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Russian athletes are still present at Tokyo 2020, despite a ban for the country over a state-sponsored doping scheme
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.
FASHION: The sexualisation of women’s bodies has been evident throughout Olympics history, <strong>Saman Javed</strong> discovers
‘Extraordinary profits’: New Zealand considers breaking up supermarket duopolyReport finds the country’s main grocers, Woolworths and Foodstuffs, make huge profits compared with their international counterparts New Zealand is considering breaking up its supermarket duopoly after a report found the grocers, Woolworths and Foodstuffs, making huge profits compared with international counterparts. Photograph: d3sign/Getty Images
The UK’s first ever bison rangers have been chosen after more than 1,000 people from across the world applied to help introduce the huge mammals into ancient woodland in Kent. A close-knit herd of four European bison is to live in Blean Woods near Canterbury in an effort to restore the habitat. Newly appointed pair Tom Gibbs and Donovan Wright have now started work in what is one of the largest areas of ancient woodland in the country, ahead of bison arriving into the area in 2022.
Japanese officials have sounded alarm after Tokyo reported record-breaking coronavirus cases for two straight days with the Olympics well underway
A COVID-19 vaccine “breakthrough” case is when a vaccinated person gets infected with the coronavirus
The defence lawyer for the first person charged under Hong Kong's national security law argued on Thursday at a final mitigation session before sentencing that his client was a "decent young man" who did something very stupid. Tong Ying-kit, 24, could be sentenced on Friday to several years to life imprisonment after being found guilty by a panel of three judges in the High Court for "terrorist activities" and "inciting secession" in a watershed ruling with long-term implications for the city's judicial landscape. Judges Esther Toh, Anthea Pang and Wilson Chan - picked by city leader Carrie Lam to hear national security cases - ruled on Tuesday that this slogan was "capable of inciting others to commit secession".
The Thursday papers cover more moves to continue Britain’s emergence from the pandemic, plus a possible end to Northern accents.
First it was Naomi Osaka, now weeks later a tearful Simone Biles. Two of the biggest names in sport have publicly revealed that they are struggling with their mental health—and they could be the catalyst for wider change. The superstar American gymnast Biles on Tuesday stunned the Tokyo Olympics when she pulled out of the women’s team final, saying: “I have to do what’s right for me and focus on my mental health and not jeopardise my health and my wellbeing.”The 24-year-old had already hinted th
Three schoolteachers in Washington state who sued chemical company Monsanto over exposure to materials in fluorescent lights have been awarded $185 million
Thailand: Bangkok warehouse turned into 1,800-bed hospital as Covid crisis worsensA cargo facility at the capital’s airport will care for patients with moderate Covid symptoms as Thailand sees record casesSee all our coronavirus coverage Volunteers prepare to convert an air cargo warehouse into a coronavirus field hospital at Bangkok airport Photograph: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters
US fed decided to keep its interest rate near zero, helping US and Asian markets
The progressive advocacy group Our Revolution is rebranding now that Bernie Sanders is no longer the undisputed leader of the left
US superstar Caeleb Dressel flew faster than Kyle Chalmers to add the Olympic 100m freestyle crown to his two world titles Thursday, as China's women sparked a huge upset with a new world record to win the 4x200m relay.
A thunderstorm brought a spectacular lightning display above Rockville, Maryland, on July 28.A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for parts of Maryland northwest of Washington by the National Weather Service, cautioning of winds of up to 60 mph. Credit: jfcwtf via Storyful
Coalition to pay consultants McKinsey $2.2m for two months’ work but won’t reveal nature of jobGovernment keeping even basic details of contract confidential, with website saying only that it relates to research and a ‘workforce taskforce’ The federal government did not answer questions about how it selected McKinsey for the $2.2m confidential contract or why it is being paid so much. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters
A lawyer for the first person convicted under Hong Kong’s national security law has asked for no more than 10 years in prison
Little Mix’s wax figures have been unveiled at Madame Tussauds and fans are going crazy with excitement. The figures feature all the band members including Jesy Nelson, who left the group just a few months ago to launch her solo career. Little Mix join the likes of Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé, Dua Lipa, Stormzy and Taylor Swift at Madame Tussauds.
TV tonight: a love triangle that may have led to murder. A documentary charts police attempts to solve a perplexing killing. Plus: the best of Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan. Here’s what to watch tonight