Conservative MP Kelly Tolhurst has resigned as a Housing Minister following “devastating” family news.
Five JD Wetherspoon pubs confirm closure as the north-east enters Level 3 of coronavirus restrictions
Several pubs in the north-east have closed until further notice after the Scottish Government tightened coronavirus restrictions.
Three million self-employed workers who remain ineligible for Covid-19 support grants should benefit from the £1.95 billion returned to the Government by essential retailers, MPs have suggested.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has outlined new measures to stop the spread of Covid-19 over the winter months.
While undoubtedly well-intentioned, I have reservations about Boris Johnson’s green crusade, specifically the decision to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030 (a policy not included in the Tory manifesto at the last election).
The Government has added an extra 93 gritters to a 535-strong fleet to ensure that the country stays on the move this winter.
Sports officials have given a cautious welcome to the government’s £300million ‘Winter Survival Package’ designed to mitigate the loss of revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Premiership Rugby’s chief executive Darren Childs hopes England’s top clubs will able to access the Government’s £59million aid package before Christmas.
Matt Hancock has defended the “extraordinary broad range of companies” employed by the Government during the coronavirus pandemic.
Boris Johnson’s key adviser Dominic Cummings opened 2020 by suggesting he wanted to be “largely redundant” by the end of it.
England’s Nations League match against Iceland next week will be played at Wembley after the UK Government granted a travel exemption to the visiting side.
The Football Association has asked the Government to allow England’s Nations League match against Iceland next Wednesday to be played at Wembley in order to protect their players and save costs.
A Government consultation has been launched into the introduction of longer goods vehicles onto the UK’s roads.
Leaders of the English professional game will face MPs next week over the failure to agree a coronavirus rescue package for the EFL, with Project Big Picture also under scrutiny.
An EFL board member has warned it would be “catastrophic” for the competition if a club broke ranks and went direct to the Premier League for financial help.
More than 350 restaurants, cafes and bars across the north-east will be taking part in the Government's 50% discount scheme.
A North Sea support vessel firm has welcomed a government move to exempt oil workers from quarantine rules.
The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.
People working for a wide range of private companies have been standing side-by-side with public sector staff on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak.
Scotland’s leading food sector bodies have welcomed this week’s announcement of the Government furlough scheme extension, which will give struggling businesses “a lifeline”.
The United Kingdom is pulling together as one, with people from all regions and all four nations of the country helping each other through the coronavirus pandemic.
A supermarket giant has said it was working with the Government to help get supplies to those in need.
Councils across the UK are placing different restrictions on the number of mourners allowed to attend funerals amid the coronavirus crisis.
The coronavirus death toll in the UK has reached 281, the Government said.
Coronavirus could see hundreds of fishermen “go bust in the next two weeks” unless there is urgent government intervention, ministers have been warned.
Britons in Spain have been urged by the Foreign Office to return before March 24 when all Spanish hotels close.
Voters will go to the polls today to elect their next government.
Councillors have gone head to head in a long-running row over changes to the state pension age.
A young black man hoping to renew his passport online was stunned when the automated photo checker mistook his lips for an open mouth.
The UK’s data and privacy watchdog is looking into how personal data on the Government’s main website is collected after it was reported the portal is being used to target users in preparation for Brexit.