Those on means-tested benefits will get the money between 8 and 23 November, the government says.
Electricity supplies to people's houses could be disrupted if the country runs short of gas.
The Beatles drummer is "recovering at home" and hopes to resume shows soon, his spokesperson says.
Olivia's parents were in court to see Thomas Cashman, 34, charged with murdering the nine-year-old.
More than 10,000 people donated to the fund, which will supply a modernised T-72 tank.
The average two-year fixed rate is now close to 6% as major lenders raise the cost of deals sharply.
The 36-year-old man became unwell between miles 23 and 24 of the annual 26.2-mile event.
Iran's top diplomat in the UK is called to the Foreign Office over Tehran's crackdown on protests.
A woman, aged in her 60s, has died after she was attacked by dogs in a Liverpool house, police say.
The slave drama will be released in December, making it eligible for next year's Oscars.
The former culture secretary accuses the new PM of dumping Boris Johnson era policies.
Abuse and misconduct "had become systemic" in the United States' top-flight National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), an independent investigation finds.
Kim Kardashian agrees to pay $1.26m after regulators charge her in EthereumMax case.
Artist Sam Cox, known as Mr Doodle, is living his childhood dream in a house he's adorned with his own art.
The 44 coins found in Israel date to the Muslim conquest of the area in 635, archaeologists say.
The YouTuber's 30 million subscribers finally find out what he looks like without a mask.
The visit to Scotland is the King and Queen Consort's first joint public appearance since the end of the mourning period.
Women of colour being treated at a London hospital can now choose a "softie" to match their skin tone.
Astronomer Dan Monk said it was Northumberland's best display of the aurora borealis "in ages".
Residents drilled holes in their fences to create wildlife corridors for the animals.
The photos, featuring original drummer Pete Best, were taken a year before debut single Love Me Do.
The animal is caught on camera after forcing its way through a cat flap and eating pet food.
The PM and chancellor held a series of crisis talks as it became clear the 45p tax cut policy was going to fail.
Fellow climbers saddened by her death in the Himalayas recall an inspirational figure to a generation of women.
Sweden's Svante Paabo wins the prize for discoveries on humanity's extinct relatives.
Distraught fans demand justice, claiming police use of tear gas triggered a crush which killed 125 people.
The owner of the UK's biggest power station, Drax, is cutting down key forests in Canada.
Lula and Bolsonaro go head-to-head after a closer than expected first-round result.
Paris's relative absence in its supply of weapons to Ukraine leaves eastern European countries wary.
Manchester United forward Alessia Russo will miss England's matches against the USA and the Czech Republic through injury.
Roy Jones Jr speaks to BBC Sport about Chris Eubank Jr v Conor Benn and why he agreed to step aside from coaching Eubank for the fight.
World number one Iga Swiatek criticises the scheduling of upcoming tennis events and says she will not be able to play at November's Billie Jean King Cup Finals.
Bath are to take four players from troubled Worcester - Ted Hill, Ollie Lawrence, Fergus Lee-Warner and Valery Morozov - on loan.
Match of the Day 2 pundit Jermaine Jenas analyses Manchester United's "shocking" display in their 6-3 Premier League derby defeat by Manchester City at Etihad Stadium.
Forward Shaunagh Brown will miss England's opening game of the Rugby World Cup against Fiji on Saturday after testing positive for Covid-19.
Prime Minister Liz Truss made claims on growth, borrowing costs and mortgage rises.
All UK households will get a grant which will reduce energy bills by £400 from October.
Interest rates are at their highest level for 14 years. Here is what it means for you.
More and more people are being forced to turn to additional jobs, according to a report by Royal London.
1. How to stay focused when everything feels stressful and overwhelming. A pandemic, looming recession, rise in company layoffs, supply chain issues, pain at the pump, skyrocketing mortgage rates - the hits just keep on coming. When so much of the news is filled with doom and disruption, it is easy to get overwhelmed and distracted. So how do we not let life stressors get in the way of our productivity? READ MORE >>
2. U-turn on tax cut for highest earners. Government has decided to scrap its plans to ditch the 45p. This is a massive and humiliating U-turn. It comes only a day after Prime Minister Liz Truss insisted she would not abandon the tax cut for the wealthiest. It would also seem to undermine her central argument that growth depends in large part on lower taxes to attract entrepreneurs. The government justified the U-turn by calling it a distraction from its wider growth plan. But maybe the damage is already done in terms of the Truss government’s standing with the voters and the markets. BBC
3. Labour surges to 33-point lead. Labour is enjoying its largest poll lead in nearly three decades after Liz Truss’s economic strategy caused mayhem on the markets. The YouGov study found that 54% of voters would back Labour in a snap general election with only 21% supporting the Tories – a lead of 33 points, higher than any time since the Tony Blair years. A separate poll, carried out by Survation, showed Labour had 49% of voters with the Tories on 28%. A third study, by Redfield & Wilton Strategies, noted a 19-point lead for Labour. The Times
4. Covid cases double in UK. Covid cases have doubled to 200,000-a-day and are expected to hit a new UK record around the end of the month. Daily symptomatic infections rose from 101,600 on August 27th to 202,738 on 30 September, according to the ZOE Health study. With a rise in hospital admissions of patients with Covid, the deputy chief medical officer for England, said that the developments are a “wake-up call”. Sarah Crofts, from the ONS Covid-19 infection survey, said “it is too early to identify whether this is the start of a new wave of infections”. “It’s clear we’re now seeing an autumn wave of Covid-19,” reported King’s College London. BBC
5. Is meeting culture out of control? Workers attending non-essential meetings are costing businesses about $100 million a year. A study across 20 industries uncovered that workers on average had 17.7 meetings a week and only declined 14% of invites despite not wanting to go to 31% of them. According to the survey, people said yes as they didn’t want to offend the organiser, chase up on updates later, or appear disengaged to their co-workers. Do you think you have too many work meetings? What steps could organisations take to fix meeting culture? Share your thoughts in our latest poll. VOTE HERE >>
6. Top three skills to land remote gig. Digital nomadism has been on the rise since the beginning of the pandemic. And although many companies are embracing hybrid arrangements, fully remote roles still exist. If you’re going after a “work-from-anywhere job,” make your application stand out by adding three skills to your resume: communication, software experience and time management. Communication is key to building trust, having experience with tech platforms will save time on training and good time management shows you can meet project deadlines. Editor
7. A ‘Hippocratic oath’ for builders. The United Nations will present a declaration with principles for sustainable and inclusive urban design for architects, engineers, developers, builders, city managers, politicians and other decision makers worldwide to sign. The "San Marino Declaration" is set to be ratified at the beginning of October during a meeting in the Mediterranean republic and will be presented by Norman Foster, according to Dezeen. The British star architect compared the set of standards to the Hippocratic oath historically adopted by the medical profession as a guide to conduct. Dezeen
8. Study finds Brits have health issues. A new study has concluded that British people eat less fruit and vegetables, get less sleep, do less sport and are fatter than people in other countries. The YouGov survey of a representative sample of 1,000 people in eight countries found that only 29% of Britons do sport at least twice a week, far less than the global average of 43%. On a more positive note, the researchers found that only 15% of Britons ever smoke compared with 48% of Turks and 36% of Italians. The Times
9. Elderly who pump iron live longer. Older people can live longer if they lift weights or do press-ups once a week, research shows. The study, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, found that strength training in old age provides health benefits above and beyond simply doing cardiovascular exercise such as walking or swimming. Older adults who combined weekly weightlifting with aerobic exercise were about 47% less likely to die over a ten-year period than those who did not exercise. The Guardian
10. The bottom line. Non-doms in the UK are being legally allowed to avoid paying more than £3.2bn of tax on at least £10.9bn of offshore income a year, according to a report. The researchers at the University of Warwick and the London School of Economics and Political Science found that 26,000 people granted non-dom tax status by the taxman collect an average of £420,000 a year in unreported overseas income and capital gains. The Independent
Kwasi Kwarteng delivers his first conference speech as chancellor following a U-turn on tax policy.
Artist Sam Cox, known as Mr Doodle, is living his childhood dream in a house he's adorned with his own art.
Kwasi Kwarteng says the plans had become a 'distraction' from challenges facing the country.
The PM tells Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg she has learned from the fallout that followed the mini-budget.
The shadow chancellor says the government is conducting a "mad experiment" with the UK economy.
Former minister Michael Gove criticises plans to borrow money in order to fund tax cuts.
As Wiltshire Police kit up for the new season we find out how it is big business in China.
Up to 1.6 tonnes of explosives were used to level the 65m (213ft) structure.
The Junkoactive Wasteman and the Tin Can Twins are touring festivals and shows with their music.
Lance Armstrong said he'd apologise to the man he sued for reporting on his doping
The prime minister said the decision to abolish the top rate was made by the Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng.
Two young people brought up in care speak about how they want to challenge stereotypes.
Listen to some of the key moments from the prime minister’s first interviews since the mini-budget announcement.
The PM says her government needs to continue to "deliver economic growth, jobs and opportunities".
Andrew Griffith says the UK is dealing with the same issues as other major economies affected by the Ukraine war.
The Labour leader attempts to reposition his party in a major speech delivered in Liverpool.
Labour delegates cheer as their deputy leader says her party delivers 99% of what it pledges.
Ron Gittins transformed his rented home in Birkenhead and now campaigners are trying to buy it.
The rugby league star aims to run 300 miles (482km) in a week to raise funds for motor neurone disease research.
Rachel Reeves says unfunded commitments by Kwasi Kwarteng are causing the sell-off of sterling.
The national anthem has been sung at Labour conference for the first time in recent memory.
It is being trialled to help people with prosthetic arms enjoy sports such as surfing and yoga.
Faisal Islam explains what the biggest tax cuts in 50 years mean for those across the income scale.
Kwasi Kwarteng said "a reboot, a rethink" was needed for the UK economy and to help the less well-off.
The new chancellor revealed several changes to taxes in his mini-budget - the first major statement for him.
The widely watched dancing competition has paired the celebrities, including comedian Ellie Taylor and actor Will Mellor, with their dancing professionals.
US President Joe Biden surprised Sir Elton John by giving him a medal for his contribution to music.
The former Labour leader recalls the “condemnation” he received when he proposed borrowing for the UK economy.
Lindsay Hoyle says he is disappointed news wasn't revealed to Parliament before the media got the details.
Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine has spoken about his experience at the hands of convicted stalker Alex Belfield.
Victoria Cross recipient Captain Limbu was unable to go to the state funeral but still made a special tribute.
Thousands of people turned out to watch Queen Elizabeth II's funeral in London and her final journey to Windsor.
The Queen's committal service has taken place at St George's Chapel, Windsor.
Key moments from Westminster Abbey at the first state funeral since 1965.
Huge crowds lined the Long Walk as the procession headed to St George's Chapel.
A mother and daughter were surprised to be the last to join the queue to see the Queen lying in state.
The musician looks back at 25 years as a solo artist and ponders what might come next.
Nick Robinson delves into the archive to explore the significance of the queue to see the Queen's lying-in-state.
People across the UK pause in a moment of reflection ahead of the late monarch's funeral.
John Sentamu says the Queen described her feelings in a letter a month after Prince Philip's burial.
The Queen Consort recalls her late mother-in-law's 'wonderful blue eyes' on the eve of the monarch's funeral.
Princes William and Harry and their cousins take part in a vigil beside the Queen's coffin in Westminster Hall.
King Charles III and the Prince of Wales speak to people waiting to see the Queen lying in state.
Officers tackle a man to the ground shortly before the monarch's vehicle passes by.
People gather in Windsor as members of the Armed Forces rehearse the Queen's burial procession.
Sitting with the heads of state at Monday's funeral will be Monty Roberts, a cowboy from California.
King Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Edward and Prince Andrew have held a silent vigil at Westminster Hall.
The footballer waited with members of the public to see Queen Elizabeth II lie in state.
People lining up for hours to see the Queen lying in state, say it's worth the long wait, to pay their respects to the monarch.
The writer and historian, Lady Antonia Fraser wrote a poem to the Queen following her death.
The defence secretary and Scottish secretary take part in the vigil as the monarch lies in state.
Amanda and Paula queued to pay their respects to the Queen from six in the morning on Wednesday.
Queen Elizabeth is lying in state in Westminster Hall for four days so the public can pay their final respects.
Queen Elizabeth's coffin is brought to Parliament to lie in state, so the public can pay their respects.
Video shows people in London waiting to see the Queen lying-in-state at 08:20 BST on Wednesday.
People are queuing through the night for the chance to walk past the Queen's coffin in Westminster.
The Queen's coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace to applause from large crowds lining the route.
Her coffin travels from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall, where the public can pay their respects.
King Charles III and Camilla, the Queen Consort, visit Northern Ireland as part of a tour of the UK.
Tens of thousands joined an overnight queue of more than a mile long to view Her Majesty's coffin.
The traditional Vigil of the Princes takes place in St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh.
The King and other royals follow a procession up Edinburgh's Royal Mile to St Giles' Cathedral.
Gwendolyn's niece wrote about the surprise on the BBC's online tribute page to the Queen.
The King has made his first visit to Parliament as monarch, with MPs and peers offering their condolences.
The Queen's coffin travels from Balmoral Castle to Edinburgh before flying to London on Tuesday.
After the death of the Queen, the reign of King Charles III is underway - here's how it began.
All four of the royals are seen together to view tributes to the Queen.
King Charles III is proclaimed king by is a historic ceremony, broadcast for the first time.
King Charles III gives his first speech as monarch after the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.
Footage from inside the first audience with the British head of state and prime minister is rare.
Huge crowds awaited the new King as he arrived with the Queen Consort.
Mourners gathered at Buckingham Palace to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.
From prime ministers to people on the street, the Commonwealth nations pay tribute to the Queen.
Politicians share memories of Queen Elizabeth II during a special session of parliament.
The Queen's long reign saw the world change dramatically.
Mourners outside Buckingham Palace pay their respects and explain what the Queen meant to them.
Mourners assemble outside Buckingham Palace to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.
People in Sydney discuss what Queen Elizabeth II meant to them.
Prime Minister Liz Truss, speaking on Downing Street, reacts to the Queen's death.
The BBC's announcement of the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
The union jack was lowered to half-mast at Buckingham Palace, Holyroodhouse and No 10 Downing Street.
Lindsay Hoyle interrupts MPs to make a statement on the health of the Queen.
A typical household will pay no more than £2,500 a year in energy bills for the next two years.
Liz Truss is sworn in as the new prime minister - watch how the day unfolded.
In her first speech, the prime minister said she would focus on tax cuts, the energy crisis and the NHS.
After returning from Balmoral, Liz Truss addresses the UK for the first time from Downing Street.
The Duchess of Sussex gives her first speech since stepping down as a "working royal".
The former chancellor says he is staying in politics after losing the Conservative leadership contest.
New Tory leader Liz Truss must show she understands the challenges facing the country, says Sir Keir Starmer.
Tory voters choose Liz Truss as their new leader and she will become prime minister on Tuesday.
Jit Chauhan, 48, was drinking a litre of whisky a day when his alcoholism was at its worst.
Conservative leadership hopeful Liz Truss says she will immediately act to help people with soaring energy bills if she becomes PM.
Rishi Sunak or Liz Truss will be the new Conservative leader - watch the campaign's memorable moments.
Government flood maps show predicted climate change flooding scenarios in Northern Ireland up to 2080.
A ground-breaking Indian cookery programme was presented by the Indian actor turned food writer Madhur Jaffrey.
Friends and colleagues share personal stories of Bill Turnbull who has died at the age of 66.
Chef Tom Kerridge says many hospitality businesses are considering "mothballing" through the winter because of energy costs.
Boris Johnson says his government has not "shirked the big decisions" as he announces state backing for a new nuclear reactor.
Ovo Energy's Stephen Fitzpatrick says the new PM must address rising energy bills straight away.