The government has been accused of producing a “rehashed document” in a bid to quell a Tory rebellion over its strengthened coronavirus tiers.
Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire has collapsed in the worst single corporate failure of the COVID-19 crisis to date, leaving 13,000 jobs hanging in the balance.
The health secretary has said that England’s lockdown means “we’ve got this virus back under control” – but warned continued vigilance is needed in the fight against COVID-19.
Pubs and restaurants across Wales will be banned from selling alcohol and be forced to close at 6pm every evening.
Sheffield City Council has warned care home providers not to use the government’s much-hailed rapid COVID tests over doubts about their accuracy.
A man who threw his 11-month-old son into a river in Manchester has been found guilty of manslaughter by diminished responsibility.
A Romanian woman accused of assisting with Britain’s biggest-ever domestic burglary plot has told jurors she was a “stupid chicken” and therefore not a thief.
The family of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane say the government’s decision not to hold a public inquiry is an “insult”.
A further 12,330 people have tested positive for coronavirus and 205 people have died in the UK in the last 24 hours, government figures show.
A catering assistant at Buckingham Palace has pleaded guilty to stealing photos and medals from the Queen’s official London residence.
Another 12,155 COVID-19 cases and 215 deaths of people who have tested positive for the virus have been recorded in the UK in the past 24 hours.
Santa’s grottos, nativity plays and door-to-door carol singing will be permitted once lockdown ends, according to new Christmas guidance.
A mother who killed her six children in a fire has been freed from prison after serving just half of her 17-year sentence.
GPs have been charging people with Down’s syndrome for letters allowing them to go to college, despite them being on the COVID-19 clinically vulnerable list, Sky News has learned.
More than 10,000 turkeys are to be culled at a farm in North Yorkshire after an outbreak of bird flu.
The government is being urged to suspend peak rail fares and introduce mass testing for transport staff, to help the country avoid travel “chaos” in the run up to Christmas.
A British woman who has spent six years travelling around Europe in a camper van has gone missing in the Pyrenees.
Former gang member and convict Rosca Onya has released a tribute single to honour Jack Merritt on the anniversary of his death in the London Bridge terror attack.
The government has secured an additional two million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which trials suggest has a 95% effectiveness.
Boris Johnson has said the new coronavirus tiers “have a sunset of 3 February” as he tries to fight off a backlash from Tory MPs.
The UK has recorded another 15,871 coronavirus cases and 479 deaths in the past 24 hours.
Boris Johnson has appointed a minister to take charge of the coronavirus vaccine rollout, as his government seeks to quell a backbench rebellion over the new tier system.
The UK and France have reached a new agreement to tackle migrants crossing the Channel with more officers patrolling beaches and “cutting edge” surveillance technology deployed, the Home Office has said.
In a global pandemic, it doesn’t get much more local than this.
The number of road rage crimes has risen sharply in the UK, with thousands of offences including attempted murders, assaults and racist abuse incidents reported in the last three years, Sky News has found.
More than 150 people have been arrested as anti-lockdown protesters clashed with police in central London.
Mike Ashley is offering a £50m lifeline to keep Arcadia Group afloat amid a looming tussle between the high street’s biggest beasts for control of Sir Philip Green’s TopShop empire.
Free breakfasts and lunches will be provided to all primary school children in Scotland throughout term time and the holidays if the SNP is re-elected in May, the country’s education secretary has pledged.
A spate of swan deaths across the UK are reportedly being investigated amid concerns they could be connected to a wave of avian flu from Europe.
The relaxation of coronavirus restrictions over Christmas will increase infections “potentially by a large amount”, the government’s scientific advisers have warned.