Priti Patel criticised over comments on Leicester’s sweatshops | UK news

Priti Patel, the home secretary, has come under fire over claims that “cultural sensitivities” prevented a…

British pilot leaves Vietnam hospital after four-month battle with Covid-19 – video | World news

A British pilot who spent more than two months on life support in Vietnam after contracting…

Pushing poor people into bad work: how British jobcentres operate | John Harris | Opinion

As the government responds to the looming economic crisis, its approach seems to embody two polar…

Corporations begin cautious return to UK offices after lockdown | Business

The coronavirus lockdown has prompted some of the UK’s most prominent companies to announce large-scale job…

Face masks in shops will not be mandatory in England, Gove suggests | World news

Wearing face coverings in shops will not become mandatory in England, Michael Gove has suggested, sparking…

Gilbert and George quit Royal Academy over dashed hopes for major exhibition | Art and design

Artists Gilbert and George, unpredictable celebrities of the British avant garde, have perplexed the art world…

Ministers have struggled to wear a mask. Do they think it makes them look weak? | Catherine Bennett | Opinion

Whatever he has done to Wagamama’s previously enviable reputation, Rishi Sunak has demonstrated that, even in…

Migrants rescued after boat capsizes in Channel | UK news

Migrants rescued after their boat capsized were among several groups to have tried to cross the…

Rumours and threats: what happened when Covid-19 shut our pubs | World news

Mark Wilson’s first visit to the pub in months started perfectly. The 30-year-old met some of…

Animal rights group turns fountains red in London’s Trafalgar Square | UK news

Two people have been arrested in London after protesters dyed Trafalgar Square’s fountains blood red to…