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Teacher unions say the move will help alleviate the risk of children going hungry in the holidays.
06 April 2020
Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill were speaking as it emerged the number of deaths in NI is now 70.
06 April 2020
Some parks around the UK have already been shut to stop people congregating.
06 April 2020
The former party leader is appointed shadow business secretary by Sir Keir Starmer.
06 April 2020
Nic has been given under 36 months to live and due to coronavirus his treatment is being put on hold.
06 April 2020
The British actress famously played Pussy Galore opposite Sean Connery's James Bond.
06 April 2020
The 16-year-old faces 11 charges including supporting the banned neo-Nazi group National Action.
06 April 2020
Liz Glanister will be "sadly missed" by all who knew her, says chief nurse Dianne Brown.
06 April 2020
The PM is undergoing "routine tests", as the number of coronavirus deaths in the UK reaches 5,373.
06 April 2020
The 149th Open Championship is cancelled but 2020's three other men's majors are rescheduled because of the global coronavirus pandemic.
06 April 2020
Scotland's first minister says she is "deeply sorry" for the situation, but stands by her decision-making.
06 April 2020
The communities secretary warns councils to be "judicious" over locking up green spaces.
06 April 2020
Vulnerable people are turning to their local radio for support during the coronavirus lockdown.
06 April 2020
Government criticises "dangerous and irresponsible" listings of coronavirus isolation properties.
06 April 2020
The healthcare workers who had to make very difficult decisions.
06 April 2020
The High Court rules that the German firm installed 'defeat devices' in vehicles to cheat emissions tests.
06 April 2020
Mother-of-three Areema Nasreen was an "amazing person" who "put herself last", her sister says.
06 April 2020
When families are locked down together what are the pressures on relationships?
06 April 2020
Almost two weeks after Britons were confined to their homes, is the coronavirus curve flattening?
06 April 2020
Lucy Watts has a life-limiting condition and fears her life will not be saved if there is a shortage of ventilators.
06 April 2020
Andrew Lawton's insp-air-ation came from a trip to the supermarket.
06 April 2020
The BBC's Laura Foster explains measures you should take when caring for someone who has coronavirus in your home.
05 April 2020
The sovereign promises "better days will return" in her address to the nation during the coronavirus pandemic.
05 April 2020
The Queen's televised address to the nation on Sunday in response to the coronavirus crisis is only the fifth time the monarch has made such a speech in her 68-year reign.
05 April 2020
We rely on our pets to be there for us, but now we are with them all the time... how are they coping?
05 April 2020
Chiara Mac Call says she "waves at people" from a safe distance and takes their photo.
04 April 2020
BBC presenter's photographs of deserted streets as she runs to work in central London.
04 April 2020
Thousands of people who started new jobs are not eligible for the government's 80% wage grant.
04 April 2020
Labour's new deputy leader became an MP in 2015 and now holds one of the party's key roles.
04 April 2020
The government has pledged to increase daily testing tenfold by the end of the month.
04 April 2020
A warden on a island famed for its seabirds picked up a cough during his off-season mainland break.
04 April 2020
For some families the outbreak has meant different generations are back living under the same roof.
04 April 2020
Coronavirus means you often can't be at the side of a loved one in hospital or attend their funeral.
04 April 2020
Kevin Woods battled through storms to complete all of Scotland's Munros in one winter season.
03 April 2020
New workers hired by supermarkets amid the Covid-19 pandemic share their surprising back stories.
03 April 2020
Millions unable to do their job due to coronavirus will have their wages paid by a new scheme.
03 April 2020
How London's ExCel centre was transformed into a hospital to treat coronavirus patients.
03 April 2020
Julia Donaldson and illustrator Alex Sheffler help children understand the regulations in new images.
03 April 2020
Mariah Carey and the Pussycat Dolls were due to headline, marking the festival's 30th anniversary.
03 April 2020
Covid-19 cases have been filling wards at Bradford Royal Infirmary, and leaving staff with tough decisions to make.
03 April 2020
Scientists say trees have a role to play in combating noise pollution in urban environments.
03 April 2020
Social distancing is leading people to worry about money. Here's some advice on paying your bills.
02 April 2020
The UK is facing a shortage of fruit and vegetable pickers as harvest time nears.
02 April 2020
We answer some of the big questions about vaccines and how long one for coronavirus could take.
02 April 2020
The pandemic has raised questions about whether global health should be a more central part of national security.
02 April 2020
We have spoken to three people who were hospitalised after contracting coronavirus.
02 April 2020
Thousands of ex-NHS staff have returned to work to help fight coronavirus after a government appeal.
02 April 2020
A group is calling for a change in regulation so drones can spray disinfectant in public places
01 April 2020
Coronavirus is throwing many birth plans up in the air and leading some health trusts to increase home births.
31 March 2020