EU to meet over Brexit deal as hardliners scrutinise terms ahead of Commons vote

EU officials are set to meet on Monday to discuss the Brexit trade deal agreed with the UK on Christmas Eve.

Life-saving care for non-COVID patients under threat due to hospital strain, surgeon warns

A surgeon in Wales has warned life-saving care of non-COVID patients is under threat if critical care units continue to fill up.

AstraZeneca teases ‘winning formula’ for Oxford jab, but WHO warns vaccines alone won’t end pandemic

People are being warned that COVID-19 immunity will "take time to build", despite the boss of AstraZeneca announcing that scientists working on the Oxford vaccine have found a "winning formula".

UK records 30,501 new COVID cases and 316 more deaths

The UK has reported 30,501 new COVID-19 cases, with a further 316 deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

Teenager critically injured after being hit by police car on Boxing Day

A teenager has been left with critical injuries after being hit by a police car on Boxing Day.

At least 10 killed as rare deadly avalanches strike Iranian mountain range

A series of avalanches in Iran have killed 10 people, according to state TV.

Boris Johnson’s son Wilfred completes reindeer painting sent to woman with Parkinson’s

Boris Johnson's son Wilfred has been pictured painting as part of a charity scheme aiming to bring children and the elderly together.

‘That’s not nice’: Mrs Brown’s Boys creator sued by former co-star over pay row – reports

Mrs Brown's Boys creator Brendan O'Carroll is being sued by his former co-star Gary Hollywood following an argument over pay, according to reports.