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- Omicron: 'Christmas is still on in NI but be careful'on December 9, 2021 at 8:53 am
People must follow Covid-19 rules to avoid further restrictions, warns Health Minister Robin Swann.
- Downing Street party: Sajid Javid upset by videoon December 9, 2021 at 8:46 am
The health secretary says his absence also meant he could give time for the PM's team to respond.
- Bird flu: Emergency measures in Wales to tackle outbreakon December 9, 2021 at 8:39 am
Three cases are confirmed in Wales, amid warning of "phenomenal" avian flu outbreak across the UK.
- Covid-19: Javid defends Plan B rule changes amid No 10 party rowon December 9, 2021 at 8:37 am
Denying ministers have lost trust, the health secretary says new rules will buy time against Omicron.
- Debt warning: 'Don't live a champagne life on a lemonade budget'on December 9, 2021 at 8:02 am
A man facing decades of debt repayments echoes charities' pleas for those in financial trouble to seek help.
- Epstein and Maxwell pictured at Queen's residence at Balmoralon December 9, 2021 at 8:01 am
The image of the couple at Balmoral was shown to a US court on Wednesday.
- Sam Tompkins: From busking for pocket money to being FaceTimed by Justin Bieberon December 9, 2021 at 8:01 am
Newsbeat speaks to Sam Tompkins about his journey and working with his "hero" Justin Bieber.
- Head ton for Australia compounds England miseryon December 9, 2021 at 7:53 am
England's dismal start to the Ashes series is compounded by Travis Head's blistering century on day two of the first Test at the Gabba.
- Covid: New curbs as backlash grows, and no Christmas party police probeon December 9, 2021 at 7:42 am
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday morning.
- Children's mental health: 'The type of self-harm is the worst we have seen'on December 9, 2021 at 6:42 am
BBC North West Tonight is given exclusive access to the child mental health team in Liverpool.