Coronavirus: Why some countries have been hit worse by COVID-19

The world has now recorded more than 10 million cases of coronavirus and documented more than half a million deaths as a result of the pandemic.It started in China, possibly back as far as November, but then spread rapidly to Europe and other countri

Coronavirus: No coronavirus deaths in Scotland for fourth day - as Wales changes lockdown rules

Scotland has recorded no deaths from coronavirus for the fourth day running, Nicola Sturgeon has said.During a Scottish government briefing, Ms Sturgeon announced the total number of people who have died after contracting the virus remains at 2,482.

Coronavirus: No coronavirus deaths in Scotland for fourth day - as Wales changes lockdown rules

Coronavirus: No food, drinks or receptions - the new post-lockdown rules for weddings in England

Weddings taking place when coronavirus restrictions are eased next month are being encouraged to follow new government guidance - which means avoiding food, drink and singing.Under the guidelines - which apply to wedding and civil partnership ceremon

Coronavirus: No food, drinks or receptions - the new post-lockdown rules for weddings in England

Coronavirus: How Leicester is locking down - and will it work?

Leicester will remain under the current lockdown measures for at least two more weeks as restrictions are relaxed across the rest of England on Saturday.The move is part of what Prime Minister Boris Johnson referred to as a "whack-a-mole" strategy, w

Coronavirus: How Leicester is locking down - and will it work?

Visitors have been using the Queen's Balmoral Estate as an outdoor toilet

Rangers at the Balmoral Estate have found human waste and wipes near trails as people have been using the grounds as an outdoor toilet.Staff at the 50,000-acre estate in Aberdeenshire posted pictures of fouling next to paths over the weekend. R

Visitors have been using the Queen's Balmoral Estate as an outdoor toilet

Coronavirus: Shock in Leicester as city placed in UK's first local lockdown

The tables have all been moved so they are two metres away from each other and the brewery has been on the phone asking when to deliver the beer.But the owner of the Chutney Ivy Restaurant and Bar in Leicester is having to ask his suppliers to pause

Coronavirus: Shock in Leicester as city placed in UK's first local lockdown

Mother stabbed in face while pushing pram in Streatham 'feared attacker would rape her'

A mother stabbed in the face by a stranger as she pushed her baby in a pram feared he was going to rape her, a court has heard.Josephine Conlon, 36, was on her way home from meeting other new mothers at a bakery in Streatham, southwest London, on Dec

Pedestrian dies after being hit by cyclist while crossing road in Manchester

A 56-year-old man has died after colliding with a cyclist while crossing a road.Police are appealing for information about the collision on Wilmslow Road, close to Didsbury Library, in Manchester at around 4.35pm on Saturday 20 June. It is beli

Coronavirus: Leicester gets UK's first local lockdown as COVID-19 cases soar

Leicester will go back into lockdown while the rest of the country celebrates pubs and restaurants reopening after a spike in local cases, it was announced today.Non-essential shops in the city will shut again tomorrow and schools will close from Thu

Coronavirus: Leicester gets UK's first local lockdown as COVID-19 cases soar

Joseph McCann: Serial rapist carried out 11 attacks after major failings by 'unstable' probation team

Serial rapist Joseph McCann was free to attack his victims when he was mistakenly released from prison due to "major failings" by "unstable" and inexperienced probation staff, a review has found.Officials were warned McCann had the hallmarks of a sex

Joseph McCann: Serial rapist carried out 11 attacks after major failings by 'unstable' probation team