The Cambridge Dictionary has revealed its word of the year for 2020 as “quarantine”, after it took on a new meaning during the coronavirus pandemic.
Here is Monday’s update of the rolling seven-day rate of new cases of Covid-19 for every local authority area in England.
The Archbishop of York has said the digitisation of church services over lockdown has led to “new people engaging in the life of faith”.
Pupils at some schools have been sent home on five occasions in recent months for Covid 19-related reasons, according to Labour.
Free train travel for people fleeing abusive relationships has been extended ahead of an expected surge in demand.
Boris Johnson will pledge major testing programmes for all areas forced into the highest level of coronavirus restrictions after the end of England’s national lockdown.
The Palestinian Health Ministry has recommended strict limits on Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem this year due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Three Dons players have been told to self-isolate after one of them tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from Scotland Under-21s duty.
New York City is shutting schools to try to stop the renewed spread of coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a painful about-face for one of the first big US educational systems to bring students back to classrooms this autumn.
Experts have welcomed the news that the promising Covid vaccine candidate developed by Pfizer is effective among the elderly.
A north-east primary school will remain partially closed tomorrow due to a lack of staff.
Scotland is on the verge of passing the “sombre and deeply distressing” milestone of 5,000 Covid deaths, Nicola Sturgeon has warned.
Those who want to be free of the union always use such derogative language which I’m sure we’ve all got used to hearing from the SNP over past several years.
Plans to create a travel window for students to return home for Christmas are “riddled with holes”, the Government has been told.
Universities in England should end in-person teaching and switch to online classes by early December so students can return home safely for Christmas, the Government has said.
Here is Tuesday’s update of the rolling seven-day rate of new cases of Covid-19 for every local authority area in England.
The number of new cases of Covid-19 continues to rise in most local areas of England.
Low-cost airline Norwegian faces a fight for survival this winter after Norway’s government refused to provide further financial backing.
A Christmas loneliness strategy to help older people overcome social isolation during the festivities is being considered by the Scottish Government, MSPs have been told.
Most religious services will be banned under winter lockdown restrictions expected to last throughout November.
The Government needs to sort out the test and trace system because the welcomed extension to the furlough scheme is just a short-term fix, business leaders have said.
The Government’s extension of much-needed furlough payments in England should have happened a long time ago, political and business leaders say.
The Government has told millions of people classed as clinically vulnerable to coronavirus to take “extra precautions” during the winter lockdown, but stopped short of implementing formal shielding.
The new coronavirus lockdown causes more disruption for travellers, airlines and holiday firms.
New lockdown restrictions for England are the latest measures brought in for the UK.
The Government will extend furlough payments at 80% for the duration of the new national lockdown measures in England, Boris Johnson has said.
Boris Johnson is considering imposing stringent new national lockdown restrictions within days after scientists warned that half a million people were being infected with coronavirus each week.
The US now has nine million confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, as infections continue to rise in nearly every state.
You have dressed as the Pied Piper and your children are spooky-looking in their rat costumes; can you take them door-to-door trick or treating for Halloween this year?
The father of a five-year-old girl cancer patient has described 2020 as “hell” as he bemoaned delays to her treatment due to Covid-19.