Authorities in many countries are split over how to let families meet up over Christmas – if at all.
The same sticking points remain over issues like fishing rights and governance.
The West Yorkshire chief constable said the language used about his victims at the time – some of whom were sex workers – was “as wrong then as it is now”.
The Children’s Commissioner for England says that thousands of vulnerable children are being “betrayed by the state” in sometimes dirty, dangerous care homes. Anne Longfield has published a trio of reports today, accusing the government of “deep-rooted institutional ambivalence” towards children in care, who she says are too often “dumped” in areas they have never…
First they refused to carry on funding free school meals in England over the school holidays – now the Government has made another U-turn – as ministers announced a package of more than £400 million to support low income households, into next year.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester and Number 10 still can’t agree on whether the region should be put under tighter Tier 3 rules.
More than twenty eight million people in England are now living under tighter Covid restrictions after a rise in the number of cases.
So-called ‘Long Covid’, describing symptoms lasting three weeks or more, can range from organ damage to post viral fatigue.
There have been fierce clashes on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan with at least one helicopter shot down.
With their noses pressed against the windows of their dorms students have been forced to put their lives on hold. The pandemic has wreaked havoc with their plans to party and celebrate the start of a new life. Unable to mingle some say they’ve been left sobbing as Universities take measures to restrict their movement…
The First Minister of Wales has said people should not travel from the country to parts of north-west England where there’s been a rise in coronavirus infections, unless absolutely necessary.
A ban on television ads for junk food before 9pm, no more “buy one get one free” offers for foods high in fat, salt and sugar – and a big push for the nation to get fitter.
The High Court has begun hearing a test case which will decide whether UK businesses can claim billions of pounds for lost income during the lockdown.
The government has accused China of ‘gross human rights abuses’ against the Muslim Uighur population and promised ‘measures’ against the Communist state, to be announced tomorrow.
The firm told staff that the decision to take the planes out of service was due to the downturn in travel caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.