Plans to allow people to form a temporary bubble over the festive season will be welcome news to families across the country.
A member of the Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) has warned the planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions over Christmas could lead to a third wave of the pandemic.
Boris Johnson has warned families they must make a “personal judgement” about the risks of coronavirus to vulnerable loved ones when forming a Christmas bubble.
Half of British teenagers have been unable to stop worrying at times during the coronavirus pandemic, according to research.
Sticking with coronavirus rules and helping keep people safe is the “best gift” Scots can give this Christmas, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
A charity has called it “heartbreaking” that care home residents over 65 will not be allowed to join loved ones at Christmas, despite an easing of restrictions over the festive period.
People in France will be able to go back to their favourite shops and attend religious services again next week after a month of partial virus lockdown, but will have to wait until at least January 20 to enjoy a meal in a restaurant or enjoy a gym workout.
Plans to relax rules on household mixing over the Christmas period have been branded a “mockery” of restrictions that will remain in place for pubs and the wider hospitality sector.
GPs in England will be given 10 days notice before any Covid vaccine roll out begins.
Kyren Wilson fired his third career maximum break but had to battle to book his place in the second round of the UK Championship with a 6-4 win over Ashley Hugill in Milton Keynes.
Players will naturally find extra motivation to ‘put on a show’ when home fans return to grounds, according to a leading professor of sport psychology.
Rishi Sunak will seek to inoculate Britain's ailing economy against the long-term effects of Covid on Wednesday, with major investments in infrastructure, job support and public services.
The parents of a 10-year-old boy, who is thought to be one of the youngest victims of Covid-19 in the UK, have spoken of their “indescribable” pain following his death.
Families and friends will be able to reunite over the Christmas period, after ministers signed off on a UK-wide deal to relax Covid restrictions.
Every adult in Northern Ireland could receive a prepaid card from Stormont worth £75-£100 to spend locally to bolster the Covid-19 recovery.
The UK has recorded its highest daily coronavirus death toll since mid-May, with a 10-year-old boy among those to have died in hospital after testing positive for the virus, data shows.
More than 100,000 Scots are now waiting for key diagnostic tests to be carried out by the NHS.
The Government’s new tiered system of regional coronavirus controls for England will work – but only if people follow them, an expert has said.
Brighton chief executive Paul Barber admits the significance of allowing a limited number of fans to return to football grounds will be “more symbolic than financial” for Premier League clubs.
Here is Tuesday’s update of the rolling seven-day rate of new cases of Covid-19 for every local authority area in England.
Kyren Wilson fired a maximum 147 break in the sixth frame of his UK Championship first-round match against Ashley Hugill in Milton Keynes.
The coronavirus crisis has reduced the stigma associated with being unemployed, according to a survey of more than 250 human resources professionals conducted after hundreds of thousands of people lost their job during the pandemic.
England will return to a tiered system of coronavirus restrictions next week when the national lockdown ends.
Vaccinating millions of Scots against coronavirus will be “perhaps the biggest logistical exercise and challenge that has been undertaken”, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
The Prime Minister has been urged to “end these injustices now” after a Conservative MP said he witnessed an “elderly lady peacefully protesting” about Covid restrictions get arrested outside Parliament.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has announced plans to set up an inquiry about the impact of coronavirus on Scotland’s care homes but warned it will not be done quickly.
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen will remain under level two restrictions.
The current streaming system threatens the future of music in the UK, Elbow frontman Guy Garvey has warned.
The Health Secretary said the Government’s wrangle with Greater Manchester over coronavirus restrictions was a factor in changing its approach on how to apply the forthcoming tiers-based system.
Enough was known about coronavirus in January to act straight away, but the response was delayed, a leading scientist has said.