US election 2020: Biden to present team as Trump allows transition

Getty Images US President-elect Joe Biden will formally introduce the first people he has chosen for his cabinet later, as the transition of power gathers pace. Many of ...

What Biden’s new foreign policy team tells us

Reuters The three people chosen by US President-elect Joe Biden to lead his foreign policy team will bring decades of diplomatic experience to the White House, but they also ...

Metal monolith found by helicopter crew in Utah desert

A strange metal monolith has been discovered in the Utah desert by a helicopter crew, leaving local authorities baffled. Wildlife officials spotted the “unusual” ...

Streaming payments are ‘threatening the future of music’

PA Media Elbow frontman Guy Garvey says the way artists are paid for audio streams is “threatening the future of music”. “That sounds very dramatic,” ...

Deaths in UK ‘a fifth higher than normal levels’

Getty Images The total number of deaths occurring in the UK is nearly a fifth above normal levels, latest figures show. Data from national statisticians show there were ...

Covid-19: England arrivals to be able to cut quarantine with private test

EPA People arriving in England from abroad will be soon able to reduce their quarantine by more than half if they pay for a Covid test after five days, the transport secretary ...

Covid-19: Plan Christmas travel ‘carefully’, says Grant Shapps

Christmas travellers should plan journeys carefully and prepare for restrictions on passenger numbers, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says. He said there will be more ...

Director Tristram Shapeero apologises to Lukas Gage after unmuted comments

Getty Images Director Tristram Shapeero has apologised after unwittingly commenting on an actor’s “tiny apartment” without realising he could be heard. Euphoria ...

Excess deaths in UK ‘a fifth higher than normal’

Getty Images The total number of deaths occurring in the UK is nearly a fifth above normal levels, latest figures show. Data from national statisticians show there were ...

Huawei ban: UK networks breaking new law face big fines

Reuters A new security law being unveiled on Tuesday threatens telecoms giants with hefty fines if they fail to tighten security. The Telecommunications Security Bill bans ...