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Coronavirus: Hundreds of flu patients to be tested by UK hospitals and GPs
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:18:58 GMT
It comes as several schools close and some office workers are sent home due to virus fears.
London firms sending staff home amid coronavirus fears
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:17:57 GMT
Three companies have now asked employees to work from home as a "precautionary measure".
Ironbridge flooding: Emergency evacuation as defences 'overwhelmed'
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:00:29 GMT
Police evacuate part of a Shropshire town as barriers are "overwhelmed" by rising river water.
Canary Islands sandstorm: Passengers flown to Malaga without bags
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:17:23 GMT
Jet2 flies holidaymakers stuck in Tenerife to Malaga, but their bags are not on board.
Yousef Makki death: Boy who stabbed teen gets early release
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:37:21 GMT
The release of Joshua Molnar comes days before the anniversary of Yousef Makki's death in Cheshire.
Sajid Javid: Plan to remove advisers not in 'national interest'
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:55:22 GMT
The ex-chancellor tells MPs No 10's plan to remove his advisers was not in the "national interest".
Grenfell Tower fire: Protection for spoken evidence guaranteed
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:37:16 GMT
Anything said by witnesses to the inquiry will not be used to prosecute them, the attorney general says.
UK weather: Snow and ice to bring travel disruption
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:44:18 GMT
Forecasters say parts of the Midlands and southern England could see their first snowfall of winter.
Police warn of 'inadequate safety' at Greta Thunberg protest
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 18:16:18 GMT
Police said there was a risk of "falls and crushing" if thousands of people joined the Bristol protest.
'No excuses for not cutting crime', Patel tells police
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:40:52 GMT
The home secretary signals the return of crime targets, saying "outcomes" in key areas will be measured.
Greggs paper bag lands student in court on littering charge, 11 years later
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:06:04 GMT
Grace Firth was fined £40 after pleading guilty to a littering offence which happened in March 2009.
'Just call me Harry', prince tells tourism conference in Edinburgh
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:08:35 GMT
The Queen's grandson speaks at an event in Edinburgh weeks ahead of stepping down from royal duties
Tenerife coronavirus hotel: 'It's only day two and we're struggling'
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:58:19 GMT
Hannah Green and her family are in the hotel in Tenerife that's been quarantined by Covid-19 fears.
'We cancelled our holiday because of coronavirus'
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 00:04:15 GMT
Peter and Jill Baker have been left out of pocket over their decision to cancel a holiday in Italy.
Nurse's request for premature baby sleeves is viral hit
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:31:25 GMT
Knitters from all over the world are helping premature babies be more comfortable in hospital.
Secret doorway in Parliament leads to historical treasure trove
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 01:10:59 GMT
Historical treasures - and evidence of a beer-fuelled party - are uncovered in the Commons restoration.
'How do I convince the Home Office I'm a lesbian?'
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 00:32:26 GMT
More than 1,500 people claim asylum in the UK each year, claiming that they are persecuted for being gay. But it's not an easy thing to prove.
Housing crisis: Where are the most new homes being built?
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 01:13:26 GMT
More and more new homes are needed to house a growing population - but where are they springing up?
Coronavirus: Will I get paid if I self-isolate?
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:43:23 GMT
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says Britons returning from locked-down Italian towns must self-isolate.
NHS Hospital: What it's really like working in A&E
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 00:09:32 GMT
The BBC followed staff in a busy A&E unit who say they're under pressure all year round.