People who are told to isolate by the contact tracing app will not be able to claim financial support after lockdown ends, and may not be able to before Christmas, Sky News can reveal.
Twitter is now warning users when they attempt to 'like' a disputed tweet as part of its efforts to tackle misinformation.
The EU's aviation regulator has revealed plans to approve the return of 737 MAX to Europe's skies within weeks.
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has accused the government of "mismanagement" as he criticised plans for air passenger testing which will shorten quarantine periods.
Travellers who arrive in England from countries with high infection rates will be able to shorten their quarantine from 14 days to five if they test negative for coronavirus on the fifth day, the Department of Transport has said.
Sixteen-year-old Charli D'Amelio has become the first TikTok star to surpass 100 million followers.
Two Charles Darwin notebooks, believed to be worth millions of pounds, have been reported stolen from Cambridge University Library 20 years after they were last seen.
Another of Britain's retail energy groups is in emergency talks to avert its collapse, underlining the growing crisis in a sector facing a wave of bad debts because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A fintech platform which powers the digital banks of Santander, Oaknorth and N26 is targeting a major capital injection in a bid to spur its growth rate.
As the government embarks on a mass testing plan for England, Sky News has looked at the different types of tests available.
Elon Musk has passed Bill Gates to become the world's second richest man as Tesla's share price continues to soar.
A bill that would give the government greater powers to shut out high-risk vendors from the UK's telecoms infrastructure will be put before parliament on Tuesday.
China has successfully launched a robotic spacecraft to the moon to bring samples of lunar rock back to earth.
Nearly nine in ten senior roles in financial services are held by people from the higher third of socio-economic backgrounds, according to a study.
Apple's head of global security has been charged with bribery.
Public Health England has described as "misleading" research which suggests a link between an estimated 1,500 coronavirus deaths and a spreadsheet glitch that delayed thousands of people being referred to the Test and Trace system.
Nearly nine out of 10 Black Friday deals could be found at the same price or cheaper earlier in the year, according to analysis.
England's second national lockdown will be lifted on 2 December when a revised three-tiered system of restrictions will allow shops, gyms and hairdressers to reopen across the country.
The government has been accused of "killing Christmas" for hospitality businesses and their staff through tough new restrictions after England's second coronavirus lockdown ends next week.
A son of the former Arsenal FC owner David Dein is toasting a big payday from the sale of a stake in his fast-growing fintech company to an American group.
The Bank of England governor has warned that a no-deal Brexit would end up causing deeper long-term damage to the UK economy than the COVID-19 pandemic.
The family owned conglomerate behind the Costcutter convenience store network is exploring a sale of its giant distribution arm.
Leon, the restaurant chain co-founded by Boris Johnson’s 'food tsar', Henry Dimbleby, is exploring an insolvency mechanism in an attempt to preserve itself during the coronavirus pandemic.
The AA's board is set to recommend a takeover which values shares in the debt-laden roadside recovery company at a fraction of their price when it floated on the stock market six years ago.
Boris Johnson is hoping to lace his latest COVID crackdown with more good cheer, with ministers working on plans to allow families to meet up in a festive bubble.
The Oxford vaccine is up to 90% effective in preventing COVID-19, according to tests on thousands of volunteers.
Cineworld has secured a $750m (£552m) funding lifeline to see it through the coronavirus crisis until a hoped-for reopening of screens in the spring.
Former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was wrongly detained in Japan, according to a panel of human rights experts working with the United Nations.
The Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine is a collaboration between a pharmaceutical giant and an ancient institution aiming to become as adept at monetising its discoveries as it is at making them.
Britain is set for a "double dip" downturn after the latest lockdown resulted in business activity shrinking this month, according to a closely-watched business survey.
It is not going to be an easy week for Boris Johnson or Rishi Sunak.
Rishi Sunak has told Sky News there will be no return to austerity in his upcoming spending review, but hinted at a future public sector pay freeze.
Donald Trump has defended pulling out of the Paris climate change agreement, saying it was "designed to kill the American economy" and that he acted to save "millions" of jobs.
Americans could start receiving a COVID-19 vaccine as early as 11 December, according to the chief scientific adviser for the US government's vaccine programme.
On 30 October, something changed in England. Right across the country, people started to go out.
Almost half of the UK's manufacturers are unhappy with the government's efforts to "level-up" the country.
An experimental drug used by Donald Trump when he had COVID-19 has received emergency approval by US health authorities.
A former chairman of Centrica is being lined up to lead the AA by the consortium which hopes to agree a £3bn takeover of Britain’s biggest roadside recovery service this week.
Intensive care nurse Karen Simeson is the first person on the planet to get a new antibody cocktail injection specifically designed to protect people from COVID-19.
A satellite that will allow British scientists to measure sea levels has been launched into space on a SpaceX rocket.
Crossrail, London's long-delayed £19bn east-to-west rail link, faces being "mothballed" without the release of urgent new government funding, the capital's transport chief has warned ministers.
Manchester United have been hit by a cyber attack on their systems, but they are not "currently aware of any breach of personal data associated with our fans and customers".
A man has been arrested by FBI special agents in Los Angeles on charges of recklessly flying a drone that crashed into a police helicopter.
Microplastics have been discovered in snow and stream water close to the summit of Mount Everest, according to new research.
The last nine months have been dominated by the health emergency of coronavirus.
Confidential notes seen by Sky News reveal European Union officials think a Brexit deal is 95% agreed - but show the extent of anxiety over the potential impact if negotiations break down.
Many UK food manufacturers are planning to stop supplying Northern Ireland once the Brexit transition period ends on 1 January, industry experts warn.
Britain's biggest airport is to furlough its entire senior management team apart from its chief executive and pave the way for more permanent job losses, underlining its pessimism about the aviation industry's short-term recovery prospects.
Freezing pay for millions of public sector workers has been described as a "cruel body blow" by unions.
The City billionaire Lord Spencer is spearheading a £16m investment in Glasswall, a British cybersecurity specialist which is trying to transform its performance under a new management team.
Public sector net borrowing is estimated to have been £22.3bn in October - the sixth-highest borrowing in any month since monthly records began in 1993.
Gu Puds, one of Britain's best-known desserts brands, is being put up for sale by its privately owned parent company as homebound consumers comfort-eat their way through the coronavirus pandemic.
UK retail sales volumes in October were 1.2% higher than in September, growing for the sixth consecutive month, according to the Office for National Statistics.
UK security officials have warned cyber space will be the "most contested domain" for enemies and allies over the coming years.
UK households are expected to have spent £6,600 less this year after the pandemic slashed demand for holidays, eating out and transport, according to new research.
Brexit trade talks will be suspended "for a short period" at a senior level after one of the EU's negotiators tested positive for COVID-19.
Fashion chains Peacocks and Jaeger have gone into administration - putting more than 4,700 jobs at risk after the latest lockdown hampered efforts to find a buyer.
During the last decade, the world has had to get used to central banks such as the Bank of Japan, the Swiss National Bank and the European Central Bank imposing negative interest rates.
Gamers hoping to buy a PlayStation 5 on its release day have been met by long queues and crashing websites as retailers struggle to cope with demand.
Supermarkets are the most common places that people have visited in the days leading up to a positive coronavirus test reported to the Test and Trace app in England, new data suggests.
The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University produces a strong immune response in older adults, data from early trials has shown.
Marks & Spencer is planning to open most of its stores until midnight in the run-up to Christmas to allow shoppers and staff "the time and space they need to social distance".
A group of global investors including Qatar's main sovereign wealth fund are in advanced talks to back a new Lloyd's of London vehicle which will be among the largest British insurers to be launched in the last decade.
The boss of Britain's biggest nightclub operator has warned landlords that the company faces collapse unless a sale is agreed imminently - putting more than 1,000 jobs at risk.
Boris Johnson has vowed to "restore Britain's position as the foremost naval power in Europe" as part of a multi-billion pound boost to defence spending.
A nasal spray purportedly capable of preventing infection from coronavirus, as well as stopping people from infecting others, has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Hundreds of London black cabs have been mothballed in fields around the capital because work has dried up during the coronavirus pandemic.
One in seven companies fear they are at risk of collapse in the next three months, according to a survey by the Office for National Statistics.
An emergency reinsurance scheme set up to cover billions of pounds worth of transactions during the coronavirus crisis should be extended until the middle of next year, food industry chiefs have urged the government.
Boris Johnson will announce the biggest investment in defence since the Cold War, saying the UK has a chance to end an "era of retreat" with a new space command, cyber force and artificial intelligence agency.
Holiday and airline group Jet2 has blamed the coronavirus pandemic after posting a £111m loss in the six months to September.
Royal Mail has revealed a £20m group operating loss in the first half of 2020, while insisting that a rise in parcel deliveries during the pandemic will improve its outlook.
Apple will pay $113m (£85m) to settle a case alleging it deliberately deceived consumers by slowing down older iPhones to help extend the life of their batteries.
ComparetheMarket has been fined £17.9m after the regulator found the company had breached competition law.
With the housing market booming, how is there a housing crisis at the bottom end of the property ladder?
Official figures have charted a new record high for UK house prices amid chaos inflicted on the market during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Businesses should be given at least seven days' notice of the government's lockdown exit plan so they can prepare for the key Christmas trading period, the CBI has said.
Regulators have cleared Boeing's 737 MAX to fly again, 20 months after the fleet was grounded globally following two fatal crashes.
Europe's largest veterinary group is drawing up plans for a stock market listing that could catapult it straight into London's FTSE-100 index.
New petrol and diesel cars will be banned from sale after 2030, the government has announced.
A boom in cycling during the pandemic has helped Halfords double half-year profits - but it warned that the latest lockdown is taking its toll as demand for car parts sinks.
Could it be that two years of agony for Boeing are finally over?
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has now proved 95% effective in preventing coronavirus and has met the safety criteria needed for emergency authorisation, the firms have said.
Life-threatening neurological complications are increasingly being reported in COVID-19 patients with hypertension and diabetes, according to a new study.
The owner of Moonpig, the online greeting cards retailer, is among a pack of prospective suitors eyeing bids for Notonthehighstreet.
Hospitality chiefs have issued a fresh plea to ministers to help ease the financial crisis facing the sector by forcing landlords to waive at least half the rent they were owed during operators' enforced closure.
A missile fired from a US Navy warship in the Pacific Ocean successfully intercepted a test intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the first time, the US military has announced.
Nissan says it is "ready" to meet the prime minister's goal to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030 but repeated a warning that its UK operations would not be sustainable if Brexit significantly raises its costs.
RSA Insurance, best known for its More Than brand, has revealed unanimous board support for a £7.2bn takeover that would carve up the company.
Higher fashion and food costs have driven a larger than expected increase in the rate of inflation.
British Airways has announced it will test passengers for COVID-19 in a bid to prove the UK's quarantine policy should be scrapped.
Companies recommended by MPs, peers and advisers were given priority to win government contracts as it scrambled to respond to the coronavirus outbreak, the public spending watchdog has found.
The Bank of England governor has welcomed "light at the end of the tunnel" after some promising coronavirus vaccine results but warned the UK economy faces lasting changes after the pandemic.
The biggest development in investing during the last two decades or so has been the rise and rise of so-called "passive" investments - low-cost tracker funds that seek to replicate the performance of a particular stock index.
A Spanish businessman was paid more than $28m (£21m) as part of a "lucrative" deal by a Florida company to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) to the UK government, US court documents reveal.
EasyJet has revealed the first annual loss in its 25-year history of £1.27bn - a result of the virus crisis turbulence that grounded airlines globally.
The giant American investor which bought £13bn of mortgages from British taxpayers in 2015 is in talks to take control of The Co-operative Bank.
Textiles firm Johnson Service has embarked on a shake-up which will see 1,550 jobs go as the pandemic crushes demand from the hospitality sector.
A manhunt is underway after £5m of Apple products were stolen from a lorry on the M1, police have said.
Born at just 28 completed weeks of pregnancy, twins Zaki and Mileka were premature and suffered from multiple health conditions, which were a cause of serious concern for their parents.
People may struggle to get their Christmas orders delivered in time this year, with a haulage boss warning that chaos at Britain's biggest port is "getting worse" and will lead to a "very challenging" festive season.
UK lenders Sainsbury's Bank and the Co-operative Bank have revealed separate takeover approaches.
A leading British fintech group will this week announce a strategic investment from a division of PayPal as it seeks to grow its share of the $2trn global payments industry.
The UK's foreign aid spending target could temporarily be cut in order to help pay for the coronavirus crisis, it has emerged.
Sectors of the economy worst hit by the coronavirus crisis have pleaded for clarity over how they can reopen safely in time for the crucial Christmas season.
A SpaceX vessel carrying four astronauts has docked with the International Space Station (ISS).
Some British ports will find it "impossible" to carry out checks on fresh food and plant imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit, industry groups have warned parliament.
The private equity backer of Dr Martens has picked two Wall Street giants to spearhead a blockbuster London listing of the renowned British footwear brand.
Mouthwash is able to kill COVID-19 within 30 seconds of exposure to it in a laboratory, a scientific study has found.
The European Union is looking into plans to rush through a Brexit deal before the end of the year, even if talks drag on into December.
Many iPhone users are experiencing issues with getting the NHS COVID-19 app to launch on their phones.