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Uber: taxi refusals make man feel 'second-class citizen'

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 00:37
Dan Williams says he and guide dog Zodiac have been refused taxi rides more than 100 times.

Coronavirus: 'Confused picture' as some salons unable to open

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 00:36
Plans to reopen hair salons without the wider beauty industry in Wales are described as "ridiculous".

Racism and statues: How the toxic legacy of empire still affects us

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 00:36
BBC News presenter Clive Myrie says racism was the rocket fuel that fuelled British conquest of much of the planet - and its effects are still felt today.

Coronavirus: Climate change 'bigger threat' than Covid-19

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 00:34
The environment should be a priority as plans for a post-Covid future are made, NHS staff say.

Duchess of Cornwall 'can't wait to hug' her grandchildren

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 00:33
The Duchess of Cornwall tells the BBC of her experiences during lockdown and fears over its impact.

Coronavirus: Dad reunited with family after three months

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 00:18
Kerem Koseoglu was stuck in Turkey for three months, then had to wait two weeks to see his daughter.

Police urge Scottish councils to limit protests

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 00:16
A senior police officer has written to councils saying demonstrations pose risks to public safety.

Newspaper headlines: China's warning to UK and 'naughty Tory' on trial

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 00:10
The front pages feature tensions between the UK and China and an ex-MP on trial for sexual assault.

Can Rishi Sunak save your job? Five things he may do

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 00:05
Here are five things to look out for in the Chancellor’s Summer Update on Wednesday.

Nigel Slater's Toast returns in digital production

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 00:02
It has been a TV film, a play and now the chef's memoir has been adapted to help a local theatre.

Coronavirus: Pubs close after positive tests

Mon, 06/07/2020 - 23:49
At least three pubs in England announce they have closed just days after opening their doors again.

Racism and statues: How the toxic legacy of empire still affects us

Mon, 06/07/2020 - 23:10
BBC News presenter Clive Myrie visits Bristol and explores its colonial legacy.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson criticised over care home comments

Mon, 06/07/2020 - 22:50
The PM said "too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures" during the virus outbreak.

Domestic Abuse Bill: MPs back ban on 'chilling rough sex defence'

Mon, 06/07/2020 - 22:19
The Domestic Abuse Bill now rules out "consent for sexual gratification" as a defence for causing serious harm.

‘They paused my chemo because of Covid’

Mon, 06/07/2020 - 19:53
Thousands of cancer patients have had treatment halted or delayed because of Covid-19.

New Brighton sea death victim 'trying to help dog rescuer'

Mon, 06/07/2020 - 19:33
The victim was pulled from the water along with a man and a dog off the coast of New Brighton.

Bianca Williams stop: Police 'want to discuss sprinter's concerns'

Mon, 06/07/2020 - 19:00
Bianca Williams and her partner Ricardo dos Santos were stopped while driving a Mercedes in London.

Two ambulance paramedics stabbed in Wolverhampton

Mon, 06/07/2020 - 18:54
A man was Tasered by police after the ambulance crew were stabbed in Wolverhampton.

Coronavirus restrictions: Indoor weddings allowed in NI from 10 July

Mon, 06/07/2020 - 16:18
At present, weddings are only allowed outside and with no more than 10 people present.

Arts industry welcomes £1.57bn govt support package

Mon, 06/07/2020 - 15:50
The arts sector is relieved at the £1.57bn cash injection but says more detail is needed.


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