UK coronavirus: Boris Johnson to give press conference on a new lockdown in England – live news | World news

PA Media has a useful preview of today’s press conference: Boris Johnson will host a press…

‘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…

Coronavirus strain from Spain accounts for most UK cases – study | World news

A study suggesting a coronavirus variant originating in Spain now accounts for most UK cases has…

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…

Watching my cancer patients go through treatment alone is heartbreaking | Society

In March, just before the UK locked down, I speculated about the challenges Covid-19 might pose…

Covid pressure on health visitors puts generation of babies at risk, charities say | World news

A generation of babies born during the Covid-19 pandemic may be at risk because they and…

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…