PM UK has very tough regime at borders
on 01/03/2021 at 5:15 pm
Boris Johnson has insisted the UK has â€œone of the toughest border regimes anywhere in the worldâ€� despite the Brazilian coronavirus strain being detected..
Family camping on 280ft cliff top had no idea of extreme danger
on 01/03/2021 at 1:15 pm
Two adults and a child who set up a tent on the top of a 280ft cliff had â€œno idea of the extreme danger they were inâ€�, Coastguards said..
Philip transferred to another hospital for tests on pre existing heart condition
on 01/03/2021 at 12:45 pm
The Duke of Edinburgh has been transferred to a different hospital to undergo testing and observation for a pre-existing heart condition, Buckingham Palace has said..
Rail fares increased across Britain despite low demand for travel
on 01/03/2021 at 10:50 am
Rail commuters have questioned whether fare rises are â€œjustifiedâ€� as they said the hike will make travelling too expensive..
Budget 165bn boost to help get every adult vaccinated for Covid this summer
on 01/03/2021 at 9:16 am
The UKâ€™s coronavirus vaccine rollout will receive a Â£1.65 billion boost to help it meet the target of offering a dose to every adult by July 31. Chancellor Rishi Sunak will use his Budget on Wednesday to detail the plan for the new cash to aid the programme, which is a key factor in successfully easing lockdown restrictions..
Notonthehighstreet boss warns online sales tax would be a mistake
on 01/03/2021 at 9:00 am
The boss of personalised gift retailer notonthehighstreet has warned any Budget move to impose an online sales tax would be a â€œmistakeâ€� and penalise small firms already battered by the pandemic..
Tiger Woods grateful for touching gesture as players wear red and black
on 01/03/2021 at 7:50 am
Tiger Woods has expressed his gratitude for the â€œtouchingâ€� gesture of players wearing his signature red and black as he continues to recover from a car crash..
Hunt for mystery person with concerning Brazilian variant of coronavirus
on 01/03/2021 at 7:38 am
A hunt is under way to locate one of the first people in the UK believed to have contracted the Manaus variant of coronavirus, a new strain that may spread more rapidly and respond less well to existing vaccines..
MPs launch inquiry into safety of smart motorways
on 01/03/2021 at 6:00 am
An investigation into the safety of smart motorways has been launched..
Long waits for eating disorders treatment putting lives at risk
on 01/03/2021 at 5:45 am
Long waits for eating disorders treatment during the Covid-19 pandemic are putting lives at risk, a senior medic from the Royal College of Psychiatrists has warned..