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BBC News - Home

Downing Street party: No 10 staff joked about party amid lockdown restrictions (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
The video obtained by ITV comes after days of questions about the event that took place last year.
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Covid: Vaccines should work against Omicron variant, WHO says (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
A small study in South Africa suggests the new variant could partially evade the Pfizer jab.
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Afghanistan: Girls' despair as Taliban confirms secondary school ban (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
The BBC hears about the ban's harmful impact from teachers and students in 13 Afghan provinces.
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Covid booster jab booking system opens to over-40s in England (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Another seven million people will be able to book their top up jab, including those in at-risk groups.
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Ghislaine Maxwell: Jury sees never-before-seen photos of Epstein and defendant (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
FBI agents submit previously unseen photo evidence as third accuser testifies in Maxwell trial.
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MPs earn up to £350 an hour for taking surveys (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Over 120 politicians did work for polling companies, earning more than £116,000 since the last election.
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Eilish, cheugy and Omicron among 2021's most mispronounced words (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Billie Eilish, cheugy and Glasgow also feature on a list of the words people find trickiest to say.
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Fish ‘whoops and growls’ recorded on restored reef (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Recordings of fish 'whooping, croaking and growling' reveal reef coming back to life, scientists say.
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Biden warns Putin of 'strong measures' amid Ukraine invasion fears (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
In a call with President Biden, Russia's Vladimir Putin seeks guarantees against eastward Nato expansion.
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Pupils pressured regularly for nude photos, Estyn report finds (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
One girl told school inspectors that "boys ask for nudes or keep spamming your phone".
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Storm Barra: Weather warnings for most of UK as gales and snow hit (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Most of the UK is covered by a yellow weather warning, with wind gusts exceeding 80mph in Wales.
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Afghanistan: Politics was priority during Kabul exit - official (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
A Foreign Office official tells the BBC the government's handling of the evacuation was "unforgiveable".
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The Papers: No 10 'party clowns' and 'a sick joke' (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Wednesday's headlines focus on a video of No 10 staff joking about a party in Downing Street last year.
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100 Women: The former child refugee helping Afghan asylum seekers (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Former child refugee Rehana Popal now helps Afghans with asylum applications.
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The ‘gals’ behind Samoa’s first woman PM (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Samoa's first woman prime minister has been supported throughout her career by a group of powerful female friends.
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Reverse advent calendar: A simple idea helping Australians at Christmas (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
After starting her own reverse advent calendar to help others, Heather Luttrell took the idea nationwide.
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CEO Secrets: 'Call centre work trained me to be a CEO' (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Steven Bartlett, the 29-year-old co-founder of Social Chain, shares his business advice.
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Throwing a tea party for children with cancer (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Charity Spread a Smile has put on a tea party for seriously ill children who spent lockdown in hospital.
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Quarantine hotels: Returning Brits struggle to book (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Some UK residents coming back from South Africa are still struggling to find quarantine hotel rooms.
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US father fired on Zoom describes 'callous' call (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Dad of five Christian was one of 900 Better.com employees laid-off on a Zoom call, weeks before Christmas.
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Mixed-race family suffered years of racist abuse from neighbours (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
A family was forced to move from their home, schools and jobs by their neighbours' harassment.
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Edinburgh Zoo's giant pandas to stay another two years (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
It was thought Yang Guang and Tian Tian would have to return to China because of financial pressures.
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Christmas dinner costs rise as inflation bites (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Turkeys, sprouts and Christmas puddings are more expensive this year, research suggests.
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How Bangladeshis are lured into slavery in Libya (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
A 19-year-old tells of his harrowing ordeal at the hands of traffickers who tricked him and his parents.
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Putin-Biden talks: What next for Ukraine? (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Russia's president will want to register some kind of victory before his troops return, writes Jonathan Marcus.
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Indonesia's biodiesel drive is leading to deforestation (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Indonesia aims to use biofuels to cut greenhouse gas emissions, but it may damage its forests in the process.
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FIA boss: Electric F1 racing is 'simply not possible' (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
With Formula One race distance at 200 miles, switching to electric vehicles remains a long way off.
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Christmas movie production snowballs to reach new record (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
The number of new festive films listed for release in 2021 is four times higher than a decade ago.
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BBC 100 Women 2021: Who is on the list this year? (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Our most inspiring and influential women of 2021 and how they're making a difference in the world.
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'I had to move across America when I became allergic to the sun' (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
After experiencing an unusual allergic reaction, Carrie moves across America to escape the sun.
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Afghanistan: How many people has the UK evacuated? (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The UK government has defended the evacuation from Kabul in August, after criticism from a whistleblower.
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AC Milan 1-2 Liverpool: Reds beat Milan for perfect group stage record (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Liverpool come from behind to beat AC Milan and finish the Champions League group stage with six wins from six.
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Man City finish group stage with RB Leipzig defeat as Walker sent off (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Kyle Walker is sent off as Manchester City end their Champions League group campaign with defeat by RB Leipzig in a match played without fans because of Covid-19 restrictions.
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Fury ordered to defend title against fellow Briton Whyte (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Tyson Fury is ordered to defend his heavyweight title against British rival Dillian Whyte by the World Boxing Council.
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Olesen 'embarrassed and felt horrible' after sexual assault claim (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Ryder Cup winner Thorbjorn Olesen says he was "embarrassed and felt horrible" after being accused of drunkenly sexually assaulting a woman on a British Airways flight in 2019.
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Atletico reach last 16 after three red cards in win over Porto (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Atletico Madrid reach the last 16 of the Champions League after beating Porto in an extraordinary match that saw three players shown red cards.
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The Ashes: Rory Burns is bowled first ball by Mitchell Starc (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Rory Burns is bowled by Mitchell Starc with the first ball of the first Ashes Test at the Gabba.
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The Ashes: Australia's Cameron Green dismisses England's Ollie Pope for first Test wicket (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Australia all-rounder Cameron Green has England's Ollie Pope caught by a "magnificent catch" from Josh Hazlewood at fine leg in the first Ashes Test at the Gabba in Brisbane.
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Covid: Who can have a booster jab and how can you get one? (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
All UK adults will be offered a Covid booster, and 12-15-year-olds will be offered a second jab.
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What are the travel rules for France, the US, and other popular destinations? (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
What you need to know about visiting France, Spain, Italy, US, Ireland, Germany and Greece.
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Omicron: What are the Covid self-isolation rules now? (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The rules around self-isolation have been changed across the UK because of the Omicron variant.
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Omicron: How do you detect it? (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Swabs from PCR tests can help identify omicron, but genetic analysis is needed to confirm it.
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Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area? (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
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Covid passports: How do I get one and when will I need it? (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Scotland has expanded its passport scheme to include negative test results.
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Omicron: What Covid tests do I need if I travel abroad? (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
There are now pre- and post-arrival tests for travellers to the UK.
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What are the Covid variants and will vaccines still work? (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
A new Covid variant has emerged that looks worryingly different to the one vaccines were designed to fight.
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Covid: What are the social distancing rules across the UK? (Fri, 03 Dec 2021)
Some companies are cancelling Christmas parties over Omicron fears, but what do the rules say?
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Coronavirus treatments: What progress is being made? (Fri, 03 Dec 2021)
Medical teams around the world are learning which medicines work best against Covid.
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Is Omicron more harmful than other Covid variants? And other questions (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
Covid rules have been strengthened in response to concern over the newly-identified Omicron variant.
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Omicron: How are Covid rules changing in the UK? (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Covid rules are being strengthened in response to the Omicron variant
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Covid vaccine: How many people are vaccinated in the UK? (Sat, 04 Dec 2021)
A look at the progress made in vaccinating the country's population, as more than 51 million people have received at least one dose.
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New Omicron variant: Are low vaccination rates in South Africa a factor? (Fri, 03 Dec 2021)
Has the slow rollout of vaccines in southern Africa allowed coronavirus mutations to develop?
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Omicron: What are England's mask rules now? (Thu, 02 Dec 2021)
Face coverings are a legal requirement again in England in shops and on public transport.
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Omicron: How are pupils being kept Covid-safe? (Tue, 30 Nov 2021)
Secondary pupils in England and Wales are being asked to start wearing masks in school again.
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Omicron: Do travel bans work against new Covid variants? (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Is there evidence that travel restrictions help stop the spread of coronavirus?
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Covid vaccine: Can US troops be punished for refusing the jabs? (Sun, 28 Nov 2021)
The US military has said that America's 2.1 million soldiers and sailors must all get the vaccine.
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‘It’s like hell in here’: The struggle to save Afghanistan's starving babies (Thu, 02 Dec 2021)
Doctors in Afghanistan’s crisis-hit hospitals are caring for their patients in almost impossible conditions.
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Stanley Menzo: Ajax's former goalkeeper on dealing with racism in Dutch game (Thu, 02 Dec 2021)
Stanley Menzo would encounter racism almost every week on the football pitch. When a young man abused him to his face, he struck back.
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Migrant crisis: The Channel beaches that host a lethal trade in human hope (Sat, 27 Nov 2021)
The journeys migrants make across the Channel are book-ended with beaches that tell the story of the crisis.
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The ‘cocaine collectors’ retrieving smuggled drugs in Rotterdam (Fri, 26 Nov 2021)
Young criminals are risking their lives to retrieve drugs smuggled into the Netherlands amongst freight arriving from Latin America.
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BBC News - UK

Downing Street party: No 10 staff joked about party amid lockdown restrictions (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
The video obtained by ITV comes after days of questions about the event that took place last year.
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Covid booster jab booking system opens to over-40s in England (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Another seven million people will be able to book their top up jab, including those in at-risk groups.
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MPs earn up to £350 an hour for taking surveys (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Over 120 politicians did work for polling companies, earning more than £116,000 since the last election.
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Pupils pressured regularly for nude photos, Estyn report finds (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
One girl told school inspectors that "boys ask for nudes or keep spamming your phone".
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Kate Forbes: 'Very difficult choices' in Scottish budget (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Scotland's finance secretary warns that "there is never enough money for everybody to be happy".
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Afghanistan: Politics was priority during Kabul exit - official (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
A Foreign Office official tells the BBC the government's handling of the evacuation was "unforgiveable".
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Charles and Camilla urge hesitant to get booster jab (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall say they have had their own booster injections.
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Covid PCR testing market labelled ‘rip-off jungle’ (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
The PCR testing market is a "rip off jungle", says former chairman of the Consumer and Markets Authority.
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Storm Barra: Weather warnings for most of UK as gales and snow hit (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Most of the UK is covered by a yellow weather warning, with wind gusts exceeding 80mph in Wales.
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Grenfell Tower inquiry: Government apologises to victims (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The government admits a series of failings in the years leading up to the Grenfell Tower disaster.
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Labour MP says government guilty of cover-up over Kabul evacuated animals row (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Boris Johnson denies intervening to get charity staff and pets out of Afghanistan in the summer.
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Treasury inflation warning on public sector pay (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The Treasury has warned that higher public sector pay could make high inflation rates persist.
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Quarantine hotels: Returning Brits struggle to book (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Some UK residents coming back from South Africa are still struggling to find quarantine hotel rooms.
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Covid: New Omicron travel rules come into force (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Travellers to the UK need to take pre-departure tests in a bid to limit the spread of Omicron.
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Covid in Scotland: More schools and firms 'will face Omicron closures' (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Scotland's national clinical director says health experts will be looking to "hit the coronavirus variant hard".
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Covid testing: New PCR rules throw plans into disarray (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Travellers explain how their plans have been disrupted by the new rules for people arriving in the UK.
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Covid vaccine: Why our black and South Asian friends and family still won't have a jab (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Some black and South Asian people say conversations about the vaccine are "frustrating" and "tense".
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Omicron: Why is Nigeria on the travel red list? (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
The UK has placed travel restrictions on arrivals from Nigeria and several other African countries - are they fair?
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Suspected Omicron outbreak closes Paisley primary school (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
High numbers of staff in self-isolation prompted the closure of Todholm Primary in Paisley.
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Covid-19: Omicron cases confirmed in West Midlands region (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Cases have been found in Sandwell, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Shropshire, councils confirm.
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Covid rules: What are the restrictions in your area? (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Use our search tool to find out about coronavirus rules and restrictions where you live.
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Covid in Scotland: FM receives booster as Omicron total rises to 30 (Sat, 04 Dec 2021)
Nicola Sturgeon says there is community transmission of the new variant but it is not widespread.
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Covid: Could Omicron cases lead to more rules in Wales? (Sat, 04 Dec 2021)
"Time will tell" if they are required to control transmission rates, says virologist.
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Ashes: England in Australia - all you need to know about the 2021-22 series (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
BBC Sport's guide to all you need to know about the 2021-22 Ashes between England and Australia.
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Lara Croft: 25 years of Tomb Raider and a British gaming icon (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The team behind Lara Croft talk to Newsbeat about her history and where she goes next.
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Landscapers: The surreal suburban murders behind a TV drama (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The quietly bizarre murder story has been reimagined into a drama starring Olivia Colman.
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Mobo Awards honour Dave, Little Simz, Wizkid and Ghetts (Sun, 05 Dec 2021)
Dave wins best album and Little Simz wins best female at the first full Mobo ceremony since 2017.
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Sports Personality of the Year: Voting open for BBC World Sport Star 2021 award (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Pick from a shortlist of six for this year's BBC World Sport Star of the Year award.
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Care homes: Following the money trail (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
BBC Panorama unpicks the financial webs behind leading companies, as families ask where their fees go.
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Online Safety Bill : What to expect (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Politicians are due to give their recommendations for the landmark piece of legislation.
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World War Two pilot backs campaign to honour photographic unit (Sun, 05 Dec 2021)
Campaigners call for a memorial to members of an RAF reconnaissance unit who died in World War Two.
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NI100: How did the papers report the Anglo-Irish Treaty? (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Northern unionist papers were outraged while many nationalist papers took a hopeful tone.
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100 Women: The former child refugee helping Afghan asylum seekers (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Former child refugee Rehana Popal now helps Afghans with asylum applications.
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CEO Secrets: 'Call centre work trained me to be a CEO' (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Steven Bartlett, the 29-year-old co-founder of Social Chain, shares his business advice.
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Throwing a tea party for children with cancer (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Charity Spread a Smile has put on a tea party for seriously ill children who spent lockdown in hospital.
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Ros Atkins on... the No 10 Christmas party denials (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Watch as Ros Atkins investigates the gap between government assurances and available evidence.
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Crocodile attack: British teen speaks of relief (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Watch Amelie Osborn-Smith describe the moment she was bitten and her relief that she won't lose her foot.
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Dominic Raab: PM says cabinet reshuffle nothing to do with Afghanistan (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Former Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab defends his role in the evacuation amid criticism he was slow to make decisions.
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Newspaper headlines: No 10 'party clowns' and 'a sick joke' (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Wednesday's headlines focus on a video of No 10 staff joking about a party in Downing Street last year.
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Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: Killers 'should never see light of day' (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Peter Halcrow says prison sentences for the death of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes are too lenient.
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Sturgeon warns of 'rapid' rise in Omicron cases (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Scotland's Covid restrictions to be reviewed daily as first minister warns that Omicron is a "significant challenge".
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First Omicron cases identified in Northern Ireland (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The Department of Health says the three cases are linked to travel to NI from Great Britain.
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Omicron: Wales expects 'formidable wave' of Covid variant (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Wales faces potentially perilous moment, says Mark Drakeford as Omicron forecast to peak in January.
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Covid: Early signs Omicron spreads more easily, says No 10 (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
But PM's spokesman says exact impact is yet to be determined, as UK cases of the variant reach 437.
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BBC News - Business

Covid PCR testing market labelled ‘rip-off jungle’ (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
The PCR testing market is a "rip off jungle", says former chairman of the Consumer and Markets Authority.
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Bitcoin 'founder' to keep 1m Bitcoin cache (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
A jury decided Craig Wright, who says he created the cryptocurrency, can retain bitcoin worth billions of dollars.
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Chinese social media giant Weibo's shares fall in Hong Kong debut (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Last week, Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi said it will move its listing to Hong Kong from the US.
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Amazon services down for thousands of users (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Customers of the e-commerce giant report problems with shopping services, Prime Video and Alexa.
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Christmas dinner costs rise as inflation bites (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Turkeys, sprouts and Christmas puddings are more expensive this year, research suggests.
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TikTok gets into shopping (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Social media app TikTok is producing its first live shopping and entertainment event in the UK.
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FIA boss: Electric F1 racing is 'simply not possible' (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
With Formula One race distance at 200 miles, switching to electric vehicles remains a long way off.
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Treasury inflation warning on public sector pay (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The Treasury has warned that higher public sector pay could make high inflation rates persist.
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Quarantine hotels: Returning Brits struggle to book (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Some UK residents coming back from South Africa are still struggling to find quarantine hotel rooms.
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Super-rich increase their share of world's income (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
A major report on wealth and inequality says 2020 saw the steepest rise in billionaires' wealth on record.
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Covid testing: New PCR rules throw plans into disarray (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Travellers explain how their plans have been disrupted by the new rules for people arriving in the UK.
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Vishal Garg: US boss fires 900 employees over Zoom (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
"Last time I did this I cried," said the head of the online mortgage lender laying off 15% of his staff.
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House price growth highest for 15 years, says Halifax (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
However, the pace is unlikely to be maintained as household budgets are squeezed, the lender says.
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Instagram announces changes ahead of political grilling (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Platform boss unveils new safety features a day before being quizzed by the US Senate.
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Wall Street watchdogs probe Trump media firm deal (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
At the weekend the Trump Media and Technology Group said it had secured $1bn of investment.
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Tesco: Pre-Christmas strikes planned by 6,200 depot staff (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Trade union Usdaw said 5,000 members at nine warehouses across the country will take industrial action.
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Rohingya sue Facebook for $150bn over Myanmar hate speech (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The social media giant is accused of fuelling violence against the persecuted minority in Myanmar.
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Hong Kong Covid: The Cathay pilots stuck in 'perpetual quarantine' (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
One Cathay Pacific pilot said he had spent almost 150 days in quarantine this year alone.
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Uber prices could rise 20% after UK ruling (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
In a move that will affect the whole taxi industry, a judge has ruled Uber must make contracts with its customers.
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Byju's and the other side of an edtech giant's dizzying rise (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Indian firm Byju's faces allegations of pursuing hyper growth using high pressure sales tactics.
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Spar cyber attack hits more than 300 convenience stores (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
The attack targeted a company in Lancashire which operates Spar's tills and IT systems.
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Africa's patchy transport network gets a tech boost (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The first year of a free trade deal in Africa has spurred investment, but more needs to be done.
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The tech helping shops - and Santa - deliver this Christmas (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
A number of tech solutions are out there to help retailers optimise sending out our presents.
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Would you give 10% of your salary to charity? (Thu, 02 Dec 2021)
A growing number of people are deciding to give up a substantial chunk of their wages.
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Duolingo boss: 'Develop your social skills' (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
Luis von Ahn, co-founder and CEO of language-learning app Duolingo, shares his business advice.
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Jack Dorsey: What's next for Twitter's co-founder? (Tue, 30 Nov 2021)
The last time the tech visionary left Twitter, he set up another company now worth $100bn.
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Labour shortage: Is Santa Claus coming to town this year? (Tue, 30 Nov 2021)
With fewer Santas donning their suits and more demand for holiday cheer, Santa will be in short supply.
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Why broken African phones are shipped to Europe (Tue, 30 Nov 2021)
A lack of recycling facilities in Africa has spurred one Dutch company to import broken phones.
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Upcoming Moon missions spur the search for new spacesuits (Fri, 26 Nov 2021)
Nasa has asked the private sector to design new spacesuits that can be used on the Moon.
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Browns of Chester: How a city is coping without Debenhams (Fri, 26 Nov 2021)
Browns of Chester served the city for 241 years before it closed when the chain collapsed in May.
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BBC News - UK Politics

Downing Street party: No 10 staff joked about party amid lockdown restrictions (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
The video obtained by ITV comes after days of questions about the event that took place last year.
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MPs earn up to £350 an hour for taking surveys (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Over 120 politicians did work for polling companies, earning more than £116,000 since the last election.
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Afghanistan: Politics was priority during Kabul exit - official (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
A Foreign Office official tells the BBC the government's handling of the evacuation was "unforgiveable".
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Afghanistan: Top UK official regrets holiday as country fell to Taliban (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Sir Philip Barton says he has "reflected on" his 17-day summer holiday and would not do the same again.
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Labour MP says government guilty of cover-up over Kabul evacuated animals row (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Boris Johnson denies intervening to get charity staff and pets out of Afghanistan in the summer.
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Downing Street party: Johnson says he is satisfied no rules were broken (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Boris Johnson continues to face questions over last year's staff event held during Covid restrictions.
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Labour MP Harriet Harman to stand down at next election (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The veteran MP announces her impending exit from the Commons after almost 40 years in the job.
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Sex-based hostility should be hate speech, recommends report (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
But the Law Commission is criticised for its proposals for legal reforms to tackle misogyny.
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Racism: Black minister 'mistaken for restaurant staff' (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Vaughan Gething says he would not be asked that question if he was smartly-dressed white man.
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NI Troubles legacy plan 'cuts off pathways to justice', says Mercer (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Troubles-related prosecution plans are "cutting off pathways to justice", says Johnny Mercer.
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Drug targets for prisons in England and Wales (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Under new plans, each jail will be given a target on the number of drug tests that must be carried out.
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Covid: Omicron spreading in the community, Javid confirms (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
The new variant is spreading in multiple regions of England, the health secretary says.
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Union loses legal challenge to PM's decision to back Priti Patel (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Boris Johnson kept his home secretary in place, saying she had not broken ministerial rules.
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Iain Duncan Smith: No investigation over conflict of interest claims (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
The former Tory leader was criticised over a report on hand sanitisers written by a taskforce he chaired.
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Drugs plan aims to help 300,000 problem drug users (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
A new drugs strategy will mean more funding for treatment and a crackdown on gangs, ministers say.
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Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: Review of boy's death to begin next week (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
The investigation focuses on the six-year-old tortured and killed by his father and stepmother.
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Grenfell Tower: Governments hid fire safety risks, inquiry hears (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
A lawyer for victims of the 2017 fire says the "concealment" of safety risks is a "major scandal".
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Navy rape complainant backs civilian court trials for serious offences (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
The woman says there were serious failings in the handling of her rape case by a military court.
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Two Tory councillors defect amid North Shropshire by-election campaign (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Anthony Allen becomes the first elected official of Reclaim, while Mark Whittle joins Reform UK.
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Parliament drug use claims to be raised with police this week (Sun, 05 Dec 2021)
Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle says allegations of cocaine taking are "deeply concerning".
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Online Safety Bill : What to expect (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Politicians are due to give their recommendations for the landmark piece of legislation.
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NI 100: Signing of Anglo-Irish Treaty marked 100 years on (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
The treaty created an independent Irish Free State but led to the Irish Civil War.
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Matt Hancock: Breaking Covid guidance 'failure of leadership' (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
The former health secretary Matt Hancock tells the BBC he is "sorry for all the people I let down".
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Levelling up: Government white paper likely to be delayed to 2022 (Sun, 05 Dec 2021)
Labour accuses the government of being in "disarray", but ministers promise to tackle regional inequality.
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Storm Arwen: Business secretary says power cuts unacceptable (Sun, 05 Dec 2021)
The electricity supplier for the North East says thousands of homes are still without power.
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Covid: Travel changes too late to halt potential new wave - scientist (Sun, 05 Dec 2021)
The return of pre-departure Covid tests for travellers to the UK will come into force on Tuesday.
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Barry Sheerman: Longest-serving Labour MP to step down (Sun, 05 Dec 2021)
Barry Sheerman says he is looking forward to spending more time with his family.
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UK drug strategy overhaul to focus on recovery not prison (Sun, 05 Dec 2021)
Changes expected on Monday are set to include getting users out of the criminal justice system.
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Covid: Met reviews Labour MPs' complaint over No 10 party claims (Sun, 05 Dec 2021)
The London force says it does not routinely investigate "retrospective breaches" of Covid regulations.
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Bid to end visa fee for UK's foreign-born veterans (Sat, 04 Dec 2021)
Two MPs who served in the Army want to scrap the £2,389 charge for those with five years' service.
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I now feel less safe as a gay man - MP Chris Bryant (Fri, 03 Dec 2021)
The Labour MP accuses the government of stoking a culture war that will harm anyone "slightly different".
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Downing Street party: Video shows staff joking at mock press conference (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
A video obtained by ITV News shows staff joking about a No 10 Christmas party during a mock press conference.
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Afghanistan: UK officials silent as MP alleges cover-up (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Labour's Chris Bryant confronted UK diplomats with a letter seeming to contradict the prime minister.
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Afghanistan evacuation: Dyer on Boris Johnson helping animals (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
An animal welfare campaigner says the PM did “intervene" to help get a charity's animals and staff from Afghanistan.
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Boris Johnson on getting charity's animals out of Kabul airport (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Boris Johnson says the August evacuation operation from Afghanistan was "one of the outstanding military achievements of the last 50 years or more".
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Foreign Office staffing as Taliban took over Afghanistan (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Sir Philip Barton is asked about his holiday plans ahead of western troops pulling out of Afghanistan and a Taliban take over.
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NI 100: What was the Anglo-Irish Treaty? (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
One hundred years ago British and Irish delegates gathered in 10 Downing Street to sign it.
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Will the Conservatives hold on to traditionally-safe North Shropshire seat? (Sat, 04 Dec 2021)
The BBC's Jonathan Blake talks to voters in the West Midlands constituency ahead of the by-election.
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Social care: 'I wouldn't be able to cope without my carers' (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
As the government publishes detailed plans for social-care funding, BBC News asks carers and clients whether the changes are sufficient.
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Does Nicola Sturgeon's legacy rely on indyref2? (Mon, 29 Nov 2021)
Nicola Sturgeon still aims to deliver independence - but is her legacy as first minister secure even without it?
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All-party groups: Calls for stronger anti-lobbying rules for MPs (Sun, 28 Nov 2021)
MPs face tighter rules on second jobs - but what about lobbying through all-party groups?
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Social care: What could changes cost you and your family? (Tue, 23 Nov 2021)
MPs have backed government plans to reform social care in England, but some say they don't go far enough.
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Why do migrants leave France and try to cross the English Channel? (Fri, 26 Nov 2021)
Rising numbers of migrants are trying to cross the English Channel in small boats.
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North Shropshire: What to expect from an unexpected by-election (Thu, 25 Nov 2021)
The NHS, agriculture, universal credit and sleaze are all on the agenda for local voters.
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North Shropshire by-election 2021: The candidates standing (Thu, 02 Dec 2021)
People in the North Shropshire constituency head to the polls on 16 December to elect an MP.
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Which MPs have second jobs and how much do they earn? (Tue, 16 Nov 2021)
Boris Johnson is proposing to ban MPs from acting as paid political consultants - Labour is also calling for a ban.
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COP26: How might decisions at the climate summit change our lives? (Mon, 15 Nov 2021)
The changes made at COP26 in Glasgow could have implications for the way we live.
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Preston council: English city hopes recovery fortunes lie in Spanish model (Sun, 07 Nov 2021)
A Labour council is trying to do something different to boost its area - and Westminster is watching.
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Ashok Kumar: Teesside's gentle, tenacious and respected pioneer (Sun, 07 Nov 2021)
The Indian-born chemical engineer who overcame racism to win over his Teesside constituents.
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What does 'sleaze' mean when politicians use it? (Fri, 05 Nov 2021)
It's a catch-all term for scandal - and the opposition parties are trying to pin it on Boris Johnson.
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BBC News - Science & Environment

Fish ‘whoops and growls’ recorded on restored reef (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Recordings of fish 'whooping, croaking and growling' reveal reef coming back to life, scientists say.
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Indonesia's biodiesel drive is leading to deforestation (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Indonesia aims to use biofuels to cut greenhouse gas emissions, but it may damage its forests in the process.
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Ariel: Contract signed to build European planet telescope (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Airbus will lead the construction of the Ariel observatory which will study 1,000 distant worlds.
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Nasa unveils new class of astronaut candidates (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
The six men and four women could fly to the space station and on future missions to the Moon.
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Pacific Ocean garbage patch is immense plastic habitat (Sun, 05 Dec 2021)
Researchers discover coastal species living on debris miles from their natural surroundings.
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Climate change: Is ‘blue hydrogen’ Japan’s answer to coal? (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
The Fukushima disaster turned Japan away from nuclear. A new energy source may help it quit coal.
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Nasa: Belfast mathematician working towards her astronaut dream (Sun, 05 Dec 2021)
Dr Caoimhe Rooney, from Belfast, keeps one eye on calculus and the other fixed firmly on the stars.
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Gene edited sex selection may spare animal suffering (Fri, 03 Dec 2021)
A gene editing technique may prevent the slaughter of animals not needed by the livestock industry.
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COP26: UK 'nowhere near' meeting targets agreed at Glasgow climate summit (Thu, 02 Dec 2021)
Ministers are told they must agree tougher policies to get the UK on track to meet goals set at COP26.
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Sarah Gilbert: Next pandemic could be more lethal than Covid (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
More funding is needed to prepare for pandemics and prevent gains from being lost, Dame Sarah Gilbert says.
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Shell pulls out of Cambo oil field development (Thu, 02 Dec 2021)
The oil giant said the economic case for investment in the controversial project was "not strong enough".
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New plan to pay farmers who protect winter soil (Thu, 02 Dec 2021)
The empty brown fields of winter countryside could be transformed under new land subsidy rules for England.
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Scientists claim big advance in using DNA to store data (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
Scientists say they have made a major step forward in storing information in molecules of DNA.
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Rules to create gene-edited farm animals must put welfare first - review (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
Ethics experts publish a report as the government considers whether to allow gene-edited farm animals.
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2021 hurricane season was third most active (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season has now officially ended, and it's been the third most active on record.
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Germany signals shift to green economy (Wed, 24 Nov 2021)
Olaf Scholz will head a three-party coalition with broad plans for transition to a green economy.
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The small nuclear power plants billed as an energy fix (Fri, 19 Nov 2021)
A host of firms are developing mini nuclear reactors but questions remain over safety and costs.
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'I've seen irreversible change but hope too for planet' (Thu, 18 Nov 2021)
Over decades, correspondent David Shukman has seen climate change become our most important issue.
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Polluting greenhouse gases being sold online and smuggled to UK (Tue, 23 Nov 2021)
Experts say hydrofluorocarbons, which are used in fridges and aerosols, make global warming worse.
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Australia declares La Niña phenomenon has begun (Tue, 23 Nov 2021)
The climate pattern can lead to significant weather changes in different parts of the world.
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Seven ways to curb climate change (Fri, 12 Nov 2021)
What are the practical things countries need to do in order to tackle climate change?
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COP26: What was agreed at the Glasgow climate conference? (Mon, 15 Nov 2021)
A crucial climate change summit has been held in the UK which could change our lives.
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How green was the COP26 climate summit? (Fri, 12 Nov 2021)
A report has suggested the carbon footprint of the Glasgow summit is more than double that of COP25.
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COP26: How might decisions at the climate summit change our lives? (Mon, 15 Nov 2021)
The changes made at COP26 in Glasgow could have implications for the way we live.
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Nasa Dart asteroid spacecraft: Mission to smash into Dimorphos space rock launches (Wed, 24 Nov 2021)
A spacecraft has started its journey as it aims to deliberately nudge an asteroid off course.
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Why Mars-bound astronauts may go to Iceland first (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
With a similar landscape to other worlds, it could aid research into extra-terrestrial missions.
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Russian anti-satellite test adds to worsening problem of space debris (Tue, 16 Nov 2021)
Russia has destroyed one of its own satellites in orbit, prompting international condemnation.
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Nasa's Moon return pushed back to 2025 (Wed, 10 Nov 2021)
The first Nasa mission to return to the surface of the Moon has been delayed by one year to 2025.
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Upcoming Moon missions spur the search for new spacesuits (Fri, 26 Nov 2021)
Nasa has asked the private sector to design new spacesuits that can be used on the Moon.
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Universities to combat race bias in research (Wed, 24 Nov 2021)
English universities begin programmes to attract more ethnic minority students into research.
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Six ways shoebox-sized satellites are trying to change the world (Tue, 23 Nov 2021)
The CubeSat began as an educational tool but is now helping out humanity
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IBM claims advance in quantum computing (Wed, 17 Nov 2021)
The company unveils an advanced "quantum" processor that's part of an effort to build super-fast computers.
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The art of a great urban wildlife photo (Mon, 22 Nov 2021)
Andrew Budziak spends his nights photographing the animals of Toronto, Canada.
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The man turning cities into giant sponges to embrace floods (Thu, 11 Nov 2021)
Yu Kongjian's sponge city, based on ancient Chinese wisdom, seeks to change how we deal with floods.
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Can California save itself from the flames? (Sat, 13 Nov 2021)
Unprecedented drought and heat, combined with bad land management, have culminated in historic wildfires.
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COP26: Flooding lessons from Hull, a city below sea level (Fri, 12 Nov 2021)
Hull has been at COP26 to share its innovative approach to tackling flood threats with the world.
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Climate change: Seven ways to spot businesses greenwashing (Tue, 09 Nov 2021)
Firms often claim they are eco-friendly but how can you check they are as green as they make out?
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BBC News - Technology

Instagram announces changes ahead of political grilling (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Platform boss unveils new safety features a day before being quizzed by the US Senate.
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Ubisoft NFTs, called 'Digits', launch for in-game items (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Game maker Ubisoft is launching its in-game NFT system this week.
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Hacker named Bowser must pay Nintendo in piracy case (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Gary Bowser admitted to making hacking tools that allowed people to play pirated games.
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Chinese social media giant Weibo's shares fall in Hong Kong debut (Wed, 08 Dec 2021)
Last week, Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi said it will move its listing to Hong Kong from the US.
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Virgin Media O2 'completes' gigabit upgrade after two years (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Virgin Media O2 says it has completed a two-year upgrade of its entire network to gigabit speeds.
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US watchdog probes Tesla over solar-panel safety (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Fire risks were not properly disclosed by the company, a whistleblower alleges.
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Vishal Garg: US boss fires 900 employees over Zoom (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
"Last time I did this I cried," said the head of the online mortgage lender laying off 15% of his staff.
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Rohingya sue Facebook for $150bn over Myanmar hate speech (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The social media giant is accused of fuelling violence against the persecuted minority in Myanmar.
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Uber prices could rise 20% after UK ruling (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
In a move that will affect the whole taxi industry, a judge has ruled Uber must make contracts with its customers.
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Wall Street watchdogs probe Trump media firm deal (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
At the weekend the Trump Media and Technology Group said it had secured $1bn of investment.
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Byju's and the other side of an edtech giant's dizzying rise (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
Indian firm Byju's faces allegations of pursuing hyper growth using high pressure sales tactics.
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Online Safety Bill : What to expect (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
Politicians are due to give their recommendations for the landmark piece of legislation.
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Spar cyber attack hits more than 300 convenience stores (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
The attack targeted a company in Lancashire which operates Spar's tills and IT systems.
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What is artificial intelligence and why is it important? (Sat, 27 Nov 2021)
Many recent big advances in tech have one key thing at the heart of then: artificial intelligence.
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What are algorithms and how do they work? (Sat, 27 Nov 2021)
A huge amount of our lives is influenced by algorithms. Here's how they work.
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What are quantum computers and what are they used for? (Sat, 27 Nov 2021)
Companies around the world are racing to create a new generation of computers.
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Bitcoin: What are crypto-currencies? (Sat, 27 Nov 2021)
Fans of crypto-currencies say they are the future of money - but at what cost?
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How do you turn off the internet? (Sat, 27 Nov 2021)
How easy would it be for a government to block one of the biggest sources of news and information?
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Virtual yacht sells for $650,000 and other tech news (Fri, 03 Dec 2021)
LJ Rich looks at the best of the week's technology news stories.
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Why Mars-bound astronauts may go to Iceland first (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
With a similar landscape to other worlds, it could aid research into extra-terrestrial missions.
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Duolingo boss: 'Develop your social skills' (Wed, 01 Dec 2021)
Luis von Ahn, co-founder and CEO of language-learning app Duolingo, shares his business advice.
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‘I’m blind but technology helps me animate’ (Sun, 28 Nov 2021)
Elodie Bateson, 11, from Limavady who is blind has become an expert at making short animated movies.
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'World's fastest' all-electric plane and other tech news (Fri, 26 Nov 2021)
LJ Rich looks at the best of the week's technology news stories.
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Lara Croft: 25 years of Tomb Raider and a British gaming icon (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The team behind Lara Croft talk to Newsbeat about her history and where she goes next.
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Africa's patchy transport network gets a tech boost (Tue, 07 Dec 2021)
The first year of a free trade deal in Africa has spurred investment, but more needs to be done.
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The tech helping shops - and Santa - deliver this Christmas (Mon, 06 Dec 2021)
A number of tech solutions are out there to help retailers optimise sending out our presents.
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Why broken African phones are shipped to Europe (Tue, 30 Nov 2021)
A lack of recycling facilities in Africa has spurred one Dutch company to import broken phones.
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Can South Africa embrace renewable energy from the sun? (Tue, 23 Nov 2021)
South Africa's main electricity company Eskom plans to switch from using coal to renewable energy.
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The 99-year-old cyclist who has won a world silver medal (Mon, 22 Nov 2021)
How a former World War Two pilot came second in a cycling competition for older people.
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The small nuclear power plants billed as an energy fix (Fri, 19 Nov 2021)
A host of firms are developing mini nuclear reactors but questions remain over safety and costs.
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The mums using Instagram to offer advice to new parents (Thu, 18 Nov 2021)
Covid has led to an increase in parenting gurus using social media to support new mums and dads.
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