COVID-19: UK 'acted as quickly as possible' on variant found in Brazil.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP says the government acted 'extremely quickly' identifying the coronavirus Brazil variant.

He told Sky the government moved as soon as it had found the new variant after completing genome sequencing - the process that finds new mutations.

He also denied they had known about the variant originating from Brazil for longer than Sunday.

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Pope Francis meets with senior Iraqi Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani.

Pope Francis meets with senior Iraqi Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani.

Pope Francis has met Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani - Iraq's top Shia cleric - at the Islamic scholar's home in the Iraqi city of Najaf. Sky's Mark Stone has the latest from Mosul, Iraq. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: Follow us ...

'I haven't had a visitor for six months but tomorrow one of my granddaughters is coming'.

'I haven't had a visitor for six months but tomorrow one of my granddaughters is coming'.

"I haven't had a visitor for six months but tomorrow one of my granddaughters is coming and I couldn't be happier." Care home resident Bob Skinner talks to Sky News about the "ups and downs" he's experienced of life in #COVID19 lockdown, saying "y...

'I was prepared to die': Nun protects protesters in Myanmar's 'Tiananmen moment'.

'I was prepared to die': Nun protects protesters in Myanmar's 'Tiananmen moment'.

In what's being described as Myanmar's 'Tiananmen moment', Sky speaks to a nun who stopped soldiers from attacking anti-coup protesters. Dozens of demonstrators have been killed during a brutal crackdown by the military in Myanmar. Sky's Southeast...

Sky News Breakfast: Myanmar's 'Tiananmen moment' and NHS pay row.

Sky News Breakfast: Myanmar's 'Tiananmen moment' and NHS pay row.

On your Sky News Breakfast menu: - A moment of courage in Myanmar's deadly demonstrations as a nun filmed pleading to protect protesters says she was ready to die - NHS trusts accuse the government of snatching away a promised larger pay rise for ...

Press Preview - A first look inside Saturday's newspapers.

Press Preview - A first look inside Saturday's newspapers.

See what's making Saturday morning's newspaper headlines with the director of the Demos think tank, Polly Mackenzie, and the journalist and chair of the Bright Blue think tank, Sarah Sands. You can get a first look at the rest of the front pages h...