Boris Johnson, Nicola Sturgeon and Vaughan Gething have said they are working on easing the rules to allow families to meet over the festive period.
Here’s what the new restrictions mean for gyms, shops, weddings and live sport.
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson acknowledged ‘some inconsistencies’ exist in how schools approach the issue.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock had to fill in after contact between the Commons and Downing Street failed
If the pilot is successful then it could see an end to the concept of automatic self-isolation.
John Davies says his wife Michelle should not be subject to a blanket visiting policy.
The climber created new routes along Glencoe, is credited with developing modern mountain rescue and featured in a film of his life last year.
One of the largest Christmas trees in Scotland has been decorated ahead of the festive season.
Rishi Sunak is due to announce the details of his spending review on Wednesday amid suggestions he could freeze public sector wages.
Boris Johnson’s new plan came as the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine showed promising results.
Rates have risen in 14 of the 22 local authority areas.
The Prime Minister’s official spokesman says he does not believe the increase should go ahead ‘in the current circumstances’.
Micheal Martin talked up the prospect of securing a deal after a positive briefing from European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
Tom Keith-Roach, president of AstraZeneca UK, said he was ‘thrilled beyond words’ by the new vaccine trial data.
The vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford is up to 90% effective in preventing coronavirus, according to early data.
The Oxford University and AstraZeneca vaccine is up to 90% effective and may be able to prevent onward transmission of coronavirus.
Vaughan Gething said the measures would be considered as England comes to the end of its four-week lockdown.