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  1. Huawei 5G kit must be removed from UK by 2027

    The government is also banning telecoms firms from buying new Huawei 5G kit after 31 December.
  2. Coronavirus: Blackburn with Darwen brings in new measures

    Residents face tougher limits on visitors and are being urged to bump elbows instead of hugging.
  3. Ghislaine Maxwell denied bail in Epstein sex trafficking case

    The British socialite denies grooming underage girls for the sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
  4. Banksy: New coronavirus-inspired artwork appears on Tube

    The enigmatic graffiti artist returns to his Underground roots for his new pandemic-inspired piece.
  5. Harvey Weinstein: Judge rejects $18.9m settlement

    Dozens of women would have shared the payout but other accusers had objected to its terms.
  6. The Queen’s video call with members of the British Armed Forces

    The Queen speaks to members of the British Armed Forces about the work that continues at home and overseas.
  7. Wigan Athletic 8-0 Hull City: Wigan score seven goals in first half

    Wigan Athletic score seven first-half goals to stun relegation-threatened Hull City before equalling the biggest victory in Championship history.
  8. Duchess of Sussex urges young women to challenge leaders to create positive change

    Meghan told delegates at a gender equality summit to push humanity in a "more inclusive" direction.
  9. Clive Tyldesley 'upset' at losing top ITV football commentator role

    "I'm upset, baffled; I won't be commentating on the big England games in the coming year," he says.
  10. South Asian anti-black racism: 'We don't marry black people'

    Amit's relationship with Michelle was a secret for years because he feared his family's reaction.
  11. Michigan face mask row ends in fatal police shooting

    A Michigan officer kills a man suspected of stabbing someone who chided him for not wearing a mask.
  12. Stranger offers to pay for pregnant NHS worker's car damage

    New maternity clothes were taken from pregnant Becky Jones's car while she was having dinner.
  13. Rare Super Mario becomes highest-selling video game

    The auctioned game, still in its original 1985 packaging, sold to an anonymous bidder for $114,000.
  14. The Papers: UK goes 'our own Huawei' and masks in the office

    Fallout from the UK's Huawei decision dominates the front pages along with continued debate on masks.
  15. Coronavirus: How to talk about conspiracy theories

    Conspiracy theories have thrived during the pandemic - what's the right way to talk to someone who believes them?
  16. Footballer demands answers as he's handcuffed by police

    The girlfriend of Bradford City player Ben Richards-Everton films him being handcuffed by police.
  17. John Nicolson’s cat’s tail interrupts subtitles debate

    SNP MP John Nicolson’s cat brings a temporary halt to a Parliamentary committee with a partial appearance via webcam.
  18. ‘If it saves a life, wearing a mask is worth it’

    The BBC speaks to people about whether they will be comfortable wearing face masks in shops.
  19. How to stop your glasses steaming up with a mask on

    Three simple tips to stop your glasses fogging up while you shop with a mask or face covering on.
  20. Andean condor birds 'flap wings just 1% of the time'

    One bird flew 100 miles in five hours without flapping, research from Swansea University finds.
  21. Coronavirus: Manicures return as nail bars in England reopen

    Nail bars have reopened in England as lockdown restrictions have eased.
  22. Aztec palace's remains uncovered off Mexico City's main Zócalo plaza

    The location of ruler Axayácatl's palace was later used by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés.
  23. The woman leading the first Arab interplanetary mission

    The UAE's Hope probe will study the planet's weather and climate, in order to learn about its past.
  24. Cat owner baffled by pet's swimming goggles antics

    Tom cat Avery has taken to bringing home pairs of swimming goggles as gifts to his Bristol owner.
  25. Cumbrian vet 'first woman' to complete Wainwright challenge

    Sabrina Verjee ran across 214 Lake District peaks in six days, 17 hours and 51 minutes.
  26. Tea, drugs and war: Hong Kong's British history explained

    How the British obsession with tea in the 1800s started the unique story of Hong Kong.
  27. Coronavirus: Pub landlord installs electric fence around bar

    Jonny McFadden says the fence is to remind people about social distancing when they are drinking.
  28. Coronavirus: Thieves break into pregnant NHS worker’s car

    Becky Jones' car was broken into while she went for a meal in Nottingham with her boyfriend.
  29. Rochdale grooming: 'Why did I get a criminal record when I was a victim?'

    A victim of Rochdale grooming gangs says a criminal record has destroyed her hopes of a career.
  30. Naya Rivera: Why Glee's Santana was so important to young LGBT women

    For some LGBT women, the lesbian cheerleader was the first gay woman they'd seen on screen.
  31. Huawei: What does the ban mean for you?

    Restrictions on use of Huawei's kit are set to slow down the rollout of 5G and perhaps broadband too.
  32. Coronavirus: How did Florida get so badly hit by Covid-19?

    Florida is becoming the new US epicentre - but what's behind the rising case counts?
  33. Coronavirus: Why attitudes to masks have changed around the world

    Boris Johnson and Donald Trump both publicly wore face masks for the first time. Why now?
  34. The perfume makers that can't smell a thing

    Perfumers are using AI to create millions of scents, but will it replace the traditional methods?
  35. Naya Rivera: Glee actress's career in pictures

    The actress, whose body has been found at a US lake, was one of the stars of the hit US TV series.
  36. Yemen war: Tortured for supporting the 'wrong' side

    Disappearances and brutality have become hallmarks of the fighting in Yemen, documented cases show.
  37. Coronavirus India: Rush for plasma therapy as Covid-19 cases rise

    Several Indian states are offering plasma therapy to Covid-19 patients, but does it work?
  38. Coronavirus: Will women have to work harder after the pandemic?

    Women often say they have to work harder to prove themselves than men - will Covid-19 turn back the clock for women's careers?
  39. Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

    A simple guide on the UK leaving the European Union.
  40. 'Hope' and ambition drive UAE's Mars mission

    The United Arab Emirates is sending a satellite to the Red Planet to study its weather and climate.
  41. Chelsea 1-0 Norwich: Lampard 'wants more' as Blues move clear in Champions League race

    Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says he "wants more" from his team but it "can wait" as their pursuit to secure a Champions League spot is given a boost by a narrow victory over relegated Norwich.
  42. 'The Financial Fair Play circus must end' - Mourinho

    Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho calls for clarity over Financial Fair Play after Manchester City's European ban is overturned.
  43. 'No reason why I can't break record this week' - Woods

    Tiger Woods believes he can claim his 83rd PGA Tour victory on his return to action at the Memorial Tournament.
  44. Why is Bale behaving like he is at Real Madrid?

    Gareth Bale has been pictured fooling around while watching Real Madrid - Guillem Balague explains why the Wales international is playing up and how it has come to this.
  45. Wednesday's gossip column: Chelsea ready to pay £90m for Oblak

    Chelsea willing to spend 100m euros for Atletico keeper and PSG target Marcus Rashford. Read our gossip column.
  46. Gossip: Could Chelsea really sign Kai Havertz, Ben Chilwell and Cristiano Ronaldo?

    BBC Sport's Liam Loftus is joined by Chelsea fan Lewis Gebreselassie to discuss the Blues' transfer news, from done deals to wild rumours about Cristiano Ronaldo moving to Stamford Bridge.
  47. Why do customers have to wear face coverings but not staff? And other questions

    Questions about the face-covering rule changes in England and other coronavirus topics.
  48. Coronavirus immunity: Can you catch it twice?

    Immunity is the crucial question and understanding it will tell us how the pandemic will end.
  49. Coronavirus: What is a recession?

    The world faces the worst recession for 80 years. But what does that mean?
  50. Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings?

    England will follow Scotland by making face coverings compulsory in shops.
  51. Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak

    Key maps and charts explaining how the respiratory virus has spread around the world and how it is being dealt with.
  52. Lockdown rules: How to keep your guests safe from Covid-19

    How to keep your guests safe when they come round to visit during a global pandemic?
  53. Coronavirus UK map: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

    Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
  54. Coronavirus: When can I go to the gym again and can I go swimming?

    As lockdown eases in England, more activities are being allowed but how are customers being kept safe?
  55. Coronavirus: What are the UK's travel rules and which countries can you visit?

    New agreements mean people entering the UK from certain countries will not have to quarantine.
  56. Does getting coronavirus make you immune?

    What you need to know about how the immune system works.
  57. Coronavirus: How does contact tracing work?

    People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are now being traced.
  58. Letters of love: 'Our father wrote every day as he waited to be sent to Auschwitz'

    Daniele Israel's daily letters to his family from jail in Trieste paint a moving portrait of a family shattered by the Holocaust.