England’s deputy chief medical officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam has appeared on Sky News to answer some questions from the public on the coronavirus crisis.
Sky News has been named News Channel of the Year at the Royal Television Society awards.
The first dose of a COVID vaccine appears to reduce your chances of transmitting the disease by “about two-thirds”, the health secretary has told Sky News.
A 14-year-old girl has told Sky News she feels “blessed to have a second chance at life” after having a heart transplant using a donor organ that had started beating again thanks to a new machine.
The current lockdown “has been one of the most painful for the most people” and the COVID crisis has “stripped the paper off the cracks” in society, the Archbishop of Canterbury has told Sky News.
The Duke of Edinburgh is likely to stay in hospital over the weekend and into next week for rest and observation, Sky News understands.
Government scientists want to keep social distancing measures in place for the foreseeable future in a move that would hit shops, pubs, cinemas and theatres, Sky News has learnt.
The government will not be setting an “arbitrary target” for when lockdown can be lifted despite pressure from some MPs to scrap all restrictions by the end of April, the foreign secretary has told Sky News.
Over-65s will begin receiving letters inviting them to get COVID vaccines from early next week as part of the next phase of the UK’s vaccination programme, Sky News understands.
Ministers will tomorrow discuss a Cabinet Office proposal to introduce vaccine and testing certificates for when international travel is allowed again, Sky News can reveal.
The UK and other European countries locked down “too late” in autumn, a senior government scientific adviser has told Sky News.
The vaccines minister has told Sky News he is “confident” the UK will hit its “tough target” of offering everybody over 50 a coronavirus jab by May.
The woman at the centre of a foul-mouthed online rural parish council meeting has told Sky News she has “never seen anything like it”.
England’s economy will be unlocked gradually after the hoped-for return of schools at the start of March, the vaccines minister has told Sky News.
Serco, the outsourcing giant behind NHS Test and Trace, has confirmed that it was hit by a cyber attack – but told Sky News its oft-criticised scheme had not been impacted.
A senior Conservative MP urged anti-vaccination campaigners to keep going with their fight against government restrictions and told them NHS capacity figures were being “manipulated” to exaggerate the scale of coronavirus, Sky News can reveal.
The number of shootings in London is on the rise, despite the capital being in lockdown for significant parts of last year.
Travel industry sources have told Sky News they expect mandatory hotel quarantine to be introduced imminently, as the government tries to suppress new variants of coronavirus.
It is still a “long, long, long way” before coronavirus cases are low enough for lockdown to be lifted, the health secretary has told Sky News.
Teachers have a “good shout” to be “very high” on the next priority list for a coronavirus vaccine, the health secretary has told Sky News.
Children with special needs are “falling through the gaps” in lockdown because they are not classed as “vulnerable enough” to continue going to school, families have told Sky News.
You Me At Six frontman Josh Franceschi has told Sky News “everything is at stake” over the issue of visa-free travel for musicians in Europe – and has called on the government to “prove us all wrong and show they care”.
In a rare opportunity for the public to put their questions directly to a top government scientist, Sir Patrick Vallance appeared on Sky News to talk lockdown, vaccines and how soon we can return to a more normal life.
Gary Numan has told Sky News he received just £37 for a hit that had been streamed more than a million times, as an inquiry into the economics of digital music services continues.
All UK adults should be offered the first dose of a COVID vaccine by September – with the hope some restrictions can be lifted by March, Dominic Raab has told Sky News.
Local authorities are losing tens of millions of pounds supporting struggling business tenants through the pandemic which could have dire and long-lasting consequences for local services, Sky News has found.
A small reduction in COVID-19 cases across some parts of the UK should not be used as an excuse to lift lockdown or reduce adherence to the rules, an expert scientist has told Sky News.
Andy Murray has tested positive for coronavirus just weeks before he is due to play in the Australian Open, Sky News understands.
Demand for hospital services caused by the rampant coronavirus has put ambulance staff in England under “unprecedented pressure”, with handover delays on a scale not seen before, a paramedic boss has told Sky News.
The government “should be able” to begin easing England’s coronavirus lockdown in March, a senior minister has told Sky News.