Live tier announcement as Matt Hancock sets rules for each area

England reveals its new lockdown tiers for parts of the country

England heard its lockdown fate on Thursday when the Tiers areas were revealed from December 2. Most areas will be dealing with the higher tiers meaning they will still face a ban on households to mix indoors, and a range of pubs will only be able to offer takeout or…

Parts of UK could officially record a heatwave this week

Parts of UK could officially record a heatwave this week

Parts of the UK are on track to record a heatwave this week as temperatures soared above 30C (86F) on Tuesday. Continuing sweltering conditions saw the mercury level rise to 31.3C (88.3F) at Frittenden in Kent, while 30C (86F) heat was felt at London’s St James’s Park, Cavendish in Suffolk…

The restrictions imposed in parts of UK as cases rise and R rate passes one

The restrictions imposed in parts of UK as cases rise and R rate passes one

Tough new Covid-19 lockdown measures have been announced for parts of the UK as cases continued to rise and the R number climbed above one. New measures banning people from mixing in homes and gardens will be imposed on Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell from Tuesday in response to a rocketing…

How the Rule of Six works in different parts of the country

How the Rule of Six works in different parts of the country

The new simplified social distancing rules are different depending on where you live .