December 09, 2021

UK News

The small Cornish town of Marazion has bid to be officially recognised as a city for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations, which would make it the tiniest one in the country.

Three shots of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has been shown to generate a neutralising effect against the new Omicron variant in a laboratory test.

A man who stood in the rain as he saw his sick father for the last time has said he is "devastated" and "very angry" that he followed lockdown rules while Downing Street staff held a Christmas party.

Boris Johnson has not ruled out the imposition of fresh coronavirus restrictions in England and a move to Plan B of the government's strategy for dealing with COVID-19 this winter.

Boris Johnson has apologised after footage emerged of senior Number 10 officials joking and laughing about a Downing Street Christmas party last year, but told MPs he has been "repeatedly assured" no such gathering took place.

The government has been urged to close a loophole that allows child abusers to openly share images of victims on social media.

A number of high-profile figures and celebrities have settled claims against News Group Newspapers (NGN) over phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World. 

'Plan B' COVID restrictions could be brought in across England as soon as this week to deal with the spread of the Omicron variant.

Fresh COVID restrictions are being brought in across England after the government implemented its 'Plan B' in response to the emergence of the Omicron variant.

It is a week since the Daily Mirror first published reports about parties held in Downing Street last year which may have breached COVID rules.

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