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Travel & transport from BBC stories as at 11:35 17 Sep 2021
* UK travel update: Overhaul of 'traffic light' rules expected
[1 hours old]: Ministers are expected to announce changes to the travel traffic light system in England on Friday.

- The Papers: Double-jabbed 'holiday joy' and defence pact challenged
[5 hours old]: Changes to travel test rules and the fallout from the UK's submarine pact are among the front-page stories.

. Afghan refugee: Being caught by Taliban 'was like a scary movie'
[29 hours old]: Refugee Marwa Koofi and her family were captured at Kabul airport

- What are the travel rules now?
[2 hours old]: A traffic light system is in place setting out rules for entering the UK


and in other news ...

- Police must prioritise tackling violence on women
[1 hours old]: Reducing violence against women should have the same priority as countering terrorism, a watchdog says.

- 'It's still sinking in!' - Raducanu on winning the US Open
[1 hours old]: British teenager Emma Raducanu tells BBC Breakfast about the "whirlwind" experience of winning the US Open.

* Prince Andrew may challenge High Court ruling on US case
[0 hours old]: Virginia Giuffre is pursuing a civil case in New York against the prince over allegations of sexual assault.

* Reshuffle: Boris Johnson's new cabinet meets for first time
[1 hours old]: The PM gives his new line-up of ministers a "half-time pep talk", after this week's reshuffle.

- Aukus: US and UK face international backlash over Australia defence deal
[2 hours old]: The nuclear submarine deal with Australia has angered France and raised fears of a war with China.

- GB News: I became a minority of one, says Andrew Neil
[11 hours old]: The ex-BBC presenter who quit the channel says people can decide themselves if it is too right wing.

* California fires: General Sherman and other sequoias given blankets
[0 hours old]: Fire-resistant blankets protect General Sherman and other sequoias as a California blaze closes in.

* House-building reforms paused amid Conservative MP anger
[0 hours old]: Newly appointed Housing Secretary Michael Gove wants to address concerns, the BBC has been told.

- Long Covid less common than feared - ONS study
[10 hours old]: One in 40 people has some long-lasting symptoms, Office for National Statistics data suggests.

* The Wanted's Tom Parker: 'I'm not paying attention to cancer'
[0 hours old]: "The more you pay attention to it, the more the cancer has control of you," says The Wanted star.

- Emmerdale: Actress Elizabeth Estensen leaving ITV soap after 22 years
[10 hours old]: Elizabeth Estensen, who played landlady Diane Sugden, says it is time to "say goodbye".

- FA Cup: Prof Jonathan Van-Tam on his 50-year love affair with Boston United
[4 hours old]: As Boston United prepare for the FA Cup this weekend, superfan Prof Jonathan Van-Tam talks selfies, vaccinating his heroes, and turning his house into a Pilgrims shrine.

- How TikTokers took down a Texas anti-abortion site
[11 hours old]: A draconian abortion ban in Texas has Gen Z fighting its enforcement through hacktivism

- Winning photographers capture Britain's maritime heritage
[11 hours old]: The winning images from this year's Shipwrecked Mariners' Society photography competition.

- Education in prison: 'If I can do it, anyone can’
[11 hours old]: Two prisoners describe how their education inside took them on a different path.

- The big problem of building waste and how to tackle it
[11 hours old]: How better technology and regulation could cut the waste generated by the construction industry.

- Sir Clive Sinclair: Tireless inventor ahead of his time
[15 hours old]: The prolific innovator invented the pocket calculator and the ill-fated Sinclair C5 electric car.

- Lil Nas X: Is the rapper the defining star of his generation?
[11 hours old]: The rapper has subverted hip-hop with his LGBT-positive lyrics, while dominating critics on social media.

* Michael Gove: What will he do with beefed-up planning and levelling up job?
[0 hours old]: Michael Gove is known as a reformer and is now in charge of controversial planning changes.

- Oasis Knebworth 1996: 'We had no fear'
[9 hours old]: Noel Gallagher on the new film marking 25 years since his old band's era-defining gigs.

- Liberal Democrats: Is Ed Davey sticking to his promises?
[3 hours old]: We look at the performance of the party and its leader as the Lib Dem conference gets going.

- Jamie Campbell: We need more stories from outside London
[2 hours old]: A new film tells the story of a boy who lives on a council estate and is obsessed with drag.

- Gen Z battles to bring back unions, one Starbucks at a time
[11 hours old]: Younger Americans are reviving US labour activism amid stagnant wages and Covid hardship.

- Canada federal election: The man who could topple Trudeau
[11 hours old]: The new Conservative leader has tied Justin Trudeau in the polls with a pitch to moderate voters.

- Party political conferences: What to expect this year
[10 hours old]: Our guide to what conferences are, when and where they're taking place, and what's likely to happen.

* New Zealand men abandon Pakistan tour after 'government security alert'
[0 hours old]: New Zealand men's team abandon their limited-overs tour of Pakistan following a New Zealand government "security alert".

* 'It almost feels like it's not me playing' - Raducanu on watching US Open final for first time
[0 hours old]: US Open champion Emma Raducanu says it felt like somebody else was playing as she watched Saturday's final for the first time on returning home.

- Jon Rahm: European Ryder Cup star improving after stomach problems
[3 hours old]: World number one Jon Rahm says he is feeling "OK" after a suffering a stomach ailment as he prepares for next week's Ryder Cup at a PGA Tour event in California.

- England v New Zealand: Heather Knight stars as hosts win ODI opener in Bristol
[15 hours old]: England overcome a stuttering batting performance to beat New Zealand by 30 runs in a close first one-day international in Bristol.

* Washington Football Team beat the New York Giants after Darius Slayton drop
[0 hours old]: The Washington Football Team beat the New York Giants with help from a terrible drop from Darius Slayton in the opening game of week two in the NFL.

* Brighton & Hove Albion's Yves Bissouma: I'm best midfielder in Premier League
[0 hours old]: Brighton's Yves Bissouma says he believes he is the best midfielder in the Premier League before the Seagulls' game against Leicester on Sunday.

- Shop sales fall for fourth month as more dine out
[2 hours old]: Sales at food stores fell last month as more people spent their money in restaurants and bars.

- 'I’m constantly worried about being evicted'
[11 hours old]: Debt charity StepChange is calling for emergency support for renters who have fallen behind on payments.

- China applies to join key Asia-Pacific trade pact
[6 hours old]: It comes the day after a regional security agreement between the US, UK and Australia was unveiled.

* Carbon emitters 'failing to disclose climate risks'
[0 hours old]: In a study of more than 100 company accounts, 80% of audits didn't assess climate risk.

- Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81
[14 hours old]: The inventor, entrepreneur and ZX Spectrum creator died at his London home following a long illness.

- 'Looking back, it was an amazing thing I did'
[11 hours old]: Meet the founder on a 10-year mission to disrupt Japan's rigid work culture.


and in other older news ...

. Sara Pascoe revealed as new Great British Sewing Bee host
[21 hours old]: The comic and writer is taking over from Joe Lycett, who has hosted the last three series.

. Emma Raducanu reunited with her parents in Bromley
[20 hours old]: Emma Raducanu is photographed with father Ian after becoming Britain's youngest Grand Slam champion.

. Covid rules: What's in England's 'Winter Plan'?
[66 hours old]: Lockdown rules have changed across the UK, but some restrictions remain in place.

. What are the rules and guidance for face masks and coverings?
[68 hours old]: Face coverings could become a legal requirement in England again if the NHS struggles this winter.

. Flu jab 2021: Who’s eligible for a free vaccine?
[71 hours old]: This year's roll out has expanded in an attempt to shield against a double whammy of flu and Covid.

. Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?
[18 hours old]: Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

. Is it safe to vaccinate our child? And other questions
[44 hours old]: We answer some of your questions about vaccinating 12-15 year-olds, the booster vaccine and other topics.

. Hushpuppi - the Instagram influencer and international fraudster
[59 hours old]: How Nigerian Ramon Abbas went from a romance scammer to a so-called "Billionaire Gucci Master".

. ‘Havana syndrome ’ and the mystery of the microwaves
[203 hours old]: The BBC investigates a mystery illness dubbed "Havana syndrome" that has affected American diplomats and spies.

. 'The near-death experience that made me a top musician'
[178 hours old]: When Tony Kofi had a near-fatal accident, he had a vision of himself playing a musical instrument. It would change his life forever.

. Chaos and confusion: The frenzied final hours of the Afghan government
[225 hours old]: Through interviews with insiders, BBC News has pieced together an account of how Afghanistan’s government unravelled.

. 'I studied law in jail - now I want to change the system'
[298 hours old]: LaTonya Myers spent nine months in jail because she couldn’t afford bail - now she's helping others facing the same challenge.

. John Lewis charters ships to ensure Christmas stock arrives
[18 hours old]: The department store chain says it is trying everything to get goods to the UK for the holiday season.

. E.On boss: Remove green levies to cut energy bills
[16 hours old]: Cut soaring energy costs by paying energy levies through taxes, E.On UK boss Michael Lewis says.

. Most workers do not expect full-time office return, survey says
[22 hours old]: Most people do not believe workers will return to the office full-time, according to YouGov research.

. Vectura: Marlboro giant seals takeover of UK inhaler firm
[25 hours old]: Philip Morris International clinches its £1.1bn bid for the UK inhaler firm Vectura.

. Marks & Spencer blames Brexit as it closes 11 French stores
[21 hours old]: Brexit has made it "near impossible" for it to supply fresh and chilled products to France, the retailer says.

. Southwest Airlines pays staff extra to get jabbed
[18 hours old]: It is the latest big carrier to offer incentives for getting vaccinated as US infections surge.

. Co-op to start selling groceries on Amazon Prime
[23 hours old]: Shoppers will be able to order Co-op's full range of groceries via Amazon across the UK by Christmas.

. Five ways we think office work will change
[35 hours old]: How people think the coronavirus pandemic has affected the future of office work in five charts.

. Asos and Primark set out new green pledges
[26 hours old]: The chains says their clothes will stay reasonably priced but will be more sustainably produced.

. Why taking up an instrument has struck a chord for so many
[35 hours old]: The pandemic led to around 1m UK adults learning an instrument and many taking music lessons.

. CEO Secrets: 'You can run a business and have a baby'
[59 hours old]: Planning for a maternity leave when you're the boss of a fast-growing company.

. Why even giant ships can't solve the shipping crisis
[83 hours old]: A shortage of vessels is hampering global trade and may lead to empty shelves before Christmas.

. Amazon's Cape Town base: The battle to save South African culture
[82 hours old]: Some indigenous groups say the planned office in Cape Town is on culturally important land.

. The pressures - and rewards - of being an influencer
[107 hours old]: Running your own popular YouTube channel can be lucrative, but it comes with downsides.

. The epicentre of Britain's pandemic house price boom
[107 hours old]: House prices have surged in many parts of the UK - and in one district they have risen by 29% in a year.

. Could a reboot make social media a nicer place?
[179 hours old]: A Harvard University project will explore whether social media can be de-toxed

. Women's state pension: 'It is like you've lived one big lie'
[129 hours old]: How women born in the 1950s had their retirement plans upended by state pension age changes.

. How a monkey launched the pop-it toy craze
[203 hours old]: Why it took a TikTok primate to turn a forty-year-old idea into a global hit

. The models that turned Instagram into their DIY catwalk
[203 hours old]: New York Fashion Week marks a tentative return - but how did supermodels keep working through Covid?

. CEO Secrets: The bra boss busting stereotypes
[227 hours old]: Leanne Cahill, CEO of Bravissimo, shares her journey from shop floor to boardroom in retail.

. Why coders love the AI that could put them out of a job
[251 hours old]: Artificial intelligence is getting better at penning code but still a long way from working alone.

. Has Covid killed off business cards for good?
[275 hours old]: Sales of business cards have fallen sharply as a result of the pandemic.


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