A mobile Covid-19 vaccination centre outside Bolton Town Hall, Bolton. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Boris Johnson is facing a furious backlash from Tory MPs as he prepares to put the final lifting of coronavirus lockdown restrictions in England on ho(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson arrives by boat for a visit to the workshop of Scott Woyka Furniture in Falmouth, ahead of the G7 summit in Cornwall. Photograph: Tom Nicholson/PA Wire

Boris Johnson will welcome leaders from around the world to the G7 summit in Cornwall on Friday, discussing issues ranging from Covid-19 vaccines and (...)

Boris Johnson and his former chief adviser  Dominic Cummings who has accused the British prime minister of pursuing a strategy of herd immunity when the pandemic first hit. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty Images

Downing Street is braced for uncomfortable revelations on Wednesday when Dominic Cummings appears before a committee of MPs investigating the British(...)

Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, attends a virtual press conference to announce changes to lockdown. Photograph: Dan Kitwood-WPA Pool/ Getty

Boris Johnson has confirmed a major easing of coronavirus restrictions in England from next week, with indoor hospitality, theatres and cinemas reopen(...)

Prime minister Boris Johnson: “We don’t know how strong our fortifications now are against another wave.”  Photograph: Hollie Adams/PA

Boris Johnson has hailed Monday’s easing of the lockdown in England as “a small step to freedom”, but warned that a new wave of the virus could hit th(...)

We should probably be more worried about proximity to infected people at the airport, in immigration queues or getting on and off the plane than during flights.

The vaccinations have begun, but so have the coronavirus mutations. We may be able to limit Covid-19 but it’s going to be around, as UK government chi(...)

Labour leader Keir Starmer: ‘Are we really going to lock people up for 10 years for being dishonest about the fact that they’ve been to Portugal?’ Photograph: Jessica Taylor/AFP via Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s plan to jail people who lie about visiting coronavirus hotspots for up to 10 years is facing growing resistance from within his Conser(...)

It is the first time a vaccine has been shown to reduce transmission of the virus. Photograph: iStock

One dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine provides sustained protection against Covid-19 for at least three months and cuts transmission of the virus(...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson meets troops as they set up a vaccination centre in the Castlemilk district in Glasgow on Thursday. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell / Pool/AFP via Getty Images

On Tuesday the UK topped a grim milestone of 100,000 Covid-19 deaths, following behind the US, Brazil, India and Mexico. “I am deeply sorry for every (...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson attends a coronavirus press conference at 10 Downing Street on January 22nd, 2021 in London, England. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

The new UK coronavirus variant may be 30 per cent more deadly, Boris Johnson said on Friday as he warned of stricter travel curbs and continued lockdo(...)

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