How essential is the PM’s trip to Scotland? Not at all, says Sturgeon

Scotland’s First Minister argues the Prime Minister should “lead by example” and stay in London. But Downing Street argues it is important the Prime Minister is “visible and accessible” during the pandemic to the whole UK.

Coronavirus infections at highest level since May, study warns

The findings from Imperial College London’s React study show infections in England have flattened but are at the highest level recorded.

CCTV at restaurant where Rita Ora had birthday party was switched off

Pop star Ora apologised for the “spur of the moment” decision to throw a celebration which broke Covid rules on November 28 last year.

Lockdown rule-breakers caught fleeing beauty salon after police raid

After gaining entry, police found evidence which showed that tanning beds had recently been used and beauty treatments had been taking place.