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Virus-hit self-employed to receive second payment

29 May 2020 - 5:11pm
Applications for a "second and final" grant of up to £6,570 will open in August, the chancellor says.

Harvey Weinstein: Four more women accuse producer of assault

29 May 2020 - 4:53pm
The disgraced movie producer is currently serving a 23-year prison sentence for rape.

'I could hardly walk' - Leicester boss Rodgers reveals he had coronavirus

29 May 2020 - 4:44pm
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says he "had no strength" after contracting the coronavirus in March.

PlayStation 5: Sony confident coronavirus won't change release plans

29 May 2020 - 4:00pm
The CEO of PlayStation reveals how it's responded to coronavirus as it prepares to release the PS5.

Coronavirus: Police issue 17,000 fines for lockdown breaches

29 May 2020 - 3:20pm
Figures show a reduction in the number of people fined since lockdown rules were eased in England.

Coronavirus: Chancellor set to outline furlough scheme changes

29 May 2020 - 2:30pm
The government is currently paying part of the wages of more than 8 million furloughed workers.

UK weather: Sunniest spring since records began

29 May 2020 - 2:27pm
England is set to have its driest May in 124 years as some areas warn of drought conditions.

Uzma Khan: An actress assaulted, a jealous wife and a viral video in Pakistan

29 May 2020 - 2:01pm
Uzma Khan was beaten by three rich women and their guards. Why is this not a headline in Pakistan?

Minneapolis unrest: CNN reporter arrested live on air

29 May 2020 - 1:41pm
Omar Jimenez was reporting on protests in Minneapolis when he was detained by officers.

Calls for Covid exemptions for Irish Olympians

29 May 2020 - 1:31pm
Athletes back the Olympic Federation of Ireland's call for exemptions to current Covid-19 restrictions to assist competitors training for the Tokyo Games.

Islamic State: RAF carries out four air strikes in May

29 May 2020 - 1:26pm
The Ministry of Defence says the strikes in Iraq on the Islamic State group all hit their targets.

Richard Sambrook to review BBC's social media use

29 May 2020 - 1:02pm
The former director of global news at the BBC will examine online posts from programmes and staff.

Coronavirus: Pilot flew to Anglesey 'to go to the beach'

29 May 2020 - 12:56pm
Airfield staff thought the pilot made an emergency landing but he came to enjoy the coast, a report says.

'Cannabis burned during worship' by ancient Israelites - study

29 May 2020 - 12:42pm
Cannabis residues have been found on an altar in an ancient desert temple in Israel.

Robbie Williams to rejoin Take That for virtual gig

29 May 2020 - 12:31pm
The old band are (almost all) back together for a charity event, broadcast from each of their homes.

Coronavirus: What help are self-employed getting from government?

29 May 2020 - 12:19pm
What is being done for the five million self-employed people in the UK facing a sudden loss of income?

Coronavirus: New mortgage holiday should affect credit rating, says Nationwide boss

29 May 2020 - 12:11pm
The UK's biggest building society says struggling applicants should be flagged to lenders.

George Floyd death: Minneapolis clashes run into third night

29 May 2020 - 12:06pm
Images show how unrest spread in Minnesota after the death of George Floyd in police custody.

Coronavirus: Trial backlog 'adding to risk of mob justice'

29 May 2020 - 11:48am
Solicitors warn of an increase in vigilantism, but ministers say they are working hard to clear cases.

Teepee built at East Bergholt school to allow social distancing

29 May 2020 - 11:32am
The structure was constructed by staff at an events company whose children attend the school.


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