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Rising wholesale gas prices means some companies are unable to supply energy customers have paid for. Go to article - Four more small energy firms could go bust next week
"Everything looks very dark," a schoolgirl tells the BBC as schools reopen for boys but not girls. Go to article - Afghanistan: Girls excluded as Afghan secondary schools reopen
Travel agents report a rise in bookings after the amber list is scrapped and testing rules are eased. Go to article - Holiday bookings surge after travel rules change
Bedale Hunt in North Yorkshire confirms the young girl died in a "tragic accident". Go to article - Girl, 2, dies after falling from pony at Bedale Hunt meet
Owner of the Druidstone Hotel says the clifftop bar was overrun by tourists wanting to see the sunset. Go to article - Pembrokeshire hotel slated for £200 fee to deter instagrammers
At least 10,000 people are camped under the bridge at the US-Mexico border, in poor conditions. Go to article - Thousands of migrants gather at US-Mexico border crossing
The "exceptional decision" follows a pact between Australia, the US and UK, which scuppered a French deal. Go to article - Aukus: France recalls envoys amid security pact row
Club owners fear passes may harm Christmas trade, but those at clinical risk say they feel comforted. Go to article - Covid passes: Relief and concern at Wales announcement
The couple say they have no idea how the 5ft female python got into their home. Go to article - Shocked Dudley couple find python hiding in bedroom
The Austrian energy drink company is pursuing a legal challenge over the use of the word "bull". Go to article - Red Bull in trademark dispute with English gin firm Bullards
Liverpool remain unbeaten in the Premier League this season after Sadio Mane scores his 100th goal for the club in a victory against Crystal Palace. Go to article - Mane scores 100th goal as Liverpool go three points clear
A selection of powerful images from all over the globe, taken this week. Go to article - Week in pictures: 11 - 17 September 2021
Ros Atkins looks at the ethics of Western countries rolling out Covid booster jabs while millions globally remain unvaccinated. Go to article - Ros Atkins On… the ethics of Covid booster jabs
Organisers James Morgan and Anushka Fernando want to help dogs socialise again after lockdown. Go to article - 'Dachshund disco is a children's party for your dog'
Jamie Campbell salutes Sheffield's role in the story of his extraordinary life. Go to article - Everybody's Talking About Jamie: Sheffield welcomes home coming-of-age story
How the only female whirling dancer in Afghanistan made it out of Kabul. Go to article - Afghanistan: The escape of the whirling dancer
Street artist Jim Vision had an idea for what to do with planes that have ended their flying days. Go to article - Planes turned into graffiti canvasses by street artist
With Thailand's capital under tight Covid restrictions, taxis are being repurposed to grow food. Go to article - Thailand Covid: Idle taxis used to grow food for out-of-work drivers
British teenager Emma Raducanu tells BBC Breakfast about the "whirlwind" experience of winning the US Open. Go to article - 'It's still sinking in!' - Raducanu on winning the US Open
The three men make a safe return after 90 days in space - China's longest ever crewed mission. Go to article - Three Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90 days in space
Fire-resistant blankets protect General Sherman and other sequoias as a California blaze closes in. Go to article - California fires: General Sherman and other sequoias given blankets
A round-up of 15 things we learned from this year's Strictly Come Dancing celebrities. Go to article - Strictly Come Dancing: 15 things we learned from the stars of 2021
UK activists have protested on the M25, but should they instead be picketing China's embassy? Go to article - Climate change: Should green campaigners put more pressure on China to slash emissions?
In Mazar-i-Sharif, former army pilots are flying Taliban around and families are selling possessions for food. Go to article - 'There’s security but no money': Afghans settle into life under Taliban rule
Thousands of people who have turned 66 have not been paid their state pensions and they are furious. Go to article - Unpaid state pension: 'I'm disgusted by delays'
The Lib Dems are facing a battle to get heard at their online conference but they are in good spirits. Go to article - Lib Dem conference: Sir Ed Davey gambles on targeting Tories
Young people have never known another leader, and many worry for the future as old certainties shift. Go to article - German elections: How Angela Merkel changed her country
Muriel Gardiner's courage fighting fascism in Austria inspired an Oscar-winning film. Who was she? Go to article - Muriel Gardiner: The heiress who saved countless lives
Doctors can now judge whether under-16s can give informed consent to taking puberty blockers. Go to article - Keira Bell case: What are puberty blockers?
The Lancashire town is hosting a meeting of presiding officers - including the US Speaker of the House. Go to article - US politician Nancy Pelosi heads to Chorley, Lancashire for G7 summit
As Australia, the UK and the US seal a security pact, the EU does not quite know where to look. Go to article - Aukus: Defence pact an awkward wake-up call for Europe
How better technology and regulation could cut the waste generated by the construction industry. Go to article - The big problem of building waste and how to tackle it
Kent Spitfires' Jordan Cox parries the ball to Matt Milnes for an outstanding relay catch to dismiss Somerset's Lewis Gregory during the final of the T20 Blast at Edgbaston. Go to article - T20 Blast final: Jordan Cox and Matt Milnes combine for magnificent relay catch
Fallon Sherrock becomes the first woman to reach a televised PDC final, but loses to Michael van Gerwen at the Nordic Darts Masters. Go to article - Sherrock reaches her first PDC final
Kent Spitfires beat Somerset to win the T20 for the second time - 14 years on from their first triumph at Edgbaston Go to article - Kent put in superb fielding display to beat Somerset in T20 Blast final
Nic Dolly scores twice as Leicester stun Premiership runners-up Exeter 34-19 to begin the new season with an impressive win. Go to article - Dolly double helps Leicester down Exeter
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he feels "guilty" after his side fail to put on "a show" in Saturday's goalless draw with Southampton. Go to article - Guardiola feels 'guilty' after Southampton stalemate
Somerset's Tom Abell executes an impressive diving catch to dismiss Kent's Joe Denly during the final of the T20 Blast at Edgbaston. Go to article - T20 Blast Finals Day: 'That's magnificent!' - Tom Abell diving catch dismisses Joe Denly
The rules on foreign travel to and from England are being simplified. Go to article - What are the travel rules now and for half term?
What you need to know about going to Portugal, Spain, Greece, France, Malta, Italy and Turkey. Go to article - What are the travel rules for Spain, Portugal, Malta and other holiday hotspots?
More than four out of five UK adults are now fully vaccinated, but daily case rates remain high. Go to article - Covid: People are vaccinated - so why are there so many cases?
Charts and maps tracking the progress of Covid vaccination programmes. Go to article - Covid vaccines: How fast is progress around the world?
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area. Go to article - Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?
People in Scotland will need to be fully vaccinated to go to clubs, sporting events and concerts. Go to article - Covid passports: How do I get one and when will I need it?
Significant numbers have had long-term problems after recovering from the original infection. Go to article - Long Covid: What is it and what are the symptoms?
Lockdown rules have changed across the UK, but some restrictions remain in place. Go to article - Covid rules: What's in England's 'Winter Plan'?
Face coverings could become a legal requirement in England again if the NHS struggles this winter. Go to article - What are the rules and guidance for face masks and coverings?
This year's roll out has expanded in an attempt to shield against a double whammy of flu and Covid. Go to article - Flu jab 2021: Who’s eligible for a free vaccine?
We answer some of your questions about vaccinating 12-15 year-olds, the booster vaccine and other topics. Go to article - Is it safe to vaccinate our child? And other questions
How Nigerian Ramon Abbas went from a romance scammer to a so-called "Billionaire Gucci Master". Go to article - Hushpuppi - the Instagram influencer and international fraudster
The BBC investigates a mystery illness dubbed "Havana syndrome" that has affected American diplomats and spies. Go to article - ‘Havana syndrome ’ and the mystery of the microwaves
When Tony Kofi had a near-fatal accident, he had a vision of himself playing a musical instrument. It would change his life forever. Go to article - 'The near-death experience that made me a top musician'
Through interviews with insiders, BBC News has pieced together an account of how Afghanistan’s government unravelled. Go to article - Chaos and confusion: The frenzied final hours of the Afghan government
LaTonya Myers spent nine months in jail because she couldn’t afford bail - now she's helping others facing the same challenge. Go to article - 'I studied law in jail - now I want to change the system'