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Risk of Covid-19 transmission greater in student halls than classrooms – ONS

Risk of Covid-19 transmission greater in student halls than classrooms – ONS

Risk of Covid-19 transmission greater in student halls than classrooms – ONS

But students were more likely to say they stayed at home in November than the general population, figures suggest.

Prolonged border issues could have ‘quite dramatic’ effect – Dover port boss

Prolonged border issues could have ‘quite dramatic’ effect – Dover port boss

Prolonged border issues could have ‘quite dramatic’ effect – Dover port boss

Doug Bannister said as soon as the situation is resolved the Port of Dover would be ready to clear any backlog ‘really, really effectively’.

Santa swaps sleigh for cherry-picker as he visits children’s hospital

Santa swaps sleigh for cherry-picker as he visits children’s hospital

Santa swaps sleigh for cherry-picker as he visits children’s hospital

Youngsters were given a surprise visit at Leeds Children’s Hospital.

Wales seeking ‘urgent talks’ over Irish travel ban

Wales seeking ‘urgent talks’ over Irish travel ban

Wales seeking ‘urgent talks’ over Irish travel ban

Irish Ferries and Stena Line have banned ferry passengers from entering the Republic of Ireland for 48 hours.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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