Tens of thousands more deaths could come in the second wave of coronavirus, a Government adviser warned as South Yorkshire became the latest region to face a Tier 3 lockdown.
Boris Johnson seemingly launched his first major infrastructure project this week, rebuilding Labour's "red wall" across the north of England.
Boris Johnson has been told to "stop bargaining with people’s lives" and agree an extension to furlough and a second national lockdown.
South Yorkshire will be the latest region placed into Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions as Boris Johnson came under renewed pressure to increase financial help for areas under the toughest curbs.
Boris Johnson is set to announce south Yorkshire will move into the highest level of coronavirus restriction, with ministers saying the Government and local leaders are on the “cusp” of an agreement.
Local politicians have warned of a “winter of hardship” in Greater Manchester as the area is forced into harsher coronavirus restrictions.
Boris Johnson’s refusal to agree to restrict travel for people living in UK coronavirus hotspots showed the Conservative Party’s “tin ear” to Wales, the Welsh First Minister has said.
Sir Keir Starmer faced a series of resignations as he suffered a major rebellion over the so-called “spy cops” law.
Discussions are continuing between local leaders and the Government over the extension of coronavirus controls, with Greater Manchester and Lancashire at risk of having the toughest restrictions.
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham is to hold talks with No 10 amid mounting expectation the region will be the next to face the toughest coronavirus controls.
Boris Johnson has defended his decision to break with scientific advice and implement regional rather than national lockdowns.
Boris Johnson was accused of being an “opportunist all his life” during bitter Commons exchanges with Sir Keir Starmer over the country’s Covid-19 tactics.
Sir Keir Starmer has called for a two to three-week national lockdown, accusing the Prime Minister of “no longer following the scientific advice”.
Sir Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to impose a short “circuit-breaker” lockdown across England to bring the coronavirus resurgence under control.
Millions of people could be banned from mixing indoors and outdoors and thousands of pubs forced to close under new coronavirus restrictions due to be announced on Monday.
Leaders across northern England are urging the Government to provide more cash to support areas which face going into further lockdowns or risk “levelling down” the region.
Hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people living in coronavirus hotspots could be told to shield this winter under plans reportedly being considered by the Government as infections continue to soar.
Sir Keir Starmer has said “pulling apart” the UK would cause profound economic damage during the coronavirus crisis.
Boris Johnson faces renewed pressure over the 10pm hospitality curfew as a pub chain announced hundreds of job losses and Tory MPs signalled they would rebel in protest at the restriction.
Boris Johnson has faced calls to publish the scientific evidence behind the 10pm curfew placed on pubs, bars and restaurants and to “review the rule” if he cannot do so.
Boris Johnson faced fresh pressure to consider a tighter national lockdown in the face of figures suggesting local measures to contain the spread of coronavirus were not working.
Unite boss Len McCluskey has warned Sir Keir Starmer not to move Labour too far from the left as the union moved to cut affiliation money.
Britain has "lost too much" to return to life as it was pre-pandemic, Boris Johnson said as he unveiled a decade-long plan to "build back".
Dame Judi Dench has said she would like to meet Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, describing him as “a man of such authority”.
The Labour leader has accused Boris Johnson’s administration of having “lost control of the virus”, with one in three people in the UK now living under heightened social restrictions.
Sir Keir Starmer said moving university lectures online would be a “sensible” way of reducing the transmission of coronavirus on campuses following a spike in cases.
Boris Johnson urged Labour to stop “sniping from the sidelines” after Sir Keir Starmer warned the Prime Minister’s Covid-19 confusion came as no surprise.
Rishi Sunak will outline his plans to protect jobs on Thursday as the opposition insisted more needed to be done to bolster the economy in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis.
Keir Starmer's calls for a coronavirus "Plan B" have been overshadowed after the Labour leader reignited a party row over Scottish independence.
Keir Starmer has repeated his belief that the SNP "will have a mandate" for an independence referendum if they win a majority at Holyrood, setting him on a collision course with Scottish Labour colleagues.