A major incident has been declared in South Yorkshire as Storm Christoph is set to bring widespread flooding, gales and snow to parts of the UK.
Severe weather set to batter the UK this week through Storm Christoph could bring significant flooding across some areas, as the Environment Agency described it as a “volatile situation”.
Talks with France on reopening full trade and transport across the Channel are ongoing as the Government’s chief scientific adviser said more restrictions may be needed at home because cases of a mutant strain of Covid were now appearing “everywhere”.
Tougher coronavirus restrictions will be needed across the country with cases of the mutant coronavirus strain appearing “everywhere”, the Government’s chief scientific adviser warned.
More than half a million people in the UK have been vaccinated against Covid-19, Boris Johnson said, as he moved to soothe concerns the country risked being effectively cut off from parts of Europe and beyond following the discovery of a new strain of coronavirus.
Crisis talks are being held to prevent the UK being cut off from the continent over fears about the spread of the new coronavirus variant.
France appears set to end a ban on hauliers crossing the Channel which was imposed due to fears about the spread of the new coronavirus strain.
Boris Johnson will hold crisis talks with senior ministers and officials after France banned hauliers carrying freight across the channel amid fears over the new coronavirus strain.
Boris Johnson will hold crisis talks with ministers after France banned lorries carrying freight from the UK and countries around the world ended flights amid fears over the new mutant coronavirus strain.
A proposed multibillion-pound road – which includes a tunnel underneath the Thames between Kent and Essex – will contribute more than five million tonnes of carbon emissions, figures have suggested.
A controversial £1.7 billion plan to dig a road tunnel near Stonehenge has been given the go-ahead by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps.
Smart motorways have led to safety concerns, but highways bosses insist they are an effective way of boosting capacity.
Highways England is being rebranded as National Highways in a multimillion-pound Government-led move.