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Coronavirus: Asymptomatic testing for taxi drivers and cleaners

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 23:46
A pilot in England will test people without symptoms working in 'high-contact' jobs.

Gorillas in Nigeria: World's rarest great ape pictured with babies

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 23:30
The sighting of young Cross River gorillas in Nigeria eases fears they will soon die out.

England v West Indies: Shannon Gabriel bowls Joe Denly for 18

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 22:48
Shannon Gabriel bowls England's Joe Denly for 18 as West Indies claim an early wicket on day two of the first Test at the Ageas Rose Bowl.

Froome to leave Team Ineos and join Israel Start-Up Nation

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 21:24
Britain's most successful cyclist Chris Froome is to leave Team Ineos and join Israel Start-Up Nation.

'A defeat would have flattened this town' - why beating QPR was so important for Wigan

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 21:23
Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook describes the club's administration as "the worst, toughest week of my career".

Energy firms hit back at Ofgem plan to cut bills

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 21:16
Households could see their energy bills cut by £20 a year under proposals from the regulator.

Leicester lockdown: No plans for extra Covid cash, minister says

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 21:14
Local businesses and politicians say they were expecting more financial support from the government.

US Supreme Court to rule on revealing Trump tax returns

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 21:06
The court will test claims from President Trump's lawyers he enjoys total immunity while in office.

Lizzie Kelly: Pioneering jockey halts career to start family

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 20:51
Lizzie Kelly, the first woman to ride a Grade One winner over jumps in Britain, is halting her jockey career to start a family.

Coronavirus: Chancellor Rishi Sunak sorry for not being able to protect all jobs

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 20:49
The chancellor warns the UK is facing a "severe recession," with "significant" job losses.

UK universities comply with China's internet restrictions

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 20:21
But universities reject that tests on online learning in China are accepting "censorship".

Coronavirus: Jobs loss warnings, aviation 'ignored' and anger in Leicester

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 20:09
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Thursday morning.

Raised fists for eight minutes and 46 seconds - MLS players protest on return

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 20:05
Nani scores a 97th-minute winner for Orlando as MLS action returns and players from across the league stage a powerful protest.

Glee star Naya Rivera missing after boat trip with son

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 18:16
A search is under way after the actress's four-year-old is found alone in a boat on a California lake.

Wimbledon: Agassi v Ivanisevic: Who was the most unlikely title winner?

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 18:07
BBC Sport looks back at two remarkable Wimbledon champions who surprised everyone - but who was the most unlikely winner?

Fergal Keane: My family and the empire's complex legacy

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 16:48
The BBC's Fergal Keane looks at Ireland's colonial past and the allegiances his relatives had within it.

Climate change: 'Rising chance' of exceeding 1.5C global target

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 13:54
The chance of breaching one of the Paris accord goals in the next five years has doubled, a study says.

Me Too founder Tarana Burke: Movement not over now Weinstein is in jail

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 13:19
Tarana Burke says jailing Harvey Weinstein was "astonishing" but not what the campaign is about.

Coronavirus: What powers do the police have?

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 13:18
Coronavirus lockdown rules are changing across the UK, but who is responsible for enforcing them?

Pop music is getting faster (and happier)

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 13:13
After years of slower beats and introspective lyrics, pop is becoming optimistic again. Here's why.

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