COVID winter plan: Government minister Therese Coffey says all options remain on the table.

Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey says that COVID restrictions could move in the opposite direction if things get worse over winter.

She told Sky's Niall Paterson it's 'fair' that all options remain on the table - including lockdowns.

SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: www.youtube.com/skynews

Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/skynews and twitter.com/skynewsbreak

Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/skynews

Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/skynews

Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí www.youtube.com/channel/skynewsespanol

For more content go to news.sky.com and download our apps:

Apple itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8

Android play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB

Watch video on channel "Sky News"
The Press Preview - a first look at Friday's headlines.

The Press Preview - a first look at Friday's headlines.

Sky's Jayne Secker takes a first look at Friday's headlines with columnist at the i newspaper Ian Dunt, and the former government minister Anna Soubry. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: Fo...

COVID-19: 'No capacity' - Northern Ireland pleads for armed forces to help.

COVID-19: 'No capacity' - Northern Ireland pleads for armed forces to help.

Northern Ireland has pleaded for the military to help hospital services, saying they are "under pressure as never before" in the COVID crisis. Health minister Robin Swann said staff are "exhausted" and that he was "determined to activate any measu...

German elections: Who is favourite to be Chancellor?.

German elections: Who is favourite to be Chancellor?.

Germans look ahead to end of Chancellor Merkel as they prepare to vote but many are still repairing after the nations' flooding. The politician of choice was Armin Laschet but he has fallen in the polls with the Christian Democrats Union's Olaf Sc...

Good weather sees migrant journeys rise

Good weather sees migrant journeys rise

Many make the crossing from France to the UK as the weather becomes favourable. Some have payed thousands to smuggling gangs to make the illegal journey with no guarantee of it paying off. Questions are now being asked about how the UK can make Fr...

Exclusive: Climate lawsuits could see governments pay over £13 billion to firms over policy shift.

Exclusive: Climate lawsuits could see governments pay over £13 billion to firms over policy shift.

Five big companies are suing governments for a possible loss of earnings due to the shift away from fossil fuels around the world. One example is the Dutch government's move to shut down coal-fired power plants by 2030 with the German company Unip...