The national lockdown may have indirectly caused 16,000 excess deaths in two months, according to government analysts.
Travellers arriving into the UK from Belgium, Andorra and the Bahamas must self-isolate for two weeks from today as toughened quarantine rules come into force.
The UK is demanding that France crack down on migrants crossing the Channel, amid government plans to make the route "unviable".
The UK has enjoyed its hottest August day in 17 years, with Britons told to avoid some beaches along the southern coast that were packed with sunseekers.
Preston is the latest part of the UK to face a tightening of lockdown measures after rising coronavirus infection rates were reported in the city.
The UK's R number - a crucial measure of how much coronavirus is spreading - has risen slightly in the past week.
If you ask a journalist, a good journalist, what they want to achieve in their career, you may hear this: first, to do work that makes a difference.
A lorry driver who killed a schoolboy and mother-of-two when he crashed into a school minibus while using his mobile phone at the wheel has been jailed for eight years and 10 months.
Fire crews are battling a huge wildfire on Chobham Common in Surrey.
The stars of I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here" will be swapping their shorts for thermals this year as the show abandons the sweltering Australian jungle for a cold British castle.