Stronger restrictions are expected to stay in place until Christmas when the U.K. hopes to see rules relaxed.
The British prime minister has rejected a finding that Home Secretary Priti Patel broke ministerial rules by bullying civil servants.
Doctors say COVID rules could be relaxed over the holiday season in the U.K. - but the government insists "no decisions have been made."
Boris Johnson will spend the next 14 days holed up in his flat at Downing Street at a crucial time for the United Kingdom.
"The Conservative Party is not a happy place at the moment," Sir Craig Oliver said.
Boris Johnson's director of communications and closest aide Lee Cain has quit amid rumors of internal tensions at Downing Street.
England is currently under tight lockdown restrictions, with all non-essential shops and pubs, gyms and non-elite sport shut down.
It had been rumored the president-elect may speak with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron before taking the British PM's call.
A deeper look at the prime minister's message shows the outline of what appears to be Trump's name above that of Biden's.
Biden has Irish heritage and would gain more economically from agreeing trade deals with the European Union first rather than the U.K.
"We are a top second-rank power but, over the next half-century our small size and population make it likely we will be passed by the growth of other, far larger, countries."
"We absolutely cannot rely on this as a solution. The biggest mistake we could make now would be to slacken our resolve at such a critical moment."
As Joe Biden takes the lead over Donald Trump in key battleground states, the rest of the world is watching on.
The figure is up from around 20,000 in October.
The hospitality industry bears the brunt of the new lockdown with pubs, restaurants, and bars shut, and families told not to mix.
England's second lockdown will be worse than the first, a top virologist believes, and could threaten hopes of families spending Christmas together.
Projections that the second COVID wave could be more deadly than the first have not been denied by Downing Street.
The prime minister risks the future of the Conservative government if he fails to deliver on an election pledge of economic support for northern England.
A new support package will help pubs and restaurants hit hardest by the UK's regional lockdown restrictions.
Lord Michael Howard condemned the government's plans to deliberately break international law over Brexit.
"We will prosper mightily as an independent free-trading nation, controlling our own borders, our fisheries and setting our own laws," the U.K. prime minister said.
Sir Keir Starmer says the prime minister's strategy isn't working and a two to three-week circuit breaker lockdown is needed.
Boris Johnson vowed to carry out a clean-energy revolution aimed at making every home in the U.K. powered by wind within 10 years.
The U.K. government has previously admitted that it would be breaking international law over its decision to override parts of the Brexit treaty.
England's Chief Medical Officer made the comments after the U.K. recorded its highest number of new daily cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.
The British prime minister was criticized for not understanding his own rules and called "grossly incompetent" by the opposition Labour Party.
Only 16 percent of adults surveyed across 14 countries said they had confidence in Trump to do the right thing when it comes to world affairs.
"I paid the price... Now I'm in intensive care, waiting to get more treatment, and not knowing if I'm coming out the other side," the man said. "So I really want you to take this message on board because it could happen to anyone."
A trailer for the British sketch show sees a puppet of Trump declare: "My puppet is going to be the best puppet and I love it"