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Switzerland above threshold for triggering UK quarantine rules

Switzerland above threshold for triggering UK quarantine rules

Switzerland above threshold for triggering UK quarantine rules

24 August 2020

The Czech Republic and Greece remain below, but their rates are rising.


Government unveils planned legislation to reduce illegal deforestation

Government unveils planned legislation to reduce illegal deforestation

Government unveils planned legislation to reduce illegal deforestation

24 August 2020

Businesses that fail to disclose information about their supply chains could be fined.


Andrew compared me to his daughters, accuser Virginia Giuffre claims

Andrew compared me to his daughters, accuser Virginia Giuffre claims

Andrew compared me to his daughters, accuser Virginia Giuffre claims

24 August 2020

The new documentary series Surviving Jeffrey Epstein explores the disgraced financier and his links to the duke.


Scottish Government consulting on wearing face coverings in high schools

Scottish Government consulting on wearing face coverings in high schools

Scottish Government consulting on wearing face coverings in high schools

24 August 2020

Nicola Sturgeon confirmed the consultation with teachers and local authorities is in its final stages.


How safe is it for children to return to England’s schools?

How safe is it for children to return to England’s schools?

How safe is it for children to return to England’s schools?

24 August 2020

Here’s a look at the safety and logistics of schools reopening.


Belfast woman sentenced to 20 years in prison over attempts to kill police

Belfast woman sentenced to 20 years in prison over attempts to kill police

Belfast woman sentenced to 20 years in prison over attempts to kill police

24 August 2020

Christine Connor, 35, was found guilty at Belfast Crown Court last month of four offences including attempted murder and causing an explosion.


Zoo celebrates birth of tiny twin tamarins

Zoo celebrates birth of tiny twin tamarins

Zoo celebrates birth of tiny twin tamarins

24 August 2020

The tiny babies, who weigh just 50g each, were born at Bristol Zoo


Smartphone app measuring night-time coughing ‘may help spot worsening asthma’

Smartphone app measuring night-time coughing ‘may help spot worsening asthma’

Smartphone app measuring night-time coughing ‘may help spot worsening asthma’

24 August 2020

Research suggests an app monitoring asthma patients at night could help identify if their symptoms are getting worse.


Man cleared of drone strike terror plot on British soil

Man cleared of drone strike terror plot on British soil

Man cleared of drone strike terror plot on British soil

24 August 2020

Hisham Muhammad claimed ‘suspicious’ items at his home were used to invent household gadgets.


Sumburgh helicopter crash fatal accident inquiry to start next week

Sumburgh helicopter crash fatal accident inquiry to start next week

Sumburgh helicopter crash fatal accident inquiry to start next week

24 August 2020

The Super Puma ditched into the sea near Shetland in 2013 with the loss of four lives.


Millionaire search after two winning Lotto tickets bought in lockdown-hit Oldham

Millionaire search after two winning Lotto tickets bought in lockdown-hit Oldham

Millionaire search after two winning Lotto tickets bought in lockdown-hit Oldham

24 August 2020

The tickets were both bought in the metropolitan borough of Oldham, which has been subject to local lockdown restrictions in recent weeks.


Tragic policeman’s widow Lissie urges 999 workers to back Harper’s Law campaign

Tragic policeman’s widow Lissie urges 999 workers to back Harper’s Law campaign

Tragic policeman’s widow Lissie urges 999 workers to back Harper’s Law campaign

24 August 2020

Lissie Harper has written to unions representing emergency services workers asking them to back her calls for a new law.


Storm Francis due to hit the UK with rain and wind expected

Storm Francis due to hit the UK with rain and wind expected

Storm Francis due to hit the UK with rain and wind expected

24 August 2020

The rain is expected to be heaviest in Northern Ireland and south-west Scotland, with warnings in place across the UK until Wednesday.


Face masks at Edinburgh school ‘request, not obligation’, council says

Face masks at Edinburgh school ‘request, not obligation’, council says

Face masks at Edinburgh school ‘request, not obligation’, council says

24 August 2020

James Gillespie’s High School announced the move last week with Millburn Academy and Grantown Grammar School in the Highlands following suit.


Union urges investigators to release initial findings on fatal crane collapse

Union urges investigators to release initial findings on fatal crane collapse

Union urges investigators to release initial findings on fatal crane collapse

24 August 2020

June Harvey was killed and four others injured when the 20-metre crane collapsed on a building site.


Face masks may adversely impact attitudes to social distancing – study

Face masks may adversely impact attitudes to social distancing – study

Face masks may adversely impact attitudes to social distancing – study

24 August 2020

Research suggests people would keep a smaller distance from others who wore a mask.


Tesco creates 16,000 permanent jobs as online growth drives hiring spree

Tesco creates 16,000 permanent jobs as online growth drives hiring spree

Tesco creates 16,000 permanent jobs as online growth drives hiring spree

24 August 2020

It said the recruitment drive will include 10,000 roles for pickers, who select items for customer orders, and 3,000 delivery drivers.


Captain Sir Tom Moore to appear on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories

Captain Sir Tom Moore to appear on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories

Captain Sir Tom Moore to appear on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories

24 August 2020

He will discuss his journey from war hero to national inspiration.


Man jailed for life over murder of girlfriend’s ex-partner in ‘cruel’ attack

Man jailed for life over murder of girlfriend’s ex-partner in ‘cruel’ attack

Man jailed for life over murder of girlfriend’s ex-partner in ‘cruel’ attack

24 August 2020

Alex Fitzpatrick was knifed at least 17 times in the neck and chest by Robert Parkins in St Neots, Cambridgeshire.


Fashion designer’s message of joy unveiled on V&A Dundee

Fashion designer’s message of joy unveiled on V&A Dundee

Fashion designer’s message of joy unveiled on V&A Dundee

24 August 2020

The museum reopens on Thursday August 27.


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