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Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak announces £6bn investment to tackle NHS waiting lists and improve digital tech in hospitals
Rishi Sunak will pledge to invest £6bn in tackling NHS waiting lists across England and improving the use of digital technology in hospitals in the budget this week.
Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak 'fighting in the fog' as he sets the tenor of his chancellorship
When Rishi Sunak stands up to deliver his budget and three-year spending review on Wednesday it will be his first real opportunity to set the tenor of his chancellorship unencumbered from the immediate crisis of COVID - although the fall-out of this pandemic will undoubtedly loom large.
Maasai Mara's wildebeest migration under threat from climate change
It is one of the most spectacular sights in the animal kingdom. Anyone with even a passing interest in wildlife will be familiar with the scene.
Kenya murder: UK 'fully cooperating' with inquiry into killing of Agnes Wanjiru near British army base
Britain is "fully cooperating" with an investigation into the murder of a Kenyan woman whose body was found in a septic tank close to a UK army camp, a top diplomat has said.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Husband on hunger strike outside Foreign Office for second time in two years
The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has gone on hunger strike for the second time in two years, telling Sky News: "We can't wait forever".
COVID-19: Record number of coronavirus booster jabs administered - with 800,000 given in past 72 hours
A "record number" of coronavirus booster jabs were administered on Saturday, with more than 800,000 inoculations given in the past 72 hours, the NHS has said.
COVID-19: Ed Sheeran tests positive for coronavirus - but says he will gig from home
Ed Sheeran says he has tested positive for COVID-19, but will continue to perform and carry out interviews from home.
COVID-19: Travel rules relaxed as cheaper lateral flow tests replace PCRs from today
Coronavirus travel rules have been relaxed for those returning to England, allowing fully vaccinated holidaymakers to take cheaper lateral flow tests instead of PCRs.
Oxfam withdraws Wonder Woman Bingo from sale following concerns from transgender and non-binary employees
Oxfam has withdrawn a bingo game that features "inspirational women" after concerns were raised by transgender and non-binary colleagues.
A-level textbook controversy: Racial injustice 'baked into curriculum', says teacher, as book is withdrawn over 'problematic' question on Native Americans
Racial injustice is "baked into our curriculum", a teacher who complained about a history textbook has said.