Under pressure to be united against Russia, the West promises support "for as long as it takes".
Zara Aleena died following what police say was an "opportunist stranger attack" in east London.
The ex-PM is among Tories voicing concerns at plans to scrap parts of the deal on Northern Ireland.
The ex-prime minister's description of the disaster drew gasps from families watching the public inquiry.
Lawyers are urged to accept proposed fees' rise but there are concerns some will quit the profession.
The gas explosion completely destroyed one house and damaged others in north Birmingham.
The one-day strike will take place on 11 July over what a union called a "massive real-terms pay cut".
Phil Shiner pleads not guilty to three charges linked to claims made against British troops.
A container filled with chlorine was dropped by a crane at the port of Aqaba, authorities say.
She is pictured smiling during a ceremony to mark the beginning of the Royals' week in Edinburgh.
Designers at Moscow Fashion Week wonder how they can stay in business without access to imported materials.
Inflatable sausages, ear-splitting screams and surprise stars. All the moments you may have missed.
Britain's Jodie Burrage rushes to help a ball boy who is taken ill during her first-round match at Wimbledon.
The Radio 1 DJ wrote on Instagram to share the news, eight months after starting treatment.
As the G7 leaders sat down for their first meeting on Sunday, they started to make fun of the Russian leader's so-called macho image.
Olga Malchevska was live on air when she saw images of her childhood home in the aftermath of a Russian attack.
A BBC undercover investigation has exposed a human trafficking network smuggling disabled children from Tanzania to Kenya.
The G7 and Nato summits are focused on Ukraine - and the PM is seeking to emphasise the UK's commitment.
The Northern Ireland Protocol is at the centre of a dispute between the UK and the EU.
Some households could get discounts for using less energy at peak times under National Grid's scheme.
This church helped the original Roe - and will keep aiding abortion-seekers after Supreme Court ruling.
Russian troops must still cross the Siversky Donets river to capture all of the Luhansk region.
Western nations have imposed severe sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
A Red Cross call centre is reuniting Ukrainian and Russian prisoners of war with their loved ones.
How will Emma Raducanu handle her first Wimbledon as a Grand Slam champion - and might we all be expecting too much?
The force takes on mental health to help officers affected by stress - but for some it comes too late.
Chelsea contact Manchester City about a deal for England forward Raheem Sterling.
Britain's Emma Raducanu makes a winning start to her first Wimbledon as a Grand Slam champion with victory over Alison van Uytvanck.
England captain Ben Stokes says a county player's method rather than average "will be on the selectors' minds" when picking future Test squads.
Watch highlights as England romp to victory on the final day of the third Test against New Zealand at Headingley to seal a stunning 3-0 series win.
Watch US Open champion Emma Radacanu's best moments as she beats Belgium's Alison van Uytvanck in her first appearance on Centre Court at Wimbledon.
England are defied by a splendid 150 from South Africa's Marizanne Kapp on day one of the one-off Test at Taunton.
1. How to avoid burnout. Burnout is a state of mental and physical exhaustion that can zap the joy out of your career, friendships, and family interactions. Anyone can become exhausted. What is so poignant about burnout is that it mainly strikes people who are highly committed to their work. Burnout, however, isn’t always easy to spot. READ MORE >>
2. UK four-day week trial begins. The world's biggest trial of the four-day work week began in the UK on Monday morning. Organised by 4 Day Week Global, the six-month-long trial will see 70 companies – totalling more than 3,300 workers – test out a 100:80:100 working pattern: 100% of the pay for 80% of the time, in exchange for 100% productivity. A wide range of industries is represented in the participating companies, including education, housing, recruitment, finance and hospitality. Lead researcher Juliet Schor said: "The four-day week is generally considered to be a triple-dividend policy – helping employees, companies, and the climate." Similar trials are being set up in Scotland and Spain. The Guardian
3. UK growth to be worst in G20 apart from Russia. Economic growth in the UK will be the worst in the G20 apart from Russia, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has forecast. The Paris-based organisation said the effects of high inflation and a further round of tax increases will be the main factors in the UK’s expected weak economic activity. OECD said the UK was unique because it was simultaneously facing high inflation, rising interest rates and increasing taxes. Financial Times
4. EU approves binding gender quotas. Gender equality will no longer be optional across corporate Europe, as the EU passed mandatory quotas to create more evenly balanced boardrooms. It means 40% of non-executive board seats will have to be filled by the "underrepresented sex" – meaning women in practice – in every listed company across the EU from mid-2026. At the moment only France, which already had a 40% quota for women in place, does better than the new minimal requirement. The target will be legally binding, with countries given the power to hand out fines and block boardroom picks if they ignore the law. Bloomberg
5. ‘Summer of discontent’ looming. A union leader warned of a “summer of discontent” after train drivers voted to join the biggest rail strikes in a generation. After a strike by 40,000 members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union, set for June 21, 23 and 25, was announced, two other unions have joined the fray: Aslef, representing drivers, and the Transport and Salaried Staffs’ Association, of non-driving staff. Strikes elsewhere across British infrastructure are being considered, including by members of the GMB and Unite unions working for British Airways at Heathrow. The Times
6. Public still ‘prefers Johnson to Starmer’. Keir Starmer would be a worse choice for prime minister than Boris Johnson, according the to a new poll. The study shows that the PM has a two-point lead over his opponent, despite Partygate, the cost of living crisis and the confidence vote in Johnson held by his own MPs. While 28% think Johnson would make the best prime minister, 26% opted for Starmer. Labour’s lead over the Tories has also narrowed to two points, compared with a three-point lead in the last poll a fortnight ago. The Guardian
7. PPE worth £4bn to be burned. Protective clothing worth billions of pounds bought early in the pandemic to stop NHS staff being infected is to be burned because it is unusable, a report has revealed. The Commons public accounts committee found that the Department of Health and Social Care has £4bn of PPE in storage that cannot be used by frontline workers because it is substandard. Labour leader, Angela Rayner, said “this absolutely damning report exposes the shameful and toxic waste of Boris Johnson’s Conservatives”. BBC
8. Record long Covid cases. Two million adults in the UK, or 3.1% of the population, have long Covid, the latest research from the Office for National Statistics has suggested. The figure - the highest so far - includes 376,000 people who’ve had symptoms for at least two years. The estimates were based on a survey involving nearly 300,000 responses that was conducted over four weeks in April. Fatigue was the most common symptom, followed by shortness of breath, a cough and muscle ache. Long Covid symptoms adversely affected the routine activities of 71% of respondents, with one in five saying that their ability to go about their day-to-day life had been “limited a lot”. The Independent
9. Coffee does bring you to life. Coffee drinkers, rejoice! You can stop feeling guilty about your caffeine compulsion, at least for today. A new study in The Annals of Internal Medicine says coffee drinkers have a 30% lower mortality risk than those who don't drink coffee. How did they come to this conclusion? Over a span of seven years, more than 170,000 people aged 37 to 73 were observed, and a larger number of non-coffee drinkers died within that time period compared to their coffee-drinking counterparts. Of course, as is the case with most studies, there are caveats: One medical professor highlights this is an "observational study" and does not prove coffee alone helps lower risk of dying. Other factors like diet and exercise were also likely at play. Moderation is key, and the "benefits of coffee tapered off" after 4.5 cups a day. The data was inconclusive for those who prefer coffee with artificial sweeteners. The Telegraph
10. The bottom line. More than 100 members of the House of Lords attended Parliament fewer than ten times in the last session. The Times
A woman is killed and a man seriously hurt after a major gas explosion at a house in Kingstanding.
Cait wants to help others who who have dwarfism and struggle to shop on the high street.
UK coastguard footage shows the rescue of the five-strong crew by an RNLI craft.
Saul and George are both 12 and their lives have been affected in some way by a rare disease.
Steve Phillip and Mike McCarthy both lost their sons, Ross and Jordan, to suicide.
Boris Johnson tells Radio 4's Today there will be no "psychological transformation" from him.
Passengers react to the third day of strike action in the UK as they make their journeys.
The UK's largest ceramic sculpture has been unveiled in Cornwall - but not everyone is convinced.
The Tories and PM Boris Johnson are dealt a major blow as the Lib Dems and Labour win two seats.
Sir Jonathan Van-Tam is asked if he's changed his habits, as Covid-19 cases in the UK continue to rise.
Adam Gabsi had to be carried up six floors to his flat after the lifts in his tower block broke down.
Former paratrooper, John Bream, jumped from 85 ft (26m) in order to claim the title.
Rail union boss Mick Lynch says that a deal with rail companies could have been made by now.
The Duke of Cambridge hailed the Windrush generation's "enormous contribution" at the ceremony.
Her song Running Up That Hill has topped the charts in the UK - 37 years after it was first released.
Norman Cook is volunteering for an NHS scheme to help those with severe mental health problems.
Ros Atkins examines why a dispute between the RMT union and employers has led to strike action.
RMT general-secretary Mick Lynch admits "the whole country is suffering."
The Transport Secretary tells the Commons that the public ''will not be hoodwinked'' by the unions.
Award-winning poet, Tony Walsh, pens poem to recognise Martin Hibbert's achievement.
A bereaved family is searching for answers around their father's asbestos-related death.
Chrissie Riedhofer has spent most of her life learning to cope with people staring at her.
Biologist Lee White explains how creating national parks revived Gabon’s elephant population.
On 19 June 2017, Ruzina Akhtar's dad Makram Ali was killed by a man who drove into a group worshippers.
The transport secretary says a planned rail strike is "the last thing we need" and "unnecessary".
The shadow secretary for levelling up calls on the government to do more to help negotiations.
Ukraine should be given the chance to host the Eurovision Song Contest in 2023, the UK prime minister has said.
Sian Phillips and Paul Sherwood, sister and brother-in-law of murdered journalist Dom Phillips, talk to the BBC.
At nearly 80, the former world number one is still campaigning for tennis to be more inclusive.
The growing need for aesthetically pleasing spaces is causing people to give their homes a makeover.
Roller skating isn’t necessarily an activity a lot of wheelchair users might expect to take part in, but Wheels and Wheelchairs is helping to change that.
The European heatwave is bringing hot weather to parts of the UK. Helen Willetts explains how high the temperatures might get and how long it could last.
Across the UK, volunteer harvesters are helping to fight food waste by sending produce to food banks.
A memorial service at Westminster Abbey marks five years since the Grenfell Tower fire.
Kids on the Green was originally set up for young people as an emergency response to the 2017 disaster.
Ros Atkins looks at the government’s controversial plan to fly some illegal arrivals to Rwanda.
The Killers' frontman leapt off stage to see if crowd-surfing Doug James who fell at a gig was OK.
South African charity Book Dash is creating children's books in super-fast time.
Journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira went missing in the Amazon rainforest.
Martin Hibbert was paralysed from the waist down during a bomb attack at Manchester Arena in 2017.
Single mum Jyndi, 25, from Northamptonshire tells the BBC that she sometimes has to miss meals to be able to feed her child.
About 8,000 tonnes of compressed cardboard was ablaze in Birmingham, the fire service said.
Rich Goodwin filmed his aerobatic air show display from the cockpit.
Feruza Afewerki started Gold & Ashes after losing her sister and niece in the Grenfell Tower fire.
The PM says the protocol is "upsetting the balance of the Belfast Good Friday Agreement” ahead of changes to be announced on Monday.
Former Dragon Theo Paphitis pays tribute to his co-star Hilary Devey, who has died aged 65.
A PhD student has been creating audio memory boxes for hospice patients in Northern Ireland.
How a boyhood dream to join the circus came true for trapeze artist Trystan Chambers.
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We chat to Florence 'DJ Cuppy' Otedola, daughter of billionaire Femi Otedola, about life at Oxford University.
Ben Couillet has bought hundreds of pieces of TfL merchandise since moving to London in 2019.
Anna Chojnicka bruises the skin of bananas to create intricate artworks before eating her creations.
MP Robert Jenrick says two men captured fighting for Ukraine had been "put on a show trial".
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