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Priti Patel could ban online anonymity to stop ‘relentless’ abuse of MPs

‘We can’t carry on like this’: Home secretary speaks out on ‘cruel’ comments directed at elected representatives

Analysis: What we know about the Queen's health

It's rare for the Queen to scrap an engagement so when she does, the immediate question for many here in Britain is: "How serious is it?"

Covid: Home working likely to be best way to curb virus - scientists

Advising people to work from home is likely to have the most impact on stopping Covid spreading this winter, scientists advising the government say.

Cost of flights to rise as Rishi Sunak prepares to raise air passenger duty

Exclusive: chancellor to boost green credentials by hitting environmentally damaging long-haul flights

'Absolutely nothing to indicate’ another lockdown needed, Johnson says, despite concerns from advisers about rising infections

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected calls from the government’s own scientific advisors to impose tougher Covid measures under the so-called ‘Plan B’ scheme after infections rose 17.9% in the past seven days.

Unions warn of ‘winter of chaos’ without urgent action to curb Covid

Joint statement calls for mandatory mask-wearing and attacks government’s ‘laissez-faire approach’

Questions raised over secrecy around Queen’s overnight hospital stay

Royal watchers say Buckingham Palace ‘could have handled it differently’ after the news was leaked to a newspaper

Boris Johnson used £2.6m Downing Street briefing room to watch new Bond film

Costs were said to have been met by companies involved and similar screenings have happened previously

Almost all Tory voters agree company tax avoidance morally wrong, poll finds

Survey after Pandora Papers leak finds 90% of Conservative and 85% of Labour voters object

English schools must not teach ‘white privilege’ as fact, government warns

Comments ahead of new guidance ‘simplistic and unhelpful’, say teaching unions

Covid: UK cases top 50,000 for first time in three months

More than 50,000 Covid cases have been recorded in the UK for the first time since 17 July.

NHS England Covid app outage shows problems of single centralised system

Analysis: app falling offline caused frustrated users to be turned away from flights and venues

Sir David Amess suspect 'plotted terrorism for two-and-a-half YEARS before'

A MAN has today appeared in court charged with the "terror inspired" murder of Sir David Amess – and plotting terrorist acts for two-and-a-half years.

Nerve disorder Guillain-Barre syndrome added as very rare side effect for AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in UK

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has added a serious nerve disorder as a possible side effect to the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine after a handful of cases were linked to the jab.

UK & New Zealand agree to free trade deal, overcoming historic Kiwi grudge, but some question whether Britain gets enough from it

The UK has sealed its second post-Brexit free trade deal, deciding to free up commerce with its former colony, New Zealand. Both sides see it as a win-win bargain, though some believe the Pacific nation gains more from it.

UK govt must crack down on apps promoting extremism, Labour leader Starmer says, taking special aim at Telegram

The UK government must do more to crack down on platforms that fail to tackle violent content online, Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer has said, taking special aim at messenger app Telegram.

Government ‘rows back’ on PM’s pledge to sanction tech bosses

Boris Johnson appeared to back idea at PMQs but sources say online harms bill may not include it

The UK has more new Covid-19 cases than France, Germany, Italy and Spain combined

Last December, as the first of several worrying Covid-19 variants ripped through the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the unwelcome decision to cancel Christmas plans for millions of Brits.

Sadiq Khan: I miss living a normal life but it’s not safe, something needs to change

As he launches a bold new green policy, The Mayor of London talks cars, violent crime and the tragic death of Sir David Amess

Sir David Amess: Support growing for statue to MP

Support is growing for plans to build a statue of Sir David Amess in his beloved Southend.

Queen cancels Northern Ireland trip and is told to rest

Buckingham Palace says monarch has ‘reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for next few days’

Why is it business as usual in England while Covid infections rise?

Analysis: a winter plan has been set out but implementing it could be hampered by political squeamishness

Boris Johnson promises 'tough' crackdown on online abuse and extremism – video

The prime minister also said the bill would include criminal sanctions for allowing ‘foul content’ online

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