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Michael Balogun was serving a jail sentence when he was allowed out on day-release to work in the kitchens at the famous drama school Rada

He went on to study there after completing his sentence and is now an actor

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Replying to @BBC100women: Mahira Khan wants to change the narrative of how romance is shown in films and on TV.

The actress @TheMahiraKhan is on th…

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'Children should share bedrooms with their parents, not the children of another household'

Scientists spell out ways to minimise Covid risk at Christmas

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Hundreds get wrong results due to Covid test error

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Ex-Great Ormond Street porter admits sex offences against six boys over a 35-year period

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Police officer faces prison sentence after having sex with crime victim in a toilet at his station

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England's current lockdown will end at midnight on 2 December

After that, regions will be placed in one of three tiers: Medium, High or Very high

Check what the restrictions will be in your area ⬇️

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➡️ R number drops to between 0.9 and 1
➡️ Johnson defends tiers amid Tory unrest
➡️ School holidays could be extended in Scotland

Here's our evening coronavirus update

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Replying to @BBCSport: England have secured one of the top 10 European seeds in the draw for World Cup 2022 qualifying after staying fourth in Fifa'…

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Replying to @bbcworldservice: The world is getting ready to put several coronavirus vaccines into action.

They’ve been developed in record time - b…

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Greater Manchester homeless scheme receives £300k boost

The extra investment funds 40 additional beds for rough sleepers during the winter

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Replying to @BBCBreakfast: A blood test could soon be used to detect cancer. 
The NHS is planning to pilot the test to find out if it can detect mor…

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Replying to @BBCWalesNews: Pubs, restaurants and bars will face tighter restrictions in the run up to Christmas and other businesses will close, fir…

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England have secured one of the top 10 European seeds in the draw for World Cup 2022 qualifying after staying fourth in Fifa's world rankings.

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Replying to @BBCWorld: 'This is war'

Huge protests erupt in Poland as the government attempts to ban nearly all abortions

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'This is war'

Huge protests erupt in Poland as the government attempts to ban nearly all abortions

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A blood test could soon be used to detect cancer. 
The NHS is planning to pilot the test to find out if it can detect more than 50 types of cancer at an early stage.

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The world is getting ready to put several coronavirus vaccines into action.

They’ve been developed in record time - but that doesn’t mean the pandemic is over… THREAD 1/9

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"However much we paint our smiles on in the classroom... children know things aren't quite right"

Students have lost hundreds of days of education to Covid and self-isolation - how are they coping?

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Pubs, restaurants and bars will face tighter restrictions in the run up to Christmas and other businesses will close, first minister says

Read more:

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Replying to @BBCWorld: The shooting during a protest against police brutality in Nigeria led to global condemnation

But how much do we know about w…

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The shooting during a protest against police brutality in Nigeria led to global condemnation

But how much do we know about what happened?

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Replying to @BBCPolitics: When a usually loyal former cabinet minister like Damian Green tells BBC News he is prepared to vote against his own gover…

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When a usually loyal former cabinet minister like Damian Green tells BBC News he is prepared to vote against his own government’s restrictions next week, Boris Johnson has a problem

@IainJWatson explains why

[Thread]

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Replying to @BBC100women: The "unscientific" examinations are condemned by international organisations such as the @UN.

(Via @BBCNewsbeat for #BBC1

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Replying to @BBC100women: Esra* was detained and forced to have a “virginity test”.

Critics say they are unscientific, cannot prove whether someone…

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Replying to @BBCWorld: It's almost been one year since Finland's new coalition government headed by five women started work …

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Quoted @meghamohan

In Dec 2019, Sanna Marin became the world’s youngest female world leader.

Finland’s coalition govt is led by women, 4 of them in their 30s.

@Yousef_Eldin & I were given world exclusive access to their 1st year. (thread)

It's almost been one year since Finland's new coalition government headed by five women started work

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The "unscientific" examinations are condemned by international organisations such as the @UN.

(Via @BBCNewsbeat for #BBC100Women).

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Esra* was detained and forced to have a “virginity test”.

Critics say they are unscientific, cannot prove whether someone is a virgin and can be a form of abuse.

*Her name has been changed to protect her identity.

#BBC100Women

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Mahira Khan wants to change the narrative of how romance is shown in films and on TV.

The actress @TheMahiraKhan is on the #BBC100Women list of 2020

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