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ESL cannot now proceed - Agnelli
21/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,237
Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli says the European Super League project cannot proceed as Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid join the six Premier League clubs in withdrawing.
All six English clubs leave Super League
21/04/2021 | sport | football | 9,483
All six Premier League teams involved in the European Super League formally withdraw from the competition.
Hedgehog survey could protect threatened species
21/04/2021 | news | uk | 6
Ulster Wildlife is collecting data to put protections in place for a declining number of hedgehogs.
Climate change: Growing doubts over chip fat biofuel
21/04/2021 | news | science | 222
A new study questions the sustainability of used cooking oil imports into Europe to make biodiesel.
Labour: Save Liberty Steel before it goes bust
21/04/2021 | news | business | 244
The government should step in to save thousands of steel supply chain jobs says Labour.
European Super League: 'No action off the table' over breakaway group - No 10
20/04/2021 | news | politics | 3,863
FA and Premier League officials are told they have the UK government's support to stop the plans.
RFU backs Jones as coach after review
20/04/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 644
Eddie Jones is backed to continue as England head coach after a review into the team's disappointing fifth-place finish in the Six Nations.
Brexit: Lorry permit to enter Kent scrapped and M20 barrier removed
20/04/2021 | news | uk | 74
The government says permits were "instrumental in avoiding delays" but are no longer required.
Under-35s bearing brunt of jobs crisis
20/04/2021 | news | business | 1,327
Some 635,000 people under 35 came off company payrolls in the year to March, official figures show.
Climate change: UK to speed up target to cut carbon emissions
20/04/2021 | news | politics | 3,247
The PM says carbon emissions must fall by almost 80% by 2035 - 15 years earlier than previously planned.
Nasa successfully flies small helicopter on Mars
19/04/2021 | news | science | 1,219
The Ingenuity drone completes the first powered, controlled flight by an aircraft on another world.
Mourinho sacked by Tottenham
19/04/2021 | sport | football | 3,759
Jose Mourinho is sacked by Tottenham Hotspur after just 17 months in charge.
Covid: More than 10m people fully vaccinated in UK
19/04/2021 | news | uk | 1,701
The health secretary hails the "terrific milestone", urging those eligible to come forward for the jab.
Bank of England to consider digital money plan
19/04/2021 | news | business | 277
The Bank and the Treasury set up a taskforce to examine how a central bank digital currency would work.
'Big six' agree to join 'Super League'
19/04/2021 | sport | football | 4,376
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham are among 12 clubs who agree to join a new European Super League.
Brexit: Dublin Port trade down 15% compared to last year
19/04/2021 | news | uk | 63
Trade in goods between Ireland and GB is now more difficult due to Brexit-induced checks.
Shoppers making 'revenge purchases' flock back to High Street
19/04/2021 | news | business | 467
Shoppers flocked back to the High Street last week to treat themselves after non-essential stores reopened.
Uefa and PL condemn breakaway plan
18/04/2021 | sport | football | 10,778
Uefa and the Premier League have strongly condemned 12 major European clubs, including the 'big six' from England, signing up to a breakaway European Super League.
Late Nketiah goal denies Fulham vital win
18/04/2021 | sport | football | 719
Eddie Nketiah's goal late in stoppage time for Arsenal delivers a major blow to Fulham's already slim Premier League survival hopes.
Leicester reach first FA Cup final since 1969
18/04/2021 | sport | football | 598
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers says his side have "the chance to create history" after reaching their first FA Cup final since 1969 at the expense of Southampton at Wembley.
'Tuchel repaying Abramovich's ruthlessness'
17/04/2021 | sport | football | 793
Chelsea end Manchester City's quadruple hopes as Thomas Tuchel proves Roman Abramovich's well-worn recruitment formula works, writes Phil McNulty.
Newcastle beat West Ham with late winner
17/04/2021 | sport | football | 180
Newcastle take a big step towards securing their Premier League status with a dramatic win against 10-man West Ham.
Chelsea end Man City's quadruple hopes
17/04/2021 | sport | football | 2,227
Chelsea reach the FA Cup final with a narrow victory to end Manchester City's hopes of a historic quadruple.
Evans reaches semi-final in Monte Carlo
16/04/2021 | sport | tennis | 193
British number one Dan Evans comes from a set down to beat David Goffin and reach the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters.
Brexit and Covid blamed as 200 jobs at risk in Ystrad Mynach
16/04/2021 | news | uk | 280
A manufacturing firm is considering shutting a Welsh site due to impact of Brexit and Covid.
Covid-19: Time to rebuild economy as restrictions ease, says Dodds
16/04/2021 | news | uk | 424
Growing the economy will help to mitigate the pandemic fallout, says Economy Minister Diane Dodds.
Ocado in self-driving vans push with £10m stake in Oxbotica
16/04/2021 | news | technology | 449
The online grocery retailer has teamed up with Oxford self-driving firm Oxbotica.
Hammerson: Shopping centre giant slashes rents in revival bid
16/04/2021 | news | business | 366
Hammerson, whose centres include the Bullring and Brent Cross, is "resetting rents to more affordable levels".
Kane injured after rescuing point for Spurs at Everton
16/04/2021 | sport | football | 567
Harry Kane scores twice to earn a point for Tottenham against fellow top-four chasers Everton at Goodison Park.
Climate change: £40m emissions cut plan from industry in south Wales
15/04/2021 | news | uk | 107
Firms and academics unite in the “massive challenge” to devise a "roadmap to net zero".
Covid-19: Vaccine passports could create 'two-tier society', equality watchdog warns
15/04/2021 | news | uk | 1,795
Vaccine certificates could help to reopen society but risk discrimination, a UK equality body warns.
Charity shops tell donors: 'Think before giving'
15/04/2021 | news | business | 542
Charity retailers ask givers to book before just turning up with donations as people flock back.
Rampant Arsenal reach Europa League last four
15/04/2021 | sport | football | 616
Arsenal impressively sweep aside Slavia Prague to reach the Europa League semi-finals with a fine away victory in the second leg.
Man Utd set up Roma Europa League semi
15/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,029
Edinson Cavani scores the winner as Manchester United set up a Europa League semi-final against Roma with a comfortable 4-0 aggregate win over Granada.
James Dyson says Brexit has given him 'freedom'
14/04/2021 | news | business | 3,836
Sir James Dyson defends moving his firm's headquarters to Singapore and says Dyson is a British firm.
Covid: 'Encouraging' antibody boost after Pfizer and AZ vaccines
14/04/2021 | news | health | 80
Pfizer and AZ vaccines had reassuring effects on the body's defences in over-80s after one dose.
'Mix and match' UK Covid vaccine trial expanded
14/04/2021 | news | health | 317
Using different shots for the first and second doses might give better protection, say experts.
Covid test firm cuts price amid criticism over cost
14/04/2021 | news | business | 970
Travel trade group Abta warns that the cost of testing is still a "significant restriction" for people.
Brexit: Lord Frost to meet EU to discuss NI Protocol
14/04/2021 | news | uk | 1,684
Lord Frost and Maros Sefcovic will discuss the UK's "work plan" for the NI part of the Brexit deal.
COP26: Delaying key climate meeting preferable to 'messing it up'
14/04/2021 | news | science | 792
Further postponement of the UK climate summit would be better than a failed event, says an expert.
Mahrez and Foden send Man City into last four
14/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,044
Manchester City through to the semi-finals of the Champions League after sealing last-eight victory over Borussia Dortmund courtesy of a comeback win in Germany.
UK exports to EU rebound partially after January's slump
13/04/2021 | news | business | 3,525
Despite the improvement, exports still remain below 2020 levels, the UK statistics body says.
Brexit prompts JD Sports to open Dublin warehouse
13/04/2021 | news | uk | 285
The firm's imports to GB now incur tariffs when they are distributed onward to its stores across Europe.
Townsend to be Lions attack coach
13/04/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,330
Gregor Townsend will lead the British and Irish Lions attack in South Africa - Steve Tandy, Robin McBryde and Neil Jenkins also on board.
World's wealthiest 'at heart of climate problem'
13/04/2021 | news | science | 924
The so-called “polluter elite” must change their lifestyles to tackle climate change, a report says.
PSG reach last four with away-goals win
13/04/2021 | sport | football | 806
Paris St-Germain are beaten on the night but hold on to claim an away-goals victory over holders Bayern Munich that takes them through to the last four of the Champions League.
Chelsea reach Champions League semi-finals
13/04/2021 | sport | football | 351
Chelsea are through to the semi-finals of the Champions League for the first time since 2014 after a 2-1 aggregate win over Porto.
Covid lockdown eases: Celebrations as pub gardens and shops reopen
12/04/2021 | news | uk | 5,057
Shoppers have been rushing back to the High Street, where queues were seen outside some retailers.
Matsuyama 'forever a hero' after storming to Masters win
12/04/2021 | sport | other | 466
Hideki Matsuyama's victory at Augusta National will resonate throughout the whole of the Far East after he became the first Japanese man to win a major, writes Iain Carter.
Brighton edge towards safety with draw
12/04/2021 | sport | football | 374
Brighton edge a point closer to Premier League safety with a goalless draw against Everton at Amex Stadium.
West Brom ease past Southampton
12/04/2021 | sport | football | 478
Sam Allardyce says "people's ears are starting to prick up" after West Brom make it back-to-back Premier League wins for the first time this season with victory over Southampton.
Euro 2020 host cities reveal fan plans
08/04/2021 | sport | football | 248
As the deadline passes for Euro 2020's 12 host cities to reveal their plans for accepting fans, BBC Sport takes a look at each country's position.
Covid: Deaths in England and Wales fall 92% since January peak
08/04/2021 | news | uk | 1,848
The drop in England and Wales comes amid efforts to reassure the public about vaccine safety.
Covid: More than enough vaccines for under-30s, says Hancock
08/04/2021 | news | uk | 3,741
The health secretary says the vaccine rollout remains on track to jab all adults by the end of July.
Covid: Buses in England to return to pre-pandemic levels as lockdown eases, says industry group
08/04/2021 | news | uk | 378
Companies are expecting more people to travel as the lockdown eases further on Monday.
Morrisons to stop selling plastic carrier bags
08/04/2021 | news | business | 458
The supermarket chain will remove 100 million plastic carrier bags from its network over the next year.
Covid: UK vaccine rollout 'breaking link' between infections and death
08/04/2021 | news | health | 1,071
A decline in cases has stalled but deaths have not followed the same pattern, scientists say.
Slavia Prague stun Arsenal with stoppage time equaliser
08/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,015
Slavia Prague score a dramatic stoppage time equaliser to leave Arsenal's Europa League ambitions hanging in the balance.
Man Utd too strong for Granada in first leg
08/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,267
Manchester United take a big step towards reaching the Europa League semi-finals with an away first-leg win over Granada.
Where are Britain's loneliest places in lockdown?
07/04/2021 | news | education | 515
Loneliness in the pandemic has been more intense for young people in poor, urban areas.
Driving lessons to resume in England and Wales on 12 April
07/04/2021 | news | other | 382
Lessons can start on 12 April and tests will return 10 days later, the transport secretary says.
Covid: Moderna vaccine UK rollout begins in Wales
07/04/2021 | news | uk | 1,601
The vaccine is the third to be used in the UK, with England's rollout due "in the next few days".
Britain's electricity system 'greenest ever' over Easter
07/04/2021 | news | uk | 629
Sunny and windy weather led to a surge in renewable sources of energy, the operator says.
Mobile phones should be banned in schools - Gavin Williamson
07/04/2021 | news | technology | 1,727
Phones should not be used or seen during the school day, the education secretary says.
Deliveroo shares rise on first full trading day as some riders go on strike
07/04/2021 | news | business | 474
Wednesday is the first day of trading for 70,000 retail investors, as 400 UK riders are expected to stage a strike.
Schools 'a lifeline to many students' in past year'
07/04/2021 | news | education | 42
School staff helped families struggling financially during pandemic, says the National Education Union.
Covid-19 linked to depression and dementia, study suggests
07/04/2021 | news | health | 299
Researchers looked at how likely 600,000 patients were to develop one of 14 common brain conditions.
City drivers 'should think twice' before buying SUVs
07/04/2021 | news | business | 1,852
The boss of the RAC Foundation says drivers in urban areas should consider which car is most appropriate.
Food poverty: MPs call on government to step up help
07/04/2021 | news | business | 1,241
A report calls on the government to create a food security minister to protect the vulnerable.
Chelsea bounce back to beat Porto in Champions League
07/04/2021 | sport | football | 869
Chelsea bounce back from a testing few days to secure a crucial first leg quarter-final away win over Porto in the Champions League.
Covid passports: Certification is 'one option', vaccines minister says
06/04/2021 | news | uk | 6,540
Introducing Covid status certificates risks creating a "two-tier Britain", critics say.
How Gundogan defied rejection aged eight to become Man City's driving force
06/04/2021 | sport | football | 476
Ilkay Gundogan was rejected by his hometown team aged eight but is now a driving force in Manchester City's quadruple bid.
Unions criticise 'miserly' 50p rise in statutory sick pay
06/04/2021 | news | business | 924
SSP increases from £95.85 to £96.35 a week in April, but unions say it is too little to live on.
Liverpool outclassed by Real Madrid in first leg
06/04/2021 | sport | football | 2,677
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool made it "too easy" for Real Madrid to win the quarter-final first leg between the sides.
Foden scores late as City beat Dortmund
06/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,071
Phil Foden scores a late winner as Manchester City beat Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie at the Etihad.
Spieth's win adds to Masters appeal
05/04/2021 | sport | golf | 260
While Masters week is always eagerly anticipated, Jordan Spieth's first victory in four years at last week's Texas Open adds to the appeal, writes Iain Carter.
White 'needs' to beat Hendry 'big time'
05/04/2021 | sport | snooker | 103
Jimmy White says he needs to beat Stephen Hendry "big time" when the two old rivals face off in Monday's World Championship qualifier.
Batshuayi leveller denies Everton win
05/04/2021 | sport | football | 652
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti says his side remain in the fight for European qualification after drawing against Crystal Palace.
Carabao Cup final to have 8,000 fans
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,152
The Carabao Cup final between Tottenham and Manchester City will have 8,000 fans in attendance after it is confirmed as a pilot event to test the return of big crowds.
Late Willock goal earns Newcastle point
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,032
Newcastle earned a vital point in their fight for Premier League survival thanks to a late equaliser against Tottenham from on-loan Arsenal midfielder Joe Willock at St James' Park.
Baggies thump five past 10-man Chelsea
03/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,391
Matheus Pereira and Callum Robinson score twice as struggling West Brom overwhelm 10-man Chelsea and end the 14-match unbeaten start to Thomas Tuchel's tenure.
Leeds beat Blades to move into top half
03/04/2021 | sport | football | 470
Leeds United score early in each half to beat Yorkshire rivals Sheffield United and move into the top half of the Premier League.
Man City four wins from title after victory at Leicester
03/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,896
Runaway leaders Manchester City move to within four wins of the Premier League title after two second-half goals see off third-placed Leicester.
Watson voted Six Nations top player
02/04/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 802
Scotland flanker Hamish Watson tops a public vote for this year's player of the Six Nations.
Every customer must sign in when pubs reopen
01/04/2021 | news | business | 4,651
New rules to help venues reopen outdoors safely this month have sparked anger from industry groups.
Covid: Europe's vaccine rollout 'unacceptably slow' - WHO
01/04/2021 | news | world | 2,625
The WHO says the situation in the wider Europe region is more worrying than it has been in several months.
How Man City are battling history to land the quadruple
01/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,925
There have been more than 100 previous attempts by 15 different English clubs to win the quadruple - will Manchester City become the first to do it?
The good, the bad and the Steven Davis
01/04/2021 | sport | football | 18
From Steven Davis to a lack of a cutting edge, BBC Sport NI looks at five talking points from Northern Ireland's international triple-header.
Nurmagomedov hoping to follow in cousin Khabib's footsteps
01/04/2021 | sport | other | 75
Usman Nurmagomedov says he is hoping to "follow in the footsteps" of his cousin Khabib going into his Bellator debut on Friday, which will be shown live on BBC iPlayer.
Google rejigs remote working as it reopens offices
01/04/2021 | news | business | 309
Many big technology firms are still figuring out the best way for staff to return to offices.
Climate change: Net zero targets are 'pie in the sky'
01/04/2021 | news | science | 472
Indian minister lashes out at plans to cut emissions dramatically over the next three decades.
COP26: Government has 'no plans' to delay climate summit
31/03/2021 | news | politics | 118
Downing Street sources reject reports the COP26 meeting in Glasgow will be postponed until next year.
Covid-19: Swann 'delighted' by jab at Ballymena pharmacy
31/03/2021 | news | uk | 150
Robin Swann urges people book a vaccination slot as soon as possible after they become eligible.
'I just try to stick to what I'm good at'
31/03/2021 | sport | golf | 109
Booming drives, accurate wedges, unerring putts - when he is on song there is no more tuneful figure in the modern game than world number one Dustin Johnson, writes Iain Carter.
PwC says start when you like, leave when you like
31/03/2021 | news | business | 902
Accountancy giant staff can choose the hours they work and mix home and office following pandemic.
Science cuts could see experts leave UK, warns Nobel laureate
31/03/2021 | news | science | 51
Nobel laureate Sir Paul Nurse also says science is crucial for dealing with climate change.
Brexit: UK 'risks falling behind' EU on workers’ rights
31/03/2021 | news | business | 2,191
The EU is working to improve conditions but the UK is not keeping pace, says the TUC.
England are entertaining team - Rice
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 845
Declan Rice believes England are an "entertaining team to watch" as he responds to critics suggesting Gareth Southgate's side are too cautious.
A few frequent flyers 'dominate air travel'
31/03/2021 | news | science | 780
Those who fly more should be taxed more, and air miles incentives should be banned, campaigners say.
Climate change: Plans revealed to slash carbon emissions in NI
31/03/2021 | news | uk | 14
They include more renewables, an end to petrol and diesel cars and greater energy efficiency in homes.
Covid: Teacher-assessed grades creating too much pressure
31/03/2021 | news | uk | 240
Unions fear students may be overburdened with classroom tests so teachers can justify grades.
Google Maps to start showing eco-friendly routes
31/03/2021 | news | business | 152
The driving app will highlight trips with lowest emissions based on factors such as traffic and slopes.
Maguire scores late England winner
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,889
Harry Maguire scores a late winner for England in their World Cup qualifier against Poland.
Easter egg sales 'soar by almost 50%'
30/03/2021 | news | business | 589
M&S, Asda and Thorntons are among those seeing a big rise in eggs sales ahead of the Easter weekend.
Decision on Champions League format delayed
30/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,264
A decision on a planned new Champions League format, with a 10-match first phase from 2024, is delayed.
Irish pubs could become work hubs in post-pandemic plan
30/03/2021 | news | world | 56
Remote workers will be enticed to live in the countryside through a new "quality of life" policy.
Reading and Leeds Festival: Covid vaccine passport need 'likely'
30/03/2021 | news | uk | 388
Leeds and Reading Festival boss Melvin Benn says he is confident both will go ahead this summer.
Covid-19: World leaders call for international pandemic treaty
30/03/2021 | news | uk | 3,362
Boris Johnson and more than 20 other leaders say another health crisis is a matter of "not if, but when".
Scotland election 2021: Leaders go head-to-head in first TV debate
30/03/2021 | news | uk | 3,407
The leaders of Scotland's five larger political parties will take part in the BBC Scotland debate.
Wetherspoon plans new pubs and jobs if ‘no further lockdowns’
30/03/2021 | news | business | 669
The chain plans to open 18 new pubs and upgrade others, but only if there are no more Covid restrictions.
Westbrook makes record triple-double
30/03/2021 | sport | other | 15
Russell Westbrook makes an historic triple-double to power Washington Wizards to a 132-124 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
Aguero set to leave Man City
29/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,667
Argentine striker Sergio Aguero will leave Manchester City when his contract runs out at the end of the season.
Suez Canal reopens after giant stranded ship is freed
29/03/2021 | news | world | 2,225
It took almost a week to dislodge a giant container ship blocking one the world's busiest trade routes.
Novavax: Deal agreed to 'fill and finish' 60 million doses in UK
29/03/2021 | news | uk | 101
A deal is agreed to support the manufacturing of 60 million vaccine doses in north-east England.
Covid-19: 'Monumental day' as SSE Arena opens for mass vaccination
29/03/2021 | news | uk | 359
The first jab is delivered on Monday with 40,000 people expected to be vaccinated weekly.
Coronavirus: Two vaccine doses given before any surplus offered, says Arlene Foster
29/03/2021 | news | uk | 130
Arlene Foster says UK population will get both Covid vaccine doses before any are provided to RoI.
Biden administration threatens tariffs on UK goods in 'tech tax' row
29/03/2021 | news | business | 3,837
Ceramics, make-up and furniture could be hit amid a row over a new UK tax on tech firms.
Climate change: Greener Wales 'must not hit poorer communities'
29/03/2021 | news | uk | 96
Call to hear voices of people from disadvantaged areas as efforts are made to fight climate change.
FA Cup semi-final to have spectators
29/03/2021 | sport | other | 407
One of next month's FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley will be among the pilot events to trial the return of crowds to UK venues.
'Spongy roads' to be Slough's new claim to fame
29/03/2021 | news | uk | 197
Move over David Brent, settle down John Betjeman, the town is going to be an environmental pioneer.
'The inspirational women's major celebrating 50 years'
29/03/2021 | sport | golf | 82
This week's ANA Inspiration - the first major of 2021 - is a tournament that was fundamental to the growth of women's professional golf when it was first played in 1972, writes Iain Carter.
Why are people not doing more about climate change?
29/03/2021 | news | uk | 475
Cost and confusion are the two main reasons people are not changing to greener options, the BBC finds.
A prelude to what could be a classic
28/03/2021 | sport | f1 | 1,366
Mercedes look to have a proper fight on their hands in 2021. Roll on, Emilia Romagna...
Coronavirus: UK vaccine offer to Ireland 'a runner', says Arlene Foster
28/03/2021 | news | uk | 605
Arlene Foster says she will again ask Boris Johnson to offer vaccines to the Republic of Ireland.
Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix
28/03/2021 | sport | f1 | 2,047
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton holds off Max Verstappen's Red Bull for victory in an extraordinary finish to the Bahrain Grand Prix.
India win series despite Curran heroics
28/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,213
England are beaten in a thrilling one-day series decider against India, despite Sam Curran's heroic 95 not out.
Who gets your Six Nations player vote?
28/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 722
Wales' Louis Rees-Zammit and Taulupe Faletau are among nominees for the 2021 Six Nations player of the championship.
Kane inspires England to win over Albania
28/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,642
Harry Kane scores one and makes another as England beat Albania to make it two wins out of two in their World Cup 2022 qualifying campaign.
Wales win title as Scotland beat France
26/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,580
Wales clinch the Six Nations as 14-man Scotland snatch their first victory in Paris since 1999 to wreck France's title hopes.
Awesome England chase 337 to beat India
26/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,118
Jonny Bairstow strikes a magnificent century and Ben Stokes a brutal 99 in an emphatic England chase of 337 to beat India in the second ODI in Pune.
Coronavirus: EU stops short of vaccine export ban
26/03/2021 | news | world | 1,403
The bloc tells AstraZeneca to honour its EU contracts but backs global supply chains.
People may quit if forced to work from home, Rishi Sunak warns
26/03/2021 | news | business | 2,932
The chancellor urges firms not to scrap offices altogether, warning employees may leave if they do.
Brexit: UK lost 'significant' access to EU policing data under deal, report warns
26/03/2021 | news | politics | 1,404
Post-Brexit security arrangements are "complex and untested", a House of Lords report warns.
Is Euros selection getting tougher for Southgate?
25/03/2021 | sport | football | 855
England manager Gareth Southgate selects his Euro 2020 squad in two months - and that selection is not getting any easier.
Covid: Jab passports possible 'after all offered vaccine'
25/03/2021 | news | uk | 3,807
A review on certificates showing jab status is ongoing but no decisions have been made, PM says.
Covid-19: More than 6,000 'lives saved by vaccine programme'
25/03/2021 | news | uk | 1,721
The estimate for England comes as the over-50s are urged to book a jab in the coming days.
Ford says farewell to 'Mondeo man' as car to be phased out
25/03/2021 | news | business | 1,188
The car, which became synonymous with a certain type of British motorist, will be phased out next year.
Haining replaces Fagerson for Scotland
25/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,144
Scotland are forced to replace number eight Matt Fagerson with Nick Haining on the eve of Friday's Six Nations finale against France.
UK Government buildings to fly union flag every day
25/03/2021 | news | politics | 4,189
The culture secretary described the flag as "a proud reminder of our history and the ties that bind us".
Covid vaccine: AstraZeneca updates US vaccine efficacy results
25/03/2021 | news | world | 911
The vaccine-maker slightly amends its efficacy rates as it awaits US regulatory approval.
Nationwide tells 13,000 staff to 'work anywhere'
25/03/2021 | news | business | 838
The UK's biggest building society says it wants to give employees more control over their lives.
NHS staff in Scotland to be offered 4% pay rise
25/03/2021 | news | uk | 3,301
The Scottish government praised staff for their "service and dedication" during the Covid pandemic.
Government will be 'forced to rely' on BBC licence fee model, MPs suggest
25/03/2021 | news | entertainment | 118
A group of MPs says the infrastructure is not in place for a viable alternative to the licence fee.
Watkins scores on debut as England win
25/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,044
Ollie Watkins scores on his debut as England deliver the expected easy win over San Marino in their opening World Cup 2022 qualifying game at Wembley.
Coronavirus: EU and UK try to end row with 'win-win' on vaccines
24/03/2021 | news | world | 8,052
After weeks of tension over Covid vaccine supplies, the two sides now say they are working together.
John Lewis to permanently close eight more shops
24/03/2021 | news | business | 1,436
The move puts 1,465 jobs at risk and means it has axed a third of its stores in less than a year.
Sir Keir Starmer accuses Boris Johnson of 'breaking promise' on Army troop numbers
24/03/2021 | news | politics | 734
Boris Johnson says the government is increasing spending on defence "by the biggest amount since the Cold War".
Tesla cars can be bought in Bitcoin
24/03/2021 | news | technology | 494
Elon Musk announced his company would accept the virtual currency as payment for a new car.
'Greed' and 'capitalism' helped UK's vaccines success, says PM
24/03/2021 | news | politics | 3,658
But Boris Johnson immediately retracts the comments made during a Zoom meeting with Tory MPs.
UK seeks to drill more oil and gas from North Sea
24/03/2021 | news | science | 1,081
More oil and gas wells are to be drilled in the North Sea, the UK government announces.
Covid: £5,000 fine for people going on holiday abroad
23/03/2021 | news | uk | 5,094
It is due to come into force in England next week as some other lockdown restrictions are eased.
Covid: UK marks one year since the first lockdown
23/03/2021 | news | uk | 3,391
The Queen reflects on the "grief and loss felt by so many" as the country holds a minute's silence.
Government's levelling up plans 'need total reorientation'
23/03/2021 | news | business | 143
The Industrial Strategy Council says the government's plans to "level up" regions are flawed.
Covid: Deaths below average for first time since summer
23/03/2021 | news | health | 1,925
The decline suggests the winter wave of coronavirus deaths has ended, experts say.
Cineworld to reopen with cinema-first movie deal
23/03/2021 | news | business | 453
US cinemas will reopen in April followed by the UK in May, with theatres getting exclusivity over streaming.
Covid: More walking and family chats post-lockdown - poll suggests
23/03/2021 | news | uk | 95
We've done more walking and worked more from home this year, according to a BBC-commissioned poll.
Coronavirus: How the common cold can boot out Covid
23/03/2021 | news | health | 358
It looks like the viruses that cause colds wins in the battle to infect our cells.
UK launching four regional trade hubs to boost exports
23/03/2021 | news | business | 464
The hubs in Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast and Darlington will aim to provide local firms with advice.
Who are England's best attacking options?
22/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,083
England boss Gareth Southgate is spoilt for choice in attack this summer - this is who you and our pundits think should play with Harry Kane.
WGC Matchplay to whet amateur appetites
22/03/2021 | sport | golf | 138
This week's event sees the world's best players competing head-to-head in an event that will inspire hundreds of thousands of amateurs looking forward to a return to playing next week, writes Iain Carter.
Coronavirus: Third wave will 'wash up on our shores', warns Johnson
22/03/2021 | news | politics | 8,222
Boris Johnson says the UK will "feel effects" of growing case numbers in Europe amid a row over vaccines.
Coronavirus vaccines: PM to telephone EU leaders in bid to stop export ban being imposed
22/03/2021 | news | politics | 3,911
EU leaders will hold a virtual summit on Thursday to discuss the fate of vaccines made on the continent.
B&Q-owner Kingfisher boosted by new 'young DIY-ers'
22/03/2021 | news | business | 386
Kingfisher says 18-34 year-olds did more home improvements during lockdown than any other age group.
Where are stalled England going wrong?
22/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,790
Slow starts. Record points conceded. A sky-high penalty count. How England's Six Nations campaign fell short on multiple fronts.
'Historic' climate bill due before NI Assembly
22/03/2021 | news | uk | 87
The bill proposes a net zero target of 2045 and will be brought before the assembly on Monday.
Pick your Lions XV and find out who impressed in latest games
22/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 995
Pick your starting Lions XV as Alun Wyn Jones leads the captaincy race, Johnny Sexton shines at 10 and Louis Rees-Zammit lays claim on a starting spot.
Who are England's best attacking options?
22/03/2021 | sport | football | 971
England manager Gareth Southgate appears spoilt for choice with attacking options this summer, who do you think he should take?
Green plan to upgrade homes was 'botched', say MPs
22/03/2021 | news | science | 348
A scheme offering people up to £10,000 for insulation has only reached 10% of its target, MPs say.
Spurs beat Villa to keep top-four hopes alive
21/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,013
Tottenham respond to their shock Europa League exit with victory over Aston Villa to keep their hopes of a Premier League top-four finish alive.
This game will give me nightmares - Arteta
21/03/2021 | sport | football | 901
Mikel Arteta says his side's performance will "give me nightmares" after Arsenal come from 3-0 down to draw at West Ham.
Chelsea move into FA Cup semi-finals
21/03/2021 | sport | football | 525
Eight-time winners Chelsea move into the FA Cup semi-finals with a hard-fought home win against Sheffield United.
Leicester see off Man Utd to reach semis
21/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,322
Leicester City move into the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1981-82 as they eliminate Manchester United at the King Power Stadium.
Wales denied Grand Slam in epic finale
20/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,494
France inflict heartbreak on Wales as they seal a 32-30 victory in dramatic fashion to deny Wayne Pivac's side a Grand Slam in Paris.
Impressive Ireland thump dismal England
20/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,011
Ireland produce an outstanding display to overcome an ill-disciplined England 32-18 in the Six Nations despite Bundee Aki's red card.
Scotland rout sorry Italy at Murrayfield
20/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 674
Scotland run in eight tries as they dispatch a limp Italy at Murrayfield and return to winning ways in the Six Nations.
Leeds great Lorimer dies aged 74
20/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,367
Leeds United's all-time record goalscorer Peter Lorimer dies aged 74.
Newcastle 'need to save our season' after defeat at Brighton
20/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,030
Brighton ease their relegation concerns at the expense of fellow strugglers Newcastle as Graham Potter's side move six points clear of the Premier League's bottom three.
Saints ease into FA Cup semi-finals
20/03/2021 | sport | football | 268
Southampton put their Premier League troubles to one side as they reach the FA Cup semi-finals by brushing past Championship hosts Bournemouth.
Late goals take Man City through to semi-finals
20/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,267
Late goals from Ilkay Gundogan and Kevin de Bruyne keep Manchester City on course for a quadruple with an FA Cup quarter-final win at Everton.
Covid: UK death rate 'no longer Europe's worst' by winter
19/03/2021 | news | health | 6,874
Six other countries were worse affected during the second wave of the pandemic, according to ONS figures.
Liverpool face Real in Champions League
19/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,964
Liverpool will face Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, while Manchester City will play Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea will face Porto.
Hammersmith Bridge: Toll could be imposed to pay for repairs
19/03/2021 | news | uk | 89
Motorists could be charged to use a temporary crossing to fund repairs to the original structure.
Man Utd face Granada in Europa League
19/03/2021 | sport | football | 814
Manchester United will play Granada in the Europa League quarter-finals, while Arsenal will face Slavia Prague.
Backlash grows against cut to electric car grants
19/03/2021 | news | business | 3,056
A government decision to reduce subsidies is criticised by the motor industry and UK businesses.
How Covid has changed where we want to live
19/03/2021 | news | business | 1,185
Cornwall has overtaken London as the most searched for location among property buyers, data suggests.
AstraZeneca: UK and EU clot reviews confirm safety of vaccine
18/03/2021 | news | health | 2,620
Regulators give reassurance and advice on rare blood clot symptoms, such as headache lasting days.
Economic outlook 'unusually uncertain' despite 'rapid' vaccine rollout
18/03/2021 | news | business | 917
Bank of England says a rebound is likely in 2021, but it still depends on the "evolution of the pandemic".
Covid vaccine: UK supply hit by India delivery delay
18/03/2021 | news | uk | 2,405
It is understood a shipment of five million AstraZeneca doses to the UK has been held up by four weeks.
Beard back for Grand Slam trip to France
18/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,109
Coach Wayne Pivac recalls lock Adam Beard in the only change to his side as Wales aim to complete the Six Nations Grand Slam against France.
Liberty Steel: Government must step in to save steel jobs, says Ed Miliband
18/03/2021 | news | business | 676
The shadow business secretary tells the BBC the company is too vital for the UK to collapse.
BT's Openreach to build full-fibre internet 'like fury' after Ofcom move
18/03/2021 | news | technology | 935
Regulator Ofcom will not cap Openreach's fees for full-fibre connections for at least 10 years.
Arsenal lose but progress to last eight
18/03/2021 | sport | football | 453
Arsenal are given a scare by Olympiakos but win on aggregate to reach the last eight of the Europa League.
Sorry Spurs stunned by Dinamo Zagreb
18/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,736
Tottenham let slip a two-goal first-leg lead as they are knocked out of the Europa League by Mislav Orsic's hat-trick for Dinamo Zagreb.
Covid: NHS warns of 'significant reduction' in vaccines
17/03/2021 | news | politics | 6,791
Local health organisations in England have been told to expect a reduced vaccine supply in April.
St Patrick's Day: Countries celebrate Ireland's patron saint
17/03/2021 | news | uk | 455
Online events are taking the place of traditional parades due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Covid: EU plans rollout of travel certificate before summer
17/03/2021 | news | world | 2,081
It will permit travel by those vaccinated, or who have tested negative or recently recovered.
P&O Cruises says travellers will need vaccinations
17/03/2021 | news | business | 440
Customers will have to prove they have had two coronavirus jabs to get on the company's cruises.
Space projects scrubbed in UK overseas aid cut
17/03/2021 | news | science | 343
Ten international collaborations using space data to tackle developing-world problems lose funding.
Democracy is in retreat, warns Dominic Raab
17/03/2021 | news | politics | 1,906
Dominic Raab says the UK should use its "clout" to be "a force for good in the world".
Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid jab safe, insists Hancock
17/03/2021 | news | uk | 1,160
People should "get the jab", the health secretary says, after some countries suspend its use.
Vaccine side effects: My experience of them and what they mean
17/03/2021 | news | health | 3,353
Why do some people get side effects - and do they mean you have greater protection?
Energy customers set for refunds when direct debits are too high
17/03/2021 | news | business | 591
Energy regulator Ofgem says customers' overpayments are being used to pay for "unsustainable business".
Chelsea beat Atletico to reach Champions League last eight
17/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,041
Chelsea move into the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in seven years with a 3-0 aggregate win over Atletico Madrid.
Lewandowski scores as Bayern progress
17/03/2021 | sport | football | 197
Robert Lewandowski is on the scoresheet again as Bayern Munich cruise into the quarter-finals of the Champions League with victory over Lazio.
Integrated review: UK to lift cap on nuclear stockpile
16/03/2021 | news | uk | 6,832
The UK will also shift focus towards Indo-Pacific countries, following a year-long foreign policy review.
School attendance back at high levels in England
16/03/2021 | news | education | 262
First official figures show school return has been "smooth" so far, with pupils back in the classroom.
Nokia to cut up to 10,000 jobs worldwide
16/03/2021 | news | business | 118
The Finnish telecoms giant is shifting investment into 5G and cloud computing research.
Green Brexit didn't happen, says environmental coalition
16/03/2021 | news | politics | 513
But the government says Brexit enables the UK to set its own rules to deliver better environmental outcomes.
UK to shift foreign policy focus following review
16/03/2021 | news | uk | 1,879
The reassessment of security and defence also paves the way for the UK to increase stocks of nuclear weapons.
Man City advance in Champions League
16/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,586
Manchester City move into the Champions League quarter-finals for a fourth successive season by eliminating Borussia Monchengladbach.
Covid: UK vaccination surge expected in coming days
15/03/2021 | news | health | 3,382
All over 50s could be vaccinated ahead of schedule, thanks to good supplies, say experts.
Miles of new bus lanes and more services promised
15/03/2021 | news | business | 1,773
Boris Johnson says a £3bn plan to upgrade England's bus networks will improve access and air quality.
Oscars nominations 2021: Brits, diversity and female directors rewarded
15/03/2021 | news | entertainment | 443
It is also a record year for diversity in the acting nominations and for female directors.
Johnson: Defence reforms 'will help make UK match-fit'
15/03/2021 | news | politics | 582
Boris Johnson promises more investment and jobs ahead of his long-awaited update on the military.
Is F1 poised for a Mercedes-Red Bull battle?
14/03/2021 | sport | f1 | 420
Chief F1 writer Andrew Benson assesses three days of testing in Bahrain - and what it could tell us about the forthcoming season.
Bitcoin surges past $60,000 for first time
14/03/2021 | news | business | 865
The volatile cryptocurrency extends its record-breaking run to reach a new high.
Arsenal beat Spurs despite Lamela rabona goal
14/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,840
Tottenham's Erik Lamela scores a stunning rabona goal but is later sent off as Arsenal come from behind to win a thrilling derby.
Itoje try earns England win over France
13/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 2,501
A late Maro Itoje try gives England victory over in-form France in the Six Nations at Twickenham.
Walker - a legend with effervescent enthusiasm
13/03/2021 | sport | f1 | 981
Legendary motor racing commentator, who became as famous as the drivers themselves, dies at 97
Leeds and Chelsea play out stalemate
13/03/2021 | sport | football | 641
Thomas Tuchel's unbeaten run stretches to 12 games as Chelsea are held in a gripping encounter at Leeds.
Palace dent West Brom survival hopes
13/03/2021 | sport | football | 482
Luka Milivojevic’s first-half penalty earns Crystal Palace all three points against West Brom, whose survival hopes take a further hit.
McNeil stunner boosts Burnley's survival hopes
13/03/2021 | sport | football | 622
Dwight McNeil's stunning strike aids Burnley's Premier League survival hopes at the expense of Champions League-hopefuls Everton at Goodison Park.
Aguero scores as Man City win at Fulham
13/03/2021 | sport | football | 878
Sergio Aguero scores his first Premier League goal since January 2020 as Manchester City extend their lead at the top of the table with a win at struggling Fulham.