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Covid-variant vaccines fast-tracked with more investment

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 04:07
A new variant that can escape the current vaccines is the greatest risk of a third wave, experts say.

Covid: MPs want law to protect care home visiting rights

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 02:36
It is "unacceptable" some care home providers are not following government guidance, a new report says.

Are voters warming to the local elections?

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 01:28
Millions go to the polls on Thursday, leaving the big parties with much to think about.

D-Day veterans invited to Staffordshire memorial event

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 01:22
The event will include a broadcast of the opening of the British Normandy Memorial in France.

Scottish election 2021: Unusual - but extremely high stakes

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 01:04
The Covid pandemic has changed the character of this Holyrood election, but the constitution is still the main dividing line.

Covid and cancer: The young scientists working overtime to combat lockdown disruption

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 00:54
Lab staff are working long unpaid hours to reduce the impact Covid is having on cancer research.

'I didn't know I wasn't a British citizen'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 00:50
BBC Panorama speaks to young people who say their dreams have been crushed due to their immigration status.

Elections 2021: 'Parents shouldn't have to fight for child's care'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 00:08
A mum believes her disabled son is being failed by the social care system.

Ikea starts buy-back scheme with promise to tackle waste

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 00:07
The service encourages customers to sell back furniture they no longer need in return for vouchers to spend in-store.

Atlantic row ‘the hardest thing I’ve ever done’

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 00:07
Johnny Ward is part of a four-man rowing team that has crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a single boat.

DUP: Dodds will not bid for re-election as deputy leader

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 23:32
The peer and ex-MP will instead use his position in Parliament to "advance the cause of the union".

Scottish election 2021: Five takeaways from the final debate

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 22:57
Scotland's party leaders have clashed for the final time in the Holyrood campaign - what did we learn?

Welsh election 2021: Parties in final day of campaign

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 22:54
Political leaders appeal for votes in key seats in north, south and mid Wales.

Cardiff University team wants to change 'lad culture' perceptions

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 22:54
The students stepped forward to help chaperone women home after a hoax rape post on social media.

Man City 2-0 Paris St-Germain (4-1 on aggregate): City into first Champions League final

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 22:53
Riyad Mahrez scores twice as Manchester City seal an aggregate win over Paris St-Germain to reach their first European final in 51 years.

Scottish election 2021: Sturgeon rules out 'wildcat' indyref2 vote

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 22:17
The SNP leader denies claims she could seek to hold an "illegal" referendum if her party wins a majority.

Brent Cross: Man stabbed to death in shopping centre

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 21:54
Police were called to Brent Cross shopping centre over reports of a fight.

France threatens to cut power to Jersey amid fishing row

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 21:37
The threat comes amid an escalating row between France and the UK over post-Brexit fishing rights.

Another Covid lockdown unlikely, says scientist

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 20:52
The UK is "likely to be on a steady course now out of this pandemic", Prof Neil Ferguson says.

Undercover policing: Officer defends spying on anti-apartheid movement

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 20:44
The movement could have caused more disorder than the far right, a former undercover officer insists.

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