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Campaigners question if mammoth undercover policing inquiry can get to the truth

Campaigners question if mammoth undercover policing inquiry can get to the truth

To date, the inquiry has cost £29.7 million.

Ruling due in Johnny Depp’s blockbuster libel action against the Sun newspaper

Ruling due in Johnny Depp’s blockbuster libel action against the Sun newspaper

The Hollywood actor is suing the tabloid’s publisher, News Group Newspapers (NGN), and its executive editor, Dan Wootton.

Plans approved for Motherwell to become major Avanti West Coast calling point

Plans approved for Motherwell to become major Avanti West Coast calling point

Nearly half of the hourly Glasgow-London services and the two-hourly Glasgow-Birmingham services can call at the station on the West Coast Main Line.

Key players in Johnny Depp’s libel action

Key players in Johnny Depp’s libel action

The actor married model Amber Heard in February 2015.

Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to Sir Sean Connery as Hollywood mourns ‘true great’

Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to Sir Sean Connery as Hollywood mourns ‘true great’

The revered actor, seen by many as the definitive James Bond, died at the age of 90.

What the papers say – November 1

What the papers say – November 1

England’s pandemic lockdown and the death of Sir Sean Connery feature prominently on the nation’s front pages.

Two arrested at illegal rave near Bristol as partygoers attack police

Two arrested at illegal rave near Bristol as partygoers attack police

There were no immediate details of any arrests.

England to enter lockdown as Boris Johnson faces criticism for not acting faster

England to enter lockdown as Boris Johnson faces criticism for not acting faster

The Prime Minister warned that the virus is ‘spreading even faster than the reasonable worst case scenario of our scientific advisers’.

Weddings banned in winter lockdown, with funerals limited to 30 people

Weddings banned in winter lockdown, with funerals limited to 30 people

Church leaders have reacted to Saturday’s announcement that most religious services will be banned from Thursday.

Firms urge Government to sort out test and trace system

Firms urge Government to sort out test and trace system

Extension of furlough scheme is welcomed but offers “short-term” relief, British Chambers of Commerce says

Extension of furlough scheme in England could have happened earlier, critics say

Extension of furlough scheme in England could have happened earlier, critics say

It means that pubs, cafes, restaurants will shut except for takeaway and delivery services.

Elderly and vulnerable to take ‘extra precautions’, but no shielding

Elderly and vulnerable to take ‘extra precautions’, but no shielding

While some people classed as vulnerable have welcomed a second lockdown to tackle Covid-19, charities have warned the elderly will need extra support.

Further support for mortgage borrowers affected financially by coronavirus

Further support for mortgage borrowers affected financially by coronavirus

The Financial Conduct Authority will propose updates on Monday to its guidance on supporting mortgage borrowers.

Sir Sean Connery: Hollywood mourns ‘one of the true greats’ following his death

Sir Sean Connery: Hollywood mourns ‘one of the true greats’ following his death

The Scottish actor appeared in seven of the James Bond thrillers between 1962 and 1983.

What is the impact of the new lockdown on travel?

What is the impact of the new lockdown on travel?

Key questions answered on how the latest restrictions affect travel.

Covid-19 – The NHS could be ‘overwhelmed’ with no action

Covid-19 – The NHS could be ‘overwhelmed’ with no action

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that overrunning of the NHS would be a ‘medical and moral disaster’.

Christmas may be very different, but families could be together, says PM

Christmas may be very different, but families could be together, says PM

Boris Johnson says tough action now could make sure people see their loved ones during the festive period

What are the different coronavirus restrictions across the UK?

What are the different coronavirus restrictions across the UK?

This is the picture in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Entertainment sector warns of ‘huge void’ in support after lockdown announcement

Entertainment sector warns of ‘huge void’ in support after lockdown announcement

Boris Johnson announced a second national lockdown on Saturday.

Boris Johnson says furlough scheme will be extended until December

Boris Johnson says furlough scheme will be extended until December

It means that pubs, cafes, restaurants will shut except for takeaway and delivery services.

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