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Coronavirus: England lockdown easing 'biggest step yet', says PM

2 hours 42 min ago
Boris Johnson urges people to act "safely" as businesses including pubs and hairdressers reopen on Saturday.

Coronavirus: England’s quarantine-free list of countries published

2 hours 52 min ago
Greece, Belgium and Spain are among the countries on the list but Portugal and the US are not.

Israel's ex-UK ambassador Mark Regev warns of 'two-state illusion'

4 hours 26 min ago
The comments come as Israel plans to annexe part of the West Bank, which critics say threatens peace.

Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon attacks 'shambolic' air bridges decision

5 hours 50 min ago
Scotland's first minister criticises the UK government over a plan to relax quarantine restrictions for many overseas visitors.

Boris Johnson says recreational cricket can't resume because of 'teas and dressing room' risk

5 hours 55 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says recreational cricket is not yet safe to play because of issues surrounding "communal teas and dressing rooms".

Coronavirus: Pubs can't open in England until 6am as lockdown eased

6 hours 16 min ago
No 10 says it is a "sensible precaution" against midnight parties taking place across England.

UK government takes £400m stake in satellite firm OneWeb

6 hours 34 min ago
The UK helps rescue company from bankruptcy as part of a plan to replace the EU's Galileo sat-nav system.

Labour: Dodds on job losses from coronavirus pandemic

6 hours 45 min ago
The shadow chancellor says the reward for workers after the coronavirus pandemic “cannot be a redundancy notice”.

Public not asked for addresses for weeks during virus tests

7 hours 58 min ago
The data in England was missing for weeks, leading to concerns about the local spread of the virus.

Boris Johnson's newt-counting claim questioned

10 hours 55 min ago
The PM is accused of inventing an allegation that wildlife rules are holding back house-building.

UK government plans to hold daily White House-style televised press briefings

12 hours 47 min ago
The televised format is expected to be brought in by October, a Downing Street source says.

Coronavirus: England to scrap quarantine for arrivals from 'low risk' countries

17 hours 52 min ago
Arrivals to England from Germany and Italy will also no longer need to isolate, ministers confirm.

Labour to urge more support to stem post-Covid job losses

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 23:40
Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds will call for jobs schemes to be extended during local lockdowns.

Coronavirus: Public should 'act responsibly' as England's lockdown is eased, says PM

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 22:29
Boris Johnson will make the appeal to the public ahead of rule changes and reopenings on Saturday.

Bobby Storey funeral: Arlene Foster calls for Michelle O'Neill to step aside

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 22:24
Arlene Foster says she cannot currently stand with Michelle O'Neill and "give public health advice".

Green Party announces leadership candidates

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 18:00
Sian Berry and Jonathan Bartley face a challenge from two candidates and six are vying for the deputy job.

Black Lives Matter: Sir Keir Starmer 'regrets' calling movement a 'moment'

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 17:00
The Labour leader says he should not have referred to the movement as a "moment" in a BBC interview.

Katie Price wants new law for social media abuse trolls

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 15:27
Katie Price says her autistic son should not be “hidden away” and should be able to use social media.

Brexit: 'Serious differences' over trade deal, say UK and EU

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 14:59
The latest round of talks, the first held in person since Covid-19 struck, broke up a day early.

Coronavirus: PM's father Stanley Johnson criticised for lockdown trip to Greece

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 14:28
Stanley Johnson shared pictures on Instagram showing him arriving in Athens on Wednesday.