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Paul Givan told he must resign as NI first minister

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 1:59pm
Days after he got the role, the Democratic Unionist Party MLA is told he will have to resign when a new leader takes over.

Man looking for Mayfair 'guardian angel' who saved his life

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 1:46pm
A woman helped Mathew O'Toole while he was suffering from a stroke in Wigmore Street, Mayfair.

Juneteenth: After decades, Opal Lee finally gets her day off

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 1:22pm
Opal Lee campaigned for years for a national holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the US.

England fast bowler Stone out for season with back injury

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 1:00pm
England fast bowler Olly Stone is ruled out of the remainder of the summer with a stress fracture of the back.

Fears Liverpool may lose World Heritage status

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 11:49am
Figures from politics and football urge Unesco not to strip the city of the prestigious status.

'A perfect storm' - when Wales humbled Italy, by those who were there

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 10:20am
Before Wales face Italy at Euro 2020, BBC Sport Wales relives their famous 2002 win over the Azzurri with those who were there that night.

Iran election: Hardliner Raisi set to win in first round

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 8:25am
Vote-counting shows Ebrahim Raisi - Iran's top judge - has so far received 62% of the vote.

Mosh pits and no masks at Download Festival pilot

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 8:17am
This weekend's Download Festival is part of a live event trial to see if large-scale gatherings are possible.

Download Pilot Festival: Rock and metal event returns post-Covid

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 8:00am
Rock and metal fans are dusting off their devil horns for the first Download Festival in two years.

Ipswich: 'It's surprising we have the lowest Covid rate'

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 7:56am
Why does Ipswich have the lowest coronavirus figures in England?

Unknown pleasures: Charting the rise of Factory Records

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 7:29am
A show charting Factory Records - from punk start-up to "influential force" - opens in Manchester.

'I trained for a 1,000-mile cycle on chemotherapy'

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 7:26am
Terminally ill Gaz Emmerson is cycling the length of Great Britain to raise money for others with sarcoma.

Euros On This Day - 19 June: Terry's last-gasp clearance, Del Piero delights, and Czechs bounce back to stun Dutch

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 6:11am
BBC Sport rounds up the best archive action from 19 June in European Championship history.

Covid: Setback for EU in AstraZeneca legal fight and Download Festival resumes

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 5:21am
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Saturday morning.

Milkha Singh: India's 'Flying Sikh' dies from Covid

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 4:31am
The country's most famous athlete ran for his life as a child and then ran to win medals.

Chesham and Amersham by-election defeat a warning shot, says Tory co-chairman

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 3:27am
Planning reforms for England and HS2 rail had dominated campaigning in Chesham and Amersham.

Myanmar coup: UN calls for arms embargo against military

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 2:34am
In a rare move, the UN condemns the overthrowing of Aung San Suu Kyi and calls for an arms embargo.

Abortion rights: US Catholic bishops face clash with Biden

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 2:08am
US Catholic leaders begin a process that may call for the president to be barred from Holy Communion.

Timothy Spall: 'I was crying, swearing and chucking paint'

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 12:41am
He's played Lowry and Turner, and now the actor explains how he came to be holding his own art show.

Euro 2020: How Scotland's 'colossal' Billy Gilmour dominated at Wembley

Sat, 19/06/2021 - 12:32am
BBC Sport pundits Danny Murphy and Charlie Adam praise the performance of Billy Gilmour in Scotland's 0-0 draw against England

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