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The mother of Great Britain’s Tom Dean told her son “my heart is bursting” after he stormed to victory in the men’s 200 metres freestyle
Boris Johnson promised the wider use of public “chain gangs” to tackle yobs as he defended his approach to law and order in the face of police anger over a pay freeze
The number of Covid-19 cases newly reported in the UK has dropped for the sixth day in a row amid a rise in hospital admissions in England according to official figures
The Prime Minister has warned against drawing “premature conclusions” about dropping coronavirus cases
The head of the RNLI has defended lifeboat crews for helping rescue migrants at sea, saying “decent people” deem it “humanitarian work of the highest order”
Sir Michael Palin: "He was far more than one of the funniest writer-performers of his generation, he was the complete Renaissance comedian – writer, director, presenter, historian, brilliant children’s author, and the warmest, most wonderful company you could wish to have."
The announcement of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, who has died at the age of 99, has been placed on the gates of Buckingham Palace