More than 2,000 paediatricians have signed a letter urging Boris Johnson to extend free school meals to vulnerable children during the holidays â saying childhood hunger should âtranscend politicsâ..
The Welsh Government will review how the ban on supermarkets selling non-essential items during Walesâ firebreak lockdown is working, First Minister Mark Drakeford has said..
Contacts of people infected with coronavirus may have to self-isolate for as little as seven days amid concerns in Whitehall about the levels of public compliance with the Test and Trace system..
Millions more people will be under tougher coronavirus restrictions in the next 24 hours as the Government increased financial support for businesses and employees affected by the measures. Greater Manchester moved into the highest alert level, Tier 3, on Friday morning, and Wales will introduce its two-week âfirebreakâ lockdown at 6pm..
Nearly half of the public in England do not âfully understandâ the current coronavirus lockdown rules, a study suggests. Researchers found that around half of adults (51%) in the country said they understand the current Covid-19 restrictions. Only 13% of the respondents said they âfully understandâ them..
Wales will enter a two-week âfirebreakâ lockdown at 6pm on Friday in an attempt to protect the countryâs NHS from being overwhelmed by the resurgence of coronavirus. The Welsh Government has said the âsharp and deepâ lockdown, brought in to coincide with half-term holidays, could be enough to avoid a longer and âmuch more damaging national lockdownâ in the months ahead..
The second and final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden was a much more civil affair than last monthâs widely-panned first debate. With a mute button in place this time around, the candidates interrupted each other far less frequently, even as they clashed on issues ranging from the coronavirus to crime and global warming..
Hospitals in Liverpool are treating more coronavirus patients than they were during the peak of the first wave of the pandemic, the medical director has said..
Russia and Iran have obtained US voting registration information and are aiming to interfere in the presidential election, the governmentâs national intelligence director said. John Ratcliffe, the intelligence director, and FBI Director Chris Wray told a news conference the US will impose costs on any foreign countries interfering in the 2020 US election..
Fifty-three people have been arrested after a five-month undercover investigation into a drug dealing network thought to be responsible for 33 county lines. Metropolitan Police officers held 47 men and six women, aged 16 to 48, during raids carried out over six weeks, including warrants in Greenwich and Bexley, south-east London, as well as Kent and the Thames Valley..