Ministers ‘still hiding’ full details of 2016 pandemic simulation | World news

The government has been accused of withholding the full findings of a simulation exercise that warned…

We’re endlessly told why populism works. Now see how it might fail | Nick Cohen | Opinion

We have heard lectures on why radical rightwing movements win for what feels like an age.…

Sturgeon unveils five-level Covid lockdown rules for Scotland | UK news

Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled a five-level system for restricting people’s movements and limiting physical contact as…

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…

UK coronavirus live: Greater Manchester enters tier 3, as Wales prepares for circuit breaker | Politics

4.41am EDT04:41 Andy Street, the Conservative mayor of the West Midlands, has urged the government to…

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…

Rishi Sunak forced to offer multibillion-pound job package as Covid fears mount | Business

Rishi Sunak was forced into unveiling a last-minute multibillion-pound package for business and workers amid fears…

UK coronavirus live: Rishi Sunak announces support package for tier 2 business and workers | Politics

8.25am EDT08:25 Manchester’s Nightingale hospital to reopen next week as Covid cases rise Josh Halliday Manchester’s…

Despite a loud opposing minority, low-traffic neighbourhoods are increasingly popular | Environment

They are not purely, or even mainly, about cycling, but the row about low-traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs),…