U.K. coronavirus variant spreads to more European countries

Millions of people in the United Kingdom faced tough new coronavirus restrictions on Saturday, with Scotland and Northern Ireland demanding tighter measures to try to halt a new variant of … Read More

England’s 4-week COVID-19 lockdown to last longer if cases don’t fall: minister

A new national lockdown in England may have to last longer than the planned four weeks if coronavirus infection rates don’t fall quickly enough, a senior government minister said Sunday. … Read More

Lockdown 1 week earlier could have halved U.K.’s coronavirus death toll: scientist

Britain’s death toll from COVID-19 could have been halved if lockdown was introduced a week earlier, a former member of the UK government’s scientific advisory group said on Wednesday. Britain … Read More