French authorities could impose reciprocal quarantine measures in response to UK restrictions on arrivals, the Transport Secretary has said.
The penalty for repeatedly refusing to wear a face mask where required could reach thousands in a crackdown amid easing lockdown rules.
Gavin Williamson admitted no replacement grading system can match the fairness of exams, as thousands receive A-Level results this morning.
The UK entered recession for the first time in 11 years after the economy shrank by a record 20.4 per cent between April and June.
The PM said the boost would enable hospitals to maintain essential services and reduce the risk of Covid-19 infection in the coming months.
Health and care minister Helen Whately defended the government over testing pupils and teachers as schools prepare to reopen in September.
The shadow health secretary has called for improved coronavirus testing and tracing this August in time for schools to reopen in September.
Simon Clarke said bringing all pupils back on a full time basis when term starts was a “total priority”, despite new second wave warnings.
Minister Nadhim Zahawi has praised British innovators in the development of two new Covid-19 tests that can produce results within hours.
The Prime Minister said the UK must “squeeze the brake pedal” on coronavirus lockdown easing, delaying some plans for at least two weeks.
In a tweet the US president suggested delaying the 2020 presidential election until Americans are able to turn out to the ballot box.
Different households in Greater Manchester, parts of east Lancashire and West Yorkshire can no longer mix in each other's homes and gardens.
The Health Secretary said embracing flexibility would help “bottle the best bits” of the NHS coronavirus response going forward.
Twitter has temporarily banned Donald Trump’s eldest after he posted a video discussing Hydroxchloroquine as a possible coronavirus cure.
Asked what her ideal British Prime Minister would look like, think like and act like, the actress responded: “Keir Starmer”.
The Public Accounts Committee said discharging 25,000 patients to care homes showed a “slow, inconsistent and at times negligent” approach.
Local Government minister Simon Clarke has defended the government’s blanket quarantine policy on travellers returning to the UK from Spain.
People in England will be required by law to wear a face masks in shops, supermarkets and other enclosed public spaces from today.
The Scottish First Minister criticised the PM for saying coronavirus had highlighted the benefits of the United Kingdom staying together.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the pay boost recognises the “vital contribution” of doctors. teachers and police during the coronavirus crisis.
A police officer suffered serious injuries after an estimated 7,000 football fans gathered to celebrate Leeds' Championship victory.
Boris Johnson has said he hoped for a “more significant” return to normality in November as he laid out the updated lockdown exit timetable.
James Brokenshire has condemned Russia’s suspected attempt to hack data from scientists seeking to develop a coronavirus vaccine.
Sir Keir Starmer has challenged Boris Johnson over whether he has read the report that warns of 120,000 deaths in a second coronavirus wave.
The Health Secretary has kept the option open for a winter coronavirus lockdown in the case of a new spike in infections.
People in England will be required to wear face coverings in shops as of next Friday in the latest move to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Boris Johnson has urged the public to wear face masks in shops with an announcement due soon over whether it will be made compulsory.
The PM said that by missing out on parties, festivals and presentations, young Brits had helped save hundreds of thousands of lives.
The high street pharmacy chain expects to cut more than 4,000 roles while the homeware giant is set to permanently shut eight stores.
The Chancellor said he hopes offering a 50 per cent discount to diners in restaurants will remind Brits that "we used to love going out".
“We will not be defined by this crisis but by our response to it,” the Chancellor said as he set out his plan for economic recovery.
The Prime Minister did not apologise but said he takes full responsibility for decisions made in care homes in response to coronavirus.
The government has announced £1.5 billion of support to help the struggling arts industry “weather the storm” of coronavirus closures.
Sir Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson of failing to address criticism of coronavirus policy when lives and livelihoods are at stake.
The shadow transport secretary strongly criticised the PM’s new infrastructure plan and called for more support for the travel industry.
The Prime Minister said the Covi-19 crisis has provided the moment to address problems that governments have “failed to tackle for decades”.
As Leicester prepares to lockdown once again, the Health Secretary said the government is prepared to take further action if necessary.
The Prime Minister has claimed that no other country in the world has managed to develop a properly functioning coronavirus tracing app.
The Greater Manchester Mayor said Boris Johnson's plan to ease measures further on July 4 narrowly veered towards risk rather than caution.
Boris Johnson has announced a series of changes to England's lockdown restrictions, coming into force from July 4. Read the full list here.
The former Chancellor told talkRADIO the government should not rush to cut public spending in response to the economic hit of coronavirus.
Conservative MP Bob Blackman has said many in his party would vote against the government over proposals to extend Sunday trading hours.
Conservative MP Mark Francois has urged the government to speed up its easing of coronavirus lockdown, as Boris Johnson discusses proposed changes.
Level three of the alert scale means the virus is still in general circulation but transmission is no longer “high or rising exponentially”.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has defended the government’s latest moves in dealing with the coronavirus crisis.
Labour's Jonathan Reynolds has warned that Britain is facing unemployment “on a scale we haven’t seen in this country for many decades”.
Non-essential shops in England are back in business as the hospitality sector calls for a reduction in the two-metre social distance rule.
Boris Johnson was challenged over the science behind reducing the two-metre social distancing rule by the SNP's Ian Blackford.
The Labour leader said Boris Johnson must take responsibility "for his own failings" in a row over reopening the UK’s schools amid lockdown.
Gavin Williamson has confirmed that primary schools in England will not be able to welcome all pupils back before the summer holidays.
Those arriving in the UK from abroad must now self-isolate for 14 days, despite warnings from travel bosses over the rule's economic impact.
Conservative MP Iain Duncan Smith has warned against the impacts of maintaining the UK’s coronavirus lockdown on the economy.
Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg suggested his family nanny may need to get the pudding bowl out to give him an “emergency” lockdown haircut.
Demonstrators lay on the street outside the Dominic Cummings' home to protest the government’s response to the coronavirus crisis.
Mike Graham has once again torn up his copy of the Guardian, accusing it of "twisting the facts" on the government's test and trace scheme.