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Senior Tory backbenchers prepare to resist Johnson’s coronavirus restrictions

Senior Tory backbenchers prepare to resist Johnson’s coronavirus restrictions

Senior Tory backbenchers prepare to resist Johnson’s coronavirus restrictions

21 November 2020

Mr Johnson has promised a House of Commons vote on his plans to replace the lockdown with a local, tiered approach.


Hundreds attend coronavirus testing pilot in Merthyr Tydfil

Hundreds attend coronavirus testing pilot in Merthyr Tydfil

Hundreds attend coronavirus testing pilot in Merthyr Tydfil

21 November 2020

Rapid Covid-19 tests are available for everyone, including those without symptoms.


Sunak to announce £500 million package to support mental health services

Sunak to announce £500 million package to support mental health services

Sunak to announce £500 million package to support mental health services

21 November 2020

The majority of the spending is planned to go on specialist services for young people, including in schools, and support for NHS workers.


Man arrested after death of two-year-old in Edinburgh

Man arrested after death of two-year-old in Edinburgh

Man arrested after death of two-year-old in Edinburgh

21 November 2020

Emergency services were called to the scene at 9.30am on Saturday.


Labour urges Government not to let England return to pre-lockdown ‘shambles’

Labour urges Government not to let England return to pre-lockdown ‘shambles’

Labour urges Government not to let England return to pre-lockdown ‘shambles’

21 November 2020

Several families could be allowed to join a bubble and to mix between December 22 and 28, reports say.


Car driven away with front door lodged in windscreen after crashing into house

Car driven away with front door lodged in windscreen after crashing into house

Car driven away with front door lodged in windscreen after crashing into house

21 November 2020

West Yorkshire Police arrested the driver when they arrived at the scene.


Rebuilding economy post-Covid will need ‘collective endeavour’ – Rishi Sunak

Rebuilding economy post-Covid will need ‘collective endeavour’ – Rishi Sunak

Rebuilding economy post-Covid will need ‘collective endeavour’ – Rishi Sunak

21 November 2020

The Chancellor was speaking at the Scottish Conservatives’ virtual conference.


In Pictures: Parliament Christmas tree makes journey from forest to city

In Pictures: Parliament Christmas tree makes journey from forest to city

In Pictures: Parliament Christmas tree makes journey from forest to city

21 November 2020

The 43ft Sitka spruce was selected from more than 150 million trees in Kielder Forest.


England to enter strengthened three-tier system when lockdown ends

England to enter strengthened three-tier system when lockdown ends

England to enter strengthened three-tier system when lockdown ends

21 November 2020

The ‘Covid winter plan’ is expected to place more areas into the higher tiers to keep the virus under control.


UK and Canada agree post-Brexit trade can continue under same terms as EU deal

UK and Canada agree post-Brexit trade can continue under same terms as EU deal

UK and Canada agree post-Brexit trade can continue under same terms as EU deal

21 November 2020

Business groups welcomed the announcement but warned that firms face a ‘cliff edge’ without deals with the EU and other nations.


Police probe Manchester United cyber attack

Police probe Manchester United cyber attack

Police probe Manchester United cyber attack

21 November 2020

The club confirmed its systems had been attacked.


PM tells SNP Covid-19 means now is not the time for constitutional wrangling

PM tells SNP Covid-19 means now is not the time for constitutional wrangling

PM tells SNP Covid-19 means now is not the time for constitutional wrangling

21 November 2020

Boris Johnson spoke out as he addressed the Scottish Conservative conference, which is taking place online.


Royal Navy joins relief effort in hurricane-hit Honduras

Royal Navy joins relief effort in hurricane-hit Honduras

Royal Navy joins relief effort in hurricane-hit Honduras

21 November 2020

Naval troops have been supporting the relief effort and mapping the hardest-hit areas in partnership with the US military.


Government urged not to let ‘everything loose’ over Christmas

Government urged not to let ‘everything loose’ over Christmas

Government urged not to let ‘everything loose’ over Christmas

21 November 2020

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham called for ‘a steady approach’.


Mass coronavirus testing for Merthyr Tydfil’s residents and workers

Mass coronavirus testing for Merthyr Tydfil’s residents and workers

Mass coronavirus testing for Merthyr Tydfil’s residents and workers

21 November 2020

Rapid Covid-19 tests are available for everyone, including those without symptoms.


US consul general pays tribute after death of Second World War veteran aged 100

US consul general pays tribute after death of Second World War veteran aged 100

US consul general pays tribute after death of Second World War veteran aged 100

21 November 2020

Belfast man Teddy Dixon served with the US army and helped liberate 33,000 survivors of the Dachau concentration camp.


Man rescued and two missing after fishing boat sinks off coast of East Sussex

Man rescued and two missing after fishing boat sinks off coast of East Sussex

Man rescued and two missing after fishing boat sinks off coast of East Sussex

21 November 2020

One of the three crew members was found clinging to a lifebuoy while the search for the other two continues, HM Coastguard said.


William and Kate hear of ups and downs of fatherhood from new fathers

William and Kate hear of ups and downs of fatherhood from new fathers

William and Kate hear of ups and downs of fatherhood from new fathers

21 November 2020

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chatted with men to discuss their experiences of parenthood during lockdown.


Johnson urges people to continue self-isolating in video update

Johnson urges people to continue self-isolating in video update

Johnson urges people to continue self-isolating in video update

21 November 2020

The Prime Minister posted the message online from Downing Street, where he himself continues to self-isolate.


Johnson told ‘you shouldn’t have bullies in government’ amid Patel criticism

Johnson told ‘you shouldn’t have bullies in government’ amid Patel criticism

Johnson told ‘you shouldn’t have bullies in government’ amid Patel criticism

21 November 2020

Former Home Office permanent secretary, Sir David Normington, said the Prime Minister ‘doesn’t seem willing to stand up for high standards in public’.


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