The Home Office has stressed it will take necessary precautions to protect people in their care
The governments in Westminster and Cardiff confirmed they would change their advice to pupils on face coverings.
England’s chief regulator has resigned in the wake of the exam grading chaos that has engulfed schools and universities.
Despite intensive efforts to stop transmission, nearly 250,000 people face the prospect of further restrictions.
Rail commuters in England and Wales could face a rise of 1.6% in the cost of their tickets from January.
A small number of veterans of that gruelling war in the Pacific are still alive.
Labour has called on ministers to act immediately to sort out what it says is a “fiasco”.
Spas and beauty therapists had been preparing to begin offering facials and other “close contact” services at the start of this month. But rising coronavirus cases prompted the prime minister to shelve those plans with just a few hours notice.
The government had been criticised for loosening the lockdown on a Saturday but the mass breakouts of bacchanalian brawling didn’t materialise.
Hundreds of protesters have rallied in Birmingham city centre against alleged police brutality towards people from the black community and calling for justice for victims of the Windrush scandal.
What’s the mood in Durham about Mr Cummings’ decision to drive there from London, and to visit Barnard Castle, ostensibly to test his eyesight?
The 30-minute journey between Durham and Barnard Castle has been central to the discussion about whether Dominic Cummings broke the rules of the lockdown.
Pressure from local authorities is making ministers reconsider their pledge to start re-opening English primary schools from the start of next month.
Coming out of lockdown will be slow and painstaking, but the one and a half million people deemed most at risk are already having to spend three months in isolation.
The husband of Elsie Sazuze, who has died from Covid-19, has told this programme he feels the government was too slow in its response to the crisis.