Covid Omicron: Time to consider mandatory jabs, EU chief says

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 8:43pm
EU countries should discuss forced vaccinations to combat the Omicron variant, says Ursula von der Leyen.

Rust: Alec Baldwin says he didn't fire gun on film set

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 8:34pm
"I didn't pull the trigger," says the star, in his first interview about a fatal accident on his film set.

Turner Prize 2021: Irish pub installation wins award

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 8:18pm
Array Collective took this year's award for tackling taboo topics in Northern Ireland.

Help for adapting homes pledged in social care plan

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 8:16pm
Ministers say how they want to spend extra money - but are accused of failing to fix immediate problems.

Storm Arwen power cuts: 30,000 still waiting to be reconnected

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 7:06pm
Energy companies say the most remote homes face at least two more days before reconnection.

Covid-19: No need to cancel Christmas parties and call for pre-arrival testing

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 6:38pm
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday evening.

Social care: 'I wouldn't be able to cope without my carers'

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 6:06pm
As the government publishes detailed plans for social-care funding, BBC News asks carers and clients whether the changes are sufficient.

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 5:59pm
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

What's happened to the 40 new hospitals pledge?

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 5:52pm
The Conservatives' 2019 manifesto promised 40 new hospitals across England - are they delivering on this?

PMQs: PM under fire over No 10 lockdown Christmas parties

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 5:44pm
Boris Johnson says all Covid guidance was followed after reports of parties last year in Downing Street.

Brook House: Spice drug tested on young detainee, inquiry told

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 5:38pm
A reporter for Panorama says the synthetic drug had a "big grip" and would "send people crazy".

Dunne 'opened towel' to fellow jockey Frost in changing room

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 5:22pm
Robbie Dunne "opened his towel and shook himself" in front of fellow jockey Bryony Frost in the men's changing room, she says.

New travel rules mean 'I can't afford to fly home'

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 5:01pm
UK residents in South Africa, which has been added to the travel red list, say new requirements are too costly.

Scientists claim big advance in using DNA to store data

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 4:03pm
Scientists say they have made a major step forward in storing information in molecules of DNA.

Apple and Spotify reveal 2021's most-streamed songs

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 2:50pm
BTS, Olivia Rodrigo and Ed Sheeran have some of the year's biggest hits, but who is number one?

Munich WW2 bomb blows up near station, wounding four

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 2:19pm
The "aerial bomb" blows up on a railway construction site close to the main station.

Storm Arwen: Five days and counting without electricity

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 2:13pm
'Forgotten' householders criticise power firms for the speed of repairs and "woeful" communication.

Is Omicron more harmful than other Covid variants? And other questions

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 1:33pm
Covid rules have been strengthened in response to concern over the newly-identified Omicron variant.

Elizabeth Dixon: Lessons not learned after baby death cover-up, says family

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 11:56am
Health bosses could not provide evidence of progress a year after the report into Elizabeth's death.

'Gambling adverts at games remind my son of his father's death'

BBC News - 1 December 2021 - 11:55am
Leicester City are urged to end their relationship with five betting firms by a mother who says her husband took his own life because of a gambling addiction.

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