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 ...

Covid: Manchester mayor calls for ‘urgent review’ of 10pm closures

There should be an “urgent review” of 22:00 closure times for restaurants and pubs, Greater Manchester’s mayor says. Andy Burnham said it meant people ...

Donald Trump ‘paid $750 in federal income taxes in 2016’ – New York Times

image copyrightGetty Images The New York Times alleges that Donald Trump paid just $750 (£587) in federal income tax in 2016, the year he won the US presidency. The ...

Coronavirus: Up to £10,000 fine for failure to self-isolate in England

Refusing to self-isolate when told to is now illegal in England from Monday, with fines of up to £10,000. Anyone who tests positive for Covid-19, or has been told they have been ...

Croydon police station shooting suspect is 23-year-old Louis De Zoysa

image copyrightMPS Hackney The suspect in the murder of a police officer in south London is Louis De Zoysa, the BBC has been told. New Zealand-born Sgt Matiu Ratana, 54, ...

Coronavirus: Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden defends students’ university return

The culture secretary has defended students going back to university in England saying there were “clear guidelines” on coronavirus in place. Oliver Dowden told the Andrew ...

Dowden offers hope for smaller football clubs

Last updated on 27 minutes ago27 minutes ago.From the section Football A deal for the Premier League to support lower-league clubs during the coronavirus pandemic “could be ...

Covid: Cardiff and Swansea get ready for lockdown

Wales’ two biggest cities are preparing for lockdown, which begins later. The changed status of Swansea and Cardiff will take the number of Welsh local authority areas under ...