A person from Afghanistan on the UK’s no-fly list has been flown into Birmingham as part of the British evacuation operation in a potential security breach, MPs have been told.
The UK has agreed to buy 35 million more doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as a way to “future-proof” the jabs programme.
A record 828 migrants were intercepted by the UK while crossing the English Channel on Saturday, the Home Office says.
Temperatures are set to soar to 26C as sunshine finally returns to the UK following a month of grey and gloomy weather.
Turkey expects to be removed from the UK’s travel red list later this week, the country’s embassy in London has told Sky News.
The UK has reported another 31,914 coronavirus cases and 40 deaths, latest daily figures show.
An antibody testing programme for people who have tested positive for COVID-19 is to be launched across the UK.
The UK has recorded 32,058 more COVID cases and 104 further deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
There are more cars on the road this summer than at any time during the pandemic, travel data has shown.
Weather forecasters have said much of the UK is at risk of thunderstorms on Saturday.
All those fleeing Afghanistan will be offered a COVID vaccine following their arrival to the UK, the Department for Health and Social Care has announced.
The UK has recorded 37,314 more coronavirus cases and 114 deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
The use of the first drug in the UK using man-made antibodies to prevent and tackle coronavirus has been approved by the medicines regulator.
Charities in the UK are being “overwhelmed” with donations for refugees from Afghanistan after video of people trying to escape the country by clinging on to planes was seen around the world.
A former translator has told Sky News about escaping from Afghanistan to the UK as the Taliban took over the country.
Boris Johnson has been criticised by MPs from across all parties in the House of Commons during an emergency debate on the crisis in Afghanistan.
The UK has recorded 111 more COVID-related deaths and 33,904 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
The UK has recorded 170 more COVID-related deaths and 26,852 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
The UK will take up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghans over the coming years as part of a resettlement plan, following the Taliban takeover of their country.
The UK should “immediately” release any Afghans it is holding in immigration detention centres and grant all nationals already in the country leave to remain, a human rights organisation has demanded.
The UK has recorded 28,438 new COVID cases and 26 more coronavirus-related deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
Another 26,750 COVID cases have been reported in the UK, according to the government’s latest daily figures.
A prison nurse who set up the UK’s first ever colposcopy unit behind bars could be named nurse of the year after giving up her retirement to protect inmates during the pandemic.
The UK has recorded another 29,520 coronavirus cases, according to the latest daily figures.
Another 32,700 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the UK and there have been 100 more deaths, according to the latest government figures.
The “vast bulk” of British citizens in Afghanistan will be brought back to the UK over the “next few days”, Boris Johnson has said.
Scientists advising the government expect COVID-19 deaths and hospital admissions in the UK to fall for the rest of August, despite the reopening of the economy at the end of July.
More than 40 million people are now fully vaccinated against COVID in the UK, according to government data.
A lawyer representing alleged victims of Jeffrey Epstein in the UK has said people should feel “emboldened” to come forward and report abuse after the Metropolitan Police commissioner said that “no one is above the law”.
Jailed fraudster Mark Acklom has refused to leave his UK prison cell to be arrested and taken to court for the start of a Spanish extradition bid.