MORRISONS has become the first supermarket to make cuts to sick pay for unjabbed staff who have to isolate after being exposed to Covid.
A CHARITY is demanding emergency payments to help families stay afloat as energy bill rises, it says, threaten to send more into deep poverty.
The self-isolation period in England is being reduced and travel to France is resuming - here's all you need to know about the new Covid rule changes.
THERE are big changes to testing rules for asymptomatic Covid patients from today (Tuesday) – here's all you need to know.
CRITICAL workers needed to keep key public services running will be asked to take daily Covid tests to limit Omicron outbreaks in workplaces.
THOUSANDS of people are discovering they've got Covid as Omicron sweeps the country – here's what you should do if you get a positive test at home.
PUBS, bars and clubs could be allowed to stay open longer to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee under new Home Office plans.
CHILDREN as young as five will be among those asked to take daily lateral flow tests if they're a close contact of someone with Covid-19.
PEOPLE booking a Covid jab via the NHS website are facing error messages while those ordering home test kits are being asked to come back later.
FROM home working to how to download a Covid Pass, here's everything you need to know about this week's new Plan B rules.
DRIVERS should expect long delays and problems on major routes, says the AA, which expects millions of cars to take to the roads this Christmas.
MICROCHIPPING for cats is to become compulsory with hefty fines for owners who don't comply.
HOUSEHOLDS looking for puppies or kittens for sale this Christmas are being warned about an increase in deceitful pet sellers.
It's the Covid variant causing concern worldwide, with the WHO describing it as a very high global risk, but what do we know about Omicron so far?
Strict new rules for captive birds and poultry come into force from today as officials try to clamp down on outbreaks of avian flu.
CONCERNS are growing about a new Covid-19 variant detected in Africa, with mutations that may make it the worst strain yet.
The government has issued new advice on taking Covid tests as Europe battles a fourth wave and the UK races to administer more booster jabs.
A BAN on single-use plastic plates, cutlery and other items such as disposable cups and sachets is being explored, the government has confirmed.
NEW homes, shops and work places, as well as buildings under going major renovation, will have to add electric car charge points from next year.
DRIVERS are to be banned completely from using mobile phones while driving, under a strengthening of the law, the government has announced today.