Patrick Vallance said there is so far no evidence that the mass gatherings seen in England in recent weeks had led to a rise in COVID-19 cases.
The government has made public gatherings of more than 30 people illegal ahead of a further lifting of COVID-19 restrictions this weekend.
Temisan Oritsejafor, 41, has been jailed for eight months after attacking PC Annie Napier at his flat in Vincent Wyles House in Wyken, Coventry in April.
Criminals advertise puppies for sale online and prevent customers visiting the animals in person before buying, due to COVID-19 social distancing measures.
Amsterdam-based artist Bas Uterwijk combines photography, AI technology and design techniques to bring some of history's most enigmatic characters to life.
Hackney Council issued 193 fines at London Fields for urinating, defecating and littering in May and June as well as 13 antisocial behaviour notices.
David Starkey said slavery wasn't genocide because "so many damn blacks survived" and has been widely condemned by politicians and academics.
Officers found the luxury car had been stripped of its wheels, engine, seats, bonnet and interior and dumped in Aston Hall Road, Birmingham.
Scientific group Independent Sage described the local lockdown as "predictable and avoidable".
Stoke-On-Trent residents have reported a 10% rise of indoor sightings, as hungry rodents adapt their behaviour to find food during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Football coach Louis O'Neill died from a blood clot after spending his time playing computer games during lockdown.
Witnesses have told of their horror after a man was shot dead by police and six people were left injured in Glasgow city centre.
WHO chief Dr Tedros warned European nations were still at risk of a second COVID-19 spike as Brits defied social distancing this week.
The health secretary said it will close beaches and public areas if social distancing is flouted after Brits flocked to the coast on the hottest day of the year.
Violent and mentally ill Jonty Bravery, 18, was told he may never be released from prison as he was sentenced for the attempted murder of the six-year-old French boy.
International newspapers have described scenes of Brits flocking to beaches as “shocking” during the UK coronavirus pandemic.
Paul Appleton, 47, was found guilty in March - but escaped jail due to a delay in his case caused by the COVID-19 lockdown.
Dr Priyamvada Gopal, a professor in colonial and postcolonial literature, faced a torrent of racial abuse for a series of tweets she posted on Tuesday.
The family of Simeon Francis, 35 - who died in police custody after he was arrested in May - have lodged a complaint after video emerged of him being restrained.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday warned how more than 150,000 cases of COVID-19 were reported in a single day on Thursday.
Johnson said rugby fans should not be banned from singing the song as the RFU reviews the song's historical context, amid the Black Lives Matter movement.
Police are appealing for the family of Constable George C.Murray - one of two officers killed during an air raid in Tynemouth in 1941 - to come forward.
Nasa has revealed the winners of a competition to find the best images taken by its 70-strong team of professional photographers.The Nasa Photographer of the Year competition highlights some of the breathtaking images taken by its staff during 2019.Stunning pictures capture scientists, astronauts and staff conducting their work across ten field centres across the US.The contest was split into four categories: “Places”, “Documentation”, “People” and “Portraits”.After judging hundreds of entries, the winning and runner up snaps were whittled down to just under 10.Locations include the Goddard Space Centre in Maryland, Florida’s Kennedy Space Center, the Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia and the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
Living Coasts zoo in Devon announced it would close down due to the COVID-19 lockdown, leaving the future of its wildlife in doubt.