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Coronavirus doctor’s diary: Karen caught Covid - and took it home
Everyone has heard about doctors and nurses catching Covid-19 but cleaners and porters have been worse hit.
Talia Dean: ’My back pain was misdiagnosed for 15 years - now I can’t dance’
Singer Talia Dean was 18 when she first had symptoms of axial spondyloarthritis. It took 15 years to get a diagnosis.
Supermodel Halima Aden: Why I quit’
The first hijab-wearing supermodel, Halima Aden, tells the BBC why she abandoned the fashion industry.
Bombay Jungle: How British Asians broke into London’s club scene
Bouncers used to turn Mits Sahni away because of his skin colour - then he set up London’s first weekly Asian club night.
How six brothers - and their lions - terrorised a Libyan town
The Kani brothers presided over a reign of terror in the Libyan town of Tarhuna - now their crimes are being revealed.
My husband’s ashes are still unscattered, but we’re doing OK’
Sophie Townsend lost her husband - and father of her children - to cancer. But in time their lives returned to an even(ish) keel.
There is a mental health crisis with or without corona
There is a mental health crisis with or without corona, especially among young people
Dog theft: Organised crime driving epidemic’ of dog snatching
Dog theft: Organised crime driving epidemic’ of dog snatching.
Was I wrong to fall for a cheating cat?
Anisa Subedar fell in love with a visiting cat. It wanted attention, so she gave it attention. Then it disappeared.
Coronavirus doctor’s diary: Close to death from Covid, I asked them to save my baby’
A 22-year-old became seriously ill with Covid while pregnant, but ultimately both mother and baby were saved.
She is beautiful but she is Indian’: The student who became a Welsh bard at 19
Dorothy Bonarjee was Indian by birth, English by upbringing, French by marriage - and Welsh at heart.
Has Thomas Becket’s treasured ’little book’ been found?
Thomas Becket, killed in Canterbury in 1170, was attached to a little book , which may now have been found in Cambridge.
1,000 lost on one boat - this woman hopes to name them
An Italian pathologist is trying to identify the migrants on a boat that sank in the Mediterranean in 2015.
Contact tracer: ’People threaten us and block our calls’
An NHS Test and Trace worker says many members of the public don’t answer or refuse to co-operate.
I was in prison at 20 - and a music executive by 28’
As he faced jail, the life Niyah Smith had once dreamed of looked impossible. But then came a chance to turn his fortunes around.
The disabled activist who led a historic 24-day sit-in
Judy Heumann has fought all her life to challenge the stereotypes and misconceptions associated with disability.
The Black Panther who hijacked a jet to Algeria and started again in France
Melvin McNair hijacked a US airliner with his wife and children and then became a model French citizen.
The Donut King who went full circle - from rags to riches, twice
Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy made a fortune in doughnuts then lost it all to gambling.
Christian Picciolini: The neo-Nazi who became an anti-Nazi
Christian Picciolini became a Nazi skinhead as a teenager but now he fights extremism.
The Syrian mercenaries used as ’cannon fodder’ in Nagorno-Karabakh
Four Syrians say they enlisted for sentry duties in Azerbaijan and were sent to the Nagorno-Karabakh front line.
The rare condition slowly paralysing my arms and legs’
Filmmaker Xavier Alford explores up to his rare illness for the first time as it slowly paralyses his arms and legs.
A police officer with a conscience who left Belarus
Andrei Ostapovich quit his job as a Belarusian police officer, was detained in Russia, then escaped to Poland.
Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah: ’Did air pollution kill my daughter?’
A new inquest into the death of Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah could list air pollution as a cause of her death.
Church pastor exposed as a career con artist
Church pastor exposed as a career con artist.
Kayla Mueller’s parents: ’We can’t let her down again’
After being taken hostage by the so-called Islamic State in 2013, no one knows for certain what happened to American aid worker Kayla Mueller.
Far-right online: ’I got them back on social media’
I cannot bear the chance of something that I’ve done makes somebody else go and do something horrific.’
Living with IBD: Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease
BBC reporter Bryony Hopkins explores how IBD impacts the lives of three young people.
Bury: Bringing Football Back
The fans bringing football back to the town of Bury
Teabags: Which brands contain plastic?
The UK drinks over 100 million mugs of tea every day, but what do our teabags really contain?
C-section guilt: I felt like I’d failed’
Three women who had Caesarean deliveries describe their feelings of having ’failed’ at childbirth.
Why parcel delivery courier company DPD is in court
Most DPD drivers are on self-employed franchise contracts without sick pay and holiday pay.
The people who think coronavirus is caused by 5G
The idea that 5G could have health implications isn’t new. But conspiracy theories linking 5G with Covid-19 went viral during lockdown.
Menopause added to school curriculum for the first time
With menopause now on the school curriculum in England, three women share their experience of the change
The effect of coronavirus on DJs, musicians and clubbing
DJ and broadcaster Jamz Supernova looks at what impact the pandemic has had on the clubbing industry.