Non-essential shops have reopened across England – but should we visit them? We asked experts to weigh up the pros and cons.
From a virtual chief Santa to a Christmas light trail creator, here's how they're making things work during the pandemic.
This week, HuffPost UK reader Jill asked: “Am I more at risk walking through a jogger’s ‘vapour trail’ than I am walking through another walker’s vapour trail?"
The jobs furlough scheme set up in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak is to be extended until the end of March, Rishi Sunak has told the Commons. In a major U-turn by the Government, the Chancellor said the move is needed because of the
Since the pandemic started, we've learned a lot about what to do to keep Covid-19 at bay. But there are a few small things that are still overlooked that go a long way. For example, there is one thing you should do every time you get into a
Government ministers' pleas to avoid panic-buying ahead of the new lockdown in England appear to be going unheeded. Instead, shoppers appear to be stockpiling essential items before the new restrictions come into force on Thursday. Footage
A man was ejected from a Tesco store in Wales after he turned up in just his boxer shorts and a face mask in protest at a new rule that stipulates clothes are "non-essential" items. Chris Noden, 38, tried to enter a Tesco supermarket
The UK's national debt hit a record £2.06 trillion at the end of September, up £259.6 billion in six months, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). It pushed borrowing up to 103.5% of gross domestic product
A woman was removed from an easyJet flight from Belfast to Edinburgh amid claims she refused to wear a mask and shouted "everybody dies" at crew. Video of the alleged incident at Belfast International Airport on Sunday has been shared
A Labour MP has been admitted to hospital with pneumonia after testing positive for Covid-19. Yasmin Qureshi said that, after 10 days of feeling unwell, she became "much worse" and was admitted to the Royal Bolton Hospital on
HuffPost UK reader Gill asked: “I heard research has shown reduced oestrogen makes you more vulnerable to bad Covid. Is this true?”
Feeding time for the turkeys on a farm in Dorset in England, only this year they might not have to gobble down so much. Thanks to Covid-19 restrictions on large gatherings, organic turkey farmer Mark Chilcott is anticipating an increase in demand
Pubs, restaurants and cafes in most of Scotland are being barred from selling alcohol indoors for more than two weeks as part of efforts to curb Covid-19, Nicola Sturgeon has announced. Five health board areas – Greater Glasgow
A tightening of restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus came into force in the North East of England on Wednesday. In these areas, members of the public face large fines if they mix with other households or support bubbles
Story and video from SWNS A restaurant in Birmingham which serves diners in sealed glass 'bubbles' is bucking the national trend and is FOUR TIMES busier than before Covid-19. The trendy eaterie, called Craft, is currently doing 600
Large parts of England's North West, West Yorkshire and the Midlands face tough new restrictions as the Health Secretary refused to rule out a national lockdown. Ministers announced a tightening of rules in response to "major
Story and video from SWNS The parents of premature twins thought to be the first in the UK born with Covid-19 have spoken of their joy after they were declared fit and healthy and allowed home. Sarah Curtis, 32, and husband Aaron, 33, were
As Europe battles the resurgent coronavirus, the World Health Organisation says worse may be to come. In some places infection rates are at a similar level or even higher than they were at the height of the cirsis. So far there hasn't been