More than a dozen Tier 2 areas are among the worst for COVID-19 in England, while some Tier 3 areas are now among the lowest, Sky News analysis has found.
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning.
The public ballot for 1,000 tickets is open until midday on Friday.
A minister has defended allowing UEFA officials and VIP fans to attend games in the latter stages of Euro 2020 at Wembley Stadium.
Scotland's exit from Euro 2020 and a roadmap for ending Covid restrictions make Scotland's front pages.
The Alan Turing £50 banknote has begun to enter circulation - as a giant artwork of the wartime hero has been installed at the heart of GCHQ.
The eight-year-old girl has been posting letters to her dad, who passed away when she was four months.
A couple who had to rearrange their wedding seven times have finally been able to tie the knot.
Scientists expect the variant, first found in India, to be the dominant strain in NI by the end of June.
COVID-19 and respiratory illnesses could result in a "perfect storm" this winter, ruining plans to deal with the backlog of patients needing NHS care.
Police forces must review why a large number of domestic cases are being dropped, after victims faced greater risk during the pandemic, according to the police watchdog.
England and Wales have qualified for the knockout stages of Euro 2020.
Pressure is on the Welsh government to speed up promised improvements to services across Wales.
How Britain's youngest billionaire works differently - setting his firm up to thrive in lockdown.
From blackmail to bullying, those with experience of the inside unpick the hard-hitting BBC drama.
Five years on from referendum, it turns out there were far more EU nationals in the UK than was thought.
The appeal centres around whether under-16s can consent to using puberty blockers.
A behind-the-scenes look inside a high-security banknote printing plant.
With Britain's offshore wind power capacity growing at speed, we see how huge turbines are installed.
So now the tournament really begins for England. They got the job done against the Czech Republic, just about.
"No Scotland, no party", chants the Tartan Army and that seems fair enough.
A mix of stories lead Wednesday's front pages, including fresh hopes for changes to travel quarantine rules.
Scotland fans endure joyous highs and familiar lows as the Euros campaign ends in defeat by Croatia.
Leah Walker says she was "devastated" when her abuser was allowed back to the area where she lives.
Scotland's dream of making history by progressing at Euro 2020 came to a sobering end with a heart-breaking defeat to Croatia at Hampden.
Nine Catalonian separatists have been pardoned by Spain's prime minister.
Scotland have been knocked out of Euro 2020 after losing 3-1 against Croatia and finishing bottom of Group D.
Modern day technologies should prevent stranded sailors from resorting to cannibalism, a government minister hopes.
A young, transient population means London is at risk of developing Covid-19 variants, health experts say.
A mistranslation of a Welsh post inserts the word sex into a tourism question for a national park.
There has been a surge in COVID-19 infection rates in the under-30s across most of England, but in some of the hardest-hit parts of the North West cases are starting to fall.
CCTV set up by a person whose pet was killed showed Steven Bouquet stabbing a cat, a court hears.
Unite calls off strikes and says talks with management at the cereal manufacturer will continue.
Asif Ali smashed the boundary - and his car's back window - during a cup match.
The snake named Gav, which belongs to the vehicle's owners, had been missing for two weeks.
DNA evidence links Danyal Hussein to the murder of Nicole Smallman and Bibaa Henry, a court hears.
Emirati human rights activist Alaa Al-Siddiq is named as the woman who died in a Oxfordshire crash.
With the UK no longer in the EU, its programmes could be excluded from European content quotas.
A force spokesperson says neighbourhood and response policing in the county is unaffected.
Two England players are self-isolating after a Scotland player tested positive for Covid.
Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of "discourtesy bordering on contempt" after announcing a Manchester travel ban without consulting Members of Scottish Parliament first.
Richard McCann, whose mother was killed by Peter Sutcliffe, said he was "gobsmacked" by the image.
The PM's ex-top aide told officials to "immediately" issue a £530,000 grant with "no procurement".
The officer was attacked by three men as he tried to make an arrest in Middlesbrough on Saturday.
The UK has reported 11,625 new COVID cases - the highest since mid-February - and 27 coronavirus-related deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
Jodey Whiting's mother wants the High Court to grant a second inquest into her daughter's death.
Andrew Hall was involved in a "violent struggle" with police and later died in hospital.
Rising cases mean the country will not be moving to the lowest level zero restrictions next week.
A charity makes a fresh bid for medals for veterans who helped develop Britain's nuclear weapons.
The G7 summit and half-term holidays have been blamed but the council and government dispute that.
But pain relief should be part of the discussion when fitting this type of contraceptive, say experts.
Packaging firm DS Smith is working with local councils to increase the amount of cardboard for recycling.
More than 60,000 fans will now be allowed to attend the semi-finals and final of Euro 2020 at Wembley - 75% of the stadium's capacity.
Ministers are "working on" plans for quarantine-free travel from amber list countries if vaccinated.
Confusion arose over the decision to force England footballers Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell to isolate after Scotland player Billy Gilmour tested positive for COVID-19.
Two veterans of the political landscape, Gerry Adams and Lord Empey, offer their views to BBC News NI.
Choreographer Rosy May produces performance on the evolution of Caribbean dance.
A new education report by a group of MPs has caused debate because of references to white privilege.
Tracey McArthur died in Plymouth on or before 1 June 1976.
A coroner asks to see notes from the serial killer's final weeks before he died with coronavirus.