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A review finds patients were too often dismissed and disbelieved when they raised safety concerns.
08 July 2020
There are questions over whether the Joint Biosecurity Centre has the expertise needed for the job.
08 July 2020
The £2bn pledge for the young unemployed will be part of the chancellor's proposals outlined on Wednesday.
08 July 2020
Olivia Shannon is planning to do weekly clean-ups after learning about the danger of plastic waste.
07 July 2020
Snail shells found in the soil at the Cerne Abbas Giant suggest it may date to medieval times.
07 July 2020
Ameer Davies-Rana says it is time to "get rid" a monument to Sir Thomas Picton in Carmarthenshire.
07 July 2020
A report says the approach was "flawed" and care home deaths now account for 28% of Wales' total.
07 July 2020
Kate Forbes wants to be allowed to switch capital funding to day-to-day revenue to help deal with the economic impact of coronavirus.
07 July 2020
Under-30s have been hardest hit by the lockdown, what do they want from the chancellor's summer update?
07 July 2020
Nearly 100 videos of an offensive song were viewed more than 6m times before TikTok took action.
07 July 2020
Some parents have been reduced to tears over the strain of home-schooling, say campaigners.
07 July 2020
Celebrity portrait photographer Andy Gotts celebrates 30 years behind the camera.
07 July 2020
There must be no shortages in protective gear if the UK faces a second wave of coronavirus, say MPs.
07 July 2020
Coronavirus crisis support for young people and the Hollywood star's libel trial lead the papers.
07 July 2020
However, Michelle O'Neill maintains she acted within the coronavirus rules during a two-hour Stormont debate.
07 July 2020
In a special investigation, several gymnasts tell BBC Sport of an alleged "culture of fear" in the sport of weight shaming and abuse.
07 July 2020
The latest controversy around Huawei has shone a spotlight on the murky world of Chinese espionage.
07 July 2020
The way patients' concerns over side effects were dealt with is addressed in a long-awaited review.
07 July 2020
The Hollywood star is suing the Sun newspaper over a story saying he abused his ex-wife Amber Heard.
07 July 2020
Three major online retailers have dropped Boohoo over allegations of low pay and unsafe conditions.
07 July 2020
Footage of Bianca Williams and her partner being searched by officers has sparked controversy.
07 July 2020
DHL Supply Chain will cut about 40% of its workforce at car plants in the Midlands and North West.
07 July 2020
The chief executive of a body representing sports facilities calls for a £800m government bailout.
07 July 2020
The Duchess of Cornwall and Dame Judi Dench tell 5 Live neither of them had really liked being online before.
07 July 2020
Meet the care workers who opted to live in their care home to protect the residents from Covid-19.
07 July 2020
Downing Street hits back at claims Boris Johnson was trying to shift blame for coronavirus deaths.
07 July 2020
Purfleet in Essex adds "on-Thames" to its name in the hope of making it a "destination of choice".
07 July 2020
A pub manager describes how her business handled the news that a customer had tested positive for coronavirus.
07 July 2020
The Duchess of Cornwall tells the BBC of her experiences during lockdown and fears over its impact.
07 July 2020
The government is expected to announce changes to stamp duty to help cut costs for anyone buying a home.
07 July 2020
At least three pubs in England announce they have closed just days after opening their doors again.
07 July 2020
Workers are missing out on furlough because of their employment terms, and many are on minimum wage.
07 July 2020
The UK is "way behind" on covering faces to limit the spread of Covid-19, says the Royal Society.
07 July 2020
Boris Johnson says "too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures", so what was the coronavirus guidance given to them?
07 July 2020
The arts sector is relieved at the £1.57bn cash injection but says more detail is needed.
07 July 2020
The retailer said sales of bicycles leapt during lockdown, but sales of car parts saw big falls.
07 July 2020
Thousands of people with Covid-19 report recurring symptoms for far longer than 14 days.
07 July 2020
BBC News presenter Clive Myrie says racism was the rocket fuel that fuelled British conquest of much of the planet - and its effects are still felt today.
06 July 2020
Here are five things to look out for in the chancellor’s summer update on Wednesday.
06 July 2020
It has been a TV film, a play and now the chef's memoir has been adapted to help a local theatre.
06 July 2020
BBC News presenter Clive Myrie visits Bristol and explores its colonial legacy.
06 July 2020
Thousands of cancer patients have had treatment halted or delayed because of Covid-19.
06 July 2020
Owners of outdoor venues are "thrilled" as the restrictions on travel in Wales are lifted.
06 July 2020
After three months of the restrictions, many aspects of everyday life have been transformed.
06 July 2020
The winning images from a photographic competition run by Equal Lens.
06 July 2020
The North Korean refugees who have donated 7,000 sets of PPE to care homes in the north of England.
06 July 2020
What we've learned from watching our other halves work from home during the coronavirus lockdown.
05 July 2020
How did it feel to be out again, as the night-time economy in England reopened after lockdown?
05 July 2020
Stories of Cardiff's Vulcan Hotel are being collected as it is rebuilt at St Fagans.
05 July 2020
Six young photographers document an evening out as lockdown measures are eased in England.
05 July 2020
Experts have differing views about how the capital will emerge from the pandemic.
05 July 2020
Bradford is second in the UK's Covid-19 league table, says Dr John Wright, because it's a table of inequality.
05 July 2020
Trends in recent coronavirus infections suggest Leicester is very different from the rest of the UK.
04 July 2020
Before and after portraits as the people of Coventry visit the salon for the first time in three months
04 July 2020
Council staff who usually work in theatres and community farms are now helping tackle coronavirus.
04 July 2020
Louise Arnold and Jennifer Wilson are believed to be the first couple to marry after measures eased.
04 July 2020