UK Covid live: rules on mask wearing, social distancing and working from home in England set to end, PM says

I would wear a mask under three situations, and I would do so, particularly at this point when the epidemic is clearly significant and rising. And the first is in any situation which was indoors and crowded, or indoors with close proximity to other people and that is because masks help protect other people – … Read more

Elections 2021: anger from Labour MPs after Angela Rayner sacked as chair – live

The Scottish Tory leader, Douglas Ross, has won a seat on the Highlands and Islands regional list. Ross will be joined by returning Tory MSPs Edward Mountain, Jamie Halcro Johnston and Donald Cameron. The Tories increased their share of MSPs on the list, taking a seat from the Labour party, with only Rhoda Grant returning … Read more

New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern says will form government in 2-3 weeks

WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s ruling Labour party leader Jacinda Ardern said on Sunday that she would form a government within two to three weeks but did not comment on a possible coalition deal with the Green Party. Ardern, who was handed a resounding victory in a general election on Saturday, said she had informed the country’s … Read more