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How do you boost take up of the coronavirus vaccine? – BBC Newsnight

What are the logistical challenges of vaccinating huge swathes of the population and how do you persuade those who are ‘vaccine-hesitant’ to get the jab? […]

Poorest twice as likely to die from coronavirus in UK – BBC News

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the poor, vulnerable and those living in deprived areas the hardest. The overall death rate in England’s poorest areas was […]

Thousands flee poisonous gas after volcano erupts – BBC News

Thousands of people have fled after Indonesia’s Ile Lewotolok volcano erupted, spewing smoke and gas 4km (2.5 miles) into the sky. Authorities in the country, […]

Maradona manslaughter investigation: police raid doctor's clinic and home – BBC News

Prosecutors in Argentina are investigating Diego Maradona’s doctor — following allegations of negligence prior to the footballing legend’s death four days ago. Police in Buenos […]

Reunited after the Manchester Arena bombing – BBC News

Usman was a teenage steward working at Manchester Arena. Sharon was a mum collecting her daughter from an Ariana Grande concert. This is their story […]

The world's deepest diving pool in Poland – BBC News

Deepspot is a diving pool that goes 45.5m (150ft) down and provides a space for divers to train. It includes a ship wreck and separate […]

Iran threatens Israel with retaliation after murder of top nuclear scientist – BBC News

Iran’s leaders have promised to retaliate after the assassination of the country’s top nuclear scientist. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was attacked near the capital Tehran. Iran’s President […]

Amazon rainforest: 'Paying the price for disrespecting nature' – BBC News

Coronavirus is ripping through indigenous communities in the Amazon rainforest. Now, some are starting to fight back. Filmed by: Fernando Crispim, Jose Monteiro Produced by: […]

India’s caste system: What it means to be a Dalit woman? – BBC News

India is home to more than 80 million Dalit women, formerly known as ‘untouchables’, who are considered some of the most oppressed in the world. […]

Coronavirus: When can I get the COVID-19 vaccine? – BBC News

Excitement over this month’s COVID-19 vaccine announcements has turned into questions about when we can all access the vaccines. Ros Atkins answers some of the […]

Tigray crisis: Thousands seek refuge on Sudan-Ethiopia border – BBC News

he Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has launched an assault on the city of Mekelle, the regional capital of Tigray amid calls from the international […]

Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Lecturer released by Iran 'in prisoner swap' – BBC News

A British-Australian academic serving a 10-year sentence in Iran for espionage has been freed, with Tehran saying it was a swap for three jailed Iranians. […]