Howard Beckett row shows Labour must avoid new "war of the roses" with the union movement.
Boris Johnson says doubling of cases in a week "could pose a serious disruption to our progress".
Official figures published on Friday suggest England's R rate has risen slightly to between 0.8 and 1.1.
The prime minister will speak at 5pm amid a spike in cases of the India variant.
Shadow minister says the news is an “enormous shock” but doctors expect him to make full recovery.
Anum Qaisar-Javed is Scotland's second ever Muslim MP and vows to “fight for independence”.
A surge in cases has put the easing of restrictions on June 21 at risk.
Disingenuous or delusional? Who would employ someone who botches their own reputation management?
HuffPost UK understands Labour has suspended Unite leadership contender Howard Beckett.
Kevin Hollinrake, an aide to Michael Gove, tells HuffPost UK it will take 30 years to resolve the north-south divide.