‘Save Christmas’ with Covid lockdown in England, experts say | World news

A national lockdown now could “save Christmas from the coronavirus” in England and allow families to…

Priti Patel refuses to rule out second Covid lockdown for England | World news

The home secretary, Priti Patel, has refused to rule out another national lockdown in England as…

National lockdowns should be backup plan on Covid, says WHO envoy | Politics

National lockdowns should be used only as a “reserve” measure to control coronavirus, according to the…

Nottinghamshire expected to enter tier 3 Covid restrictions on Friday | World news

The whole of Nottinghamshire is expected to enter England’s strictest coronavirus restrictions by the end of…

NHS Covid app does not work for phones set to French and Spanish | World news

The NHS Covid-19 contact-tracing app does not work for hundreds of thousands of people in England…

UK daily Covid deaths rise to 367 – highest figure since late May | World news

A further 367 people have died in the UK in the last day, according to government…

NHS short of over £1bn for Covid second wave and onset of winter | Society

The NHS has been given in excess of £1bn less than it needs to tackle the…

Tier 2 lockdown rules in England: latest Covid restrictions explained | World news

The government has announced that in England, areas deemed to require additional precautionary measures against the…

Covid slump in medical charity donations ‘puts research at risk’ | Society

A slump in donations to medical charities will result in potentially life-saving research being shelved unless…

Nottingham nears tier 3 as hospitals postpone surgeries amid Covid surge | World news

Nottingham is braced to head into England’s strictest lockdown measures as hospitals in the city postponed…