Analysis: From the red list to winter plan B, scientists consider what tools are best to counter B.1.1.529 Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Despite the UK’s much-vaunted vaccination programme, and scientists’ ever-growing understanding of Covid-19, Britain and the rest of the world face the challenge of […]

Experts stress importance of delaying import of new Covid variant to UK to avoid Christmas mixing Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage As an alarming new Covid variant spread to Europe on Friday, scientists warned that it would inevitably reach Britain, while ministers faced calls to urgently […]

Flights from six countries will be banned as officials review travel measures after scientists voice concern over variant Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Flights from southern Africa will be banned, with six countries placed under England’s red list travel restrictions, after scientists raised the alarm over […]

Macmillan says government action is needed to relieve pressure on cancer services Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Soaring numbers of women are being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, undermining their chances of survival, because of Covid’s disruption of NHS care, a charity has warned. The number […]

Plymouth officers continue to question 24-year-old arrested over teenager’s death Police investigating the killing of 18-year-old Bobbi-Anne McLeod, who disappeared from a bus stop in Devon, have confirmed there is no known link between her and a man being held on suspicion of murder. In an attempt to calm growing […]