A strain of the coronavirus very similar to the UK mutation was already circulating in Italy as early as August, a top virologist has said. The 'Italian variant' wa
England's first not-for-profit IVF clinic will open next year to help address fertility inequality in the UK. The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), an orga
University College London's Professor Andrew Hayward, a member of SAGE, has warned England needs to be put in a third national lockdown to prevent a 'catastro
The most talked about show of the Twixmas season, Netflix's Regency drama Bridgerton, is evoking both adoration, derision and accusations of 'glossing over' the issue
I t’s not often that the City of London’s police horses are asked to trample on someone’s garden. But when the request came, it wasn’t made by a s
The mother of Ella Kissi-Debrah has called on the mayor of London to rethink his plans for a new four-lane road tunnel under the Thames warning it will drive up pollut
Hundreds of Afghans whose lives are at risk from the Taliban because they helped the UK will be allowed to come to Britain under a new Government scheme. It means th
TikTok users have been showing that it's not always the thought that counts when it comes to Christmas presents, it's sometimes all about the price tag.
Detectives are today renewing their appeal for information over the death of a homeowner who was struck and fatally injured as he tried to stop a car thief from steali
Thieves have stolen a 5ft Father Christmas figure from outside screenwriter Richard Curtis's £15million home in West London. It what could be a plot straight from hi
Pubs, bars and restaurants across the UK have suffered a slump in takings between Christmas Eve and Boxing Day compared with the same period last year amid a series of
Facebook has launched a major hiring spree of PR specialists and lobbyists ahead of the introduction of tough rules on social media companies. The tech giant is adve
Pockets of Britain have seen property prices surge despite the pandemic, with some areas seeing double-digit percentage growth, according to latest data from Halifax.
Martin Lambie-Nairn, the co-creator of Spitting Image and the man behind the Channel 4 logo and other TV branding, has died at 75. The graphic designer died on Chris
UK technology companies attracted a record $15bn (£11.2bn) in venture capital funding in 2020, including the creation of seven “unicorn” firms valued at more than $1bn
Organisers of Veganuary are gearing up for their biggest ever year next month since the meat-free pledge was launched seven years ago, thanks to a surge in consumers t
Boris Johnson has a range of political skills, but international diplomacy is not among them. His greatest asset is a campaigning charisma with limited cultural range.
I n October 2019, in those halcyon pre-Covid-19 days, a chart was published that ranked 195 countries according to their capacity to deal with out
I t took me a long time to admit that I was bored. I had left London and moved to a small town on the coast, drawn by the light and the landscape
News of the World Paul Greengrass’s latest film is based on the western novel by Paulette Jiles, about a girl returning to her family in 1860s Texas after being kidn
England’s first not-for-profit IVF clinic is to open in London next year, run by a charity better known for providing abortions. The British Pregnancy Advisory Servi
The former foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt says the UK “is beginning to look weak” over its failure to protect citizens imprisoned in Iran, such as Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcl
The head of a race equality thinktank has accused the government of pursuing a divisive “white nationalist” agenda, prioritising the white working class at the expense
A cold snap will continue to spread across Britain on Tuesday and temperatures could plunge as low as -10C in parts of the country. The Met Office has issued a yello