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September, 2020

  • 9 September

    ‘The rug can be pulled any time’ – how indie music has adapted during Covid

    Image copyright Getty Images/Arlo Parks/El Hardwick Image caption Beabadoobee, Arlo Parks and Porridge Radio have been acclaimed,, but have had tours postponed This was supposed to be Arlo Parks’ year. The soulful indie singer was named on the BBC Sound of 2020 list, had her first UK headline tour under …

  • 9 September

    What is the Climate Assembly and how does it work?

    By Roger HarrabinBBC environment analyst Related Topics Climate change image copyrightFRANS LANTING, MINT IMAGES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY The Climate Assembly was set up by a group of committees in Parliament 2019 to help the UK tackle climate change. But what is the assembly, and how does it work? What …

  • 9 September

    World suicide prevention day: ‘Could I have stopped my dad killing himself?’

    image copyrightGetty Images We think we know what suicidal behaviour looks like when someone is young, but when they are elderly the signs are often quite different. Kris Griffiths never imagined his father would kill himself, but now realises he missed a number of red flags. If you stop someone …

  • 9 September

    Trade talks: Why chicken, cheese, and cod are a tricky menu

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption WTO tariffs on dairy products average more than 35% Coronavirus permitting, there’ll be fireworks and parties to mark the arrival of 2021. But as the clock strikes midnight, it’ll also mark the end of the Brexit transition period. Trading relationships that have been in …

  • 9 September

    Terminally ill 83-year-old gets dying wish

    Terminally ill 83-year-old gets dying wish. Video, 00:01:16Terminally ill 83-year-old gets dying wish

  • 9 September

    Doncaster races told to go behind closed doors

    Racing has been held behind closed doors since 1 June before the pilot event started at Doncaster on Wednesday Doncaster Racecourse has been told by local health officials to stop spectators attending its St Leger meeting after Wednesday’s opening day. “On the grounds of public health and public safety I …

  • 9 September

    Boris Johnson: ‘These measures are not another national lockdown’

    The prime minister has said a six-person limit and greater enforcement of the rules would keep schools and businesses open, in a news conference addressing the new restrictions. Social gatherings of more than six are being made illegal in England as coronavirus cases surge. These rules do not apply to …

  • 9 September

    New coronavirus rules: ‘It makes a child’s party an illegal gathering’

    By Laurence Cawley and Phil ShepkaBBC News Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic image captionPhilippa Barton’s plans for an eight-person birthday party have left her in a quandary From Monday social gatherings of more than six people – with some exceptions – will become illegal, in a bid to stem the growing …

  • 9 September

    Coronavirus: Matt Hancock explains ‘super simple’ new rule

    Hancock explains ‘super simple’ new rule. Video, 00:01:39Hancock explains ‘super simple’ new rule

  • 8 September

    Traveller families: ‘We just want to live on the land we legally own’

    By Cherry WilsonBBC News Online “Summer has been lovely. The kids have had the paddling pool out and I can nip next door to see Gemma for a cup of tea,” Charlotte Smith tells me. “And even though I don’t see Gemma every day, I know that we’ve got people …