Expert comment and analysis on the latest UK news, with headlines from England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Shops could close to keep schools open as PM insists all pupils must get back in class
Boris Johnson says it is a "national priority" and a "moral duty" to get all pupils back in class next month, raising the prospect of closing shops, pubs and restaurants in local lockdowns to allow schools to stay open.
Sat, 08 Aug 2020 22:02:00 +0100
'Urgent appeal' for pub customers to isolate after COVID-19 outbreak linked to barbecue
Customers at a pub in the West Midlands have been told to self-isolate after an outbreak of coronavirus was linked to a barbecue at the venue.
Sun, 09 Aug 2020 10:42:00 +0100
'This simply cannot go on': UK-France row intensifies as migrant crossings top 4,000
A political row between the UK and France over migrant crossings in the Channel has intensified, with Britain's immigration minister saying the "unacceptable" increase in numbers "simply cannot go on".
Sun, 09 Aug 2020 12:03:00 +0100
Four-year high in Coastguard callouts as heatwave sees beaches packed
Coastguard rescue teams were called out to 340 incidents across the UK on Saturday - the highest number in a single day for more than four years.
Sun, 09 Aug 2020 11:00:00 +0100
Woman dies after jet ski and boat collide
A woman has died after a collision between a jet ski and a boat in North Wales.
Sun, 09 Aug 2020 13:09:00 +0100
Only half of Britons would get a coronavirus vaccine, poll reveals
Just over half of the UK would definitely get a coronavirus vaccine, with "damaging misperceptions" affecting potential uptake, a poll has revealed.
Sun, 09 Aug 2020 02:31:00 +0100
Why do some people still refuse vaccinations?
Scientists around the world are racing to develop a vaccine against coronavirus.
Fri, 24 Jul 2020 11:10:00 +0100
'An error in judgement': BBC radio DJ quits over use of racist term in news report
A BBC radio DJ has quit after the corporation used a racist slur in a news report, which he said felt like "a slap in the face to our community".
Sat, 08 Aug 2020 21:40:00 +0100
Farmers turn to covert tech to fend off sheep thieves - here's how it works
Tiny electronic security tags are being hidden on sheep, as livestock rustling from UK farms becomes an increasing problem.
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:32:00 +0100
Pandemic sparks rise in crowdfunded funerals as families contend with unexpected deaths
"It's insane the amount of money you have to pay... I thought I was going to have to sell a kidney."
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 14:02:00 +0100

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