A Sage adviser has argued it's 'untenable' for Johnson to blame these grim numbers 'entirely on the new variant'.
The PM once again called for people to take responsibility for their health during the coronavirus pandemic.
The PM was under pressure after Priti Patel said she argued for the borders to be shut to international visitors in March last year.
Johnson is facing fresh scrutiny over his past relationship with the outgoing US president.
This is the moment House of Commons speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle rebukes Boris Johnson for labelling Sir Keir Starmer a hypocrite.
Boris Johnson has confirmed coronavirus vaccines in the UK will soon be administered 24 hours a day.
Marcus Rashford has hit out at the 'meagre' hampers, which caused outrage after photos of the lunches emerged on social media.
The government has said people who want to go for a seven-mile bike ride during the coronavirus lockdown should 'go for it'.
In his first public speech addressing the issue, Johnson said of Trump's incendiary words: 'I believe that was completely wrong.'
This is the moment Boris Johnson shuts down a Tory MP who accuses him of 'pettifogging malice' for imposing a third coronavirus lockdown.
Schools that had ordered a full week’s worth of dinners in advance before the lockdown announcement will now be forced to discard them.
The prime minister is scheduled to hold a press conference from Number 10 later on Tuesday.
Hospital admissions are higher than they were during the first peak of the coronavirus pandemic last spring.