Charities ‘doing more with less’ this Christmas as COVID hits fundraising

Charities are doing "more with less" this Christmas as the economic fallout from the pandemic continues to hit donations.

AstraZeneca boss: We think we’ve figured out winning formula for COVID vaccine

The pharmaceutical boss behind the Oxford vaccine says researchers have found a "winning formula" to improve the jab's efficacy.

IRA did not want Sinn Fein involved in talks with the British about ending Troubles

The IRA did not want Sinn Fein involved in proposed back channel talks with the British about ending the Troubles.

Storm Bella forecast to bring yet more strong gales and heavy rain

Storm Bella is forecast to bring yet more strong gales and heavy rain to the UK after severe flooding in certain areas.

Ambulance crew ‘attacked with knife and rammed by car’ on Christmas Day

A man has been arrested after an ambulance was allegedly driven in to and paramedics were attacked with a knife in Wiltshire on Christmas Day.

‘Significant’ number of police officers assaulted on Christmas Day

A police force has said a "significant number" of officers were assaulted while on duty on Christmas Day.

‘So many people are struggling’: City placed into Tier 4 reflects on ‘worrying time’

Millions of people are now living under Tier 4, England's highest level of COVID-19 restrictions, which includes a "stay at home" order.

Two charged over security incident on oil tanker off coast of Isle of Wight

Two men have been charged over a security incident on board an oil tanker off the coast of the Isle of Wight.