Vesuvius ancient eruption rescuer identified at Herculaneum, says expert

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 1:35pm
A body found at Herculaneum may have been part of Pliny the Elder's team sent to rescue residents.

Queen's Speech commits to Troubles legislation

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 1:10pm
New legislation to deal with the Troubles legacy will be set out in the coming weeks.

Freeports: What are they and where will they be?

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 12:52pm
Further details about England's new freeports were announced in the Queen's Speech.

The Queen's Speech in full

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 12:19pm
Queen Elizabeth ll opens Parliament, setting out the government's plans.

Ballymurphy Inquest: Coroner to publish findings

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 12:11pm
A priest and a mother of eight were among 10 people killed in Belfast after an Army operation in 1971.

Queen carries out first major royal duty since Philip's death

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 11:58am
The monarch attended the State Opening of Parliament, a month after the death of her husband.

Giraffes return to Edinburgh Zoo after 15 years

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 11:56am
Ronnie and Arrow arrived from Woburn Safari Park in Bedfordshire on Tuesday after traveling overnight.

Oli McBurnie: Police make arrest over incident filmed on phone

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 11:49am
A 24-year-old man has been arrested after a video emerged on social media appearing to show Sheffield United striker Oli McBurnie in an altercation with some young men.

Queen's Speech: Government unveils post-Covid recovery plan

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 11:46am
Boosting jobs and skills are key priorities - but social care reform is not among the 30 new bills.

Fowler in talks over Swindon job

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 11:43am
Robbie Fowler holds talks with Swindon Town over their managerial vacancy, BBC Radio Wiltshire understands.

Julia James: Man appears in court charged with PCSO murder

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 11:35am
Callum Wheeler, 21, from Aylesham, is accused of murdering the police community support officer.

Andy Murray & Liam Broady to play doubles at Italian Open

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 11:34am
Andy Murray is a late addition into the doubles draw at the Italian Open as he and fellow Briton Liam Broady enter as alternates.

MLB: Making a splash! - MLB fan fetches home run ball in Kayak

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 11:33am
Watch as Jake Cronenworth hits a splash shot with a lucky San Francisco Giants fan retrieving the home run ball in her kayak.

Russia school shooting: Children and teacher killed in Kazan

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 11:19am
Seven children and a teacher are killed in a shooting in the Russian city of Kazan, officials say.

Pret a Manger heads to Tesco in battle for new customers

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 11:16am
The sandwich chain will open cafes in some supermarkets in a bid to reach more people working from home.

FTSE 100 slides amid fears of rising inflation

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 11:08am
UK, US and Asian markets fall by around 2% amid worries that inflation is set to pick up.

Scottish schools warned over 'exam' question sharing on TikTok

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 10:27am
The Scottish Qualifications Authority tells schools they must investigate malpractice and penalise candidates.

NHS app ready to become vaccine passport next week

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 10:09am
People will be able to use the app for travel - but only if they have received two vaccine doses.

What is conversion therapy and will it be banned?

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 9:51am
"Abhorrent" practices aimed at changing sexual orientation or gender identity could be banned.

Bob Marley: 40th anniversary of the music pioneer's death

BBC News - 11 May 2021 - 7:55am
The reggae music legend died of cancer in 1981 aged just 36.


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