Coronavirus: BAME risk report is published

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 2:18pm
Officials have analysed why more people from BAME backgrounds are dying with coronavirus.

Thirsk woman marks 100th birthday after meeting £18k standing up challenge

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 1:38pm
Joyce Richardson stood up more than 100 times to raise £18,000 for a hospice, before she turned 100.

George Floyd death: Trump's church visit shocks religious leaders

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 1:10pm
The divisive US president's visit to a church amid ongoing nationwide protests drew heavy criticism.

Shielders face dilemma: Should I go outside or not?

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 12:23pm
People in England and Wales shielding with health conditions are able to leave home. Some don't want to.

Coronavirus: Government criticised over use of testing data

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 11:46am
The head of the UK's statistics watchdog writes to Matt Hancock, saying data is "far from complete".

Tiger King: Joe Exotic's former zoo handed to rival Carole Baskin

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 11:33am
A US judge provides the latest chapter in a big cat saga that has gripped Netflix subscribers.

Premiership & Championship rugby union clubs to return to training

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 11:14am
Premiership and Championship clubs are allowed to return to non-contact, socially-distanced training.

The Infinite Monkey Cage: BBC radio show trials virtual audience

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 11:03am
Comedy series The Infinite Monkey Cage records its first episode with a live audience at home.

House prices see largest monthly fall for 11 years, says Nationwide

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 10:51am
The Nationwide says house prices fell 1.7% in May as the coronavirus crisis hit market activity.

George Floyd death: TV and radio stations mark 'Blackout Tuesday'

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 10:45am
Broadcasters and the music industry reflect on the death of George Floyd in police custody last week.

Coronavirus: RSC calls off 2020 performances and events

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 10:41am
The theatre company makes the "difficult decision" due to continuing social distancing rules.

Mayweather offers to cover Floyd funeral costs

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 10:23am
Former world champion Floyd Mayweather offers to pay the funeral costs of George Floyd, who died while being restrained by Minneapolis police.

Coronavirus: Deaths at lowest level since March

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 10:21am
Over 2,500 deaths linked to virus in most recent week, but overall fatalities still higher than normal.

Coronavirus: What might swimming pools be like after lockdown?

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 10:19am
Swimmers might have to arrive in their costumes, with limits on how many people can go in at a time.

Formula 1 season to start with eight races in Europe

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 10:09am
The 2020 Formula 1 season will start in Austria on 5 July, the first of a run of eight races in Europe.

Footballers should 'take a knee', says Kick It Out chair

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 9:57am
Kick It Out chairman Sanjay Bhandari says footballers should "feel free" to protest over the death of George Floyd and "should take a knee".

Skateboarder Brown, 11, 'lucky to be alive' after horrific training fall

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 8:18am
British skateboarder Sky Brown is "lucky to be alive" after a horrific fall from a ramp during training last week.

Costello & Bunce podcast: What does the future hold for Britain’s seven world champions?

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 8:02am
Mike Costello and Steve Bunce discuss what the future holds for Britain's seven world champions as boxing prepares for its return.

Coco, Marley and Me, and more movies to make you cry hard

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 7:27am
A critic asked Twitter users for their top tear-jerking films, and was overwhelmed by the response.

Coronavirus: Quarantine plan, NI hotels and Commons 'deadlock'

BBC News - 2 June 2020 - 7:15am
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this morning.


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