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Blackpool lightning strike: Tributes paid to killed boy

1 hour 49 min ago
The boy was taking part in a football coaching session when a thunderstorm hit Blackpool.

F1 clamps down on flexible rear wings after Hamilton's Red Bull claim

1 hour 55 min ago
Formula 1's governing body launches a clampdown on flexible rear wings amid suspicions some teams are bending the rules.

Israel-Gaza: Fears of war as violence escalates

2 hours 6 min ago
The barrage of Palestinian militant rockets and Israeli air strikes grows, in the worst violence in years.

Norman Lloyd: Tributes paid to Hitchcock and St Elsewhere actor following his death at 106

2 hours 22 min ago
He worked with Hitchcock, played tennis with Chaplin and made his final film with Judd Apatow.

NBA: Miami Heat beat Boston Celtics to secure play-off spot, Los Angeles Lakers win

4 hours 31 min ago
The Miami Heat secure a play-off spot with a 129-121 win at the Boston Celtics that all but condemns the Celtics to the newly established play-in tournament.

UK economy shrank by 1.5% in first quarter

4 hours 38 min ago
The UK economy shrank by 1.5% in the first quarter of 2021, as the country experienced a lengthy winter lockdown.

Juventus facing prospect of further European embarrassment amid Serie A struggles

6 hours 53 sec ago
Juventus face the prospect of further European embarrassment as they struggle to stake a top-four claim in Serie A.

Pep Guardiola: How Manchester City boss reinvented Premier League title winners

6 hours 6 min ago
Pep Guardiola learned from previous errors to renew his Manchester City side for the better, writes Guillem Balague.

US petrol supplies tighten after Colonial Pipeline hack

8 hours 19 min ago
Some petrol stations run out of fuel in the US southeast as the Colonial Pipeline remains shut.

Israel declares emergency in Lod as unrest spreads

8 hours 27 min ago
Riots sweep Lod as unrest grows after days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants.

Animal welfare plan unveiled by government

8 hours 56 min ago
The UK government introduces a wide-ranging plan to improve the welfare of some animals.

Accessibility and outdoor socialising: 'I feel unwelcome in my own city'

9 hours 21 min ago
Pippa Stacey, 26, faces "all kinds of obstacles" as venues sprawl on to pavements.

Social media firms could face fines over harmful online content

9 hours 43 min ago
The Online Safety Bill threatens media giants with big fines - but aims to protect political debate.

The Brits 2021: Great show, shame about the videos

10 hours 2 min ago
Fans say they loved seeing live music again, but weren't so keen on the pre-taped performances.

Covid: Medic memorial statue unveiled ahead of final finish

10 hours 18 min ago
The BBC is given a view of the first figure on the planned national emergency services memorial.

Violent crime falls sharply during Covid lockdown - study

10 hours 23 min ago
Researchers gathered data on violence-related injuries from 133 NHS centres in England and Wales.

Concerns over impartiality of school abuse review

10 hours 41 min ago
Ofsted cannot conduct an impartial review into allegations of sex abuse in schools, a teaching union says.

Universities could face fines over free speech breaches

11 hours 24 sec ago
Universities in England could face fines if they fail to protect free speech on campus under new legislation.

Liverpool City Council: Staff at council feared speaking out

11 hours 6 min ago
Government inspector Max Caller says staff at Liverpool City Council felt intimidated to speak out.

How Italy's healthcare staff survived the pandemic

11 hours 41 min ago
Nurses in Italy have been instrumental in helping to fight Covid-19 - but it's taken a heavy toll.