Expert comment and analysis on the latest UK news, with headlines from England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
'Local lockdowns' to be introduced in UK for future coronavirus 'flare-ups'
Future "flare-ups" of coronavirus infections could lead to localised lockdown measures, the health secretary has said.
Tue, 26 May 2020 19:35:00 +0100
'No review' of lockdown fines - despite Hancock promising a vicar he'd 'look at it'
The government will not review fines issued to families who travelled to get childcare in lockdown, Sky News understands – despite the health secretary promising a vicar in a TV briefing he would "look at" the issue.
Tue, 26 May 2020 17:27:00 +0100
British baby is world's first to get cannabis-derived medicine
A British baby has become the first in the world to be given a cannabis-derived medicine to prevent seizures in infants with a condition that can lead to brain damage.
Wed, 27 May 2020 03:00:00 +0100
'Big cat' spotted in London street - as armed police called
Armed police were sent to an upmarket London street over concerns a big cat was on the loose.
Tue, 26 May 2020 20:57:00 +0100
Women more likely than men to lose their jobs in lockdown
Mothers who were in paid work before lockdown are 47% more likely than fathers to have permanently lost their jobs or quit, new research suggests.
Wed, 27 May 2020 00:17:00 +0100
'Super donor': Doctor has antibody level 40 times higher than normal
A doctor who spent a week in intensive care with coronavirus has been revealed as an antibody "super-donor" who could save the lives of other people.
Tue, 26 May 2020 16:00:00 +0100
'Biggest step forward since crisis began': NHS to treat COVID-19 patients with Ebola drug
Some NHS patients with severe coronavirus symptoms will be treated with an Ebola drug after trials proved it led to a quicker recovery.
Tue, 26 May 2020 11:49:00 +0100
PM hit by resignation over Cummings - as police open investigation amid new complaints
Police have begun investigating Dominic Cummings's alleged breach of coronavirus lockdown rules as anger continues to grow among Conservative MPs about the actions of the prime minister's chief adviser.
Tue, 26 May 2020 09:27:00 +0100
Are the PM and Cummings right to suggest coronavirus impacts eyesight?
We know about fevers, persistent coughs and losing your sense of taste, but eyesight has until now not been a major consideration for those who may have contracted coronavirus.
Tue, 26 May 2020 16:32:00 +0100
Nuclear plant will help kick-start post-pandemic economy, says EDF
A planned new nuclear power station will help kick-start the economy following the coronavirus crisis, energy giant EDF has said.
Wed, 27 May 2020 06:43:00 +0100

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