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Coronavirus: Home visits banned in parts of northern England

People from different households cannot meet indoors, or in gardens, under reimposed lockdown rules.

UK accuses China of 'gross' human rights abuses against...

Chinese officials reject what Dominic Raab says are "deeply troubling" reports of forced sterilisation.

Brent shooting: Man shot dead named as Billy McCullagh

Billy McCullagh, 27, was shot in the chest in the early hours on Thursday in Brent, north London.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson sets out plan for 'significant...

Boris Johnson says employers will have more discretion to bring staff back to workplaces in England.

Shamima Begum can return to UK to fight for citizenship,...

The 20-year-old, who joined the Islamic State group in Syria, has been denied a fair hearing, judges say.

Coronavirus: Russian spies target Covid-19 vaccine research

The UK, US and Canada say state-backed hackers tried to steal coronavirus vaccine research.

Jack Charlton: 1966 England World Cup winner dies aged...

Jack Charlton, a World Cup winner with England in 1966 and former Republic of Ireland boss, dies aged 85.

UK-born twins face deportation to different countries

Darrell and Darren Roberts face being sent to two different Caribbean countries they have never visited.

West Dulwich murder probe after man stabbed to death

A man, thought to be 18 years old, has died after he was found with stab injuries in south London.

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Lead fire consultant 'ignored'...

Terry Ashton said he did not read information sent to him because he was not the "primary recipient".

Coronavirus: Hillingdon Hospital shuts to emergencies after...

Seventy members of staff from Hillingdon Hospital in west London are self-isolating.

Tamara Ecclestone burglary: Two men charged

The two men will appear before Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

Bow crane collapse: One dead and four injured in crane...

The crane crashed on to a block of flats under construction and two terraced houses in east London.

Bow crane collapse: One missing and four injured in crane...

The 20m (65ft) crane crashed on to a development and houses in east London just before 14:40 BST.

Johnny Depp denies slapping ex-wife for laughing at his...

The Hollywood star tells a libel hearing his ex-wife had been "building a dossier" against him.

Chancellor gives diners 50% off on eating out

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled an "eat out to help out" discount as part of wider measures.

Bianca Williams: Met apologises to sprinter over stop-and-search

Dame Cressida Dick also says a senior officer will review the Met's handcuffing practices.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak cuts VAT in emergency plan to save...

The chancellor will also pay firms a bonus to keep furloughed staff in a bid to prevent mass unemployment.