Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters decry China security law plan

Media playback is unsupported on your device Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters rallying against China’s plans to impose a new security ...

Prince William: Parenthood brought Diana death emotions

Media playback is unsupported on your device Prince William has revealed that becoming a father brought back painful emotions he felt following his mother’s death ...

Coronavirus: Dominic Cummings ‘made second lockdown trip’

Media playback is unsupported on your device The prime minister’s chief aide Dominic Cummings is facing fresh allegations that he breached lockdown rules. He ...

Coronavirus: France reveals reciprocal quarantine plans for UK arrivals

People arriving in France from the UK will have to self-isolate for 14 days from 8 June, the French government has announced. It comes after Home Secretary Priti Patel revealed quarantine ...

Afghanistan: Taliban announce three-day Eid ceasefire with government

The Taliban have announced a three-day ceasefire with the Afghan government that will take effect when the Muslim festival of Eid begins on Sunday. It follows a rise in attacks from ...

Coronavirus: Dominic Cummings’ lockdown trip ‘was essential’, says No 10

The PM’s chief aide Dominic Cummings acted in line with guidelines when he went from London to Durham with his sick wife to be near relatives during the coronavirus lockdown, ...

Officers ‘wary’ as spit attacks rise in coronavirus pandemic

Spitting attacks on police may be behind a national rise in assaults on emergency workers during lockdown, officials have said. Figures from the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) ...

Blackburn shooting: Five charged with Aya Hachem murder

Five people have been charged with the murder of a law student in a drive-by shooting. Aya Hachem, 19, died when shots were fired from a passing car in King Street, Blackburn, on ...

Coronavirus: Calls for Dominic Cummings to resign after lockdown travel

Opposition MPs are calling for Dominic Cummings to resign if he is found to have broken the lockdown guidance after travelling 250 miles from London to Durham when he had Covid-19 ...

Coronavirus: Dominic Cummings visited parents’ home while he had symptoms

Dominic Cummings travelled hundreds of miles from London to County Durham during the lockdown when he had virus symptoms, the BBC has been told. A source close to the PM’s chief ...