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Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2023 20:49:00 +0000
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Boris Johnson said old people should accept Covid fate, note suggests
October 31, 2023, 8:11 PM
The former PM's handling of the virus comes under attack over six hours of testimony by aides.
Covid inquiry: Read the private WhatsApp messages from inside Downing Street
October 31, 2023, 6:31 PM
"Meltdown", "liar", "embarrassing" - messages lay bare Downing Street divisions during the pandemic.
UK weather: Severe warnings issued ahead of Storm Ciarán
October 31, 2023, 12:51 PM
Amber alerts for wind are in place as the storm is expected to move in on Wednesday night.
King Charles says 'no excuse' for Kenya colonial violence
October 31, 2023, 7:17 PM
King Charles acknowledged the "wrongdoings" of the colonial era during his state visit to Kenya.
Saudi 2034 World Cup: Why this decision should not surprise anyone
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.
Legal row over 2,800,000% mark-up for African mask
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.
Senior Met police officer faces sack for refusing drug test
October 31, 2023, 8:08 PM
Cdr Julian Bennett is found guilty of gross misconduct for breaching standards of honesty and integrity.
Gaza tunnels: Breaking down videos from Hamas' secret network
October 31, 2023, 7:40 PM
Using footage from inside Hamas' tunnels, Gordon Corera explores how they could shape the war.
Antisemitic graffiti in Paris worries French leaders
October 31, 2023, 5:04 PM
Some 60 Stars of David were daubed on buildings in the 14th arrondissement of Paris.
Little Britain sketch racist and outdated, Ofcom research says
October 31, 2023, 3:15 PM
TV watchdog Ofcom publishes research into viewers' opinions about potentially offensive content.
American bully XLs added to list of banned dogs in England and Wales
October 31, 2023, 4:02 PM
The breed has been associated with a number of attacks, but owners insist the dogs are lovable pets.
'Most of our friends use AI in schoolwork'
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.
The Halloween sweets that poisoned Bradford
October 31, 2023, 3:01 AM
How Victorian Britain - and food - was changed forever by a cost-cutting mix-up at a Bradford pharmacy.
Covid inquiry: Key points from Dominic Cummings and Lee Cain evidence
October 31, 2023, 7:16 PM
Two former key advisers to Boris Johnson discuss how Downing Street worked during the pandemic.
What is an American bully XL and why are they being banned?
October 31, 2023, 4:36 PM
The dog can weigh more than nine stone (60kg) and be strong enough to overpower an adult.
Halloween: Artist's desi designs bridge the gap between cultures
October 31, 2023, 1:03 PM
Manasi Arya's childhood Halloweens inspired her to mix spooky icons with traditional Indian dress.
Keir Starmer walks political tightrope on Gaza
October 31, 2023, 12:58 PM
The situation in Labour is volatile and the party's fragile unity is at risk of shattering.
It's spooky season - best celebrity Halloween costumes
October 31, 2023, 12:41 PM
It wouldn't be Halloween without the biggest stars bringing us spooky - and some not so spooky - looks.
How social media fuelled antisemitic violence in Dagestan, Russia
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.
King Charles Kenya trip: Mau Mau uprising hangs over visit
October 31, 2023, 1:27 AM
The British Empire brutally suppressed an uprising in Kenya in the 1950s. Its victims cannot forget.
Covid inquiry: Why would the Scottish government delete WhatsApps?
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?
Why are mass shootings on the rise in the US?
October 30, 2023, 10:05 PM
There have been more than 560 mass shootings across the country so far this year.
Horror games: Is the genre in a golden age?
October 31, 2023, 12:46 AM
As we load up our favourite frightfests for Halloween, the people who make them share some secrets.
'Lost demon' uncovered in Joshua Reynolds painting
October 31, 2023, 3:47 PM
The artist’s controversial depiction of an imaginary fiend had disappeared under layers of paint.
Gracie Spinks: Killer 'harassed multiple other female colleagues'
October 31, 2023, 3:25 PM
Michael Sellers harassed multiple other women before killing Gracie Spinks, her inquest hears.
Adam Johnson: Ice hockey death police inquiry to 'take some time'
October 31, 2023, 7:18 PM
Nottingham Panthers player Adam Johnson's neck was fatally cut by a skate during a match.
Scottish ministers to release 14,000 Covid WhatsApp messages
October 31, 2023, 6:05 PM
Scotland's deputy first minister says the unredacted information will be handed to the UK Covid Inquiry.
Paris police shoot woman at station after threats
October 31, 2023, 2:05 PM
The woman, who was reportedly heard making threats to blow herself up, is in critical condition.
Matthew Perry: Friends stars 'devastated' by death
October 31, 2023, 9:02 AM
The cast of Friends say they are mourning the "unfathomable loss" of their fellow star on Saturday.
Princess Leonor, Spain's future queen, turns 18 and swears oath
October 31, 2023, 12:06 PM
At a formal ceremony, the future queen promises to uphold the constitution.
Plans to close rail ticket offices in England scrapped
October 31, 2023, 3:02 PM
The government tells train firms to ditch the controversial closures, sparking anger from rail bosses.
2034 World Cup: Saudi Arabia set to host after Australia does not bid
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.
Storm Babet: Mexborough thieves steal £30,000 from couple hit by flood
October 31, 2023, 2:23 PM
A couple say they lost their life savings as they moved valuables from their home during Storm Babet.
Carlsberg cuts ties with 'stolen' Russian business
October 31, 2023, 12:05 PM
The Danish brewer says it refused to enter into negotiations after its Russian business was seized.
Elon Musk to do a live interview with UK PM Rishi Sunak
October 31, 2023, 12:12 PM
The tech billionaire and British PM are due to broadcast a live conversation after the global AI summit.
Removing cap on bankers' bonuses will fuel 'greed is good' culture, says TUC
October 31, 2023, 1:24 PM
As the cap on City bonuses is removed, the TUC trades union group calls the move "obscene"
Nutwork Rail? Watch as squirrel hops on train
October 31, 2023, 6:19 AM
The tailed traveller runs down the aisle then jumps up to take his place alongside other passengers.
England's Alex Greenwood carried off on stretcher after head clash
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.
TGL: Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy's golf venture and what you need to know
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.
Denmark 2-1 Wales: Visitors beaten in Nations League despite improved display
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.
Gaza: Explosion at Jabalia refugee camp leaves massive crater
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.
British Jews are 'full of fear, like I've never seen before'
October 31, 2023, 11:34 AM
Amid a dramatic increase in antisemitic incidents, Jewish people in the UK say they feel unsafe.
Anguished UK Palestinians grieve for loved ones in Gaza
October 31, 2023, 11:34 AM
From afar, they are trying to keep track of relatives under fire and mourning the dead.
Israeli troops seen on the ground in Gaza
October 31, 2023, 10:18 AM
Footage released by the Israel Defense Forces shows ground troops moving through Gaza.
Moment injured Gaza girl, 5, sees baby sister is alive
October 31, 2023, 9:20 AM
Five-year-old Joury and 18-month-old Julia reunite in hospital after a blast in southern Gaza.
What China wants from Israel-Hamas war
October 31, 2023, 9:12 AM
Its top diplomat has been in Washington for talks but there are limits to what it can achieve.
Reporting on Gaza: 'Sometimes from behind the camera I just stand and cry'
October 31, 2023, 7:25 AM
Gazan journalist Mahmoud Bassam risks everything to document people's suffering.
Jabalia: Israel air strike reportedly kills dozens at Gaza refugee camp
October 31, 2023, 8:10 PM
The Hamas-run health ministry says 50 people were killed, Israel says it killed a Hamas commander.
What is happening in Israel and Gaza, and what is Hamas?
October 31, 2023, 3:02 PM
How is Israel responding to the deadly attack by Hamas three weeks ago?
Israel's UN ambassador pins yellow star to chest
October 31, 2023, 5:01 AM
Nazis forced the yellow Star of David on Jews, turning it into a deadly marker singling them out.
Shani Louk: Woman missing after Hamas attack is dead, says mother
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.
Tank seen on key Gaza road as Israeli forces push deeper into north
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.
Moment Israeli tank appears to fire on car inside Gaza
October 30, 2023, 11:59 AM
Video shows a car moving towards a tank and making a U-turn before a blast.
How to save money even when the budget is tight
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?
Fuel cost: How to save petrol and diesel
July 3, 2023, 1:01 PM
With weak competition adding to fuel prices, are drivers doing the right things to save money?
When should I turn the heating on?
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.
Energy bills: What can I do if I can't afford to pay?
September 27, 2023, 1:22 PM
If you're struggling to afford your gas and electricity bills, what options are available?
Energy price cap: What is it and will bills continue to go down?
October 26, 2023, 5:47 PM
The price cap which sets typical annual household energy bills is falling slightly from October.
Interest rate and mortgages: What you can do about rising payments
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.
Food prices: How can I save money on my grocery shop?
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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