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.
A new national UK police memorial has been created at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire to honour officers and staff who have lost their lives. Lead designer Walter Jack said he hopes the sight will be a place of "solace" as people remember service men and women. .
The summer bonanza of sport is about to get even bigger as the greatest spectacle on Earth blasts off in Tokyo. With Team GB gunning for another bumper medal haul, Kerry Potter meets five exciting names to watch (and cheer on)