You are here

Subscribe to BBC World News feed BBC World News
BBC News - Home
Updated: 2 min 20 sec ago

Coronavirus: UK deaths rise to 2,352 amid rush to test medics

21 min 16 sec ago
The 563 deaths come as No 10 says testing for NHS frontline staff will increase after criticism.

Boxing board may run Covid-19 testing when sport returns

49 min 54 sec ago
The BBBofC "may have to consider" running Covid-19 tests on fighters as part of medicals when boxing returns to action.

Edinburgh festivals cancelled due to coronavirus

1 hour 13 min ago
The Edinburgh Fringe and four other major cultural festivals in the city will not take place this year.

Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage saved after £3.5m campaign

1 hour 13 min ago
Prospect Cottage in Dungeness had been at risk of being sold privately.

York woman fined for breaching coronavirus rules

1 hour 28 min ago
Police say prosecuting Marie Dinou, who was arrested at Newcastle Central Station, was a last resort.

Coronavirus: Spain's deaths pass 9,000 as infection rate slows

2 hours 57 sec ago
With more than 9,000 deaths, Spain has the second-highest number of fatalities caused by coronavirus.

Cricket and coronavirus: What will happen with 2020 season?

2 hours 59 sec ago
With the first seven weeks of the season already cancelled, what about the rest of the summer and beyond?

DJ Ace: High-risk people like me can get coronavirus and be fine

2 hours 8 min ago
BBC 1Xtra's DJ Ace puts out a message of reassurance for people with underlying health problems.

Coronavirus: Clear nights skies delight photographers

3 hours 7 min ago
Photographers in England capture amazing star trails, from home or on their daily exercise.

Premier League clubs in 'moral vacuum' and players should sacrifice salary - politicians

3 hours 51 min ago
Premier League clubs are living in a “moral vacuum” and players should be first to sacrifice salaries during the coronavirus pandemic, say politicians.

Coronavirus: What's young people's risk?

4 hours 3 min ago
A 13-year-old boy in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus has died. Are young people at risk?

British Grand Prix decision to be taken by end of April

4 hours 32 min ago
Silverstone and Formula 1 say they have until the end of April to decide whether the British Grand Prix can be held as planned on 17-19 July.

Hungry black hole may be cosmic 'missing link'

4 hours 34 min ago
Astronomers say they have found the best evidence yet for an elusive class of black hole.

Coronavirus: Sainsbury’s uses ‘loophole’ to keep Argos open

4 hours 42 min ago
Supermarket chain is accused of exploiting its essential business status to sell its Argos homewares.

BBC Sport's five things to do today

5 hours 42 min ago
Our team give you something to read, watch, try, listen and tell us - all in one place.

Match of the Day: Top 10 Premier League keepers - rank yours

7 hours 8 min ago
Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Ian Wright debate who is the greatest Premier League goalkeeper - and you can rank your top 10 too.

What a difference a month makes - images of how sport has changed in March

7 hours 10 min ago
A selection of striking imagery showing how sport has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic in March.

Coronavirus: Transforming London's ExCeL centre into Nightingale hospital

7 hours 50 min ago
The ExCeL centre has become the Nightingale and is due to start taking coronavirus patients this week.

Coronavirus: No wake, no funeral, just prayers in a cemetery

8 hours 19 min ago
How coronavirus has robbed families of traditional rituals associated with death.

Coronavirus briefing: UK testing criticised and Trump warns of 'painful weeks'

8 hours 20 min ago
Your morning briefing for Wednesday 1 April 2020.