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Petrol supply: Crisis starting to ease, Boris Johnson says

bbc - 2 hours 49 min ago
The situation at fuel stations is "stabilising", says the PM, after days of queues and pump closures.

Amazon announces Astro the home robot

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 23:50
Astro can patrol the home when you're not there, or be remotely controlled.

James Bond: Daniel Craig's last film No Time To Die finally has royal premiere

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 23:38
No Time To Die is being released 18 months later than planned because it was delayed by the pandemic.

Michael Collins' walking stick sells for £52,000

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 23:28
The 100-year-old stick once owned by the Irish republican leader was expected to fetch about £10,000.

Italy: Statue of scantily-clad woman sparks sexism row

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 23:28
The bronze statue to honour a 19th Century poem is called "offensive" and "humiliating" to women.

Afghanistan: Al-Qaeda could threaten US in a year - general

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 23:24
Top US General Mark Milley says the Afghan Taliban have not broken their ties with the terrorist group.

Covid: Vaccine passport enforcement delayed in Scotland and PM meets bereaved families

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 22:52
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday evening.

Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces 'very important' Champions League game

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 22:28
Can Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer shake off a difficult set of results in the Champions League?

Greta Thunberg mocks world leaders' words at Youth4Climate

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 22:22
Greta Thunberg, the climate activist, uses a speech to mock world leaders, including UK PM Boris Johnson.

Fernandes, Lingard, Foden, Neville: Who's really in control of footballers' social media?

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 22:15
After Bruno Fernandes' penalty apology we look at who is running footballers' social personas.

Labour conference: Winning election more important than unity, says Sir Keir Starmer

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 21:59
The Labour leader tells the BBC his party has to change to avoid losing another general election.

Andrea Martin: En Vogue and Blu Cantrell songwriter dies at 49

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 21:57
The US R&B hitmaker also wrote tracks for Leona Lewis, Angie Stone, SWV, Blu Cantrell and Tomcraft

How many questions can you get right? Test your sports knowledge with this week’s Question of Sport Quiz.

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 20:10
Paddy McGuiness takes charge with the latest series of Question of Sport, so are you a sporting genius? Have a go at this week’s marathon-related quiz.

Chelsea midfielder Kante tests positive for Covid

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 20:05
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante tests positive for coronavirus and will miss Wednesday's Champions League tie with Juventus.

Delay to enforcement of Scottish vaccine passport scheme

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 20:00
Nicola Sturgeon announces a "grace period" before the new certification rules will be enforced.

What's in short supply and why?

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 19:43
Shortages are one thing we don't seem to be running out of in the UK right now.

'Gentleman, modest and one of Liverpool's greatest' - Roger Hunt obituary

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 19:17
Roger Hunt played with a willingness and desire for football's dirty work, but was a truly outstanding striker for club and country, writes Phil McNulty.

Root 'desperate' to go to Australia but does not confirm his place on Ashes tour

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 19:00
Joe Root says he is "desperate" to take part in the Ashes, but stopped short of confirming he will definitely lead England in Australia.

Injured Bale expected to miss Wales qualifiers

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 18:00
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is left out of Wales' squad through injury but Aaron Ramsey is included for World Cup qualifiers against Czech Republic and Estonia.

Atlas V: Rocket launch creates strange lights in UK sky

bbc - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 17:59
Amateur astronomers across the UK capture the strange cone-shaped lights from their back gardens.