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What time are the MTV VMAs tonight? How to watch from the UK; The VMAs is the first major live awards show to actually go ahead, as most events have been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Aug 30, 2020 281
Extraordinary life of Alexandre Dumas was even more exciting than his novels; Alexandre Dumas is celebrated with a Google Doodle that tells the story of The Count of Monte Cristo -one of his most famous novels. Aug 28, 2020 791
MTV VMAS 2020: Date, nominees, how to watch from the UK and more; The show will go on for the MTV VMAs, with multiple live performances planned across outdoor locations in New York City. Aug 28, 2020 1235
Who was trailblazer Barbara Hepworth -and what did she achieve? A Google Doodle is celebrating Barbara Hepworth's move to St Ives -the Cornish seaside town that she made her home and inspiration; A Google Doodle is celebrating Barbara Hepworth's move to St Ives -the Cornish seaside town that she made her home and inspiration. Aug 25, 2020 348
What is a recession -and how will it affect you? The UK has officially entered its largest recession on record -but what does that actually mean, and how will it affect ordinary people? Aug 12, 2020 369
Eid al-Adha 2020: What does Eid Mubarak mean and is there a reply? Muslims celebrating Eid al-Adha today will greet each other with the traditional Eid Mubarak -but what does it mean, and is there a reply? Jul 31, 2020 269
Are Spanish islands included in the quarantine rules or is it just the mainland? Brits retuning from Spain must now quarantine for two weeks -but is it just the mainland or are the islands included? Jul 26, 2020 484
Will I get a refund if I cancel my Spain holiday because of new quarantine rules? With a 14 day quarantine reintroduced for Spain and the FCO advising against non-essential travel, thousands of holidays will now be cancelled; With a 14 day quarantine reintroduced for Spain and the FCO advising against non-essential travel, thousands of holidays will now be cancelled. Jul 26, 2020 399
What are the UK quarantine rules and who is exempt? Latest info for Spain tourists; Holidaymakers returning from Spain will now have to self-isolate for 14 days, following strict quarantine rules to minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus. Jul 26, 2020 655
Is my travel insurance still valid while I'm on holiday in Spain? The FCO now advises against all but essential travel to mainland Spain, which means travel insurance will not be valid going forward; The FCO now advises against all but essential travel to mainland Spain, which means travel insurance will not be valid going forward. Jul 26, 2020 440
European holiday hotspots that could be cut from UK quarantine-free travel list like Spain; France, Germany and Belgium have all seen a spike in coronavirus infections, increasing fears of a European second wave of the disease. Jul 26, 2020 503
Coronavirus cases and deaths forEuropean holiday hotspots including Spain, Italy, France; If you're jetting off on a sunny European holiday this summer, it's worth knowing the current coronavirus situation in your destination. Jul 24, 2020 772
When is the air bridge review and what countries could be added? The government's "air bridge" plan has restarted the travel and tourism industry, and allowed thousands of Brits to jet off on a summer holiday; The government's "air bridge" plan has restarted the travel and tourism industry, and allowed thousands of Brits to jet off on a summer holiday. Jul 24, 2020 329
Has your star sign changed? New dates as NASA uncovers 13th sign of the zodiac; NASA explains that when the Babylonians established the 12 signs of the zodiac, they actually left one out. Jul 15, 2020 334
Jet2 resumes flights: Full list of destinations and new rules passengers must follow; Jet2 is resuming a limited schedule of flights in July, and will be taking passengers to a number of European destinations. Jul 15, 2020 538
TUI resumes flights: Full list of destinations and rules for passengers; TUI is operating a limited schedule of flights in July, only taking passengers on quarantine free holidays to countries where they won't need to self isolate. Jul 11, 2020 437
Where to see Battle of Britain Memorial flypast route for Vera Lynn's funeral today; A spitfire and a hurricane will take part in a flypast to honour the memory of Dame Vera Lynn, who died last month. Jul 10, 2020 316
What time is the NHS Clap for Carers today -and why is it happening? Clap For Our Carers will return for a final round of applause to celebrate the anniversary of the NHS -launched 72 years ago today; Clap For Our Carers will return for a final round of applause to celebrate the anniversary of the NHS -launched 72 years ago today. Jul 5, 2020 289
How you can take part in the NHS anniversary celebrations this weekend; A series of events will mark the 72nd anniversary of the NHS this weekend, with one final Clap for Carers rounding off the celebrations. Jul 4, 2020 436
When will the FCO change its travel advice so Brits can go on holiday? The FCO currently advises Brits against all non-essential travel, but this could soon change to allow summer holidays abroad; The FCO currently advises Brits against all non-essential travel, but this could soon change to allow summer holidays abroad. Jul 1, 2020 418
Where Easyjet, Jet2 and Ryanair fly to in Italy -full list of destinations this summer; Many Brits will want to take advantage of the soon to be relaxed travel rules, and jet off for a summer holiday in Italy. Jun 30, 2020 320
Where can you fly to in France? Full list of destinations for Ryanair, EasyJet, Jet2; A new traffic light system will mean that Brits can go on holiday to a certain list of destinations -with France thought to be included on the list. Jun 29, 2020 303
Where can you fly to in Spain? Full list of destinations for Ryanair, EasyJet, Jet2, TUI; The government's traffic light system will allow quarantine-free travel for Brits returning from a holiday in Spain and other countries which are expected to include France, Greece and Italy. Jun 27, 2020 371
Moving story behind Father's Day -and why it's always held in June; Outside of Catholic tradition, Father's Day was not actually celebrated until the early 20th century. Jun 21, 2020 302
Things to do on Father's Day 2020 -from virtual ideas to social distanced fun; There are plenty of ways you can still make Father's Day special this year -with ideas for virtual experiences and outdoor activities. Jun 20, 2020 484
When is George Floyd's funeral and who will attend? George Floyd will be laid to rest in Houston today with a private funeral, following public memorial services in North Carolina, Minnesota and Texas; George Floyd will be laid to rest in Houston today with a private funeral, following public memorial services in North Carolina, Minnesota and Texas. Jun 9, 2020 314
When can you go on holiday in the UK? Latest rules for domestic travel; With a two week quarantine in place for anyone arriving back in the UK, many Brits will be taking a staycation this summer. Jun 9, 2020 382
Jet2 resumes flights -full list of destinations for July and new rules for passengers; From 1 July Jet2 will resume flying to a long list of European destinations, with flights to Spain, Greece, Turkey and more. Jun 3, 2020 476
Jet2 won't ask passengers to wear masks on flights -unlike other major airlines; Jet2 will resume its flight schedule on 1 July, but passengers will not be advised to wear face masks either in the airports on on board the aircraft. Jun 3, 2020 267
When will opticians reopen in the UK? New rules customers must follow; Opticians are offering emergency and urgent care, but there are strict rules in place to ensure the safety of staff and customers amid the coronavirus pandemic. Jun 2, 2020 583
Schools reopening: Which year groups are going back tomorrow? Primary school children in "key transition" years may be able to return to school in June -but there will be strict rules in place to minimise the coronavirus risk; Primary school children in "key transition" years may be able to return to school in June -but there will be strict rules in place to minimise the coronavirus risk. May 31, 2020 251
Full guidance for schools reopening: What are the new social distancing rules? Reception, Year One and Year Six pupils will begin to return to school tomorrow -but with social distancing rules it will be a while before things return to normal; Reception, Year One and Year Six pupils will begin to return to school tomorrow -but with social distancing rules it will be a while before things return to normal. May 31, 2020 369
All the countries reopening their borders to tourists in June; Brits will not be able to go on holiday until the FCO changes its advice -but tourists from other countries have plenty of options for a trip this June. May 30, 2020 647
Spain, Italy, Greece and France issue travel advice for Brits' summer holidays; If you're still hoping to get away for a summer holiday this year, this advice from Europe's top holiday destinations is essential. May 29, 2020 431
Full list of shops opening in June -including Ikea, Greggs, Boots and more; Non essential retailers, including clothes shops, homeware stores and markets, will be allowed to reopen on 15 June as the coronavirus lockdown is gradually lifted. May 27, 2020 809
EasyJet reveals when flights will resume -and where they will go; EasyJet will be operating a limited schedule of flights from 15 June, and has established new rules to ensure that both passengers and crew members will be safe. May 27, 2020 427
Holidays 2020: Expert outlines five tests you must consider before going abroad; If you're not sure whether you should go on your holiday this summer, these five tests should help you make a safe and sensible decision. May 21, 2020 441
Where was White Lines filmed? Location guide for Netflix Ibiza series; Netflix's new thriller White Lines has captivated fans with its beautiful landscapes, stunning beaches and sun-soaked settings. Here's where it was all filmed. May 20, 2020 385
Extraordinary life of Nicholas Winton who saved 669 children from the Holocaust; Nicholas Winton saved 669 children from the Nazis, evacuating them to Britain before the Second World War started. He is honoured with a Google Doodle today. May 19, 2020 652
Greece, France and Italy latest travel advice for summer holidays; European countries including Greece and Italy are hoping to welcome tourists over the summer, after the coronavirus pandemic put a stop to travel earlier in the year. May 19, 2020 625
Latest Ryanair travel advice if you've got Christmas flights booked; Ryanair is resuming flights this summer, but you do have options if you don't want to travel at all in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. May 16, 2020 431
When will Butlins open again? What to do if you have a holiday booked; There are lots of options for Butlins customers who have a holiday booked, or want to make a booking for later in the year. May 15, 2020 346
Jet2 travel advice if you've got flights booked in the winter or at Christmas; People are becoming increasingly concerned about their holidays later in the year -here are your options if you have a flight or holiday booked with Jet2. May 13, 2020 491
Who can go back to work this week under government's new coronavirus rules? Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now encouraging people to return to work -but only where it's impossible for them to work from home; Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now encouraging people to return to work -but only where it's impossible for them to work from home. May 11, 2020 543
What time will the new coronavirus guidance be released? Rules and what to expect; After Boris Johnson's speech left many people confused, the UK government is publishing a 50-page document with hopefully clearer guidance. May 11, 2020 338
Who can go back to work tomorrow under UK government's new coronavirus rules? Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now encouraging people to return to work -but only where it's impossible for them to work from home; Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now encouraging people to return to work -but only where it's impossible for them to work from home. May 10, 2020 334
Coronavirus: What is the R number and how does it work? The coronavirus R number is crucial to the lockdown being gradually relaxed over the coming months -but what is it and how does it work? May 10, 2020 460
Ryanair travel advice if you have a flight booked for June, July or August; The coronavirus pandemic is ongoing, and many people are anxious at the prospect of travelling abroad this summer. Here are your options if you have a Ryanair flight booked. May 8, 2020 341
100 general knowledge quiz questions and answers for a virtual pub quiz; These questions cover geography, sport, literature, TV and film, showbiz, history and more -so something for everyone to have a go at during your next virtual pub quiz. May 8, 2020 1559
Jet2 travel advice if you have flights booked in July, August or September; You may feel concerned about the prospect of going on a summer holiday this year, due to the ongoing uncertainty around the coronavirus pandemic. May 5, 2020 384
Why did the May Bank Holiday change for 2020? Reason it's a Friday this year; The early May Bank Holiday usually takes place on a Monday, but it's been pushed back to Friday this year to mark the VE Day celebrations. May 1, 2020 322
St George's Day 2020: How a dragon slayer became the patron saint of England; St George's Day is celebrated in England on 23 April every year. Here's the story of St George, and how he came to be the patron saint of a country he never once visited. Apr 23, 2020 594
How to tell the difference between allergy symptoms and coronavirus symptoms; There is some crossover between hay fever symptoms and COVID-19 symptoms, so people could be mistakenly believing they're suffering with one or the other. Apr 22, 2020 491
When is the minute's silence for key workers killed by COVID-19? Numerous key workers -including NHS staff, bus drivers and care workers -have died from coronavirus while working on the front line of the pandemic; Numerous key workers -including NHS staff, bus drivers and care workers -have died from coronavirus while working on the front line of the pandemic. Apr 20, 2020 319
How to donate to Captain Tom Moore's Just Giving page for NHS fundraiser; Captain Tom Moore aims to walk 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday to raise money for NHS carers -here's how you can donate. Apr 15, 2020 445
Why does the date of Easter change every year -and when is Easter 2021? Easter 2021 will fall a week earlier than Easter 2020 -here's why the date changes every year; Easter 2021 will fall a week earlier than Easter 2020 -here's why the date changes every year. Apr 12, 2020 361
Third 'Clap For Our Carers' planned tonight to pay tribute to key workers; Each Thursday, people in the UK take to their doorways and windows to applaud the key workers who are keeping the country running during the coronavirus crisis. Apr 9, 2020 325
When will the UK lockdown end -and what happens next? The coronavirus lockdown cannot end until case numbers are decreasing -and even then it will take time for life to get back to normal; The coronavirus lockdown cannot end until case numbers are decreasing -and even then it will take time for life to get back to normal. Apr 7, 2020 434
When will UK schools reopen -and what's happening with exams cancelled over coronavirus? Boris Johnson has closed UK schools "until further notice" -and all exams have been cancelled this summer; Boris Johnson has closed UK schools "until further notice" -and all exams have been cancelled this summer. Apr 3, 2020 363
How long does it take for coronavirus symptoms to appear? Coronavirus symptoms include a dry cough, fever and loss of sense of smell or taste -but they might not appear until 11 days after infection; Coronavirus symptoms include a dry cough, fever and loss of sense of smell or taste -but they might not appear until 11 days after infection. Apr 1, 2020 330
Who can go to work during UK lockdown? Full list of key workers; As part of new measures to fight the coronavirus, Boris Johnson has announced that only key workers should leave their houses to go to work. Mar 24, 2020 423
Coronavirus: How to care for your elderly relatives while they're self-isolating; The elderly are more likely to become seriously ill if they catch coronavirus, so the government has advised them to self-isolate as much as possible. Mar 24, 2020 540
Coronavirus: Am I a vulnerable person and can I get a food parcel while self-isolating? Boris Johnson has announced new measures to fight the coronavirus, with 1.5 million vulnerable people in the UK advised to completely self-isolate for 12 weeks; Boris Johnson has announced new measures to fight the coronavirus, with 1.5 million vulnerable people in the UK advised to completely self-isolate for 12 weeks. Mar 23, 2020 433
Tragic life of Ignaz Semmelweis -thrown into an asylum after saving lives; Doctor Ignaz Semmelweis has been dead for 150 years but his simple discovery has saved countless lives in hospitals around the world -and never more so than during the coronavirus pandemic. Mar 20, 2020 707
The Invisible Man: How science can actually make things invisible; As new horror movie The Invisible Man sees a woman haunted by her invisible ex, will it ever be scientifically possible to turn yourself invisible? Or is it still just science fiction? Feb 29, 2020 318
Who was Nkosi Johnson? Poignant Google Doodle honours AIDS activist; The life and legacy of South African AIDS activist Nkosi Johnson is being celebrated with a poignant Google Doodle today. Feb 4, 2020 332
Coronavirus UK: What are the symptoms and what is the NHS advice? With two cases of coronavirus now confirmed in the UK, here's how to spot the symptoms, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you're concerned you may have been infected; With two cases of coronavirus now confirmed in the UK, here's how to spot the symptoms, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you're concerned you may have been infected. Jan 31, 2020 312
Happy Burns Night 2020! Story of Robert Burns, his poems and how it is celebrated; Today Scotland will celebrate the life and works of their national poet, Robert Burns, on his birthday. Here's everything you need to know for Burns Night 2020. Jan 25, 2020 823
When you should take your Christmas decorations down -according to Twelfth Night; As the main Christmas celebrations are over and New Year approaches -when are you supposed to take your decorations down? Dec 27, 2019 250
Hanukkah 2019 wishes and greetings: How to wish someone a happy Hanukkah; Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, lasts for eight days and nights, starting tonight. Here's how you can wish somebody a Happy Hanukkah. Dec 22, 2019 272
General election: What time is the BBC's leaders debate tonight? Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson will go head-to-head in a live debate on BBC One tonight, days before the UK goes to the polls in the 2019 general election; Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson will go head-to-head in a live debate on BBC One tonight, days before the UK goes to the polls in the 2019 general election. Dec 6, 2019 420

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