March 01, 2021

UK News

The R number - a key measure of how fast coronavirus is spreading - has risen slightly in England to reach between 0.8 and 1.

Germany's health minister has said he was "surprised" at Boris Johnson's claim no country had a functioning coronavirus tracing app after he was questioned about repeated delays to the UK's one.

Dame Vera Lynn has been honoured with an RAF flypast over her Sussex home as fellow villagers lined the streets to say farewell.

Coronavirus test results initially took too long to come back because the government's focus was on ramping up capacity at "breakneck speed", a former health secretary has said.

They are used to warm-ups, push-ups, planks, squats and lunges but there is a new exercise at the gym: sanitise.

There is "nervousness" in the care sector as restrictions on family visits are due to be eased by the government.

A scheme using drones to deliver coronavirus test kits and medical supplies to a Scottish island has received government funding to help tackle the pandemic.

The police watchdog is to investigate whether officers across England and Wales racially discriminate against ethnic minorities.

A Metropolitan Police officer has been charged with being a member of banned neo-Nazi group National Action.

Dame Vera Lynn would be "incredibly humbled" by the Battle of Britain flypast that will take place ahead of her funeral later.

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