England Euro 2020 team immediately remove medals
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England Euro 2020 team immediately remove medals
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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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The new rules will be in place from 4am on Monday, with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps expressing hopes that the US will become more relaxed about allowing Britons to visit “in time”. A Liverpool fan who suffered life-changing injuries in the Hillsborough disaster has died. The family of Andrew Devine, 55, said he died on Tuesday, 32 years after he was badly hurt in the tragedy at the FA Cup semi-final on April 15 1989.
Japanese officials have sounded alarm after Tokyo reported record-breaking coronavirus cases for two straight days with the Olympics well underway
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On a stretch of water that has been the undoing of all manner of British boats, Helen Glover could not quite pull off the mother of all comebacks. It has become the position of choice for British crews in Tokyo, two having done so yesterday and the women’s lightweight double sculls also finishing in that spot. Glover has been the stand-out story of the Games from a British rowing perspective.
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Record funding for flood defences in England as climate crisis worsens risksBillions to be spent over six years with significant sums for regions hit hard in recent years Flooding will get more common as a result of global heating because warmer air can hold more water. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA
The mother of three and Polly Swann finished fourth in the Olympic women’s pairs final.
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SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australia's military will help enforce a lockdown in Sydney after the city of 6 million posted a record daily rise in COVID-19 cases on Thursday and state authorities said the outbreak was likely to get worse. The lockdown of Australia's biggest city has increased pressure on Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who is now trailing in opinion polls, and heightened concern that Australia's A$2 trillion ($1.5 trillion) economy could slide into recession. Despite an extended lockdown in Sydney since an outbreak of the highly infectious Delta variant, 239 new locally acquired coronavirus cases were recorded in the city over a 24-hour period, the biggest daily rise since the pandemic began.
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It is day six here at the Tokyo Olympic Games and for once, our early morning update doesn’t bring you news of more British medals. Helen Glover’s quest for what would have been a remarkable Olympic medal ended in narrow failure as she and Polly Swann finished fourth in the women’s pair. There was another near-miss for the British rowing team as Imogen Grant and Emily Craig missed out on a medal by 0.01 seconds in the lightweight double sculls.
Brown floodwater surged down a street in Cedar City, Utah, on July 26, amid flash flood warnings issued by the National Weather Service.Robert Rollo filmed video showing a portable toilet and wheelie bin being washed away in the floods.Local weather services recorded 2.14 inches of rainfall in just over an hour on Monday, while the Cedar City mayor declared a State of Emergency due to intense flooding. Credit: Robert Rollo via Storyful