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Boris Johnson said old people should accept Covid fate, note suggests
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-67278517?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 8:11 PM
The former PM's handling of the virus comes under attack over six hours of testimony by aides.
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Covid inquiry: Read the private WhatsApp messages from inside Downing Street
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-67275967?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 6:31 PM
"Meltdown", "liar", "embarrassing" - messages lay bare Downing Street divisions during the pandemic.
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UK weather: Severe warnings issued ahead of Storm Ciarán
https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/67274353?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 12:51 PM
Amber alerts for wind are in place as the storm is expected to move in on Wednesday night.
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King Charles says 'no excuse' for Kenya colonial violence
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-67273676?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 7:17 PM
King Charles acknowledged the "wrongdoings" of the colonial era during his state visit to Kenya.
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Saudi 2034 World Cup: Why this decision should not surprise anyone
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/67274585?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 1:51 PM
Hosting a men's World Cup has long been an ambition for Saudi Arabia writes BBC sports editor Dan Roan, but questions and intense scrutiny will remain.
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Legal row over 2,800,000% mark-up for African mask
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-67279565?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 7:41 PM
A French couple cry foul after receiving only €150 for a mask that later fetched €4.2m at auction.
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Senior Met police officer faces sack for refusing drug test
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-67277752?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 8:08 PM
Cdr Julian Bennett is found guilty of gross misconduct for breaching standards of honesty and integrity.
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Gaza tunnels: Breaking down videos from Hamas' secret network
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67280010?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 7:40 PM
Using footage from inside Hamas' tunnels, Gordon Corera explores how they could shape the war.
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Antisemitic graffiti in Paris worries French leaders
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-67274777?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 5:04 PM
Some 60 Stars of David were daubed on buildings in the 14th arrondissement of Paris.
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Little Britain sketch racist and outdated, Ofcom research says
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-67273423?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 3:15 PM
TV watchdog Ofcom publishes research into viewers' opinions about potentially offensive content.
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American bully XLs added to list of banned dogs in England and Wales
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-67273889?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 4:02 PM
The breed has been associated with a number of attacks, but owners insist the dogs are lovable pets.
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'Most of our friends use AI in schoolwork'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-67236732?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 2:32 AM
BBC Young Reporters Theo and Ben look at how teenagers use AI like ChatGPT to spruce up their schoolwork.
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The Halloween sweets that poisoned Bradford
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-67067171?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 3:01 AM
How Victorian Britain - and food - was changed forever by a cost-cutting mix-up at a Bradford pharmacy.
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Covid inquiry: Key points from Dominic Cummings and Lee Cain evidence
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-67276394?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 7:16 PM
Two former key advisers to Boris Johnson discuss how Downing Street worked during the pandemic.
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What is an American bully XL and why are they being banned?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-66775985?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 4:36 PM
The dog can weigh more than nine stone (60kg) and be strong enough to overpower an adult.
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Halloween: Artist's desi designs bridge the gap between cultures
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-67226718?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 1:03 PM
Manasi Arya's childhood Halloweens inspired her to mix spooky icons with traditional Indian dress.
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Keir Starmer walks political tightrope on Gaza
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-67274869?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 12:58 PM
The situation in Labour is volatile and the party's fragile unity is at risk of shattering.
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It's spooky season - best celebrity Halloween costumes
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-67262119?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 12:41 PM
It wouldn't be Halloween without the biggest stars bringing us spooky - and some not so spooky - looks.
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How social media fuelled antisemitic violence in Dagestan, Russia
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-67269477?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 10:08 PM
Before an outburst of violence, Telegram channels spread hate speech. The BBC has tracked messages inciting the public to gather at an airport where a flight from Tel Aviv was arriving.
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King Charles Kenya trip: Mau Mau uprising hangs over visit
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-67265085?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 1:27 AM
The British Empire brutally suppressed an uprising in Kenya in the 1950s. Its victims cannot forget.
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Covid inquiry: Why would the Scottish government delete WhatsApps?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-67272511?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 11:27 AM
Much of the material from the government's 137 messaging groups during Covid has not been kept - but why?
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Why are mass shootings on the rise in the US?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-67232795?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 10:05 PM
There have been more than 560 mass shootings across the country so far this year.
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Horror games: Is the genre in a golden age?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-67237646?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 12:46 AM
As we load up our favourite frightfests for Halloween, the people who make them share some secrets.
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'Lost demon' uncovered in Joshua Reynolds painting
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-67271251?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 3:47 PM
The artist’s controversial depiction of an imaginary fiend had disappeared under layers of paint.
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Gracie Spinks: Killer 'harassed multiple other female colleagues'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-67276080?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 3:25 PM
Michael Sellers harassed multiple other women before killing Gracie Spinks, her inquest hears.
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Adam Johnson: Ice hockey death police inquiry to 'take some time'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-67272229?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 7:18 PM
Nottingham Panthers player Adam Johnson's neck was fatally cut by a skate during a match.
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Scottish ministers to release 14,000 Covid WhatsApp messages
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-67275193?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 6:05 PM
Scotland's deputy first minister says the unredacted information will be handed to the UK Covid Inquiry.
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Paris police shoot woman at station after threats
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-67272927?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 2:05 PM
The woman, who was reportedly heard making threats to blow herself up, is in critical condition.
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Matthew Perry: Friends stars 'devastated' by death
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-67260551?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 9:02 AM
The cast of Friends say they are mourning the "unfathomable loss" of their fellow star on Saturday.
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Princess Leonor, Spain's future queen, turns 18 and swears oath
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-67273657?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 12:06 PM
At a formal ceremony, the future queen promises to uphold the constitution.
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Plans to close rail ticket offices in England scrapped
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-67263931?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 3:02 PM
The government tells train firms to ditch the controversial closures, sparking anger from rail bosses.
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2034 World Cup: Saudi Arabia set to host after Australia does not bid
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/67271423?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 7:48 PM
Saudi Arabia is set to host the men's 2034 World Cup after Fifa confirmed it was the only bidder for the tournament.
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Storm Babet: Mexborough thieves steal £30,000 from couple hit by flood
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-67272191?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 2:23 PM
A couple say they lost their life savings as they moved valuables from their home during Storm Babet.
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Carlsberg cuts ties with 'stolen' Russian business
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/cgxkx9g2kn4o?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 12:05 PM
The Danish brewer says it refused to enter into negotiations after its Russian business was seized.
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Elon Musk to do a live interview with UK PM Rishi Sunak
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-67269549?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 12:12 PM
The tech billionaire and British PM are due to broadcast a live conversation after the global AI summit.
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Removing cap on bankers' bonuses will fuel 'greed is good' culture, says TUC
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-67264647?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 1:24 PM
As the cap on City bonuses is removed, the TUC trades union group calls the move "obscene"
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Nutwork Rail? Watch as squirrel hops on train
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-67268311?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 6:19 AM
The tailed traveller runs down the aisle then jumps up to take his place alongside other passengers.
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England's Alex Greenwood carried off on stretcher after head clash
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/67280447?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 8:42 PM
Defender Alex Greenwood is taken off on a stretcher following a clash of heads in England's Women's Nations League match with Belgium.
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TGL: Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy's golf venture and what you need to know
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/golf/67208255?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 5:06 PM
An indoor "high-tech golf league" - launched by Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy and backed by Stephen Curry and the Williams sisters - starts on 9 January.
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Denmark 2-1 Wales: Visitors beaten in Nations League despite improved display
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/67262028?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 6:59 PM
Wales produce a vastly-improved performance in Viborg but still suffer a 2-1 defeat away to Denmark in Nations League Group A3.
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Gaza: Explosion at Jabalia refugee camp leaves massive crater
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67278339?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 4:24 PM
Gaza's health ministry blamed the blast on Israeli air strikes, but Israel's military are yet to comment.
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British Jews are 'full of fear, like I've never seen before'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-67266475?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 11:34 AM
Amid a dramatic increase in antisemitic incidents, Jewish people in the UK say they feel unsafe.
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Anguished UK Palestinians grieve for loved ones in Gaza
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-67266873?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 11:34 AM
From afar, they are trying to keep track of relatives under fire and mourning the dead.
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Israeli troops seen on the ground in Gaza
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67271255?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 10:18 AM
Footage released by the Israel Defense Forces shows ground troops moving through Gaza.
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Moment injured Gaza girl, 5, sees baby sister is alive
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67268584?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 9:20 AM
Five-year-old Joury and 18-month-old Julia reunite in hospital after a blast in southern Gaza.
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What China wants from Israel-Hamas war
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-67237146?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 9:12 AM
Its top diplomat has been in Washington for talks but there are limits to what it can achieve.
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Reporting on Gaza: 'Sometimes from behind the camera I just stand and cry'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67268967?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 7:25 AM
Gazan journalist Mahmoud Bassam risks everything to document people's suffering.
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Jabalia: Israel air strike reportedly kills dozens at Gaza refugee camp
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67276822?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 8:10 PM
The Hamas-run health ministry says 50 people were killed, Israel says it killed a Hamas commander.
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What is happening in Israel and Gaza, and what is Hamas?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67039975?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 3:02 PM
How is Israel responding to the deadly attack by Hamas three weeks ago?
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Israel's UN ambassador pins yellow star to chest
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67270216?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 31, 2023, 5:01 AM
Nazis forced the yellow Star of David on Jews, turning it into a deadly marker singling them out.
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Shani Louk: Woman missing after Hamas attack is dead, says mother
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67260093?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 1:55 PM
Ricarda Louk says a DNA sample taken from part of a skull is a match with her 22-year-old daughter.
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Tank seen on key Gaza road as Israeli forces push deeper into north
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67261366?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 8:22 PM
Witnesses say a key road to the south was briefly cut, as video seemed to show a tank fire at a car.
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Moment Israeli tank appears to fire on car inside Gaza
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67262375?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 11:59 AM
Video shows a car moving towards a tank and making a U-turn before a blast.
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How to save money even when the budget is tight
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-66855566?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
September 23, 2023, 11:19 PM
The interest paid on savings is better than anything seen for years, so how can you save when bills are rising?
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Fuel cost: How to save petrol and diesel
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-61745697?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
July 3, 2023, 1:01 PM
With weak competition adding to fuel prices, are drivers doing the right things to save money?
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When should I turn the heating on?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-67197871?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 3:54 PM
As it gets colder here are some tips to help you stay warm while trying to keep your energy bills down.
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Energy bills: What can I do if I can't afford to pay?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-62435432?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
September 27, 2023, 1:22 PM
If you're struggling to afford your gas and electricity bills, what options are available?
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Energy price cap: What is it and will bills continue to go down?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58090533?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 26, 2023, 5:47 PM
The price cap which sets typical annual household energy bills is falling slightly from October.
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Interest rate and mortgages: What you can do about rising payments
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-66384295?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
August 3, 2023, 3:44 AM
Watch the BBC's Lora Jones tell you five things you can do about your mortgage, in a minute.
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Food prices: How can I save money on my grocery shop?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-61798003?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 25, 2023, 8:30 AM
The cost-of-living crisis continues to bite. Here are some things that can reduce the impact.
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