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Covid-19: Steve Aiken calls for executive unity on vaccine

The UUP leader calls for Stormont parties to work together as we reach a "critical stage" of the pandemic.

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Covid-19: Don't 'take brakes off' Covid measures, says leading...

Easing rules months before vaccines take effect would be a "huge mistake", Sage expert says.

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Half of calls to Met Police victim helpline unanswered

Victims calling the force's Crime Management Service are enduring long waits and hanging up.

Smith scores second century as Australia wrap up ODI series wi...

Steve Smith scores his second century in as many games as Australia beat India by 51 runs in the second one-day international to win the series.

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Covid in Scotland: Sturgeon defends handling of pandemic

Scotland's first minister says it is too soon to be comparing Scotland's record with England's.

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Turkey cull after bird flu discovered at Northallerton farm

All 10,500 turkeys will be culled after a strain of avian influenza was found in North Yorkshire.

Covid-19: Government adviser on vaccine announcement

A government adviser says there's likely to be news soon, but stresses that a vaccine "mustn't be rushed" because it "has to be safe".

'Fireball' dazzles in the sky in Japan

The ''fireball'' lit up the skies over wide areas of western Japan.

Arcadia: Sir Philip Green 'must plug Arcadia pension hole'

His retail empire, including Topshop and Dorothy Perkins, is understood to be on the brink of collapse.

World  /  Africa

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Authorities hunt for TPLF leadership

Prime Minister Abiy says this comes after the "last phase" in the conflict in the Tigray region.

Utah monolith: Has the mysterious metal object disappeared?

Utah officials and images on social media suggest the shiny desert structure has been taken down.

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Brexit: UK in 'last leg' of trade talks with EU, says Raab

The foreign secretary said a deal was possible if the EU side showed "pragmatism" in the coming days.

Reunited after the Manchester Arena bombing - BBC News

Usman was a teenage steward working at Manchester Arena. Sharon was a mum collecting her daughter from an Ariana Grande concert. This is their story of a night which changed both their lives and connected them to each other forever. Producer: Sa...

World  /  Africa

Farm workers killed in 'insane' Nigeria attack

Nigeria's president condemns an attack in which 43 labourers were "slaughtered" near Maiduguri.

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Covid: Police break up illegal rave in Digbeth warehouse

Bottles were thrown at officers who broke up the event at a disused warehouse in Birmingham.

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Londonderry: Van set on fire in 'reckless' pipe bomb explosion

Police say the device detonated in a residential area and "could have injured or killed".

The world's deepest diving pool in Poland - BBC News

Deepspot is a diving pool that goes 45.5m (150ft) down and provides a space for divers to train. It includes a ship wreck and separate chambers for divers to explore. Deepspot's president said he hopes the pool will also be used for training by ...

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Adam King: Six-year-old Irish boy's space ambition 'inspires' ...

Adam King from County Cork captured the hearts of TV viewers with dreams of joining a space mission.