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Third of hospital trusts have more Covid-19 patients than first-wave peak

Third of hospital trusts have more Covid-19 patients than first-wave peak

Third of hospital trusts have more Covid-19 patients than first-wave peak

21 December 2020

New records are being set in all regions of England.


Warrior Caden set for first Christmas at home after marathon health battle

Warrior Caden set for first Christmas at home after marathon health battle

Warrior Caden set for first Christmas at home after marathon health battle

21 December 2020

The toddler, who was born 15 weeks premature, spent 185 days in hospital before he was seven months old.


Shielders told not to go to work in Tier 4 areas in updated guidance

Shielders told not to go to work in Tier 4 areas in updated guidance

Shielders told not to go to work in Tier 4 areas in updated guidance

21 December 2020

People across London, the South East and the East of England received further guidance online.


Border issues could cause gaps on supermarket shelves, Sainsbury’s warns

Border issues could cause gaps on supermarket shelves, Sainsbury’s warns

Border issues could cause gaps on supermarket shelves, Sainsbury’s warns

21 December 2020

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the ban on accompanied freight is ‘slightly surprising’.


Cabinet minister Shapps rules out extension to Brexit transition period

Cabinet minister Shapps rules out extension to Brexit transition period

Cabinet minister Shapps rules out extension to Brexit transition period

21 December 2020

The UK’s current trading arrangements with the European Union expire next week.


Agreement expected to allow resumption of movement from UK – French minister

Agreement expected to allow resumption of movement from UK – French minister

Agreement expected to allow resumption of movement from UK – French minister

21 December 2020

French transport minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari said a ‘solid health protocol’ would be established.


Boohoo hires PKF Littlejohn as new auditor to replace PwC

Boohoo hires PKF Littlejohn as new auditor to replace PwC

Boohoo hires PKF Littlejohn as new auditor to replace PwC

21 December 2020

PwC’s auditors had signed off on the company’s records for the last seven years but cut ties earlier this year following the supply chain scandal.


Stock markets and sterling take heavy hit over Covid-19 and Brexit fears

Stock markets and sterling take heavy hit over Covid-19 and Brexit fears

Stock markets and sterling take heavy hit over Covid-19 and Brexit fears

21 December 2020

The London Stock Exchange key indexes and the pound both fell as travel restrictions spooked investors whilst Brexit remains unresolved.


Johnson holds crisis talks as countries cut off UK over mutant coronavirus

Johnson holds crisis talks as countries cut off UK over mutant coronavirus

Johnson holds crisis talks as countries cut off UK over mutant coronavirus

21 December 2020

Emergency measures are being put in place after France banned hauliers travelling from the UK.


Rail and coach passengers to have cancelled Christmas bookings refunded – Shapps

Rail and coach passengers to have cancelled Christmas bookings refunded – Shapps

Rail and coach passengers to have cancelled Christmas bookings refunded – Shapps

21 December 2020

People with bookings made after November 24 and before December 19 will be eligible for a refund.


Whitty, Wicks and Rashford: The unlikely household names of 2020

Whitty, Wicks and Rashford: The unlikely household names of 2020

Whitty, Wicks and Rashford: The unlikely household names of 2020

21 December 2020

The PA news agency looks at some of the headline makers of 2020.


From homeschooling to Sir David Attenborough: George, Charlotte and Louis’ year

From homeschooling to Sir David Attenborough: George, Charlotte and Louis’ year

From homeschooling to Sir David Attenborough: George, Charlotte and Louis’ year

21 December 2020

The Cambridge children clapped for carers and volunteered with their parents during the coronavirus pandemic.


Black Lives Matter: ‘National conversation’ about race is needed in the UK

Black Lives Matter: ‘National conversation’ about race is needed in the UK

Black Lives Matter: ‘National conversation’ about race is needed in the UK

21 December 2020

A look back at the events following the death of George Floyd on May 24 in the US.


Post-pandemic behaviour: What could be here to stay in 2021?

Post-pandemic behaviour: What could be here to stay in 2021?

Post-pandemic behaviour: What could be here to stay in 2021?

21 December 2020

One expert acknowledged that that widespread wearing of face coverings was a ‘big shift’ for the UK.


Trauma of Covid grief could be similar to 9/11, says charity

Trauma of Covid grief could be similar to 9/11, says charity

Trauma of Covid grief could be similar to 9/11, says charity

21 December 2020

Cruse Bereavement Care is already dealing with complex circumstances.


Lockdown, algorithm and furlough – the vocabulary of 2020

Lockdown, algorithm and furlough – the vocabulary of 2020

Lockdown, algorithm and furlough – the vocabulary of 2020

21 December 2020

A look at some of the words that became common parlance this year.


What the royal family got up to in 2020

What the royal family got up to in 2020

What the royal family got up to in 2020

21 December 2020

The Queen and Philip went into lockdown at Windsor Castle, Charles caught coronavirus and Harry and Meghan caused a royal catastrophe.


Celebrity deaths of 2020: Sir Sean Connery, Dame Barbara Windsor and more

Celebrity deaths of 2020: Sir Sean Connery, Dame Barbara Windsor and more

Celebrity deaths of 2020: Sir Sean Connery, Dame Barbara Windsor and more

21 December 2020

The world said a final goodbye to titans from film, TV and music.


2020: The year in review

2020: The year in review

2020: The year in review

21 December 2020

Coronavirus led to a global crisis, with the world facing one of mankind’s biggest challenges in the 21st century.


Timeline of the battle with coronavirus

Timeline of the battle with coronavirus

Timeline of the battle with coronavirus

21 December 2020

Here are the key dates and events of the Covid-19 outbreak.


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