Green farm grants plan 'to be diluted'

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:12
A "green" fund to protect wildlife on England’s farms may be under threat, BBC News has learned.
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Coronavirus: 'We've reached a perilous turning point', says Boris Johnson

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:10
Boris Johnson says new restrictions being introduced in England could prevent tougher rules later.
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Coronavirus: PM says Covid 'complacency could be our undoing'

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:18
Boris Johnson says new restrictions are needed now to avoid "more drastic action" in the future.
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Covid restrictions: PM sets out new hospitality and face covering rules

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:09
Pubs must close earlier, higher fines for not wearing masks, and weddings will again be restricted.
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Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings?

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:07
The Prime Minister has announced new rules for England to help combat rising coronavirus rates.
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Flu: Why we still need to worry about it this winter

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 13:55
Drive-through clinics and extra staff could boost England's biggest flu vaccination programme.
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Covid: Deaths near lowest level since March

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 13:24
Deaths remain low - but government advisers warn they are set to rise again.
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Nasa outlines plan for first woman on Moon by 2024

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 12:15
The US space agency (Nasa) formally outlines its $28bn plan to return astronauts to the Moon by 2024.
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Covid: School bus drivers fearful of coronavirus infection risk

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 05:42
Drivers and unions raise concerns about a lack of social distancing on school services.
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Wild maple trees 'in serious need of conservation'

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 02:41
One in five species of maple is threatened in their natural habitats, an extinction study says.
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Why do farmers get paid by taxpayers?

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 02:35
UK farmers are complaining of a lack of clarity over how they will be rewarded for tending the land.
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Flu jab 'more important than ever' this winter

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 02:34
People can catch flu and coronavirus at the same time with serious or deadly consequences, experts warn.
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Covid: Have local lockdowns worked?

Health News BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 02:33
One in five people in the UK is currently subject to local interventions to prevent the spread of Covid, some more stringent than others. Do these local lockdowns work?
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Covid: UK coronavirus alert level moving to 4

Health News BBC - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 23:37
The move, ahead of a statement from the PM, reflects that transmission is "high or rising exponentially".
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Airbus looks to the future with hydrogen planes

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 21:39
The aerospace giant said its hydrogen-fuelled passenger planes could be in service by 2035.
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Covid lockdown for Newport, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Blaenau Gwent

Health News BBC - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 21:26
Newport, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Blaenau Gwent face new restrictions from 18:00 BST on Tuesday.
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Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in your area?

Health News BBC - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 20:11
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
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Arctic sea-ice shrinks to near record low extent

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 20:06
Only in 2012 have satellites seen the summer floes in the polar north more withdrawn than in 2020.
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Suffolk boy with rare cancer ready for first day at school

Health News BBC - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 19:53
Alec Carpenter's parents say they are "so proud" of his achievements.
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Coronavirus restrictions are extended across NI

Health News BBC - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 19:49
In the last seven days, 1,014 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Northern Ireland.
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