Nearly half of black UK households are living in poverty | Society

Black and minority ethnic (BAME) households in the UK are over twice as likely to live…

‘Office for talent’ to be set up for scientists who want to work in UK | UK news

Downing Street is to set up a cross-departmental unit called the “office for talent” as a…

High court set to rule on humanist wedding recognition in England and Wales | Religion

After 14 years together, Kate Harrison and Christopher Sanderson, both in their 60s, would like to…

Some Leicester factories stayed open and forced staff to come in, charity claims | UK news

Some garment factories in Leicester stayed open as normal throughout the coronavirus crisis and ordered workers…

Why Boris’s zero emission aircraft may be mission impossible | Politics

Will Boris’s Jet Zero ever fly? The prime minister’s call for Jet Zero on Tuesday may…

‘New deal’ risks fuelling emissions and eroding building standards | Coronavirus outbreak

Boris Johnson’s plan to build tens of thousands of new homes risks locking in high carbon…

Tower Hamlets workers to strike over sack-and-rehire plan | Local government

Thousands of key workers in east London are to stage strikes from Friday after the Labour-run…

Theresa May says UK’s new national security adviser has ‘no proven expertise’ | Politics

Theresa May has launched a forthright attack upon Boris Johnson’s government for the appointment of the…

UK intelligence torture case to be held in secret after challenge fails | UK news

A judicial review aimed at overturning a decision to ditch a judge-led inquiry into the involvement…

Coronavirus UK: are cases rising or falling near you? | World news

The map shows local authorities where the number of cases has increased week-on-week and where it…