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COVID-19: Palestine's vaccine rollout criticised as footballers and ministers get VIP treatment
Coronavirus vaccines meant for Palestinian medical workers have been administered to VIPs including ministers and the national football team, the country's health ministry has admitted.
Budget 2021: Corporation tax rise and threshold freeze as Sunak vows to build 'fairer' UK in COVID victims' memory
The chancellor has vowed to build a "fairer" country in memory of those who have died during the coronavirus pandemic.
Budget 2021: Contactless payment limit to increase to £100, Chancellor Rishi Sunak says
The legal limit for contactless payments will more than double, Chancellor Rishi Sunak will confirm in today's budget.
Australia's attorney general Christian Porter reveals he is named in historical rape allegation
Australia's attorney general Christian Porter has identified himself as the cabinet minister named in a historical rape allegation.
COVID-19: Dolly Parton changes Jolene to vaccine as she gets coronavirus jab she helped fund
Dolly Parton has been given the coronavirus vaccine she helped fund.
COVID-19: What support measures were announced and extended in the Budget?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced several measures to support people affected by COVID-19 lockdowns.
Budget 2021: The post-Brexit freeports at the centre of Sunak's speech
It has become something of a tradition that a chancellor pulls a "rabbit out of the hat" - a measure to surprise and delight - towards the end of a budget speech.
Myanmar coup: Death toll of pro-democracy protesters rises to 18 as calls for peace from southeast Asian nations fail
Another 18 people have been reportedly killed on the streets of Myanmar as pro-democracy protests continue against the military coup, a human rights group says.
Budget 2021: What wasn't in Chancellor Rishi Sunak's economic statement
The budget was chock full of announcements - including on the furlough scheme, Universal Credit and stamp duty.
Nicola Sturgeon on 'moment she will never forget' when Alex Salmond showed her letter of harassment claims he faced
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has spoken of the "moment she will never forget" when Alex Salmond showed her a letter detailing sexual harassment claims against him.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has 'slightly improved', Camilla says
Prince Philip has "slightly improved" and the Royal Family are keeping their fingers crossed, the Duchess of Cornwall has said.
Budget 2021: Cautious Rishi Sunak offers short-term relief to UK businesses but hints at payback to come
Businesses large and small broadly got what they wanted from Rishi Sunak in the short-term.
Moonflower: Rare cactus from Amazon flowers for first time in UK - and for one night only
A rare cactus from the Amazon rainforest has flowered for the first time in the UK - and for one night only.
Budget 2021 offers £5bn stimulus and no Sunak vision for economy
There are many figures contained in this budget but perhaps the most telling is a striking set of numbers announced by Rishi Sunak in the House of Commons.
COVID-19: Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines 'highly effective' at preventing hospital admissions in over-80s, study finds
The Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines are both highly effective at preventing over-80s from being admitted to hospital, according to a new study.
Budget 2021: EU border disruption to cause economic hit - and Brexit deal to see '4% shrinkage in long-term'
Border disruption with the EU, caused in part by Brexit, is expected to cause an economic hit in the first three months of this year, according to Whitehall's fiscal watchdog.
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