The British government over the weekend said no exemption has been granted to French travellers arriving in the UK from proposed new two-week quarantine rules.… Read more
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he understands that people will “feel frustrated” by some of the government’s new coronavirus rules as parts of the … Read more
Psychiatrists are warning of a “tsunami” of mental illness from problems stored up during lockdown. They are particularly concerned that children and older adults are … Read more
Cars will be banished from miles of streets in central London to encourage more walking and cycling and help public transport cope with social distancing … Read more
The long winding road to Brexit got bumpier during this week. While as Euronews points out, “the EU-UK trade talks were never going to … Read more
The number of people who died in the United Kingdom after testing positive to COVID-19 increased by 384 to 33,998, Britain’s health ministry said this … Read more
Protesters demonstrate during the national applause for the NHS and careers outside Kings College hospital in London, Britain, 14 May, 2020.
As Britain’s lockdown eases … Read more
A quarter of people who died with coronavirus in hospitals in England had diabetes, officials say.
People with dementia or lung problems are also among … Read more
Visitors to the UK will be asked to download the NHS coronavirus contact-tracing app.
Contact details will also be requested “so that we know where … Read more
London’s financial district is preparing for office workers to return from lockdown by proposing the temporary closing of some main roads, even as official U.K. … Read more
The United Kingdom is on a similar level to France, Italy and Spain on COVID-19 deaths per million but Belgium is worse, a junior British … Read more
A new coronavirus antibody test has been found to be 100% accurate, public health leaders have confirmed.
The test is designed to help determine if … Read more
Another 494 people have died in the UK after testing positive to COVID-19, taking the total to 33,186.
A total of 87,063 swab tests took … Read more
Britain’s economy contracted by 2% in the first quarter of 2020, compared to the fourth quarter of 2019, according to GDP data released on Wednesday … Read more
Britons booking a summer holiday are taking a chance on the direction of the coronavirus outbreak, transport minister Grant Shapps said on Wednesday.
European travel … Read more
A British railway ticket office worker has died from Covid-19 after being spat on while she was working at Victoria station in central London.
Belly … Read more
People in England can spend more time outside, meet a friend at the park and move home, as the government begins easing some lockdown … Read more
The UK’s Department of Health announced this afternoon that 627 more people died in the last 24 hours of coronavirus – taking the total to … Read more
Britain’s COVID-19 death toll has risen by 210 to 32,065, according to figures announced on Monday by the Department of Health.
As of 9am on … Read more
Shares in British bicycles and car parts retailer Halfords soared as much as 24% on Monday, boosted by the government’s announcement that people should … Read more
Britons will not be able to get a haircut, visit a pub or dine in a restaurant until 4 July at the “very earliest”, Foreign … Read more
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the British aviation watchdog has warned airlines that they are legally required to provide refunds to customers who had their … Read more
Britain and the European Union start their penultimate scheduled round of trade talks on Monday with little progress on major sticking points before a June … Read more
Travellers coming to the UK from France will not have to be quarantined after the two countries agreed a reciprocal arrangement.
Boris Johnson had … Read more
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to give more detail on his plan to ease the coronavirus lockdown amid criticism that his TV address was … Read more
There will be no immediate end to the coronavirus lockdown in Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday, setting out plans to begin gradually … Read more
The British Prime Minister is expected to deliver an address to the nation at 7pm today in which he intends to unveil a “roadmap” setting … Read more
UK adds another 346 COVID-19 deaths as Government prepares scheme to “get Britain moving safely again”
The UK has registered another 346 people, with the country’s total now reaching 31,587.
As of 9am today, there have been 1,728,443 tests, with … Read more
Sky News on Saturday reported that a record number of migrants crossed the English Channel yesterday.
It is thought more than 140 people were brought … Read more
Companies will be asked to provide face coverings for staff who are required back at work, with Boris Johnson expected to recommend their use on … Read more
UK airlines say they have been told the government will bring in a 14-day quarantine for anyone arriving in the UK from any country apart … Read more
The Queen on Friday addressed the UK to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
The monarch’s pre-recorded message marked the exact moment her father, … Read more
The number of deaths registered the UK has increased by 626 in the past 24 hours. The has now lost 31,241 lives since the start … Read more
British clothes retailer Next will open five standalone beauty halls in former Debenhams stores across the country as a first step in its ambition to … Read more
Prince Andrew is caught in a dispute over a Swiss chalet amid reports legal proceedings have been launched against him over an unpaid bill of … Read more
Boris Johnson’s government tried to damp expectations that the U.K.’s coronavirus lockdown will be significantly rolled back as top scientists warned the country’s infection rate … Read more
Another 539 people have died in the United Kingdom, after having tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the nation’s total to 30,615.
As of 9am 6 … Read more
Heathrow is to try out temperature screening technology to monitor people moving through the airport for signs of coronavirus.
Other measures under review include UV … Read more
Members of ethnic minorities in the United Kingdom, especially black men and women, face a higher risk of dying from Covid-19, according to data from … Read more
British Airways parent IAG has tapped UK government-backed loans to boost liquidity, in a sign of the damage wrought by the coronavirus on even the … Read more
The Bank of England has warned coronavirus could see the economy plunge 14% this year in the worst annual fall for more than 300 years.… Read more
Last month, amid dire warnings of shortages of personal protective equipment for health workers, ministers publicised the imminent arrival from Turkey of a fleet of … Read more
Debenhams is to shut five stores after failing to reach agreement with its landlords over rent, resulting in 1,000 job losses.
The beleaguered chain was … Read more
Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, the son of Britain’s Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan, celebrated his first birthday on Wednesday, with his parents marking the occasion … Read more
NHS staff at a major hospital in Southampton are managing the surge in people arriving with Coronavirus symptoms by using technology to quickly find out … Read more
The UK car market ground to a halt in April, with new vehicle sales plunging by 97% to the lowest level since the end of … Read more
An undated handout photo made available by the British Ministry of Defence (MOD) of the crew made up of Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA), Royal Marines, … Read more
Former British prime minister Theresa May has criticized world leaders for their “inability to forge a coherent international response” to the novel coronavirus pandemic, in … Read more
The scientist whose advice prompted Boris Johnson to lock down Britain resigned from his Government advisory position on Tuesday night as The Telegraph revealed he … Read more
Youth unemployment in Britain will reach the 1 million mark over the coming year unless the government provides job guarantees or incentives for school leavers … Read more
Many of the early Covid-19 cases imported into the UK came from European countries, rather than China, the UK government’s chief scientific adviser Patrick Vallance … Read more