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'I can recover at home': Cosmetic surgeons see rise in patients amid pandemic

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 12:42
More people are having surgery as they can work from home while they recover and hide behind masks.

Coronavirus: The British-Pakistani doctors saving lives in both countries

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:48
From his laptop in Essex, Dr Tahir Akhtar is advising Pakistani doctors on treating coronavirus patients.

Climate change: Road plans will scupper CO2 targets, report says

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:47
The majority of emissions cuts from electric cars will be wiped out by new road-building.

Danny Trejo: The actor who went from prisoner to film star

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:46
A new documentary looks at how the 76-year-old left his criminal past to become a film star.

Nile Dam row: Egypt and Ethiopia generate heat but no power

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:45
Egypt sees the dam as an existential threat, while Ethiopia sees it as an existential necessity.

Black Lives Matter: From social media post to global movement

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:43
Black Lives Matter has sparked a hashtag, grass-roots organisations, and a collective of activists.

Coronavirus: How New Zealand went 'hard and early' to beat Covid-19

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:41
What has been the strategy behind New Zealand's Covid-19 success?

Quiz of the week: What annoyed Tom Hanks?

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:34
How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?

Premier League admits VAR errors in all three Thursday matches

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:31
Incorrect penalty decisions were made by the video assistant referee in all three of Thursday's games, the Premier League tells BBC Match of the Day.

Flypast to mark Dame Vera Lynn's funeral

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:30
A funeral service for the Forces' Sweetheart will begin in Ditchling, her home of 50 years.

Instagram to block 'conversion therapy' services

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:30
It comes amid calls for the government to act on a two-year-old promise to make the practice illegal.

Coronavirus: An induction to post-lockdown gyms

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:13
The CEO of Total Fitness, Sophie Lawler, shows how one of her gyms has been adapted for coronavirus.

Coronavirus: 'Big fat British Asian weddings' forced to slim down

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:12
How has the coronavirus pandemic hit the Asian weddings industry in the UK?

The Papers: 'Work out to help out' call and 'jobs hell'

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:08
The front pages look at the unlocking of gyms and salons and the 'cull' of thousands of retail jobs.

Why Hollywood needs computer games tech more than ever

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:07
The same technology that runs computer games is increasingly popular for making films and television.

Coronavirus: How Mexican cartels are taking advantage of pandemic

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:04
The BBC has secured exclusive access to one cartel trying to win over the hearts and minds of Mexico’s poor during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Face coverings now compulsory in Scotland's shops

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:04
In a bid to suppress coronavirus, people in Scotland must now cover their face when they enter shops.

Rishi Sunak: The 'whatever it takes' chancellor

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:01
He's been dubbed "Dishy Rishi" and "an economic Jedi" but who is the man steering the UK economy?

Who's the surprise package in Garth Crooks' team of the week?

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 10:53
Who did Garth Crooks not expect to pick in his team of the week? Who is in for a third week in a row? Find out here.

Mason Greenwood: Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he 'cannot leave out' teenager

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 10:47
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he cannot leave Mason Greenwood out of his team after the teenager scores for the third straight Premier League game.