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The street art appeared on the side of Reading Prison, which is under threat of development.
04 March 2021
The government will face a public backlash if it does not pay staff more, the RCN union warns.
04 March 2021
Nicola Sturgeon pledges to release a report into whether she breached the code on the same day she receives it.
04 March 2021
The budget airline will offer flights to eight European destinations this summer.
04 March 2021
Home Office boss Philip Rutnam quit his job over what he claimed was "vicious" briefing against him.
04 March 2021
It earlier extended the grace period for checks on agri-foods, a move the EU said was illegal.
04 March 2021
There has been controversy about the 45 towns sharing just over £1bn from the Towns Fund.
04 March 2021
It shares a worrying mutation with the South Africa and Brazil variants of concern.
04 March 2021
The crash caused "significant damage" to the supermarket and an inquiry is under way, police say.
04 March 2021
Lee Robinson's family are "heartbroken" at learning he was stabbed to death two years ago in Greece.
04 March 2021
The Stone Roses man was supposed to headline the Neighbourhood Weekender in Warrington.
04 March 2021
The victim thought he was going to die as blood spurted from multiple wounds on his head.
04 March 2021
Police are warning that terrorists have not stopped planning attacks or radicalising people online.
04 March 2021
The UK is found guilty of “systematically and persistently” breaching air pollution limits.
04 March 2021
Noel Fielding, actress Roxanne Pallett and ex-footballer Ally McCoist are among those to settle claims.
04 March 2021
A team of electrical technicians made the discovery while moving an electrical pole in Monmouthshire.
04 March 2021
The remains of James Dolman, who was 92 when he went missing, were discovered in February.
04 March 2021
The Duchess of Sussex says she does not know how Buckingham Palace could expect her to "be silent".
04 March 2021
The Labour party investigates after Jamila Azad claimed to have been vaccinated by a private doctor.
04 March 2021
Theatre practitioner Lloyd Balatongan penned the ditty to encourage more people to get their jabs.
04 March 2021
The Duke of Edinburgh will remain in hospital for a number of days, Buckingham Palace says.
04 March 2021
Irish freight is being shipped directly to Europe to avoid Brexit bureaucracy.
04 March 2021
Wales' chief pharmacist says more than 30,000 doses a day could be delivered from next week.
04 March 2021
Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget is packed with policies that will affect your finances. Here is a guide.
04 March 2021
Four people are arrested and 10 fined for Covid breaches after police break up an illegal gathering.
04 March 2021
A teenager says he has realised "how much sometimes I take for granted", including his beliefs.
04 March 2021
There's more support for many in the Budget, but for some it still falls short.
04 March 2021
The fox frequently visits the garden of Faroz and his daughter Sophia, who initially thought it was a wolf.
04 March 2021
The BBC's Jonathan Blake takes us through the big things that stood out from this year's Budget.
03 March 2021
The Duchess of Cornwall gives an update on her father-in-law's condition during a vaccination centre visit.
03 March 2021
Schools will be able to offer some sessions to years 7, 8 and 9 but it will not be a full return.
03 March 2021
The pandemic is costing the government hundreds of billions of pounds. Where will it all come from?
03 March 2021
"I am so pleased to have participated in a new way to share Bible stories," says the Bishop of Ely.
03 March 2021
Rishi Sunak has delivered his annual Budget in the House of Commons. Here's what you need to know.
03 March 2021
The government says the low-tax zones will boost struggling parts of the UK, but not everyone agrees.
03 March 2021
As rules on care home visits in Scotland are relaxed, one woman describes how it felt to hug her mum for the first time in almost a year.
03 March 2021
The race is on to find out if those with cancer and other conditions can be protected as the UK unlocks.
03 March 2021
As part of the phased return of pupils across Scotland, children in P4-P7 will also return full time.
02 March 2021
Catching up is only part of helping pupils move forward after Covid, says education recovery tsar.
02 March 2021
The first detailed studies of the P.1 variant suggest it may be up to twice as transmissible.
02 March 2021
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