neto strike seals Wolves win over Fulham
04/10/2020 | sport | football | 174
Pedro Neto's goal helps Wolves return to winning ways as they condemn Fulham to a fourth straight Premier League defeat.
Arsenal inflict fourth loss on Blades
04/10/2020 | sport | football | 379
Arsenal score two quick-fire team goals to extend Sheffield United's point-less start to the Premier League season.
Tottenham hit 10-man Man Utd for six
04/10/2020 | sport | football | 3,186
Tottenham come from behind in remarkable fashion to inflict an embarrassing home defeat on a shambolic Manchester United.
West Ham end Leicester's 100% winning start
04/10/2020 | sport | football | 556
West Ham pick up where they left off against Wolves last weekend with another impressive display to end Leicester's 100% winning start to the season.
Striker Cavani set to join Man Utd
03/10/2020 | sport | football | 2,340
Former Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani is due to fly into England on Sunday to seal a move to Manchester United.
Chilwell shines on first league start as Chelsea win big
03/10/2020 | sport | football | 571
Ben Chilwell scores one and sets up another on his first Premier League start for Chelsea as they thump Crystal Palace.
Calvert-Lewin scores again as Everton go top
03/10/2020 | sport | football | 739
Dominic Calvert-Lewin scores his ninth goal of the season and James Rodriguez nets twice as Everton beat Brighton to make it four Premier League wins from four this season.
Rodrigo earns Leeds a draw against Man City
03/10/2020 | sport | football | 1,141
Leeds United come from behind in stirring fashion to secure a thoroughly deserved point as they played out a thrilling draw with Manchester City at Elland Road.
Halep races into French Open last 16
02/10/2020 | sport | tennis | 70
Top seed Simona Halep underlines why she is considered the French Open favourite after thrashing American teenager Amanda Anisimova.
Nadal into last 16 with another easy win
02/10/2020 | sport | tennis | 120
Rafael Nadal sends another warning to his French Open rivals by dropping five games in a third-round win over Italian Stefano Travaglia.
Johnson: Post-Brexit trade deal 'up to EU'
02/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,251
The PM calls for Brussels to be "commonsensical" ahead of crucial talks with the EU Commission president.
Parliament building work delays cost '£2m a week'
02/10/2020 | news | politics | 109
Spending watchdog urges repairs body to get on with it - but they say rethink is needed to save money.
E-scooters should be legalised, say MPs
02/10/2020 | news | politics | 574
But the Transport Committee also says riding on pavements is "dangerous" and should be prohibited.
Coronavirus: What is the R number and how is it calculated?
01/10/2020 | news | health | 2,001
The simple but crucial number at the heart of lockdown decisions across the UK.
Is it time we learned to live with the virus?
28/09/2020 | news | health | 2,315
Infections are rising and new restrictions being introduced. But is that the right thing to do?
Tesco joins Morrisons to limit sales of some items
25/09/2020 | news | business | 1,431
Limits on loo roll and flour are back as supermarkets act to prevent a repeat of March's panic buying.
Nadal ready for 'tough' Paris conditions
25/09/2020 | sport | tennis | 214
Twelve-time champion Rafael Nadal says the colder weather at a delayed French Open will provide the toughest conditions he has faced in Paris.
How close are we to a coronavirus vaccine?
25/09/2020 | news | health | 352
About 200 groups of medical researchers around the world are working on a vaccine for Covid-19.
UK borrowing soars in August as Covid costs mount
25/09/2020 | news | business | 1,200
Public borrowing hit £35.9bn last month as the pandemic forces the government to borrow more money.
Tory MPs in bid to increase scrutiny over Covid rules
25/09/2020 | news | politics | 247
Backbenchers raise concerns that measures are being brought in without Parliament having a say.
Shoppers warned to buy early for Christmas or miss out
25/09/2020 | news | business | 325
With three months to go before the big day, online retailers stress shoppers need to buy early this year.
UK 'lacking leadership' during coronavirus crisis
24/09/2020 | news | politics | 870
Ministers have "over-promised and under-delivered", former civil service head Lord O'Donnell says.
Christmas lockdown of students 'not ruled out'
24/09/2020 | news | education | 1,496
Matt Hancock refuses to rule out stopping students returning home, to limit spread of coronavirus.
NHS Covid-19 app: One million downloads of contact tracer for England and Wales
24/09/2020 | news | technology | 2,264
Users are being urged to install the app to protect themselves and others against the resurgent virus.
VAT cut to be extended for bars and restaurants
24/09/2020 | news | business | 271
The chancellor has announced that a VAT cut to 5% across hospitality and tourism will be extended.
Sturgeon calls for stronger UK Covid restrictions
24/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,327
Scotland's first minister writes to Boris Johnson saying further action is needed urgently.
Brexit: Lorries will need a permit to enter Kent
23/09/2020 | news | uk | 2,168
The government plans to create an internal border to prevent gridlock on the county's motorways.
Asda to crack down on shoppers without face masks
23/09/2020 | news | business | 2,574
Its staff will soon offer customers disposable face masks to be paid for at the end of their trip.
Scientific advisers faced 'herd immunity' backlash
23/09/2020 | news | politics | 1,177
Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance were alarmed by questions over the controversial concept, emails show.
Fuchs own goal helps Arsenal through
23/09/2020 | sport | football | 434
A Christian Fuchs own goal and Eddie Nketiah finish give Arsenal victory over Leicester and sets up a potential EFL Cup tie against Liverpool.
Havertz hat-trick sees Chelsea progress
23/09/2020 | sport | football | 543
New Chelsea signing Kai Havertz scores a hat-trick as the Blues thrash Barnsley to reach the the Carabao Cup fourth round.
Ban on meeting in houses extended across Scotland
22/09/2020 | news | uk | 3,379
Nicola Sturgeon says visiting other people's homes will no longer be allowed as part of efforts to slow the virus.
Fans could be banned until end of March
22/09/2020 | sport | other | 2,478
Sports are told not to expect fans to be able to return to watch live events in England until the end of March at the earliest.
Get serious about winning, Starmer tells Labour
22/09/2020 | news | politics | 2,840
The Labour leader also attacks Boris Johnson's "serial incompetence" in his first conference speech.
Loyal customers 'must not pay more for insurance'
22/09/2020 | news | business | 289
The City regulator plans a "radical" shake-up in home or motor insurance, to tackle the loyalty penalty.
Henderson hails 'unbelievable' debut
22/09/2020 | sport | football | 800
Dean Henderson describes making his Manchester United debut as "unbelievable" after the goalkeeper helped his side beat Luton to reach the EFL Cup fourth round.
Newport County 3-1 Watford
22/09/2020 | sport | football | 107
League Two side Newport County shock Championship outfit Watford to reach the EFL Cup fourth round for the first time.
UK Covid-19 alert level raised amid virus warnings
21/09/2020 | news | uk | 151
The move, ahead of a statement from the PM, reflects that transmission is "high or rising exponentially".
May 'cannot support' government's Brexit bill
21/09/2020 | news | politics | 368
The former PM argues the legislation will "damage trust", but ministers say it will protect the UK.
Local lockdowns in four more counties in Wales
21/09/2020 | news | uk | 966
Newport, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Blaenau Gwent face new restrictions from 18:00 BST on Tuesday.
Coronavirus restrictions are extended across NI
21/09/2020 | news | uk | 550
In the last seven days, 1,014 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Northern Ireland.
No 10 'ruling by decree' on virus, says senior MP
21/09/2020 | news | politics | 1,725
Sir Graham Brady suggests the public are being "treated like children" and MPs must have more say.
Is it time for golf to act after DeChambeau's 'bomb and gouge' US Open win?
21/09/2020 | sport | golf | 1,082
Bryson DeChambeau's powerful US Open victory will surely intensify arguments dominating the distance debate which lies at the heart of golf's future, writes Iain Carter.
Rail franchises axed as help for train firms grows
21/09/2020 | news | business | 1,085
The rail franchising system has been scrapped and a £3.5bn survival scheme for train firms extended.
UK at 'critical point', top scientists to warn
21/09/2020 | news | uk | 466
The government's most senior advisers are to hold a televised briefing, as coronavirus cases surge.
DeChambeau storms to US Open title
21/09/2020 | sport | golf | 397
Bryson DeChambeau produces a wonderful final-round display to win the US Open and claim the first major title of his career.
Ending tax-free shopping 'will devastate UK tourism'
21/09/2020 | news | business | 96
Plan to end VAT-free shopping for international visitors could cost 70,000 jobs, say retail and travel firms.
Man City hold off Wolves fightback
21/09/2020 | sport | football | 743
Manchester City hold off a second-half Wolves comeback to begin their quest to regain the Premier League title with a win at Molineux.
Villa narrowly beat 10-man Blades
21/09/2020 | sport | football | 436
Ezri Konsa's second-half header proves decisive as Aston Villa break down a resilient 10-man Sheffield United at Villa Park.
PSG want Alli - is his time up at Spurs?
20/09/2020 | sport | football | 608
Paris St-Germain are interested in signing Tottenham's out-of-favour England forward Dele Alli.
Wolff leads with McIlroy in contention
20/09/2020 | sport | golf | 329
Matthew Wolff produces a scintillating 65 on Saturday to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the US Open at Winged Foot.
Maupay scores twice in Brighton win
20/09/2020 | sport | football | 300
Neal Maupay scores twice as Brighton ease to a comfortable Premier League victory over Newcastle at St James' Park.
Mane nets double against 10-man Blues
20/09/2020 | sport | football | 1,905
Sadio Mane scores two second-half goals as defending champions Liverpool win comfortably at Stamford Bridge against 10-man Chelsea.
Foxes fight back to maintain 100% start
20/09/2020 | sport | football | 236
Leicester come from behind to maintain their 100% Premier League start against an under-strength Burnley side at the King Power Stadium.
Scoring four goals incredible - Son
20/09/2020 | sport | football | 836
Son Heung-min says it was "incredible" to score four goals as Tottenham secure their first Premier League win of the season by coming from behind to thrash Southampton.
Tottenham re-sign Bale from Real Madrid
19/09/2020 | sport | football | 1,100
Wales forward Gareth Bale returns to Tottenham from Spanish champions Real Madrid on a season-long loan.
Reed leads US Open at tricky Winged Foot
19/09/2020 | sport | golf | 257
Patrick Reed has a slender lead over fellow American Bryson DeChambeau heading into the weekend after a high-scoring second round in New York.
Zaha double in Palace win at Man Utd
19/09/2020 | sport | football | 2,082
Wilfried Zaha scores twice against his former club as Manchester United's first game of the Premier League season ends in defeat by Crystal Palace at home.
Late Nketiah goal seals Arsenal win
19/09/2020 | sport | football | 446
Eddie Nketiah's late goal ensures Arsenal maintain their 100% Premier League start as they condemn West Ham to a second successive defeat.
Calvert-Lewin hits hat-trick in Everton win
19/09/2020 | sport | football | 552
Dominic Calvert-Lewin scores a hat-trick and James Rodriguez claims his first Premier League goal as Everton thrash 10-man West Bromwich Albion.
Leeds win seven-goal thriller
19/09/2020 | sport | football | 359