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Covid infections continue to decline in UK

One in 60 people is infected with the virus, according to the Office for National Statistics.

27 May 2022 5:52 pm
Belly Mujinga death: Rail worker's Covid inquest will not look into spit incident

Rail worker Belly Mujinga became ill after allegedly being coughed on and spat at by a passenger.

27 May 2022 5:27 pm
Brendon McCullum: New England Test coach wants to avoid rotation

New Test coach Brendon McCullum says his England will pick their best team at every opportunity, rather than resting and rotating players.

27 May 2022 5:20 pm
Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton says wearing jewellery should not be a problem

Lewis Hamilton says way too much time is being devoted to the issue of drivers wearing jewellery in their cars this season.

27 May 2022 5:17 pm
Met Police dog dies after chasing down moped thieves

PD Xavier Charles, also know as Stanley, is described as one of the very best police dogs.

27 May 2022 4:33 pm
Liverpool v Real Madrid: Mohamed Salah out for revenge in Champions League final

BBC Sport's Phil McNulty looks at how Liverpool's 2018 loss to Real Madrid is acting as motivation for Mohamed Salah before the Champions League final.

27 May 2022 4:29 pm
Commonwealth Games: Gymnasts' bar from Birmingham shocks Northern Ireland sport

The decision to block Rhys McClenaghan and two fellow Northern Ireland gymnasts from this year's Commonwealth Games is causing consternation.

27 May 2022 4:28 pm
Cost of Living: Rishi Sunak quizzed on why wealthy get 400 energy bill discount

The chancellor defends plans to help with the cost of living, which includes a universal 400 energy bill discount.

27 May 2022 3:29 pm
Depeche Mode: Pet Shop Boys lead tributes to late keyboardist Andy Fletcher

The synth-pop duo call the keyboardist, who died this week aged 60, warm, friendly and funny.

27 May 2022 3:27 pm
Andrew Symonds: Tributes paid to former Australia cricketer at public memorial service

Tributes are paid to former Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds at a public memorial service held in Queensland.

27 May 2022 2:59 pm
Aryan Khan: Drug charges dropped against Shah Rukh Khan's son

The anti-drug agency cleared Aryan Khan in the case, saying o drugs have been found on him.

27 May 2022 2:38 pm
Whitby: Ghoulish gathering smashes 'vampire' world record

A total of 1,369 people attended Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire dressed as vampires, organisers say.

27 May 2022 2:01 pm
Biloela family: Australia frees asylum seekers after public outcry

The Tamil asylum seekers had been detained since 2018 - a move that infuriated their Queensland town.

27 May 2022 1:46 pm
Cost of living: Is the government package really worth 37bn?

The chancellor has outlined a package of measures to support people struggling with the cost of living.

27 May 2022 1:23 pm
Boxing champion Nikhat Zareen: 'Women are as strong as men'

The world boxing champion tells the BBC that she hopes to keep inspiring young people.

27 May 2022 1:18 pm
Ray Liotta: Scorsese and Di Niro lead tributes to the late Goodfellas actor

Director Martin Scorsese and actor Robert De Niro express their sadness at death of Goodfellas actor.

27 May 2022 12:57 pm
Sydney wakes up to thick blanket of fog

Iconic landmarks like the Sydney Harbour Bridge were shrouded from view and ferry services were cancelled.

27 May 2022 12:39 pm
Small Hall Spotlight: BBC Wales welcomes pro boxing back with stacked Welsh championship show

This month's Small Hall Spotlight focuses on the return of pro boxing to the BBC with BBC Wales airing the first fight night since 2005.

27 May 2022 12:10 pm
Electric car rapid charging costs soar, says RAC

Energy prices are rising but electric car charging is still cheaper than petrol, claims group.

27 May 2022 12:10 pm
Court fight looms over Sainsbury's cat ban

A man with autism is suing the supermarket giant for refusing entry to his assistance cat.

27 May 2022 11:25 am
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool squad is very special, says boss before Champions League final

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp speaks to BBC Breakfast before their Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday in Paris.

27 May 2022 11:17 am
Champions League final: How Kylian Mbappe fallout has affected Real Madrid's build-up

This was supposed to be a dream week for Real Madrid, but they have spent lots of time dealing with their failure to sign Kylian Mbappe, says Guillem Balague.

27 May 2022 11:03 am
Liverpool v Real Madrid: Champions League final a chance to end special season in style - Warnock

This has already been a season like no other for Liverpool, and it's only right they have a chance to end it on a massive high, says former Reds defender Stephen Warnock.

27 May 2022 10:41 am
Josh Cavallo: Proud my coming out inspired Jake Daniels

The Australian Josh Cavallo became the only current openly gay professional footballer after he came out last year.

27 May 2022 10:31 am
Brazilian man allegedly gassed to death in police car boot

Genivaldo de Jesus Santos was stopped in the street by highway police in the city of Umbaba on Wednesday.

27 May 2022 10:01 am
Nottingham maternity services: Trust told to make immediate improvements

There are serious staffing and cultural problems at Nottingham University Hospitals trust, a watchdog says.

27 May 2022 8:52 am
Texas school shooting: Husband of killed teacher dies 'of grief'

Joe Garcia reportedly dies of a heart attack two days after his wife was shot at Robb Elementary.

27 May 2022 8:34 am
Queen: Footage shows 'fun behind the formality'

A BBC documentary will show the Queen's early life, from being pushed in a pram to her coronation in 1952.

27 May 2022 8:03 am
Jessica Ennis-Hill: Why I now train around my period

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill launches an app giving women exercises according to their menstrual cycle.

27 May 2022 6:38 am
The crime team going after sanctioned oligarchs' 'cleaners'

Exclusive access to the crime-fighting team making life difficult for sanctioned oligarchs

27 May 2022 6:16 am
What weapons is the UK giving Ukraine?

The government is spending 1.3bn on military support, so how much of a difference is it making?

27 May 2022 6:15 am
Newspaper headlines: Conservatives 'split' on energy bills 'giveaway'

The chancellor's support package to help families with the cost of living leads most of Friday's front pages.

27 May 2022 5:47 am
EU's awkward summit: Don't mention Russian oil ban

The EU's latest sanctions are held up by infighting, but a summit on Monday is unlikely to solve it.

27 May 2022 5:24 am
Soldiers arrested on drugs and money laundering offences

The soldiers under investigation will not take part in the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, the MoD says.

27 May 2022 5:23 am
How virtual hearings opened Indian courts to public

The pandemic pushed Indian courts to adapt, making the legal system more accessible.

27 May 2022 5:19 am
Africa's week in pictures: 20-26 May 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

27 May 2022 5:05 am
Energy bills: Government likely to face pressure to continue support, IFS says

The government will face pressure to give more support if oil and gas prices do not fall, the think tank says.

27 May 2022 5:04 am
Soaring fertiliser prices force farmers to rethink

Research into replacements for nitrogen-based fertilisers has been spurred by high prices and climate concerns.

27 May 2022 4:36 am
Cost of living crisis: Sheerness cafe owner sleeps on shop floor to save money

Steve Jackson skips meals to help pay the rent on his vintage tea shop in Sheerness High Street.

27 May 2022 4:34 am
The 22-year-old 3D-printing schools

Maggie Grout has started an NGO that will 3D-print schools where access to education is not guaranteed.

27 May 2022 4:31 am
Abba Voyage: The band's virtual concert needs to be seen to be believed

The band reunited in public for the first time in 14 years, as they launched their Voyage show.

27 May 2022 4:12 am
What was behind Rishi Sunak's mini Budget?

The chancellor's support package is significant, expensive and has left some of his MPs a bit uncomfortable.

27 May 2022 3:49 am
Geetanjali Shree is first Indian winner of International Booker Prize

The prize's judges say Geetanjali Shree's Tomb of Sand is a luminous novel of India and partition.

27 May 2022 3:12 am
Sadio Mane: Senegal forward hints at Liverpool stay as he promises 'special' answer over his future

Sadio Mane says he will give a special answer over his Liverpool future after Saturday's Champions League final against Real Madrid.

27 May 2022 3:10 am
Covid in Wales: Hospital mask rule ends as emergency law expires

Masks will no longer be legally required in health and social care as all rules end on Monday.

27 May 2022 2:30 am
Uvalde shooting: Texas school gunman 'walked in unobstructed'

No guard challenged the attacker and it is unclear if the school door was even locked, say officials.

27 May 2022 2:14 am
Depeche Mode keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies

The band say they are shocked and filled with overwhelming sadness in a statement on social media.

27 May 2022 2:10 am
Texas shooting victims: Relatives of children speak of their heartbreak

Relatives of the children killed in a shooting at a school in Uvalde, Texas speak of their heartbreak.

27 May 2022 1:01 am
Amber Heard: It's easy to forget I'm a human being

Heard found herself in a tense exchange with Johnny Depp's attorney as the trial nears its end.

27 May 2022 12:49 am
Yes drummer Alan White dies aged 72

The prog-rock star died peacefully at home after a short illness, his bandmates have announced.

27 May 2022 12:23 am