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Watch: Sportscene - Scottish Premiership highlights

Catch up with highlights of Saturday's Scottish Premiership highlights on BBC Scotland's Sportscene.
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An Italian man tried to trick a nurse into injecting the COVID-19 vaccine in a rubber foam arm he was wearing under a theater corset to finesse a vaccine pass

A man in Italy asked to be put in jail to get away from his wife.Gabriele Tamborrelli/Getty Images A man in Italy tried to trick a nurse into injecting the COVID-19 vaccine into a rubber foam arm, according to The New York Times. The nurse caught him, because she saw it peering under the theater corset he wore to hide it. The man was trying to score a vaccine pass without actually getting a shot amid new rules in Italy. A man from Biella, Italy, showed up to his vaccination appointment with t...
Tags: Europe, Science, News, International, Trends, Bbc, New York Times, Italy, The Times, Vaccine, Times, Piedmont, BUA, La Repubblica, Biella, COVID-19


Wet Leg, Central Cee and Pink Pantheress make BBC Sound of 2022 list

They're among 10 acts tipped for success in the annual BBC list, previously won by Adele and Celeste.
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Will the Conservatives hold on to traditionally-safe North Shropshire seat?

The BBC's Jonathan Blake talks to voters in the West Midlands constituency ahead of the by-election.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc, West Midlands, Jonathan Blake, North Shropshire


Weakest Link: Romesh Ranganathan 'not trying to emulate' Anne Robinson

Comedian Romesh Ranganathan is set to host a rebooted version of the BBC One quiz show.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc, Anne Robinson, Romesh Ranganathan


Anti-Semitism: 2021 likely to be 'the worst year on record'

BBC journalist Tom Brada, who happens to be British and Jewish, investigates what's going on.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc, Jewish, Tom Brada


Most Omicron cases so far have been mild, but experts say it will take weeks to understand how severe the variant can be

A healthcare worker conducts a COVID-19 test on a traveller at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on November 28, 2021,Phill Magakoe/AFP via Getty Images Most of the reported cases of COVID-19 associated with the Omicron variant have been mild so far. However, experts say it's still too early to observe how the variant affects hospitalization rates and deaths globally. Most of the data we have comes from South Africa, a country with a younger and healthier population than the ...
Tags: Europe, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Bbc, South Africa, Delta, Johannesburg, ECDC, Cnbc, Botswana, Afp, Africa Europe, Gauteng Province


Connor Goldson: Can Rangers afford to let defender leave amid Premier League speculation?

With Connor Goldson's Rangers contract set to expire at the end of the season, BBC Scotland looks at whether the Ibrox club should go all in to keep the mainstay centre-back.
Tags: News, Scotland, Bbc, Rangers, Connor Goldson, Can Rangers


BBC extends deal to broadcast next five World Championships

The next five World Championships will be broadcast by BBC Sport after an extension to its media deal with World Athletics.
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Afghan family given home by BBC viewer

A former British army Afghan interpreter is given a new home by a woman who was moved by his story.
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Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai says the Taliban are his brothers

In a BBC interview, Hamid Karzai also calls on the international community to help rebuild Afghanistan.
Tags: News, Bbc, Afghanistan, Taliban, Hamid Karzai


Peaky Blinders Season 6 Trailer: Guess Who's Back?

"Peaky Blinders" is gearing up for its sixth and final season in early 2022, and now, the show's official Twitter account has unveiled a new teaser for what's to come. It's another one of those 10-second teasers, like the one they posted in November, but this time, there's a little more to see than just Cillian Murphy's character, Thomas "Tommy" Shelby, walking.Earlier this year, actress Helen McCrory, who played Tommy's aunt, Polly, died of cancer at 52. As the matriarch of the Peaky Blinders s...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Television, Movies, News, Bbc, Netflix, Peaky Blinders, Nolan, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Spencer, Murphy, Annabelle Wallis, Crane, Hardy, Locke


Watch: Sportscene - Scottish Premiership highlights

Catch up with highlights of Wednesday's Scottish Premiership action on BBC One Scotland's Sportscene.
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Meta reverses policy that blocked people from searching for Kyle Rittenhouse on Facebook and Instagram

Kyle Rittenhouse at the Kenosha County Courthouse on November 17, 2021 in Kenosha, Wisconsin.Sean Krajacic/Pool via Getty Images Facebook, now Meta, blocked users from searching for Kyle Rittenhouse or praising him in August 2020. The company confirmed to the BBC it has now reversed its policy on searching for Rittenhouse. Rittenhouse fatally shot two men and injured a third in August 2020. A jury acquitted him last month. Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, has reversed a policy i...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Shooting, Trends, Bbc, Meta, Kenosha, Rittenhouse, Fishman, Kenosha Wisconsin, Brian Fishman, Tech Insider, Getty Images Facebook, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Kenosha County Courthouse


Epstein accuser: Ghislaine Maxwell is a 'master manipulator'

The BBC spoke to Teresa Helm, who accused Epstein of sexually assaulting her at the age of 22.
Tags: News, Bbc, Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, Teresa Helm


Co-op latest supermarket to not enforce mask wearing

Tesco, Aldi, Lidl and Iceland have also told the BBC they do not plan to challenge customers without masks.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc, Iceland, Tesco Aldi Lidl


Michael Vaughan: BBC 'expects to work' with ex-England captain in future

The BBC "expects to work" with ex-England captain Michael Vaughan in the future and says he "remains on contract" with the organisation.
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Christmas crackers: Lawrence Shankland scores from 53 yards for Dundee Utd

In the countdown to the big day, BBC Scotland is picking out a selection of Christmas Crackers. First up, it's Lawrence Shankland scoring from 53 yards for Dundee United against St Johnstone.
Tags: News, Scotland, Bbc, Dundee United, Dundee Utd, Lawrence Shankland


Christmas crackers: Lawrence Shankland scores from own half for Dundee Utd

In the countdown to the big day, BBC Scotland is picking out a selection of Christmas Crackers. First up, it's Lawrence Shankland scoring from his own half for Dundee United against St Johnstone.
Tags: News, Scotland, Bbc, Dundee United, Dundee Utd, Lawrence Shankland


Greece plans to impose monthly fines of $113 for people over 60 who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine

A patient receives a dose of vaccine against Covid-19, in Aristotelous Square, in the center of Thessaloniki on November 26, 2021.SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP via Getty Images Greece is to impose $113 monthly fines to those over 60 who refuse COVID-19 vaccines. Anyone in that age group who fails to book their first jab by January 16 will be fined. The money collected will be used to fund Greece's healthcare system, the Prime Minister said. Greece is set to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for peo...
Tags: News, Greece, Germany, International, Trends, Eu, Bbc, Austria, New York Times, Vaccine, Thessaloniki, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Mitsotakis, Olaf Scholz, Sakis Mitrolidis, Aristotelous Square


Survivor: I'm haunted by deadliest Channel crossing

Mohamed Isa Omar, one of two survivors of last week's disaster, tells the BBC he saw people drown.
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The couple accused of escaping their isolation hotel in the Netherlands complains forced quarantine is 'worse than a prison'

People wait in front for quarantine and COVID-19 test appointments inside Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands in November 2021.REUTERS/Eva Plevier/File Photo The couple who escaped a COVID-19 lockdown in the Netherlands say their new forced quarantine is "worse than a prison."  Andrés Sanz and Carolina Pimenta were required to quarantine after Pimenta tested positive for COVID-19 after a trip to South Africa.  The couple managed to escape and made it all the way to a plane bound for Spain bef...
Tags: Science, News, Africa, Trends, Spain, Bbc, South Africa, Netherlands, The Netherlands, Schiphol Airport, Pimenta, Sanz, Breaking, REBECCA COHEN, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Aberdeen sheriff's behaviour towards woman 'entirely inappropriate'

The BBC has learned that a tribunal found his conduct towards a woman did not meet the test for dismissal.
Tags: News, Aberdeen, Bbc


Someone claiming to be an alien hijacked this 1997 live BBC broadcast

In 1997, someone claiming to be an alien took over this live Broadcast on BBC. The strange voice which came out of nowhere announced an important message to all Earthlings, which was taken very seriously by authorities at the time. — Read the rest
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Sportscene Predictions: Amy Irons v The Pundits

Amy Irons, from BBC Scotland's The Nine, takes on Allan Preston in predicting the outcome of the weekend's Scottish Premiership games.
Tags: News, Scotland, Bbc, Allan Preston, Amy Irons


Poland PM urges 'wake up' to destabilisation by Russia and allies

Mateusz Morawiecki tells the BBC that it was "not too late to act" before "bad things" happen.
Tags: News, Russia, Bbc, Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki


Covid-19: how worried should we be about Omicron? | podcast

Last week, a new variant of Covid-19 was detected by scientists in South Africa. Since then, additional cases have been reported beyond southern Africa, including Belgium, Canada, Israel, Australia and the UK. And with the WHO warning that the Omicron variant poses a very high global risk, scientists around the world are scrambling to uncover clues about its transmissibility and how effective the current coronavirus vaccines will be against it.To find out what we do know about Omicron and what i...
Tags: UK, Science, Africa, World news, Bbc, Medical Research, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Who, CBC News, Global News, Ian Sample, Coronavirus, Madeleine Finlay, Belgium Canada Israel Australia, CNBC Television Continue


Yemen: The children haunted by 'ghosts' of war

BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen meets terrified families running from civil war in Yemen.
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Brit Awards: Bree Runway, Lola Young and Holly Humberstone tipped for rising star prize

BBC Sound Of runner-up Holly Humberstone, Bree Runway and Lola Young are tipped as ones-to-watch.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc, Lola Young, Holly Humberstone, Bree Runway Lola Young, Holly Humberstone Bree Runway


Meet the Brit Awards' rising star nominees

BBC Sound Of runner-up Holly Humberstone, Bree Runway and Lola Young are tipped as ones-to-watch.
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