BBC News - UK
BBC News - UK
Testing 'may not prevent new coronavirus wave' when schools reopen
3 Aug 2020 at 6:39pm
Scientists say the UK test-and-trace scheme is not yet good enough to stop a resurgence of coronavirus.
Scotland's results day: School pupils get their grades after exam-free year
3 Aug 2020 at 5:32pm
Grades were estimated by teachers after the coronavirus forced exams to be cancelled for the first time.
Twitter needs to act over racist abuse, says David Lammy
3 Aug 2020 at 2:21pm
The Labour MP got the backing of Home Secretary Priti Patel after receiving abuse over social media.
Coronavirus: Drive-through test motorist given parking fine
3 Aug 2020 at 6:13pm
Geoff Pugh received the fine after taking his family to a test site in a shopping centre car park.
Footballers can now get red cards for deliberate coughing
3 Aug 2020 at 11:41am
Players who cough in the face of other players or match officials can be red-carded, say football's rule-makers and the Football Association.
Lockdown: Tackling Cardiff Bay anti-social behaviour
3 Aug 2020 at 6:46pm
Officers were injured over the weekend as large groups once again gathered in Cardiff Bay.
Championship play-off final: Brentford and Fulham set for richest game
3 Aug 2020 at 11:53am
Brentford and Fulham meet in the Championship play-off final at Wembley on Tuesday evening, a match often dubbed the richest in football.
Edinburgh Festival late licence for pubs cancelled
3 Aug 2020 at 5:51pm
Pub owners are disappointed by the decision, saying the licences would have helped recoup some of their lockdown losses.
Russian hackers stole trade papers from Liam Fox email
3 Aug 2020 at 10:44am
Documents on UK-US trade negotiations were leaked in the run-up to the 2019 general election.
Government urges post-Brexit drug stockpiles
3 Aug 2020 at 10:21am
Firms should have six weeks' worth of post-Brexit drug stockpiles by the end of 2020, the government says.
Coventry refuse workers 'warned daily' over fence urination
3 Aug 2020 at 10:50am
They were found to be regularly relieving themselves on the same resident's fence and bush.
John Hume: Nobel Peace Prize winner dies aged 83
3 Aug 2020 at 10:09am
The former SDLP leader helped create the climate that brought an end to the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Virtual house hunting gets a pandemic boost
3 Aug 2020 at 4:00pm
Estate agents say demand has soared for tours of houses using virtual reality headsets.
How grades were worked out in Scotland's no-exams year
3 Aug 2020 at 5:40pm
Scotland's class of 2020 get their results, but for the first time they will not be based on exams. So, how have the grades been worked out?
Coronavirus in Scotland: Sturgeon 'would consider' closing pubs again
3 Aug 2020 at 8:06am
The first minister says shutting pubs and restaurants is an option she would take if the "delicate balance" was thrown off kilter.