Afghanistan-Pakistan quake: Cold puts homeless at risk

Aid workers have warned that some Afghans and Pakistanis made homeless by Monday’s earthquake could die from exposure. There is an urgent need for tents and blankets for those forced to spend Read More →

Australia’s return of Uluru to Indigenous owners marked 30 years on

The traditional indigenous owners of Uluru have marked 30 years since it was returned by the Australian government. Hundreds of people gathered by the isolated hill, popularly known outside Australia as Ayers Read More →

Ben Carson compares abortion to slavery

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, one of the current frontrunners for the Republican presidential nomination, wants to make abortion illegal in all instances, including cases of rape and incest. He told an NBC Read More →

US Federal Reserve refrains from interest rate rise

The Federal Reserve has decided to keep US interest rates unchanged after its latest meeting. The decision leaves short-term interest rates at record lows of 0% to 0.25%, the same level they Read More →

Royal Dutch Shell pushed into loss by charges

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a loss for the third quarter of the year, after taking a big charge to reflect the cost of halting major projects. The oil company reported a Read More →


The government is aiming to provide grants by April to mitigate the impact of Covid travel rules. Read More →

The world's airlines need another $70-$80bn of government aid to get through the pandemic, the Read More →

Sir Iain Duncan Smith and Joanna Lumley speak out about employees allegedly owed a total of £200,000 Read More →


The leaders of the US, France, Germany and other leading economies will meet in Cornwall in June. Read More →

Air industry bodies call for more support ahead of the UK's tighter quarantine rules on Monday. Read More →

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the action is needed to protect against the risk of new Covid stra Read More →


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CBBC star's mother, Lucy Lyndhurst, says his death has had a "catastrophic effect" on Read More →

Avenue Beat scored a breakout hit with the pandemic anthem F2020. So what do they do next? Read More →

The song came out of the blue to top the UK charts, breaking streaming records in the process. Read More →

Education & Family

Pupils in England can read works by popular authors online while schools stay closed in lockdown. Read More →

Replacement exam grades are likely to arrive earlier and be decided by teachers and a test. Read More →

The number of incidents reported to the child safeguarding panel in England rose by a quarter. Read More →

The UK prime minister wants girls' education in developing countries to be a key international Read More →

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It comes as the government urges people to "play their part" in helping to meet vaccinatio Read More →

Health groups say NHS staff fear prosecution over decisions if hospitals are overwhelmed. Read More →

The latest death and case figures should be a "bitter warning for us all", Public Health E Read More →

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