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Coronavirus: PM says it is a 'national priority' to get all pupils back to school in September
Boris Johnson says it is a "national priority" and a "moral duty" to get all pupils back in class next month, raising the prospect of closing shops, pubs and restaurants in local lockdowns to allow schools to stay open.
Four-year high in Coastguard callouts as heatwave sees beaches packed
Coastguard rescue teams were called out to 340 incidents across the UK on Saturday - the highest number in a single day for more than four years.
Simon Cowell breaks his back while testing electric bicycle
Simon Cowell has broken his back while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California.
Coronavirus: Only half of Britons say they would get a vaccine, poll reveals
Just over half of the UK would definitely get a coronavirus vaccine, with "damaging misperceptions" affecting potential uptake, a poll has revealed.
Why do some people still refuse vaccinations?
Scientists around the world are racing to develop a vaccine against coronavirus.
Border Force wants migrant boats turned around and taken back to France after crossing numbers soar
The government has said it wants to see migrant boats intercepted at sea and directly returned to France in a bid to curb recent increases in Channel crossings.
1Xtra DJ Sideman quits BBC over use of racist term in news report
A BBC radio DJ has quit after the corporation used a racist slur in a news report, which he said felt like "a slap in the face to our community".
Sheep rustlers force farmers to turn to tech to keep track of stolen livestock
Tiny electronic security tags are being hidden on sheep, as livestock rustling from UK farms becomes an increasing problem.
UK weather: One more day of sun before nationwide thunderstorms hit
Britain will bask in one more day of blistering temperatures - before thunderstorms sweep the nation next week.
Coronavirus: Fire kills 11 patients at COVID-19 treatment facility as India posts record rise in infections
Eleven patients have died after a fire at a coronavirus treatment facility in India, as the country posted a record daily rise in confirmed cases of COVID-19.