A car thief is in police custody after leading the LAPD on a high-speed chase through the streets of Los Angeles on Monday (June 21). The determined criminal refused to give up, even after losing all four tires to a series of perfectly placed spike strips.
The UK has recorded 11,625 new coronavirus cases, the highest number of daily infections recorded since February 19. It is the most amount of deaths reported in the daily Government figures since May 5. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been 153,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
Double-vaccinated Britons may be given the go-ahead within “weeks” for summer holidays in Mediterranean resorts without having to quarantine on their return, Matt Hancock signalled on Tuesday. The Health Secretary said he wanted to relax the restrictions on foreign travel, with millions of people still eager to head abroad to “amber” list countries. “It's something we are taking clinical advice on and we will have more to say in the weeks to come,” he told Times Radio.
The deadline for applications to the government's EU Settlement Scheme will not be extended beyond the end of June, a minister has warned, as tens of thousands face having their benefits cut. Home Office minister Kevin Foster said postponing the cut-off point would create "uncertainty", adding that all those who make an application before June 30 "will have their rights protected". The settled status scheme gives longstanding European residents who successfully apply indefinite leave to stay and work in the UK after Brexit.