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Coronavirus: Spain's holiday islands shake off party image

2 hours 36 min ago
After experiencing life without tourism, some want to change the way the Balearic islands work.

Killing Eve: How author Luke Jennings created Villanelle

3 hours 48 min ago
We speak to the man who created the character of Villanelle, author Luke Jennings.

What's changed? Newsbeat explored Black Lives Matter UK protests in 2016

4 hours 28 min ago
Newsbeat looked into why some black people in the UK still felt racism - sound familiar in 2020?

Virtual drama classes providing a lifeline for asylum seekers

5 hours 4 min ago
The young asylum seekers using music and drama to beat isolation during the pandemic.

JK Rowling joins 150 public figures decrying 'cancel culture'

5 hours 21 min ago
The letter, also signed by Malcolm Gladwell and Gloria Steinem, denounces "a vogue for public shaming".

Mesh, Primidos and valproate failings highlighted by review

5 hours 37 min ago
A review finds patients were too often dismissed and disbelieved when they raised safety concerns.

New government unit to take over Covid response

5 hours 58 min ago
There are questions over whether the Joint Biosecurity Centre has the expertise needed for the job.

Cerne Abbas Giant: Snails show chalk hill figure 'not prehistoric'

7 hours 1 min ago
Snail shells found in the soil at the Cerne Abbas Giant suggest it may date to medieval times.

How the US caught flashy Nigerian Instagrammers 'with $40m'

7 hours 4 min ago
Dubai has extradited "mrwoodbery" and "hushpuppi" to the US to face cyber money fraud charges.

FBI director: China is 'greatest threat' to US

7 hours 8 min ago
China is working be the world's superpower "by any means necessary," Christopher Wray said.

Coronavirus: Airborne transmission cannot be ruled out, WHO says

7 hours 20 min ago
The WHO has acknowledged there is evidence that Covid-19 can be spread by airborne particles.

Coronavirus: How much will it cost the UK?

7 hours 29 min ago
The pandemic will cost the government hundreds of billions of pounds. Where will it all come from?

Coronavirus: How are other economies dealing with the downturn?

7 hours 31 min ago
As the UK chancellor gives his latest update, how are other economies tackling the coronavirus slowdown?

Coronavirus: 'The masks you throw away could end up killing a whale'

7 hours 35 min ago
As the world battles the Covid-19 pandemic, more and more protective equipment is ending up in the sea.

Coronavirus: The fight to prove Covid-19 is real as cases rise in Africa

7 hours 35 min ago
Cases of coronavirus are on the rise across Africa. But in some countries, people don’t believe the pandemic is real.

Coronavirus: Immunity explained

7 hours 35 min ago
What you need to know about how the immune system works.

TikTok algorithm promoted 'sickening' anti-Semitic meme

7 July 2020 - 11:58pm
Nearly 100 videos of an offensive song were viewed more than 6m times before TikTok took action.

'Home-schooling has been hell'

7 July 2020 - 11:52pm
Some parents have been reduced to tears over the strain of home-schooling, say campaigners.

Shooting celebrities: Thirty years behind the lens

7 July 2020 - 11:51pm
Celebrity portrait photographer Andy Gotts celebrates 30 years behind the camera.

Robust plan for PPE 'must be in place for winter'

7 July 2020 - 11:51pm
There must be no shortages in protective gear if the UK faces a second wave of coronavirus, say MPs.


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