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Covid-19: Can more mayors heal the 'North-South divide'?

2 March 2021 - 6:02am
Local leaders are pushing for more devolution, as England eases out of lockdown.

Sir Keir Starmer's critics in Labour become increasingly vocal

2 March 2021 - 6:00am
The Labour leader is not being strident enough in opposition, two ex-shadow ministers say.

Michael Gudinski: Australian music industry icon dies aged 68

2 March 2021 - 5:03am
The music industry icon championed stars including Kylie Minogue and brought huge acts to Australia.

Covid-19 variants pose 'real threat' to vaccine progress, CDC warns

2 March 2021 - 2:53am
A top health expert says highly contagious variants of the virus pose a "real threat" to the US.

Budget 2021: Chancellor set to announce £400m for arts sector

2 March 2021 - 2:20am
The funds will be aimed at helping museums, theatres and galleries in England reopen once restrictions ease.

Tourism hotspots hit hard by Covid-19 jobs crisis

2 March 2021 - 12:31am
Experts say the pandemic has exposed "underlying inequalities in the labour market".

Fortnite: From piano player to pro gamer - aged just eight

2 March 2021 - 12:12am
Joseph Deen tells the BBC about his ambitions after signing with a professional esports team.

Documenting emperor penguins in Antarctica

2 March 2021 - 12:09am
Stefan Christmann spent almost 15 months in Antarctica alongside 10,000 emperor penguins.

UK cruise ships scrapped in India's 'ship graveyard'

2 March 2021 - 12:09am
Months after being sold to buyers from outside the UK they were sold on as scrap.

Syria war: 'This is the price we had to pay for freedom'

2 March 2021 - 12:07am
Syrian civilians describe the devastating impact 10 years of war has had on them.

Dozens of arts freelancers lose out on Covid support over tax 'error'

2 March 2021 - 12:05am
Dozens of arts freelancers miss out on Covid support because of errors with their pay, Equity says.

Palestinian 'Techno Queen' Sama' Abdulhadi faces court over shrine event

2 March 2021 - 12:05am
DJ Sama' Abdulhadi is facing a court hearing following a music event near a West Bank holy site.

Back to school with a little bear and his hearing aids

2 March 2021 - 12:02am
How a picture book about a little bear who discovers he is deaf tells a personal story for its creators.

University to pay out £5k for 'less valuable' experience

2 March 2021 - 12:01am
Details of student complaints about Covid's impact are released - including one award of £5,000.

Aston Martin: The billionaire building 'a British Ferrari'

2 March 2021 - 12:01am
Lawrence Stroll, executive chairman of Aston Martin, tells the BBC he wants to build a firm with a "luxury profile".

Budget 2021: Five things to look out for

2 March 2021 - 12:01am
Tax rises and an extension of Covid support are both tipped to be announced in this week’s Budget.

The Papers: Digital travel passes and 'prayers for Philip'

1 March 2021 - 11:48pm
Plans for a vaccine passport to boost travel and fears over Prince Philip's health are among the front-page stories.

Should Saints be fearful about relegation after eighth defeat in nine games?

1 March 2021 - 11:32pm
Southampton topped the table 16 weeks ago but are now sliding towards the relegation zone. Is it time to be worried?

The new voice of The Simpsons character Dr Julius Hibbert

1 March 2021 - 11:20pm
Kevin Richardson is the first black actor to voice Dr Julius Hibbert on the television comedy.

Whose side could 'implode' without him? Garth Crooks' team of the week

1 March 2021 - 11:20pm
Who played the most glorious pass you will ever see? Whose performance had been a long time coming? Find out in Garth Crooks' team of the week.


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