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Thursday
22nd April 2021

Around the world

India's second wave: 'We were not prepared'

The Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating in India beyond anywhere else in the world.

Alexei Navalny: Police detain hundreds of protesters across Russia

Thousands of people around Russia have joined unauthorised rallies to protest against the detention of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

In the UK

Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge launch cooking campaign

The Manchester United star has teamed up with chef Tom Kerridge to promote healthy home cooking.

ASMR: Why is it being used more in the music industry?

Why ASMR is becoming more used within the music industry.

Politics

Johnny Mercer: 'I was sacked by text'

Former veterans minister Johnny Mercer has said he was fired from government through text.

Starmer: Is it right to change tax rules for Dyson?

The Labour leader challenges the prime minister on his texts with businessman Sir James Dyson.

Education

Black history: Students at West Suffolk College help change curriculum

The college is the first in England to integrate black history into courses throughout the year.

Lockdown learning 'made me feel a lot more confident'

Teenagers are due back in school next week but despite the challenges, some benefited from lockdown learning.

Health

Air pollution: 'All children have the right to breathe clean air'

Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's mother says "all children have the right to breathe clean air".

The beauty ideal fuelling an illicit drugs trade

For Altou, a 19-year-old model, having a ‘slim thick’ body is the key to getting more likes and more work.

Business

Shanghai Auto Show: Five electric car brands to look out for in China

Robin Brant talks through five companies showcasing electric vehicles at the Shanghai Auto Show.

'I saved my firm by turning my weakness into a strength'

Entrepreneur George James thought clients would be put off by his youth but turned his weakness into a strength.

Science

Climate Basics: Your carbon footprint explained

BBC Reality Check's Chris Morris explains how changing three aspects of how you live can make the biggest dent to your carbon footprint.

Mars: Nasa helicopter 'Ingenuity' flight a success

Ingenuity has become the first rotorcraft to fly on another planet. This is how it works.

Technology

Shanghai Auto Show: Five electric car brands to look out for in China

Robin Brant talks through five companies showcasing electric vehicles at the Shanghai Auto Show.

Will NFTs change how we buy our homes?

“Tokenisation” could change how many people can own a property and speed up transactions.

Entertainment

ASMR: Why is it being used more in the music industry?

Why ASMR is becoming more used within the music industry.

Stadia, GeForce Now, Xbox and PS Now put to the test

Google's Stadia, Nvidia's GeForce Now, Xbox Cloud Gaming and PlayStation Now are put to the test.