The Treasury borrowed the third-highest sum for any month on record in August, according to official figures - as the chancellor prepares to unleash his latest support for the coronavirus-hit economy.
French terrorism authorities are investigating an attack that wounded two journalists near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
Remember those early days in the COVID journey, where everyone talked about "following the science"?
A minister has denied that the chancellor's message to "live without fear" during the pandemic was a suggestion people do not have to follow the coronavirus rules.
An NHS coronavirus contact-tracing app has launched across England and Wales.
It's 10.40pm and a man has just bought some chicken wings in Oldham.
Online fashion retailer Boohoo is facing criticism over its handling of the treatment of workers within the company's Leicester supply chain.
Novavax has started its Phase 3 trial of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine in the UK.
Battered by coronavirus, bemused by a summer of mixed messages and befuddled by the latest Brexit contortions, business was looking to the Chancellor for an effective, equitable and practical package of support.
Revolution has warned of plans to reduce the number of bars it operates in the wake of the new 10pm coronavirus curfews enforced on the hospitality sector.
Hundreds of university students in Manchester have been told to isolate after 127 tested positive for coronavirus.
Boris Johnson will warn the coronavirus pandemic has divided the international community, as he pledges hundreds of millions of pounds to the World Health Organisation to fight future viruses.
A military transport plane carrying students from an aviation school has crashed in northeastern Ukraine, killing at least 22 people on board, officials have said.
The first few weeks of university are usually a time for making new friends, easing yourself into your course, and becoming acquainted with the city you now call home.
Kuwait’s sovereign wealth fund is in talks to buy a stake in Rolls-Royce Holdings as one of Britain’s most important industrial groups scrambles to raise billions of pounds of new funding.
Louisville is a tinder box of rage and frustration.
New Zealand's prime minister has offered her condolences to family and colleagues of a police officer killed on duty in the UK.
Tesco has said it is introducing limits on some key household essentials, just days after its chief executive appealed for no "unnecessary" panic buying as coronavirus restrictions are tightened.
Countries in the northern hemisphere are having difficulties sourcing flu vaccines, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
A humpback whale that made a wrong turn and entered a crocodile-infested river in Australia has managed to escape back to sea.
Rishi Sunak could not have been more stark.
The number of global coronavirus deaths could reach two million before a vaccine is found and widely used, the World Health Organisation has warned.