Problems with testing chemicals in a U.K. lab are why more than 1,300 people got wrongly told they have COVID-19.
Shops, gyms, personal care businesses and leisure facilities will be allowed to reopen, and collective worship, weddings and outdoor sports can resume.
Canada and Britain have struck a new trade deal, beating the Dec. 31 Brexit deadline that would have triggered new tariffs on a range of Canadian exports.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called the devolution of powers to Scotland "a disaster", a comment that played into the hands of Scottish nationalists as recent polls show a majority of Scots now support independence.
Britain has recorded nearly 52,000 deaths of people who tested positive for the virus — the highest toll in Europe.
Johnson met lawmakers in Downing Street on Thursday, including Lee Anderson, a Conservative Party member who subsequently developed COVID-19 symptoms and tested positive.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says "bandwidth" in the British government remains a challenge.
The House of Lords voted to strip clauses ministers say are needed to protect Northern Ireland, but would also break international law in a "specific and limited" way.
The comments came as Johnson gave the House of Commons details of the proposed four-week lockdown in England that is set to begin Thursday.
Prince William kept his diagnosis secret and continued to work in self-isolation, according to reports.
The lockdown announced Saturday by Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to run from Thursday until Dec. 2.
European Union leaders say a trillion euros worth of trade could be sunk if London does not budge on fisheries, fair competition and solving disputes.
On Monday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said the U.K. still viewed this week’s talks as crucial.
After falling in the summer, coronavirus cases are on the rise in the U.K. as winter approaches.
Johnson is expected to set out a new system of "local COVID alert levels" of medium, high or very high, aimed at helping tailor restrictions for different parts of England.
If passed into law, the Internal Market Bill would undermine the EU's previously agreed oversight of trade to and from Northern Ireland.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson slammed the brakes Tuesday on the country’s return to offices and a normal social life, saying the U.K. was at a “perilous turning point” in its fight against coronavirus.