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Travel & transport from BBC stories as at 20:35 10 Apr 2021
- Devon and Cornwall police officers sacked after speeding
[10 hours old]: The policemen were on road safety duty when they drove at 89mph in a seized vehicle.

. Covid: When can I go on holiday abroad or in the UK?
[33 hours old]: Anyone in England who travels abroad without good reason will soon face a £5000 fine.

. How many people can I have a drink with? And other questions
[27 hours old]: We answer some of your questions about England's roadmap out of lockdown, and other Covid-related issues.

. What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?
[34 hours old]: The rules on how many people can meet outdoors are changing, as lockdown is eased.

. 'We found a baby on the subway - now he's our son'
[164 hours old]: Danny Stewart saw something on the floor of an NY subway station - soon he would treasure it more than anything.

. Covid-19: People can start thinking about foreign travel - Shapps
[27 hours old]: The transport secretary says people are no longer being advised against booking holidays abroad.


and in other news ...

* Prince Philip: Charles says dear papa was very special
[0 hours old]: The Prince of Wales says the Duke of Edinburgh would be "amazed" by the reaction to his death.

* Rachael Blackmore makes Grand National history
[0 hours old]: Rachael Blackmore becomes the first female jockey to win the Grand National with victory on Minella Times at Aintree.

* Big Brother star Nikki Grahame dies aged 38
[0 hours old]: The star, who appeared on the seventh series of Big Brother in 2006, had been fighting anorexia.

- Coronavirus: UK reports largest number of second jabs in one day
[3 hours old]: A total of 450,136 second doses were received on Friday - with 106,878 first doses also given.

* NI riots: Fourteen police hurt in another night of violence
[1 hours old]: On the Good Friday Agreement's anniversary, the Irish PM warns against a "spiral back" to violence.

- Prince Philip: What would you say to the Queen today?
[5 hours old]: People in Windsor tell us their messages for the Queen, as she mourns the loss of her husband, Prince Philip.

- Saint Vincent volcano: Island awakes to ash and sulphur smell
[4 hours old]: Inhabitants of St Vincent wake up to "extremely heavy ash fall" after the La Soufrière volcano erupted.

- Alibaba: Chinese regulator slaps huge fine on tech giant
[8 hours old]: The e-commerce company Alibaba Group is fined .75bn for violating anti-monopoly rules.

- Pope praises Prince Philip's 'devotion to family'
[7 hours old]: The Pope adds his condolences as tributes to the Duke of Edinburgh pour in from across the world.

- Covid: Over 100 Paris restaurant diners fined for violating rules
[4 hours old]: More than 100 diners at a Paris restaurant are fined and the manager arrested for violating Covid restrictions.

- In pictures: Tributes continue for the duke
[1 hours old]: Tributes continue to be paid to the Duke of Edinburgh after his death at the age of 99.

- How Prince Philip's death was reported worldwide
[4 hours old]: Media outlets around the globe break the news of the Duke of Edinburgh's death, aged 99.

- The Papers: Tributes to 'beloved' duke after a 'life of duty'
[15 hours old]: The death of the Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 99 dominates all of Saturday's papers.

- Prince Philip: A turbulent childhood stalked by exile, mental illness and death
[8 hours old]: In marrying, Philip was able to regain the "simple pleasures" of family life he had lost at eight.

- 'You look like you've had a heavy Christmas!' When the public met the duke
[7 hours old]: From a Christmas morning at Sandringham, to a Canadian hotel, here are some of your Prince Philip stories.

* Chelsea beat Palace to move back into top four
[1 hours old]: An impressive Chelsea move back into the top four of the Premier League with a dominant victory at Crystal Palace.

- Liverpool 2-1 Aston Villa: Reds end six-game Anfield losing run with comeback win
[3 hours old]: Trent Alexander-Arnold scores an injury-time winner as Liverpool come from behind to beat Aston Villa and end a run of six consecutive defeats at Anfield.

- Ten-man Leeds beat leaders Man City in stoppage time
[5 hours old]: Leeds United play the whole second half with 10 men as they secure an outstanding win and slow Manchester City's charge to the Premier League title.

* Prince Philip: What are the plans for his funeral?
[1 hours old]: What happens next in the days leading up to the ceremonial funeral for the Duke of Edinburgh?

- Prince Philip tributes: 'I wanted my grandchildren to remember this day'
[2 hours old]: People from all generations have come to Windsor to pay tribute to Prince Philip after his death.

- When the Queen was snapped 'giggling' at Prince Philip
[10 hours old]: A royal occasion descended into bewilderment and chuckles after a swarm of bees descended.

* Prince Philip on royal duty: In his own words
[0 hours old]: For some, the Duke of Edinburgh will be remembered most vividly for his public comments.

- Prince Philip: How the Royal Navy shaped the Duke of Edinburgh
[10 hours old]: From his rescue as a toddler to thwarting wartime sea raids, the duke - and his outlook on life - was shaped by the navy.

- Prince Philip: Duke's support for Aberfan families remembered
[13 hours old]: The duke visited the devastated village within hours of the tragedy that claimed 144 lives.

- Covid vaccine: How many people in the UK have been vaccinated so far?
[3 hours old]: The logistics of vaccinating millions of people across the country, as almost 32 million people receive at least one dose.

- Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in your area?
[3 hours old]: Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.


and in other older news ...

. Kim Jong-un warns of North Korea crisis similar to deadly 90s famine
[33 hours old]: Human rights groups say North Korea is facing dire food shortages and economic instability.

. Prince Philip: Family visits Buckingham Palace at 1am to lay flowers
[18 hours old]: Alex and his two children came to lay flowers at 01:00 BST in memory of the Duke of Edinburgh.

. Week in pictures: 3 - 9 April 2021
[20 hours old]: A selection of powerful images taken around the world this week.

. Lowry Beach Scene bought for £162k for Berwick-upon-Tweed
[19 hours old]: The "matchstick figures" artist, better known for his industrial scenes, used to holiday in Berwick.

. Sofagate: Turkey and the story of three presidents and only two chairs
[20 hours old]: When European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was left standing because of a lack of chairs in Turkey this week, she reacted with an audible "erm".

. La Soufrière: Thousands flee Caribbean volcano
[22 hours old]: La Soufrière on St Vincent island spews ash 6km into the air as thousands are evacuated.

. Greta Thunberg not planning on attending COP26 in Glasgow
[34 hours old]: She told the BBC she was concerned about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on attendance at COP26.

. Why the Chauvin trial ‘exhausts’ black America
[42 hours old]: Many say watching George Floyd's final moments is traumatising - and so is the fight for racial justice.

. Save our wine! Big freeze spells disaster for French vineyards
[28 hours old]: Vineyards in some areas are reporting extensive damage and the government is declaring a disaster.

. Vernon Kay on Game of Talents and why 'autocue ruined T4'
[20 hours old]: The TV presenter discusses his new ITV game show and why he really, really hates autocue.

. 'I went from spreadsheets to proning Covid patients'
[41 hours old]: Thousands of NHS staff, from dentists to physiotherapists, have been redeployed during the pandemic.

. Myanmar citizens flee to India to escape violence
[20 hours old]: India is the closest refuge for Myanmar nationals fleeing violence following February's military coup.

. Wedding venues: 'It's costing me £250,000 a month'
[22 hours old]: Wedding industry professionals rue their loss of income as the economy slowly reopens after lockdown.

. Prince Philip: An extraordinary man who led an extraordinary life
[32 hours old]: The Duke of Edinburgh's life was filled with contradictions but will be remembered most for his unstinting support of the Queen.

. 'Lockdown taught us we're more than just a gym'
[22 hours old]: On Monday, businesses will reopen after months of being closed, but can they adapt to the "new normal"?

. South African artists struggle with Covid theatre closures
[20 hours old]: The permanent closure of a top venue symbolises the struggle many performers are facing.

. From 'Porky' to goalie: Peru's presidential candidates
[19 hours old]: Eighteen presidential candidates are trying to convince Peruvians tired of politics to vote for them.

. The Queen and Prince Philip: An enduring royal romance
[20 hours old]: During their 73-year marriage, he was the Queen's public support and the person who knew her best.

. Prince Philip: Matt Smith and Tobias Menzies on playing the duke in The Crown
[20 hours old]: What was it like to take on the part of the Duke of Edinburgh in the award-winning Netflix series?

. Philip tributes: 'A rock, a hero and one of a kind'
[25 hours old]: Members of the public gather at Buckingham Palace to lay flowers and show support for the Queen.

. Prince Philip: Death of the Duke of Edinburgh announced
[27 hours old]: Crowds gathered outside Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and people laid floral tributes.

. Prince Philip: The Duke of Edinburgh's Award 'saved me from jail'
[26 hours old]: For pals James and Nathan, the awards are about more than hauling badly-packed rucksacks up hills.

. Obituary: HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
[32 hours old]: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, won widespread respect for his steadfast and constant support of the Queen.

. Prince Philip: 99 years, 143 countries and one very famous wife
[32 hours old]: He was the man beside Queen Elizabeth II - and arguably the world's most famous husband.

. The announcement of the death of Prince Philip
[32 hours old]: The BBC's announcement as Buckingham Palace confirms the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

. England lockdown: Countdown to freedom
[218 hours old]: As coronavirus restrictions are lifted - when can you return to your favourite activities?

. Covid: How are European countries tackling the pandemic?
[32 hours old]: Are European countries relaxing restrictions put in place to control a new wave of infections?

. Covid: When will I get the vaccine?
[51 hours old]: Under-30s will be not be offered the AstraZeneca vaccine, after concerns over rare blood clots.

. Rare blood clots - what you need to know
[51 hours old]: We take a look at why these unusual clots happen and when they occur.

. Covid: How to get a test for coronavirus
[34 hours old]: What are the tests for coronavirus, who are they for, and how do they work?

. AstraZeneca vaccine: How do you weigh up the risks and benefits?
[70 hours old]: A guide to the risks and benefits of receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.

. Covid: How does the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine work?
[56 hours old]: People under 30 are being offered an alternative to the AstraZeneca vaccine after a review into rare blood clots.

. What are the UK plans for Covid passports?
[106 hours old]: The government is considering how people could prove they are unlikely to transmit Covid.

. Covid: What is the rule of six and what are the social distancing rules?
[228 hours old]: Lockdown rules are being eased further in England and Wales so more people can meet up outside.

. Covid: Can my boss force me to go to work?
[219 hours old]: As lockdown restrictions ease ease gradually across the UK, what are the rules about going to work?

. Covid vaccines: How fast is progress around the world?
[32 hours old]: Charts and maps tracking the progress of Covid vaccination programmes.

. Coronavirus: When will pools, gyms and hairdressers open?
[101 hours old]: Lockdown has been eased further - but what does it mean for hairdressers, pubs and gyms?

. Covid: When can restaurants and pubs reopen and what are the rules?
[28 hours old]: Hospitality venues are set to gradually open up as lockdown eases across the UK.

. Lockdown rules: What are the restrictions in your area?
[35 hours old]: Use our search tool to find out about coronavirus rules and restrictions where you live.

. Coronavirus: What are the rules for places of worship?
[246 hours old]: Places of worship are open across much of the UK, despite lockdown.

. Coronavirus: Your tributes to those who have died
[249 hours old]: A collection of your tributes to some of the thousands of people in the UK who have died with coronavirus.

. Why is the EU unhappy with AstraZeneca?
[98 hours old]: The EU has called on AstraZeneca to "catch up" on its deliveries to the EU.

. What are the rules for weddings and when can I hold a reception?
[227 hours old]: Wedding ceremonies are still restricted across the UK, but the rules are easing.

. Covid: What’s the problem with the EU vaccine rollout?
[75 hours old]: The coronavirus vaccine is being rolled out across the EU but there have been delays.

. Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings?
[794 hours old]: As the UK cautiously unlocks, experts will review the evidence on when and where masks are needed.

. Unemployment rate: How many people are out of work?
[440 hours old]: The unemployment rate is rising as Covid hits different parts of the economy.

. Covid: What's happened to crime during the pandemic?
[331 hours old]: From dog theft to drug crime, lockdown has led to some big changes in policing.

. Covid: The inside story of the government's battle against the virus
[621 hours old]: Twenty of Downing Street's most senior politicians, officials and former officials take you "into the room" where essential Covid decisions were being made.

. Covid: The countries that nailed it, and what we can learn from them
[475 hours old]: A year into the pandemic, we look at countries that have had some success in tackling the virus.

. Race report: Was controversy part of the plan?
[176 hours old]: How the government handled the release of a contentious report on racial disparity in the UK.

. Letterbox contact: ‘Don’t my birth children have a right to know I’m dying?'
[260 hours old]: Diagnosed with a terminal illness, Hanna wanted to tell the twins taken from her at 16 - but had no way of reaching them.

. The cost of speaking up against China
[260 hours old]: Uyghurs abroad describe a pattern of harassment and intimidation they say is designed to silence them.

. The vaccine misinformation battle raging in France
[354 hours old]: Online conspiracy theories are exacerbating existing vaccine scepticism.

. Amazon defeats historic Alabama union effort
[25 hours old]: The contest was test for the e-commerce giant, which has faced global criticism for worker treatment.

. Is England's café culture set for a boost?
[30 hours old]: Councils tell the BBC more than 840 pavement licences have been granted in the biggest English cities.

. 'I'm on day eight and no Covid test has arrived'
[29 hours old]: Customers say they are being "scammed" by private firms failing to deliver Covid test kits and results.

. Greensill lobbying row: Rishi Sunak texts to David Cameron released
[42 hours old]: Labour calls for an inquiry into "lucrative contracts" awarded to an employer of the former PM.

. Home movers have a spring in their step, says the Halifax
[35 hours old]: The stamp duty holiday extension led to a "resurgence" in the housing market in March, the Halifax says.

. Workers with Down’s syndrome: ‘We feel safe’
[43 hours old]: Only 5.6% of adults with learning disabilities were in full-time employment last year, research shows.

. US blacklists seven Chinese supercomputer groups
[40 hours old]: President Biden's actions continue US moves to make it harder for China to obtain its technology.

. Prince William: Banks must do more to protect environment
[51 hours old]: The Duke of Cambridge says investing in nature is a cost effective way of tackling global warming.

. Wiltshire pub's new chalet 'breaks Covid rules'
[50 hours old]: The bar, with pizza oven and TV, does not comply with outdoor shelter guidelines, a council says.

. 'Satan Shoes' to be recalled as Nike agrees to settle lawsuit
[43 hours old]: The art collective that sold the customised sneakers will recall the shoes and offer full refunds.

. Why global tax talks are back on the agenda
[53 hours old]: International efforts to reform business taxation have been given new impetus by the new US administration.

. Morrisons to stop selling plastic carrier bags
[54 hours old]: The supermarket chain will remove 100 million plastic carrier bags from its network over the next year.

. Clubhouse: Is the audio app really worth bn?
[54 hours old]: A report suggests Twitter considered paying the sum for the rapidly growing live-audio app.

. Women could be owed 'lottery-winning' pension sums
[58 hours old]: Up to 5,000 female pensioners could be entitled to huge refunds under a little-known-rule, the BBC has learned.

. Asos 'rips up the playbook' for pandemic boost
[58 hours old]: Sales and profits soar at the online fashion group, which now has 25 million customers around the world.

. Are pay-by-the-minute booths the future of work?
[68 hours old]: A Singapore-based firm has come up with a useful alternative when working from home is inconvenient.

. Five animals to spot in a post-Covid financial jungle
[116 hours old]: As the world prepares for an economic reset, several creatures have emerged to help you navigate your way.

. CEO Secrets: 'Older customers want the personal touch'
[77 hours old]: A ready meal delivery firm targeting older customers says the business was going nowhere until they started taking phone orders.

. Mother-daughter relationship turned upside down by Covid
[99 hours old]: Margaret and Cordelia have seen a reversal in their financial relationship due to the pandemic.

. 'Why do I feel pressure to be an entrepreneur?'
[108 hours old]: Having a side hustle isn't for everyone.

. 'We went here, there and everywhere to make it happen'
[116 hours old]: Budding academic entrepreneurs say that scientific discovery is only the start of the journey.


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