Why is England going into a coronavirus lockdown?

The new COVID-19 variant is putting the NHS under extreme pressure.

Almost 25,000 people are now in hospital with coronavirus in England, far exceeding the peak of the first wave.

Sky's Science Correspondent Thomas Moore takes a look at the data behind the Prime Minister's decision to impose a new lockdown.

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Teenagers starve for climate justice

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Quarantined athletes get creative ahead of Australian Open.

Quarantined athletes get creative ahead of Australian Open.

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Bobi Wine: 'The situation is desperate'

Bobi Wine: 'The situation is desperate'

The opposition party in Uganda is calling for the release of its leader Bobi Wine, who has been under house arrest since polling day, and the re-election of long-term President, Yoweri Museveni. Mr Wine says military troops have surrounded his hom...

Inquiry: Saffie-Rose 'could have survived' with faster treatment.

Inquiry: Saffie-Rose 'could have survived' with faster treatment.

An inquiry has heard that the youngest victim in the Manchester bombing attack could have survived if she had been treated faster. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Instagram:...

UK sinks into Universal Credit

UK sinks into Universal Credit

Labour MP's have pushed to keep the £20 weekly uplift in universal credit as job security in the UK sees a shaky future.