One young, healthy woman had a first dose of the Pfizer vaccine when she took her elderly mother to an appointment, because other patients failed to turn up.
The government "can't rule anything out" in its fight against new mutant variants of COVID-19, a minister said.
Boris Johnson said the new variant of COVID-19 first discovered in the south of England may lead to an increased risk of death.
Ex-Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tells Newsweek Conservative MPs voting on post-Brexit trade deals have "betrayed" the NHS.
It comes days after new legal protections mean historic statues will only be removed in "the most exceptional circumstances".
The Serum Institute of India is manufacturing millions of doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the world faces a "catastrophic moral failure" over the distribution of COVID vaccines.
Ex-prime minister Theresa May - who shared a "special relationship" with the U.S. president - said Joe Biden "provides Britain with a golden opportunity".
The European Union has handed out a total of 5.5 million doses of the vaccine, compared to over 4 million in the U.K. alone.
Up to a quarter of those arrested in a year could be allowed to go free because of lost records and it "presents huge dangers" for public safety, the Opposition Labour Party says.
The U.K. economy shrank by 2.6 percent in November as England was placed in lockdown for a second time, official figures show.
The National Transportation Safety Board said in its final report that the pilot lost control due to tailwinds, potential downdrafts and turbulence.
More than 33,000 people were taken off the streets and given a bed during COVID, a number almost eight times higher than the U.K. government had estimated.
"Each of you is blameless, each of you did nothing wrong and has nothing to be ashamed of. Each of you deserved so much better."
COVID vaccines will be administered round the clock just days after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's official spokesman said demand was low.
Supermarkets have called for urgent intervention to prevent "significant disruption" to U.K. food supplies due to post-Brexit border arrangements.
Hospitals are becoming overwhelmed by COVID-19 as officials rush to make more beds available.
The 10 days of food for English families amounted to two jacket potato with beans, eight single cheese sandwiches days carrots three days apples, two days of malt loaf and three days of yogurt with some added pasta and tomato.
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer accused the British prime minister of "serial incompetence" over the response to COVID-19.
Professor Chris Whitty issued a dire warning that the U.K. is now entering the "most dangerous time" of the pandemic.
"One in 30 Londoners now has COVID-19. If we do not take immediate action now, our NHS could be overwhelmed and more people will die."
Passengers will be subject to an immediate $680 fine if they fail to comply with the new regulations on pre-departure testing.
Critical care doctors have warned the second wave is now worse than the first, as a record 30,451 patients are treated in hospital for COVID-19.
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Justin Bieber has reunited with NHS key workers five years after they beat him to the U.K. chart top spot.
Two days after France shut its U.K. border, Britain agreed to mass-test truck drivers in order to reopen rail, air and sea routes.
The European Commission has recommended a ban on travel from the United Kingdom should be discontinued to avoid supply chain disruptions.