The Prime Minister is due to address MPs on Tuesday amid reports that he is planning to announce fresh national lockdown measures in a bid to arrest the second wave of coronavirus in the UK.
With hundreds of new coronavirus cases a day in Scotland and thousands in England, a second national lockdown now looks inevitable.
A Tory MP and close ally of Boris Johnson said he “forgot” to put a face covering on after a picture emerged on social media of him travelling on a train without wearing one.
Additional lockdown restrictions will “almost certainly” be put in place in Scotland in the next couple of days, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Boris Johnson’s Government has been accused by a senior Tory of treating the British people like children through the use of coronavirus emergency powers.
Health Secretary attacks Boris Johnson’s £10,000 self-isolation fines and warns of imminent tightening of restrictions
Jeane Freeman has signalled Scotland will not adopt Boris Johnson’s £10,000 self-isolating fines warning the hefty penalties would harm poorer people.
The leader of the UK Labour Party has said he is “frustrated” over talks of a new Scottish independence referendum.
People in England who refuse an order to self-isolate will face fines of up to £10,000, the Government has warned amid deepening concern at the sharp upsurge in coronavirus infections.
Ministers need to act “sooner rather than later” if they are to prevent a new surge in coronavirus cases leading to more deaths, a scientist has warned.
‘Get your priorities straight’: Lib Dem leader tells rivals to drop Brexit and independence ‘distractions’ during pandemic
Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson should drop the "distractions" of Scottish independence and Brexit and focus on people’s concerns during the coronavirus pandemic, Sir Ed Davey has said.
Ministers are considering tough new coronavirus restrictions as Boris Johnson said the long-feared the second wave of the pandemic has arrived in the UK.
Boris Johnson has suggested that coronavirus spreading “among young people” through a lack of social distancing has caused the recent surge of cases.
Boris Johnson’s Government has been tussling over difficulties with testing and fresh measures to control the re-emergence of coronavirus this week.
Boris Johnson is warning that a second wave of coronavirus has arrived in the UK, as scientists reported the “widespread growth” of the virus across the country.
The Liberal Democrats can regain credibility and relevance by listening to people’s concerns during the coronavirus pandemic and not focusing on “distractions” such as Brexit and Scottish independence, Sir Ed Davey has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has called on the Prime Minister to convene an emergency meeting this weekend to discuss what further steps are needed to combat the rising number of coronavirus cases.
Sir Keir Starmer says he has confidence in Richard Leonard but declines to be drawn on Scottish Labour leader’s claim
Sir Keir Starmer has said he has confidence in Richard Leonard but refused to be drawn on the Scottish Labour leader’s view that he is the best man for the job.
Tory former prime minister David Cameron has said US president Donald Trump “drives him mad” a lot of the time.
Political leaders across Europe failed to promote Covid-19 health guidelines on social media in the early days of the pandemic, according to a new academic study.
Boris Johnson has rejected calls to give the Scottish Government power to hold a second independence referendum, telling MPs "a generation has not elapsed" since 2014.
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The Prime Minister has contradicted Home Secretary Priti Patel by saying members of the public should not report their neighbours for breaching the “rule of six” unless they are having large parties.
Members of the public should not report their neighbours for breaching the the ‘rule of six’ unless they are having large parties, the Prime Minister has said.
Boris Johnson has warned actions to stop a second surge of coronavirus must be “tough now” in order to “protect” Christmas.
Coronavirus cases among the elderly and in care homes are rising, as Boris Johnson admitted there was insufficient capacity in the testing system.
Boris Johnson faced a barrage of questions on the coronavirus response and Britain's readiness for Brexit from Westminster's most senior MPs this afternoon.
The contrast at prime minister's questions today could not have been greater. In the red corner we had Angela Rayner, a fiery, northern, woman who left school at 16 vs Boris Johnson, an Old Etonian, former member of the Bullingdon Club.
Boris Johnson's top Scots law adviser has quit over the UK Government's plan to ditch the Brexit divorce deal, raising difficult questions for the Scottish Tory party.
Angela Rayner’s battle with Boris Johnson meant it was a different sort of Prime Minister’s Questions, with Labour’s deputy leader taking a characteristically abrasive approach.
Boris Johnson was told to stop making and breaking Covid-19 promises, as Labour warned “we don’t have weeks” to sort problems with the testing system.