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'Years to get children back on track after Covid'

22 October 2021 - 5:02pm
How the pandemic has affected child development in one primary school in north-east England.

Manchester Arena bomb: Man with alleged links has citizenship restored

22 October 2021 - 5:00pm
The man's citizenship was removed in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena attack which killed 22 people.

EU leaders give Merkel an ovation at final summit

22 October 2021 - 4:48pm
Chancellor Merkel bows out from her role at the EU's helm, praised as Europe's "compass".

Climate change: Why Australia refuses to give up coal

22 October 2021 - 3:58pm
Australia is the only rich nation still wedded to coal, despite urgent calls to stop its use.

Students sue Texas school district for banning long hair on boys

22 October 2021 - 3:45pm
Students were suspended and barred from school activities for wearing long hair, the lawsuit says.

Victims to get more time to report domestic abuse in England and Wales

22 October 2021 - 3:24pm
The home secretary wants to change the law after the BBC revealed a big rise in cases being dropped.

Alec Baldwin: What are prop guns and why are they dangerous?

22 October 2021 - 3:04pm
An incident involving US actor Alec Baldwin puts the spotlight on an item often used on film sets.

Delta 'Plus' Covid variant may be more transmissible

22 October 2021 - 2:51pm
It may be more contagious than Delta, but there is no evidence yet that it causes worse illness, experts say.

What is Covid Plan B and what are the rules across the UK this winter?

22 October 2021 - 2:46pm
Health service figures are calling for stricter Covid restrictions in England to protect the NHS.

Sunderland man comes face to face with man who raped him

22 October 2021 - 1:57pm
Chris Storey is waiving his right to anonymity in the hope of helping other people.

Sarah Everard: Five police officers facing action over social media messages

22 October 2021 - 1:29pm
Five officers have cases to answer over messages sent on WhatsApp and Signal, the police watchdog says.

Injection spiking: How likely is it?

22 October 2021 - 12:29pm
We speak to experts about reports of people being injected with drugs without them knowing.

Battle of Trafalgar: Once-a-year light on Nelson’s death

22 October 2021 - 11:18am
Trafalgar Day is marked with a service at Britannia Royal Naval College's chapel.

Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

22 October 2021 - 10:26am
A man is also being treated in hospital after the firearm was discharged on set in New Mexico.

In pictures: The Queen's busy October

22 October 2021 - 10:19am
The 95-year-old spent Wednesday night in hospital, after a busy few weeks of public engagements.

Nottingham bars to give women night off amid spiking reports

22 October 2021 - 10:16am
Bars are giving female staff the night off and closing early to coincide with a nightclub boycott.

Bernard Haitink: Celebrated classical conductor dies at 92

22 October 2021 - 10:14am
Bernard Haitink led the world's top orchestras in London, Amsterdam, Chicago and Dresden.

Brian Laundrie: Remains of Gabby Petito's fiancé found - FBI

22 October 2021 - 9:52am
A skull was reportedly found in the hunt for Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in Gabby Petito's death.

Long delay for hundreds of rape cases, says report

22 October 2021 - 9:44am
The Crown Court backlog could remain a problem for years, severely affecting victims, says a watchdog.

Biden says US will defend Taiwan if China attacks

22 October 2021 - 9:27am
His comments are an apparent departure from the long-held US position of "strategic ambiguity".

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