Coronavirus: NHS faces pandemic ‘triple whammy’ this winter

The NHS is facing a “triple whammy” of rising Covid-19 cases, a major backlog in treatment and reduced capacity due to infection-control measures, according to health ...

Trump taxes are ‘national security’ issue, Nancy Pelosi says

Media playback is unsupported on your device The top-ranked Democrat in Washington has called President Donald Trump’s alleged tax avoidance a question of “national ...

Can Trump release his tax returns under audit?

US President Donald Trump says his tax returns are currently being audited, and that he won’t release them while an inspection is continuing. But there is no legal reason why ...

Breonna Taylor: Ex-officer Brett Hankison pleads not guilty to endangerment

The only US police officer charged in connection with a raid that resulted in the fatal shooting of a black woman at her home has pleaded not guilty. Former detective Brett Hankison ...

Covid-19: Meeting others in pubs to be illegal in North East

Lockdown measures in north-east England are to be tightened in a bid to halt the rise in Covid-19 cases. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said tougher restrictions were being brought ...

Coronavirus: New global test will give results ‘in minutes’

A test that can accurately diagnose coronavirus in minutes will dramatically expand testing in low and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. The $5 ...

Matiu Ratana: Officer’s partner pays tribute to ‘gentle giant’

The partner of a police officer killed in Croydon has paid tribute to the “gentle giant, with his infectious smile and big heart”. Su Bushby said Sgt Matiu Ratana, who ...

Police told not to download NHS Covid-19 app

By Rory Cellan-JonesTechnology correspondent Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic image copyrightGetty Images The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) has confirmed ...

Yara Shahidi: Who is Disney’s new Tinkerbell?

US actress Yara Shahidi has been cast as Tinkerbell in Disney’s new live-action Peter Pan film. The forthcoming movie, called Peter Pan and Wendy, will also star Jude Law as ...

NHS Covid-19 app: 10m downloads – and lots of questions

By Rory Cellan-Jones & Zoe KleinmanTechnology reporters Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic image copyrightGetty Images The government says more than 10 million ...