1,610 more Covid deaths recorded - highest figure since pandemic began

A further 1,610 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 – the highest number of UK deaths reported on a single day since the outbreak began, figures released by Public Health England show.

Scientists are hopeful vaccines can stay on top of new Covid-19 variants

The first studies into the effectiveness of the vaccines against the new Covid variants show they do work but with reduced protection.

Covid: Government 'may take regional approach when reopening schools'

The deputy chief medical officer told MPs that ‘some glimmers of hope’ are becoming apparent in London.

Politician suspended amid possible Welsh parliament Covid breach

Three senior Welsh politicians have apologised and denied any wrongdoing following allegations that they may have broken Covid regulations by holding an informal gathering in an office of the Welsh Parliament.