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Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the Government will be "looking at the potential of relaxing some measures" before mid-February For more on this and other news visit

Chelsea have confirmed the sacking of Frank Lampard as head coach

Figures show the UK has recorded 22,195 new daily COVID-19 cases and a further 592 deaths following a positive coronavirus test result For more on this and other news visit

Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi tells Sky News Breakfast "it is far too early for us to speculate about the summer" and booking holidays later in the year For more on this and other news visit

Ugandan security forces have withdrawn from the compound of the opposition leader Bobi Wine who has been under house arrest since the country's presidential election For more on this and other news visit

NHS England Chief Executive SirSimon Stevens says "about a quarter of hospital admissions for COVID are for people aged under 55" For more on this and other news visit

Official figures show the number of COVID-19 deaths in the UK has exceeded 100,000 For more on this and other news visit


A Downing Street spokesman says children currently receiving free school meals will continue to do so following a campaign by Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford

Essex Police says 39 bodies have been discovered in a lorry at Waterglade Industrial Park in Thurrock adding a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland has been arrested on suspicion of murder

The medicines and healthcare products regulatory agency has approved a breathing aid that can help keep covid-19 patients out of intensive care which has been developed by a team from University College London and the Mercedes Formula One team

Spanish health officials say they have recorded no new COVID-19 deaths in a 24-hour period for the first time since March

U.S. president Donald Trump says a "breakthrough" has been achieved in trade talks with China and he expects a deal to be signed "very shortly"

It can now be reported that former Sunderland winger #AdamJohnson  was also arrested for possession of extreme pornography involving animals

King's College Hospital in London has confirmed a 13-year-old boy has died after testing positive for covid-19

Buckingham Palace has announced the Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a baby son weighing 7lbs 3oz and mother and child are doing well