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1 Capt Sir Tom's 'spirit lives on', says daughter

Capt Sir Tom's 'spirit lives on', says daughter

He is remembered by family at his funeral as "a beacon of light and hope to the world".
2 Covid-19: Nearly 20 million people in UK have first vaccine dose

Covid-19: Nearly 20 million people in UK have first vaccine dose

More than half a million people were vaccinated on Friday, as phase two of the vaccine programme continues.
3 Budget 2021: Mortgage guarantee to help buyers with 5% deposit

Budget 2021: Mortgage guarantee to help buyers with 5% deposit

The chancellor says public finances are facing a "challenge" from the impact of the pandemic.
4 Exeter WW2 bomb detonated after homes evacuated

Exeter WW2 bomb detonated after homes evacuated

Bomb disposal specialists deal with the 2.5m (8ft) device, which caused 2,600 homes to be evacuated.
5 Covid: 'I lost both parents in two weeks'

Covid: 'I lost both parents in two weeks'

Grief is compounded by lockdown and isolation, says Claire Apsey, after losing her parents to Covid.
6 Anas Sarwar wins Scottish Labour leadership race

Anas Sarwar wins Scottish Labour leadership race

The Glasgow MSP defeated rival candidate Monica Lennon in the contest to replace Richard Leonard.
7 Coronavirus: Biden's $1.9tn Covid relief bill passes House vote

Coronavirus: Biden's $1.9tn Covid relief bill passes House vote

The coronavirus aid bill passes despite total Republican opposition, but must now go to the Senate.
8 Myanmar coup: UN ambassador fired after anti-army speech

Myanmar coup: UN ambassador fired after anti-army speech

The ambassador made an emotional appeal urging countries to help remove the military from power.
9 Nigeria kidnappings: Hunt for 300 girls as second abducted school group freed

Nigeria kidnappings: Hunt for 300 girls as second abducted school group freed

Some 317 girls remain missing in Zamfara state, but 42 people abducted in Niger state are freed.
10 Six Nations: Wales beat England 40-24 to take Triple Crown

Six Nations: Wales beat England 40-24 to take Triple Crown

Wales take the 2021 Triple Crown with a bonus-point win after early controversy in Cardiff.
11 Pompeii: Archaeologists unveil ceremonial chariot discovery

Pompeii: Archaeologists unveil ceremonial chariot discovery

The ornate discovery was used during festivities and parades almost 2,000 years ago, experts say.
12 Indian man killed by his own rooster during cockfight

Indian man killed by his own rooster during cockfight

The man had tried to stop the bird escaping when he was struck in the groin by a knife on the animal's leg.
13 Week in pictures: 20-26 February 2021

Week in pictures: 20-26 February 2021

A selection of striking images taken around the world this week.
14 ICYMI: Why did the ostrich cross the road?

ICYMI: Why did the ostrich cross the road?

The answer to that, plus other stories you may have missed this week.
15 LeBron vs Zlatan: Who won the politics bout?

LeBron vs Zlatan: Who won the politics bout?

"I will never shut up," James tells Ibrahimovic in political activism spat.
16 Budget 2021: BBC editors on what to expect

Budget 2021: BBC editors on what to expect

BBC editors Faisal Islam and Simon Jack tell us what Chancellor Rishi Sunak might have in store.
17 Venice: Low tides leave canals dry

Venice: Low tides leave canals dry

In stark contrast to floods in December, some of the city's boats and gondolas are beached.
18 How TikTok is powering Duncan Laurence's Eurovision winner

How TikTok is powering Duncan Laurence's Eurovision winner

Duncan Laurence won Eurovision with his song Arcade, which is now being powered by TikTok.
19 Michael Collins' wolf slippers spark Twitter storm

Michael Collins' wolf slippers spark Twitter storm

The emergence of the Irish revolutionary's bright blue plush puppies stunned Irish Twitter users.
20 Billy Monger completes 'epic' Comic Relief challenge

Billy Monger completes 'epic' Comic Relief challenge

The racing driver, who had both legs amputated in 2017, has walked, cycled and kayaked 140 miles.
21 The Papers: Over-40s April jab and 'happy as Harry'

The Papers: Over-40s April jab and 'happy as Harry'

Saturday's papers give their view of the Duke of Sussex's candid interview with James Corden.
22 Texas sea turtles released back into sea after cold front eases

Texas sea turtles released back into sea after cold front eases

Thousands of "cold-stunned" turtles were rescued as temperatures dropped to record lows this month.
23 Golden Globes: Celebrity make-up artists on their job in the pandemic

Golden Globes: Celebrity make-up artists on their job in the pandemic

Hollywood make-up artists on their experiences of working in the time of Covid-19.
24 Ros Atkins on... Is Facebook too powerful?

Ros Atkins on... Is Facebook too powerful?

Ros Atkins looks at the consequences of Facebook's power on events in Myanmar, Washington DC and Australia.
25 How Bitcoin's vast energy use could burst its bubble

How Bitcoin's vast energy use could burst its bubble

Could the cryptocurrency's huge electricity consumption also sink it?
26 Hotel quarantine: Isolation and brown paper bags

Hotel quarantine: Isolation and brown paper bags

What's it like and what can you eat inside the UK's quarantine hotels?
27 Covid-19: How would an NHS vaccine passport app work?

Covid-19: How would an NHS vaccine passport app work?

There is growing speculation that a certificate scheme could be built into the main NHS app.
28 Brexit: Why Irish freight trade is avoiding Britain

Brexit: Why Irish freight trade is avoiding Britain

Irish freight is being shipped directly to Europe to avoid Brexit bureaucracy.
29 Monsters, mania and the unstoppable march of Pokémon

Monsters, mania and the unstoppable march of Pokémon

Several waves of Pokémania have swept the globe, keeping this lucrative franchise relevant for 25 years.
30 Salmond and Sturgeon: How the best of political double acts fell apart

Salmond and Sturgeon: How the best of political double acts fell apart

The enviable political duo who ran Scotland together is now long gone. So, what went wrong?
31 Jamal Khashoggi: How intelligence report could dent US-Saudi ties for years

Jamal Khashoggi: How intelligence report could dent US-Saudi ties for years

The release of the US intelligence probe into the Khashoggi murder deepens diplomatic difficulties.
32 Covid-19: Are 'hate crimes' against Asian Americans on the rise?

Covid-19: Are 'hate crimes' against Asian Americans on the rise?

Covid-related attacks directed at Asian Americans have escalated in the US - here's what's happening.
33 LGBT in the forces: 'It was a very scary time'

LGBT in the forces: 'It was a very scary time'

More than 20 years on, how has military culture changed after allowing the LGBT community to serve?
34 Dog theft: 'I can't give up looking for her'

Dog theft: 'I can't give up looking for her'

After Lady Gaga's bulldogs were stolen, victims in the UK share their stories with BBC Radio 5 Live.
35 Amazon rainforest plots sold via Facebook Marketplace ads

Amazon rainforest plots sold via Facebook Marketplace ads

Protected land reserved for Brazil's indigenous communities is being traded on the social network.
36 Who is Shamima Begum and how do you lose your UK citizenship?

Who is Shamima Begum and how do you lose your UK citizenship?

Ms Begum travelled to Syria to join the so-called Islamic State group in 2015.
37 'We couldn’t afford fertility treatment so we risked finding a sperm donor on Facebook'

'We couldn’t afford fertility treatment so we risked finding a sperm donor on Facebook'

The high cost of fertility treatment leads some to find donors on social media, even though it's risky and could be illegal.
38 MLM schemes in the UK: The 'cult-like' beauty businesses in your DMs

MLM schemes in the UK: The 'cult-like' beauty businesses in your DMs

Newsbeat hears from young women about their experiences working for multi-level marketing companies.
39 Budget 2021: 'My benefits top-up is a lifeline - don't take it away'

Budget 2021: 'My benefits top-up is a lifeline - don't take it away'

A benefits top-up to help the poor survive lockdown is due to end - unless it is extended at the Budget.
40 Maximo Park on Grenfell, the Bataclan and fatherhood

Maximo Park on Grenfell, the Bataclan and fatherhood

The North East indie-pop band say music can both "celebrate life" and ask "difficult questions".
41 Vintage technology: 'It sounds so much cleaner'

Vintage technology: 'It sounds so much cleaner'

Why do people like to use ancient personal organisers and music players?
42 Analysis: Can Asia help Myanmar find a way out of coup crisis?

Analysis: Can Asia help Myanmar find a way out of coup crisis?

While Western sanctions may not help, China and South East Asia's influence may hold some sway.
43 'Life was a party before Aids arrived in London'

'Life was a party before Aids arrived in London'

Gay life in London was vibrant as the 1980s began, but a mysterious illness was soon to change that.
44 Italy 10-48 Ireland: Improved Irish cruise to easy win in Rome

Italy 10-48 Ireland: Improved Irish cruise to easy win in Rome

Ireland run in six tries to claim a much-needed first win of this year's Six Nations in a one-sided contest against a poor Italy
45 Brighton miss two penalties and have goal controversially ruled out in loss to West Brom

Brighton miss two penalties and have goal controversially ruled out in loss to West Brom

Brighton are beaten 1-0 at West Brom after having a goal controversially disallowed and missing two penalties in a remarkable game.
46 Six Nations 2021: Kieran Hardy darts in to put Wales in command against England

Six Nations 2021: Kieran Hardy darts in to put Wales in command against England

Kieran Hardy catches England napping at a set piece again to score a crucial try for Wales during an emphatic 40-24 victory.
47 Wales v England: 'Appalling refereeing' Martin Johnson, Sam Warburton & Jeremy Guscott on Josh Adams try

Wales v England: 'Appalling refereeing' Martin Johnson, Sam Warburton & Jeremy Guscott on Josh Adams try

Martin Johnson says "appalling refereeing" allowed Wales to score their first try against England at the Principality Stadium.
48 Clare Balding meets Helen and Kate Richardson-Walsh

Clare Balding meets Helen and Kate Richardson-Walsh

Olympic hockey gold medallists Helen and Kate Richardson-Walsh speak to Clare Balding about changing attitudes towards LGBT+ athletes.
49 What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

The prime minister has announced a plan for how the lockdown will be lifted in England.
50 Covid vaccine: How many people in the UK have been vaccinated so far?

Covid vaccine: How many people in the UK have been vaccinated so far?

The logistics of vaccinating millions of people across the country, as more than 19 million people receive at least one dose.
51 Covid: How are European countries tackling the pandemic?

Covid: How are European countries tackling the pandemic?

Are European countries relaxing restrictions put in place to control a new wave of infections?
52 Coronavirus: How are weddings working around the UK?

Coronavirus: How are weddings working around the UK?

Wedding ceremonies are still restricted across the UK, but there are plans to ease the rules.
53 Covid vaccine phase two groups: When will I get vaccinated?

Covid vaccine phase two groups: When will I get vaccinated?

After phase one is complete by mid-April, here's the order in which all other adults will get the jab.
54 Covid: When can I go on holiday in the UK or travel abroad?

Covid: When can I go on holiday in the UK or travel abroad?

The government has unveiled its plans for unlocking UK restrictions, including holiday travel.
55 Ipswich lockdown litter artist aims to inspire UK clean-up

Ipswich lockdown litter artist aims to inspire UK clean-up

Giant garden murals made from rubbish and discarded PPE gain thousands of social media views.
56 Lockdown exit plan: 'Why we can't wait to get back on the pitch'

Lockdown exit plan: 'Why we can't wait to get back on the pitch'

With outdoor sport hopefully set to resume in March, Newsbeat hears about the importance of playing football.
57 IVF: How one single man hopes to become a father

IVF: How one single man hopes to become a father

Stephen Dyer says he will "do anything" to become a parent - including a bill of up to £40,000.
58 Long Covid: 'I can't walk 10m without a rest'

Long Covid: 'I can't walk 10m without a rest'

Three people tell the BBC how the condition has affected their physical and mental health.
59 Covid-19: Five ways to avoid lockdown eye strain

Covid-19: Five ways to avoid lockdown eye strain

In lockdown, days on end can be spent staring at a screen, which is taking its toll on people's eyes.
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