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March 25, 2020 - 04:54 PM

Prince Philip: My father was my teacher, supporter and critic - Princess Royal

The princess says she wants to follow her father's example of "a life well lived and service freely given".

Greensill: Lessons to be learnt over lobbying - Cameron

The ex-PM says he should have used "formal" channels, amid a row over his contacts with ministers.

Prince Philip: Funeral an 'ideal opportunity' to end royal rifts, says Major

Shared grief over Prince Philip's death is an "ideal opportunity" to mend rifts within the Royal Family, Sir John Major says.

Iran nuclear: 'Terrorist act' at underground Natanz facility

Iran's top nuclear official says an incident at its Natanz site was "nuclear terrorism".

Bafta Film Awards 2021 kick off with Duke of Edinburgh tribute

The biggest night in the British film calendar is taking place at the Royal Albert Hall.

New Christ statue in Brazil's Encantado to be taller than Rio's

A head and outstretched arms have been added to Christ the Protector in the southern city of Encantado.

Coronavirus: UK sets new record for Covid jab second doses

A total of 475,230 second jabs were given on Saturday, along with 111,109 first vaccinations.

US army officer sues police over violent traffic stop

A black army lieutenant files a lawsuit against two policemen in Virginia after being pepper-sprayed.

NI riots: Adult influence in disorder 'amounts to child abuse'

Young people rioting in Northern Ireland are being "exploited", says the children's commissioner.

St Vincent volcano: Power cuts after another 'explosive event'

Monitors report another "explosive event" at a volcano on the now ash-covered Caribbean island of St Vincent.

Baby found dead in Bilston supermarket car park

West Midlands Police issue an urgent appeal to the baby's mother to come forward.

Covid-19: Police 'regret' halting church's Good Friday mass

Video of officers addressing the congregation, from the altar, circulated online.

Elephant calf rescued from bottom of well in India

An elephant calf has been rescued from the bottom of a dug well in India's Odisha state.

Bafta Film Awards 2021: Red carpet in pictures

The biggest night in the British film calendar, the Bafta Awards, is taking place in London.

Gyms re-opening: 'Everyone's raring to go - but take it slow'

Gyms open in England this week, but people should "take it slow" to get their fitness levels back.

Lockdown eases: How we fit bras at a social distance

Bravissimo's Leanne Cahill explains how her shops will work when they reopen after lockdown.

Saving green turtles... by cooling their eggs

Warmer sand temperatures from climate change are leading to way more females being hatched than males.

Your pictures on the theme of 'my favourite food'

A selection of striking images from our readers on this week's theme.

Ash falls like snow after St Vincent volcano eruption

Huge plumes of smoke filled the sky above the Caribbean island, forcing thousands from their homes.

Prince Philip: What would you say to the Queen today?

People in Windsor tell us their messages for the Queen, as she mourns the loss of her husband, Prince Philip.

How Prince Philip's death was reported worldwide

Media outlets around the globe break the news of the Duke of Edinburgh's death, aged 99.

Prince Philip: The Royal Navy years

Prince Philip's Royal Navy years were a defining experience, and led to him meeting Princess Elizabeth.

Moscow's palatial Yeliseyevsky food hall closes after 120 years

The iconic supermarket on Tverskaya Street in central Moscow first opened its doors 120 years ago.

Covid-19: Debunking the latest wave of medical misinformation

A round-up of the latest false and misleading posts about Covid-19 going viral on social media

Rachael Blackmore: Historic Grand National triumph for modest trailblazer

The rise of jockey Rachael Blackmore - the modest trailblazer who made Grand National history

‘I can’t wait to go shopping again, it's been ages’

Some are eager to hit the High Street when non-essential shops reopen on Monday - but others remain wary.

Ghana's farmers eye sweet success from chocolate

Ghana is the world's second largest cocoa producer but sees little of the profits from chocolate - for now.

'You look like you've had a heavy Christmas!' When the public met the duke

From a Christmas morning at Sandringham, to a Canadian hotel, here are some of your Prince Philip stories.

Bafta Film Awards 2021: The winners and nominees

See the winners so far and all the nominees for this year's British Academy Film Awards.

Rescheduled Dubai Expo hopes to attract 25 million visits

The event sees countries using pavilions to show off the latest in architecture and technology.

Vernon Kay on Game of Talents and why 'autocue ruined T4'

The TV presenter discusses his new ITV game show and why he really, really hates autocue.

'I went from spreadsheets to proning Covid patients'

Thousands of NHS staff, from dentists to physiotherapists, have been redeployed during the pandemic.

Tottenham Hotspur 1-3 Man Utd: Edinson Cavani scores as visitors fight back

Manchester United come from behind to win at Tottenham with Edinson Cavani scoring a superb diving header.

Lingard scores twice as West Ham survive late Leicester comeback

Jesse Lingard continues his stunning form with West Ham by scoring twice in the first half to set the Hammers on course for a crucial victory over fellow Champions League hopefuls Leicester City.

Leicester's Maddison, Choudhury and Perez dropped for Covid-19 breach

Three Leicester players, including England midfielder James Maddison, were dropped for the 3-2 defeat at West Ham for breaching Covid-19 protocols.

Rangers close in on unbeaten season after beating Hibs

Rangers are just four games from an unbeaten Scottish Premiership campaign after defeating Hibernian at Ibrox.

Ireland v France in Women's Six Nations in doubt amid new quarantine rules

Ireland's Six Nations game against France on Saturday could be in doubt because of new quarantine rules introduced by the Irish government.

What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

The rules on how many people can meet outdoors are changing, as lockdown is eased.

Covid: When can restaurants and pubs reopen and what are the rules?

Hospitality venues are set to gradually open up as lockdown eases across the UK.

How many people can I have a drink with? And other questions

We answer some of your questions about England's roadmap out of lockdown, and other Covid-related issues.

England lockdown: Countdown to freedom

As coronavirus restrictions are lifted - when can you return to your favourite activities?

Covid: When can I go on holiday abroad or in the UK?

Anyone in England who travels abroad without good reason will soon face a £5000 fine.

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in your area?

Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

What are the UK plans for Covid passports?

The government is considering how people could prove they are unlikely to transmit Covid.

Covid: How does the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine work?

People under 30 are being offered an alternative to the AstraZeneca vaccine after a review into rare blood clots.

AstraZeneca vaccine: How do you weigh up the risks and benefits?

A guide to the risks and benefits of receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.

Rare blood clots - what you need to know

We take a look at why these unusual clots happen and when they occur.

Covid: When will I get the vaccine?

Under-30s will be not be offered the AstraZeneca vaccine, after concerns over rare blood clots.

Covid vaccine: How many people in the UK have been vaccinated so far?

The logistics of vaccinating millions of people across the country, as almost 32 million people receive at least one dose.

Covid: How are European countries tackling the pandemic?

Are European countries relaxing restrictions put in place to control a new wave of infections?


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