Boris Johnson’s allies have denied claims that he makes space in his diary for a quick nap.
Matt Hancock has insisted he does not expect a full national lockdown to be in place until March 31, although he failed to guarantee MPs the final say.
The Prime Minister has set out further measures as part of a lockdown in England in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus.
Boris Johnson has said parents should send primary-age children back to schools that are open this week, as he hinted at tougher coronavirus measures for England.
Boris Johnson has taken the UK out of the European Union and secured an eleventh-hour trade deal – amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has paid tribute to armed forces personnel for their work tackling Covid-19 during 2020.
The situation at the UK border is “deteriorating, contrary to an upbeat assessment from the Prime Minister”, an industry agency has warned.
The year since Boris Johnson’s election success has seen Brexit, a baby and a brush with death from coronavirus.
A British businessman has lost his Court of Appeal challenge against the Government over the Covid-19 lockdown rules.
A majority for the SNP at next year’s Scottish Parliament election will force the Prime Minister into allowing another independence referendum, the party’s depute leader has said.
England will return to a regional tiered approach when the current lockdown ends on December 2 – but more areas will face tougher restrictions than under the previous regime.
Boris Johnson has been told off by the Commons Speaker for asking his own question to Sir Keir Starmer.
Boris Johnson has set out new measures to stop the spread of coronavirus in England through the winter.
Boris Johnson has made it clear he believes MPs should not be getting a pay rise next year amid a widespread expectation the Government is about to order a public sector pay freeze.
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.
Campaigners have launched legal proceedings against the Government claiming it handed out top jobs in the coronavirus pandemic to “cronies” without proper competition.
Campaigners have submitted a legal challenge alleging that Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock acted “unlawfully” when appointing key figures to top posts during the coronavirus crisis, it has been reported.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanked First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for the work their governments had done in tackling coronavirus before claiming the SNP had made a "disaster" of devolution.
Sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be phased out by 2030, Boris Johnson has confirmed as he set out his 10-point plan for a “green industrial revolution”.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled his 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution.
Two new "megalabs" are due to open early next year - more than doubling the UK's daily coronavirus testing capacity.
Boris Johnson is self-isolating after coming into contact with an MP who has since tested positive for Covid-19, Downing Street has said.
Scotland’s food and drink industry has pleaded with the Prime Minister to grant a six-month “grace period” for new rules coming into effect when the UK’s Brexit transition period ends on December 31.
Nicola Sturgeon has told the Prime Minister she expects him to stick to his word and provide Scotland with furlough cash if the country has to go into lockdown later than England.
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.
Pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops will close from Thursday as people are urged to stay at home.
The prime minister is expected to take to the podium on Wednesday as part of a coronavirus press conference.
A north-east MP has urged the UK Government to support workers and businesses as Covid-19 regulations were tightened.
The prime minister will chair meetings of Cabinet and the Cobra emergency committee this morning ahead of the national address.
Health Secretary attacks Boris Johnson’s £10,000 self-isolation fines and warns of imminent tightening of restrictions
Jeane Freeman has signalled Scotland will not adopt Boris Johnson’s £10,000 self-isolating fines warning the hefty penalties would harm poorer people.