The first trials are taking place to study the effectiveness of the Oxford Covid vaccine in children, with 300 volunteers aged six to 17 taking part in the research.
The first travellers have been checking into quarantine hotels as part of tougher restrictions to curb the spread of new Covid variants.
The founder of Kids Company, Camila Batmanghelidjh, has been exonerated after a court threw out allegations of financial mismanagement.
Downing Street’s senior ethnic minorities adviser reportedly considered resigning over fears that the Conservative Party was pursuing “politics steeped in division”.
The government says it wants to make sure the most vulnerable people in the UK have been vaccinated before it helps other countries with their vaccine shortage.
It took only a few hours for the announcement to be withdrawn but the damage was done within the UK and the Republic of Ireland united in condemnation.
Rescuers have been battling to reach the men since the blast, which trapped them almost two thousand feet below ground.
Several hundred thousand people took part in demonstrations from Moscow to Siberia and the far East, braving temperatures as low as -50C.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has visited Ethiopia amidst a humanitarian crisis that threatens to destabilise the entire East African region.
With the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine now approved – the drive begins to get millions of people inoculated as quickly as possible. But the more urgent challenge tonight is to get the soaring case numbers under control.
The UK has recorded its highest daily increase of coronavirus cases, with 41,385 positive tests recorded in the last 24 hours. And those latest numbers don’t include Northern Ireland. The government nevertheless says pupils in England should still start returning to school from next week, despite teaching unions calling for a delay. Finland and South…
In a landmark ruling, a coroner has recorded air pollution as a cause of death after an inquest into the death of a nine-year-old girl. Ella Kissi-Debrah died after a fatal asthma attack seven years ago. Now this is the first time air pollution has ever been listed as a cause on a death certificate…
Schools in the London borough of Greenwich are being forced to stay open, even though the council wanted to move to online learning amid fears over rising Covid infection rates.
The talks between Lord Frost and his EU counterparts might have resumed, but “significant differences” remain on fishing, state aid and the governance of any deal.
Prime Minister and holds Brexit talks with the EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen