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A golfer says he was sworn at and asked to get off a train for not being a key worker.
29 May 2020
People in Scotland can meet friends and family again as the country begins to ease its lockdown after 66 days.
29 May 2020
Shops and hairdressers should use the next three weeks to "prepare safeguarding", the FM says.
29 May 2020
Those who pre-book will be able to visit some sites in England and Northern Ireland from 3 June.
29 May 2020
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this morning.
29 May 2020
Officers were called to the castle on Thursday evening after reports of a disturbance.
29 May 2020
Hong Kong residents holding a UK overseas passport could gain a route to UK citizenship.
29 May 2020
An air and sea search was carried out after Oscar Montgomery, 17, went missing off Portland.
29 May 2020
Eased lockdown restrictions dominate Friday's newspapers - while Dominic Cummings remains in the spotlight.
29 May 2020
Prince William warns praise may make staff feel they must appear "strong" - so may not seek help.
29 May 2020
Some 114 MPs warn Rishi Sunak it is too soon to end a coronavirus support scheme for freelancers.
29 May 2020
The Queen's letters about the 1975 sacking of Australia's PM will be made public after a legal fight.
29 May 2020
The 258-year-old spirit is one of only three such bottles in existence today, an auction house says.
29 May 2020
Richard Ayoade will host the socially-distanced show, which will be broadcast as-live on BBC One.
29 May 2020
Parents of year six and year one pupils have been falling out over whether to send them back to school.
29 May 2020
The lack of public loos has led to reports of visitors defecating in public spaces.
29 May 2020
Covid-19 survivors can require heart, lung and muscle therapy, or psychological and social care.
28 May 2020
The aero-engine maker is cutting 9,000 jobs - but is there more bad news to come?
28 May 2020
About 55% of the online offences logged by police in England and Wales were on a Facebook-owned app.
28 May 2020
One driver was caught by police driving at 142mph on the M6 Toll near Birmingham.
28 May 2020
Output fell by 99.7% from the same month last year as virus closes car plants.
28 May 2020
The BBC's Education Editor Branwen Jeffreys answers kids' questions about going back to school.
28 May 2020
Shane Lee Mays is accused of killing Louise Smith, 16, who was found dead in a Hampshire woodland.
28 May 2020
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill's heptathlon gold at London 2012 wins the best British women's sport moment in our vote.
28 May 2020
People across the UK showed their appreciation for front-line workers for the tenth week in a row.
28 May 2020
The UK applauds carers on Thursday evening for what the event organiser says could be the last time.
28 May 2020
Doctors, call centre staff and students are some of the 25,000 people chasing Covid-19 cases in England.
28 May 2020
The prime minister stepped in to direct questions about his closest aide away from scientific advisers at the government's daily briefing.
28 May 2020
The BBC’s Clive Myrie meets black and minority ethnic hospital staff and sees the impact the virus is having beyond the ward.
28 May 2020
Up to six people from different households can meet outdoors from 1 June.
28 May 2020
Senior Conservatives are still questioning adviser's account of driving his family 260 miles during lockdown.
28 May 2020
Spotting the difference between NHS contact tracers and scammers - and other questions answered by BBC experts.
28 May 2020
After almost 10 weeks of lockdown which restrictions are being eased - and which remain in force?
28 May 2020
Millions in the UK will soon be asked to monitor who they have been near to combat coronavirus.
28 May 2020
Heath Secretary Matt Hancock says the vast majority of people in the UK will cooperate with the test and trace system.
28 May 2020
A dream Grand Slam, a lost medal and the mysterious phone call that sparked a new career. Sue Barker looks back on her life in tennis so far.
28 May 2020
Britons turned to Disney+ in droves, data suggests, but Apple TV has struggled to engage viewers.
27 May 2020
Pete Knight said he would find the photos online and "felt sorry they were adrift".
27 May 2020