BBC : Top Stories
18h36 08  mars
Meghan and Harry interview: Tabloid racism ’large part’ of why we left UK, says duke
In unaired footage, the Duke of Sussex says the bigoted UK media created a toxic environment .
16h58
First day back at school has ’gone well’, say heads
Millions have returned to school in England, with face masks and Covid tests for secondary pupils.
11h30
Covid-19: School rapid test cannot be overruled, says minister
Concerns have been raised that thousands of pupils could be incorrectly told they have the virus.
15h57
Fears for 5,000 UK steel jobs as lender collapses
The main backer of the UK’s third-largest steelmaker has gone into administration.
15h30
Covid: Daughter allowed to hold mum’s hands in care home
Some care home residents in England are now allowed one nominated visitor, as restrictions begin to ease.
18h55
Asylum seekers: Napier Barracks and Penally camp ’filthy and run-down’
Inspectors criticised conditions at Napier Barracks in Folkestone and Penally camp in Pembrokeshire.
16h19
Amy-Leanne Stringfellow: Ex-soldier killed by fiancé who was on bail
Amy-Leanne Stringfellow, who died in a sustained attack, was unlawfully killed, a coroner rules.
18h09
Malala Yousafzai signs production deal with Apple TV
The Nobel Prize laureate on why she is hopeful about change and representation on screen.
18h19
Eight in hospital as Isle of Man virus cases rise by 56
The Manx government scraps plans to reopen hub schools on Tuesday for key workers’ children.
18h15
Mark & Spencer launches online operations in 46 markets
The retailer’s expansion into 46 markets marks the latest move to grow its digital business.
18h06
Emma Hardy MP quits shadow minster role over Covid workload
The Hull West and Hessle Labour MP says the number of people needing help has risen dramatically .
20h53
Grace Victory: YouTuber with Covid-19 ’awake and baby thriving’
Grace Victory was in an induced coma after giving birth to her first child on Christmas Eve.
12h34
Meghan and Harry interview: Racism claims, duke ’let down’ by dad, and duchess on Kate
The explosive interview saw the couple talk about their relationships with other royals and racism.
06h41
Somerset starlings stop man’s car in ’impressive’ display
Ecologist Jamie Kingscott took a photograph of thousands of starlings as they surrounded his car.
12h00
Meghan and Harry interview: ’Royalty is not a shield from the despair of racism’
Black women in the US respond to Meghan Markle’s revelations about racism and Britain.
14h27
Video diary shows Nottinghamshire triplets’ return to school
A mum of triplets films a video diary of their return to school.
09h24
Covid: Banksy to auction Southampton hospital artwork for NHS
The piece depicts a young boy discarding his superhero toys in favour of a model of an NHS nurse.
07h13
UK lockdown: ’Bored’ landlady makes miniature version of own pub
Amy Sayers makes a tiny replica of The Swan pub in Addingham as a lockdown project out of boredom .
00h00
The ballerina dancing on ice for a real ” swan lake’
Ilmira Bagrautinova from the world-renowned Mariinsky Theatre danced in -15C to save a natural beauty spot.
00h00
Could lab-grown meat help tackle climate change?
Last year Singapore approved the sale of ’chicken’ grown in a lab. What is it exactly - and could it be better for the planet?
00h00 07  mars
Losing a twin: ’With great love, comes great loss’
The sister of a girl who died following a school bus crash speaks about how she copes with her grief.
00h13
The women of Egypt’s Arab Spring
Ten years ago, Egyptians took to the streets calling for the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak
15h49 06  mars
In pictures: Thousands attend LGBT Mardi Gras in Sydney
Thousands gathered for the event, which was scaled back over Covid-19 safety concerns.
07h11
Stormont signer’s children passing on their skills
Stormont signer Kristina Sinclair’s children use sign language despite not having hearing difficulties.
16h13 08  mars
Analysis: Harry and Meghan rattle monarchy’s gilded cage
The couple’s interview lays bare the contradictions of the royals’ public and private lives.
14h33
Back to school: How pupils feel about returning to class
The BBC speaks to pupils to discover how they feel as they go back to school.
16h27
Tyler Perry: The US mogul who gave Meghan and Harry a home
Tyler Perry provided the couple with a mansion and security when they moved from Canada in 2020.
16h01
Meghan and Harry’s Oprah interview: Princess Diana’s significance
Prince Harry spoke about fears of history repeating itself when comparing his wife and his mum.
18h13
Florence Price: Forgotten work by pioneering composer rediscovered
Florence Price was the first African-American woman to have a symphony performed by a top orchestra.
00h08
The woman with HIV helping others have a ’good death’
In the country with the world’s highest prevalence of HIV, Thembi Nkambule doesn’t want people to die of Aids ashamed and alone.
00h03
Deepfake is the future of content creation
Deepfake, or AI-generated videos, are increasingly being used commercially.
00h08
London Zoo: Second Easter in lockdown looms
London Zoo staff explain how they - and the animals - have coped in their most difficult year.
00h12
Naga Munchetty: It’s time to talk about race
Naga Munchetty travelled across the UK to understand what race and racism means today.
00h09
A year ago, the show did not go on. What happened next?
Read the stories of those who worked on a play in Liverpool that was cut short by Covid.
00h43 07  mars
Katy Sprague: The family piecing together an ’avoidable murder’
Katy Sprague’s family believe if their concerns had been addressed she would still be alive today.
00h17
Coming 2 America: ’The first black fairytale’ revisited
Actress Nomzamo Mbatha on the importance of Coming 2 America celebrating blackness on screen.
00h09
How a ring tells the story of a forgotten secret agent
A war hero had been all but forgotten. But now his story can be told - thanks to his engagement ring.
17h17 05  mars
UK Royal Family: Who is in it and how does it work?
Here are some of the things you need to know about the British royals.
22h21 08  mars
West Ham 2-0 Leeds United: Hammers maintain top-four push
West Ham continue their unlikely push for a place in next season’s Champions League with a deserved victory over Leeds United at London Stadium.
21h32
Derek McInnes: Aberdeen part with manager after eight years
Derek McInnes, the Scottish Premiership’s longest serving manager, leaves Aberdeen after eight years in charge at Pittodrie.
20h35
Chelsea 2-0 Everton: Thomas Tuchel’s side strengthen top-four hopes
Thomas Tuchel remains unbeaten as Chelsea boss as his side beat Everton to boost their chances of a top-four Premier League finish.
12h00
I dread using public toilets’ - rugby player Fisher on life with alopeci
Team GB rugby player Heather Fisher says she dreads using public toilets as she is frequently mistaken for a man because of her alopecia.
18h06
New 36-team Champions League format could be agreed this month
Plans for a reformed 36-team Champions League which would start in 2024 could be agreed by the end of this month.
06h19
Prize money ’significantly levelled up’ between women’s and men’s sport
More sports than ever are offering equal prize money, a BBC study shows on International Women’s Day.
08h49
Covid: What are the new rules for schools?
All students in England can now return to classrooms, but how will Covid testing work?
08h59
How could children make up for lost school time?
A massive task lies ahead for schools as they try to make up for teaching time lost during the pandemic.
16h25 07  mars
Coronavirus, schools and children - what are the risks?
How much do children contribute to the spread of Covid?
09h09 08  mars
What’s the roadmap for lifting lockdown?
England has entered the first stage of its lockdown easing with millions of children back at school.
16h24
Covid: How are European countries tackling the pandemic?
Are European countries relaxing restrictions put in place to control a new wave of infections?
00h24
Covid child brides: ’My family told me to marry at 14’
A Unicef report shows ten million more underage girls may be forced to marry due to the pandemic.