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LEICESTER HAVE WON THE FA CUP! A fantastic strike from Youri Tielemans has won it for the Foxes. Chelsea 0-1 Leic… https://t.co/m7MkdhNzK3
Retweeted by BBC Breaking NewsChina becomes only the second country to land a rover on Mars, as its Zhurong robot touches down, state media say https://t.co/haOgvdbQbi
5/15
2021
Second doses of the Covid vaccine for over-50s and clinically vulnerable to be accelerated, due to concerns over th… https://t.co/V9bDteQJIk
5/14
2021
Radovan Karadzic, the ex-Bosnian Serb leader convicted of genocide during the conflict in former Yugoslavia, to ser… https://t.co/60gkSZSZLo"This process will place the State's actions under the microscope" UK PM Boris Johnson says independent public inq… https://t.co/bepz32ZbQsUK PM Boris Johnson confirms there will be an independent public inquiry into the handling of the coronavirus pande… https://t.co/vOhGcbLpjjUK economy shrank by 1.5% in first quarter of 2021, as the country experienced a lengthy winter lockdown https://t.co/Pw8kKM42kl
5/12
2021
Nine-year-old boy dies after being struck by lightning during a football coaching session on a playing field in Bla… https://t.co/Y75lD072N4Ten people killed in Belfast, Northern Ireland almost 50 years ago in the wake of an Army operation were innocent,… https://t.co/IKOQXpxn8kEleven people killed at school in Russian city of Kazan Teenage attacker reportedly arrested https://t.co/saSoxNTMINEight children and teacher killed in school shooting in Russian city of Kazan, Russian media report https://t.co/1hH3fKAsWT
5/11
2021
21-year-old man charged with murder of police community support officer Julia James, who was found dead in woods in… https://t.co/YENmjYKCZuZero coronavirus deaths announced in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Monday https://t.co/TqRtIJOam8
5/10
2021
Labour's Sadiq Khan wins second term as London's mayor after beating Conservative rival Shaun Bailey https://t.co/ZcaQRnS3BdThe BBC projects 63 seats for the SNP, two short of an overall majority, with Scottish Greens helping to form a pro… https://t.co/FQdgpS6mpX @BBCPolitics Final results for Welsh Parliament: Labour 30 Conservatives 16 Plaid Cymru 13 Lib Dems 1… https://t.co/pGSh0WWRH0Labour holds on to power in Wales, with Mark Drakeford set to continue as first minister #BBCElections https://t.co/oipkUhibqvPolice looking for killer of community support officer Julia James in Kent, UK, arrest man in his twenties https://t.co/UGoExUN0zwHigh-speed trains between London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Penzance cancelled after cracks found in trains, with cust… https://t.co/FAo8ObMFRL
5/8
2021
Full "green list" of countries revealed for quarantine-free travel into England https://t.co/gkbTS45h6X https://t.co/TJFtVAS2tMPortugal and Israel among 12 countries added to "green list" of travel destinations for people in England to travel… https://t.co/wAvmGAThpVBenefits of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine continue to outweigh the risks for the "vast majority of people", says… https://t.co/i9oHQ3rWKWMost adults under the age of 40 in the UK will be offered an alternative to the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine du… https://t.co/ObbmNeQCHfHartlepool has a Conservative MP for the first time since the constituency's creation, after Jill Mortimer wins by-… https://t.co/QOGbssmmTT
5/7
2021
At least 20 people including a police officer killed in a shootout in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil https://t.co/bukfs7koHR
5/6
2021
UK to send two Royal Navy patrol vessels to monitor planned blockade of Jersey's main port amid fishing rights row… https://t.co/AsAckL13CICanada becomes first country to authorise Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 https://t.co/yVzbCTmM3nPeloton recalls about 125,000 treadmills in the US after the death of six-year-old child https://t.co/fj3n85Z1AJMeghan, Duchess of Sussex wins remainder of copyright claim against Mail on Sunday over publication of letter to he… https://t.co/BmRIzPeamKDonald Trump's ban from Facebook and Instagram upheld by Facebook's Oversight Board https://t.co/g2OQmN9yrp
5/5
2021
Indian Premier League suspended after increase in Covid cases among cricketers https://t.co/86J8dlyzTh
5/4
2021
Bill and Melinda Gates announce divorce after 27 years, saying "we no longer believe we can grow together as a coup… https://t.co/OSX5io1Cfj
5/3
2021
Manchester United match postponed after fans break on to the pitch at Old Trafford to protest against the club's ow… https://t.co/pWfPURfkQkFans broke on to the pitch to protest against Manchester United's ownership under the Glazer family.
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5/2
2021
Actor Noel Clarke deeply sorry for some of his actions and will seek professional help, but denies sexual misconduct https://t.co/508WhXsqVbITV pulls final UK TV episode of Viewpoint drama this evening after sexual harassment allegations against actor Noe… https://t.co/ocmBbrEqKzFormer London police officer Benjamin Hannam, convicted of being part of banned neo-Nazi terrorist group, is jailed… https://t.co/tvCIilLlRPDozens killed in stampede at Jewish festival in northern Israel, medics say https://t.co/E1VJU102Vh
4/30
2021
US astronaut Michael Collins, who orbited the moon during the first landing on the surface, dies aged 90, family sa… https://t.co/v4R9t3LZF0UK orders extra 60 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine, as government puts plan in place for booster pro… https://t.co/9aPyyiEsASArlene Foster to step down as Northern Ireland's first minister and leader of the DUP https://t.co/2w11oVCP5mWhat is the row over Boris Johnson's Downing Street flat all about? https://t.co/Q0GR6wlP1YElectoral Commission to investigate funding of UK prime minister's Downing Street flat, saying there are "reasonabl… https://t.co/FtHoJ6r31kOfficials say more than 200,000 people have died with coronavirus in India, though experts fear the actual number i… https://t.co/geoFLMatoV
4/28
2021
More than a quarter of all adults in the UK are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, government figures show
4/27
2021
British-Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe sentenced to year in prison after being found guilty of "p… https://t.co/Wz2K6hEFwU
4/26
2021
Boris Johnson's ex-adviser Dominic Cummings says the prime minister and his office fall “below standards of compete… https://t.co/5bYV2Ens6WWales football manager Ryan Giggs charged with assaulting two women https://t.co/wak9hyUIUfTerror investigation opened after female police employee fatally stabbed at police station in Rambouillet, France https://t.co/4km0RbzQNeWembley Stadium given extra Euro 2020 last-16 match after Dublin loses four games due to Covid-19 issues, Uefa anno… https://t.co/IHGKMv4qprMalaria vaccine, 77% effective in early trials, could be a major breakthrough against the disease scientists say https://t.co/VjWxSnqL2s
4/23
2021
Former Bay City Rollers frontman Les McKeown dies aged 65 https://t.co/QrKS9uA9hHPresident Biden pledges to cut US greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 compared to 2005 levels… https://t.co/SiV9XQDser
4/22
2021
The US justice department announces probe into Minneapolis police practices after George Floyd murder verdict https://t.co/OMHYCHQjBHIndonesian Navy hunting for submarine that has gone missing in waters north of island of Bali https://t.co/rqTkjpdojy
4/21
2021
The remaining four English teams have decided to pull out of the Super League. @BBCSport understands a formal anno… https://t.co/aMak15mMTX
Retweeted by BBC Breaking NewsJudge Peter Cahill reads guilty verdict in trial of Derek Chauvin, the former policeman who has been convicted of m… https://t.co/cKkv4Jyo62Former US police officer Derek Chauvin convicted of murder after death of George Floyd in Minneapolis https://t.co/aSq7SnUk1CJury reaches verdict in murder trial of Derek Chauvin over death of George Floyd in May 2020 Follow our live cover… https://t.co/uS2b4mgbbCManchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward will stand down at the end of 2021. More to follow ⤵ #bbcfootball
Retweeted by BBC Breaking NewsBBC Sport understands that Chelsea are preparing documentation to request withdrawing from the European Super Leagu… https://t.co/kS3ImbWWMG
Retweeted by BBC Breaking NewsChad's President Idriss Deby killed in clashes with northern rebels shortly after winning re-election, army says https://t.co/DlqSsrCM1l
4/20
2021
India added to “red list” of countries from which most travel to UK is banned amid concerns about coronavirus varia… https://t.co/QHGK3qpezTNasa staff celebrate in control room, as confirmation of the historic flight on Mars is received via satellite… https://t.co/PklOAdXmhqNasa says it has successfully flown a helicopter on Mars - the first powered, controlled flight by an aircraft on a… https://t.co/Qmejs7D2x1Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Tottenham after just 17 months in charge. #THFC #bbcfootball
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4/19
2021
A seismic shift in European football could be on the horizon. A number of clubs, including the Premier League's 'b… https://t.co/rJnPy2Rex5
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4/18
2021
The Queen, along with her children and grandchildren, remember Prince Philip’s “kindness, humour and humanity” as h… https://t.co/NJ3AIfQbWXMinute's silence held across the UK at 15:00 in memory of Duke of Edinburgh, ahead of his ceremonial funeral in Win… https://t.co/CK4RgKUvRkThe Queen joins the royal procession for the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral service at Windsor Castle https://t.co/hMGkNj7QiwMore than three million people have died with coronavirus worldwide, according to data from Johns Hopkins Universit… https://t.co/FVMQWJeChT
4/17
2021
Raúl Castro steps down as Cuban communist party leader, ending his family's six decades in power https://t.co/kRNt8do8hNActress Helen McCrory, known for her roles in Peaky Blinders and the Harry Potter film series, dies aged 52 https://t.co/bpWWr1RWeaJimmy Lai, billionaire owner of Hong Kong’s last opposition newspaper, sentenced to year in prison over role in ant… https://t.co/wgx47aypow
4/16
2021
Only 30 guests will be permitted at Prince Philip’s funeral The guests expected on Saturday include all of the Duk… https://t.co/NInsM49gGGThe Duke of Edinburgh's four children will walk alongside his coffin at funeral on Saturday https://t.co/2eH2AOivIdFormer police officer Derek Chauvin accused of killing George Floyd says he will not testify in his defence at trial https://t.co/37yTki9CVV
4/15
2021
Officer who shot dead motorist Daunte Wright near Minneapolis, US 'to be charged with second-degree manslaughter' https://t.co/xkCLYnmToNDenmark becomes the first country to permanently stop using the AstraZeneca vaccine, over concerns about rare blood… https://t.co/uh8ouQdRMk
4/14
2021
US President Joe Biden set to announce troops will leave Afghanistan by 11 September - media reports https://t.co/cSRZSISX5G
4/13
2021
All those in UK’s top nine Covid priority groups have been offered first dose of vaccine, government says https://t.co/dAICAVbOGs"During this encounter... the officer drew their hand gun instead of their Taser" Police Chief Tim Gannon tells r… https://t.co/sGn99aizpIKilling of Daunte Wright, a black man shot in a traffic stop in US city of Brooklyn Center, near Minneapolis, was a… https://t.co/iQXNl18LWuPrince Harry says his grandfather was a man of “service, honour and great humour” but also “master of the barbecue,… https://t.co/q7dyUnvPPWPrince William pays tribute to the “extraordinary” Duke of Edinburgh, adding “I will miss my Grandpa, but I know he… https://t.co/rXZo4cTddKWhy former UK PM David Cameron is facing calls to be investigated over his links with finance company Greensill Cap… https://t.co/4nUPEq97fPUK government expected to announce investigation into former PM David Cameron’s efforts to lobby for finance compan… https://t.co/5HHBcBlUAK
4/12
2021
🇯🇵 HISTORY MAKER 🇯🇵 The Green Jacket belongs to Hideki Matsuyama! He wins #TheMasters and becomes the first Japa… https://t.co/VFOAVnTmRC
Retweeted by BBC Breaking NewsFormer UK PM David Cameron says he should have communicated with government “through only the most formal of channe… https://t.co/Lh5dxJBkYB"We've lost almost the grandfather of the nation" Prince Andrew describes the Duke of Edinburgh as a "remarkable m… https://t.co/8Okf1EDoY7The Queen has described death of Duke of Edinburgh as "having left a huge void in her life", her son Prince Andrew… https://t.co/zFzs9ZloqJ
4/11
2021
Prince Charles says his “dear Papa was a very special person” who he and his family “miss enormously”, adding they… https://t.co/JtgvzZbgsERachael Blackmore makes history as the first female jockey to win the Grand National, riding Minella Times to victo… https://t.co/As1SO4ANyuThe Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, will fly in from the US to join other members of the Royal Family at the ceremony… https://t.co/okzNIccSOIPrince Philip’s funeral on 17 April will “celebrate and reflect” a life of service after eight days of national mou… https://t.co/Bf8ASueHe3Gun salutes marking death of the Duke of Edinburgh taking place across the UK, in Gibraltar and from warships at se… https://t.co/nqbGYNdzkA
4/10
2021
Prince Philip, an extraordinary man who lived an extraordinary life and provided unceasing support for the Queen https://t.co/VGZr9w4bCgPrince Philip’s life in photos, from early days in Corfu to school in Scotland and his role alongside the Queen https://t.co/m3OWH0LvkWThe Queen called him her “strength and stay” Remembering Prince Philip, who has died aged 99… https://t.co/yW6hPPbT8t"Prince Philip earned the affection of generations here in the United Kingdom, across the Commonwealth and around t… https://t.co/ZgE1apffss
4/9
2021

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