Passengers will be subject to an immediate $680 fine if they fail to comply with the new regulations on pre-departure testing.
The U.K. is already struggling to contain a separate strain of COVID that is thought to be better at spreading that past forms of the virus.
Due to household mixing over Christmas "there will be increases in numbers over the next few weeks", a U.K. government adviser warned.
The new variant could be up to 70 percent more transmissible than the original, although it does not appear to cause more severe disease.
Matt Hancock named other countries, including Australia, as places where the new strain had been found.
The summer and winter solstices held a special significance for the people who built Stonehenge around 4,500 years ago.
Hospitals have begun diverting patients and discharging others to free up beds, with warnings it may come at the expense of "non-urgent" treatments for illnesses like cancer.
Arun Panabaka spent four months in intensive care units as a nursing assistant treating COVID-19 patients.
Monoliths continue to appear across the world as the objects have recently been spotted on an English beach and in a Colombian field.
The "I Will Never Let You Down" singer has apologized for the "inexcusable error of judgment" after police were called to reports of a potential breach of COVID-19 regulations in a West London restaurant Saturday.
An investigation to determine the source of the outbreak is underway, as health officials say the birds will be "humanely culled."
"It was terrible to see," said swan rescuer Caroline Sim.
It comes after 696 COVID deaths were recorded on Wednesday, the highest U.K. daily total since May 5.
Students have warned that the mental health of those living at university during the pandemic will deteriorate during a second COVID lockdown.
Last-minute trips to see friends and family before a four-week lockdown came into force across England may have led to a rise in cases, data suggests.
After being asked to close and risking a £10,000 ($13,194) fine, the owner of the gym Andreas Michli, reopened the gym as soon as the police left.
£165 million worth of funding cuts has meant Natural England is unable to protect the country's most valuable habitats according to a report by the Prospect trade union.
"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."
It came in defense of another comment some deemed offensive.
Court documents allege that a network of labs in England is accused of unfairly selecting a coronavirus-testing software which, when put through a trial run, produced a significant number of errors and false negatives.
With many people in England unable to book COVID-19 tests, private clinics offering them have seen a "spike" in demand, with tests costing patients as much as £350 ($450) and earning private doctors, in some cases, millions in revenue.
Official figures show a spike in new cases and a "pinch" in being able to get tests after lockdown was eased.
On Monday, 2,948 COVID-19 cases were recorded, prompting warnings from the country's scientists that people had "relaxed too much".
The owl left his home after flying around and perching in his lounge for at least six hours.
There's nothing we want less on our nightstand than a snake.
Some of the most vulnerable women in society face the choice of either working in dangerous conditions or starvation, they say.
Public Health England (PHE), the body which was responsible for leading much of the response to COVID-19, will be replaced by a new unit that deals just with pandemics.
Neve was predicted A* A* A by her teachers and as her requirement for Cambridge was A* A A, we knew she would have been fine, had she been able to take the exams. The results Neve received through the English government's system were A*A B.