Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Monday that Britain would be weaker if the union that binds its four nations were broken – his latest … Read more
Schools will teach pupils on a “week on-week off” basis if there is a resurgence of coronavirus, the head of a leading teaching union … Read more
More than 4,000 migrants have now reached the UK in 2020 by crossing the English Channel in small boats.
Families with young children have been … Read more
Britain reported 1,062 new positive tests for coronavirus on Sunday, the highest daily rise in new COVID-19 infections since late June, at a time of … Read more
Obese people could be told to stay at home in coronavirus hotspots as part of a targeted approach to tackling a feared second wave of … Read more
In Britain, only half the population definitely would accept being vaccinated against Covid-19. That is the shock conclusion of a group of scientists and pollsters … Read more
Barclays Plc is being probed by the United Kingdom’s privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), over allegations that the British bank spied on its … Read more
Boris Johnson says it is a “national priority” and a “moral duty” to get all pupils back in class next month, raising the prospect of … Read more
Britain’s armed forces have been asked to help deal with boats carrying migrants across the Channel from France, the Defence Ministry said after a spate … Read more
Randox Laboratories, a Northern Ireland-based medical technology company, has been instructed by Britain’s medicines regulator to recall up to 741,000 coronavirus test kits from the … Read more
The British government has threatened to deploy “maritime assets”, reported to include the Royal Navy, to stem the growing number of migrants trying to cross … Read more
The spread of the novel coronavirus in England slowed in June and early July, according to an Imperial College study of 150,000 volunteers.
“As the … Read more
Scotland’s novel coronavirus reproduction number is 0.6 to 1.0, up from 0.6 to 0.9, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Thursday, cautioning against any complacency … Read more
Britain will not hesitate to add more countries to its quarantine list, finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday when asked about whether France could … Read more
Malta remains on UK travel corridor – passengers from Andorra, Belgium and Bahamas to self-isolate for 14 days
Passengers from Belgium, Andorra and the Bahamas will be required to self-isolate at home or another specified address for 14 days on arrival in the … Read more
The Bank of England said Britain’s economy would probably take longer to get back to its pre-pandemic size than it previously thought, but it was … Read more
Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, is to open its East Terrace Garden to the public for the first time … Read more
Former coronavirus hospital patients are being urged to donate plasma as part of a major trial.
Research is being carried out to assess whether convalescent … Read more
Belgium and Malta are at risk of being removed from the UK’s quarantine-free “green” list after a surge in Covid-19 cases, an analysis by The … Read more
The European Union is willing to compromise to rescue troubled Brexit talks by softening its demand that Britain heed EU rules on state aid in … Read more
Britain’s banks took a gloomier view than almost all their European peers in their second quarter earnings, as coronavirus fears, Brexit and low interest rates … Read more
British businesses in the services and manufacturing sectors grew at the fastest rate in more than five years last month as they began to recover … Read more
Bookmaker William Hill reported a better-than-expected first-half profit on Wednesday, while announcing 119 UK betting shops closed by coronavirus lockdowns would not reopen as it … Read more
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, won a court battle on Wednesday to keep the names of five of her friends private for the time being … Read more
Privately held restaurant group PizzaExpress said on Tuesday it could shut nearly 15% of its UK restaurants, putting 1,100 jobs at risk, as part of … Read more
Queen Elizabeth’s 99-year-old husband Prince Philip and other senior royals will lead British commemorations for the 75th anniversary of VJ Day which marks victory over … Read more
The number of British citizens emigrating to other EU countries has risen by 30% since the country voted to exit the bloc, with half making … Read more
Britain faces a second wave of COVID-19 this winter twice as widespread as the initial outbreak if it reopens schools without a more effective test-and-trace … Read more
Britain hopes to conclude a trade agreement with Japan shortly, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, ahead of an official visit … Read more
Britain said on Monday it had partnered with Indian drugmaker Wockhardt to boost COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing and hopes the firms could start work as soon … Read more
The government will act if the coronavirus spreads through London as it has done in other parts of Britain, junior business minister Nadhim Zahawi said … Read more
Millions of COVID-19 tests able to detect the virus within 90 minutes will be rolled out to British hospitals, care homes and laboratories to boost … Read more
A major incident has been declared in Greater Manchester in a bid to tackle a rise in coronavirus infection rates.
The Independent reports Greater Manchester … Read more
Boris Johnson has ordered more police officers onto the streets to enforce the wearing of face coverings which will become compulsory by law in most … Read more
French bank BNP Paribas said on Friday it was creating 400 jobs in continental Europe due to Britain’s exit from the European Union, and that … Read more
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that a recent uptick in infections was a “warning light” which means he has to hit the brakes on … Read more
Jet2 has warned some of its customers in Spain that they should return to the UK earlier than planned or risk having to make their … Read more
The UK government reimposed quarantine rules for travellers arriving from Luxembourg on Thursday after a spike in coronavirus cases there.
Britons have been given just … Read more
British artist Heather Phillipson pose with her sculpture ‘THE END’ after it is unveiled on the fourth plinth on Trafalgar Square in London, Britain, 30 … Read more
China blamed the United Kingdom on Thursday for deteriorating ties after Prime Minister Boris Johnson slapped a 5G ban on Huawei, accusing London of poisoning … Read more
South Korea’s Celltrion Inc on Thursday said British regulators had given it regulatory approval for a phase I clinical trial of its experimental COVID-19 treatment … Read more
Britain’s AstraZeneca said on Thursday that good data was coming in so far on its vaccine for COVID-19, already in large-scale human trials and widely … Read more
The United Kingdom suffered the highest rate of excess deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic in a comparison of 21 European countries, an analysis from Britain’s … Read more
Travel company TUI said it will shut 166 stores in the UK and Ireland in response to the downturn in travel caused by the coronavirus … Read more
Anyone who tests positive or shows symptoms of COVID-19 in Britain will have to self-isolate for 10 days instead of the previous seven, based on … Read more
Britain could impose quarantine measures on people arriving from certain countries within days, health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday, without specifying which countries.
Asked … Read more
Self-isolation period in England ‘to be extended to 10 days’, concern over second wave of coronavirus infections in Europe
People with coronavirus symptoms in England will be told to self-isolate for 10 days instead of seven, according to reports.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is … Read more