BBC UK News

May 19, 2020

Black Lives Matter: Campaign for black businesses has been 'extraordinary'

A campaign to support businesses run by black people has had an "extraordinary effect" on sales.

Coronavirus: Winchester teenager films lockdown documentary

Teenager Octavia Sanger is releasing her first documentary on an international streaming service.

UK immigration: At sea with migrants crossing the Channel

The BBC's Simon Jones encounters a boat full of migrants who have succeeded in reaching UK waters.

Screen-time messages designed to decrease phone use

A new project encourages adults to communicate more with their kids and focus less on their devices.

Firefighters tackle wildfire on Chobham Common in Surrey

Aerial footage from the area shows the scale of the fire.

Tashan Daniel: Murdered on the London Underground

The BBC followed Tashan Daniel's best friend Leon Haque as he attended the gruelling murder trial.

Patrick Hutchinson: Viral 'hero' launches new project

Patrick Hutchinson was photographed carrying a counter-protester to safety at a London anti-racism rally in June.

Boy who survived being swept out to sea thanks rescuers

Ravi Saini, 10, says the people who rescued him after he was swept out to sea are his "heroes".

Coronavirus: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge get frank bingo calling feedback

Asked how they had performed calling the bingo numbers, one resident could not hide her displeasure.

'Contemplating coming out of shielding was scary'

Susannah, 37, marks the end of chemotherapy and lockdown by going to a "shielding" day at a tearoom.

Natasha Lambert prepares for transatlantic sailing challenge

Natasha Lambert is preparing to sail across the Atlantic in a specially-adapted boat.

British Vogue September issue: Edward Enninful showcases activists of 'hope'

British Vogue's Edward Enninful says it was a "no-brainer" that the September issue would be about activism.

London's pop-up cycle lanes 'stopping disabled travel'

New cycle lanes impede wheelchair users from hailing taxis with ease in London, one campaigner says.

Burglar jailed after high speed car chase

Several police cars were rammed they tried to stop the man who had burgled properties in Wiltshire.

Student sends anti-bullying message through song

Hannah Lou Reid wipes away the names she was called at school throughout her music video.

Face mask found in chicken nugget in Aldershot

A mother says her daughter nearly choked on the face mask.

‘Why I run with a car tyre on my back’

Ben runs in the Peak District to boost his mental health after a suicide attempt two years ago.

Fireworks set off at Essex containers site blaze

Homes are evacuated as at least 10 containers catch fire at an industrial site.

Coronavirus: Journey from doctor to patient

The BBC follows the journey of an A&E doctor who recently recovered from Covid-19.

Pregnancy and coronavirus: How has giving birth changed during the pandemic?

The BBC's Stacey Dooley meets mothers, babies and midwives at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

James Lovelock: Gaia theory creator on coronavirus and turning 101

British scientist James Lovelock says population growth means something like the virus is "almost inevitable".

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