The Government's decision to ban Huawei from its 5G network is about "trade" and not security, the Chinese company's UK communications boss has said.
The Queen was most amused after hearing about an RAF gunner's unusual lockdown exercise regime of pushing a car up and down the street.
Ultraviolet cleaning robots are being deployed at Heathrow as the airport tries to encourage passengers to return to air travel as coronavirus restrictions are eased.
Glee star Naya Rivera's death has been ruled an accident by the medical examiner's office.
Face masks could become the "new normal" and remain compulsory in shops until 2021, government sources have indicated.
Donald Trump has pushed back against a question on police killings of black people in the US by saying more white people die at the hands of officers.
McDonald's has announced it has reopened four of its restaurants for dine-in customers across the UK and Ireland to test safety procedures.
Donald Trump has signed legislation mandating sanctions for Chinese officials involved in Beijing's crackdown in Hong Kong.
There were around 5,000 fewer hospital admissions with heart attacks in England by the end of May than would be expected, research has found.
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has hailed the UK's decision to strip Huawei equipment from its 5G network, saying it would protect "free-world values".
A second man has been charged after an Omani student was stabbed to death near Harrods in Knightsbridge.
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Health Secretary Matt Hancock has hinted that more face mask rules will be introduced "in chunks" as a row erupts over the latest measures.
Shop assistants have said they fear abuse from customers over face coverings being mandatory.
British YouTuber Nicole Thea and her unborn son died after she suffered a suspected heart attack, her family have said.
Police said it was 'extremely lucky that other members of the public were not harmed'
Ghislaine Maxwell has been denied bail after she pleaded not guilty to assisting Jeffrey Epstein's abuse of underage girls.
A US police officer fatally shot a man after a dispute with another man over not wearing a face mask.
US murderer Daniel Lewis Lee has been put to death, hours after the Supreme Court allowed the first executions of federal inmates in 17 years.
An American man who had been charging his younger brother rent saved up all the money and handed it back so he could buy a house.Boris Johnson under pressure from top Conservatives to end back-to-work confusion amid bleak economi ...
Calls to get people back to offices and shops follow the Standard's investigation revealing the scale of the economic crisis at the heart of London
The Government's policy on face coverings in shops was plunged into further confusion today as a Cabinet minister said they should be "mandatory perhaps" and shoppers should decide whether to wear them in supermarkets based on how busy they are.
Huawei hit back by accusing the UK Government of making a "politicised" decision.
The Health Secretary said police have formal enforcement powers and can issue a fine.
The Queen's representative in Australia dismissed prime minister Gough Whitlam in 1975 "without informing the palace in advance", newly released correspondence shows.
As Boris Johnson makes them compulsory in shops — with the threat of a fine — Lizzie Edmonds charts the timeline of the world's confused response, from when the disease first took a grip to today's measures
Boris Johnson's U-turn over Huawei was "entirely predictable", the former chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee said today.
Sadiq Khan welcomed the Government's "U-turn" on face masks this morning as he warned of a second wave in the capital.
Boris Johnson is set to bar the Chinese tech giant Huawei from playing any role in Britain's 5G network, triggering a renewed clash with Beijing.
Michael Gove has pledged that "all systems" will be in place by the end of the Brexit transition period to ensure there is a fully operational border.
The Labour Party has been sent a full draft of a long-awaited anti-semitism report from the UK's human rights watchdog.
The Justice Secretary today admitted the Government had prioritised the NHS over care homes at the start of the coronavirus outbreak.Keir Starmer leads tribute to UK's biggest union boss Dave Prentis as he announces retireme ...
Dave Prentis: "As the health crisis turns to an economic crisis, I will be here to continue to lead Unison until the end of this year."
Home Secretary Priti Patel has set out plans for a new points-based immigration system
People should wear face coverings in shops, Boris Johnson said today, in the strongest sign yet that the Government may announce within days that it will be compulsory to do so.
With blokey posturing and a Cabinet dominated by men, many female MPs argue that government is becoming a boys' club — while women bear the brunt of the pandemic's economic fallout. Sophia Sleigh reports from SW1A
Sir Keir more likely to be compared to David Cameron and Theresa May than Jeremy Corbyn
How did Jacinda Ardern and her fellow female leaders build their Covid-fighting femocracies? No press-ups or black belt boasting, for a start, writes Katie StrickSadiq Khan renews call for Boris Johnson to make face masks mandatory in all 'busy and encl ...
Sadiq Khan has called on Boris Johnson to make face masks mandatory in all "busy and enclosed" public places to "help avoid a second wave" of Covid-19.
The Government is set to spend more than £700 million on new infrastructure, staff and technology to create new border with the EU when the UK leaves at the end of the year.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho insists that Tanguy Ndombele is part of his plans despite limited game time since the resumption of the Premier League season.
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Hull City's battle to avoid Championship relegation could not be going much worse, with Grant McCann's side having trailed 7-0 against Wigan Athletic... at half-time!
Mikel Arteta prepared his Arsenal squad for their second big test in four days as the Gunners take on Liverpool on Wednesday night.
Frank Lampard praised Olivier Giroud after the Frenchman scored another important goal against Norwich to help Chelsea tighten their grip on a Champions League spot.
Chelsea let their Champions League fate slip from their grasp when they lost 3-0 at Sheffield United on Saturday.
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Millwall boosted their chances of gatecrashing the Championship play-offs with a battling 1-0 win over Blackburn at The Den, which ended Rovers' own hopes of a top-six finish.
The Blues must return to winning ways as the top-four race heats up
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud scored the match-winning goal against Norwich City and celebrated by dedicating the goal to his team-mate - and Scrabble partner - N'Golo Kante.
Manchester City's owners have made clear to Pep Guardiola their displeasure after relinquishing the Premier League title to Liverpool.
Grassroots players will be asked to avoid handshakes, spitting, unnecessary handling of the ball and excessive celebrations in plans which could mean the amateur game returns next week.Pep Guardiola tips next Manchester City boss for success as he declines to offer guarantees over fut ...
Pep Guardiola has refused to offer assurances over his future, but insists Manchester City will thrive without him.Jurgen Klopp addresses Manchester City's FFP fight, Liverpool transfer plans and Bayern Mun ...
Jurgen Klopp has intimated that Bayern Munich's domination of the Bundesliga is just as big a problem for football as Manchester City's spending.Mikel Arteta on Arsenal transfer targets, potential summer exits… and why a Champions League identit ...
Mikel Arteta is adamant Arsenal remains an attractive team for players to join and believes the club cannot stop viewing themselves as a Champions League side.
The race for Champions League qualification looks set to go to the wire, with plenty of Premier League teams still dreaming of Europe.
Chelsea are looking to bounce back against Norwich tonight following heavy defeat to Sheffield United at the weekend.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is confident N'Golo Kante will recover from his hamstring injury in time for Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United but will not face Norwich City tonight.
Olivier Giroud's header handed Chelsea three vital Premier League points in an underwhelming 1-0 victory over Norwich City at Stamford Bridge.