Students at St Andrews University are being asked to enter a voluntary weekend lockdown.
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.
Two Aberdeen students at city centre halls have tested positive for Covid-19.
People should stop “whingeing about not meeting granny at Christmas” as much could change in the coming weeks, according to a Tory former minister.
There is “widespread growth” of the Covid-19 epidemic across the UK, Government scientists have warned, as ministers announced tough restrictions affecting around 13.5 million people.
A pupil at a Shetland primary school has tested positive for Covid-19, the council has confirmed.
Police in the UK have warned that coronavirus remains a “real and deadly threat” and urged people to comply with the rules ahead of a weekend of warm and sunny weather.
Sadiq Khan has said the Government is in “listening mode” over his plea to extend the business rates holiday for another year.
‘Doing nothing is not an option’: Nicola Sturgeon puts Scotland on notice for tougher coronavirus restrictions
Tougher coronavirus restrictions could be introduced in a matter of days after Nicola Sturgeon warned the country faces "hard but necessary" decisions to stop the virus growing out of control.
A temporary “circuit break” of national lockdown measures could slow the spread of Covid-19 while buying time for NHS Test and Trace to improve, an expert has suggested.
Investec, the investment banking company, said on Friday that it will cut 210 jobs in London amid economic challenges. The cut of around 13% of the firm’s London workforce comes amid major lay-offs across the UK.
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.
A venue which staged one of the Government’s pilot indoor concerts is set to put on the first gig of its own amid ongoing financial issues caused by coronavirus.
Council chiefs in one Lancashire borough are asking the Government to relax Covid-19 restrictions after they “kept a lid” on rising numbers of cases.
The reproduction number, or R value, of coronavirus transmission across the UK remains above 1.
A further 10 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the past 24 hours in the north-east.
Britain’s high Covid-19 death rate is not the Government’s fault but partly because the “majority of people are obese”, according to a Conservative peer.
An Edinburgh Rugby academy player who breached coronavirus rules by attending a house party has tested positive for Covid-19.
Parts of the Midlands have been put back into lockdown after health officials described the steep rise in coronavirus cases as “off the scale”.
The UK has joined Covax, the international initiative to support discovery, manufacture and fair distribution of Covid-19 vaccines for one billion people by the end of 2021.
Leaders in the North West of England have welcomed new lockdown restrictions but expressed disappointment at the Government’s handling of the pandemic.
London is two weeks behind some regions of the UK where tighter lockdown restrictions have been imposed, Sadiq Khan has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned “hard but necessary” decisions may be needed in the coming days to prevent another national lockdown.
A Belfast councillor has said the local authority should revoke Sir Van Morrison’s freedom of the city over his coronavirus intervention.
Parts of England’s North West, West Yorkshire and the Midlands face tough new restrictions as the Health Secretary refused to rule out a national lockdown amid a widespread rise in Covid-19.
Police are seeking voluntary interviews with those who attended the funeral of veteran republican Bobby Storey in Belfast in June.
Amid a rise in coronavirus cases in England, reports have emerged that the Government is considering a return to tighter national lockdown measures.
A health minister could be heard swearing in the House of Lords after suffering technology problems during a Covid-19 debate.
More than four in five schools in England currently have children not in class because they cannot access a Covid-19 test, a survey suggests.