The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States marks the opening of a new chapter in the Anglo-American relationship – raising fresh questions as to whether it remains as “special” as it once was.
Unions representing more than 1.3 million health workers are urging the Prime Minister to speed up the pay process to show he cares about staff facing “burnout” because of the strain of dealing with the coronavirus crisis.
Coronavirus vaccines will be offered to millions of over-70s and the clinically extremely vulnerable from this week as the Government expands the rollout amid a border crackdown to keep out new strains.
Every adult in the UK will be offered a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine by September, Dominic Raab has pledged.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the UK is “nearly on the home straight” as 324,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines were administered in the space of 24 hours.
The Government’s target of vaccinating two million people a week against coronavirus appears to be on track as more than 324,000 doses were administered in the space of 24 hours.
A concerning new strain of coronavirus is likely to already be in the UK despite the Government imposing a travel ban from affected countries, a leading epidemiologist has warned.
The relationship between the nations of these islands has ebbed and flowed for millennia, whether combatants or comrades, competitors or commercial partners, Britain has seen it all.
All quarantine-free travel into the UK will be suspended from Monday in a bid to keep out new coronavirus strains, Boris Johnson has announced.
Boris Johnson has appointed Tory former minister Helen Grant as his special envoy for girls’ education.
Almost 40% of care home residents in England have received a coronavirus vaccine, the Prime Minister has said.
Amber Rudd has said Boris Johnson has a “sort of language which he’s quite rightly nervous using in front of women” as the ex-home secretary hit out at the “boys’ club” atmosphere in the Commons.
Medics are worried about how they will cope if they are forced to ration intensive care provision, a leading doctor has warned.
Boris Johnson has been told by a senior Tory backbencher that his leadership will be “on the table” if the Government does not back off on Covid restrictions.
Scottish seafood exporters have been battered by post-Brexit border delays since January 1.
Covid-19 rates have fallen in most regions of England and across all age groups apart from the over-80s, in the latest sign that lockdown measures are having an effect.
Boris Johnson's promise to "compensate" the Scottish seafood sector, which has been battered by border delays, has been thrown into doubt by the Environment Secretary.
International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has swerved demands to publish the economic impact assessment of Boris Johnson’s trade deal with the EU.
Some parts of England are showing a plateau in cases of Covid-19, while the rate of growth across the country as a whole is slowing, a senior epidemiologist has said.
High street pharmacies are to begin rolling out Covid vaccines, as the virus death toll across the UK climbed above 100,000.
Boris Johnson has told the SNP to stop demanding a second referendum and instead outline what independence would mean for Scotland.
Patients admitted to very full hospital intensive care units have an increased risk of dying, researchers have warned.
Hospital intensive care units (ICUs) face being overwhelmed unless coronavirus rates are brought under control, Boris Johnson admitted.
Boris Johnson's "sea of opportunity" promise to fishermen has turned into a "nightmare", with hundreds of thousands of pounds of sales lost due to new red tape, the SNP's Westminster leader has said.
Boris Johnson was slapped down for accusing Sir Keir Starmer of being a hypocrite as the pair clashed in the Commons over Covid-19 and free school meals.
The NHS will launch a round-the-clock vaccination service as soon as possible, Boris Johnson has said.
Lockdown restrictions in England will remain in place for as “long as they are necessary”, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said, as he suggested there are no current plans to tighten existing rules.
London Councils and Mayor Sadiq Khan have implored Boris Johnson to immediately implement tougher coronavirus measures – including closing places of worship – or risk putting an “unsustainable strain” on the NHS and public services.
Boris Johnson and health chiefs will be questioned on the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine after warnings to abide by lockdown restrictions were stepped up to ease pressure on the NHS.
Downing Street has insisted that Boris Johnson’s highly controversial bike ride in east London at the weekend did not break Covid restrictions.