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Everything you need to know about the latest travel announcements
Boris Johnson lifted the vast majority of the remaining Covid-19 restrictions in England on July 19, as the country moved to step four of its coronavirus lockdown roadmap. Every adult in the UK should have had the chance to have both doses of a coronavirus vaccine by mid-September, the Government said. The government has said it was not expecting work in offices to be completely back on July 19.
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This summer 16 men’s sides and 12 women’s teams will compete in the football competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. There’s no GB squad in the men’s competition but Steph Houghton and Co will represent the nations in the women’s game. There are no age restrictions for players in the women’s tournament but men’s squads are restricted to players under 24 years of age - with three overage players allowed.
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What are the possible changes we can expect for EU and US travel
The <a href="/topic/tokyo-olympics">Tokyo Olympics</a> got under way with the opening ceremony at the New National Stadium on Friday 23 July and concludes on Sunday 8 August
Number 10 has said it is ‘crucial for people to quarantine in line with the app’s recommendation.
Russian athletes are still present at Tokyo 2020, despite a ban for the country over a state-sponsored doping scheme
The UK’s economy is forecast to have the joint fastest growth in the G7 in 2021, but was the worst hit of any G7 country last year.
Boris Johnson has begged everyone to “stick with the programme” but he acknowledged there have been frustrations with the self-isolation system. More than 600,000 people using the NHS Covid-19 app in England and Wales were sent alerts in the week between July 8 and 15 causing widespread staff shortages. Self-isolation is the one that we’ve got.
Lydia Jacoby, the first Alaskan-born swimmer to compete in the Olympics, won gold during the women’s 100-meter breaststroke at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 27, much to the joy of her small hometown of Seward.This video taken by Instagram user @dietznate in Seward, Alaska, shows a crowd cheering Jacoby’s win.“Seward put on an event so all the locals could watch Lydia together,” @dietznate told Storyful. “It was magical!”Seventeen-year-old Jacoby overtook US teammate and defending champion Lilly King to clinch the gold medal at the Tokyo Aquatics Center. Credit: @dietznate via Storyful
The government will consider easing restrictions for travellers from the EU and the US this week, according to reports. A senior airport executive reportedly said he was confident ministers would expand quarantine exemptions “imminently” because it would help the tourism sector. Apparently the decision will be based on the government’s review of the traffic light system which will conclude this week.
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Ministers will need to foster a different kind of proactive state, using measures such as wearing masks, to facilitate normal life rather than to confine us from it
The Prime Minister was chatting to police dog handlers when he shared the information about his pet Dilyn’s behaviour.
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