More than a quarter of a million children are absent from school in the UK because of coronavirus.
Scientists begin to give the drug to people at home with symptoms to see if it can keep them out of hospital.
The appeal centres around whether under-16s can consent to using puberty blockers.
But they say pain relief should be part of the discussion when fitting this type of contraceptive.
The current rules will remain in place until 19 July - with the aim of lifting remaining restrictions in August.
Ministers are "working on" plans for quarantine-free travel from amber list countries if vaccinated.
Maternity services are failing women belonging to ethnic minorities, the charity investigating says.
Critics fear data could be misused but the health secretary says the system will deliver better care.
Ex-pupils caught up in the infected blood scandal decades ago are giving evidence at an inquiry.
The BBC's Naga Munchetty says the procedure was one of the most traumatic experiences she's ever had.
A senior employee wrote on Twitter that the extra holiday was to deal with "collective burnout".
There are chronic shortages in some nations where Covid infections are surging, a key official says.
But Boris Johnson warns there could be a "rough winter for all sorts of reasons", including flu.
An appeal will examine whether under-16s can consent to treatment that delays the onset of puberty.
With the Olympics starting in July, Covid cases are coming down from a peak in May.
After the distressing birth of his daughter, Elliott Rae struggled with post traumatic stress disorder.
The key numbers that offer clues as to whether "freedom day" will proceed as planned on 21 June.
Seonag was unaware she had a "mark" on the back of her thigh when she went for a Mother's Day massage.
Europe is gradually easing lockdown measures ahead of the tourist season.
Rising coronavirus cases have called the planned 21 June relaxing of rules in England into question.
The vaccine rollout is now available for younger adults. What do they need to know about getting jabbed?
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UK coronavirus cases are rising due to a variant first identified in India that spreads more easily.
Coronavirus restrictions are staying in place because of concerns about the Delta variant.
Wearing a face covering is currently a legal requirement in many places, but could the rules change as lockdown eases further?
Over 40s in England and Scotland can have their second dose after eight weeks instead of 12.
Busting myths and explaining the facts around vaccines.
Shielding in England is ending on 31 March.
Why experts are concerned about the emergence of this particular new version of coronavirus.
What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?
Some people across the UK have been able to form "support bubbles" or "extended households".
Everyone in England and Scotland is being encouraged to take rapid coronavirus tests regularly.
A new cough, fever and change in smell or taste are the key symptoms that mean you may have coronavirus.
Use our tool to check the meaning of key words and phrases associated with the Covid-19 outbreak.
While most people will have mild symptoms and recover quickly, some are more prone to getting sick.
With face masks in high demand, we look at whether they really can protect people from the virus.
Vaccination, testing and new treatments should mean fewer restrictions if Covid infections increase.
A girl, 15, who donated her hair to a cancer charity finds out a year later she has cancer herself.
Ros Atkins traces back the story of the Delta variant and how it delayed the UK’s reopening plans.
Mark King’s 12-year-old son died after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest.
The Delta variant of Covid-19, first identified in India, has changed how the virus is spreading.