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COVID-19: UK records 1,610 more coronavirus deaths - highest on single day since outbreak began
A further 1,610 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for COVID-19 - the highest number of UK deaths on a single day since the outbreak began.
£148 million boost to tackle drug addiction and organised crime
The government is to invest £148m in tackling organised drug gangs and helping people break the cycle of addiction.
COVID-19: One in eight had coronavirus in England by December last year, ONS survey estimates
At least one in eight people in England had had COVID-19 by December last year, new survey data estimates.
COVID-19: Scotland lockdown extended until at least the middle of February, Nicola Sturgeon announces
Scotland's lockdown will be extended until at least the middle of February, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Boris Johnson 'does not have a nap' during the day, Downing Street says
Boris Johnson does not take naps during the day and claims that the prime minister likes an afternoon snooze are "untrue", Number 10 has said.
Meghan Markle: Duchess's letter to father 'signalled end of relationship', court hears
A letter sent by the Duchess of Sussex to her estranged father "signalled the end of our relationship", Thomas Markle has told the High Court.
COVID-19: 'Saving lives is an act of worship’ - leading scholar urges Muslims to have COVID vaccine
A leading Islamic scholar is calling on Muslims to ignore disinformation campaigns aimed at discouraging them from taking the COVID-19 vaccine.
Manchester arena bombing inquiry: 'We need as many ambulances as you've got'
Police calls from inside the foyer of the Manchester Arena where the bomb went off have been played to the inquiry as officers identified the suicide bomber and requested as many ambulances as possible.
Gary Numan: 'One of my songs got over a million streams - I got £37'
Gary Numan has told Sky News he received just £37 for a hit that had been streamed more than a million times, as an inquiry into the economics of digital music services continues.
COVID-19: 'Public health emergency unfolding' in prisons as coronavirus cases soar
The new coronavirus strain and a rapidly rising number of infections in prisons across England and Wales is a "public health emergency unfolding before our eyes," the shadow justice secretary has warned.