Some 77 cases of a variant thought to be behind a recent surge of infections in India have been detected in the UK.
Over the next two months people will be able to attend comedy gigs, football matches, and even 10k races, with COVID-19 testing before and after.
Worshippers at a Good Friday service in London were told by police to leave or face fines over breach of Covid-19 regulations
15 police officers were injured during rioting in a loyalist area of Belfast amid rising tensions over post-Brexit arrangements in Northern Ireland.
The number of migrants attempting to cross from France to the UK has soared in recent months.
Scotland: Former first minister Alex Salmond will run as leader of pro-independence 'Alba' party in May elections
They join the 10 Europeans and four entities slapped with Chinese sanctions earlier this week.