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Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe and their teammates clear favourites to win gold
‘Frankly, I’d be embarrassed’ said the New York congresswoman
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
Fellow actor Peter Egan calls for inflicting suffering on laboratory animals to be made illegal
Russian athletes are still present at Tokyo 2020, despite a ban for the country over a state-sponsored doping scheme
Freestyle swimmer needs three gold medals to tie Jenny Thompson’s Olympic record
Breaststroke specialist continues to dominate discipline five years on from triumph at Rio Olympics
Much of the UK is to allow people visiting from the US and EU who are fully vaccinated to enter without the need to quarantine.
“With all the fires and the heat, people are connecting the dots that this is climate change caused by fossil fuels,” a local official said
Two gold medals will be awarded in 3x3 basketball at this summer’s Olympics, with eight male and eight female teams competing at the Aomi Urban Sports Park
This year’s summer Games are receiving record-low ratings and many viewer complaints
A global microchip shortage is adding to the problems affecting the motor industry.
Facebook was given the thumbs down by Wall Street despite doubling quarterly profits as it warned growth will slow sharply in coming months. The company, which owns the Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp platforms, has - like other tech giants - prospered through the pandemic as consumers spend more time online. Founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said: "We had a strong quarter as we continue to help businesses grow and people stay connected."
The funding is part of the coastal erosion investment plan and will benefit over 1,000 local schemes and help protect homes and businesses.
MPs and peers have launched a new committee to scrutinise the Government’s proposed legislation for regulating online platforms.
’You are killing me‘: Police pistol-whip and choke suspect in horrific bodycam footage
A new campaign similar to the "five a day" healthy eating message should encourage kids to do at least an hour's exercise a day amid fears about the impact of COVID lockdowns on children's activity levels, MPs have said. In a new report by the House of Commons' digital, culture, media and sport committee, the government is also urged to set up a "Work Out to Help Out" scheme - similar to last summer's "Eat Out to Help Out" campaign - to get people participating in organised sport. The group of MPs also want more action to protect grassroots sporting clubs, which have nurtured many of Great Britain's athletes currently competing at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
A judge in El Salvador has ordered the pre-trial arrest of 10 former government officials, including ex-President Salvador Sánchez Cerén, on corruption charges
Boris Johnson is urging world leaders to dip into their pockets to boost children's education across the globe and help avoid a "legacy of wasted talent" as a result of the coronavirus crisis. The prime minister will host a summit in London on Thursday with the aim of fundraising among governments, business and charities for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). The GPE aims to raise $5bn (£3.6bn) over the next five years in order to get 175 million more children into education around the world.