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The decision to impose tough restrictions on 99% of England has prompted a furious reaction with Boris Johnson facing a Tory revolt over his post-lockdown plans. More than 55 million people will be placed into Tier 2 and Tier 3 measures when the second national lockdown ends on December 2, meaning mixing between households indoors […]

Diego Maradona was buried Thursday in a private ceremony attended by only two dozen people — a stark contrast to earlier in the day when tens of thousands of weeping fans filed past his coffin for hours in an observance that mixed head-of-state-like honours with the chaos of a rowdy stadium. Only family members and […]

The Health Secretary is to set out which tier each local authority in England will fall under after the end of the national lockdown. Matt Hancock will make the announcement in Parliament on Thursday after the Government set out its Covid-19 “winter plan” earlier this week. Each area will be placed into one of three […]

Pele paid tribute to his fellow all-time great Diego Maradona after the Argentinian’s death at the age of 60, saying: “One day, I hope we can play football together in the sky.” The Brazilian three-time World Cup winner was often Maradona’s closest competitor in polls to decide the greatest footballer of all time. And the […]

Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, the Argentine Football Association has announced. The Argentina World Cup winner and the national team’s former manager had been in hospital in Buenos Aires after surgery to remove a blood clot on the brain earlier this month. The AFA said on Twitter: “The Argentine Football Association, […]

The Duchess of Sussex has revealed she suffered a miscarriage, losing her second child during the summer. In an article for the New York Times, Meghan wrote about losing her unborn baby in July while she and husband Harry were living in Los Angeles. The duchess began her article by describing a typical morning getting […]

According to a press release, the project will be “a melting pot of dubwise sensibility, junglist riddims, and feelgood party anthems”. Dub Pistols co-founder Barry Ashworth revealed that the LP had been recorded over the course of two years, “but has been 25 years in the making”. “I recorded over 3 albums worth of music […]

Boris Johnson’s adviser on ministerial standards has resigned after the Prime Minister contradicted his advice by judging that Priti Patel did not breach the rules despite being found to have bullied staff. Sir Alex Allan said the Home Secretary had not always treated civil servants with “consideration and respect” and concluded that her approach on […]

TV presenter Jeremy Kyle “may have caused or contributed” to the death of programme guest Steve Dymond, who is suspected to have taken his own life after failing a lie detector test on the show, a pre-inquest review has heard. The preliminary hearing is being held into the death of the 63-year-old, who died of […]

There are “substantial differences” in Covid-19 infection rates across England, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), although the national picture suggests there may be some impact of lockdown. Data from November 8 to 14 suggests the overall national infection rate for England is similar to the week before, but there are stark regional […]


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