Millions of people in Beijing are being tested for COVID-19 after the Chinese capital recorded three new cases on Friday.
The main members of a people smuggling gang have been given long jail sentences after 39 Vietnamese illegal immigrants suffocated in the back of their lorry.
The government could take more action on border closures amid the sustained COVID-19 death rate, the prime minister has said.
UK government chief scientific adviser Patrick Vallance has admitted the world will be living with coronavirus – probably forever.
The COVID-19 variant that was first identified in the UK may be more deadly than the original virus, the prime minister has warned.
You Me At Six frontman Josh Franceschi has told Sky News "everything is at stake" over the issue of visa-free travel for musicians in Europe – and has called on the government to "prove us all wrong and show they care".
The impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump will be triggered next week, US Democrats have said.
More than 5,000,000 people in the UK have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to latest government figures.
French authorities have said they are ready to give financial support to the struggling Eurostar.