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Russian athletes are still present at Tokyo 2020, despite a ban for the country over a state-sponsored doping scheme
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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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Three more people were found dead after Tuesday's explosion at an industrial park in western Germany, bringing the death toll from the blast to five, police and prosecutors said on Thursday. Police are investigating what caused the explosion that rocked the Chempark site in Leverkusen, home to chemicals companies including Bayer and Lanxess, and led to a fire in a tank containing solvents.
Members of the West End cast of The Lion King have said they are “ecstatic” and “emotional” ahead of the reopening of the award-winning show. The Disney musical will return to the Lyceum Theatre on July 29 for the first time since the production had to close in March 2020. The show, which was the West End’s best-selling stage production when it closed, has been running in London for 22 years and has been seen by more than 16 million people during that time.
A further 85 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid as of Thursday, bringing the UK total to 129,515. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been 154,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid was mentioned on the death certificate. Government data up to July 28 shows that of the 84,515,367 Covid jabs given in the UK, 46,733,115 were first doses, a rise of 43,873 on the previous day.
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Blues guitar legend Buddy Guy has influenced some the greatest guitarists of all time, including Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Gary Clarke Jr. to name a few
Archer fish, which measure between 10in and 12in, can aim precisely thanks to their slender profile and face shape.
Thousands of Guatemalans have taken to the streets in protest, blocking highways and calling for a national strike over the government’s apparent unwillingness to tackle corruption
Young wildlife vet Constantinos Antoniou, known in his country and among animal lovers as the "Birdman of Cyprus", passionately takes care of hundreds of wounded or sick wild birds every year before releasing them back to their natural habitat.
A Virginia special prosecutor has found no wrongdoing in the awarding of a $1.8 million contract for the removal of Richmond’s Confederate statues last summer
Streaming platform Peacock will soon be available in the UK, as Comcast makes it available to Sky customers. Peacock, which is the home to NBC shows and Universal films in the US, will roll out later this year to almost 20 million Sky and NOW customers in the UK at no additional cost. Comcast, which owns Sky, Sky News' parent company, launched Peacock last year in the US, and has since amassed 54 million followers.
Lord Ken Clarke admitted he had ‘showed signs of impatience’ during questioning at the Infected Blood Inquiry this week.
1996 gold medal-winning gymnast says athletes in her era didn’t have a say in their own health
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has seen a spike in donations after its chief executive defended the charity helping people trying to cross the English Channel. According to numbers seen by the PA news agency, some £200,000 was donated through the RNLI website in one 24-hour period this week. The charity said it has faced abuse over the past five years for its operations in the Channel.
The U.S. official who wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning book on genocide is visiting Ethiopia next week to press the government to lift what the U.S. calls a blockade on humanitarian aid to the conflict-hit Tigray region