Parents off work and looking after a child with Covid are among the workers self-isolating who could be entitled to £500 in government help.
A cold weather alert has been issued warning of below freezing temperatures, ice and severe frosts for the coming days.
Thousands of people are discovering they've got Covid as Omicron sweeps the country - here's what you should do if you get a positive test at home.
Pubs, bars and clubs could be allowed to stay open longer to celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee under new Home Office plans.
From meteor showers to a partial eclipse and a supermoon - here's our guide to the best stargazing events happening in 2022.
From street parties, live music and parades to free books and new medals for emergency workers - here's a guide to The Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
It can be the hardest night of the year for getting children to bed – but these top tips for a Christmas Eve bedtime routine will help.
Covid test sites will open on Christmas Day and Boxing Day as cases continue to rise across the country.
With the UK facing its biggest ever bird flu outbreak, the UK's chief vet says keepers must ensure they're doing all they can to slow the spread.
Former teachers are being asked to consider returning to the classroom to help cover Covid absences schools are expected to face in January.
Here's what you should do if a Christmas parcel you're waiting for is delayed, damaged or just doesn't ever arrive.
With adults now needing to prove their Covid-19 status to get into larger events here's everything you need to know about the new Covid pass rules.
Around 900 miles of roadworks are to be removed in time for Christmas to try and keep traffic flowing.
Children as young as five will be among those asked to take daily lateral flow tests if they're a close contact of someone with Covid19.
People booking a Covid jab via the NHS website are facing error messages while those ordering home test kits are being asked to come back later.
From home working to how to download a Covid Pass - here's everything you need to know about this week's new Plan B rules.
Two of the UK's biggest supermarkets are offering festive discounts to emergency workers to say thank you for their work in keeping communities safe.
With some festive trees and plants full of toxins that can be harmful to pets, here's 9 that owners should be aware of.
Drivers should expect long delays and some problems on major routes, says the AA, which expects millions of cars to take to the roads this Christmas.
The Geminids meteor shower is taking place this month - here's how to catch one of Mother Nature's very best light shows.