Face palm: When the emoji you want doesn’t exist

Getty Images Do you have a favourite emoji? Maybe it’s the wink or the face rolling around with tears of laughter. Perhaps if you’re feeling slightly more sardonic, ...

Covid-19: More testing sites for key workers to avoid isolation in England

Getty Images More workers will be able to avoid self-isolation if they are a contact of a Covid case as the government expands workplace testing in England. Police, firefighters, ...

Latitude festival: Magical, emotional… and a little bit frightening

PA Media “We’ve had so many dreams about this,” says Dream Wife’s guitarist Alice Go, as the band prepare to play their first show since January 2020. “Dreams ...

KSI: YouTuber and rapper tops UK album chart

Officialcharts.com UK YouTuber and rapper KSI has topped the UK albums chart at the second attempt, with All Over The Place. His 16-track record has been streamed 20.9 million ...

Latitude Festival: ‘It’s so nice to get back into the festival vibe’

Cancelled last year because of the pandemic, this year’s Latitude Festival is expected to attract about 40,000 people per day and is operating under a government event ...

Critics split on Sixth Sense director’s new thriller

Universal Pictures The latest thriller from the director of The Sixth Sense and Signs has left film critics divided. M Night Shyamalan’s Old sees characters suddenly ...

Tennis star Osaka lights Olympic flame as Games begin

Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8 Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and online; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and Sounds; live ...

Daily Covid cases down for third day in UK

Getty Images Covid cases are down for the third consecutive day in the UK, latest daily figures show. The UK recorded 36,389 new infections – a further drop from ...

Covid-19: One in 80 has Covid, and an Olympic opening ceremony like no other

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday evening. We’ll have another update for you tomorrow. 1. Covid cases down for third day in ...

Daily Covid cases down for fourth day in UK

Getty Images Covid cases are down for the fourth consecutive day in the UK, latest daily figures show. The UK recorded 36,389 new infections – a further drop from ...